February 19, 2002 |
Unlike the nameless hero of his landmark novel, Ralph Ellison was no "Invisible Man." When his searing, surreal tale of a young black man's quest for identity in racist America was published in 1952, Ellison became a literary sensation. But like the hero's grandfather, whose raspy deathbed rant lingers throughout the novel, Ellison was a constant puzzle.
February 1, 2011
The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Candace Cameron; Ricky Martin. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Matthew Perry; former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.); Brooke Burke. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Regis and Kelly Lisa Kudrow; Minka Kelly. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.) with his wife, Ann. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors A 28-day road to health. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL The Talk Suzanne Somers. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS The Oprah Winfrey Show Vegan diet; where meat comes from; authors Michael Pollan and Kathy Freston.
October 17, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Monday: "Star Trek" and "Heroes" star Zachary Quinto comes out as a gay man. ( Los Angeles Times ) Racing wife Ashley Judd mourns the death of Indy 500 champion Dan Wheldon. ( USA Today ) "Real Steel" still packs a punch. The robot boxing movie beat out "Footloose" and "The Thing" at the box office. ( Los Angeles Times ) "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2," "The Dark Knight Rises," Darth Vader and "Doctor Who" all take Scream Awards.
February 17, 2005 |
Harvard University President Lawrence H. Summers faced pressure from some faculty to resign Wednesday as a controversy over his comments about women evolved into a broader indictment of his leadership. One professor spoke of a brewing "rebellion" against Summers after a meeting of at least 250 undergraduate faculty Tuesday, at which speaker after speaker criticized the Ivy League university leader.
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February 27, 2014 |
SACRAMENTO--Assemblyman Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) was at the White House on Thursday for the unveiling of President Obama's new program to help young men of color. The initiative, called "My Brother's Keeper," brings together government agencies, philanthropic foundations and businesses to improve the lives of young black and Latino men, in an aim to stop the "school-to-prison pipeline. " Bradford chairs the Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color, which has examined disparities in health, economic opportunity and education for minorities. "History shows how the justice system and the educational system has challenged both boys and men of color," Bradford said in an interview. Bradford said he looked forward to sharing his input for the national initiative and that wants to see an action plan -- "not just talk" -- and federal resources devoted to improving opportunities for minority youth.
July 24, 2010
SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY Today Chelsea Clinton's wedding; Bill Clegg. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 6 a.m. KABC State of the Union Race in America: Christopher Edley, UC Berkeley Law School; John McWhorter. President Obama and the business community: Mort Zuckerman; Steve Forbes. 6 and 9 a.m. CNN CBS News Sunday Morning Wayne Newton. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Fareed Zakaria GPS Afghanistan and Pakistan: U.S. special representative Richard C. Holbrooke.