Around the town
Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein has written a delightfully supportive open letter to Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger, who is being questioned about Snowden leaks by UK MPs today. Additionally, despite his photo here, we still can only picture Mr. Bernstein as a young Dustin Hoffman. (The Guardian)
Red Carpet Real Estate
Following his Watergate days, Carl Bernstein became a fixture of New York society, living the uptown life with the likes of Nora Ephron, Bianca Jagger, Martha Stewart, and now his wife Christine Kuehbeck. Yet it seems the sometime rock critic may have gotten hip to downtown living.
The inimitable Jennifer Gould Keil is reporting in Read More
Should Walt Disney Company CEO Robert Iger be worried? His wife, television journalist Willow Bay, helped inaugurate a new divorce section on the Huffington Post.
Huff Post Divorce will launch on Monday. There are currently over 20 special sections on the Huffington Post about a wide variety of topics including College, Books, and Read More
In the foyer of the American Hotel in Sag Harbor, Christie Brinkley raised a flute of pink Champagne to toast Steven Gaines upon the completion of the final broadcast of his weekly radio show Sunday Brunch Live With Steven Gaines. For the past seven years, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, Mr. Gaines has hosted Read More
It was a sunny Saturday afternoon on Aug. 15 in East Hampton’s Herrick Park as players warmed up for the 61st Annual Artists and Writers Charity Softball Game.
Actor Jean Reno prepared to throw the first pitch to start the nail-biter of a game. What kind of an artist makes the best softball player, Read More
At the Wildlife Conservation Society benefit at the Central Park Zoo last Wednesday, June 10, the main attraction was the Alison Maher Stern snow leopard exhibit, located between the koala bears and the otters. As the black tie event got under way Ms. Stern, who provided the three leopards with their new habitats, was on Read More
Today, The New York Times‘ Brooks Barnes offered a hard-hitting A1 investigative report on how Angelina Jolie manipulates the press, especially how she uses access to her family to further her own agenda.
Writes Mr. Barnes:
Shifting the focus is one of Ms. Jolie’s best maneuvers, magazine editors and publicity executives say. When Read More
Via The Huffington Post: CNN announced yesterday evening that veteran investigative reporter Carl Bernstein will join the network’s political team for the 2008 presidential campaign. No word on whether Mr. Bernstein, who recently published the book A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Clinton, will appear with Watergate partner Bob Woodward, another Read More
Onward, Christian Soldier
Carl Bernstein traces the evolving religious commitment of a politician partial to triangulation
BY CHRIS LEHMANN
It’s the piety, stupid. Carl Bernstein’s mammoth new study of Hillary Clinton goes beyond the familiar theorizing about the gender politics of the New York Senator’s career, and instead Read More
A WOMAN IN CHARGE: THE LIFE OF HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON
By Carl Bernstein
Alfred A. Knopf, 628 pages, $27.95
Carl Bernstein is a rarity in the American electorate: He’s ambivalent about Hillary Clinton. Recent polls show as little as 3 percent of Americans have no opinion of the former First Read More