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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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February 20, 2003, 1:00am

A few things caught my eye this past weekend…among them:

Condoleezza
Rice
on
Meet the Press: Condoleezza Rice wants us to believe that one
of the reasons for invading Iraq is to save the poor Iraqi people
who are being persecuted by Saddam Hussein. But what about our own
soldiers and Iraqi civilians who will be killed in the process?

Ms. Rice knows the real reason we are invading Iraq right now, she
just doesn’t want to say it … Read more »

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February 03, 2003, 1:00am

I wrote these questions in September, 2002, but never put them
on my website. I think they are still relevant questions and are
worth considering:

1. How many body bags does the military expect to send home to
America?

2. What is the cost of the war in billions of dollars? One advisor
to the president estimates the war would cost up to $200 billion,
but he was quickly replaced by a more conservative successor.

3. Are there estimates for … Read more »

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January 31, 2003, 1:00am

This is a statement from George Bush, Sr. and National Security Advisor
Brent Scowcroft’s co-authored book, A World Transformed, written in 1998
(chapter 19, page 489) that is incredibly relevant right now. Former
President Bush and Scowcroft reflect on why the United States did not
try to remove Saddam Hussein from power at the end of the Gulf War:

“Trying to eliminate Saddam, extending the ground war into an occupation
of Iraq, would have … incurred incalculable human and … Read more »

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January 31, 2003, 1:00am

Bush’s explanation in his State of the Union speech for why we need to
attack Iraq right now was unconvincing. Here are a couple of questions
that have not been answered:

Where is the link between al Qaeda and Saddam Hussein? Not only has the
Bush administration given us zero evidence of a connection, but many
experts think that a connection is unlikely given the fact that one
society is secular and the other is fundamentalist… There is no reason… Read more »

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January 13, 2003, 1:00am

It has long been understood that the only way to create a fair society
is to give each child an equal chance at success … The Bush administration
understands this rhetoric, and even stole the Children Defense Fund’s
“Leave No Child Behind” motto for last year’s education
bill. However, as the Children Defense Fund’s website points out,
Bush’s policies would more appropriately be entitled, “Leave
No Millionaire Behind.” Bush has done more than any president
in our history to ensure … Read more »

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December 10, 2002, 1:00am

If environmental protection, reproductive choice and protection of
our civil liberties were not enough reasons to care about the judicial
appointment process, yesterday we were given one more lesson …

In a case
that highlights the layers of conflicts of interest inherent in
the Bush administration, Judge John Bates, appointed by President
Bush
to the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia,
ruled that the General Accounting Office, the Congressional investigative
arm, does not have the right to access … Read more »

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November 02, 2002, 2:00am

While we are all rooting for President Bush to win the War on
Terrorism, it is important that we know the facts about the homeland
and national security debate. The assertion that Democrats are not
committed to homeland and national security is ludicrous and is a
perfect example of the ability of the Republican spin machine to distort
the issues. In fact, a little history is in order:

  • Before September 11th, Bush and his advisors did not pay
    enough attention
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October 11, 2002, 1:00am

How incredible is it that only twenty-five hours were spent in the Congress debating WAR!!
Posted on Oct. 11 , 2002

According to Senator Robert Byrd, the Congress only spent twenty-five hours
debating WAR when twenty-five hours were spent filing for a sewage permit.

According to Senator Edward Kennedy, twenty-three days were spent debating the Agriculture Bill.

I’d like my visitors today to read a piece I asked Robert Borosage to
write that says much of what I feel – … Read more »

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September 22, 2002, 1:00am

“THE WAY WE WERE”/”THE WAY WE ARE”


LIGHT THE CORNERS OF MY MIND
MISTY WATERCOLOR MEM’RIES
OF THE WAY WE WER

When I sing that song now, I can’t help but think about it politically.

SCATTERED PICTURES
OF THE HOUSE WE LEFT BEHIND

LOVELY DEMOCRATIC MEM’RIES
OF THE WAY WE WERE

It was 1993… a time of hope… of new possibilities. We believed
that our children would live in an age of extraordinary opportunity.

We had a Democratic Congress that … Read more »

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December 11, 2001, 1:00am

Remarks by Barbra Streisand

Thank you. Thank you, Speaker Gephardt, for that kind introduction
and for coming all the way fromWashington with your busy schedule
to present me with this award. You’ve been a great leader inCongress
who’s done so much for the working people of this country and we’re
all looking forward toyour being the next Speaker of the House. I
promise never to write the Democrats a challengingletter again – at
least for a couple of weeks.

I… Read more »

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July 05, 2020, 7:38am

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June 29, 2020, 10:16am
By Guy Raz
June 18, 2020

Whenever I hear white Americans say “my family had nothing to do with slavery so why should I apologize” I think of Willy Brandt.

Willy Brandt was Germany’s Chancellor from 1969 to 1974. In 1970, he made an historic visit to Poland. Brandt came to the site of the Warsaw Ghetto—an open-air walled prison where the Nazis forced Jews to live before “liquidating” it in 1943. Brandt came to acknowledge Germany’s culpability in the
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June 03, 2020, 8:15am
Dear family and friends,
 
Firstly, I hope this email finds you in good health as we navigate life through this global COVID-19 pandemic. 
 
I am writing today regarding the racial injustices that have been brought to the nation’s forefront in the wake of the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Tony McDade. I am sure that many of you, like I am, are devastated by their deaths and the systemic racism that their killings reveal. At the
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May 31, 2020, 4:29pm

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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
met them … Read more »

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May 22, 2012, 2:00am

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

—Thomas Jefferson… Read more »

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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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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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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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Instagram: http://instagram.com/barbrastreisand Twitter: http://twitter.com/barbrastreisand Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/barbrastreisand Official Website: http://barbrastreisand.comRead more »

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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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