Brad Meltzer is known for his political thrillers, but he also writes kids books about real-life people like Rosa Parks and Amelia Earhart.
Yesterday would have been the late director Robert Altman’s 86th birthday. Altman was acclaimed for directing “M*A*S*H,” “Nashville,” and “McCabe and Mrs. Miller,” but his improvisational style had its critics and his career took a severe toll on his family life.
We revisit a conversation with author Mitchell Zuckoff, who put together the book “Robert Altman: The Oral Biography” from almost 200 interviews with Altman, his family and colleagues, including actors who thrived under his style and those who loathed it.
From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.