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  • Cancel the State of the Union

    Mid-January is the time to ask the annual question: Are we ready for a big, noisy, overhyped prime-time production that has outgrown its simple origins and usually leaves us feeling both gorged and disappointed? If not, you may want to skip the State of...
  • Europeans love America, except when they can't stand it

    To the editor: Europeans, like many others in the world, can't stand Americans and can't get enough of them. They watch us, they copy us, they travel to see us. When they visit our mountains and deserts and woods and cities, they are astounded and...
  • Combating a common threat

    The recent outrageous executions in Paris and the North Korean threats to Sony will always be trumped by the brilliant, visionary wisdom of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s January 1941 State of the Union speech, known as the “Four Freedoms”...
  • 13-year-old girl charged for disseminating sex video in Bucks County

    13-year-old girl charged for disseminating sex video in Bucks County
    A 13-year-old Bristol Township girl will be charged for allegedly distributing a sexually explicit video involving two minors among middle school students last month. Acting Bristol Township Police Chief Ralph Johnson confirmed the arrest. He did not...
  • Jonathan Zimmerman: Does every president need a library?

    Jonathan Zimmerman: Does every president need a library?
    In 1971, two years after leaving the White House, Lyndon Johnson dedicated his sleek, windowless eight-story presidential library at the University of Texas. But in the pages of The Washington Post, editorial cartoonist Herblock depicted Johnson as an...
  • The American Way over the Nordic Model? Are we crazy?

    The American Way over the Nordic Model? Are we crazy?
    In my long nomadic life, I've been to both poles and most countries in between. I still remember when to be an American was to be envied. The country where I grew up after World War II seemed to be respected and admired around the world. Today, as one...
  • Diaries of Charles Brackett lift curtain on Hollywood's Golden Era

    Diaries of Charles Brackett lift curtain on Hollywood's Golden Era
    In screenwriter Charles Brackett's diary entry for Aug. 18, 1936, he recalls working for the first time with Billy Wilder, with whom Paramount had paired him to write the comedy "Bluebeard's Eighth Wife." "Worked with Billy Wilder, who paces constantly,...
  • New Deal Landmarks reshaped Hampton Roads

    New Deal Landmarks reshaped Hampton Roads
    Seventy-five years after the New Deal began to wind down, many of the public works projects the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration brought to Depression-era Hampton Roads through such programs as the Works Progress Administration and Civilian...
  • 'Gilmore Girls' actor Edward Herrmann dies at 71

    'Gilmore Girls' actor Edward Herrmann dies at 71
    Edward Herrmann, the towering, melodious-voiced actor who brought Franklin D. Roosevelt to life in films and documentaries, won a Tony Award and charmed audiences as the stuffy dad on TV's "Gilmore Girls," died Wednesday. He was 71. Herrmann died at...
  • 'Gilmore Girls' star, Tony Award-winner Edward Herrmann dies at 71

    Edward Herrmann, the towering, melodious-voiced actor who brought Franklin D. Roosevelt to life in films and documentaries, won a Tony Award and charmed audiences as the stuffy dad on TV's "Gilmore Girls," died Wednesday. He was 71. Herrmann died at...
  • Frank W. Randolph, Pearl Harbor survivor from Palm Beach, dies at 95

    Frank W. Randolph, Pearl Harbor survivor from Palm Beach, dies at 95
    A Pearl Harbor survivor who called Palm Beach County his home has died. Col. Frank W. Randolph, a United States Air Force veteran and resident of the town of Palm Beach died Dec. 27, according to Quattlebaum Funeral, Cremation and Event Center in West...