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To Meryl Streep, Our Shining Star

By Womens Voices for Change
By Cecilia Ford, Ph.D. Few would argue that Meryl Streep is the best actress of our generation. If awards are a measure of anything, she can claim  a record 15 Oscar nominations (two wins);  an astonishing record of 25 Golden Globe nominations (six awards); and has won prizes from every other imaginable group and organization relating to film, drama, theatre,…
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Cecilia Ford: Oscar and Me

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
Growing up in a show-business family, Oscar night for my sisters and me was the equivalent of the Harvard- Yale game. While my prep school friends’ parents talked about Princeton men and the Ivy Club, my Mother would say “he was at Warner’s”, or refer to a house in Los Angeles by a movie star’s name (as in “the Douglas…
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