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May 03, 2020, 4:36pm
I first met Cis Corman in acting class when I was 16! She was 32 and had four children. She remained my best friend and surrogate mother since then. I treasured our lifelong friendship, her intelligence, her taste, and her integrity. I loved Cis dearly and will miss her forever. She was also Auntie Cis to my son Jason.
 
Cis cast our first film for Barwood Films, Up the Sandbox. Cis went on to become a pre-eminent casting director
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April 14, 2020, 3:29pm

In times of crises, we join together as one nation indivisible.  We salute our true heroes – the doctors, nurses, scientists, clinicians, pharmacists, food workers and every first responder who compromises their own safety and well-being to ensure ours.

This pandemic has the potential to bring out the best in us — not only as citizens of the United States, but as a global community with a common goal.

Sadly, a lack of leadership compounds the fear and confusion we … Read more »

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March 31, 2020, 9:27am

The Prince of Tides Criterion Edition – Out Now!

The Prince of Tides was released nearly 30 years ago… and I’ve just finished an updated director’s edition working with Criterion on this new package for over a year. I hope you enjoy it as much as I’ve enjoyed doing it.

We’ve restored the movie to a 4K restoration…and I combined commentary that I recorded in 1991 with new commentary that I recorded this past year. There is a special making-of featurette, along with some archival interviews recorded at the

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March 03, 2020, 9:57pm

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July 08, 2019, 5:24am

A behind-the-scenes look from Hyde Park.

Thanks for always capturing everything so wonderfully Russell James!

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

 

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June 24, 2019, 8:57am

BARBRA STREISAND

AUGUST 6th AT THE UNITED CENTER

TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, JULY 1ST

Barbra Streisand sounded like diamonds. And porcelain and a freshly drawn bath and consommé.”  The New York Times

Monday, June 24, 2019. Chicago, IL – For Immediate Release. Barbra Streisand will bring her legendary live performance back to Chicago’s United Center for one night only – August 6th, it was announced today by her longtime manager Marty Erlichman.

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June 10, 2019, 6:29pm

DIRECT FROM LONDON TO NEW YORK – BARBRA STREISAND

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3RD – MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

BACK IN HER GARDEN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 13 YEARS!

“Barbra Streisand sounded like diamonds. And porcelain and a freshly drawn bath and consommé.” The New York Times

Friday, June 7th – New York, NY – For Immediate Release. Barbra Streisand will bring her legendary live performance home to New York City’s Madison Square Garden for the first time in 13 years it … Read more »

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January 31, 2008, 1:00am

Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Regent Wing

January 31, 2008

Aren’t we fortunate? We have wonderful, accomplished candidates vying for the democratic nomination. But, for the first time in our country’s history, we not only have a woman, but a woman who is the most experienced candidate. Hillary Clinton dares to penetrate the powerful world of men, to challenge their policies and debate their ideas with her keen knowledge and qualifications. Throughout her many years as a public servant, Hillary has utilized … Read more »

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December 03, 2007, 1:00am

I am reposting this statement that I wrote in 2003, as our country was debating the impending war with Iraq. I hate to say I told you so…

Some Questions to Think About (Before Going to War)… (Originally posted: February 3rd, 2003)

I wrote these questions in September, 2002, but didn’t put them on my website until 2003. I think they are still relevant questions and are worth considering:

1. How many body bags does the military expect to send … Read more »

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November 14, 2007, 1:00am

There are 47 million single women eligible to vote in America. At present, 20 million of these women are not voting. Think about that for a moment: That’s a lot of people. That’s a lot of power. Imagine what could happen if these 20 million women could be motivated to participate in the democratic process? The non-profit, non-partisan organization Women’s Voices. Women Vote has made it their mission to engage these women, register them to vote and make them feel … Read more »

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November 12, 2007, 1:00am

This week, a landmark House Resolution (H RES 799) calling for the investigation by the House Judiciary Committee of the impeachment of Vice President Dick Cheney for High Crimes and Misdemeanors passed in the House of Representatives. In an unexpected move, House Democrats along with some Republicans, voted to move the Resolution forward. H RES 799 is the first major step by Congress to hold members of the Bush Administration accountable. The Resolution, introduced by Congressman Kucinich, states that the … Read more »

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September 18, 2007, 1:00am

By BOB HERBERT – NYTimes Op-Ed

The folks who gave us the Willie Horton ads, the Swift boat campaign, the purges of black voters in Florida and endless other dirty electoral tricks are at it again.

