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Apr 2, 2016 12:30am PDT
troubled relationships with his father, his younger brother george, and the story taff brother's tragic death. >> well, my brother, it was such a poignant and difficult story. the end of his life, he had bipolar 1 disorder, and he had lived at home with our mother for nine years. he and i had become estranged. there was difficulty in the family. my life was under pressure in terms of my career. and i needed help moving home from vermont to north carolina. and after all of these years of estrangement, he came to vermont and during the move, he died on the highway in an accident helping me move. >> rose: you saw it in the rearview mirror. >> i saw it in the rearview mirror. >> rose: the book begins a coup of caiz before that. >> right. >> rose: what is it you're telling us? are you telling use because it's not just his story. it's your story. it's the story of a southern family. it's the story of memories. it's the story of coming to grips with flaws, dreams. >> it's about how i think-- it's about how we lost each other as a family. it's about how the-- a long history of mental ill
PBS
Apr 15, 2016 11:30pm PDT
using flowers came from a book that i found by a gardener of a duke named george st. claire in the 1800s and he was doing experiments on grasses and darwin cited it in his theory of revolution. and i found these books where specimens had lasted 200 years, perfectly preserved, and in the world of digital data that feels temporary or easily dispose of, that this thing remained. i wanted to do something with those dried or barium specimens and speak about these notions of survival. to me it was so much about that. in this book, those specimens stood alongside his data recordings. and from that point i went off to find things like that picture at the munich conference of hitler, mussolini and chamberlain. >> rose: you said to someone else, "i was interested in the idea of these men who felt they could control the evolution of the world with their language and assertions and flimsy paperwork they are about to sign and nature is this castrated decorative thing that sits between them." >> yes, and there are sculptures in the work designed based on plant presses, where all of the 36 agreem
PBS
Mar 11, 2016 11:30pm PST
real. >> rose: george martin dies at 90. >> the great thing about getting old is that everybody does it, if they're lucky. >> u.s. forces in iraq have captured an isis chemical engineer who was producing mustard gas. >> rose: president obama hosts and toasted canada's first couple. >> canada's new prime minister justin prudough will visit the white house. >> >> the first canadian leader in nearly 20 years to be the honored guest. >> trump sweeps in sanders upsets clinton in michigan. >> and i'm talking about a huge voter turnout. >> bernie sanders stunned the prognosticators by taking michigan. hillary clinton took it graciously. here's her official statement after the results came in. >> what's happening! ( cheers and applause ) ♪ take it easy >> rose: pate an onmanning retires. >> he played the game with passion and went out in style. >> there's something about 18 years, 18 is a good number. ♪ ♪ >> electronic music group lead by producer diplo played for a big crowd in havana. >> it's preserved in time. >> rose: it's like a time caps ul ♪ is it too late now to say sorry ♪ >>
PBS
May 14, 2016 5:30am PDT
more grounded in reality. but i think my heros, people like george martin, quincy jones, they have decades and decades -- >> great producers. >> and a legacy of great music. maybe i have a best seven to eight years of having made records that could be considered important or people like. but i just-- it's all i want to do and just get better as a producer and arranger and do that. >> rose: a revival of "blackbird" is currently playing on broadway. it is the story of a man confronted by a woman with whom he'd had a relationship with she was a minor. it has been nominated for three tony awards including best leading actress in a revival for michelle williams and best leading actor for jeff daniels. >> originally had done it in 2007 at manhattan theater club off broadway. i left it feeling i had done what i was supposed to do with it, and when scott rudein called and say let's bring it to broadway, usually it's been there, done that, but i hadn't done it right. >> rose: you see it new then. >> yes. >> rose: with fresh eyes? >> well, there's more clarity for me. what i didn't have befo
PBS
Jun 25, 2016 5:30am PDT
written and directed by george c. wolf, and choreographed by savon gloverrer. >> the most challenging thing about creating a musical is making sure the buoyancy maintains no matter what. even when you have something like anytime west side story" or "sweeney todd" the energy of buoyancy has to push it all the way through. all the way to the curtain. there is a story that huby blake tells that george gershwin lifted the note of "i got rhythm" from a pit player after sheeg "shuffle along." he lifted those notes and he stole them. i'm not saying what he did. i'm not saying that he didn't. >> rose: somebody said it. >> huby plac said it. it became an interesting thing. and it becomes a tap dance that savon choreographed of him playing the instrument, and him dancing out the fact in theory somebody lifted his notes. and he becomes-- gilbert said "shuffle along" is filled with joyous rage and this number becomes a manifestation of that. >> rose: how about this? this is from chris jones writing in "the chicago tribune": >> it's extraordinary. it's an extraordinary statement. when i first met
PBS
Feb 20, 2016 5:30am PST
humiliating week for jeb bush, this amazing family. we saw why george w. bush, so good on the stump, almost faz he was schooling jeb bush who is at the very end of his campaign, reporting on politico today that his fund raisers calling around trying to get some last dollars, and they're not getting it. >> rose: and failed to get the endorsement of niki haley as well. >> first of all, you only say something like that when you know you're going to get the endorsement, and when the news broke that niki haley had decided to endorse marco rubio, you could see how much it almost physically hurt jeb bush, just deflated. it's really quite a story. when you go back and you look at how much has been spent on the jeb bush for president effort through the super pac, through his campaign. you see how much they swamped everybody in terms of advertising spending, just advertising spending in new hampiro get what happened there. and now you get to south carolina. it just hasn't taken off. >> rose: but do you assume he'll drop out? >> i assume he will drop out. i am hearing the same thing mike's hea
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