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  • Italian Artifacts Found in Berwyn Home Worth Millions

    Italian Artifacts Found in Berwyn Home Worth Millions
    (WGN-AM)- The secret collection John Sisto kept in his Berwyn bungalow had letters written by kings, Vatican documents penned by Catholic popes and even a handwritten book preface by Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. In all, federal officials found an...
  • Secrets of Rome revealed

    Secrets of Rome revealed
    After living in Rome for almost three years, I moved back to the U.S. at the beginning of the summer. I packed up my apartment, gave my books to friends and left my potted plants for the next tenant. Now someone else is standing at the window overlooking...
  • Mark Twain celebrations around the country

    Mark Twain celebrations around the country
    Because Mark Twain traveled widely and lived in several places, the centennial of his death has prompted special events at Twain-related sites across the U.S. Among them: In Florida, Mo., about 40 miles west of Hannibal, Missouri's parks department...
  • 'Mr. America,' by Mark Adams

    'Mr. America,' by Mark Adams
    Mr. America How Muscular Millionaire Bernarr Macfadden Transformed the Nation Through Sex, Salad, and the Ultimate Starvation Diet Mark Adams Harper: 292 pp., $25.99 Before Jack LaLanne and Jane Fonda, an odd man with an odd name reigned as America's...
  • An Oscar for Benito Mussolini?

     
    Derby season's just begun and already somebody is griping about awards — Jonathan Chait, senior editor of The New Republic, who quotes a line from Oscar best picture champ of 1977 in his recent article: "Nearly every field of human endeavor has a...
  • 'Vincere': The rise of Il Duce and the woman he left behind

     
    Political mudslinging nowadays doesn't get any nastier than when one side calls the other "fascist." But there was a time, not so far in the past, when even fascists called themselves "fascist" -- or more precisely capital-F "Fascist." Welcome to mid-...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Johan Cruyff sit out the 1978 World Cup as a political protest?

     
    SOCCER/FOOTBALL LEGEND: Johan Cruyff sat out the 1978 FIFA World Cup as a political protest. STATUS: I'm Going With False. There is a long history of countries using international athletic competitions as political tools. Just during a four year stretch.....
  • Fellini's Rome

    He was 18 and inexperienced -- in all respects -- when he came to Rome in 1938. For Federico Fellini, it was the beginning of a love affair that lasted more than 50 years. Rome dazzled and indulged him. It fed the dreams he turned into such movies as "La...