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Aaron Sorkin (SHS '79) takes on dual role as writer/director of biopic ‘Molly’s Game’

MV5BMjE4MjkwNTU4M15BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwNzk1MzU0MzE_._V1_UX214_CR0_0_214_317_AL_.jpgAaron Sorkin knows that anytime a writer or actor decides to step behind the camera for the first time, the first question is usually whether directing has always been his or her dream. So the Academy Award-winning screenwriter (“The Social Network”) and playwright (“A Few Good Men”) sat down for a recent interview with a preemptive response at the ready.

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'The Vagina Monologues' Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Material

Eve_Ensler_at_a_Hudson_Union_Society_event_in_March_2011.jpgEve Ensler's (SHS '71) internationally famous book The Vagina Monologues is being released in a special anniversary edition with additional, never-before-published monologues. The Vagina Monologues is a stage production consisting of a variety of personal monologues read by a diverse group of women. After its initial premiere more than 20 years ago in New York, the show gained in fame thanks to an all-star production at Madison Square Garden and a television production by HBO. Its hard-hitting text has since been translated into 45 languages and the show performed in more than 100 countries.

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Daniel Emond's (SHS '08) Kill the Whale, a musical odyssey of Moby Dick.

Daniel.jpgAfter penning a song to tackle the great white whale, Daniel Emond (SHS '08) re-read the classic Moby-Dick... several times over. What followed were others from Melville’s canon, as well as research trips to Nantucket, New Bedford, and Provincetown, all leading to the development of the double-sided record and musical film, Kill the Whale–A Musical Odyssey of Moby Dick

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Democrat Gary Trauner (SHS '76) Announces Bid for Wyoming US Senate

GaryT.jpgBelow is an excerpt from US News on Gary's new campaign. 

Democrat Gary Trauner (SHS '76) has announced he will run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Wyoming Republican John Barrasso.

The 58-year-old Trauner is a Jackson Hole businessman who run unsuccessfully for U.S. House in 2006 and 2008, losing both times to former Reps. Barbara Cubin and Cynthia Lummis.

 

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Kenneth Juster (SHS '72) posing with SAA Alumni

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After being sworn in as the U.S. Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster (SHS '72) is joined by fellow Scarsdale alums, Daniel Reingold (SHS '72) and daughter Sarah Reingold (SHS '08).

 

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Senate confirms Kenneth Juster (SHS '72) as US Ambassador to India

senate-confirms-kenneth-juster-as-us-ambassador-to-india.jpgKenneth Juster, a top economic expert on India, was today unanimously confirmed by the Senate as the next US Ambassador to New Delhi, filling a key position as the two countries push forward their strategic ties. 

Juster, 62, is an old India hand who played a key role in developing the landmark Indo-US civil nuclear deal. 

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Nancy Levine (SHS '78) releases her new book Homer for the Holidays: The Further Adventures of Wilson the Pug (Tao of Pug)

516jmlZ-SuL._SY427_BO1_204_203_200_.jpgNancy Levine (SHS '78) has released a new book for the holidays, 'Homer for the Holidays: The Further Adventures of Wilson the Pug' (Tao of Pug). You can also find her four books of The Tao of Pug series, now available in paperback. 

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Alyssa Dweck (SHS '81) releases her new book: The Complete A to Z for Your V

unnamed_(1)_2.jpgAlyssa Dweck (SHS '81) a gynecologist in Westchester has focused her practice on gynecology, gynecologic surgery and female sexual health trying to educate the masses on the “V”. She has now released her book: The Complete A to Z for Your V: A Women's Guide to Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Vagina--Health, Pleasure, Hormones, and More. 

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PR PROfile: Tom Goodman (SHS '72), Goodman Media International

Tom-Goodman-1-300x300.jpgTom Goodman (SHS '72), President, CEO and Founder, Goodman Media International

Length of PR career (so far): 40 years and counting.  I was at J. Walter Thompson PR for four, ABC News for six, CBS News and CBS Inc. for nine and, now, Goodman Media, which I founded 21 years ago.

Your most memorable campaign: British Airways (through its agency M&C Saatchi) was our founding client; I was brought in to help publicize one of the biggest promotional stunts in the airline’s history...

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Rick Zedník (SHS '89), CEO of the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP), is committing to helping increase the number and influence of women in politics.

rick_z.jpgRick Zednik (SHS '89) has recently changed jobs to become CEO of the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP). On July 10, 2016, he had a column published on The Huffington Post explaining why he, as a man, is committing to helping increase the number and influence of women in politics.

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