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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Book and film discussion series

    EAST WINDSOR - A new book discussion session, The War That Didn't End All Wars, a book and film discussion series about World War I with facilitator B. J. Smith will be held at the Warehouse Point Library, 107 Main St., East Windsor. A discussion of...
  • Will NATO end with a whimper?

    ISTANBUL -- April marked the 65th birthday of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, formed at the height of the Cold War to stop the huge postwar Red Army from overrunning Western Europe. NATO in 1949 had only 12 members, comprising Western Europe,...
  • WWI demons live

    World War I started one century ago. Wait! Don't stop reading. For most Americans, the war is like algebra or frog anatomy -- something you have to study briefly in school but then never have to think about again. Unlike World War II, with its...
  • Cinestudio Celebrating Polish Cinema With 16 Restored Masterpieces

    Cinestudio Celebrating Polish Cinema With 16 Restored Masterpieces
    Poland has had a productive film industry for decades, but a troubled one. Many early films were destroyed during the Nazi occupation. Afterward, during the Communist era, many films were made, but it was rare to see them outside of Poland. "Poland...
  • Balsom, Karadaglic a cool match at Hollywood Bowl

    Balsom, Karadaglic a cool match at Hollywood Bowl
    The Hollywood Bowl has always been a venue for trying out new talent. With high-definition video now part of the equation, the temptation for the Los Angeles Philharmonic to entice the most attractive young performers must be greater than ever....
  • In Ypres, Belgium, a vibrant present stands proudly with the WWI past

     In Ypres, Belgium, a vibrant present stands proudly with the WWI past
    "In Flanders fields," the old poem says, "the poppies blow / Between the crosses, row on row." And in the middle of those fields stands Ypres (pronounced "EE-preh"), haunted by World War I but also sustained by it. Helmets, shells and maps crowd the...
  • Olmsted's Parks Display Genius Of His Design

    Few of us can follow the trail of a genius. But if that genius is Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture and co-designer of New York's Central Park, the possibility is literally true and near at hand. Born in Hartford in 1822, he...
  • With U.S. encouragement, VA disability claims rise sharply

    As Malvin Espinosa prepared to retire from the Army in 2011, a Veterans Affairs counselor urged him to apply for disability pay. List all your medical problems, the counselor said. Espinosa, a mechanic at Ft. Lee in Virginia, had never considered...
  • 100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I

    100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I
    The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...
  • New Binoculars Tour takes in gargoyles, sky-high details of Loop

    New Binoculars Tour takes in gargoyles, sky-high details of Loop
    Margaret Hicks has a simple message for visitors to Chicago and natives alike: Look up. Better yet, look up and look closely at all the rich ornamentation adorning so many classic buildings in the Loop. Here, take these binoculars, take a moment —...
  • Our Nation Of Immigrants Forgets Its Past

    Lady Liberty's lamp has been lowered. Its light flickering. The huddled masses are no longer wanted — be they tired or poor, be they homeless or hungry, be they adults or children threatened and yearning to breathe free. The welcome light has...