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  • Diane Sawyer details

    Diane Sawyer Career: 1970-1974: Press aide for the Nixon administration 1974-1978: Part of the Ford administration's transition team; helped Nixon prepare his memoirs 1978-1981: CBS News correspondent assigned to State Department 1981-1984: Co-...
  • New in paperback: Wit, elegance and war

    Barbara Smit: "Sneaker Wars" (Harper Perennial) Two great sneaker companies, Adidas and Puma, were created by two brothers who began as partners and later turned into fierce rivals. Who knew? Smit limns out the story of Adi and Rudi Dassler, who...
  • Playbills speak to history

    I went to the theater Sunday afternoon, and, as is my custom, took the Playbill to my office afterward and added it to a shelf in my bookcase that has been housing a steadily growing family of Playbills for the past 50-some years. They pretty much chart...
  • Many movies travel 'Rocky' road by including iconic songs

    A boxer in training races up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and holds his arms aloft in triumph when he reaches the top. And the soundtrack swells with the song "Gonna Fly Now." The tune is legendary now, but at the time -- 1976 -- it served...
  • The Kushner effect, an angel in American playwriting

    The Kushner effect, an angel in American playwriting
    Few plays have affected me as viscerally as "Angels in America." I can still recall my state of mind in the theater, having traveled to New York from New Haven, where I was in graduate school, to see both parts ("Millennium Approaches" and "Perestroika")...
  • 'Robin and the 7 Hoods' revives Cahn and Van Heusen tunes

    'Robin and the 7 Hoods' revives Cahn and Van Heusen tunes
    Of the following fabled songwriting teams of the 20th century, which won three Oscars, garnered eight Oscar nominations, but never won a Tony? A) Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. B) George and Ira Gershwin. C) Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick...
  • Networks plan Elizabeth Taylor tributes

    Networks plan Elizabeth Taylor tributes
    Several TV networks are paying tribute to the wonderful film icon Elizabeth Taylor, who died Wednesday at the age of 79. The actress starred in 55 movies and 16 TV productions in her long career. She was nominated for five Oscars and won twice, for...
  • Heat wave breaks tonight

     
    With any luck at all, tonight will see the end of this nasty late-spring heat wave. Look for increasing clouds as the day wears on, and all this hot, humid, ozone-laced soup begins to clash with an approaching cool front......
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: Juliet asks Gus for help on 'Psych'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 13 in PDF format This week's TV Movies MANHUNT: Juliet (Maggie Lawson) asks for help tracking down an old boyfriend on a new episode of "Psych," at......
  • Friday's Highlights: There's a new superhero on the loose in 'Smallville'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 13 in PDF format This week's TV Movies WARRIOR ANGEL: A young man (Carlo Marks) becomes a superhero in a new episode of "Smallville" at 8 p.m.......
  • 'Inglourious Basterds' leads with most Gold Derby Award nominations

     
    "Inglourious Basterds" leads with the most nominations (12) for Gold Derby Film Awards, which are determined by posters in our forums. "The Hurt Locker" follows with nine, and "Avatar" and "Up in the Air" have eight. Winners will be announced March 6 (the...