Title IX at 50: How It Changed Congress, Campuses, and Sports

The enormous increase in the number of women in high school and college athletics – from 300,000 in 1972 to more than three million today – has led to increased professionalization and interest in women’s sports, and the objects in the exhibit demonstrate this depth and depth. Growth: Billie Jean King’s tennis racket, 1984 Olympic …

‘Frontline’ Review: Why The Climate Has Changed But We Have Not

PBS’s investigative public relations program “Frontline” specializes in reminding us of what we prefer to forget. On Tuesday begins a three-part dive into the potential species-killer that’s been taking a back seat to climate change and more traditional scourges like disease and war lately. titled Weekly mini-series “The Power of Big Oil” The fossil fuel …

‘Julia’ Review: It Changed Your Life and Your Gadget Drawer

According to this movie, if you have a garlic press, you should probably thank Julia Child for it. The opening scenes of “Julia,” a lively documentary directed by Julie Cohen and Betsy West, paint a grim picture of suburban American home cooking in the post-WWII era: frozen entrees and Jell-O molds and Spam, Spam, Spam, …