Most people know of Joseph Pulitzer because of the Pulitzer Prizes awarded each year. They may associate him with yellow journalism. But there is much more to this man as we discover in Joseph Pulitzer: The Voice of the People, opening in theaters and coming later to the PBS American Masters series. As Nicholson Baker… [Read More]
“He painted the soul, not just the image.” The PBS series American Masters is airing an episode focusing on the painter Andrew Wyeth. Wyeth was one of the 20th century’s most famous magical-realist painters. He had both popular and critical success. But the popular success also led to a time of critical rejection as abstract… [Read More]
The film opens with a clip from It’s a Wonderful Life. This is a film that Thomas Sung views as his own philosophy of banking and community. He had already established a successful career as a lawyer before starting the bank. But he believed it was his responsibility to give something to his community.