Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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The common sin of the rich and poor

Media | The movie Parasite is popular for some of the wrong reasons
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/24/20, 04:53 pm

Celebrities love the independent film Parasite despite its less-than-flattering portrayal of the rich. Actors like Leonardo DiCaprio and Laura Dern and directors Jay Roach, Noah Baumbach, and Rian Johnson have shown up at awards season parties to meet Bong Joon Ho, the movie’s South Korean director.

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PBS news anchor Jim Lehrer has died

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/24/20, 11:32 am

Jim Lehrer, the longtime host of the nightly PBS NewsHour, died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, according to the public broadcaster. He was 85.

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Trump marks Roe v. Wade anniversary

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/22/20, 12:50 pm

Forty-seven years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that led to legalized abortion nationwide, President Donald Trump called on Congress and Americans on Wednesday to protect every human life, including the unborn. In a proclamation declaring Jan. 22, 2020, as National Sanctity of Human Life Day, the president said the nation “reaffirms our commitment to protect the precious gift of life at every stage, from conception to natural death.”

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