On Thursday, PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown will sit down for an interview with actor Bryan Cranston, currently starring in “All the Way” on Broadway in New York City.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos stood guard Monday in Mexico City, Mexico at the honoring ceremony for Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Hundreds waited outside the Palace of Beautiful Arts in Mexico City to … Continue reading
The massive horse heads tower over the landscape, glinting in the sun or glistening in the rain, depending on what the ever-changing Scottish skies have in store. Named “The Kelpies,” the 100-foot tall, 300-ton structures officially opened to the public Monday, although their location next to one of Scotland’s busiest motorways means they’ve been on view since construction began in June 2013. Continue reading
What do an eighth grade news anchor from Newark, N.J., a three-time student Emmy winner from Michigan and Montana’s Journalist of the Year scholarship winner all have in common? These students, along with eight other youth journalists from across the … Continue reading
Yusef Komunyakaa’s poem “I Am Silas” is published in “Lines in Long Array: A Civil War Commemoration: Poems and Photographs, Past and Present.” In recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Smithsonian’s National Poetry Gallery commissioned 12 modern poets to reflect on our contemporary understanding of the war. Continue reading
Spanish-language author and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez drew worldwide admiration for the poetic style and magical realism of his many novels and stories. Marquez died Thursday in Mexico City at the age of 87. Hari Sreenivasan talks to writer William Kennedy, a long-time acquaintance of Marquez. Continue reading
#GabrielMarquezGarcia and #LatinAmerica in a nutshell pic.twitter.com/EN3VuRlSU3 — Sony Kapoor (@SonyKapoor) April 18, 2014 Many took to the Internet Thursday and Friday to post tributes Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate, who died Thursday at the age … Continue reading
Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday, according to a source close to the family. He was 87. The author, affectionately called “Gabo,” was well-known for defining the genre of magical realism. He exposed readers around the globe to Latin American culture through novels and short stories, which expressed passion, superstition, violence and inequality. He became one of the most popular Spanish-language writers in history, spawning comparisons to popular American authors like Mark Twain and Charles Dickens. Continue reading