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Staff WriterShe was not thinking of writing a play about Anne Frank and Emmett Till. Janet Langhart Cohen was just enjoying her life in Washington D.C.’s social whirl as the wife of former Secretary of Defense and U.S. Senator William S. Cohen. But she did,...
When Los Angeles Opera presented its new production of Richard Wagner's "Siegfried" a few years ago at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the packed house included the usual assortment of donors and local opera buffs. Nestled somewhere in the orchestra...
Our era is known as the Age of Terror, and no wonder. Twelve years ago, the United States suffered its worst terrorist attack ever, and since then, we have lived under the shadow of atrocities designed to frighten as well as kill. The bombs that went...
We've heard lately that America is trying to rise up from "the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression." While economists, political scientists and historians will debate that point, an exhibition of paintings and prints by Maurice Merlin at...
The Westboro Baptist Church, best known for picketing military funerals because God hates a country that tolerates gay people (or something like that), is picketing my alma mater next week. Vassar College, a small liberal arts school in New York's...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Christianity, Baptist, BBC, Education
Leroy Collins never says anything about it. He never tells his neighbors he was once a movie star — once. Collins is 89 and lives by himself in the Montgomery Place retirement community in Hyde Park. Scientists who worked on the Manhattan...
In President Barack Obama's second inaugural address, he declared that "a decade of war is now ending." But if the past is any indication, there are plenty of military actions ahead. Just last week, the U.S. reached agreement with the African nation of...
African-Americans have been part of the American story from the founding of our nation. Men and women of African ancestry have been instrumental in forging the great nation we have today. For too long, racism and prejudice obscured the rich history of...
Worshiping a hero is easier from afar. You don't have to hear snippy comments the basketball player makes about short admirers. You don't see acne scars on the supermodel. And, so it is with Virgil Hawkins, a Lake County hero. Monday marks the...
As you begin to read this story about Fred Burkhart, Fred Burkhart may be dead. That's a shock, I know, but it is what it is. In August, Burkhart was told that the prostate cancer he has been living with and fighting for more than three years had...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Arts, Stroke, Uptown, Punishment
If you're a fan of older comic books and comic strips, Fantagraphics is your Santa Claus. The 21st century has proved a golden age for the reproduction of classic comics, with stellar reprint series from Boom! Studios, IDW and others. But Fantagraphics is...
Pop2itWhen two high school students chose to wear KKK robes for their U.S. history presentation, it was "poor judgement," according to their principal. The event had led to a debate on what is and isn't appropriate in high school. How far can students push...
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