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Warner Bros - You Must Remember This

In April 1923, four brothers from Youngstown, Ohio officially incorporated their new motion picture company, which would grow into the media empire Warner Bros.

Sep 9th, 2008 | 83 comments

Waldo Salt - About Waldo Salt

Nineteen thirty-eight was a fateful year for Waldo Salt. It was the year the young screenwriter saw his first screenplay, "THE SHOPWARN ANGEL," produced by Joe Mankiewicz, with a cast featuring James Stewart, Margaret Sullivan, and Walter Pidgeon.

Dec 11th, 2006 | 5 comments

Yehudi Menuhin - About Yehudi Menuhin

Yehudi Menuhin had one of the longest and most distinguished careers of any violinist of the twentieth century.

Oct 28th, 2006 | 2 comments

Andy Warhol - A Documentary Film

Andy Warhol defined the pop art movement of the 20th Century. His paintings are among the most recognizable images ever produced.

Sep 20th, 2006 | 67 comments

Walter Cronkite - About Walter Cronkite

He was the man who told us that President Kennedy had been shot, the man who told us that we had put a man on the moon, and the man who told us that we couldn't win the Vietnam War.

Jul 26th, 2006 | 29 comments

Muddy Waters - Can't Be Satisfied

Over three and a half-decades, Muddy Waters’ band became a springboard for many of his sidemen, launching a prominent school of blues performers.

May 24th, 2006 | 10 comments

Sarah Vaughan - About Sarah Vaughan

During the course of a career that spanned nearly fifty years, Sarah Vaughan was the singer’s singer, influencing everyone from Mel Torme to Anita Baker.

Oct 8th, 2005 | 50 comments

Hank Williams - About Hank Williams

Williams set the agenda for contemporary country songcraft and sang his songs with such believability that we feel privy to his world, despite the fact that he left no in-depth interviews and just a few letters.

Aug 10th, 2005 | 31 comments

Alice Waters - Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution

Waters has more than money on her mind. She wants every school in America to have a garden and every child to have an opportunity to discover the taste of fresh food.

Feb 17th, 2005 | 5 comments
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