Loretta Young
Beverly Washburn Describes Working With a Legend


Beverly Washburn, one of the stars of “The Loretta Young Show,” talks about her experience working on the set with beloved American actress Loretta Young. She states that everybody on set got along just like a family and that Young was like a second mother to everyone. Washburn goes on … Continue reading

Helen Gurley Brown
Revolutionizing the Self-Made Woman

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The legacy of Helen Gurley Brown, former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, is remembered after she passed away at the age of 90 on August 13, 2012. Gail Sheehy, a journalist who knew Brown very well, recalls the type of person she was–claiming that Brown turned her back on the conventional … Continue reading

Helen Gurley Brown
Cosmopolitan’s Editor-in-Chief on Men, Money & Success


Joan Burnie, a columnist and associate editor at Cosmopolitan UK, describes what it was like to meet the former editor-in-chief of the magazine Helen Gurley Brown who passed away at the age of 90 on August 13, 2012. Burnie describes each of her visits to the office as “royal” and … Continue reading

Mad Men
[Blog] ‘Mad Men’: True or False? And Why It Matters

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Author: Phoebe Goldenberg With its sleek cast of characters, racy plot, illicit boozing, schmoozing and sexing, AMC’s primetime hit, “Mad Men,” is reviving America in the 1960s to 1970s as a cultural goldmine. It is a show that satisfies the modern appetite for all things provocative, seductive and unpredictable–but have … Continue reading

Eva Perón
The Lost Photographs of Evita Resurface


This video reveals the rescued photographs of the late former first lady of Argentina Eva Perón, which were taken by Alfredo Mazzorotlo during the last six years of Perón’s life. Mazzorotlo’s photographs depict Perón at different ceremonies, on various trips, and in private meetings. The photographer’s daughter, Maria Teresa Mazzorotola explains … Continue reading

Aung San Suu Kyi
Speaking Out After 15 Years of House Arrest

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Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Burma’s democracy movement and winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize, gives her first TV interview after being released from house arrest. Not only does she address the emotional toll of her experience, she also describes the day-to-day routines that sustained her. Although Suu Kyi … Continue reading

Marilyn Monroe
The Last Interview of Marilyn Monroe


Larry King talks to Richard Merryman, who conducted the last interview with Marilyn Monroe before she died in 1962. Merryman describes Monroe talking with much “gusto” and “vitality,” but at the same time he got a sense that she was struggling with her fame and her personal life. Monroe, whose … Continue reading

Peggy Shorey Thanks Sally Ride

Peggy Shorey Thanks Sally Ride

Executive director of Pride at Work, a nonprofit organization that aims to seek full equality for LGBT workers, thanks late astronaut Sally Ride. Ride revealed through her obituary that she had maintained a secret relationship with Tam O’Shaunghnessy, an educator and childhood friend of Ride’s, for twenty-seven years. O’Shaughnessy is … Continue reading