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Vol. LXII, No. 35
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
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McCARTER LIVE AT THE LIBRARY: The McCarter Theatre’s upcoming production of Herringbone was the subject of a recent discussion at the Princeton Public Library with (from left): Director Roger Rees, actor BD Wong, and Producing Director Mara Isaacs.

A Cast of Thousands in “Herringbone”? Not Really, but One Will Play Many

Ellen Gilbert

Clad in a Princeton University wrestling team tee-shirt, actor BD Wong took center stage at the Princeton Public Library’s first official program of the fall season last Thursday evening. Along with Director Roger Rees and Producing Director Mara Isaacs, he talked about their upcoming McCarter Theatre production of Herringbone, a one-man show in which he plays eleven roles.

John Foster Dulles, Class of 1908, Honored in “From Diploma to Diplomat”

Ellen Gilbert

Among the medals, citations, publications, diplomatic passports, NATO cufflinks, UN pins, pens, caricatures, stamps, and other memorabilia on display in Seeley W. Mudd Manuscript Library’s new exhibit about the life of John Foster Dulles (Princeton ’08), there is a photograph of Mr. Dulles in India placing a floral wreath on Gandhi’s tomb.

Princeton Residents Work With NGOs in Three African Countries

Dilshanie Perera

Regarding refugee camps on the border between Tanzania and Burundi, Princeton resident Tim Callahan said, “You see flyers saying ‘donate this amount of money,’ and pictures that bring you so close, but you’re still so far away,” adding that the unidirectional gaze “sometimes makes you feel even more removed.

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