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  • Theater review: 'The Crucible' at Theatre Downtown

    Theater review: 'The Crucible' at Theatre Downtown
    Lies. Gossip. Accusations. Spite. These are the things that live in the shadows of our lives, lurking and waiting to spring forth whenever the ugly side of human nature allows. Theatre Downtown's production of "The Crucible" shines a light on this...
  • Book review: 'The Dangerous Otto Katz: The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy' by Jonathan Miles

    Book review: 'The Dangerous Otto Katz: The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy' by Jonathan Miles
    The Dangerous Otto Katz The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy Jonathan Miles Bloomsbury: 366 pp., $26 He had at least 21 aliases. He insisted that he was briefly Marlene Dietrich's husband in 1920s Berlin, which was probably not so, though he was possibly...
  • Moshe Landau dies at 99; Israeli jurist presided over Adolf Eichmann trial

    Moshe Landau dies at 99; Israeli jurist presided over Adolf Eichmann trial
    Respected Israeli jurist Moshe Landau, who fled Nazi Germany as a young man and later presided over the historic trial of captured war criminal Adolf Eichmann, died Sunday in Jerusalem after a heart attack. He was 99. The former Israeli Supreme Court...
  • Book Review: 'On China' by Henry Kissinger

    Book Review: 'On China' by Henry Kissinger
    On China Henry Kissinger Penguin Press: 586 pp., $36 Henry Kissinger was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in 1973 for negotiating the Paris peace accords that established a ceasefire in the Vietnam War and let the United States extricate itself from that...
  • Book review: 'Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford' by Leslie Brody

    Book review: 'Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford' by Leslie Brody
    In their time, the daughters of the second Baron Redesdale, better known as the Mitford sisters, were an industry. Their trade, for the most part, was their mere existence — swanning about British society, leaving scandal and newsprint in their...
  • Jean Wilkinson dies at 96; one of the first Los Angeles teachers to be fired during Red Scare

    Jean Wilkinson dies at 96; one of the first Los Angeles teachers to be fired during Red Scare
    Jean Benson Wilkinson, who became one of the first Los Angeles public school teachers to be fired for refusing to cooperate with McCarthy-era investigators, died Dec. 28 in Berkeley. She was 96. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Jean Wilkinson: In the...
  • PASSINGS: Liu Huaqing

    PASSINGS: Liu Huaqing
    LIU HUAQING Chinese navy chief, Communist Party leader Liu Huaqing, 95, the father of the modern Chinese navy, died Friday of an undisclosed illness, state broadcaster CCTV said from Beijing. No other details were given. Liu commanded the People's...
  • Milton Rogovin dies at 101; social documentary photographer captured 'the forgotten ones'

    Milton Rogovin dies at 101; social documentary photographer captured 'the forgotten ones'
    Milton Rogovin, a celebrated photographer of the downtrodden who found his calling after he was blacklisted during the Red Scare of the 1950s, died Tuesday at his home in Buffalo, N.Y., his family said. He was 101. "His work is vital and important in the...
  • Book review: 'Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty' by Phoebe Hoban

    Book review: 'Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty' by Phoebe Hoban
    Alice Neel The Art of Not Sitting Pretty Phoebe Hoban St. Martin's Press: 479 pp., $35 Here comes that old question, the one that pops up when a new biography of a prominent artist or writer is published: Do we judge an artist by the life or the work?...
  • Fang Lizhi dies at 76; Chinese dissident

    Fang Lizhi, one of China'sbest-known dissidents whose speeches inspired student protesters throughout the 1980s, has died in the United States, where he fled after China's 1989 military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement. He was 76. His wife, Li...
  • Leading Tiananmen-Era Chinese Dissident Dies In U.S.

    Leading Tiananmen-Era Chinese Dissident Dies In U.S.
    BEIJING (Reuters) - One of China's most famous dissidents from the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy activists has died in the United States, exiled dissidents said on Saturday. Fang Lizhi, 76, whom China had accused of counter-revolutionary crimes,...