Dancer and entertainer Gene Kelly's wife of sixteen years, Betsy Blair, talks about Kelly’s legacy in an audio clip from our Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer.
Dr. Penelope Niven is the author of Carl Sandburg: A Biography and Carl Sandburg: Adventures of a Poet. In a series of filmed interviews, see and hear Dr. Niven talk about the life and times of Carl Sandburg.
The life and times of Carl Sandburg as told by Sandburg biographer, Penelope Niven.
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For this hour, 'Meet Carl Sandburg,' from NBC Radio's Biography in Sound series. This 1955 broadcast is a documentary in sound about the poet, author, musician, and historian, Carl Sandburg: all told through readings and songs from Sandburg, as well as interviews with the people that knew him--describing him as if he were as big as Paul Bunyan.
‘There is not one human problem that could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise.’
--- Gore Vidal, 1925-2012
BY TOM McNAMARA
In 1960, there were buttons made that read: GORE VIDAL FOR CONGRESS. That kind of red and blue, postwar colored typeface you’d see for politicians like Nixon ...
National Encore of JUDY GARLAND: BY MYSELF airs on Friday, June 22, 2012, at 9:00 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings).
Watch and listen as Judy Garland sings "Look For The Silver Lining" from the 1946 MGM musical, Till The Clouds Roll By.