Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Obituaries Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Obituaries | Lewis B. Cullman, Patron of the Arts and Education, Dies at 100 Advertisement Supported by ByRobert D. McFadden June 7, 2019 Lewis B. Cullman, an investment banker and arts patron who, with his second wife, Dorothy, gave hundreds of millions to cultural and educational institutions in New York City over many years and helped charities raise millions more, died on Friday in Stamford, Conn. He was 100. His death, in a hospital, was confirmed by his current wife, Louise Hirschfeld Cullman. The scion of a family that owned the Benson & Hedges and Philip Morris tobacco companies, Mr. Cullman was born into wealth, made fortunes in business and on Wall Street, and sat on the boards of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the New York Botanical Garden and many hospitals, … [Read more...] about Lewis B. Cullman, Patron of the Arts and Education, Dies at 100
Published 7:18 pm PDT, Friday, April 26, 2019 Adrian Todd Zuniga Adrian Todd Zuniga Photo: Michael Young Photo: Michael Young Image 1 of / 19 Caption Close Image 1 of 19 Adrian Todd Zuniga Adrian Todd Zuniga Photo: Michael Young Meet the speakers, authors at the fifth annual festival 1 / 19 Back to Gallery Schedule subject to change. See baybookfest.org for any updates. Atia Abawi • Human Face: Literature That Brings Human Rights To Life (1:30 p.m., May 4, Magnes Museum) • War Zone: Coming of Age in Times of Conflict (2:15 p.m., May 5, Florence Schwimley Little Theater) Camille Acker • Ache, Rage, Rise: Portraits of Race and Gender in Short Fiction (3:15 … [Read more...] about Meet the speakers, authors at the fifth annual festival
Updated 7:16 pm PDT, Friday, April 26, 2019 The San Francisco Chronicle Stage in the Park offers free events all day. Pictured are Rebecca Solnit and L.A. Kauffman from 2018. The San Francisco Chronicle Stage in the Park offers free events all day. Pictured are Rebecca Solnit and L.A. Kauffman from 2018. Photo: Sunny Saperstein Photo: Sunny Saperstein Image 1 of / 20 Caption Close Image 1 of 20 The San Francisco Chronicle Stage in the Park offers free events all day. Pictured are Rebecca Solnit and L.A. Kauffman from 2018. The San Francisco Chronicle Stage in the Park offers free events all day. Pictured are Rebecca Solnit and L.A. Kauffman from 2018. Photo: Sunny Saperstein Author events: Plan your festival … [Read more...] about Author events: Plan your festival adventure
The Pulitzer Prizes are the highest honor in American journalism and writing. Among the winners are such famous names as Harper Lee, Toni Morrison and Carl Bernstein. They’ve written groundbreaking narratives and history-altering reporting. Recent examples include the reporters who shocked the nation into the sweeping #MeToo movement, local coverage of Cincinnati’s devastating heroin epidemic and swift breaking news efforts during the San Bernardino terror attack in 2016.The San Diego Union-Tribune has won four — 1979, 1987, 2006 and 2009 — in its varied publication history. In 1987 Jonathan Freedman won a Pulitzer for writing about immigration across the U.S. Mexico border. He was also a finalist for the prize in 1983 and 1984.His series of editorials urged the passing of the first major immigration reform act in 34 years. Read his editorial, “Easter sunrise on the border ends in Trauma,” here.“These editorials were written after I would go … [Read more...] about 1987 Pulitzer Prize-winner won for writing about immigration. Here’s what he thinks in 2019.
The night before last week’s National Prayer Breakfast, President Donald Trump was hosting religious leaders and lawmakers for dinner at the White House when he spotted Democratic Senator Chris Coons — and pounced. Trump confronted the Delaware lawmaker — who attended the event as the Prayer Breakfast’s official Democratic co-chair — over the issue of abortion, creating a tense scene in the White House’s Blue Room, according to three sources familiar with the exchange.Story Continued Below Trump leaned in close to Coons, who calls himself “a practicing Christian and a devout Presbyterian,” and laced into the Democratic senator over controversial moves to change statewide policies on abortion that have roiled New York and Virginia politics in recent weeks. “He was in his face about it,” said one person familiar with the exchange. The person described Trump as extremely “worked up.” “He saw a Democrat in the … [Read more...] about ‘He was in his face’: Trump fumes over abortion, courts evangelicals