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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • History Announces Global Event Series 'World Wars'

    History and sibling net H2 have announced six-hour global event series "World Wars" from Stephen David Entertainment. Slated for a debut later this year, "World Wars" will tell the story of three devastating decades of war from the perspective of the...
  • Jordi Savall connects cultures in 'Bal-Kan: Honey and Blood'

     Jordi Savall connects cultures in 'Bal-Kan: Honey and Blood'
    Master of the viol, Jordi Savall is also a master joiner. His specialty is a narrow-seeming one, his six-stringed instrument's heyday having been the 16th and early 17th centuries when the viol was second in popularity only to the lute. Viol repertory...
  • Livermore National Lab faulted over Lusitania project

    Nearly a century after a German torpedo sunk the passenger liner Lusitania, killing nearly 1,200 people, a story about the World War I attack has sent a torpedo of sorts into the belly of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The Energy Department's...
  • In Theory: On discrimination based on religious beliefs

    Although Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has since vetoed it, lawmakers in that state recently approved a measure to allow business owners to refuse service to gays and other groups if it is perceived to violate the practice and observance of the business owner's...
  • Tony Jordan to Pen World War I Drama 'The Passing Bells' for BBC, TVP

    LONDON -- BBC Worldwide has agreed its second co-production deal with TVP and Apple Film Production in Poland for a World War I drama "The Passing Bells" from writer Tony Jordan ("EastEnders," "Hustle," "Life on Mars") and producer Red Planet Pictures....
  • Family Service of Glencoe celebrates 100 years of helping residents

    Family Service of Glencoe celebrates 100 years of helping residents
    When a fire destroyed a Glencoe family's home in 1914, a group of residents rallied to help, creating what some say was the village's first relief and aid society. This month, after Glencoe resident Harvey Caplin, 82, was reported missing, the century-...
  • Theater review: 'War Horse' from Florida Theatrical Association

    Theater review: 'War Horse' from Florida Theatrical Association
    Broadway hit "War Horse," opening in Orlando on Feb. 25, is at its simplest, a story of a boy on the cusp of manhood searching for a beloved pet. At a deeper level, the Tony-winning play does what great theater strives to do: It puts a human — and...
  • Film Review: 'Above Us All'

    Form overtakes function in Eugenie Jansen's "Above Us All," a 3D experimental drama about processing loss that's filmed using a camera constantly panning 360 degrees. Conceived as a way of capturing time's unstoppable continuum, the pic is technically...
  • Mitch Albom: Love of books endures in Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines -- The white-haired woman is short but stands straight, in a pink blouse and flat shoes, with mostly unwrinkled skin, a wide nose and a broad smile that nearly leaps from her face when she laughs. You congratulate her on being 90 years...
  • Robert M. Fresco, Documentarian and Horror Pic Writer, Dies at 83

    Robert M. Fresco, a writer of horror films who went on to win a 1969 Oscar for his documentary short "Czechoslovakia 1968," died in Manhattan of cancer on Feb. 14. He was 83. The docu short, produced, written and directed by Fresco and Denis Sanders,...
  • The historic mansions of Lake Tahoe

    The historic mansions of Lake Tahoe
    "George Whittell," the tour guide said, "was born with a silver spoon in his mouth." So wealthy was Whittell's family that as a young man in San Francisco he vowed he would never work a day in his life. He then set about vigorously pursuing that goal....