Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Former entertainment executive Alan Hirschfield dies at 79
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Alan Hirschfield, a former entertainment executive who helped make the 1970s movies "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "Taxi Driver," has died. He was 79.

Son Marc Hirschfield says the former chief executive of Columbia Pictures died Thursday...

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