Stories for November 18, 2011
California National Guard Spc. Sean M. Walsh died in Afghanistan on November 16 of “injuries sustained after encountering indirect fire,” according to the Department of Defense.
The comments confirmed what many feared.
Gaining unprecedented access to the notoriously private film legend, Emmy Award-winner Robert Weide delves into Woody Allen's life and creative process, from his childhood and early career through to his most recent film "Midnight in Paris," in this new, two-part documentary. Exploring the ultimate "independent filmmaker's" writing habits, casting, directing and relationship with his actors, Weide traveled with Allen from the London set of his upcoming film "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger" to Allen's home, the editing room and his childhood haunts in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.
Where better for "Antiques Roadshow" and appraiser Kevin Zavian to dive into the subject of pearls than at Dock's Oyster House in Atlantic City, New Jersey? Highlights include a fanciful circa 1900 folk art sculpture; a 1934 New York Yankees team-signed baseball; and an early 20th-century landscape painting by George Bellows, one of America's greatest artists, passed down in the Bellows family and valued at $150,000.
Delve into the increasingly grey area between right and wrong as television heroes confront internal demons while seeking their own forms of justice. Interviews include Alan Alda (“M*A*S*H”); Steven Bochco and David Milch (“NYPD Blue”); Chris Carter and Gillian Anderson (“The X-Files”); Bob Cochran and Joel Surnow (“24”); Michael C. Hall (“Dexter”); Shawn Ryan and Michael Chiklis (“The Shield”); and David Shore and Hugh Laurie (“House”), among others.
After more than a year of deliberations and an unprecedented public hearing in June, the agency has revoked approval of the biotech blockbuster Avastin, a medicine that chokes off the blood supply to various cancer cells, as a treatment for metastatic breast cancer.
Joseph follows in the footsteps of Dian Fossey when he treks into the mountain forest of the Parc National des Volcans. Within sight of the five Virunga Range volcanoes he travels in search of Rwanda’s endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. In addition he takes part in Rwanda’s monthly national day of service, a program that is the heart of Rwanda’s dedication to attack the ideology of genocide at its root – ethnic division.