British broadcaster David Frost, who was best known for a series of interviews with former President Richard Nixon, has died. Frost, who was 74, died of a heart attack on Aug. 31 while on board the…
A warmly celebratory portrait of the Washington Post illustrator who sometimes drew blood while drawing 13 successive U.S. presidents.
Richard Nixon and Katarina Witt might seem like an unlikely pair, but they're both subjects of fascinating documentaries airing in the next week, each filtered — in varying degrees — through the…
Mixing an extra ingredient into the formula "tragedy plus time equals comedy" — namely, adding booze — "Drunk History" is a great title, clever concept and numbingly bad TV show. Adapted from a Web…
What do CNN anchors Anderson Cooper and Piers Morgan have to do with "Black Hawk Down" or "Gladiator"? Nothing - until June 23. That's when the Time Warner cable-news outlet will launch a new series…
CNN's newest talking head: Richard Nixon.
Hat Trick Intl. has secured distribution rights to dramedy "Nixon's the One," a five-episode skein starring U.S. satirist Harry Shearer as the late U.S. president.
A brisk, eye-opening documentary about the Nixon White House as seen from the inside, this triumph of editing is composed of homemovies shot by the president's staff, accompanied by later TV…
If we must have a play about Richard and Pat Nixon, then Douglas McGrath makes a damned good job of it in "Checkers." TV pros Anthony LaPaglia ("Without a Trace") and Kathryn Erbe ("Law & Order…
A staple of the opera repertory that simply deserves a new look.
Is it worth ponying up at the Ahmanson for the national tour of Peter Morgan's "Frost/Nixon," in the wake of 2008's pic version? You bet -- first and foremost for absorption in the themes only…