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  • After the vote

    A week ago this column asserted that the present electoral system in the United States now places the U.S government on sale every two years -- the presidency and congress every four years, and the entire House of Representatives and a third of the Senate, as well as assorted state governors, judges, and other officials, every two years, as in the mid-term election that took place on November 4.
  • Was Mae West the greatest star? She certainly thought so!

    "I OWN and operate a ferocious ego," said Bill Moyers. IN MENTIONING Mae West the other day and her famous quote (usually misquoted) from "She Done Him Wrong," it occurred to me that Mae, of all the sex symbols, indeed perhaps of all great female stars,...

    Madeline Amgott Dead: Pioneering Female TV News Producer Dies at 92

    Madeline Amgott, who was one of the only women to produce TV news programming in the 1950s and '60s, died of lymphoma on Saturday in Manhattan. She was 92. But Amgott's achievements went beyond just successfully penetrating a male-dominated arena. She...

    Media Outlets Claim to Speak for 'The American People,' But Do They?

    Aside from reminding everyone that Christmas is the best (or worst) time to garner oodles of free publicity, the "Duck Dynasty" fracas -- with A&E suspending and reinstating "star" Phil Robertson, primarily over comments about gays -- illustrates just how...

    Bill Moyers: Who are 'we the people'?

    Bill Moyers: Who are 'we the people'?
    On my 16th birthday in 1950, I went to work for the daily newspaper in the small East Texas town where I grew up. It was a racially divided town — about 20,000 people, half of them white, half of them black — a place where you could grow up...