VISIT FROM THE QUEEN

My brief encounter with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II occurred on December 6, 1974.  Of course, I remember it well.  I was a young Englishman,...

THE ITALIAN FASHION DESIGNER, EMILIO PUCCI

Don Emilio Marchese di Barsento was born in 1914 into one of the oldest noble families of Florence...

MISS WORLD

In 1964, I was a young reporter on the London Financial Times when I was given what most warm-blooded young men in Britain would have thought was a dream assignment...

LEAP OF FAITH

On October 12, 2012 Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner completed a record-breaking freefall 24 miles above the earth reaching speeds of more than 830 mph.

KATHARINE HEPBURN

It was October 21, 1991. I was about to meet Katharine Hepburn, a Hollywood icon, a woman who had been a world-class movie star since before I was born. And furthermore,...

THE WILL OF THE WOLVES

A call came into Naples Shy Wolf Sanctuary from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. They’d found two wolf dogs...

Paul Newman

Born in Shaker Heights, an upscale suburb of Cleveland, Ohio, Newman attended the Yale School of Drama before studying at the Actors Studio in Manhattan under Lee Strasberg.

Gloria Steinem / Jane Fonda

Gloria Steinem is an American journalist and social political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader and spokesperson...

A BUS DRIVER PHILANTHROPIST

I was touring the great open spaces of the American west, sitting on an almost empty tour bus in the middle of Yellowstone National Park...

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  • Dionne Warwick
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