GoogleIt Mail IT Print IT PermaLinkAnd The Oscar Goes To... My Cousin (Sort Of)
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My cousin, Norman Corwin was nominated for an Academy Award for screenwriting a film about Vincent van Gogh called Lust For Life in 1956. This year, Norman was the subject of a documentary A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin, which was nominated for the Oscar in Best Documentary Short, and won the award last night. The award goes to the filmmakers, hence the "sort of" in the title, but cousin Norman must have had a thing or two to do with it


Norman is my mother's mother's oldest sister's son, which makes him my mother's first cousin and my first cousin once removed (according to wikipedia's handy chart of the rules of cousin nomenclature). He is 95 years old and still active with NPR and teaching at USC. He has great genes: his father lived to 110 years old. Norman has worked extensively in journalism, radio, film and television, and has witnessed -- and worked right through -- remarkable transformations along the way. Also featured in the award-winning documentary are media and entertainment luminaries Walter Cronkite, Robert Altman, Norman Lear and Studs Terkel. That's just a small part of the circle he's traveled in.


Norman has his own page in IMDB and his own web site normancorwin.com. I think it's incredibly cool that I have a 95 year old cousin with his own domain name and professionally-built web site


It's been years since I've seen Norman, but I congratulate him!

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1. Richard Cooper03/06/2006 11:24:15 PM
Homepage: http://satorikick.com


Hello Richard Schwartz--
I worked for Norman Corwin as his lab assistant when I was a student at USC in the early 80's. I mentioned this last night on my blog at http://satorikick.com

It's great to virtually meet his cousin!




2. Richard Schwartz03/07/2006 01:22:56 AM
Homepage: http://www.rhs.com/poweroftheschwartz


Thanks for dropping in! I'm listening to a recent BBC feature that I found by going to some of the same sites you found in the search that landed you here. It's really interesting. Too bad it requires Real Audio. I was hoping I could avoid installing that on my latest laptop, but I installed it for this. Here's the URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/archivehour/pip/og0lf/




3. Richard Cooper03/07/2006 03:35:26 PM
Homepage: http://satorikick.com


Thanks for the link!!




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