Feb 22 Dutch Treat Club Marilyn Maye soars, Jeff Greenfield on What If?
DUTCH TREAT CLUB LUNCHEON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2011 SPEAKER JEFF GREENFIELD: noted author and journalist, regularly reports on politics, the media and culture, and is the recipient of three Emmy Awards. He has appeared on CBS News, ABC News, NBC Nightly News , CNN, and public television programs, and has written for “Time Magazine,” “The New York Times” and “Slate.com”. He Is now CBS News Senior Political Correspondent. His 12th book, to be released in March, is “Then Everything Changed: Stunning Alternate Histories of American Politics: JFK, RFK, Carter, Ford, Reagan.” ENTERTAINMENT MARILYN MAYE, hailed as a “super singer” by Johnny Carson, as “a national treasure by The Houston Chronicle”,and by Rex Reed as “a polished pro who majored in ‘unforgettable,’” swings through New York to present her acclaimed master class, “The Art of Performance – with a Stop to dine and make music with us at Dutch Treat. Added Reed: “Marilyn Maye has everything. She can belt, And she can sing ballads with the kind of warmth that makes your heart smile. She’s the real deal.” What really happened: Warm voiced Marilyn Maye belts out - and gently caresses - songs triumphant and witty, and media star Jeff Greenfield expounds his imaginative exploration of the possible consequences of alternate histories in politics, where some trivial change in, for example, in the timing of the (real) appearance of a suicide bomber at Jack Kennedy's door (who knew!), the tide of momentous political events in the form of presidencies of the US would have been entirely changed, and suggests how different the last decades of American life might have been. His book, Then Everything Changed: Stunning Alternate Histories of American Politics - JFK, RFK, Carter, Ford, Reagan is out March 8th has been praised as "downright clever scenarios which remind us hust how much individuals do matter. Greenfield is a story teller!" by colleague Bob Schieffer of Face The Nation. Guests included Mildred Boiras, portrait painter and doctor in psychology (brought by Sheenah Hankin);Peter Van Wagner, actor, played opposite K.T.Sullivan in Light Up The Sky" and has just finished two films (Neil Felshman); Renee McCurry, associate producer for 56 Annual Drama Desk Awards (Joan Pollak and Corrine Orr), Casey Greenfield (Lawyer, writer, starting a matrimonial law practice, mother to Rory who will be two next month (daughter of Jeff Greenfield, speaker); Norman Rosenfeld architect of health care facilities and teacher at Pratt; Edith Drake and Lorna Giles, photo restorer and Irvin's niece (Ervin Drake); Nancy Purnell artist, photographer, sculptor (Max Nichols); Nancy Prine II artist, painter, sculptor and four art books (Carole Max Nichols); Ashley Ouyang China traveler, media technology and financial services, consummate chef (Larry Parks); Fred Frese (Alan Frese); John Bowes (Kay Arnold); Susan Rubinstein (Mary Holloway); Norman Rosenfeld (Ravelle Brickman); Kathy Dwyer (Bob Talbot), Bell Dunes (Eric Arcfarden);Read More