August 1, 2000 |
A wealthy 76-year-old businessman from Century City is looking to apply his golden touch to the nation's health care system. Joseph H. Kanter, who made his first fortune in real estate and then launched a successful banking career, wants to work with the federal government to establish a national health outcomes database.
October 4, 1998 |
For more than three decades, the American Film Institute has been a cultural landmark in Hollywood, an organization that its founding chairman, Academy Award-winning actor Gregory Peck, once described as "a caretaker of our nation's film heritage." On television, at gala fund-raisers and in its literature, the institute has championed the cause of "advancing and preserving the art of the moving image"--images recorded on film and tape that make up the collective memory of the 20th century.