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Our Crowd: In the Arena and in the News
Ageing is capturing the attention of the Western World, but not in a good way. The doubling of the ageing population is often referred to as the grey tsunami and all that is implied by that metaphor – destruction and devastation.
Legendary activist investor Carl Icahn is concerned that CEO compensation and short-termism are increasing inequality and harming the economy’s long-term prospects.
Donald Sutherland’s career exploded in 1970 when he became the face of anarchy as the sexy army surgeon Hawkeye Pierce in Robert Altman’s M*A*S*H.
Few investors would disagree with the idea that management matters. Whether it’s establishing and maintaining a corporate culture, executing on strategic initiatives or managing capital, CEOs can make a big difference in whether a company turns into a stud or a dud.
Entertainment industry billionaire David Geffen, who previously gave $300 million to support UCLA’s medical school, is donating $100 million to establish a private middle and high school on the Westwood campus partly for the children of faculty and staff.
In November of 1979, First Lady Rosalynn Carter made a trip to a refugee camp near the Thai-Cambodian border. The fall of South Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos to Communist forces, four years earlier, produced three million refugees—Vietnamese boat people fleeing persecution,
George H. W. Bush is unusual among modern American presidents in that after he left the White House in 1993 he never produced his own full-scale autobiography.
On an unseasonably warm fall day, Louise Fishman, a 76-year-old painter with a shock of short white hair, a fanny pack slung at her hip, and a radiant quality of openness, settled casually into a chair in the back room of Cheim & Read, her dealer since the late ’90s.
It’s rare in this country for an actual political fight to break out over a filmmaker. The current squabble over Quentin Tarantino’s remarks about police shootings stands out for its oddity — we usually see controversy involving a director only when Michael Moore has a new documentary to promote.
In the winter of 1948 Graham Greene arrived in the “smashed, dreary city” of Vienna to oversee work on his screenplay for The Third Man.
In a statement announcing he won’t run for president, the Democrat offered a glimpse of how he’ll spend his last turn on the national stage—and what his legacy might be.
The acting titans on working together for the first time in BBC2 drama The Dresser and why one of them can’t keep a straight face in rehearsal…