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Book excerpt: “Hollywood Ending: Harvey Weinstein and the Culture of Silence”
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Book excerpt: “Hollywood Ending: Harvey Weinstein and the Culture of Silence”

In his latest book, "Hollywood Ending: Harvey Weinstein and the Culture of Silence" (available July 12 from Penguin Press), journalist and New Yorker critic Ken Auletta writes about the Hollywood power broker and his fall, after allegations of sexual abuse exposed during the #MeToo movement led to Weinstein's conviction and imprisonment.Read the excerpt below, and don't miss Lesley Stahl's interview with Ken Auletta on "CBS Sunday Morning" July 10!PrologueThe Gray Concrete Carpet Penguin Press Once, he exuded power. Films he produced and distributed garnered 81 Academy Awards and 341 Oscar nominations. Only Steven Spielberg was thanked more often from the awards stage. He boa...
Garrison Keillor talks about #MeToo and a return to Lake Wobegon
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Garrison Keillor talks about #MeToo and a return to Lake Wobegon

The crowd at the Buell Theatre in Denver, Colorado earlier this month traveled from all over to see a reunion of "A Prairie Home Companion," the show Garrison Keillor hosted on public radio for some 40 years. One woman described Keillor as "very missed. Glad to be here tonight."The night would mark the return of renowned Keillor characters, like "Guy Noir, Private Eye"; of the show's imaginary sponsor ("Powdermilk Biscuits in the big blue box"), and of nostalgic tales from the fictional Lake Wobegon. At its peak, "A Prairie Home Companion" reached more than four million listeners on more than 700 public radio stations.  Garrison Keillor brought "A Prairie Home Companion" to the stage at Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre in Denver earlier this month.  ...