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JGH Auxiliary Presents Video Interviews from Inspicio Arts #4

JGH Auxiliary Presents Video Interviews from Inspicio Arts #4




The JEWISH GENERAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY MENUS FOR THE MIND SERIES is proud to present unique digital video interviews with prominent dynamic people in the arts, originally created for the Inspicio arts publication platform.

Founded by editor-in-chief Raymond Elman, Inspicio is sponsored by the School of Communication + Journalism in The College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts at Florida International University, and provides high-quality, in-depth insights into all arts disciplines with a focus on Miami and South Florida.

The curated video interviews listed below are presented in a unique multi-clip format and will be available for viewing at your leisure until the end of February, after which they will be replaced with a new group of curated video interviews.

If you have enjoyed and will continue to enjoy these interviews, please call Marla at 514-340-8216 and share your thoughts.

Should you wish to receive a complementary subscription to the Inspicio e-Magazine and receive quarterly notices about new Inspicio content, please email





Between Friends:  Susan Mailer + Esther Amini.


SUSAN MAILER is Norman Mailer’s first born. She grew up between Mexico City and New York, between her mother and her father.  She is now a psychiatrist living with her husband in Santiago, Chile.

ESTHER AMINI is a writer, painter, and psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice. “Concealed” is her first memoir. It’s the story of the first American-born child of Persian Crypto-Jews, and the first literate daughter ever in their centuries-old lineage.

Mailer and Amini met at Barnard College and became lifelong friends.



Photo montage: Raymond Elman



A Lifetime of Reporting: Video Chatting with Kerry Sanders, NBC News.


KERRY SANDERS  (b. 1960) has been NBC’s Miami-based correspondent since 1996, covering news mainly in the South and throughout Latin America. Sanders contributes regularly to NBC Nightly News, Today, MSNBC and occasionally to Dateline NBC.






Rosie Gordon-Wallace: Founder, Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI).


ROSIE GORDON-WALLACE is a recognized curator, arts advocate, community leader and pioneer in advancing contemporary diaspora art. She founded the Diaspora Vibe Culture Arts Incubator (DVCAI) to serve as a local and global laboratory dedicated to promoting, nurturing, and cultivating the vision and diverse talents of emerging artists from the Caribbean Diaspora, artists of color, and immigrant artists.





BOOK TALK: Peter Alson + David Michaelis.


A conversation between authors and lifelong friends PETER ALSON and DAVID MICHAELIS about their new books, “The Only Way to Play It,” and “Eleanor.”





Believer: David Axelrod’s Improbable Journey


DAVID AXELROD was born and raised in New York City, graduated from the University of Chicago, was a reporter for the Chicago Tribune, became a political operative and TV analyst, wrote a wonderful New York Times bestselling memoir titled, “Believer: My Forty Years in Politics.” Of course, Axelrod is best known as the chief strategist for Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns.