Monthly Archives: April 2013

Jackie Robinson Film Moves President, Inspires First Lady

The president, reported the First Lady, was “visibly, physically moved” yesterday after viewing a new film dramatizing the breakthrough career of Dodger legend Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play major league baseball. One of the perks of being … Continue reading

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Martin Scorsese’s Favorite Film? You’ve Never Heard of It

Since 1972, an unbroken line of authors, historians, professors, journalists and public intellectuals —from Erik Erikson to Saul Bellow to Toni Morrison — have delivered the Jefferson Lecture, described by the National Endowment for the Humanities as “the highest honor … Continue reading

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