Ben Bradlee

Weird Al is ‘finally’ getting a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame this month

“Weird Al” Yankovic is about to get his star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.<p>The 1980 Cal Poly graduate, known for his pop music parodies, posted on his …

Shonda Rhimes

The Forgotten: How the People of One Pennsylvania County Elected Donald Trump and Changed America

<b>Katherine Tsanoff Brown Chair in Humanities and Professor of History at Rice University and author of Cronkite - Douglas Brinkley</b><p>"Ben Bradlee's The …

Donald Trump

The 25 Greatest Legal Movies: Expanding the Boundaries

Another newspaper movie makes this year’s list: a smartly paced thriller from Steven Spielberg about the drama behind the <i>Washington Post</i>’s decision …

Law

Ted Williams: "The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived" | Timeline | American Masters | PBS

<b>August 30th</b><b>, 1918</b> – Theodore Samuel Williams is born in San Diego, California to May Williams and Samuel Williams<p><b>1935</b> – Signs Minor League contract …

San Diego Padres

Ted Williams on 'American Masters': The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived

The special profiles the player's career, naval service, and personal life.

Korean War

TV highlights: ‘Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived’

<i>(All times Eastern.)</i><p><b>Penn & Teller: Fool Us</b> (CW at 8) The magicians featured in the episode include Seth Grabel, Patrick Folkerts, Migz and Emily Victoria.<p><b>So You Think You Can Dance</b> (Fox at 8) The top 10 highest-performing female dancers are partnered with an all-star man.<p><b>American Pickers</b> …

Entertainment

Ben Bradlee, Jr. and Nick Davis

Adnan reviews Ant-Man and the Wasp (4:28), Hereditary (8:23), and Blockers (15:27), discusses a new documentary on Ted Williams (18:48), and recaps …

Documentaries

A Firing Offense: A Novel

Overview<p>A Firing Offense: A Novel by David Ignatius<p>“A dynamic thriller with the coolest, smartest journalist that fiction ever produced.”—Ben …

Barnes & Noble

The Post | Hold the presses for Streep , Hanks and Spielberg

<b>Truth be told.</b><p>Steadfast newspaper publisher Kay Graham (Meryl Streep) and crusading Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) team up to expose …

Television (UK)

Meryl Streep goes from Spierlberg’s Pentagon Papers to Soderbergh’s Panama Papers | hollywood

Meryl Streep is set to play the lead role in The Laundromat, a Steven Soderbergh-directed thriller about the Panama Papers. According to the …

Entertainment (India)

On digital: The Post — formulaic and cliché-ridden newspaper drama from Steven Spielberg | Financial Times

<b>Steven Spielberg, 2017</b><p><b>Entertainment One</b><p>Talking, typing, meeting: these are not the most cinematic of activities. But in Steven Spielberg’s account of …

Steven Spielberg

Capturing Katherine Graham In The Oscar-Nominated Film 'The Post'

The film, directed by Steven Spielberg, stars Meryl Streep as Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham and Tom Hanks as editor Ben Bradlee. Here & …

Tom Hanks

'The Post' is Really a Vietnam War Movie

The publication of the Pentagon Papers changed the course of the war and American public opinion.<br>Read more at http://undertheradar.military.com

U.S. Military

Here's the secret to happiness, and its not money or success

According to an 80-year-old Harvard study, good friends are more important to happiness than success or money.<p>The study, the longest one on adult …

Self-improvement

Have a good time with ‘The Book of Mormon’ and other Austin events

1. “The Book of Mormon”<p><b>8 p.m. April 17-21, 2 p.m. April 21, 1 and 7 p.m. April 22. $39-$154. Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Drive.</b> …

Austin City Limits

Ben Bradlee Jr. to speak at Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center luncheon

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and a great way to support that cause is to attend <b>Dallas Children's Advocacy Center</b>'s Appetite for …

Texas

Gabriel Pogrund named 2018 Stern Fellow at The Post

By WashPostPR<p><b>Announcement from Executive Editor Martin Baron and Managing Editor Cameron Barr:</b><p>We are thrilled to announce the selection of Gabriel Pogrund of The Sunday Times in London as this year’s Laurence Stern Fellow at The Washington Post.<p>Gabriel, 23, serves as news and politics reporter at …

University College London

What The Post got right – and wrong

The film took some liberties with how the Pentagon Papers story unfolded, says Patty Rhule, journalism historian and curator at Washington, DC’s Newseum.<p>Was legendary publisher Katharine Graham as uncertain about the journalistic mission of The Washington Post as she appears in Steven Spielberg’s …

Film (UK)

The nine contenders for the best picture Oscar

Here is a brief summary of the nine films vying for the most prestigious prize at Sunday’s Oscars ceremony:<p>– ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, …

Darkest Hour

9) Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

It's almost the biggest night of the year for movie buffs. Oscars Sunday is upon us, so , it's time to get caught up on what's going down at the …

Darkest Hour

The 'Three Billboards' Style Tactic to Lure LeBron James to Philadelphia

Other advocacy groups have also borrowed from the Oscar-nominated film<p>Inspired by the Oscar-nominated film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, …

Daniel Day-Lewis

'Imitation Game' Writer Graham Moore's Directorial Debut Picked Up

Jeff Robinov’s studio will pick up Moore’s sci-fi thriller “Naked Is The Best Disguise”<p>Oscar-winning writer Graham Moore will soon make his …

Daniel Day-Lewis

Fact-checking the movie The Post, Oscar nominee for best picture

Editor's note: Have you ever wondered if the movie you just saw — that claimed to be based on a real story or historical events — was really …

Journalism

'The Post' renews attention for Pentagon Papers ruling

NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Spielberg's Oscar-nominated "The Post" has revived interest in the newspaper battles of the 1970s, the lives of Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham and executive Ben Bradlee and the risks of publishing the top-secret documents known as "The Pentagon Papers."<p>It also …

Pentagon Papers

Oscar-Nominated 'Last Men in Aleppo' Producer's Visa Rejected, Can't Attend Ceremony

Documentary feature follows White Helmets’ rescue work in Syrian city of Aleppo<p>“The Last Men in Aleppo” producer Kareem Abeed will not attend this …

White Helmets

Academy to Eliminate Paper Balloting at Next Year's Oscars

This will be the last year Academy members can cast their votes with paper and pen<p>This year’s Oscars will be the last year that members of the …

Daniel Day-Lewis

Shakespeare Love! Tom Hanks and Wife Rita Wilson to Unite on Stage for Henry IV

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are taking their love to the main stage.<p>The actors will be starring in the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles’s production …

Henry IV

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson to Take on the Bard in LA Production of 'Henry IV'

“The Post” star Hanks will play Falstaff in the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles’ production this June<p>Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson will take to the …

Tom Hanks

Awards Box Office: How Did the Oscar-Nominated Shorts Do?

As ShortsTV and Magnolia Pictures brought this year’s short film standouts to theaters this weekend, “Darkest Hour” hit the $50 million box office …

Daniel Day-Lewis

'Call Me by Your Name' Wins Scripter Award for Adapted Screenplay

For the last seven years in a row, the Scripter winner has gone on to take the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay<p>“Call Me by Your Name” has …

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