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Topic - Nina Totenberg
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is skipping President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night and will be giving his own speech at an event hosted by National Public Radio at George Washington University.
Roman Totenberg, a violin instructor from Poland whose nine-decade career featured concert performances before kings and presidents and helped produce dozens of accomplished musicians, has died at age 101.
During the turbulence of the Russian revolution and famine, Totenberg "literally became the breadwinner for his starving family because the payment for his performances was often bread and butter," said daughter Nina Totenberg, a legal affairs correspondent for National Public Radio.