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Courant Staff WriterFrom gray ship decks to floral carpets in a blood-stained house, Fall River holds treasure for those who love stories of war and unsolved murder. I'm not a killer (although I wouldn't admit it if I was, would I?) or a combat veteran, but I like to read...
Tags: Defense, Death, Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice, Murder
R. Sargent Shriver, a lawyer who served as the social conscience of two administrations, launching the Peace Corps for his brother-in-law, President Kennedy, and leading the "war on poverty" for President Johnson, has died. He was 95. Shriver died...
Los Angeles TimesSen. Edward M. Kennedy, the Massachusetts Democrat and icon of American liberal politics who was the last surviving brother of a legendary political family, died late Tuesday at his home in Hyannis Port, Mass., his family announced. He was 77. Kennedy...
Los Angeles TimesEunice Kennedy Shriver, whose advocacy for the mentally disabled helped bring people with special needs into the mainstream of American life, has died. She was 88. Shriver, the sister of President Kennedy and Sen. Edward M. Kennedy and the mother of...
Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. TODAY An Evening of New Nonfiction With Wayne Koestenbaum, Sarah Thornton and David L. Ulin The three authors, of "The Queen's Throat," "Seven Days in the Art World" and "The Myth of Solid Ground,"...
In the introduction of Cari Beauchamp's crackling page-turner "Joseph P. Kennedy Presents: His Hollywood Years," this top-flight film historian declares that the father of JFK "saw everything and everyone, from Gloria Swanson to Adolf Hitler, through a...
Tags: Children, Death, Politics, Gloria Swanson, Adolf Hitler
Sun reporterDr. Ross Z. Pierpont, a general surgeon and a perennial candidate who ran and lost 16 times for offices including Baltimore mayor and U.S. senator, died Friday at his home in Homeland. He was 88. The cause of death was not immediately known, said his...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterGeorgia Frontiere, a former entertainer and socialite who inherited the Los Angeles Rams pro football team and then infuriated many Southern Californians when she moved the club to Anaheim in 1980 and then to St. Louis in 1995, died Friday. She was 80....
Tags: Super Bowl, Tony Awards, Politics, Football, Baltimore Colts
Paul Harvey, who was long considered the most-listened-to radio broadcaster in the world and whose distinctive delivery and daily mix of news, commentary and human interest stories informed and entertained a national radio audience for nearly 60 years,...
Tags: Defense, Newspapers, Paul Harvey, Chicago Tribune, Politics
Chicago Tribune NewspapersIt's no surprise that in "Palace Council," the third of Stephen L. Carter's fables about black America's upper crust, success depends not on what you know but whom. With the right connections—along with the right bloodlines and education—a...
denotes winner Performance by an actor in a leading role George Arliss as Benjamin Disraeli in DISRAELI Warner Bros. George Arliss as Oxonian, the Rajah of Rukh in THE GREEN GODDESS Warner Bros. Wallace Beery as Butch Schmidt in THE BIG HOUSE...
Tribune chief critic"Rosemary," a compelling new drama by Jim O'Connor, deals sympathetically with the tangled relationship between Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. and his troubled daughter Rosemary. In O'Connor's view, the domineering patriarch of the Kennedy family was unable to...
Tags: Death, Joe Kennedy, Family
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