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  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?
  • Yuri Rasovsky dies at 67; big name in radio dramas, audio books

    Yuri Rasovsky dies at 67; big name in radio dramas, audio books
    Radio drama was thought to be nearly extinct when Yuri Rasovsky launched the National Radio Theater of Chicago in the early 1970s, and he emerged as a major voice in its revival. One of his first productions was a radio adaptation of the 1920 silent...

    An old diary throws him a curve

    An old diary throws him a curve
    Reporting from Orange, Va. On the 19th page of the diary, I saw it. "Spence Mozingo came to . . . get boards for covering the Tob[acco] house." I clasped the back of my head in disbelief. Francis Taylor, a close cousin of James Madison, had kept a...

    Benjamin Franklin High: Test scores, demographics and comments

    <b>Benjamin Franklin High:</b> Test scores, demographics and comments

    Tournament of Roses names princesses to royal court

     
    The Tournament of Rose on Monday named the seven young women from Southern California who would be princess in this year's royal court.