The iconic photos from the southern plains states during the Great Depression say it all: the haunted eyes of weary mothers, children with their faces wrapped against the choking dust and families piling their belongings into trucks and heading to California.
In the two-part documentary The Dust Bowl, filmmaker Ken Burns (The Civil War, Baseball, Prohibition) focuses on the nearly decade-long drought that, coupled with unsustainable farming techniques, destroyed millions of acres in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico.
Cheers to Terrence Howard for his passionate performance on Law & Order: Los Angeles.
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As suave Deputy DA Jonah Dekker, the Oscar-nominated actor (Hustle & Flow) may be the most purely charismatic cast member on any L&O show since Chris Noth. And when he butts heads with Peter Coyote's more politically minded DA, it's a battle of seductively gravelly voices to rival Alec Baldwin and Will Arnett's verbal smackdowns on 30 Rock...
Following in the footsteps of former senator Fred Thompson and Sam Waterston, Peter Coyote steps into the lead district attorney role when Law & Order: Los Angeles premieres Wednesday. According to the 68-year-old character actor, it did not take much to convince him to join the show. "When [series creator] Dick Wolf called me to do this, he just ran down the cast list," Coyote says. "I said yes; I mean how can you turn this crew down?"
In this video, Coyote talks about...
Peter Coyote, whose most recent TV gigs have included Brothers & Sisters (as Nora's pre-Treat Williams love interest), The 4400 and Commander in Chief, next will guest-star on Tuesday night's most-watched program, NCIS, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
In the CBS procedural's first-ever Christmas episode, Coyote will play ...
The wine tasting at Tommy and Hollys new vineyard put Tommy at the center of tonights episode. The "center" of course being a place Tommy isnt normally accustomed to being. He handled everything well, and he definitely came across as the voice of reason among the extended Walker family. Not that that was hard to do, what with the Walker siblings missing the point of the wine tasting and doing a fair amount of wine drinking. But Tommys toast was a nice tribute to his dad, managing to be both honest about his father's flaws and respectful of all he taught them. Unfortunately the episode didnt end on a good note for Tommy. Hopefully the twins will be OK.Holly, on the other hand, didnt exactly play the gracious host to the Walker family. In the beginning of the episode I actually felt sort of bad for her, which is unusual because Hollys generally not the sort of character who generates a lot of sympathy. I dont think Nora was really under ...