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  • Dallas' Sixth Floor Museum gives bigger picture of JFK assassination

     Dallas' Sixth Floor Museum gives bigger picture of JFK assassination
    DALLAS — It's a site, and sight, both eerie and fascinating. Peering through thick glass, I see a collection of scuffed boxes up against a corner window, the sniper's nest from which Lee Harvey Oswald is said to have shot President John F....
  • Robert Hilburn balances vice and virtue in 'Johnny Cash: The Life'

    Robert Hilburn balances vice and virtue in 'Johnny Cash: The Life'
    There are few figures in the whole of pop music that as conveniently summarize American Identity — how we grapple with virtue and vice, how we labor to be both devoted and free — as Johnny Cash. Biographer Robert Hilburn is deeply aware of his...
  • In death and in life, TV fixated on JFK

    In death and in life, TV fixated on JFK
    As this year's death-obsessed Emmy Awards broadcast took time to mention, Nov. 22 will mark 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The remembrance traveled from Walter Cronkite's announcement of the president's death to a Carrie...
  • Suzanne Somers, expert on nothing

    Suzanne Somers, expert on nothing
    Noted healthcare economist Suzanne Somers received a full screen's worth of valuable Wall Street Journal online space the other day to deliver her judgment on the Affordable Care Act. Before we get to the substance of her argument, let's acknowledge...
  • Watergate's Saturday Night Massacre gets more interesting with age

    Watergate's Saturday Night Massacre gets more interesting with age
    The Saturday Night Massacre was a scorched-earth moment in the Watergate affair. On Oct. 20, 1973, the two highest-ranking members of the Justice Department, Atty. Gen. Elliot L. Richardson and his deputy, William D. Ruckelshaus, quit rather than follow...
  • China's lopsided, slowing economy

    China's lopsided, slowing economy
    There are few things the good people of Shanghai love more than shopping. And there were few shopping centers as luxurious as the city's Jinjiang Dickson Center. When it opened in 1994, the Jinjiang was China's first luxury retail mall, well situated...
  • Why you should ignore 2016 polls for a few more years

    Why you should ignore 2016 polls for a few more years
    There is a new poll out in New Hampshire, the first presidential primary state, but we won’t bother sharing the results for a simple reason: They’re meaningless. Yes, the numbers can influence donors, shape the narrative of the campaign (to...
  • William Sullivan dies at 90; diplomat had key roles in Vietnam, Iran conflicts

    William Sullivan dies at 90; diplomat had key roles in Vietnam, Iran conflicts
    William H. Sullivan, a veteran diplomat who oversaw the "secret war" in Laos, aided in negotiations to end U.S. military involvement in Vietnam and was the last American ambassador to Iran, died Oct. 11, one day before his 91st birthday. Sullivan died...
  • Watergate is worth it, honest

    Watergate is worth it, honest
    One of the commenters on the post "Watergate's Saturday Night Massacre gets more interesting with age" asked: "Why is the liberal/progressive LATs [sic] replaying 40-year-old history?" Here's the answer. First, illustrator Steve Brodner came to The...
  • Review: Gloria Cheng opens Piano Spheres with film composers' fancy

     Review: Gloria Cheng opens Piano Spheres with film composers' fancy
    Even with traffic, the drive from the film studios to the concert halls of downtown L.A. or elsewhere across the city is easily doable. Hollywood composers have always known the way. Still, pianist Gloria Cheng opened the 20th anniversary season of...
  • Miley Cyrus' VMA outfit isn't the year's scariest Halloween costume

    Miley Cyrus' VMA outfit isn't the year's scariest Halloween costume
    In between Obamacare website glitches, and the NSA spying on almost everyone in Europe (if it’s Monday, it must be Spain), and a possible terrorist attack in China’s Tiananmen Square and so on and so forth, there’s also this pressing...