Charles Webb, a lifelong non-conformist whose debut novel “The Graduate” was a deadpan satire of his college education and wealthy background adapted into the classic film of the same name, has...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buck Henry, “The Graduate” co-writer who as screenwriter, character actor, “Saturday Night Live” host and cherished talk-show and party guest became an all-around cultural...
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Police say a man killed by western Kansas police earlier this week was wanted for murder in Missouri.
The Kansas City Star reports that 43-year-old Charles Webb was wanted in the May 3 shooting death of 43-year-old Robert Eugene Jennings, of Columbia, Missouri. Police in Columbia said a warrant had been issued for Webb charging his with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in that shooting.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Overland Park police say a man shot by officers during a confrontation at an apartment complex has died.
Spokesman John Lacy said 43-year-old Charles Webb died Friday after being shot earlier in the day.
"Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How 'The Graduate' Became the Touchstone of a Generation" (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill), by Beverly Gray
The title of Beverly Gray's insightful look back at 1967's "The Graduate," one of the most popular comedies of all time, is a bit misleading — Mrs. Robinson seduced young Benjamin Braddock, not the generation that identified with his anxieties about the future and dreamed of joining him in rejecting the path blazed by their parents.