Author Archives: Jonna

MAKERS Looks at Women in War

In 1991, 41,000 women were deployed to Operation Desert Storm, making it the largest single deployment of U.S. military women in history. This deployment is just one example of American women’s increasing roles in war. MAKERS “Women in War,” which airs … Continue reading

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A ‘Sesame Street’ Renaissance

Sesame Street is a classic, and the work of Johannes Vermeer, James McNeill Whistler and other talented artists is widely recognized as classic art. So what happens when Sesame Street characters and classic art collide? Why, this, of course. And this. And … Continue reading

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Put Your Head in the Clouds With ‘Moone Boy’

Did you have a childhood imaginary friend? I didn’t, but I sometimes wished I could dream one up. For a little while I tried to pretend that I believed I had one (an imaginary scenario within an imaginary scenario), but … Continue reading

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Make Fall Sweeter

It feels like fall arrived a little early this year. This week’s cooler temperatures and crisper air reminded me that fall is officially just around the corner. For many, the season is an occasion to bring out boots, scarves and … Continue reading

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Remembering Robin Williams

Like many others, I was saddened by the Aug. 11 passing of Robin Williams. I was first introduced to Williams as the quirky father who goes undercover to keep his family together in Mrs. Doubtfire, one of my childhood favorites. … Continue reading

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