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  • PBS special traces Lincoln’s pioneering use of technology and his Gettysburg Address

     
    Nov. 19, 2013, marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address. Though Lincoln stated during his speech that “The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here”┬áhis brief, approximately 270-...
  • Singer of one of the biggest hits of all time moving Christmas show to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    A singer who had one of the biggest hits of all time, a hit 1970s television show and a long-running theater show in Branson, Mo., was playing Easton’s State Theatre in 2000 and staying in Bethlehem when he saw his......
  • Author says she doesn't want the millions she lost in alleged 'psychic' fraud

    Author says she doesn't want the millions she lost in alleged 'psychic' fraud
    Though Jude Deveraux estimates she lost $20 million in what prosecutors say was a psychic scam, the best-selling novelist told jurors Thursday that she wants none of the money back. "I will accept no money from this [prosecution]," Deveraux testified....
  • How black is black enough?

    I suddenly find myself concerned about my blackness. It had never occurred to me to worry about it before. Then came the incident last month on ESPN's "First Take" program that initially got commentator Rob Parker suspended and then, last week, fired...
  • Wake up, socially liberal fiscal conservatives

    Wake up, socially liberal fiscal conservatives
    Dear Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservative Friend, That's pretty toothy, so I'm going to call you Bob. But whatever specific name you go by, Bob, you know who you are. You're the sort of person who says to his conservative friends or co-workers...
  • Liberal obsession with race is growing old

    Liberal obsession with race is growing old
    When will liberals stop living in the past? Specifically, when will they accept that they aren't all that stands between a wonderful, tolerant America and Jim Crow? I was in the room when, during the Democratic National Convention, civil rights hero...
  • Iraq's bitter lessons

    Iraq's bitter lessons
    It has been 10 years since then-Secretary of State Colin Powell's U.N. speech on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. I watched the secretary's presentation intently on assignment to Fort Jackson, S.C. that day. The presentation, of course, would make...
  • Bush's war, 10 years later

    Bush's war, 10 years later
    The 10th anniversary of the American invasion of Iraq seems an appropriate time to look back at how it all happened and what it has wrought, not so much for Iraq as for the United States, which poured its own troops, treasure and world reputation into...
  • It's a Gray Area: Muslims are the latest targets of discrimination

    In so many ways, one of the biggest civil rights issues of our day is the way we treat Muslims in our country. Yes, 9/11 was an act of war against the United States, and yes, it was carried out by radical Muslims. But it is our obligation to realize...
  • Republican Colin Powell Endorses Obama for President

    Republican Colin Powell Endorses Obama for President
    WASHINGTON -- Former secretary of state Colin Powell endorsed President Obama for reelection Thursday, saying he has been "very solid" on protecting the country during his watch. Speaking on CBS's "This Morning," Powell credited Obama with ending the war...
  • Powell endorses Obama again

    Powell endorses Obama again
    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said Thursday he's endorsing President Barack Obama for a second time. "I voted for him in 2008, and I plan to stick with him in 2012," Powell said on CBS' "This Morning." "And I'll be voting for he and for Vice...