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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Outsider could end 100-year tradition by becoming L.A. County sheriff

    Outsider could end 100-year tradition by becoming L.A. County sheriff
    The last time an outsider was elected Los Angeles County sheriff, posses tracked bandits into the hills of Glendora, Charlie Chaplin had just hit movie screens and Angelenos were watching anxiously as World War I began in Europe. Since the election of...
  • Battle Fatigue, Shell Shock, PTSD: Treatment Of Soldiers' Mental Illness Still Evolving

    On Dec. 14, 1918, a month after the armistice was signed ending the first world war, The Courant ran a story on Page 1 reporting the miraculous effect the war's conclusion seemed to have on thousands of mentally wounded warriors. "SHELL SHOCK SOLDIERS...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Maryland National Guard, Estonia reaffirm partnership

    Maryland National Guard, Estonia reaffirm partnership
    As Russia's actions in Ukraine rattle its neighbors, the Maryland National Guard is affirming its decades-long partnership with Estonia. Maryland has helped to train Estonian troops since shortly after the breakup of the Soviet Union. Now it's...
  • 'Cosmos' recap: Climate change is explained in 'The World Set Free'

    'Cosmos' recap: Climate change is explained in 'The World Set Free'
    Is it getting hot in here? In what is likely to prove one of its most controversial episodes yet, this week's "Cosmos" lays out the powerful scientific case for climate change, framed within a tale of two planets: Venus and Earth. Venus was not much...
  • German food with an accent at Old World

    German food with an accent at Old World
    According to the old saying, necessity is the mother of invention. And in the case of Vojo Brasnovic, the new general manager of Old World German Restaurant, it was his mother who prompted the necessity. The Croatia native, who joined the restaurant in...
  • Observing the 70th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, from near and far

    June 6 is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, marking the beginning of the liberation of Europe and the end of World War II. People around the world will gather at museums and memorials to commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of the 175,000...
  • Russell Crowe Discusses His Directorial Debut 'Water Diviner' (EXCLUSIVE)

    On Thursday night at the Majestic Hotel here in Cannes, Russell Crowe debuted 12 minutes of his directorial bow, "The Water Diviner," a movie he also stars in, to a packed room of international buyers. In an exclusive interview with Variety before the...
  • CANNES: Helena Bonham Carter, Charles Dance Starring in World War I Drama

    Helena Bonham Carter will star in World War I drama "The Guns of August," portraying her real-life step-great grandmother Margot Asquith. "The Guns of August," based on the Barbara W. Tuchman book, traces the misunderstandings, missed opportunities and...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Bird People'

    Set in the most romantic city on earth yet almost entirely confined to a Hilton hotel adjacent to Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport, Pascale Ferran's "Bird People" reveals itself as an unlikely Cinderella story around its magical midway point. Until then,...