The Many Gifts of George Lucas

The man who gave us the Star Wars and Indiana Jones movies gives $175 million to his alma mater, and drops hints about the next Indy film

Good luck pinning down George Lucas on when Indiana Jones will make his next big-screen appearance. I tried, and then I tried a little more last week, when Lucas flew down from his Skywalker Ranch outside San Francisco to announce a $175 million gift to his alma mater, the University of Southern California. The bearded keeper of the Star Wars flame was doing the interview circuit following the gift announcement, moving between clusters of TV cameras on the smallish Lloyd Stage, stopping every so often to take a phone call or grab a snack.

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