Pool Player Minnesota Fats on Not Eating Graham Crackers

Legendary pool player Rudolf Wanderone a.k.a. “Minnesota Fats” (1913-1996) talks about his many years perfecting the art of pool playing. From the 1985 television special “Once A Star,” which profiled former professional athletes. (Source: Media Burn Archive)

The Von Erichs ‘The Wrestling Curse’

ESPN’s unbelievable story of the Von Erichs, a famous and wildly successful wrestling family from Texas. Five of the six sons of professional wrestling patriarch Fritz “Von Erich” Adkisson are now dead. The remaining son, Kevin Von Erich has found…

Alexandra Tolstoy Remembers Life with Her Father Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy’s daughter Alexandra, 86, recalls what life was like living with the author of “War and Peace,” who was also a philosopher and peace activist.

A Conversation With My Black Son

In this short documentary, parents reveal their struggles with telling their black sons that they may be targets of racial profiling by the police.

Benoît Mandelbrot: The Father of Fractals

Celebrate the life of Benoit B. Mandelbrot, a mathematical genius and Fractal Pioneer. In this final interview shot by filmmaker Errol Morris, Mandelbrot shares his love for mathematics and how it led him to his wondrous discovery of fractals.

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