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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Richard Griffiths' World War I Drama 'Private Peaceful' Gets U.S. Distribution

    BBC Worldwide North America has acquired all rights in the U.S. and Canada to "Private Peaceful," featuring the final performance by the late Richard Griffiths. The World War I drama, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, is directed by Pat O'Connor ("...
  • Venice Q&A: Jordanian 'Theeb' Director Abu Nowar

    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 program in Jordan, combines...
  • Ray Gonzalez Keeps Bar High For Latin, Salsa Fest

    Ray Gonzalez Keeps Bar High For Latin, Salsa Fest
    Update: Event has been rescheduled to Sunday, Sept. 7 at 5 p.m. It takes Hartford trumpeter and bandleader Ray Gonzalez 10 months out of every year to organize the festival that bears his name. And this year — as usual — he'll fine-tune...
  • READER SUBMITTED: World War One Quilt Presentation

    Quilt historian and lecturer, Sue Reich, will give the presentation, "The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month: WWI Quilts," on Sunday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum in Washington. Sue Reich's...
  • British director, 'Jurassic Park' actor Richard Attenborough dead at 90

    British director, 'Jurassic Park' actor Richard Attenborough dead at 90
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Richard Attenborough, who was honored for his helming and production of the 1982 Oscar best picture "Gandhi" but was best known to American audiences for his role in Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" and its first sequel as...
  • Richard Attenborough dies: 6 of the actor-director's memorable movies

    For many moviegoers, Richard Attenborough will be best remembered as an avuncular, white-bearded presence in films such as "Jurassic Park" and "Miracle on 34th Street." But the late British actor and director, who died Sunday at age 90, had a long and...
  • Touched by history: Meeting a witness to WWI assassination

    Touched by history: Meeting a witness to WWI assassination
    Sometimes history punches you right in the face, and there's no time to duck. It happened to me when I was a teenager in Vienna, accompanying my parents on a business trip. My dad's local contact -- Dr. Radler -- piled us into his Mercedes for a Sunday...
  • Delray city workers may get an extra day off

    Delray city workers may get an extra day off
    Delray Beach city workers may have an extra paid day off this year. Mayor Cary Glickstein said he wants to give employees Veterans Day off. Delray’s human resources officials conducted a survey of several cities and found that Delray is the only...
  • Free doughnuts for 2014 National Donut Day on Friday

    Free doughnuts for 2014 National Donut Day on Friday
    Friday is a holey holiday. Celebrate 2014 National Donut Day with free doughnuts from Dunkin Donuts, Krispy Kreme, Cumberland Farms and Winn-Dixie. Dunkin' Donuts: Stop in at participating stores and get a sweet freebie with any beverage purchase. The...
  • How did Ricin become the poison of choice for incompetent schemers?

     How did Ricin become the poison of choice for incompetent schemers?
    In April, a 30-year-old man in Oklahoma was charged with soliciting the murder of his pregnant girlfriend. According to court documents, it was actually the fetus he wanted to kill, but if his girlfriend died as collateral damage, he was "OK with" that....
  • Only the best for dad

    Only the best for dad
    Father's Day is only a week away, and while the dads in your life may insist that they don't need more stuff, they aren't likely to complain about a heartfelt gift of thanks. Built for speed Streamlined style meets substance on this made-in-L.A....