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OFFBEAT: Lowell reader wants update about actor Burt Reynolds

OFFBEAT: Lowell reader wants update about actor Burt Reynolds

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
ADVANCE PLANNING: Role models for a longer-than-anticipated life

ADVANCE PLANNING: Role models for a longer-than-anticipated life

A few years ago, I thought I had found a useful role model in Frank Lloyd Wright. Broke and a social pariah who had alienated all of the few friends he ever had, at the age of 70-something he wrote an autobiography about how great he was. He started a school for architects and proceeded to b…

October 06, 2012 3:20 pm

LAST RESORT: The value of role models

A few years ago, I thought I had found a useful role model in Frank Lloyd Wright. Broke and a social pariah who had alienated all of the few friends he ever had, at the age of 70-something he wrote an autobiography about how great he was. He started a school for architects and proceeded to b…

September 24, 2012 3:20 pm
Face of freedom

Face of freedom

Sally Field portrayed Betty Mahmoody in the 1991 film "Not Without My Daughter," based on the best-selling book of the same name.

March 07, 2011 12:00 am
Face of freedom

Face of freedom

Betty Mahmoody, author of the book "Not Without My Daughter," the inspiration for a 1991 film starring Sally Field, spoke at a charity event Sunday in Merrillville.

March 07, 2011 12:00 am
'Daughter' author recounts Iran ordeal aftermath

'Daughter' author recounts Iran ordeal aftermath

MERRILLVILLE | When activist Betty Mahmoody heard her daughter Mahtob's response that the girl's estranged father had died at age 70 in Tehran, Iran, on Aug. 23, 2009, she was surprised.

March 06, 2011 11:30 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Here's your chance to catch up with Betty Mahmoody

OFFBEAT: Here's your chance to catch up with Betty Mahmoody

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 19, 2011 12:00 am
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