A magnificent wartime love story about the forces that brought the author’s parents together and those that nearly drove them apart Marianne Szegedy-Maszák’s parents, Hanna and Aladár, met and… MoreBuy
Brilliant op ed by Philip Howard on the breakdown of media freedom in Hungary. "Media pluralism keeps democracies working." Depressingly true everywhere. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/09/opinion/hungarys-crackdown-on-the-press.html?emc=eta1&_r=0
Hungary's Crackdown on the Press
The European Union should tie economic assistance to Hungary to the restoration of media freedom.
My phenomenally talented choreographer friend @BethCorning will be premiering her newest brilliant work at the New Hazlett Theater this coming week! If you are near @Pittsburgh the run, don't walk, to the show. Check out this rave preview review
Choreographer gets in step with technology for piece premiering at New Hazlett
Beth Corning thrives on collaboration. The dancer and choreographer has created dozens of new works and seems never to run out of ideas. Yet, she ...
An important statement from the Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/hungarys-illiberalism-should-not-go-unchallenged/2014/08/16/b2dc72d4-1e5c-11e4-82f9-2cd6fa8da5c4_story.html
Hungary’s ‘illiberalism’ should not go unchallenged
FOR FOUR years Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has been dispatching lobbyists and high-level envoys to Brussels and Washington to argue that his policies are misunderstood. Critics who claimed t...
A fascinating book that I reviewed in the Washington Post yesterday in Washington Post Outlook
Book review: ‘Our Necessary Shadow,’ on natureof psychiatry, by Tom Burns
Tom Burns traces the history of psychiatry from its heyday to today’s focus on drugs and neuroscience.
For all of you who have been LONGING to hear my spiel but for some reason couldn't make it to wherever, you can now listen to it on a podcast! Thank you Judy Cooper Enoch Pratt Free Library! What a wonderful evening. http://www.prattlibrary.org/booksmedia/podcasts/index.aspx?id=83313#
Podcast - Marianne Szegedy-Maszak - Enoch Pratt Free Library
Marianne Szegedy-Maszak's parents, Hanna and Aladar, met and fell in love in Budapest in 1940. He was a rising star in the foreign ministry, a vocal anti-Fascist who was in talks with the allies when he was arrested and sent to Dachau. Hanna was the granddaughter of Manfred Weiss, the patriarch of a...