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News Briefing: Royal Shakespeare Gets $5 Million From U.S. Donor

By Kate Golden on September 24, 2007No Comment
  • The Royal Shakespeare Company receives $5 million – its largest gift from an American in the company’s history – for its new theater in Stratford-upon-Avon.  [New York Times]
  • Critics grumble about the selection of the sculptor for the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial.  [New York Times]
  • Mayor Bloomberg, chairman of the ground zero memorial, visits the field where Flight 93 crashed on September 11.  [New York Times]
  • Hemingway’s last home, owned by the Nature Conservancy, hopes to draw literary donors.  [Associated Press]
  • L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s plan to plant 1 million trees across the city faces hurdles.  [Los Angeles Times]
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