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  • Writer of 'Milk' questions the psyche of 'J. Edgar'

    Writer of 'Milk' questions the psyche of 'J. Edgar'
    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...
  • Maryland environmental law clinic focuses on enforcement

    Maryland environmental law clinic focuses on enforcement
    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...
  • Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses

    Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses
    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,...
  • Prosecutors Rebut Jailed Robert Kennedy's Assassin's Claims in Freedom Quest

    Prosecutors Rebut Jailed Robert Kennedy's Assassin's Claims in Freedom Quest
    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. Sirhan's...
  • 7 Days: 7/28 - 8/3

    7 Days:  7/28 - 8/3
    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.,...
  • 'All for a Few Perfect Waves' by David Rensin

    'All for a Few Perfect Waves' by David Rensin
    All for a Few Perfect Waves The Audacious Life and Legend of Rebel Surfer Miki Dora David Rensin HarperEntertainment: 476 pp., $25.95 Miki Dora has been called many things: "Kerouac in board shorts" (the London Times); "a deconstructor of the American...
  • When hope lived

    When hope lived
    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...
  • 'Something in the Air' by Richard Hoffer

    'Something in the Air' by Richard Hoffer
    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...
  • The return of Harvey?

    The return of Harvey?
    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,...
  • What makes Harvey Weinstein run?

    What makes Harvey Weinstein run?
    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...
  • Getting the vote out for 'Bobby'

    Getting the vote out for 'Bobby'
    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. But...