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  1. There is a great future in bioplastics. But both businesses and consumers need to change firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Globe and Mail

    In Mike Nichols's 1967 film, The Graduate , a disillusioned college grad, Ben, played by Dustin Hoffman, is taken aside at a party by a family friend, Mr. McGuire. The "plastics" quote became the film's best-known line, and one of the best known in American cinema.

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  2. The Big Bang Theory of Health Care Since 1967Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 18 | Health Care Renewal

    ... second event worth recalling from 1967 is the grand Oscar-winning Mike Nichols and Buck Henry collaboration, The Graduate. Forget about the stars. They're still in the news for all sorts of things. Remember Mr. McGuire? Until our current president ...

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  3. Everyman Theatre Attaches Triumph To Tragedy with Long Day's Journey Into NightRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... February 6, 2018 at 7:00 PM (at the SNF Parkway Theatre) Winner of five Academy Awards! Director Mike Nichols (The Graduate) marks his film debut with this electrifying 1966 adaptation of Edward Albee's play about an unhappy middle-aged married ...

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  4. Opportunities abound in skilled labor, but stigma won't budgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Horace Greeley, founder and editor of The New York Tribune, said, "Go west, young man, and grow with the country." In the movie "The Graduate," Dustin Hoffman is advised to go into "plastics."

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  5. The Pop Innovations of a 50-Year-Old SoundtrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Atlantic

    When Mike Nichols's low-budget comedy-drama The Graduate premiered in December 1967, it arrived during a time of national unrest. Many Baby Boomers were pushing back against the status quo: The military draft and the escalation of the war in Vietnam, combined with movements calling for civil rights and women's liberation, prompted students and activists to protest the political and social establishment of the time.

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  6. Job shack sneaks way into cameo in a The GraduateaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    What is the blue shack on the La Verne church grounds at the end of "The Graduate"? When I was watching and re-watching the closing minutes of "The Graduate" last month for my column on its 50th anniversary , one curiosity came to my attention: the presence of a blue shack that was visible on the La Verne church grounds as Dustin Hoffman and Katharine Ross race toward D Street. What was it doing there? I didn't bring it up in print, but when reader Sue LeGrand Coes emailed me after my column's appearance to tell me about the shack, I knew exactly what she was talking about.

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  7. Live Markets-O Brexit Consensus, where art thou?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Reuters

    ... back in September last year. (Dhara Ranasinghe and Helen Reid) ***** "JUST ONE WORD: PLASTICS" (1312 GMT) In "The Graduate", a young Dustin Hoffman (a.k.a. Benjamin Braddock), fresh out of university, is famously given a piece of advice for his ...

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  8. Live Markets-New Year party continues in ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Reuters

    ... back in September last year. (Dhara Ranasinghe and Helen Reid) ***** "JUST ONE WORD: PLASTICS" (1312 GMT) In "The Graduate", a young Dustin Hoffman (a.k.a. Benjamin Braddock), fresh out of university, is famously given a piece of advice for his ...

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  9. Live Markets-"Just one word: plastics"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Reuters

    ... back in September last year. (Dhara Ranasinghe and Helen Reid) ***** "JUST ONE WORD: PLASTICS" (1312 GMT) In "The Graduate", a young Dustin Hoffman (a.k.a. Benjamin Braddock), fresh out of university, is famously given a piece of advice for his ...

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  10. Live Markets-European shares give up gains as markets eye Ecb policy shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Reuters

    ... back in September last year. (Dhara Ranasinghe and Helen Reid) ***** "JUST ONE WORD: PLASTICS" (1312 GMT) In "The Graduate", a young Dustin Hoffman (a.k.a. Benjamin Braddock), fresh out of university, is famously given a piece of advice for his ...

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  11. Live Markets-Bubble concerns for U.S. equities "overdone", Amundi reckonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Reuters

    Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: "JUST ONE WORD: PLASTICS" In "The Graduate", a young Dustin Hoffman , fresh out of university, is famously given a piece of advice for his future career: "just one word, plastics". Fifty years later, the future isn't what it used to be: Theresa May just pledged to eliminate avoidable plastic waste within 25 years.

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  12. Nonfiction: Throwing a Poolside Cocktail Party for 'The Graduate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | The New York Times

    SEDUCED BY MRS. ROBINSON How 'The Graduate' Became the Touchstone of a Generation By Beverly Gray Illustrated.

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  13. The Movie Club, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Slate Magazine

    ... lists. Mike Nichols once said he liked to articulate a movie's theme in its opening moment (first line of The Graduate : "Ladies and gentlemen, we're about to begin our descent into Los Angeles"), and Baker finds a visual way to do it at the end ...

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  14. Empress hopes more visitors a loungea around in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 30 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Movie buffs can think back to the iconic scene of the Oscar-nominated 1967 film, “The Graduate,” when a very young Dustin Hoffman is approached by a party guest with well-meaning but unsolicited career advice.

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  15. Dustin Hoffman accusers publicly thank John Oliver for confronting himRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | USA Today

    ... looks over the stockinged leg of actress Anne Bancroft, his seductress in this scene from the 1967 film 'The Graduate.' The actor was nominated for Academy Award for the best actor in a leading role, however film's only Oscar went to Mike Nichols ...

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  16. John Oliver is sad his explosive chat with Dustin Hoffman wasn't more constructiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Los Angeles Times

    ... The former "Daily Show" correspondent said he felt he had to ask about stories from women who had accused "The Graduate" actor of bad behavior. He said the folks in charge said they still wanted him, even knowing uncomfortable questions would be ...

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  17. Herea s to you, Mrs. Robinson a " a oeThe Graduatea turns 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | KKIQ-FM Pleasanton

    A small film featuring an unknown star, based on an obscure book, and helmed by a newbie director, became a counterculture classic following its release 50 years ago today: Mike Nichols' The Graduate . Based on the book by Charles Webb, the movie featured a then-unknown New York stage actor named Dustin Hoffman as Benjamin Braddock, a college grad seduced by his girlfriend's mother.

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  18. 'the Graduate': How Movie Magic Struck La Verne Exactly 50 Years Ago TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | La Verne Online

    This morning I woke up very early to David Allen's excellent piece, "'The Graduate' wedding scene forever altar-ed La Verne church," in the Daily Bulletin , which opened a flood of memories for me. Released on Dec. 22, 1967, it was the first really racy movie I ever saw.

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  19. 'The Graduate' turns 50: Here's to you, Mrs. RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | ABC News

    A small film featuring an unknown star, based on an obscure book, and helmed by a newbie director, became a counterculture classic following its release 50 years ago today: Mike Nichols ' "The Graduate." Based on the book by Charles Webb, the movie featured a then-unknown New York stage actor named Dustin Hoffman as Benjamin Braddock, a recent college graduate seduced by his girlfriend's mother.

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  20. Here's to you, Mrs. Robinson - "The Graduate" turns 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... by a newbie director, became a counterculture classic following its release 50 years ago today: Mike Nichols' The Graduate . Based on the book by Charles Webb, the movie featured a then-unknown New York stage actor named Dustin Hoffman as Benjamin ...

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