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Monthly Archive: August 2010

Thursday

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August 2010

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Dr. Cyril Wecht Interview: Famous Forensic Pathologist on JFK, JonBenet Ramsey, and O.J. Simpson

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Cyril Wecht

Nationally renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Cyril Harrison Wecht was born on March 20, 1931 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Dunkard Township, Pennsylvania. He has served as a consultant in numerous high-profile cases, but is perhaps best known for his outspoken criticism of the Warren Commission’s findings concerning the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Wecht has served as the president of both the American Academy of Forensic Science and the American College of Legal Medicine, and currently heads the board of trustees of the American Board of Legal Medicine. He served as the county commissioner, coroner, and later Medical Examiner of […]

Monday

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August 2010

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Carol Channing Interview: Queen of Broadway Fights for the Arts

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Carol Channing

Triple Tony award winner Carol Elaine Channing is best remembered for bringing Lorelei Lee to life in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes with her signature song, “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend.” She also originated on Broadway the musical-comedy role of matchmaking widow Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello Dolly. Other theater credits include No For an Answer, Lend an Ear, Wonderful Town, The Vamp, Four on a Garden, and Legends. Channing appeared in a number of movies, The First Traveling Sales Lady with Ginger Rogers in 1956, the cult film Skidoo, and Thoroughly Modern Millie opposite Julie Andrews and Mary Tyler Moore, […]

Friday

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August 2010

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Kelsey Chow Interview: 'One Tree Hill' Actress Stars in Disney's 'Den Brother'

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Kelsey Chow

Born on September 9, 1991, South Carolina native Kelsey Chow’s first professional acting break came when she landed a role on the television drama One Tree Hill. She portrayed Gigi Silveri who became the co-announcer for Ravens basketball games and briefly dated Marvin “Mouth” McFadden (played by Lee Norris), close friend of Lucas Scott. The actress has continued her career with the 2010 Disney Channel original movie Den Brother that premieres on August 13 and has a co-starring role in the upcoming television sitcom Pair of Kings that will air on the Disney XD cable channel this September. “I remember […]

Tuesday

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August 2010

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Laura Harring Interview: 'Mulholland Drive' Star Discovered at Miss USA Pageant

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Laura Harring

Mexican actress Laura Harring (born Laura Elena Harring Martinez on March 3, 1964) became the first Hispanic to win the Miss USA crown and continued on to make the top 10 at the 1985 Miss Universe pageant. Harring was literally chosen on sight to play a role in an NBC miniseries (The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory) by the producers who saw her Miss USA appearance on television. After that first acting experience, she went on to appear in several television series including Baywatch Nights, Silk Stalkings, and The Shield, having recurring roles on NBC’s soap Sunset Beach and the […]