Donald Trump's enthusiasm at scapegoating certain groups as hostile "others" frankly terrifies me.
Spielberg's much-overlooked 1997 film on slavery is another step in his journey of empathy.
Spielberg's masterpiece about the Holocaust works primarily because the director finally made it personal.
Spielberg has a tremendous ability to elicit empathy from an audience, but how he's used this talent has varied over the years.
In Part 3 of my live-blog of The Winds of War, the shooting finally starts! What wine goes well with invasions?
In Part 2 of my live blog of the novel, I delve into the mystery of the German national character. And their wine.
Join me as I rediscover my favorite historical novel, and also sample some great wine!
Possibly as many as 360,000 people were murdered here by the Nazis during the Shoah. What sadness lies in this empty field.
I admired Leonard Nimoy as an actor, a creative force, a Jew and a human being. He truly left the world a better place.
Just weeks before Stalin's death, the Soviet government went on a witch hunt against Jewish doctors. Was it the prelude to another bloody purge?