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  • Michelle Obama's no-win role

    Michelle Obama's no-win role
    I'm having a hard time forming an opinion about First Lady Michelle Obama, mostly because there are already so many out there, and they're almost uniformly inane. There's the constant clucking about her wardrobe: the election night "lava lamp" dress, the...
  • Capping off the inauguration

    Capping off  the inauguration
    It's the closest thing to a crown that America's small-r republican first ladies get -- the simultaneously regal and egalitarian Inauguration Day hat. Plus, it's cold in D.C. in January. In 1969, Pat Nixon wore a big fur toque with her big-R Republican...
  • Saying farewell with warmth and laughter

    When Arnold Schwarzenegger met Merv Griffin, the bodybuilder was newly arrived in California from Austria and had never been on a talk show. But as now-Gov. Schwarzenegger recalled in a speech punctuated by laughter Friday afternoon at Griffin's...
  • At the Hotel Bel-Air, a pianist's elegance and ivory

    At the Hotel Bel-Air, a pianist's elegance and ivory
    The Champagne Bar at the Hotel Bel-Air is dark as a lair. Ice clinks as men and women on caramel-colored leather chairs and forest-green couches imbibe, converse and laugh. A roaring fire blasts light and warmth, which is welcome, despite the heat of a...
  • Michelle Obama's inaugural dress may set tone for her White House style

    Michelle Obama's inaugural dress may set tone for her White House style
    Michelle Obama may be a trained lawyer with an Ivy League education, but on Tuesday night she will be America's Top Model. What she wears to the inaugural balls will set the style agenda for the administration and hold a mirror up to what it means to be a...
  • Nancy Reagan to Obama: 'You're a lefty'

     
    by Mark Silva Nancy Reagan, 88, entered on the arm of President Barack Obama today as the two made their way slowly through the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House. The Democratic president, heaping effusive praise on the late......
  • Kennedy's salutes: Reagan, Clintons too

     
    by Mark Silva In a town where the notion of bipartisanship is a cliche that often finds little rooting in reality, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's career was remarkable for his success in crossing the aisle of a Senate that had......
  • Jody Powell, Carter spokesman, gone

     
    by Mark Silva Jody Powell, the voice of the White House during President Jimmy Carter's term in office, died today of a heart attack. He was 65. Powell was part of the "Georgia Mafia'' that arrived in Washington with Carter......
  • Diane Sawyer: Anchors aweigh at ABC

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Another anchorman steps down. Another anchorwoman steps up. ABC News has announced that Charles Gibson, anchor of the evening World News since May 2006, will leave the chair at year's end and retire from the......
  • Voices -- William Safire, 1929 - 2009

     
    Here are some of the basic characteristics of the Nixon inner style, or method of operation: --A preference for persuasion rather than coercion. --An identification with heartland qualities, leaning unabashedly toward the square side. --A frustrating...
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Dec. 12, 1949: Cary Grant in “Crisis” … with the future Nancy Reagan? And look who else is in “Crisis!”...