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Michael Collins

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  • Corporate book club welcomes authors

    Corporate book club welcomes authors
    Our story We are all employees of Nicor Gas, based in Naperville. Our book club began in 1992 when a handful of employees decided to gather informally during lunch to discuss books. Our club has since expanded to 38 employees, including four retirees. We...
  • Sun coverage of election reveals bias

    Letter writer J. Michael Collins recently chastised the Sun for showing favoritism in the election coverage ("Don't congratulate Rawlings-Blake yet," Sept. 19). He is not far from the truth. For years, The Sun has given preferential treatment to countless...
  • Tim Pat Coogan opens old wounds

    Tim Pat Coogan opens old wounds
    As an Irish historian who claims he wrote the definitive book about the Irish Republican Army and Irish revolutionary Michael Collins, Tim Pat Coogan is hardly one to shy from controversy. The author takes Great Britain to task in his latest tome,...
  • Richard Collins dies at 98; onetime blacklisted screenwriter

    Richard Collins dies at 98; onetime blacklisted screenwriter
    Richard Collins, a screenwriter during the McCarthy era who was blacklisted for several years before he cooperated with the Communist-hunting House Un-American Activities Committee, died Thursday in Ventura. The onetime Communist Party member was 98...
  • Endeavour’s Monday launch attempt drawing fewer glamourati

     
    When NASA next attempts to launch space shuttle Endeavour  on its final mission Monday morning, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be at Kennedy Space Center to watch her husband, shuttle commander Mark Kelly, but President Barack Obama and his family won'...
  • NASA still trying to sell that story about U.S. astronauts walking on the moon

     
    NASA releases new photos from moon orbit, showing the tracks of U.S. astronauts who walked there....
  • Awarding gold medals to astronauts is no small step for lawmakers

     
    [From Richard Simon of the Tribune Washington Bureau] WASHINGTON — It’s probably a good thing that Congress didn't plan the moonshot. The House on Monday is expected to authorize the use of the U.S. Capitol Rotunda for a Nov. 16 ceremony to...
  • Legendary astronauts awarded Congressional Gold Medals

     
    Space legends John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were awarded Congressional Gold Medals on Wednesday....
  • Islamophobia as free speech -- a notion that escapes many Muslims

     
    Righteous condemnation erupted worldwide Wednesday after an anti-Islam video incited mobs in Libya and Egypt and fed into the radical Islamic narrative that the United States is waging war against Muslims. Religious and political leaders denounced the...
  • Classical calendar

    OCTOBER Today -- New World Symphony Chamber Music Series. Orion String Quartet. Nielsen, Grieg, Mendelssohn, 3 p.m. Lincoln. Today -- Frost Chamber Players. Bruch, Schubert, Bartok, Gershwin, 3 p.m. Festival Miami at Gus-Hall. 10 -- Frost Symphony...
  • One giant leap for tourist-kind. Powering down, the Space Coast still harbors riches

    One giant leap for tourist-kind. Powering down, the Space Coast still harbors riches
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — You know what it feels like to be in space? Like you're sick. Think head cold. "Your face gets kind of puffy," said Gerald Carr, 78, who once spent 84 days orbiting the Earth, as I picked at a piece of NASA-made red...