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— Moving from Chicago's South Side to a public housing development in this city of 32,000 was a major culture shock for Keona Lee. For one thing, she never expected to find a truancy officer at her door, asking why her second-grade daughter had...
Chicago Tribune reportersSteven Spielberg's film about a long-limbed, inspirational figure is finally coming to theaters. No, it's not a re-issue of "E.T." It's "Lincoln," starring Daniel Day-Lewis. Here are 10 facts about "Honest Abe": 1 Lincoln detested the nickname Abe, and...
Special to Tribune NewspapersThe Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Public Library Foundation hosted the 13th annual Carl Sandburg Literary Awards dinner at the UIC Forum on Oct. 17. Emcee Bill Kurtis introduced more than 65 noted authors, all with ties to Chicago, to the crowd...
Only one writer received a standing ovation at the Carl Sandburg Literary Awards in Chicago on Wednesday night. It wasn't the marquee award-winners who brought the well-heeled crowd to its feet in the giant room at the UIC Forum. It wasn't Walter...
The prospect of interviewing Don DeLillo produces a certain anxiety. DeLillo, one of the most heralded American novelists of the past 40 years, has a reputation for being inaccessible, emotionally and otherwise. While by no means a recluse like J.D....
Tribune NewspapersWhen author Nami Mun was 13, she ran away from her family's Bronx apartment. She survived by holding down odd jobs and living wherever she could — on benches, in shelters or squatting in abandoned buildings. In her early 20s, she found steady...
Since the first train came in 1851, Galesburg has been a railroad town. Carl Sandburg's father worked for the Burlington shops, and today the BNSF Railway Co. is the city's largest employer. As many as 200 trains a day pass through the town on seven...
One hundred fifty years ago today, two great armies clashed in a titanic struggle that would decide the fate of a nation. "Around a cornfield and a little white Dunker church, around a stone bridge and in a pasture lane worn by cow paths, surged a human...
RedEyeThe fall TV season gets underway in September, with the brand new season of "Doctor Who" leading the way. This year the major networks have spread out their new and returning show premieres. If you don't see a series listed here, it's more than likely not...
South Bend TribuneCarl Sandburg, one of America's most beloved poets, once wrote: "The dunes are to the Midwest what the Grand Canyon is to Arizona. ... They constitute a signature of time and eternity." That sense of timelessness can still be felt on the white-sand beach...
Tags: Environmental Issues, Human Interest, Beaches, Travel, Labor Day
One of the more hidebound notions about American art is that modern art photography was strictly an East Coast phenomenon, and that Los Angeles represented a cultural backwater. Last fall's publication of “Artful Lives,” Beth Gates Warren's...
Tags: Vaslav Nijinsky, Photography, Edward Weston, Emma Goldman, Book
TribLocal - Orland Park » NewsThe Orland Youth Association is a recreational sports program for the boys of Orland Park and surrounding areas. Founded in 1962, the club is celebrating …...
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