| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Frank Gehry didn't attend Monday's Congressional hearing about his design for the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington. But the Los Angeles architect sent a letter defending his controversial conception of the public memorial, while also...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Arts TV programming this week...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Christopher Knight looks at the McCarthyite attack on the Eisenhower Memorial design for Washington, D.C.'s, National Mall....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:33 PM
he family of Dwight D. Eisenhower wants to overhaul the layout of the former president's planned memorial, which was designed by Frank Gehry. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is planning a new museum in Helsinki, Finland....
| Mar 9, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Who’s ready to go to war with Iran?
Oh, I forgot. Since we now have an army of professionals, none of the rest of us is actually required to go to war. And, since we now allow commanders-in-chief to unilaterally send that army into battle...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 5:02 PM
Each year, the president of the Tournament of Roses Assn. selects a prominent public figure to personify the event’s chosen theme as its honorary Grand Marshal. The Grand Marshal rides at the front of the Rose Parade and tosses the coin before the...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Russell Train, an important American conservationist and former tax court judge who helped craft some of the nation's early and enduring environmental laws, has died. He was 92.
Train, who led the Environmental Protection Agency in the 1970s, died Monday...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Members of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's family have been openly critical of the design for a planned memorial to the 34th president in Washington. This week, the family called for a completely new direction for the project in a letter written by the...
| Feb 8, 2012
Robert A. Citron, an aerospace engineer and intrepid entrepreneur, whose boyhood fantasy of traveling beyond Earth inspired pioneering ventures to commercialize space, died Jan. 31 at his home in Bellevue, Wash. He was 79.
The cause was complications...
| Nov 13, 2012
Retired Army Col. James L. Stone Sr., who received the Medal of Honor for bravery under fire in Korea, died Friday at his home in Arlington, Texas. He was 89.
The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announced his death but did not reveal the cause....
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:02 AM
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was lucky there was no such thing as email during the Second World War. His romantic relationship with his lovely Irish driver, Kay Summersby, did not come to light for decades and did not keep him from leading the D-Day...