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  • TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire

    TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire
    "Alpha House" (Amazon). Yonder comes the first fruit of Amazon Studios' semi-innovative pilot derby, upon which I reported and opined at length last spring — see here, here and here — marking its arrival as a producer of original streaming...
  • George Zimmerman is granted $9,000 bail in domestic violence case

    George Zimmerman is granted $9,000 bail in domestic violence case
    George Zimmerman, who was thrust into the national spotlight after he shot and killed an unarmed black teenager, was granted bail on Tuesday in connection with a domestic violence case involving his girlfriend. Seminole County Judge Fred Schott set bail...
  • Not right the first time, Lincoln wrote this Gettysburg Address twice

    Not right the first time, Lincoln wrote this Gettysburg Address twice
    There will be no shortage of events marking Tuesday's 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, but one of the most surprising ones will take place hundreds of miles from where Abraham Lincoln delivered his historic and mercifully brief speech: at...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' on Fox

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The African Americans: Many Rivers...
  • JFK, a presidency on a pedestal

    JFK, a presidency on a pedestal
    Fifty years after the death of John F. Kennedy, there's no mystery about why his brief presidency remains an object of fascination: It was glamorous, photogenic, and cut short by an assassination that still seems an insoluble puzzle. Compared to the full-...
  • The Gettysburg Address: Much noted and long remembered

     The Gettysburg Address: Much noted and long remembered
    The celebration of the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address offers an opportunity not simply to memorialize an extraordinary speech; it provides a model and a mirror for writing and speechmaking today. "It's only words": This phrase...
  • Justice Clarence Thomas relaxes, chats at conservative law dinner

    Justice Clarence Thomas relaxes, chats at conservative law dinner
    WASHINGTON — During Supreme Court arguments, Justice Clarence Thomas sits mute, not asking a single question while his colleagues on the bench jockey to get in the next interrogatory. But this week, in front of 1,300 adoring conservative lawyers...
  • Supreme Court's Clarence Thomas opens up during conservative gala

    Supreme Court's Clarence Thomas opens up during conservative gala
    WASHINGTON -- During Supreme Court arguments, Justice Clarence Thomas sits mute, not asking a single question while his colleagues on the bench jockey to get in the next interrogatory. But late Thursday night, in front of 1,300 adoring conservative...
  • Navy cancels $200 million in contracts with firm amid port scandal

    Navy cancels $200 million in contracts with firm amid port scandal
    The Navy has canceled more than $200 million in contracts with a Singapore-based company at the center of a spiraling scandal involving accusations of bribery and leaking of confidential information. The Navy terminated "for cause" three contracts worth...
  • Watch Bill O'Reilly, Louis C.K. and more recite Gettysburg Address

    Watch Bill O'Reilly, Louis C.K. and more recite Gettysburg Address
    To comemmorate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's delivery of the Gettysburg Address, Ken Burns and PBS have teamed up to channel your fifth-grade social studies teacher and challenge Americans everywhere to memorize and recite that famous...
  • Masterpieces of literature get a new look at the Huntington Library

    Masterpieces of literature get a new look at the Huntington Library
    One of the great cultural jewels of the West is back, with a wonderful new polish. When the Huntington Library in San Marino reopened its main exhibition hall on Friday for a special press preview after a 17-month renovation, you could almost feel the...