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  • Barack Obama’s ‘powerful defense’ of government

     
    President Barack Obama's second inaugural address was drawing good reviews Monday. Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin told NBC that the speech was “a powerful defense of collective action, of government, in a certain sense. He talked about government...
  • Obama inauguration rearranges Monday daytime

     
    Regular Monday daytime schedules will be jettisoned for coverage of Barack Obama's second inauguration as president. What to expect on television Monday? NBC: Its coverage starts at 10 a.m. and will run until 4 p.m. Brian Williams anchors from Capitol...
  • Mitt Romney on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Bob Woodward on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    The guest list will be more star-studded than usual this Sunday morning. It should be especially fascinating to hear the discussion about whether the White House is threatening reporters. Bob Woodward of The Washington Post has said he was made...
  • 'Anchorman 2': Harrison Ford to play Tom Brokaw type before reprising 'Star Wars' role

     
    Before reportedly returning to the "Star Wars" franchise, Harrison Ford joins the legendary world of Ron Burgundy....
  • Robert Redford revisits ‘All the President’s Men’

     
    Robert Redford looks back at playing Bob Woodward — with Woodward's help — in “All the President's Men Revisited.” Dustin Hoffman recallsportraying Carl Bernstein — with Bernstein's help — in the same film. Discovery...
  • Jon Stewart takes potshot at Rick Sanchez

    Jon Stewart takes potshot at Rick Sanchez
    That was quick. Rick Sanchez has become a favorite punchline among comedians. Jon Stewart and David Letterman mocked the recently fired host of CNN's "Rick's List" at Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars" event in New York on Saturday (Oct. 2),...
  • 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...
  • Seeking safe passage: 13-year-old touched by violence in 1993 overcomes the odds

    Seeking safe passage: 13-year-old touched by violence in 1993 overcomes the odds
    The Tribune explores the reverberations, many years later, of the killings of three children -- the echoes of pain, of anger and of inspiration. Last Sunday, Byron Taylor strode down a church hallway, a tall 29-year-old with stylishly locked hair...
  • 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...
  • Obamas launch campaign to help military families

    WASHINGTON — With the country at war for nearly a decade, the president and first lady today unveiled a new campaign called "Joining Forces," to enlist all segments of society in helping service members and their families. President Obama said...
  • 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,...