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Steve Benson on Sophie Okonedo Winning the Tony Award

This Week in History: On June 8, 2014, Sophie Okonedo won a Tony for her performance in A Raisin in the Sun. Steve Benson remembers his delight and curiosity to find out more about this talented actress.
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This Week in History: On June 8, 2014, Sophie Okonedo won a Tony for her performance in A Raisin in the Sun. Steve Benson remembers his delight and curiosity to find out more about this talented actress.

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Thumbnail of video. This Week in History: On June 8, 2014, Sophie Okonedo won a Tony for her performance in A Raisin in the Sun. Steve Benson remembers his delight and curiosity to find out more about this talented actress.

Thumbnail of video. This Week in History: On June 8, 2014, Sophie Okonedo won a Tony for her performance in A Raisin in the Sun. Steve Benson remembers his delight and curiosity to find out more about this talented actress.

Miriam Cantor-Stone on Wendy Wasserstein's Tony Award

This Week in History: On June 4, 1989, Wendy Wasserstein became the first woman playwright to win the Tony Award. Miriam Cantor-Stone talks about the importance of Wendy Wasserstein's focus on women as complex characters instead of stereotypes.
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This Week in History: On June 4, 1989, Wendy Wasserstein became the first woman playwright to win the Tony Award. Miriam Cantor-Stone talks about the importance of Wendy Wasserstein's focus on women as complex characters instead of stereotypes.

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Thumbnail of This Week in History: On June 4, 1989, Wendy Wasserstein became the first woman playwright to win the Tony Award. Miriam Cantor-Stone talks about the importance of Wendy Wasserstein's focus on women as complex characters instead of stereotypes.
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Thumbnail of Rachel King on Carole King's Album, Tapestry, 2015

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Thumbnail of This Week in History: On June 7, 1971, Carole King released her hit album "Tapestry." Rachel King offers some reasons for the album's enduring impact.
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Rachel King on Carole King's Album, Tapestry, 2015

This Week in History: On June 7, 1971, Carole King released her hit album "Tapestry." Rachel King offers some reasons for the album's enduring impact.
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This Week in History: On June 7, 1971, Carole King released her hit album "Tapestry." Rachel King offers some reasons for the album's enduring impact.

Mad Men TV Club: Farewell, Mad Men

Since the return of Rachel Menken in Season 7, JWA's Judith Rosenbaum and Tara Metal have been having a blast writing about Mad Men on the blog. After Sunday's series finale (sob!) they had one last chat about Don's legacy, Peggy's love life, and Joan's feminism.

Mad Men

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Mad Men publicity montage.
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Mad Men publicity montage.

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Sally and Betty from AMC's Mad Men

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Sally and Betty have a mother-daughter moment on AMC's Mad Men.

Sally and Betty have a mother-daughter moment on AMC's Mad Men.

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Paula Sinclair on Gilda Radner (Image)

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Image from video of Paula Sinclair speaking about comedienne and actor Gilda Radner.
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Image from video of Paula Sinclair speaking about comedienne and actor Gilda Radner.

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