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Unbroken: Laura Hillenbrand’s Story of Survival

Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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As a child, Louie Zamperini was a whirlwind. The son of Italian immigrants, he was born in Olean, New York, but grew up in Torrance,

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Kirk Douglas’s I Am Spartacus!:
Making a Film, Breaking the Blacklist

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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Kirk Douglas was born in my hometown, Amsterdam, New York. Growing up, my mother would tell me stories about sitting next to Issur Danielovitch in

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Michelle Williams Lights Up the Screen as Marilyn

Monday, February 13th, 2012
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The 1957 film The Prince and the Showgirl was perfectly cast to type—Laurence Olivier the “prince” of the London stage as Charles, the Prince Regent

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Linda Evans

Linda Evans—A Real Life Krystle Carrington

Thursday, October 6th, 2011
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Linda Evans was the original “Good Wife.” As Dynasty‘s Krystle Carrington, the blond, angelic second wife of tycoon Blake Carrington, played by the debonair John Forsythe,

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