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By Orrin G. Hatch
Procedural changes impede the chamber's traditional deliberative function
Topic - Kenneth Clark
A 71-year-old Vermont man is being held without bail after he pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and aggravated assault charges in the shooting and wounding of one daughter and assault of another daughter.
SHOOT THE WIDOW: ADVENTURES OF A BIOGRAPHER IN SEARCH OF HER SUBJECT
How do you turn the stuffy subject of fine art into a television show with popular appeal? In 1969, British art historian Kenneth Clark succeeded by relating his personal views on painting and sculpture and explaining how the works reflected their times. His BBC series, simply called "Civilisation," still holds up as an erudite yet accessible primer on Western European culture.
After all, as Kenneth Clark pointed out in his appreciation of Jefferson and Monticello - an eponymous keystone of his classic television series "Civilisation" - what was achieved there was all the more remarkable because of where it was.
'fine cantaloupe melon'