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Monthly Archive: September 2019

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Josh Campbell Interview: Ex-Comey Aide Believes Trump Administration Will Try to Destroy Whistleblower

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Josh Campbell

Josh Campbell is a CNN law enforcement analyst, providing insight on crime, justice and national security issues. Prior to joining the network, Campbell was a supervisory special agent with the FBI and served as special assistant to then FBI Director James Comey. He is an officer in the Navy Reserve, a team member with the Council on Foreign Relations and teaches national security at the University of Southern California. With his first book, Crossfire Hurricane: Inside Donald Trump’s War on the FBI, Campbell offers an illuminating fly-on-the-wall account that takes readers behind the scenes from the earliest days of the […]

Sunday

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September 2019

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Thomas McClary Interview: Commodores Co-Founder Talks Lionel Richie and Famed Group's Beginnings

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Thomas McClary

Thomas McClary co-founded, along with Lionel Richie, the legendary funk and soul band the Commodores in 1968. The Grammy-winning group spent a decade on top of the charts with such hits as “Brick House,” “Easy,” “Slippery When Wet,” and “Sail On.” Born October 6, 1949, in Eustis Florida, McClary was one of the first African-American students to integrate the Florida Public School System prior to the enforcement of Brown vs. Board of Education, and he continued standing up for justice at Tuskegee University, an historically black college located in Tuskegee, Alabama. It was at Tuskegee that he met the other […]

Tuesday

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September 2019

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Dawn Wells Interview: Celebrating 55 Years of America's Favorite Shipwreck

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Dawn Wells

Dawn Wells became known for her role as Mary Ann Summers on the CBS sitcom Gilligan’s Island. Wells’ character Mary Ann, who was originally listed as “And the rest” in the credits, became the fan favorite garnering more fan mail than the title character. Her other TV credits include Wagon Trail, Maverick, Bonanza, The New Joey Bishop Show, Gilligan’s Planet, Baywatch, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Surviving Gilligan’s Island, The Bold and the Beautiful and The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants. The Hollywood Museum is pleased to announce that they will be celebrating the 55thanniversary of America’s favorite shipwreck, Gilligan’s Island, on September 25, […]

Friday

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September 2019

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Steve Lukather Interview: "As of October 20, Toto Ceases to Exist in Its Current Form"

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Toto

Steve Lukather is best known as a vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, producer and founding member of the rock band Toto. A prolific session musician, Lukather has recorded guitar tracks for more than 1,500 albums representing a broad array of artists and genres. He played guitar on Boz Scaggs’ albums Down Two Then Left and Middle Man and was a prominent contributor to several studio albums by Michael Jackson, including Thriller, the second bestselling album of all time. Lukather has released seven solo albums. Toto has been touring the globe over the course of 2018-2019 in celebration of the band’s 40thanniversary. Along the […]