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Author Archives: Bob Kalm

Cold Con: Investigating Falsified History

This is the press release going out next week for the first event in our 75th Anniversary fundraising campaign: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 14, 2014 Fairfield, CT – CT House Histories in conjunction with The Fairfield Museum and History Center will host a screening and slideshow presentation with filmmaker Robert Kalm on Wednesday, May … Continue reading »

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American Dream

by poet Kate Horowitz. We wink at the fox with the bird in his mouth; “Clever fellow,” we say. But outrage dawns with the sunrise sight of a vacancy in the henhouse. Kate wrote this after our first round of research on Philip at the National Archives. Visit Kate’s blog Things Written Down for more … Continue reading »

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Before there was Madoff, there was Musica

by Rob Varnon STAFF WRITER Connecticut Post (Bridgeport, CT) September 11, 2009 Click for PDF version. Philip Musica and Bernard Madoff on the surface appear to be cut from the same cloth, 70 years apart. In 1938, Frank Donald Coster, a man with a German medical degree, had been a pillar of the Fairfield community … Continue reading »

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Extra! Extra! Don’t believe everything you read!

Welcome to Relics, the official blog of the Philip Musica documentary. Philip Musica was my grandparent’s boss, then their brother-in-law, and finally their fascination. My grandmother dedicated a good part of her precious life to preserving his story. My documentary is a sequel to the work and relics she left behind. Philip is in the … Continue reading »

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