Curt Schleier


'Finding Your Roots' Goes All Jewish

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King (Norman) Lear Looks Back at Those '70s Shows

By Curt Schleier

King (Norman) Lear Looks Back at Those '70s Shows
Norman Lear created some of the most popular TV series of the 1970s. A new memoir describes his Jewy upbringing and how he stumbled upon the sitcom genre.Read More


PBS Wades Into the ISIS Quagmire

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PBS Wades Into the ISIS Quagmire
“The Rise of ISIS,” the latest documentary from the award-winning Frontline PBS investigative series, is likely to leave you with one major takeaway.Read More


'Disgraced' Asks Uncomfortable Questions About Islam

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Jay Black's 7 Favorite Songs

By Curt Schleier

Jay Black's 7 Favorite Songs
Jay Black has been singing professionally for 51 of his almost 76 years. That “almost” comes out November 2. He’ll be celebrating that birthday with a pair of concerts, one at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, N.J., and the other at NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Long Island. We chatted with him about the stories behind a few of his favorite songs:Read More



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