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  • Four presidents mark an equal-rights milestone

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, April 10: Fifty years ago, America took a major stride toward becoming a nation that takes its creeds on equality seriously. When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the...
  • Ex-President George W. Bush calls for equal education in speech at LBJ library

    AUSTIN, Texas Former Texas governor and President George W. Bush wrapped up the three-day Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on Thursday with brief remarks arguing that equal education for all is a civil right and that progress toward...
  • Jimmy Carter signs 1,600 books in one sitting at Powell's

    Jimmy Carter signs 1,600 books in one sitting at Powell's
    Former President Carter met his adoring, book-buying public in Portland, Ore., on  Sunday, the Oregonian reports. The 89-year-old statesman signed 1,600 books in about two hours at Powell's Bookstore. Carter's new book is "A Call to Action: Women,...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "NYPD Red 2" by James Patterson and Marshall Karp (Little, Brown, $28). Detectives from a New York Police task force solve a wealthy woman's murder. Last week: — 2. "Missing You" by Harlan Coben (Dutton, $27.95). A detective...
  • The shoals of equality

    How might a captain's log of the good ship America read? The pages would surely include accounts of halcyon skies and smooth sailing, however turbulent the times seemed at the moment. As well as episodes of peril, even shipwreck, as the grand old lady was...
  • Georgia gun rights bill goes far

    Its official name is the Safe Carry Protection Act. Critics call it the "guns everywhere bill." Legislation awaiting the governor's signature in Georgia would allow guns in bars, churches, airports and schools. It has drawn national attention...
  • Civil Rights Act's gains are being undermined, Bill Clinton says

    AUSTIN, Texas Even as he praised the Civil Rights Act as a bold step in the quest to build a more perfect union, former President Bill Clinton cautioned Wednesday that the historic law's gains are being threatened by a rising tide in the politics of...
  • Arena Stage presents timely premiere of Lawrence Wright's 'Camp David'

    Arena Stage presents timely premiere of Lawrence Wright's 'Camp David'
    If you haven't yet felt pity for Secretary of State John Kerry, you will after seeing "Camp David," the new play by Lawrence Wright at Arena Stage about the most famous attempt to broker peace in the Middle East. Every issue that has frustrated Kerry...
  • Jimmy Carter: 'We must accommodate changing times but cling to principles that never change'

    AUSTIN, Texas Former President Jimmy Carter said that although much progress has been made on human rights in the United States and around the world, much still needs to be done. Speaking to LBJ Presidential Library Director Mark Updegrove at the Civil...
  • Derechos civiles: celebran 50 años de la ley

    Derechos civiles: celebran 50 años de la ley
    AUSTIN, Texas — El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, y los exmandatarios Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton y George W. Bush rendirán homenaje esta semana en Austin (Texas) al medio siglo de historia de la ley de derechos civiles de la nación....
  • Barbara Walters On Her Retirement and Big Changes at 'The View'

    Barbara Walters is known for turning her interviews into sob sessions, but as she exits the business she's known all her life, she's determined not to do that. When the legendary broadcaster retires next month at age 84 from ABC's "The View," following...