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  • Hometown Secrets: Notorious gangster robs Warsaw Police Department

    Hometown Secrets: Notorious gangster robs Warsaw Police Department
    To some John Dillinger was a ruthless bank robber, to others he was a hero taking a stand against the government -- but to people in Warsaw he is the man who robbed their police department. There is nothing but a parking lot there now but in 1934 the...
  • The Siren's Call: Island in the city

    The Siren's Call: Island in the city
    The novels of Richard Zimler shine compelling light on overlooked aspects of history — and along the way they provide plenty of myth and lore to delight any student of esoterica. "The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon" (2000), for instance, describes the...
  • Couple sues Hawthorn Bank for "fraudulent misrepresentation"

    Couple sues Hawthorn Bank for "fraudulent misrepresentation"
    WARSAW, Mo -- A business venture by a couple in Warsaw has now turned into a lawsuit against a local bank.  At the base of the lawsuit--how much did the bank know about the property before selling it and did they hide potential problems? Paul and...
  • From the archives: U.S., Poland sign missile deal

    From the archives: U.S., Poland sign missile deal
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice signed a missile defense deal with Poland on Wednesday and predicted that future presidents would not undo the controversial program. Speaking to reporters, Rice said that though legally the pact could be voided by a...
  • 'The Winter Vault' by Anne Michaels

    'The Winter Vault' by Anne Michaels
    The Winter Vault A Novel Anne Michaels Alfred A. Knopf: 342 pp., $25 We regularly hear that progress entails loss. We come across it ourselves every time smog blurs the skyline or the computers we don't really command crash -- something typewriters...
  • High school doc a hot property

    High school doc a hot property
    PARK CITY, Utah -- So far, the buyer's market at Sundance has proved to be as frigid as the temperatures in Park City. There's been some buzz here and there but no direct heat surrounding any one film. All that changed when a documentary called "American...
  • Leszek Kolakowski dies at 81; exiled Polish philosopher

    Leszek Kolakowski, an exiled Polish philosopher who turned against his Marxist beliefs and became an intellectual leader of Poland's democracy movement, died Friday at a hospital in Oxford, England. He was 81. The cause was "a sudden, short disease,"...
  • Marek Edelman dies at 90; last surviving leader of doomed Warsaw ghetto revolt

    Marek Edelman dies at 90; last surviving leader of doomed Warsaw ghetto revolt
    Marek Edelman, the last surviving leader of the ill-fated 1943 Warsaw ghetto revolt against the Nazis, died Friday in Warsaw. He was 90. Edelman died of old age at the family home of his friend Paula Sawicka, where he had lived for the last two years....
  • 'My Two Polish Grandfathers and Other Essays on the Imaginative Life' by Witold Rybczynski

    My Two Polish Grandfathers And Other Essays on the Imaginative Life Witold Rybczynski Scribner: 228 pp., $25 Overrun by exhibitionists, the memoir has turned spuriously confessional. Yet if there's one life story that could stand a bit more self-...
  • 'Who Will Write Our History?' by Samuel D. Kassow

    'Who Will Write Our History?' by Samuel D. Kassow
    Who Will Write Our History? Rediscovering a Hidden Archive From the Warsaw Ghetto Samuel D. Kassow Vintage: 524 pp., $16.95 paper Emanuel Ringelblum was an inveterate optimist who, in 1930s Warsaw, believed that Polish Jewry had a future. Neither...
  • Bohdan Paczynski, 67; a key figure in the search for dark matter and planets

    Bohdan Paczynski, 67; a key figure in the search for dark matter and planets
    Astrophysicist Bohdan Paczynski, who was the first to suggest that gamma-ray bursters lie outside the Milky Way and who revolutionized astronomy by using gravitational lensing as a tool to search for dark matter and new planets, died April 19 in his...