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Spielberg, Streep, and Hanks to Team for Pentagon Papers Drama

In retrospect, it was sort of nutty it had taken Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg so long to work together: Spielberg had been making films for over twenty years before he found his current go-to leading man, and Hanks had already been starring in movies for nearly a decade-and-a-half, with two Oscars under his belt. 272 more words


Quote of the day, Aug. 25

Katharine Graham, from Personal History

“What the president never accepted, or even clearly understood—as most people don’t understand—is the autonomy editors have, and must have, to produce a good newspaper. 9 more words

Trump channels his inner Nixon in attacks on the press

Previously published at WGBHNews.org.

More than 40 years after he resigned as president, Richard Nixon remains the lodestar for political skullduggery. And so it was when Donald Trump threatened to retaliate against… 1,133 more words