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Doris Buffett Puts A Personal Spin On Philanthropy

Doris Buffett isn’t quite as recognizable as her little brother, but he wouldn’t be quite as famous if it wasn’t for her. Doris Buffett, 86, is Warren Buffett’s big sister and head of the Sunshine Lady Foundation. The charitable organization …

Michael Milken And Sumner Redstone To Donate $80 Million To George Washington University

George Washington University will be receiving an $80 million donation from philanthropists Michael Milken of the Milken Institute, and Sumner Redstone of CBS Corporation and Viacom. The amount is the largest the university has ever received. Half of the $80 …

Chen Guangbiao Now Trying to Buy Wall Street Journal Chen Guangbiao Now Trying to Buy Wall Street Journal

Chen Guangbiao, a Chinese businessman and philanthropist completely unknown in the United States before this month, first made news in the United States through his proposal to purchase the New York Times. On January 5, Chen published an opinion piece …

Theo James To Star In New Independent Film, Franny

Theo James, the young British actor, has been cast in Franny. Franny is an upcoming film that has already cast Richard Gere and Dakota Fanning. The plot features a philanthropist who meddles in the lives of newly-married couples in an …