Former GE CEO and legend of American enterprise Jack Welch talked with Charlie Rose about what Republican policies might work.
For starters, he’s not in favor of lavishing hundreds of millions of dollars on Elizabeth Warren and the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Welch: Do I cut that silly consumer protection agency’s budget when they Read More
Charlie Rose was the latest junction on the Christopher Hitchens cancer whistle-stop tour, and the interviewer pulled no punches in inquiring about the lifestyle that inevitably contributed to the pundit’s cancer.
Rose, who had a health scare himself fairly recently, asked Hitchens if he would do it all again, Read More
Tomorrow, Bloomberg officially takes over BusinessWeek, and, having cleaned house for Josh Tyrangiel—its young new editor—one might expect him to fill his stable of columnists with all sorts of fresh young faces.
One would be wrong. Today, on the even of the big transfer, Bloomberg’s BusinessWeek announced its newest columnist: sexagenarian Charlie Rose. Read More
If you are a developer adding to the city’s skyline, make sure you have the design complete before you go meet with our rather powerful City Planning Commissioner, Amanda Burden.
Hines Interests, that Texas-based firm planning to build a tower next to MoMA, tried to sneak an unfinished plan by Ms. Burden, and it didn’t Read More
As the summer was winding down, Hines Interests, the Texas-based firm planning a 1,250-foot slender tower set to soar next to the Museum of Modern Art, visited the Department of City Planning’s Lower Manhattan offices, designs in hand, to seek the approval of Amanda Burden, the agency’s director. The tower, designed by acclaimed French architect Read More
“I would buy a Tata,’” said Upper East Side resident and retiree Genny Gold, laughing. “General Motors should have a Tata. Then maybe they could survive.”
Ms. Gold and 900 others attended a roundtable discussion about climate change that included Al Gore, Charlie Rose, S. C. Johnson CEO H. Fisk Johnson, Cornell Professor Stuart Read More
Peter W. Kaplan, the fourth and longest-serving editor of The New York Observer, announced to his editorial staff today that he is resigning from the newspaper effective June 1, 2009.
“I wanted to take care of my family,” he said in an interview. “My family has been—it sounds like a baseball thing, doesn’t it?—relegated to Read More
On Monday, Jan. 12, at a black tie "Earth Awards" gala honoring eco-friendly innovations at the Four Seasons restaurant, a crowd of environmentalists, socialites, fashion designers and Malaysian royals (the affair was underwritten by the Malaysian government) munched foie gras and sipped champagne before dinner in the Pool Room.
"I’m a fellow Malaysian, so Read More
Ben Silverman, co-chairman of NBC Entertainment and NBC Universal Television Studio and executive producer of NBC’s The Office, The Biggest Loser, and ABC’s Ugly Betty, appeared on Charlie Rose last night to talk about YouTube vs. Hulu, the iPhone, the awesomeness of The Today Show, and other yawn-inducing topics. Read More
"I thought the mean, grumpy old man thing [John] McCain was doing [at the debate] was sort of out of control," said columnist Kurt Andersen at the Pratt Institute benefit at Chelsea Piers on Oct. 16, where author Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and artists Takashi Murakami and Julian Schnabel were being honored for their accomplishments in the Read More