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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Chapter Six: A New Building, And New Suburban Focus

    Chapter Six: A New Building, And New Suburban Focus
    With the end of World War II came profound changes in how Americans lived, reshaping the nation's landscape — and the fortunes of The Courant. Over the next two decades, as the population swelled and the economy flourished, thousands gave up city...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Suter, Austin 'Goose' Gonsoulin, Magda Olivero, John D. Kendall, Noel Hinners

     PASSINGS: Bob Suter, Austin 'Goose' Gonsoulin, Magda Olivero, John D. Kendall, Noel Hinners
      Bob Suter Member of U.S. hockey team that won a gold medal at 1980 Olympics Bob Suter, 57, a member of the "Miracle On Ice" hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild NHL star Ryan Suter, died suddenly...
  • A revival of path-breaking musical 'Next to Normal' takes Center Stage

    A revival of path-breaking musical 'Next to Normal' takes Center Stage
    The average, certifiably sane person might consider the idea of writing a musical about mental illness to be a manifestation of mental illness. Composer Tom Kitt and lyricist/librettist Brian Yorkey famously proved otherwise when their path-breaking...
  • Best strategy for global leadership: Leaner energy consumption [Commentary]

    Best strategy for global leadership: Leaner energy consumption [Commentary]
    There are endless metrics to gauge whether the United States is ahead or behind other countries. Finland does education better and cheaper. Russians and central Europeans beat Americans in alcohol consumption. But it takes only five minutes for the...
  • Interview: Michael Keaton Goes From Batman to 'Birdman'

    Like most actors, Michael Keaton claims he doesn't enjoy watching himself in his own movies. But when it comes to his buzzy starring role in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman," which Fox Searchlight opens in limited release Friday, he can't stop...
  • Indiana Jones marathon, 'Grapes of Wrath' coming up at Frank Banko Cinemas

    For the next few days at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at SteelStacks, you can check out a quartet of movies that in different ways, prove the genius of Hollywood storytelling. First up on Sunday is an all-day marathon of the first three "Indiana...
  • Palm Beach Dramaworks presents a grownup 'Our Town'

    Palm Beach Dramaworks presents a grownup 'Our Town'
    The last time you saw Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” it was a high school production, right? With spare-to-bare sets and mimed use of props, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play has, since it debuted in 1938 on Broadway, found a home on...
  • The Biblioracle: Books live on thanks to youth

    The Biblioracle: Books live on thanks to youth
    Normally, when good news about the fate of books and literature comes down the line, I tend to look at it a little skeptically. After all, the prevailing wisdom is that soon enough, in a digital age of 24/7 Internet connectivity and our resultant...
  • Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon

    Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon
    The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...
  • Hackers have no right to steal private images of celebrities [Commentary]

    Hackers have no right to steal private images of celebrities [Commentary]
    With my job as a cartoonist and columnist for one the nation's biggest newspapers comes a modicum of minor celebrity, but I can't imagine a big market for naked pictures of myself. This is not the case for true celebrities, such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kate...
  • Dispatcher Recalls 911 Call About Body Of Slain Scientist

    Dispatcher Recalls 911 Call About Body Of Slain Scientist
    NEW LONDON — Beth Desmond was working the midnight shift as an emergency-911 dispatcher the night of May 14, 2004, when she received a troubling call. There was a man covered in blood lying on the ground outside a home on Salem Turnpike in...