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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Sam Worthington, Hugh Dancy, Charles Dance Sign For 'Deadline Gallipoli'

    SHANGHAI - Sam Worthington ("Avatar," "Somersault") Hugh Dancy ("Hannibal"), Charles Dance ("Game of Thrones") and Rachel Griffiths ("Six Feet Under") head the cast of "Deadline Gallipoli," a high-profile Australian mini-series which began shooting today....
  • Film Review: '22 Jump Street' not a total time-waster

    Film Review: '22 Jump Street' not a total time-waster
    When the original “21 Jump Street” feature was released a year and a half ago, I wrote that, given its lame TV origins, “the movie is better than it has any right to be.” If there’s one thing more craven and pointless than...
  • 2014 Children's Read & Write: Librarians recommend summer reads

    2014 Children's Read & Write: Librarians recommend summer reads
    To encourage children's literacy and jump-start creativity, we're once again giving kids the opportunity to be published through the Chicago Tribune Read & Write program. First, download and fill out a permission slip. Then, choose one of the below...
  • Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb

    Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb
    Historians write to illuminate our shared past, to explicate the forces that shape our present. But successive historical narratives also can create a series of veils, distancing the past from the present. The more recent dominates our thoughts. The...
  • Wesleyan Begins Restoration Of Historic Telescope

    MIDDLETOWN — The telescope inside Wesleyan University's Van Vleck Observatory was for years at the forefront of mapping the infinite expanse of our universe. Using the parallax method – viewing a star from two different perspectives –...
  • Max Irons, Charles Dance, Elizabeth McGovern Join 'Woman in Gold'

    LONDON -- "The White Queen" star Max Irons, "Game of Thrones" thesp Charles Dance, and Elizabeth McGovern from "Downton Abbey" have joined the cast of "Woman in Gold," which is being produced by The Weinstein Company, BBC Films and Origin Pictures. Other...
  • Rounding up this year's summer reads

    Rounding up this year's summer reads
    This past winter, when temperatures routinely dipped below freezing, the promise of eventual summer was the only thing that kept our spirits afloat. Trudging through a dispiriting "wide landscape of snows" — to borrow a phrase from Herman Melville...
  • Bethlehem Steel's storied past in soccer

    They called him Whitey, a fair-haired Scotsman who played for a soccer team of "old country cracks." With a skillful dribble and deadly aim, the 26-year-old winger was the last chance in 1916 for the Bethlehem Steel Football Club to claim its second...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Bridges of Sarajevo'

    Thirteen directors respond to Sarajevo's position as nexus of conflict in the 20th century in "The Bridges of Sarajevo," a wildly uneven omnibus commissioned to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the...
  • Mr. Kagan and the ruin of ideas

    The neo-conservative commentator, Robert Kagan, co-founder in 1997 of the Project for a New American Century, and after that institution crashed amidst the ruins of Iraq, founder of its 2009 successor, the Foreign Policy Initiative, is continuing his...
  • Mayor talks books

    Mayor talks books
    Monday marks the first day of registration for the city's summer reading program, which made late-night TV last week when Mayor Emanuel bet "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon that if Chicago's children read 2.4 million books this summer, Fallon will...