Like crack addicts confronting the irresistible vial, the evil geniuses of the G.O.P. can’t seem to help themselves. This time… Read more »

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September 09, 2007, 1:00am

Karl Rove may have resigned as the President’s chief strategist, but the dirty and secretive tricks that have characterized the Republican Party in recent years are still here to stay. Leading California Republicans are promoting a dishonest initiative that steals electoral votes from California, a democratic state. Republicans attempting to steal votes in a major election? This smells all too familiar.

The initiative, crafted by a lawyer for the California Republican Party and member of the group misleadingly called “Californians … Read more »

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July 24, 2007, 1:00am

“Shortly after George W. Bush was elected…sort of…I saw him on television say, “If this were a dictatorship, it would be a heck-of-a lot easier, just so long as I’m the dictator.” And he laughed…

You know people never really joke. That was very revealing…a taste of things to come…the arrogance of wanting unlimited executive power… a government that operates in secret…keeping presidential papers secret…holding secret meetings with oil companies…”

Please read the following article:
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May 04, 2007, 1:00am

Just days before Joan Baez was scheduled to perform at Walter Reed
Hospital for recovering soldiers, she was told she was “not approved” by
the army to take part in the program. Over the long span of her career,
Joan Baez has been an outspoken advocate for peace, an activist and a
concerned patriot of our country. She strongly believes in the theory of
non-violence and she spoke out against the war in Iraq, like millions of
others in this … Read more »

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February 16, 2007, 1:00am

I would like to strongly recommend these two books by John Nichols:

The Genius of Impeachment: The Founders’ Cure for Royalism
Dick: The Man Who is President (Dick Cheney)

They both address important issues regarding holding our leaders accountable for their actions. … Read more »

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November 16, 2006, 1:00am

The Iraq war has cost more in American lives and resources than the Bush Administration originally advertised. I recently read that we have now spent upwards of $340 billion dollars on this failed war, with much of the money going into the hands of private companies that were handpicked by this administration to rebuild Iraq with no bid contracts. Before the war, White House economic adviser Lawrence Lindsay estimated the cost of the war to be $100 to $200 billion … Read more »

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November 04, 2018, 7:03pm

It’s always upsetting when my words are taken out of context.

Here is the truth. When I started working on my 1976 movie, A Star is Born, I tried to get my friend Sydney Pollack to direct it. I hired Frank Pierson to rewrite the screenplay, but then he told me he wouldn’t do a second draft unless he also directed the film. And since Sydney was unavailable and we had to start shooting, I had to agree to … Read more »

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November 03, 2018, 6:21pm

I cloned Sammie once when she died… yet I keep hearing I cloned her two times. You can get a litter of puppies from one cloning… and that’s what we got. I also read that I cloned her in Korea… also untrue. It was in the USA. The cost was half of what they say!

I explained my reasons in this article which I feel I must share again.

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March 18, 2018, 11:21am

To clarity misinformation in a story issued by local Los Angeles television station, KABC, the nature of cloning occasionally results in the birth of a litter rather than a single animal. The cloning procedure in this case resulted in a litter of four beautiful puppies, three of which survived. The KABC story was inaccurate in it’s headline which stated that Ms. Streisand had had beloved Coton de Tuléar, Samantha, cloned twice. The fact is that in using the DNA of … Read more »

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March 13, 2018, 6:35pm

After putting out an article (on this website) about how fake news gets almost double the tweets than real news, I felt really sad. Why are people so drawn to insults and negativity? Why do fake stories sell more than true ones ? Is it human nature? It was disconcerting to see, in an article about me, how an anecdote about “the boys club” on a set gets turned into a vicious piece of nonsense. I was talking about a … Read more »

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March 05, 2018, 5:39pm

When I do an interview, I like to be quoted accurately. I also expect the truth to be told, with facts checked.

