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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Participant Joins Steven Spielberg-Tom Hanks Cold War Thriller

    Participant Media is joining DreamWorks Studios on Steven Spielberg's untitled Cold War Spy thriller starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance and Amy Ryan. Participant is also on board "The Light Between Oceans," written and directed by Derek Cianfrance and...
  • 'Most endangered' relics nominated

    A 19th-century stove that may have caused the devastating fire at Fairfield plantation in Gloucester County and a heavy howitzer used by the Imperial German Army during World War I — housed at a museum in Newport News and one of only 14 in existence...
  • World War I network helps history buffs keep track of commemorations

    World War I network helps history buffs keep track of commemorations
    The World War I Centennial Network is helping history buffs keep track of all activities and events in the United States related to the commemoration of the war's centennial.  The network was founded two years ago by Paul Cora, the curator of Historic...
  • Expert on American race riots weighs in on Ferguson

    ST. LOUIS McKendree University political scientist Ann Collins began researching American race riots in 2000 while she was a graduate student at Washington University. At the time she lived in Bel-Nor, Mo., about three miles south of the of looting and...
  • Review: 'The Paying Guests' by Sarah Waters

    Review: 'The Paying Guests' by Sarah Waters
    It has been five years since Welsh novelist Sarah Waters' last book, but for admirers of her well-crafted Sapphic romps through British history, the wait for "The Paying Guests" has seemed even longer. After the interesting but not entirely successful...
  • Review: 'Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944' by Jean Guéhenno

    Review: 'Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944' by Jean Guéhenno
    Paris in August is a city turned over to visitors. The locals are on vacation, their numbers replaced by sunburned tourists taking selfies at the Eiffel Tower and, perhaps, ordering a "Cheese Max" burger or two from the nearest Quick fast-food joint....
  • Berenice Bejo Joins Robert Pattinson Drama 'The Childhood of a Leader' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Berenice Bejo will play the matriarch in the upcoming drama "The Childhood of the Leader," Variety has learned. Juliette Binoche was originally cast in the part, but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts. The film, which...
  • Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando
    Here are the synopses, time slots and premiere dates, where available, for new series and programs from the broadcast networks, cable channels and PBS. Schedules can change. TV critic Hal Boedeker assesses the programs. ABC SELFIE, 8 p.m. Tuesday:...
  • World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits

    World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits
    The assassination of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand, which is officially recognized as the start of World War I, was 100 years ago this year. So World War I is the predominant theme in historical exhibits in 2014 (even though the United States didn't...
  • Venice Q&A: Jordanian 'Theeb' Director Abu Nowar

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jordanian director Naji Abu Nowar's bold first feature, "Theeb," is a Bedouin Western shot in the Jordanian desert with real Bedouins. Nowar, who studied screenwriting at the Sundance Institute Lab's first Middle East...
  • Should Tinker Field stay or be demolished?

    Should Tinker Field stay or be demolished?
    In regards to Tinker Field, I'm going to paraphrase The Clash: "Should it stay or should it go?" Around the time Germany and England were fighting World War I, baseball was beginning to be played at what is today Tinker Field. Named after Hall of Fame...