| Nov 11, 2011
| 7:11 PM
Last of two parts
THE STORY SO FAR: Donald E. Miller bails out of a stricken B-24 over the Austria-Hungary border in March 1945. He and two others from the crew walk to an Austrian town as German troops are retreating from the Red Army. The fliers decide...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 8:34 PM
Actress Lynn Milgrim will step onto the main stage at South Coast Repertory on Friday night as Mrs. Carrie Watts.
To inhabit the role of the protagonist in Horton Foote's "A Trip to Bountiful," Milgrim will don an old-fashioned lavender cotton dress. The...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Singer-songwriter Howard Fishman, who's bringing a five-piece band to Black-eyed Sally’s in Hartford this Friday, always seems to have five projects going at once.
Currently, there’s the Basement Tapes Project, a review of the music Bob Dylan...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 5:19 AM
Ola Hardy and her attorneys said Thursday that they plan to file a $123 million lawsuit in federal court, focusing on the negligence surrounding the events that led to the death of her son, Chauncey Hardy.
Chauncey Hardy, a Middletown native who played...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 10:41 PM
Coco Vandeweghe, a Newport Beach resident, has reached her first WTA final, as she will play against Serena Williams in the Bank of the West Classic Sunday in Stanford.
It is the first All-American WTA final on home soil in eight years, according to...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 8:54 AM
Twenty-three people died of the heat on this date, but the death that drew the most attention was that of a 31-year-old Indiana man who, on his birthday a month earlier, had been declared Public Enemy No. 1 by the FBI.
At the time of his death, handsome,...
| Oct 2, 2009
Gen. Nicolae Plesita, a die-hard communist and ruthless chief of the Securitate secret police who arranged shelter in Romania for terrorist Carlos the Jackal and was tried for the bombing of Radio Free Europe, has died.
He was 80.
Plesita died Monday in...
| Oct 1, 2009
Maria Gulovich Liu, who as a young schoolteacher in Slovakia during World War II joined the underground resistance as a courier and later helped a small group of American and British intelligence agents evade the German Army as they fled through the...
| Mar 29, 2009
Tzara & Lenin Play Chess
Princeton University Press: 238 pp., $16.95 paper
The job is gone, the 401(k) is gutted, college tuition is due, and "Grey's Anatomy" is a shadow of its former self. Can't decide...
| Nov 8, 2009
We make fun of Nostradamus and numerologists, but give editors an anniversary and the floodgates open. We're anniversary-ologists, as USA Today might say. Unfortunately, trying to take the pulse of what happened in Eastern Europe in 1989 is more complex...
| Feb 16, 2009
In his 89 years, Sol Berger has gone by many names.
FOR THE RECORD:
Holocaust survivor: An article in Monday's Section A about a Polish Jew who used several identities to evade the Nazis during World War II misspelled the names of...