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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • The Supreme Court's supremely flawed record

    As a constitutional law professor, I have mixed feelings about the first Monday in October. On the one hand, I look forward to the start of the new Supreme Court term in the same way a baseball fan looks forward to opening day. But I also dread what the...
  • James Adams Floating Theatre packed the waterfront on the Chesapeake Bay

    A century after the James Adams Floating Theatre presented its first performances in the waterfront hamlets of Hampton, Smithfield and Mathews, the sensational allure of the 132-foot-long traveling playhouse has mostly faded. But only rarely in the...
  • Theater review: Munopco's 'Funny Girl' is full of life

    Theater review: Munopco's 'Funny Girl' is full of life
    Munopco's "Funny Girl" is effervescent and full of life, with a talented cast and a star turn by Jillian Rossi in the lead. Rossi is a showstopper as the talented but self-deprecating Fanny Brice. She successfully conveys both the brash confidence of...
  • Radar Pictures Gears Up 'All Quiet on the Western Front' with Roger Donaldson (EXCLUSIVE)

    Roger Donaldson ("The November Man") has come on to direct an adaptation of the iconic World War I novel "All Quiet on the Western Front." Donaldson will direct from a script by Ian Stokell and Lesley Paterson, who are producing with Radar Pictures'...
  • L.A. theater openings, Sept. 21-28: 'The 39 Steps' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Sept. 21-28: 'The 39 Steps' and more
    A classic Hitchcock thriller is spoofed in "The 39 Steps" at Long Beach Playhouse, "Lost the Musical" sends up the hit TV series at the Lillian Theatre, and life is a "Cabaret" at North Hollywood's Crown City Theatre. Plus, Cicely Tyson reprises her Tony-...
  • War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]

    War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]
    For the past 30 years, I've been urging my students to put themselves in the shoes of people who lived in the past. So why do we make fun of Americans who do that as a hobby? I'm talking about military re-enactors like Eric Frein, the 31-year-old man...
  • Classical: Moravian music conference features Australian composer's premiere

    Sean O'Boyle, Moravian College's artist-lecturer in composition, is an Australian-born composer/conductor who nurtures a keen interest in the music of indigenous Australians in addition to a passion for jazz and jazz clarinet. Yet neither jazz nor the...
  • Eric Frein texted 'all is good' hours before ambush

    Eric Frein texted 'all is good' hours before ambush
    Eric Frein told a friend "all is good" in a phone text message hours before police say Frein ambushed two state troopers outside the Blooming Grove barracks, according to a search warrant affidavit obtained by The Times-Tribune Friday. "I stayed at your...
  • Remembering Bayern Munich's Jewish history

    Remembering Bayern Munich's Jewish history
    As an author, Dirk Kamper was intrigued by the story of Kurt Landauer, a concentration camp survivor who helped turn Bayern Munich into one of the best soccer teams in the world. But as a German, he was more than a little apprehensive about exploring...
  • No warning signs in ordinary life of trooper slaying suspect

    No warning signs in ordinary life of trooper slaying suspect
    When she saw a strange car parked behind her Ridgeway Street rental property, Sara Smith-Katz assumed the driver was a student at nearby East Stroudsburg University. "Excuse me, you can't park there," Smith-Katz yelled. "Even if I'm staying here?" the...
  • Bomb or occupy -- or neither?

    Wars usually end only when the defeated aggressor believes it would be futile to resume the conflict. Lasting peace follows if the loser is then forced to change its political system into something other than what it was. Republican Rome learned that...