A Reading of the Declaration of Independence

On this day, 243 years ago, the United States declared independence from the British Empire. During 2003, Norman Lear and Rob Reiner produced a video made up of eight eight Oscar winners: Morgan Freeman, Benicio del Toro, Kathy Bates, Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Spacey, Mel Gibson, Michael Douglas and Renee Zellweger along with three Oscar-nominated actors…

A Reading of the Declaration of Independence

During 2003, Norman Lear and Rob Reiner produced a video made up of eight eight Oscar winners, Morgan Freeman, Benicio del Toro, Kathy Bates, Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Spacey, Mel Gibson, Michael Douglas & Renee Zellweger along with three Oscar-nominated actors – Edward Norton, Winona Ryder and Graham Greene join highly acclaimed actress Ming Na to…

Kenneth Clark’s “Civilisation”

Kenneth Clark (1903-1983) was an distinguished British art historian and museum conservator. His most well-known work is the landmark thirteen episode BBC documentary series Civilisation: A Personal View that was broadcast on the network during 1969. While Clark focuses on his specialty, the visual arts, he also highlights the profound relation between art and religion…