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NBC Shares Blame with Williams for 'Storied' Career

Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D. | Posted 04.27.2015 | Media
Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D.

His biggest problem is he appeared to believe the larger-than-life visions of himself that NBC used to promote his broadcasts. He believed his own press, so to speak, and his public persona went straight to his head. Was that why his memory became so foggy?

5 Tips for Getting Teens to Read

Varda Epstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Varda Epstein

I can't get my kids to read. They're too busy playing on their computers and hi-tech devices. They read all the time, of course, but they aren't reading BOOKS.

Director Jeff Calhoun Has Nothing to Hyde When It Comes to Disney's Newsies

Jim Hill | Posted 06.19.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

You'd think -- what with getting the revival of "Jekyll & Hyde ready for its 13 week-long, limited engagement at the Marquis Theater -- that director Jeff Calhoun wouldn't have any time left for his other Broadway show, Disney's Newsies. But that's where you'd be wrong.

Dan Rather In His Own Voice

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Home
Tom Alderman

We seem to iconize certain newsies which is maybe why we have two new biographies in audio and print about veteran television newsfolk: Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather.