Paul Prudhomme: NOLA Remembers

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Paul Prudhomme,  is remembered by NOLA residents.  Prudhomme, brought the cooking of Louisiana and New Orleans– — especially the Cajun gumbos, jambalayas and dirty rice he grew up with — to the world and put New Orleans on the culinary map. Hear locals, friends and colleagues recall his kindness and … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Taylor on Marriage

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Elizabeth Taylor discusses marriage with Johnny Carson following her seventh marriage to construction worker Larry Fortensky.  In this funny, yet sincere, conversation Carson and Elizabeth Taylor talk about their many marriages and how they have brought humor, sobriety and astrology into their relationships.  Taylor married Fortensky on October 6th, 1991.

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Mount Rushmore: Thomas Jefferson Revealed

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Mount Rushmore carving began October 4, 1927 near Keystone South Carolina.  Mount Rushmore was sculpted by Danish-American Gutzon Borglum and his son, Lincoln Borglum.  The president faces were completed between 1934 and 1939.  Mount Rushmore has the faces of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. President … Continue reading

Captain Kangaroo Discusses his Famous Show

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Captain Kangaroo discusses his famous show on CBS.  Played by Bob Kasheen, the Captain Kangaroo show ran on CBS for nearly 30 years.  The show launched on October 3rd 1955 and ran until December 8, 1984–making it the longest-running nationally broadcast children’s television program of its day.In 1986, the American … Continue reading

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Philipe Petit Discusses Fear on The Wire

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Philippe Petit speaking about FEAR. Petit walked a tightrope between the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York in August 1974 and was featured in the Academy Award Winning Documentary Man on Wire directed by James Marsh.  He is also the subject of Robert Zemeckis’ 2015 film … Continue reading

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Auditioning for Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining

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“REDRUM, REDRUM” What was it like to do an open call audition for a classic role in Stanley Kubrick’s class The Shining…and you’re only 4 years old? Dan Lloyd, who played the iconic role of Danny in Kubrick’s adaptation of the Stephen King story, describes auditioning and then getting the … Continue reading