Arts

  • 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

  • October 14, 1997  

    Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads the Greek poet Constantin Cavafy’s poem “Waiting for the Barabarians.” Continue reading

  • October 9, 1997  

    Italian playwright Dario Fo has won the Nobel prize for literature. The Swedish Academy cited the 71-year-old writer and actor for using laughter to open our eyes to injustices in society. Two theater experts discuss his contribution to world literature, and his capacity for “epic clowning.” Continue reading

  • September 26, 1997  

    One hundred years ago, William Faulkner was born. He went on to be one of the most influential American writers ever. His works are some of the most highly regarded Southern literature. Continue reading

  • September 26, 1997  

    One hundred years ago, William Faulkner was born. He went on to be one of the most influential American writers ever. His works are some of the most highly regarded Southern literature. Elizabeth Farnsworth discusses his impact with Donald Kartiganer and Lee Smith. Continue reading

  • September 26, 1997  

    Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming considers the ironies of marriage. Continue reading