Spielberg's List

What a Director Who Has It All Wants to Do Next

Imagine for a moment that you're Steven Spielberg. Go ahead. It's fun! You've got fabulous wealth, two Best Director Oscars, seven kids and Tom Cruise's home phone number. What are you going to do now? Buy Disney World? Nope. On May 31, the director, 55, realized a different dream: he finally got his college diploma. Thanks to extension courses, he now has a B.A. in film and electronic arts from California State University at Long Beach.

Back in the 1960s, he dropped out of college in his sophomore year to direct TV episodes for Universal Studios for $225 a week. He...

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