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REMEMBERING AVA: The Ultimate Legend, Part II

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Ed Epstein’s account of the life and career of Ava Gardner. Part II of II... READ MORE
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REMEMBERING AVA: The Ultimate Legend, Part I

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Ed Epstein’s account of the life and career of Ava Gardner, considered by many to be the most beautiful film star of the mid-20th century era. Part I of II... READ MORE
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The Gilded Age Billionaires, Part II

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Part Two of New York mansions like palaces and the lives within, focusing on tales and tribulations of the earlier generations of Whitneys and their wealth... READ MORE
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The Gilded Age Billionaires, Part I

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Looking back on New York when what we would call moguls lived like emperors, high wide and handsome, Part 1... READ MORE
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Red Right Returning to Newport

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The What2WearWhere gurus Karen Klopp and Hilary Dick take in the summer social life in beautiful Newport, Rhode Island... READ MORE
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Except for the Memory

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The days of yesteryear reminded me of the grown-up days when JH and I were inspired to visit the old Trinity Church and its Churchyard down on Broadway... READ MORE
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This Was Then: The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “Dinner with D.V.”

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A piece of New York fashion history, a page out of only yesterday, Mary Hilliard’s report on the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum’s “Dinner With DV” (Diana Vreeland) on December 7, 1987... READ MORE
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Part III: The Life and Times of Billy McCarty-Cooper

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The final chapter of Billy McCarty Cooper and his life with Douglas Cooper and the history of the world’s greatest Cubist Art Collection... READ MORE
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Part II: Billy and Douglas; Anatomy of the Collector

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An Epicurean life in the form of Douglas Cooper, a brilliant and difficult man, one of the century’s greatest modern art collectors; Controversial, complicated, yet with a brilliant eye, and a spectacular collector of modern art. Part II of III... READ MORE
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Part I: Billy McCarty-Cooper; An Epicurean Life

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Billy’s story, part 1 of 3; an ambitious boy from a small town conquers the big world and the ways of men. Fate is watching... READ MORE
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Remember

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Louis Nelson takes us on a tour of the War Memorials including the Korean War Veterans Memorial Mural, which he designed, to underline their importance to all of us... READ MORE
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The Rise and Fall of the Stotesburys

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A September song for a brilliant banker and a lovely widow who turned their marriage into a royal event that disappeared with fate and the economy of the world... READ MORE

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