The American creed of equal opportunity is in danger of becoming Hollywood fiction. Wealth concentration, manufacturing's demise, and technology eliminating jobs are destroying upward mobility. We must invest in education, training, and R&D. We must also pay for it.
Robert Redford celebrates his birthday today, and we asked the Monitor's followers on Facebook what their favorite films were by the legendary actor and director. Here are the top five:
The Monitor spoke with the late actor and director in 1981 about selecting roles, plots that challenge an audience, and journalism.
The director and actor, remembered for his films such as 'Out of Africa,''Tootsie,' and 'Absence of Malice,' was interviewed by the Monitor in 1975 upon release of his film, 'Three Days of the Condor.