Arts

  • November 11, 1997  

    Tennessee Williams’ acclaimed drama is 50 years old this fall. The latest production is at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater. Continue reading

  • November 11, 1997  

    Tennessee Williams’ acclaimed drama is 50 years old this fall. The latest production is at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater. Elizabeth Farnsworth talks to the director and a Williams biographer about the enduring nature of the play and the playwright. Continue reading

  • November 5, 1997  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt considers things that cannot be seen, yet are there. Continue reading

  • November 3, 1997  

    Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming considers the reality of modern women. Continue reading

  • November 3, 1997  

    The Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to California’s Proposition 209, the 1996 initiative which overturned affirmative action in the state. Continue reading

  • October 28, 1997  

    Spencer Michels takes a look at modern China as seen in the works of some modern Chinese artists. Continue reading

  • October 27, 1997  

    Now, it is the women’s turn: The Million Woman March. African-American women gathered in Philadelphia to celebrate their unity and solidarity. Continue reading

  • October 24, 1997  

    In 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee began its investigation of suspected communists in the film industry. The investigation ruined hundreds of careers. Elizabeth Farnsworth talks with Paul Jarrico and Marsha Hunt about their experiences on the blacklist. Continue reading

  • October 22, 1997  

    The representative from California’s 46th Congressional District, Loretta Sanchez, is working under the shadow of three ongoing investigations. Republican Bob Dornan, says illegal voting by immigrants cost him his seat, but Democrats believe the improper votes will not prove significant. Jeffrey Kaye has more on Dornan. Continue reading

  • October 21, 1997  

    In Bilbao, Spain, a marriage of American and Basque cultures has created a monumental new museum. The man who designed the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Frank Gehry, talks about his inspirations and the process of building what many are hailing as the “Bilbao Miracle.” Continue reading