Curt Schleier


How Isabel Rose Went From Acting to Writing to Music

By Curt Schleier

How Isabel Rose Went From Acting to Writing to Music
The first song on Isabel Rose’s new CD is “Lot of Livin’ To Do,” an especially appropriate choice. She has already packed a lot of living into her, uh, years on planet Earth.Read More


Clearing Hurdles at the Nazi Olympics

By Curt Schleier

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Israel Horovitz on Paris and the Movies

By Curt Schleier

Israel Horovitz on Paris and the Movies
Israel Horovitz is the author of over 70 produced plays, most famously “Lebensraum,” his “Fountain Pen” trilogy, and “The Indian Wants the Bronx.” But, as he explains, “I was turning 75 and I thought that would scare the hell out of me.”Read More


Behind the Firehouse Doors

By Curt Schleier

Behind the Firehouse Doors
Filmmaker Liz Garbus is responsible for numerous powerful and award-winning documentaries: “The Farm: Angola USA,” about Louisiana’s infamous maximum security prison; “The Nazi Officer’s Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust”; and “Killing in the Name,” an Academy Award-nominated documentary about Islamic terrorism.Read More


Shattering the Glass Ceiling: An Interview with Lynn Sherr

By Curt Schleier

Shattering the Glass Ceiling: An Interview with Lynn Sherr
Lynn Sherr spent more than 30 years with ABC News, reporting on everything from national political campaigns to social issues. But it was her time covering the space program that provided the grist for her latest book, a biography, “Sally Ride: America’s First Women in Space.”Read More



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