Film + Television

Paul Robeson - About the Actor

Paul Robeson's immense talents made him a revered man of his time, yet his radical political beliefs all but erased him from popular history.

Aug 26th, 2006 | 146 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

Marilyn Monroe - Marilyn Monroe: Still Life and Essay By Gloria Steinem

An essay by Gloria Steinem on Marilyn Monroe -- "The Woman Who Will Not Die," and a video of famous portraits of the American actress and colossal American icon.

Jul 19th, 2006 | 58 comments

Gene Kelly - Anatomy of a Dancer

Gene Kelly revived the movie musical and redefined dance on screen, bringing with him an inspired sensibility and an original vitality.

Jun 8th, 2006 | 56 comments

John Ford and John Wayne - Pappy and the Duke

Ford and Wayne, a friendship and professional collaboration that spanned 50 years, changed each others' lives, the movies, and the way America saw itself.

May 10th, 2006 | 13 comments

Mort Sahl - About Mort Sahl

In his trademark V-neck sweater, with the day’s newspaper tucked under his arm, Mort Sahl has satirized -- and entertained -- presidents from Eisenhower to Clinton.

Mar 19th, 2006 | 10 comments

Danny Kaye - About the Actor

Danny Kaye was equally popular and at home on the stage, television, the silver screen, and radio.

Sep 16th, 2005 | 50 comments

Bob Newhart - Interview with Bob Newhart

Comedian Bob Newhart has enthralled audiences with his trademark stammer, one-sided telephone conversations and hysterical, historical "what if" routines for more than 40 years.

Jul 20th, 2005 | 6 comments

Sam Goldwyn - About Sam Goldwyn

Sam Goldwyn's name is synonymous with the American movie from its beginnings through its golden age.

Jul 17th, 2005 | 2 comments
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