Aviva Kempner
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'Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg': A Very Modern Old World Mother
31 Aug 2010 // 4:00 PM

That Molly Berg or her counterpart, Molly, are not as revered or celebrated as Lucille Ball, Jackie Gleason, and other stars of television’s early days is astonishing.

Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg
10 Jul 2009 // 12:10 AM

Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg is amiable and formally conventional, a portrait that doesn't mean to provoke, but to revere.


'Goldberg' Highlights Forgotten Media Sensation
23 Oct 2009 // 12:10 AM

You'd think in our media-savvy, information overload society that a story like this would be rote. We'd all know the legend of Tillie Edlestein, her


'Rosenwald' Reveals a Philanthropist With a Mission
28 Aug 2015 // 4:02 AM

Aviva Kempner expertly documents unexpected aspects of Jewish life in America, revealing the combination of factors that turned this Jewish businessman into an exceptionally generous donor to the African-American community.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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