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  • Ed Murrow:  What’s in a Name?

    By Edward Rampell

    October 20, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    On April 27, 1965, my father told me, "The man you were named after died today."

    I was stunned: "Who was it?"

    My dad, a Brooklyn teacher who'd belonged to a black-listed group and had refused to sign a loyalty oath, replied, "Edward R. Murrow."

    "Who?" I asked.

    "Good Night, and Good...

  • From Blaxploitation to ‘Booth’

    By Michael Aushenker

    April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    On Nov. 15, 2002, filmmaker Larry Cohen should have been at the multiplex, gauging opening day reaction to the film he wrote, "Phone Booth," about a man who must outwit a sniper while trapped in the eponymous telephonic cabin. But the Washington Sniper changed all that.

    No, Cohen...