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  • Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo to reunite on Hurricane Katrina drama

    Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo to reunite on Hurricane Katrina drama
    After delving into the civil rights movement in "Selma," filmmaker Ava DuVernay and star David Oyelowo are looking to reunite for a drama set against the backdrop of Hurricane Katrina. DuVernay is on board to write, direct and produce a story of love...
  • Beyoncé on Grammys; 'Walking Dead' returns

    Beyoncé on Grammys; 'Walking Dead' returns
    Zombies, singers and comedians fill the weekend bill. The highlights: 1. Grammys, 8 p.m. Sunday, CBS Beyoncé will perform with John Legend and Common. She will sing "Precious Lord, Take My Hand," then the segment will go into "Glory" from the movie...
  • 'Selma' director: LBJ a hero in film

    'Selma' director: LBJ a hero in film
    "Selma" director Ava DuVernay disagrees with critics who say the film portrays President Lyndon Johnson as a villain. "I invite people to see the movie because from my point of view LBJ is a hero in the film," DuVernay told "CBS This Morning" Wednesday....
  • Donald P. Russo: 'Selma' Oscar snub, success of 'Sniper' upset liberals

    Donald P. Russo: 'Selma' Oscar snub, success of 'Sniper' upset liberals
    Brittney Cooper's recent article in the fashionable leftist online magazine, Salon, excoriated New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd for her column criticizing the movie "Selma." According to Cooper, Dowd's primary offense was her alleged cultural...
  • Reporter hopes to ask Obama about race

    Bill Plante was 27 when he covered the Selma marches for CBS 50 years ago. Plante is now 77 and has returned to Selma for CBS. He also will interview President Barack Obama on Saturday in Selma about the marches that led to the 1965 Voting Rights Act. ...
  • In the controversy over all-white Oscar nominations, what needs fixing?

    In the controversy over all-white Oscar nominations, what needs fixing?
    The Jan. 15 announcement of the 2015 Academy Award nominations was greeted with widespread dismay at the omission of Ava DuVernay, the director of "Selma," and David Oyelowo, the movie's star. Once people analyzed and totaled up the nominations, dismay...
  • Lake looks to join Keep America Beautiful group

    Lake looks to join Keep America Beautiful group
    TAVARES — Older Lake County residents will remember Lady Bird Johnson's anti-litter campaign of the 1960s. President Lyndon Johnson's wife joined Keep America Beautiful in trying to encourage people to stop throwing garbage out their car windows....
  • Obama library or not, Chicago needs to land Air Force One

    Obama library or not, Chicago needs to land Air Force One
    With all due respect to the Barack Obama presidential library sweepstakes, there's one White House souvenir Chicago absolutely needs. We need to land Air Force One. We're at least owed that. The Air Force looks to retire its current fleet of...
  • Oscars Analysis: 'Birdman' carries the day

    Oscars Analysis: 'Birdman' carries the day
    “Birdman” won big Sunday at the Oscars, in a triumph of highly noticeable, kinetic filmmaking over the light-fingered “invisible” technique of its primary competition, “Boyhood.” “Birdman” contained...
  • School counselors honored at the White House

    School counselors honored at the White House
    On Jan. 30, two Palm Beach County school counselors, Herele Oakley, from Crystal Lakes Elementary School in Boynton Beach, and Isabel Parrado, of Okeeheelee Middle School in Greenacres, flew to Washington, D.C. to be honored by First Lady Michelle Obama...
  • With trip to Idaho, Obama has visited all but 3 states as president

    With trip to Idaho, Obama has visited all but 3 states as president
    Entering what he has called the fourth quarter of his time at the White House, President Obama seems focused on crossing some states off his presidential bucket list. How else to explain Obama’s trip to Idaho on Wednesday, which brings down the...