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Playwright David Mamet Calls Hollywood DEI Initiatives 'Garbage' & 'Fascist Totalitarianism'
by Joshua Wright - Apr 23, 2024

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer David Mamet - most recently represented on Broadway with the 2022 revival of American Buffalo starring Darren Criss, Laurence Fishburne, and Sam Rockwell - is making headlines for his opinions on the 'liberal establishment in Hollywood.'

Documentary News Series AXIOS Continues February 21
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 19, 2021

National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins addresses vaccine distribution and creation, working with the Trump Administration and the shadow epidemics including opioid addiction and mental illness with Axios editor-in-chief Nicholas Johnston.

Beanie Feldstein, Regina King, Phoebe Bridgers & More Appeared at RBG Rally 'Honor Her Wish'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 13, 2020

On Monday evening, leaders from politics, entertainment, and culture gathered for a special digital tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburga??s legacy.

Kamala Harris, Jane Fonda, Eva Longoria, Hillary Clinton & More Come Together For SUPERCHARGE: WOMEN ALL IN Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2020

Today, Supermajority kicked off a national campaign, 'Supercharge: Women All In,' to mobilize women for the 2020 election.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Endorses Joe Biden for President
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 30, 2020

In a conversation with Randi Weingarten of the American Federation of Teachers, Lin revealed that he'll be supporting the former Vice President in the upcoming election.

Public Television's 12-Part POETRY IN AMERICA Series Debuts on PBS Stations Nationwide, Online, & VOD sites
by Macon Prickett - Apr 5, 2018

New episodes of Poetry in America will be on public television stations nationwide starting the first week of April and running throughout the Spring.(Check local listings as some stations will debut the series at other times during the spring.)

Star Studded New Public Television Series POETRY IN AMERICA Launches In Time For National Poetry Month
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 6, 2018

NBA Hall of Fame basketball star and platinum hip-hop artist Shaquille O'Neal reads the immersive Edward Hirsch poem “Fast Break” about the universal experience of playing basketball in a remarkable new 12-part television series Poetry in America that aims to bring poetry to millions of viewers. Watch the trailer here!

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for INDECENT
by Walter McBride - Apr 19, 2017

Indecent, the newest work by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paula Vogel (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE), opened just last night, April 18 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet below!

Library of Congress Honors First Book with 2015 David M. Rubenstein Literacy Award
by Christina Mancuso - Oct 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Library of Congress has awarded First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise, with its prestigious David M. Rubenstein Prize for 2015. One of three Literacy Awards presented by the Library of Congress annually, the Rubenstein Prize is awarded to an organization that has made outstanding and measurable contributions in increasing literacy levels and has demonstrated exceptional and sustained depth and breadth in its commitment to the advancement of literacy. In addition, the award, which includes a $150,000 cash prize, honors organizations that meet the highest standards of excellence in operations and services.

AFT's Harvey Weinstein Hosts Screening of MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM Today
by Sarah Bellet - Nov 20, 2013

The American Federation of Teachers and The Weinstein Company are bringing the story of Nelson Mandela's life and his message of social justice, reconciliation and leadership to 3,000 Los Angeles public high school students

Photo Flash: Ed Schultz, Denyce Graves and Tony Danza Honor Teachers at AFT Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

Scroll down for a photo from last night's American Federation of Teachers' 'Making a Difference' event in which celebrities honored teachers who made a difference in their lives. They spoke before an audience of more than 2,000 educators at the AFT's conference in Washington, D.C.

FIRST BOOK Offering Relief for Victims of Hurricane Sandy
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 8, 2012

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, First Book, a nonprofit organization that provides new books to children in need, is raising funds to restock schools and home libraries throughout the affected communities.

NBC News Provides Cross Network Coverage of EDUCATION NATION, Beg. Today, 9/23
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2012

NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC and Telemundo will provide cross network on-air coverage of NBC's EDUCATION NATION with a series of special reports, programming and live events starting today, September 23.

NBC News to Provide Cross Network Coverage of EDUCATION NATION, Beg. 9/23
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 21, 2012

NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC and Telemundo will provide cross network on-air coverage of NBC's EDUCATION NATION with a series of special reports, programming and live events starting Sunday, September 23.

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