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Spin CycleThe Albany drama might have seemed to fit on the Court TV or SciFi channels. But Mr. Madore gives us an episode for the History Channel when he tells us that Gov. David A. Paterson invoked Martin Van Buren,......
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The eye's, the nose, the ears. For months local artist David Adickes has been spent over 200 hours thinking about it all. He's refining what we first showed you back in December. It was a model for a bust of President Obama. It will be the 43rd bust...
Chicago TribuneBy the middle of 1847, Chicago had shaken off much of the transient appearance of a frontier settlement and was attracting attention as an up-and-coming city. In July, 20,000 visitors from across the nation streamed into Chicago--population 16,000--for...
South Florida Sun-SentinelThe Inaugural Ceremony Inaugurations are organized by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. All presidents must be sworn in, which involves taking the oath of the office. The oath is listed in Article II of the U.S. Constitution: "I...
Zap2It.comGlenn Ford, the rangy, laconic actor who in a long and prolific career in films and television portrayed characters from gallant leading men to saddle tramps, died Wednesday. He was 90. Ford, a top box-office draw in the 1950s whose career spanned more...
TIMES FILM CRITICWednesday December 10, 1997 While it's tempting but unfair to see him as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Steven Spielberg does have a split in his filmmaking personality. The work of America's most successful director has in recent years alternated between...
TIMES STAFF WRITERWednesday December 24, 1997 In all seriousness, "The Education of Little Tree" would have been a perfect vehicle for Mary Pickford. Just change its adorable little half-white, half-Native American hero to a heroine. Silent film is so much...
Times Staff WriterMargot Kidder is back, looking far too young and beautiful to be the mother of a 30-year-old son, and giving a beguiling performance as an easygoing parent in Stephen Kijak's skittish "Never Met Picasso." It's a wry comedy, decidedly on the callow side,...
Tribune staff reporterBurnham Hotel: Daniel Burnham, a visionary architect and urban planner, was the chief of construction and director of works of the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893 and co-author of the far-sighted 1909 Plan of Chicago. Carson Pirie Scott &...
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