Articles by David M. Halbfinger



Scorsese Finally Bags Best Director Oscar

  • 27 February 07
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Twenty-six years and seven snubs after his first Oscar nomination, for ""Raging Bull,"" Martin Scorsese finally felt the warm embrace of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as he was named best director and his murderous mob thriller ""The Departed"" was named the best picture of 2006.

Bush Camp Tries 'Retail Politicking'

  • 29 September 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Want to see the president when he comes to your town? Get in line -- to make phone calls for his campaign.

A Black U.S. College Lures Russians

  • 14 March 03
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Over the last four and a half years, Alcorn State University, a tiny, historically black campus in southwestern Mississippi, has become home to a thriving pod of Russians students.