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He reported the news, but his resonant, reassuring voice filtered through the hearts and minds of people everywhere. Walter Cronkite, who covered the second World War for the wire services and later became the iconic anchorman of the 'CBS Evening News,'...
SENTINEL STAFF WRITERRIVIERA BEACH — The Bible verse is written in bold letters on laminated paper and hangs above Matt Elam's bedroom doorway. Positioned just low enough to touch, it has become common for Addie Elam-Lewis to see her son run his fingers across it...
Tags: Sports, Family, Punishment, Colleges and Universities, Football
Extreme 'Lear': Robert Falls gets audacious with the great tragedy, but did Stacy Keach get the memo?Tribune theater criticYou can set "King Lear" on the moon, or -- like the Goodman Theatre's endlessly audacious Robert Falls -- in a post-apocalyptic Eastern European world of guns, vodka, petty fiefdoms and crushing sexual cruelty. No matter. This great play will still try to...
Times Staff WriterIf a butterfly flaps its wings in the rain forest, it will, if nothing else, set off an infinite chain reaction in the minds of Alejandro González Iñárritu and his creative collaborator, Guillermo Arriaga. The director and screenwriter have a thing for...
Sun Movie CriticAn African-American actor nominated for his portrayal of a Ugandan madman. A best-picture category that includes a movie filmed in Berber, Arabic, Spanish and Japanese (and another shot almost exclusively in Japanese). A Mexican director whose work...
The Swampby Mark Silva Republican congressional leaders are attempting to "drive a wedge'' between President Barack Obama and the politically influential American Jewish community, the way one well-known conservative Republican sees it. Israel is the wedge. The...
Staff reporterHartford--- Tragedy & Triumphs One week after the mayhem at a popular Hartford Pizzeria, Hartford's crowning jewel opens, The Connecticut science center. We'll talk about the tragedies and triumphs recently in the Capital City and what is in store for...
Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Thursday ordered state inspectors to examine all bridges considered to be critical as Illinois officials sought to assess the safety of its bridge network in the wake of the deadly collapse in Minneapolis. But even as the governor...
Sun PhotographerCovering tragedies is never easy or enjoyable for any journalist - in spite of how it's portrayed in the entertainment world. When a tragedy involves children and strikes close to home, it's even tougher. On Saturday, Feb. 2, I ended my shift as...
Sentinel Staff WriterFirst Baptist Church of Orlando has come to serve Central Florida the way the Washington National Cathedral serves the nation: It's a place where folks of all faiths can gather to grieve over a public tragedy. Today, First Baptist will be the site of a...
South Florida Sun-SentinelSOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL OP-ED ONLINE by John Christopher Fine It was a media feeding frenzy. When a 49 year old lawyer from Vienna, was bitten on the leg in Bahamas waters during an "interactive" shark dive, the story was sensational news for several...
Tags: Murder, Lawyers, Entertainment, Hunting, Bear (animal)
A $6 million settlement was announced today in the remaining civil cases stemming from the Santa Monica farmers' market crash, in which 10 people were killed and dozens hurt when an out-of-control car driven by an 86-year-old man plowed through the...
Tags: Murder, Lawyers, Family, Justice System, Punishment
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