| Nov 14, 2011
| 1:13 PM
The late FBI director J. Edgar Hoover would have hated director Clint Eastwood's new movie about him, but audiences are likely to be intrigued by it. Although "J. Edgar" does not realize its full dramatic potential, it's an ambitious attempt to get inside...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 3:09 PM
Thelma Boyd and her Cheverly-area neighbors were at their wits' end when they connected with the University of Maryland's environmental law clinic.
She and other residents of distressed, predominantly black neighborhoods on the outskirts of Washington...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:25 PM
A nonprofit foundation paid hundreds of thousands of dollars by the Baltimore Police Department as part of the commissioner's signature training program reported that nearly 40 percent of the foundation's expenditures over two years covered entertainment,...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 4:10 PM
LOS ANGELES - A controversial assertion by convicted Robert F. Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan to win his freedom was challenged this week by the California attorney general who said "overwhelming evidence" exists against Sirhan's claims.
| Jul 28, 2011
Thursday July 28
HISTORY IN THE MAKING
Bill Eppridge witnessed a good deal of history firsthand, particularly in the '60s, and he usually had a camera with him as it unfolded. Chances are you've seen shots he took of the Beatles arriving in the U.S.,...
| Jun 22, 2008
All for a Few Perfect Waves
The Audacious Life and Legend of Rebel Surfer Miki Dora
HarperEntertainment: 476 pp., $25.95
Miki Dora has been called many things: "Kerouac in board shorts" (the London Times); "a deconstructor of the American...
| Jun 1, 2008
Forty years ago this week, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel after winning the 1968 California Democratic presidential primary. One moment he was thanking a standing-room crowd, the next he was sprawled in a hotel pantry, blood...
| Oct 20, 2009
In the summer of 1968, events were roiling America and the world: the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy; the escalation of the Vietnam War; the Soviet Union's invasion of Czechoslovakia; the radicalization of the civil...
| Jan 5, 2007
At the start of this awards season, Harvey Weinstein was thrilled by the potential for "Bobby," a celeb-studded film about what happened the day Robert F. Kennedy was shot.
Then "Bobby" opened to decidedly mixed reviews and underwhelming box office,...
| Nov 8, 2006
Harvey Weinstein is credited with changing Oscar campaigns forever with an aggressive marketing style that raised the financial stakes while opening up the competition for independents.
For the past year, he and his brother, Bob, have been running the...
| Jan 13, 2007
For a movie that has grossed only $11 million, been panned by half the nation's film critics and is now almost gone from the local megaplexes, one might think that "Bobby" faces an insurmountable climb if it is to capture Academy Awards attention.