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  • Ken Burns: The public's filmmaker

    Ken Burns: The public's filmmaker
    Ken Burns is a matchmaker with a camera. He has introduced Americans to themselves, to their history, with documentaries such as "The Civil War." He also used the "pan and scan" camera technique to make still images of the long-dead seem alive on the...
  • Book review: 'Scout, Atticus and Boo' by Mary McDonagh Murphy

    Book review: 'Scout, Atticus and Boo' by Mary McDonagh Murphy
    Scout, Atticus and Boo A Celebration of Fifty Years of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Mary McDonagh Murphy Harper: 240 pp., $24.99 What is it about "To Kill a Mockingbird"? Harper Lee's 1960 debut has sold 30 million copies, more than any other 20th...
  • Sept. 15, 1993: 'I'm an adult now,' says Iverson, jailed at Newport News City Farm

    Allen Iverson, the eye of a brewing civil rights storm, said Tuesday that he's become "wiser and stronger." From now on, Iverson said, school will come before basketball. In his first interview since being jailed for taking part in a bowling alley brawl,...
  • Jan. 3, 1995: Iverson fitting in as a freshman at Georgetown

    Four months into an improbable academic and athletic odyssey, Allen Iverson has apparently built a sturdy foundation at Georgetown University. ``This is where I want to be in my life right now,'' Iverson said Monday during his first interview since his...
  • Michelle Obama here today for Oprah taping

    WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama is traveling to Chicago today to tape a program on military families with her friend Oprah Winfrey, an Obama aide said. The first lady is making a quick in-and-out trip home to appear on a show about one of...
  • Michelle Obama lauds military families on Oprah

    First lady Michelle Obama tells Oprah Winfrey that when she feels bad, she thinks about the country’s military families and knows better than to complain. “Whenever I’m feeling bad, feeling sorry for myself, I suck it up because of...
  • Obama, McCain: On tour, on cue

     
    by John Crewdson The Swamp watches the Sunday talks, so you can clean out the basement and argue with your spouse over whether to finally throw away those '60s L.P.s. Tom Brokaw shows us that, even without the departed Tim......
  • CBS News Finally Gets a Debate, at Hofstra

     
    This just announced by the Commission on Presidential Debates: The peerless Bob Schieffer will moderate a "third and final debate" between the two presidential candidates. You will note: The peerless Katie Couric will not be doing the honors. It'll......
  • Presidential debate moderators named

     
    by Frank James The moderators for the three presidential debates and the one vice presidential debate have been named. They are, in short, the usual suspects. Moderating the presidential debates will be Jim Lehrer of Public Broadcasting's News Hour; Tom.....
  • Diversity and the presidential debate

     
    by Amanda Erickson There's an interesting post up on The Root about the chosen moderators for the presidential debate. NBC's Tom Brokaw, CBS's Bob Schieffer and PBS's Jim Lehrer were selected for their vast experience and street cred, the......
  • McCain, Obama agree to four fall debates

     
    by John McCormick RICHMOND, Va. -- John McCain and Barack Obama will face each other in three debates this fall, with an additional one scheduled for their still unannounced running mates. Their campaigns released a joint statement this morning that......