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  • Yippie-I-Oy!

    By Tom Tugend

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Adolph and Sam Frankel are the official poster boys for "Jewish Life in the American West: Generation to Generation," one of the most ambitious exhibitions ever mounted by the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. The exhibit opens to the public on Sunday, June 23.

    Derived from a photo,...

  • Beyond the Cowboy

    By Tom Tugend

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    In the office of John L. Gray, executive director and CEO of the Autry Museum, a large poster of Gary Cooper as the frontier lawman in "High Noon" hangs on the wall.

    Above his sheriff's badge is a small card imprinted with the name of Poland's Solidarity Party, and in his right hand,...

  • In the Name of Sean Ferguson

    By Stephen J. Sass

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    One Berel Bienstock, a leading European Yiddish stage actor, had rather limited spoken English abilities. As long as his lip movements approximated the printed dialogue on the screen, Bienstock was not too concerned with diction, and so he was confident he'd soon land a job in the...