Fixing a Hole

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Tuesday, December 16, 2003

Activist, chaplain and minister William Sloane Coffin looks back on his moral commitments and his preaching past. Then David Pietrusza on Arnold Rothstein, the man who fixed the 1919 World Series. South African actor/playwright John Kani on "Nothing But the Truth," now at the Mitzi Newhouse Theater. And actress Judith Ivey talks about her work in the film "What Alice Found" and onstage in "Women on Fire."

William Sloane Coffin

In his new book, Credo, William Sloane Coffin has gathered some favorite quotes and excerpts from his sermons and speeches. Among them is this: "Maybe we're stalled in our journey because we engage in unproductive nostalgia. We yearn for the good old days, which seem to us better only because ...


David Pietrusza

David Pietrusza's recent book is Rothstein: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series. Arnold Rothstein was the real-life model for The Great Gatsby's Meyer Wolfsheim and Nathan Detroit from Guys and Dolls.
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    Keyboards Wizards of the Gershwin Era, Vol. III: Arden & ...
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    John Kani

    South African actor/playwright John Kani on "Nothing but the Truth," now at the Mitzi Newhouse Theater at 150 West 65th Street through January 18, 2004.
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    Kronos Quartet, "Pieces of Africa,"
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    Judith Ivey

    Actress Judith Ivey talks about her work in the film "What Alice Found" and the Off-Broadway play "Women on Fire", now at the Cherry Lane Theatre.
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    "Iris" soundtrack
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