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'The Golden Girls' Turns 30: Facts You May Not Know About the Series
Thirty years ago today, " The Golden Girls " premiered on television. The series, starring Estelle Getty , Bea Arthur , Betty White and Rose McClanahan as four women sharing a Miami home, was an instant hit -- and eventually won all four of its stars Emmys. "It was so exciting to be with four
'The Cosby Show' Turns 30: 30 Things You May Not Have Known About the Show
Thirty years ago today, audiences were introduced to "The Cosby Show," a sitcom about the Huxtable family in Brooklyn, New York, that would remain on the air for eight seasons. The series was a huge hit, winning six Emmys, two Golden Globes and a slew of other awards -- not to mention ranking
Persons of the Week: Some of Our Favorite Lessons on Life
A look back at some the most inspirational newsmakers and stars who remind us we all have struggles and joys.
Excerpt: Sonia Sotomayor's 'My Beloved World'
Excerpted from My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. Copyright © 2013 by Sonia Sotomayor. Excerpted by permission of Vintage, a division of Random House LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher....
5 Best Moments at Screen Actors Guild Awards
When a bunch of Hollywood’s biggest stars get in a room together, you can expect a good time, and the Screen Actors Guild Awards did not disappoint. “American Hustle” took home the night’s top honor for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture,...
Rita Moreno Gets Another Big Award
And finally tonight, our "person of the week" is about to receive another big award, even though she's already won an oscar, a grammy, a tony and an emmy. It's hard to believe there was a time when a hispanic woman in hollywood was a pioneer. But rita moreno blazed a trail so bright, jennifer lopez
Oscar Winner Rita Moreno : 'I'm the Happiest Hispanic I've Ever Met'
Before Jennifer Lopez and Sophia Vergara, there was Rita Moreno. The Hispanic heartthrob from “West Side Story” is one of the few human beings ever to win an Oscar, a Tony, an Emmy and a Grammy. And later this month, she will be inducted into...
Latinos Exercise Political Power for the Arts
Hispanics exercised powerful political muscle during the 2012 presidential election, helping send President Barack Obama back to the White House and catapulting immigration reform to the forefront of the national agenda. Now, the community is using the hundreds of thousands of dollars generated
Vice President Joe Biden Attends Latino Inaugural Celebration
Dozens of Latino celebrities lauded the re-election of President Barack Obama and raised a glass to the power of the Latino vote on Sunday evening at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. And a surprise guest joined the revelers. Vice President Joe Biden stepped on stage to wild cheers and a
Kennedy Center Reviews Honors Process After Latino Outcry
After receiving criticism from Latino groups in recent years, the Kennedy Center has pledged to review the way it selects winners of the nation's highest prize for the arts -- the Kennedy Center Honor. The Center will set up an 11-member advisory panel, which includes five Latino members: Gabriel