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  • Patt Morrison Asks: Hollywood's pol, Chris Dodd

    Hollywood loves comeback stories. Will SOPA/PIPA be one of them? The anti-piracy bills that were working their way through Congress with Hollywood's blessing got tanked by a massive online campaign — petitions, website blackouts, even T-shirts. From...
  • Book review: 'When the World Calls' by Stanley Meisler

    Book review: 'When the World Calls' by Stanley Meisler
    The surprising thing about the Peace Corps is that the institution still exists. After being formed by President John F. Kennedy on the fly in March 1961, it has endured Congressional challenges, internal political crises, skeptical Third World receptions...
  • A year in the making, consumers finally get greater protections on financial matters

    Consumer advocates aren't getting their first choice to lead the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Despite the setback, this is still a big week for consumer protection. Thursday is the one-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform...
  • Chronology of 2001 anthrax events

    Sept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J. Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
  • 'Shockaholic' review: Carrie Fisher's tales electrify

    'Shockaholic' review: Carrie Fisher's tales electrify
    Carrie Fisher has done an excellent job of reinventing herself as ... Carrie Fisher, evolving from ingenue actress and geek pinup to salty, tell-it-like-it-is writer and humorist. And as Just Carrie Fisher she has a lot to say, mostly about her odd but...
  • Proposal could double Hollywood films screened in China

    Proposal could double Hollywood films screened in China
    Hollywood's chief lobbying arm and federal trade officials are laying the groundwork for negotiations with China that could substantially increase the number of American films allowed in the country -- a long-sought goal of the major studios....
  • MPAA chief urges China's film market to widen its door

    MPAA chief urges China's film market to widen its door
    In a bid to open doors in China, Hollywood's new chief lobbyist simultaneously prodded and praised the country's creative community during his keynote speech at the Shanghai International Film Festival. At Monday's event, Motion Picture Assn. of...
  • "When the World Calls: The Inside Story of the Peace Corps and its First Fifty Years" by Stanley Meisler

    The surprising thing about the Peace Corps is that the institution still exists. After being formed by President John F. Kennedy on the fly in March 1961, it has endured Congressional challenges, internal political crises, skeptical Third World receptions...
  • Former U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd

    Former U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd
    The Courant asked several key political figures how Sept. 11 unfolded for them. Former U.S. Christopher Dodd gave this account via written statement: My memories of Sept. 11 and the days that followed are of powerfully mixed emotions. Our first daughter,...
  • The Interview: James E. Rohr

    The Interview: James E. Rohr
    Just five years ago, PNC Bank had virtually no presence in Baltimore. Today, it is Maryland's third-largest financial institution by deposits, after Bank of America and M&T Bank. PNC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James E. Rohr has led the growth...
  • Punishments to fit the politicians' crimes

    I enjoyed the letter "A punishment that fits the crime: Sentence Schurick to register African-American voters." Tailoring punishment to fit crimes is exactly what good judges do. Here are some additional suggestions: Sentence Democratic congressman...