Feb 14

                
  • U.S. denies visas to Grammy winners

    U.S. denies visas to Grammy winners

    February 13, 2004

    Ibrahim Ferrer, with the CD “Buenos Hermanos,” and Manuel Galbán and Ry Cooder, with “Mambo Sinuendo,” have both won 2004 Grammys in the Traditional Tropical Music and Instrumental Pop categories, respectively. However, neither Ferrer or Galbán...

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  • U.S. artists defend British whistleblower

    U.S. artists defend British whistleblower

    February 13, 2004

    An array of high-profile Americans – including Rev. Jesse Jackson, feminist Gloria Steinem, Daniel Ellsberg, and artists such as Bonnie Raitt, Danny Glover and Martin Sheen – released a joint statement Jan. 29 in support of...

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  • Academy celebrates Carmen Jones at 50

    Academy celebrates Carmen Jones at 50

    February 13, 2004

    NEW YORK – The 1954 Academy Award-nominated musical “Carmen Jones” will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a screening here on March 1. Presented as the next entry in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’...

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  • Red Scare didnt dampen their creativity
Red Scare didnt dampen their creativity

    Red Scare didnt dampen their creativity Red Scare didnt dampen their creativity

    February 13, 2004

    Book Review Historian Paul Buhle’s continuing series on Hollywood blacklistees has, inevitably, led beyond the kingdoms of the studio monarchy. After writing a series of books on the subject, the author’s 2003 collaboration with David Wagner...

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  • The sheriff who issues pink underwear

    The sheriff who issues pink underwear

    February 13, 2004

    Opinion Meet Joe Arpaio, husband, father, grandfather and the toughest sheriff in America, as he calls himself. Elected in 1992 to run the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) in Phoenix, Ariz., the fourth largest sheriff’s office...

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