All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Jesse Jackson’

Jay Leno: Producer’s Book Spills Beans on ‘Tonight Show’ Antics

Jay Leno’s longtime Tonight Show segment producer David Berg has written a book about his years with Leno and the snafus and occasional difficulties the staff and host ran in to with a handful of guests. Called Behind the Curtain: An Insider’s View of Jay Leno’s Tonight Show, the book shares some things Jay Leno could not while at the …

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Maya Angelou: Remembrances of America’s Wise Woman

Maya Angelou was often called America’s wise woman, and since her passing on Wednesday at the age of 86, many notable people have shared their remembrances of the poet, civil rights leader and storyteller extraordinaire. In addition to those in the video clip above, a few people in high places also shared their words about their friend. mentor, and favorite …

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Colombian FARC Rebels Release American Hostage Unharmed

Latin America’s oldest left-wing guerrilla group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC, released an American hostage over the weekend that CNN reports being captured back in June. “We are pleased to have facilitated his release so he can be reunited with his family,” commented Jordi Raich, head of the International Committee for the Red Cross delegation in Colombia. …

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