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  • Visiting Vicksburg, Miss., a city that was key to North's victory in Civil War

    Visiting Vicksburg, Miss., a city that was key to North's victory in Civil War
    VICKSBURG, Miss. — The Siege of Vicksburg was all about the Mississippi River. Whoever controlled Vicksburg controlled the river, and whoever controlled the river was going to win the Civil War. "Vicksburg is the key," said President Lincoln....
  • Lincoln exhibit at Reagan Library reveals man behind the icon

    Lincoln exhibit at Reagan Library reveals man behind the icon
    This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Considered by many as a turning point in the Civil War, the bloody three-day battle marked the highest number of casualties in the four-year conflict. The Union defeat of the Confederate...
  • Harvey Fierstein is marathon man of awards season

     Harvey Fierstein is marathon man of awards season
    An entertainment kingpin named Harvey with a voracious appetite for awards campaigning? And an involvement in multiple hit productions? Hollywood veterans would immediately think of Harvey Weinstein. But the description fits another Harvey: Fierstein,...
  • Rob Lowe will play JFK in 'Killing Kennedy'

    Rob Lowe will play JFK in 'Killing Kennedy'
    Rob Lowe made a major impression with viewers over the Memorial Day weekend playing Liberace's plastic surgeon in the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Now he's following that up with another eye-catching role, as John F. Kennedy in National Geographic...
  • Review: Dim view on 'Through a Glass Darkly' at the Raven Playhouse

    Review: Dim view on 'Through a Glass Darkly' at the Raven Playhouse
    Every element of Ingmar Bergman’s 1961 film “Through a Glass Darkly” — the performances, the plot, even the scenery in Faro, Sweden — seems to exist solely to express his singular artistic vision. Anybody can rent it, and the...
  • Abraham Lincoln exhibition opening in June at Reagan Library

    Abraham Lincoln exhibition opening in June at Reagan Library
    Did Daniel Day-Lewis leave you with the urge for more Abraham Lincoln? A new exhibition devoted to Lincoln -- featuring 250 historical artifacts, as well as sets and costumes from last year's Steven Spielberg movie starring Day-Lewis as the 16th...
  • Loyola sprinters pass test without a glitch

    Loyola sprinters pass test without a glitch
    For those who run relays in track and field, passing the baton can be scarier than a scene from "A Nightmare on Elm Street." Just ask sprinter Morgan Simon of Los Angeles Loyola High. He remembers suddenly dreaming about dropping the baton. "I looked...
  • City Beat: An authority on the presidents at age 5

    City Beat: An authority on the presidents at age 5
    Arden Hayes is 5. He loves Legos and doing flips onto the living room couch. He also loves our nation's presidents. He knows all 44 in order and can tell you something about any one of them. Arden knows a lot about the presidents because he reads a...
  • The 20 greatest Dodgers of all time, No. 17: Branch Rickey

    The 20 greatest Dodgers of all time, No. 17: Branch Rickey
    Beginning April 11, we asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time. You could vote via comment, Facebook, Twitter or email. And vote you did. From then until April 21, when voting closed, we received an amazing 12,231 ballots....
  • Roger Broggie Jr. dies at 73; audio-animatronics whiz for Disney

    Roger Broggie Jr. dies at 73; audio-animatronics whiz for Disney
    The son of Disney's original Imagineer, Roger Broggie Jr. began working for the man he called "Uncle Walt" as a boy in 1950 when he tended the backyard railway at the studio mogul's Holmby Hills home. Broggie was 11 when he and his younger brother,...
  • Richard Nelson Current dies at 100; Lincoln scholar fought distortions of 16th president

    Richard Nelson Current, a prolific and award-winning Abraham Lincoln scholar who for decades was a leader in his field and helped shape a more realistic view of the iconic president, has died of complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 100....