Remembering Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, a ‘spiritual leader for...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSCharacter above all: BEN BRADLEE Legendary Watergate editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93 Newspaper Editor Ben Bradlee Discusses Career, Journalism Quinn Bradlee Talks About Life with Learning Disability JUDY...
Danny Aiello: "I Only Know Who I Am When I'm Somebody Else"
Actor Danny Aiello has appeared in more than 85 films, including “Moonstruck” and “Godfather II.” He received an Academy Award nomination for his role as the embattled pizzeria owner Sal in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing.” But Aiello never had any...
From stutterer to star: How James Earl Jones found his voice
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJAMES EARL JONES: 1, 2… I was to stand there, say the 10 numbers. 4, 5… and then fall over fall flat over. That was exiting. And the kids liked that, too. Thats the one thing they remember— 9, 10 JEFF BROWN:In 1969...
News Wrap: Baghdad mosque bombed in wave of attacks
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: At least 58 people died in a wave of attacks across Iraq today. Most of the violence targeted Shiite districts. Scores of people were wounded. The deadliest blast happened at this mosque in Baghdad. A...
Legendary Actor Lord Richard Attenborough Dies At 90
Lord Richard Attenborough, the acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director died Sunday. He forged a lengthy acting career. As a director, he was known for Gandhi, for which he won two Academy Awards.
Hollywood, Broadway Icon Lauren Bacall Dies At 89
Award-winning actress Lauren Bacall was Humphrey Bogart's partner on and off the screen. She was nominated for an Academy Award, won two Tony Awards and received an honorary Oscar in 2009.
Former Burmese movie star finds leading role as activist
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Finally tonight: one mans story of transformation. It comes from Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, where, until recently, a military government denied political freedoms and kept it closed from...
The Gist: Smithies Dis Chris, Coaches Corner
On todays episode, Mike Pesca talks with Cathy ONeil about the protest at Smith College that resulted in the withdrawal of IMF head Christine Lagarde as graduation speaker. Then, a wide ranging conversation between Ed Dunn, the coach featured in the...
Preserving the cultural treasures of Los Angeles, one block at a time
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: And finally tonight: mapping out an American citys history, one block at a time. RELATED LINKSLos Angeles: city in contrast Los Angeles artist finds inspiration in everyday places, things LA MOCA weighs...
Oscars Recap, RuPaul's Drag Race, and What To Do When You're Stuck at...
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Trey Graham, and Glen Weldon talk about the campy reality show RuPaul's Drag Race. They'll address everything from the meaning of glamour to the age politics amongst...
News Wrap: EPA offers new rules on cutting sulfur levels in gasoline
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The situation in Ukraine shook Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 153 points to close at 16,168. The Nasdaq fell more than 30 points to close at 4,277. And the SP 500 dropped more than 13...
WSJ's The News Hub, A.M. Edition, March 3, 2014
Stocks fall on Ukraine unrest, Who were the big winners at the Academy Awards?
Academy Awards Recap
Christopher Farley joins The WSJ This Morning with a recap of the Academy Awards.
Filmweek (02/28/14): AirTalk’s annual Academy Awards preview
Larry Mantle and the KPCC film critics tell you how and why to mark your viewing-party ballots for awards-worthy films.
The Human Moments We Miss, Backstage At The Oscars
He was there when Jennifer Lawrence stumbled. He received life-changing advice from Philip Seymour Hoffman. Entertainment Weekly writer Anthony Breznican shares stories from the Academy Awards.
The Oscars Omnibus
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon, and Bob Mondello sit down for the Oscars Omnibus. They'll talk about the nine best picture nominations--will Gravity, 12 Years a Slave, or another film...
No cutoff music here: take your time while you identify fictional and factual "Oscars" based on the speeches they might give if they won Academy Awards.
02-27-14 Marketplace Tech - Dot com for murder
The Oscars are this weekend and we thought it was a good chance to talk about technology in the movies, and how the movies often get it wrong when depicting the future or even the present.Plus, this week the House of Representatives passed a cell...
Oscar nominated ’20 Feet from Stardom’ gives voice to back-up singers
Jo Lawry, Judith Hill and Lisa Fischer singing back-up in 20 Feet From Stardom. Courtesy: RADiUS-TWC It was the middle of the night in 1969. Merry Clayton, a respected back-up singer, receives a call to help the Rolling Stones. Donning her robe and...
Dave Karger: Fandango.com
Dave Karger is unique among the ever-growing pack of 'Oscar experts.' He knows movies, yes. But what sets him apart is his historical sense of the Oscars.
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