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In June, AARP hosted the premiere screening for Caregiving: The Circle of Love at the University of San Francisco. The 14-minute documentary tells the powerful and inspiring stories of three Chinese American caregivers.
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You’d think after a lifetime of growing and harvesting peaches, you’d get sick of eating them. But the Masumoto family still loves peaches and serves them up every way imaginable. “I love peaches, almost literally [they’re] in my blood,” says David “Mas” Masumoto, 62, the farmer who has nurtured…
Paula Williams Madison and family in China
Paula Williams Madison is the epitome of success: Vassar College grad, award-winning journalist, former TV executive, entrepreneur, community activist. But the Harlem native was also driven toward another goal — finding more about the Chinese grandfather she never knew.
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Burt Shavitz, the 79-year-old founder of Burt's Bees cosmetics, lives the life of a recluse. And he's very happy about it.
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The first hint that the just-released documentary film  Pretty Old is something special is its title. It's not Really Old. Or simply  Old. It's  Pretty Old, as in, yeah, kinda, sorta old, but so what? And also, the conscious pairing of the two adjectives - pretty, as in beautiful, and old, as in…
Bensinger and mother
Ethan Bensinger is a take-charge kind of guy. When he sees a need, he figures out how to take care of it. And while visiting relatives over the years at a Chicago home for Jewish refugees and Holocaust survivors, the retired immigration lawyer decided that the residents' stories of struggle and…
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I suppose it goes without saying that your level of enjoyment of the new documentary Springsteen & I, which premiered Monday night in movie theaters and screens again in select cities on July 30, will be in direct correlation to your proximity to New Jersey and/or your ability to recite all the…
Jacqueline Kennedy
Get ready. For the next five months, those of us of a certain age will be returned to the Friday afternoon in 1963 when we heard the most shocking news of our young lives. The president had been shot. We'll tell each other stories about where we were, what we felt and how it changed our world.
Ken Burns
He's taken on the Civil War, baseball and jazz. Now, spurred by a personal tragedy, America's foremost documentarian is tackling cancer. According to the Associated Press, Ken Burns will collaborate with Siddhartha Mukherjee to bring the author's book The Emperor of All Maladies to PBS in spring…
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Look out dolls! Fashion designer Betsey Johnson is coming to a TV screen near you!
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