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  • Author, filmmaker shares heroic tale

    Author, filmmaker shares heroic tale
    Author and filmmaker Steven Pressman shares the story of his wife's grandparents freeing 50 children from Nazi controlled Austria to the United States in "50 Children" Jan. 22 at Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale. The event is part of the ongoing David...
  • 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”...
  • Happy birthday to President Roosevelt

     
    After President Franklin D. Roosevelt took office in 1933, his Jan. 30th birthday became a nation wide celebration - and fund raising effort to fight polio....
  • Paul McHale: Defeating Islamic State won't be easy, Mr. President

    Paul McHale: Defeating Islamic State won't be easy, Mr. President
    Speaking before the World Economic Forum in Switzerland last month, Secretary of State John Kerry described global terrorism as "nothing more than criminal anarchy, a nihilism which illegitimately claims an ideological and religious foundation." Is he...
  • How Obama can use the power of the veto and still avoid being nicknamed 'President No'

    Congress' expected final passage of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline bill sets up the first square veto confrontation between President Obama and the new Republican-controlled Congress. It marks the first time in his presidency when significant...
  • Union leader plans park salute to labor

    By Karen CaffariniSpecial to the Tribune MERRILLVILLE--A local union official hopes to begin development this spring at Union Park, using union labor and union funding. "The town did their part, donating the land," said Randy Palmateer, business manager...
  • Rebrand it however you want, but Afghanistan is still at war

    Rebrand it however you want, but Afghanistan is still at war
    Imagine President Franklin Roosevelt announcing at the end of 1944, after the liberation of France but before the final defeat of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, that World War II was over and that U.S. forces were ending combat operations. Instead we...
  • Cal Thomas: Late Cuomo's inspiring words went for naught

    How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a model of progressivism and a gifted rhetorician. In most media accounts, references were made to...
  • Monuments to the New Deal can be found here

    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...