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  • ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’: Harper Lee ‘deeply honored’ by Obama

     
    Peck has some memorable colleagues on the film. Horton Foote won the Oscar for adapting Lee's novel. Robert Mulligan was nominated for directing the black-and-white classic. Mary Badham was nominated for supporting actress for her touching performance...
  • 'X-Files', 'Married ... With Children' casts reunite for Fox special

     
    Fox is celebrating its 25th birthday next month with a televised special reuniting the casts of "The X-Files," "Married... With Children" and more. Fox began in 1987 in distant fourth place and is now number one in the young adult demographic....
  • 'The Patty Duke Show': Season One

    'The Patty Duke Show': Season One
    After establishing herself as an award-caliber young star as Helen Keller in both the original stage and screen versions of "The Miracle Worker," Duke conquered television in dual roles as (per the famous theme song) "cousins, identical cousins" Patty and...
  • Lessons from OCD

    Lessons from OCD
    For radio news anchor Jeff Bell, the greater good is being a face, a voice and an example of hope for people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder. Now, the Benicia, Calif.-based writer, who can be heard on KCBS, wants to offer his voice to...
  • 'The Patty Duke Show: The Complete Third Season'

    'The Patty Duke Show: The Complete Third Season'
    Then most famous for her Oscar-winning work in 'The Miracle Worker," the title star marked her last season as look-alike cousins Patty and Cathy in the mid-'60s ABC sitcom co-created by later best-selling novelist Sidney Sheldon. The relatives get to...
  • Social Security's new 'twins': Patty Duke

     
    by Frank James Remember the Patty Duke Show of the 1960s with the ridiculous, genetically impossible premise of two cousins who were identical twins? It was double trouble in black and white. If you do, then the Social Security......
  • Statuary Hall's newest resident -- Helen Keller

     
    Ronald Reagan, Junipero Serra and other historic American figures have been joined by a bronze of Helen Keller in the Capitol's Statuary Hall....
  • Abigail Breslin takes on Oscar-winning role in Broadway revival of 'The Miracle Worker'

     
    Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin ("Little Miss Sunshine") will make her Broadway debut next March in the first rialto revival of 1960 best play winner "The Miracle Worker." Breslin will play Helen Keller while Tony nominee Alison Pill ("The Lieutenant of...
  • Boy Kills Mother, Wounds Stepfather in 'Dream'

     
    Dec. 8, 1959: A teenager kills his mother and wounds his stepfather during what he calls a bad dream. Edna Fisher, 38, was killed and Donald Fisher, 28, was injured. Dec. 9, 1959: Edgar Lee Cox was suspended from school for ditching, so his parents made...
  • Tuesday's Highlights: Khandi Alexander guest stars on 'Better Off Ted'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 20 - 26, in PDF format This week's TV Movies MOTHER: Lem's (Malcolm Barrett, center) visiting mother (Khandi Alexander) begins an affair with Bhamba (Maz Jobrani) on 'Better Off......
  • Abigail Breslin makes her Broadway debut in revival of 'The Miracle Worker'

     
    At 13, Abigail Breslin has already appeared in an intriguing mix of movies. She received an Oscar nomination as the precocious beauty pageant hopeful in "Little Miss Sunshine" and has been seen in films as varied as "Signs," "Kit Kittredge:......