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Albert Maysles works in his office in New York March 6, 2006. Maysles died Thursday night at the age of 88. Photo by REUTERS/Seth Wenig Albert Maysles, the award-winning documentary filmmaker who helped pioneer a new set of documentary conventions,...
U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J., will soon face criminal corruption charges according to reporting by CNN. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/ReutersWASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder is declining to say if he...
Credit: Lisa Overton/NewsHour Weekend While it has been more than two decades since Oregon voters approved the nation’s first assisted suicide law, the controversial practice returned to the headlines last fall with the story of Brittany Maynard....
Illustration by Getty ImagesA school assembly in Texas drew national attention after a startup founder’s message to students was criticized as tone-deaf. Kash Shaikh, whose company #BeSomebody calls itself “the World’s Platform for Passion,”...
Documentary filmmakers Albert Maysles and David Maysles stand next to musician Mick Jagger on the set of the 1970 documentary “Gimme Shelter.” Below are clips spanning Mayles’ six-decade career. Photo by Stanley Bielecki Movie...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioEditor’s note: This is an updated segment that originally aired on November 2, 2014. STEPHEN FEE: Like millions of Americans, Oregonian Pam Wald was riveted by the video of Brittany Maynard, a 29 year old woman...