This is why I’m reluctant to give interviews without having quote approval. In last week’s Variety article, they mistakenly made it sound like I didn’t want to be in Funny Girl! What??? I fought hard for that part! How could they make that mistake? I loved the character of Fanny Brice (they even misspelled her name Franny).… Read more »

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December 02, 2014, 7:37am

That’s what the GOP senator who’ll be taking control of the environment committee told me several years ago.

By David Corn – MotherJones.com

The recent news on the front page of the New York Times was stark. As thousands of diplomats were gathering in Lima, Peru, to work on an agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, scientists and climate policy experts were warning

that it now may be impossible to prevent the temperature of the planet’s atmosphere from rising by … Read more »

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June 28, 2012, 3:00am

Larry Kramer does not need me to publicize his beautiful play. It stands on its own. For the last time – I will answer his complaints, which rewrite history.

When I saw the play in 1985 I was very moved and immediately contacted Larry to acquire the rights. After going through several drafts with Larry, I hired another writer to develop a screenplay that was faithful to Larry’s play — but adapting it to make it more cinematic. It was … Read more »

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June 15, 2012, 10:00am

2cents…..

Haahaa…. If my sweet wife and I can ever get out of bed
(somedays it’s noon)… I have long planned to paper our vintage barn’s
outhouse walls, with these excremental egested rag articles that are
void of even a sniff of truth. Of course, she has held me back with
her gift for perfect decor. But I still say my idea is more
authentic,… Haahaa. Right?

Hillary and Bill Clinton have been friends now since I first
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May 22, 2012, 2:00am

“The most truthful part of a newspaper is the advertisements”

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May 02, 2012, 6:00am

Boy, Barbra must sell a lot of papers.  That tabloid keeps re-telling the same lies.… Read more »

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March 07, 2019, 3:57am

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park – Barbra Streisand

The ultimate icon in London

Sunday 7th July 2019

Year after year, Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park brings the greatest artists to the stage in Hyde Park. This year, a true icon, pioneer and one of the most important artists of the last half-century will make her BST Hyde Park debut – Barbra Streisand. 
 
Known for her hit songs – ‘Guilty’, ‘Woman In Love’, ‘The Way We Were’, … Read more »

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November 03, 2018, 4:10pm

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November 03, 2018, 3:21pm
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October 26, 2018, 2:46pm

LYRICS

By Desmond Child.

Lady Liberty
Lift your lamp of hope a little higher
Burn that flame of freedom
Just a little brighter please
For all the world to see
And still believe

Oh, Lady Liberty
Show us how to stand and feel a little prouder
As the anthem plays let’s sing
And raise our voices even louder
Since the real danger lies in the sound of silence

Lady Liberty
I see you rise above the crashing waves
Bearing witness

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October 26, 2018, 2:44pm

LYRICS

By Desmond Child.

Lady Liberty
Lift your lamp of hope a little higher
Burn that flame of freedom
Just a little brighter please
For all the world to see
And still believe

Oh, Lady Liberty
Show us how to stand and feel a little prouder
As the anthem plays let’s sing
And raise our voices even louder
Since the real danger lies in the sound of silence

Lady Liberty
I see you rise above the crashing waves
Bearing witness

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October 20, 2018, 2:14pm

“Imagine / What a Wonderful World” from Barbra’s forthcoming album WALLS.

Pre-order WALLS, available everywhere November 2: http://smarturl.it/BarbraWalls Listen to “Imagine / What a Wonderful World” in full here: http://smarturl.it/imaginewawwsingle

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October 12, 2018, 12:35pm
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October 10, 2018, 10:01am

Written and directed by Barbra Streisand from her new album WALLS, available everywhere November 2.

Listen to “Don’t Lie To Me” and pre-order Walls here: http://smarturl.it/BarbraWallsRead more »

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September 27, 2018, 8:23am

Today, Columbia Records has released “Don’t Lie To Me,” a new single written and recorded by Barbra Streisand from her upcoming album Walls, due out November 2nd. It’s Streisand’s first album primarily consisting of original songs since 2005. “Don’t Lie To Me” is a stirring precursor to the forthcoming Walls, the first Barbra Streisand album to encompass a unified social theme. Led by the passionate plea, “Don’t Lie To Me,” Streisand shares the guiding … Read more »

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September 25, 2018, 1:21pm
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