Hollywood on the Potomac

Tony Mendez, the former CIA technical operations officer who orchestrated the 1980 rescue of six American diplomats from Iran and who was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the Academy Award winning film...
“I grew up in upstate New York –  what I would just call a typical family, like from the Ken Burns series,” author Ann Atkins told Hollywood on the Potomac. “We were the...
Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. remembers his childhood as being one of warmth.  “I was surrounded by a sea of love,” he told Hollywood on the Potomac, but you probably already knew that...
“It was a great privilege to represent my country in The United States. I represented a country that I loved – Hungary – and in a country that I loved – The United States,...
“I started writing songs when I was about 10 years old,” said singer-songwriter Darden Smith in an interview with Hollywood on the Potomac. “Then I sort of got more into it in high...
“Dogfight” is not about the NSA vs. Edward Joseph Snowden, though it could be if you subscribe to the ‘one thing leads to another’ philosophy of life. Silicon Valley provided...
“I joined Facebook in June out of this lame and cynical attempt to promote this book which has fallen very flat. I tried to put up excerpts and said: ‘Here’s where I think Jimmy...
“I was the fish out of water when I did this documentary,” said Billy Bush at the Washington, D.C. screening of  “Chasing Rhinos” at National Geographic’s...
By now the ‘shock factor’ has probably morphed into the ‘worried factor’ as “Posties” – as they are affectionately known – move on from yesterday...
The “Betty Ford blip”, as it is known, was among the first women of national prominence to be open about her breast cancer.  Just weeks after she became the First Lady she underwent...