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  • In May 1974, Tribune delivered 2 Watergate bombshells

    In May 1974, Tribune delivered 2 Watergate bombshells
    Forty years ago this Thursday, Tribune readers found an extraordinary special section in their morning paper — a 44-page transcript of taped Oval Office conversations, the long-sought smoking gun of Watergate, perhaps the greatest political crisis...
  • King's Holiday Honors Values, Recalls Lessons

    Although it's already three days gone, the older I get, the more I appreciate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Years ago, I abstained from the debate about creating yet another national holiday. I was torn between honoring a great man and the more...
  • Early Moser art glass is most prized today

    Q: I inherited this vase from my mother but know nothing about it. Here are images, including the Japanese signature on the bottom. Info? A: The glass vase seen in an image is a tall cylinder with crimped top and bottom. We have no details on size, but...
  • Longtime North Side diner set to close

    Longtime North Side diner set to close
    Perched atop a dark brown pole on North Lincoln Avenue, a red, white and blue sign with President Abraham Lincoln's image has greeted newcomers and regulars to Lincoln Restaurant for decades. The mom-and-pop diner and its Civil War theme thrived for...
  • Ehrlich, like Reagan, makes Republicans feel comfortable with their prejudices [Letter]

    Ehrlich, like Reagan, makes Republicans feel comfortable with their prejudices [Letter]
    The late Jack Germond's was a name with which The Sun could be proud to be associated decades ago. But today's Sun is something else. It has former Republican Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. writing columns in a paper that is a mere shell of its former self ("...
  • Theft case leaves additional documents at Maryland Historical Society

    Theft case leaves additional documents at Maryland Historical Society
    The Maryland Historical Society can thank document thief Barry H. Landau for some recent additions to its collection. Landau's capture at the Baltimore institution sparked a multistate investigation that ended in his conviction for stealing 10,000...
  • George Jacobs dies at 86; Frank Sinatra's longtime valet

    George Jacobs dies at 86; Frank Sinatra's longtime valet
    For George Jacobs, whose business card proclaimed him "The Last of the Rat Pack," there were some very good years. From 1953 to 1968, he was Frank Sinatra's valet, traveling companion and pal, a gentleman's gentleman who poured the Jack Daniels at...
  • Straight outta Brooklyn: The Neil Sedaka vs. Jay Z Quiz

    Straight outta Brooklyn: The Neil Sedaka vs. Jay Z Quiz
    Born in Brooklyn 30 years apart, singer-songwriter Neil Sedaka, the onetime Brill Building composer who found unlikely midcareer success with Elton John, and multidimensional rap entrepreneur Jay Z, still defining much of contemporary music and style...
  • Biographies of historical figures for children, flaws and all

    Biographies of historical figures for children, flaws and all
    As school book fairs and children's library browsers can attest, there is no shortage of biographies aiming to educate young readers about the lives of historical figures, from George Washington to Jackie Robinson, Annie Oakley to Anne Frank, Helen Keller...
  • 'I want to make Baltimore proud,' Comedy Central's Derek Waters says

    'I want to make Baltimore proud,' Comedy Central's Derek Waters says
    Derek Waters, creator and host of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," says his "dream for any city" is to find stories that are "true" and that make viewers wonder: "Why weren't we taught that in school?" The Lutherville native is back in Baltimore this...
  • It's time to stamp out spanking as a solution

    It's time to stamp out spanking as a solution
    I once spent a snowy Saturday at a 5-year-old's birthday party in one of those indoor play spaces that resembles an asylum. Toward the end, one of the guests melted down: tears, screaming, stomping. I know the little boy's mom, and she is a skilled...