CBE

He was recognized for his contributions to stage and screen, as well as his tireless activism on behalf of refugees.
Our educational outcomes -- particularly for lower-wage workers -- remain abysmal. And, our quality of life is suffering -- the Social Progress Index 2015 ranks the U.S. 16th in the world on that measure. And, yet, I see a glimmer of hope.
Real change needs more. Systemic change needs forces beyond individuals, individual programs, beyond even enlightened leaders. It needs the ground to shift. It needs larger planets to align.
Tea and Sympathy will be remembered eternally for its final line, "Years from now when you talk about this -- and you will -- be kind" -- one of the tenderest moments in Broadway history.
Maybe his wife Penny told him he wore it well. Or perhaps after a three-year campaign to secure an honour, he was determined