ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Actress Julia Roberts will be this year's recipient of the George Eastman Award, given to honor contributions to the art of cinema.
The George Eastman Museum in Rochester says it will honor the "Pretty Woman" and "Steel Magnolias" actress on May 2.
Past recipients include Lauren Bacall, Charlie Chaplin, Gary Cooper and Meryl Streep.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine artist's Apollo 11 design will be on commemorative U.S. coins.
The Bangor Daily News reports Belfast artist Gary Cooper won a U.S. Mint competition marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.
Cooper said he remembered watching the lunar landing and watching astronaut Neil Armstrong take his first step on the moon.
"The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic" (Hachette), by Richard Sandomir
The movie "The Pride of the Yankees" is the kind of Hollywood hokum that makes us feel good. And there's nothing wrong with that — as long as we know life is usually more complicated than a Gary Cooper movie.
"High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic" (Bloomsbury), by Glenn Frankel
Years of risking his life to protect his fellow citizens come to this climactic movie moment: The lawman, his gun still hot from a showdown with an outlaw, tosses away his badge, a rejection of the society that has come to disrespect if not loathe what he represents.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas-based Tyson Foods is shaking up its top leadership team.
The Springdale-based meat company announced Tuesday that long-time executives Donnie King, Sara Lilygren and Gary Cooper will be leaving the company. King is president of North American operations, Lilygren is executive vice president for corporate affairs and Cooper is the company's chief information officer.