This first part gets back to the first two years of Obama’s first term, from his inauguration as the 44th President of the United States to the mid term elections in November 2010 and the White House’s first battles. watch
American Masters explores the life and career of Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning novelist Philip Roth, often referred to as the greatest living American writer. Reclusive and diffident, Roth grants very few interviews, but for the first time, allowed a journalist to spend 10 days interviewing him on camera.
In December 2007, a letter turned up at a post office in New York City that a certain Penny Baxter had written to Jim Kowalski back in 1949. She claimed that her husband, Mafia boss Tony Carlucci, wanted to murder her.
For the elderly Jim Kowalski, this letter brings back a lot of memories. He s one of the few people left who experienced from up close how the love between an ambitious girl and her Mafia boss-boyfriend was doomed to failure, and how lots of heads rolled in the wake of history.
Empire State Building Murders is an ode to American film noir, a feature film dressed up like a documentary. Director William Karel edited countless film excerpts from old classics into a black-and-white drama in which the Empire State Building plays a key role.
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This first part gets back to the first two years of Obama’s first term, from his inauguration as the 44th President of the United States to the mid term elections in November 2010 and the White House’s first battles.
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