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When Amy Winehouse's album "Back to Black" first appeared on American charts, I was teaching the History of Rock at Johns Hopkins. Given my focus on the history of musical genres, I was immediately struck by her innovative use of the past. Ms. Winehouse...
In every life, a little fall must reign. One slip, one missed opportunity, one hesitation or wrong turn can haunt you forever, casting an intractable shadow over the rest of your days. The words "if only" are never far from anyone's thoughts. But what...
CNNA newly discovered version of recordings made aboard Air Force One in the wake of President John F. Kennedy's assassination is being offered for sale at $500,000, the dealer selling the tape said Tuesday. This version has never before been heard by the...
Few figures in America ever hold serious political power for half a century. Senators Strom Thurmond and Robert Byrd, as well as Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, are among the few who did. But no one held as much power as J. Edgar Hoover did as...
In less than one week, this nation will remember the assassination of President John F. Kennedy exactly 48 years ago. It would serve the nation well if members of Congress would recall the immortal words President Kennedy spoke on Jan. 20, 1961: "Ask...
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Orlando Arts BlogTod Caviness here, with an advance copy of Stephen King's 11/22/63, a time-travel thriller revolving around the Kennedy assassination. That's appropriate: At 849 pages, this book might actually stop a bullet. Between this and Haruki Murakami's 1Q84 (944...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelThe book, “11-22-63,” hasn't come out yet. And studio financing isn't yet set. But Stephen King is more than happy to have Oscar winner Jonathan Demme snap up the rights to his time-travel novel centered around the 1963 assassination of John...
Staff reporterExtension 720 hosts a very important discussion on the necessity of building relationships between Jews and Muslims. The featured guest is Dr. Akbar Ahmed, professor of Islamic Studies and International Relations at American University and former High...
ABC26 NewsIt could be the biggest unsolved crime ever, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Conspiracies abound, and many bring the case to New Orleans. But one author takes the investigation to new territory in the Crescent CIty. "This is a thousand...
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Los Angeles TimesTwo days before the space shuttle Challenger made its final flight, Carl McNair spoke to his brother Ron McNair on the telephone. It was mostly small talk: Super Bowl XX being played that day, William "Refrigerator" Perry, the weather. "He said, 'The...
WGNO NewsFormer U.S. Attorney John Volz died Saturday after a long illness. Volz is probably best known for his two attempts to prosecute former Governor Edwin Edwards. He brought Edwards to court twice on racketeering charges. One trial ended in a hung jury...
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