Day: September 13, 2017

‘Sopranos’ Actor Frank Vincent Dead at Age 78

‘Sopranos’ Actor Frank Vincent Dead at Age 78

Frank Vincent, who memorably played mob boss Phil Leotardo on “The Sopranos,” died from heart surgery complications Wednesday. He was 78. TMZ reports that Vincent suffered a heart attack last week and underwent open-heart surgery today in a New Jersey hospital. Vincent was a veteran actor who began his career […]

Ken Burns’ ‘The Vietnam War’ Captures the Epic and Intimate Qualities of America’s Divisive Conflict

Ken Burns’ ‘The Vietnam War’ Captures the Epic and Intimate Qualities of America’s Divisive Conflict

Ken Burns has certainly cemented his status as the nation’s foremost documentarian, bringing an unparalleled immediacy and a compelling intimacy to American history that his given the country’s profound experiences –- like “The Civil War,” “The War,” “Baseball,” “Jazz,” “Mark Twain,” “The Central Park Five” –- a vivid and compelling […]