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  • Blame all around for Vietnam War

    In the winter of 1954-55, State Department intelligence analyst Paul Kattenburg was in Saigon puzzling over the wisest course for U.S. policymakers. France, with its army defeated at Dien Bien Phu and colonial ambitions in Asia at an end, was preparing...
  • An exit interview with Rep. David Dreier

    An exit interview with Rep. David Dreier
    David Dreier was 26, still living in a dorm at Claremont McKenna College and working as a college administrator, when he ran for Congress the first time, in 1978. He lost then but never thereafter. Sixteen times, Dreier was elected to the House of...
  • Sarkozy's cry for help

    Sarkozy's cry for help
    French President Nicolas Sarkozy was elected five years ago by promising to modernize France's societal infrastructure and bring it more into line with America's: less government reliance, more freedom in life and work. It was a tall order, but his...
  • Baltimore-born producer to develop Josephine Baker musical

    The chanteuse Josephine Baker was the toast of Paris during the Roaring '20s and 1930s. She was exotic. She was sultry. She was chic. She was the highest-paid pre-World War II entertainer in Europe. She was, above all else, sui generis. Her life is...
  • Carla Hayden's French favorites

    If you go Getting there While many airlines fly to Paris from Baltimore's BWI-Marshall Airport, none are direct flights. It is quicker, and often cheaper, to fly nonstop from Dulles Airport right into Charles de Gaulle Airport. Round-trip flights...
  • California's bullet train: A fast track to nowhere

     
    I love trains. One of my earliest memories is leaving my small Texas town to move to Nebraska. I sat in the dome car and watched lightning ripple across the night sky. It was beautiful. I've also ridden the TGV......
  • Three – no, FOUR Cheers for Delta

     
      Somehow, this February annoucement from Delta Airlines escaped my notice. Thank you, Delta, for bringing common sense and sanity to the issue of skymiles: Feb 15, 2011 ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today...
  • Did NBC spoil ratings for ABC's Jackie Kennedy special?

     
    ABC's special on Jacqueline Kennedy's newly released recordings drew 8.4 million viewers Tuesday night....
  • Flights between LAX and East Coast resume after snowstorm

     
    Los Angeles International Airport reported that LAX flights both to and from the East Coast resumed normal operations following an unusual October snowstorm that hit the Northeast on Saturday. The airport advised those picking up passengers to check...
  • Black List 2011: The complete list of Hollywood's hottest scripts

     
    Black List 2011: The complete list of Hollywood's hottest scripts...
  • ‘Beauty Is in the Street’ features 1968 Paris protest posters

     
    More than 200 images of protest art, along with firsthand accounts of the clashes, have been published in "Beauty Is in the Street," (Four Corners Books, $40)...