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The New Yorker
Angels and Agesflight home, I picked up James L. Swanson’s “Manhunt,” a vivid account of the a
Angels and Ages
The New Yorker / Posted 16 hours ago
flight home, I picked up James L. Swanson’s “Manhunt,” a vivid account of the assassination and the twelve-day search for John Wilkes Booth that followed. Once again, I came to the deathbed scene, the vigil, the gathering. The Reverend Dr. Gurley,... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Making of Shakespeare’s First Folio by Emma Smith reviewso Shakespeare’s folio provides us with an idea of a world we could have lost.
The Making of Shakespeare’s First Folio by Emma Smith review
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
so Shakespeare’s folio provides us with an idea of a world we could have lost. The two actors who edited the plays, John Heminge and Henry Condell, commissioned a portrait of Shakespeare to accompany the text, a sign of his celebrity as well... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
‘Every country has its fearmongers’ – Bryan Cranston on Trumbo and Hollywood’s blacklistfull decade. The only work Trumbo could find was with the “poverty row” studio
‘Every country has its fearmongers’ – Bryan Cranston on Trumbo and Hollywood’s blacklist
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
full decade. The only work Trumbo could find was with the “poverty row” studio of the King brothers (played in the film by John Goodman and Stephen Root) who “need scripts like an army needs toilet paper”. He knocked out about 18 scripts in two... Read more
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Times of Malta
The eclipse of the Bardlater, during a special occasion in honour of well-known impresario Malfiggiani
The eclipse of the Bard
Times of Malta / Posted 29 days ago
later, during a special occasion in honour of well-known impresario Malfiggiani. In November 1929, Verdi’s last opera, Falstaff, based on Shakespeare’s play The Merry Wives of Windsor, was performed at the splendid Royal Opera House in Valletta... Read more
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Columbia Star
Part VI Work, Marriage, and Moving On The Columbia Years: Excerpts From Capitol Steps; the Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Congressman Jenrette | January 15, 2016John Jenrette Law school and work in the Senate were not the only activities of
Part VI Work, Marriage, and Moving On The Columbia Years: Excerpts From Capitol Steps; the Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Congressman Jenrette | January 15, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 29 days ago
John Jenrette Law school and work in the Senate were not the only activities of Jenrette during those Columbia years. Always enterprising, Jenrette was into multi-tasking long before multi-tasking was into American jargon. In South Carolina, public... Read more

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