(Ferenstein Wire) - If it weren’t for the excessive spending of late 90s Silicon Valley startups, one of TV’s most iconic shows would likely have been axed by network executives. “Silicon Valley put the West Wing on television,” the show’s creator, Aaron Sorkin, tells The Ferenstein Wire. Speaking at the annual Aspen Institute Atlantic [...]
Beth Troutman will join Fred Shropshire as anchor of the WCNC evening news. Troutman comes from syndicated show Right This Minute. She once worked for the NBC series West Wing and got series star Martin Sheen to campaign for her during her 2004 Congressional run in North Carolina. Show More Summary
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This week, the President signed a bipartisan trade deal, welcomed the President of Brazil to the White House--and showed her one of our national treasures--hosted 50 girls in green on the South Lawn for a campout to celebrate the great...Show More Summary
Between Anthony Bourdain's forthcoming international market at Pier 57 and the Queens International Night Market, we're in the beginning of a hawker-style trend in New York City. It may not have the same Blade Runner-style vibe, but you'll find similar flavors and dishes at Chomp Chomp, a new eatery from Chef Simpson Wong. And oh boy—his chicken wing game is strong. [ more › ]
A letter from Natoma Canfield, a woman from Ohio that President Barack Obama met who didn’t have health insurance, hangs on the wall in the hall between the Oval Office and the President's Private Office in the West Wing. June 28, 2012. (Official...Show More Summary
We got a brief glimpse at Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs film back in May, but today we've finally got a full trailer to watch. Scripted by the inimitable Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, The West Wing), the biopic stars Michael Fassbender as Jobs, Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak, and Kate Winslet as Apple's former marketing head Joanna Hoffman. Developing... Comments
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This week, the President talked with podcast star Marc Maron in Los Angeles, spoke with Mayors at a conference in San Francisco, and hosted an LGBT reception back in the People's House. The First Lady wrapped up her trip to Europe. And...Show More Summary
ARE CARRIER GROUPS, FIGHTER WINGS, AND INFANTRY DIVISIONS ANACHRONISTIC IN FUTURE WARFARE? Of course not, says former Marine, Reagan assistant secretary of defense and best-selling author Bing West at the Hoover Institute. “Having thrown a few bouquets, let me now raise two looming challenges: our force structure such as carriers and fighter wings is decreasing […]
Ma'an News: Hamas military wing Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades reportedly claimed responsibility for Friday's West Bank shooting that left an Israel man dead and another lightly injured. A statement released by the group identified the...Show More Summary
This week was Maker Week and Pollinator Week! The President was a busy bee himself. He stopped by a Congressional baseball game and a Congressional picnic, congratulated My Brother's Keeper mentees, and presided over the ceremonial swearing-in of Loretta Lynch as Attorney General. Show More Summary
"Matt, you peaked 10 years ago. Action!"
Welcome to Random Roles, wherein we talk to actors about the characters who defined their careers. The catch: They don’t know beforehand what roles we’ll ask them to talk about. The actor: Bradley Whitford first broke through as an actor on the stage, as befits someone who trained at Juilliard. Show More Summary
This week, the President honored the life of Beau Biden, traveled to Germany to meet with G7 leaders, celebrated the achievements of the Affordable Care Act, and met with a reporter who benefited from that very legislation. That's June 5th to June 11th or, "Walking And Holding Hands." read more
It’s not about abortion. It’s about the next 20 years. Twenties and thirties, it was the role of government. Fifties and sixties, it was civil rights. The next two decades, it’s gonna be privacy. I’m talking about the Internet. I’m talking about cellphones. I’m talking about health records, and who’s gay and who’s not. And […]
The entire West Wing of the White House was briefly evacuated Tuesday on the same afternoon that senators in Washington were filed out of their Capitol Hill offices over a bomb scare. The two events occurred within several hours of each other, and authorities have not yet determined whether they are related. Show More Summary
Journalists and White House officials gathered outside the West Wing after they were evacuated by the Secret Service in the middle of the daily briefing.