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  • Ted Tajima dies at 88; longtime Alhambra High journalism teacher

    Ted Tajima dies at 88; longtime Alhambra High journalism teacher
    If a student dared to use the word "reveal" in a story, Alhambra High School journalism teacher Ted Tajima would wield his red pencil and boom in his eloquent baritone, "Only God reveals." To his students, he was "T" or "Mr. T," a man of inspiration...
  • Piri Thomas dies at 83; Latino writer

    Piri Thomas dies at 83; Latino writer
    For Piri Thomas, being a dark-hued Latino in 1930s New York was far from the best of worlds. His siblings were fair-skinned, like his Puerto Rican mother, but he took after his black Cuban father, whose unsettled feelings about race scarred both of them....
  • Christopher Trumbo dies at 70; screen and TV writer whose father was blacklisted

    Christopher Trumbo dies at 70; screen and TV writer whose father was blacklisted
    Christopher Trumbo, the screen and television writer son of Oscar-winning screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, who was blacklisted and imprisoned during the Red Scare as a member of the Hollywood 10, has died. He was 70. Trumbo died Saturday from complications of...
  • Philippe Petit Heads "Ideas" Part of New Haven International Festival

    Don't forget the "ideas" part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas which takes place June 16 to 30 in New Haven. Heading the list of intriguing speakers is high wire artist Philippe Petit speaking on "Nothing Is Impossible" Saturday, June 16...
  • Mike Wallace dies at 93; '60 Minutes' pioneer

    Mike Wallace dies at 93; '60 Minutes' pioneer
    As the self-described "black hat" of television's premier newsmagazine "60 Minutes," Mike Wallace crafted a persona of a probing reporter known for his often caustic questioning of sometimes reluctant guests on the program. Beginning in 1968, as one of...
  • Dolores Hart: My Interview with One Special Nun

    Dolores Hart: My Interview with One Special Nun
    Mother Dolores Hart, who lives a cloistered life at the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethelhem, CT, will walk the red carpet Sunday  in support of the Oscar-nominated documentary, "God Is The Bigger Elvis," about her life.Here is Frank Rizzo's interview from...
  • Hackers post fake story on PBS website, report Tupac is still alive

    Hackers post fake story on PBS website, report Tupac is still alive
    Online hackers have pirated the PBS website and posted a false story claiming the rapper Tupac Shakur -- who has been dead for almost 15 years -- is alive and living in New Zealand. The group -- called The Lulz Boat -- also posted what it said were...
  • Eva Zeisel dies at 105; ceramic artist and designer known for her tableware

    Eva Zeisel dies at 105; ceramic artist and designer known for her tableware
    Eva Zeisel, one of the most influential industrial designers of the 20th century who created lyrical yet practical tableware and ceramics, has died. She was 105. Zeisel, whose deceptively simple designs first became popular in the 1940s and are still...
  • Stephen Hendel Takes Broadway's "Fela!" to Nigeria

    Stephen Hendel Takes Broadway's "Fela!" to Nigeria
    Bringing "Fela!" to Broadway was astonishing to producer Stephen Hendel. Having the show go to London where the National Theatre produced the musical in repertory with "Hamlet" (and later filmed for "NT Live!" HD broadcasts) was amazing. But taking...
  • Joseph Wershba dies at 90; pioneering CBS producer

    Joseph Wershba dies at 90; pioneering CBS producer
    Joseph Wershba, a pioneering CBS reporter and producer whose work on Edward R. Murrow's "See It Now" series in the 1950s helped expose the McCarthy era's communist witch hunt and demonstrated the power of television, has died. He was 90. Wershba, a two-...
  • Tom Wicker dies at 85; longtime New York Times journalist

    Tom Wicker dies at 85; longtime New York Times journalist
    Tom Wicker, a former New York Times political reporter, columnist and Washington bureau chief who covered President Kennedy's assassination in Dallas and became part of the news as a mediator during the 1971 Attica prison riot in upstate New York, has...