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Twentieth Century

The Broadway Season of David Rockwell

Cara Joy David | Posted 04.27.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

It's unusual for stars or directors to have over two shows a season -- even two is quite an accomplishment.

AIDS and African-American History

NOTCHES | Posted 05.05.2015 | Black Voices
NOTCHES

Black inequality--inaugurated under slavery and maintained by protean forms of white supremacy--has been central to American society, through to the present day. But where does AIDS fit into this story?

Richard Pryor, Furious Cool, and an Early Thanksgiving

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

In what is clearly (and beautifully) a labor of love, brothers David Henry and Joe Henry have brought Richard Pryor back to pulsating life, affirming ...

6 Whistleblowers Before Edward Snowden

The Huffington Post | Katerina Rosen | Posted 06.13.2013 | Fifty

This week the media can't get enough of 28-year-old whistleblower Edward Snowden. The hero/traitor released details of the National Security Agency (N...

Icons Of American Photography At The Met: Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen, and Paul Strand WHAT: 'Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand' WHEN: November 10, 2010 - April 10, 2011 WHERE: The Met...

Restoring the Middle Class Will Restore American Exceptionalism

Lance Simmens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lance Simmens

What made this country exceptional in the twentieth century was the emergence of a vibrant and expansive middle class. Ignoring such a reality is exceptionally unproductive.

The Best Depression-Era Comedies by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

A savvy Hollywood responded to challenging times by recognizing what a transformed public would want to see and leveraging the full might of the studio system to provide it.