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Political pundit Lawrence O'Donnell, a former writer and producer of "The West Wing," has hosted "The Last Word" on MSNBC for 21/2 years, often kicking up a ruckus for his blunt opinions. What's your connection to L.A.? Are you bicoastal? I live in...
This has been a week in which someone at the Republican National Committee must have said, "Send in the clowns!" Michele Bachmann, Rush Limbaugh and lesser jesters in the GOP circus were just a few fake noses and a seltzer bottle short of performances...
24 FramesKirk Douglas has written a lively new memoir about one of his greatest triumphs. Titled “I Am Spartacus!” it recounts how Douglas helped break the midcentury anti-communist blacklist by secretly hiring Dalton Trumbo to write “Spartacus,&...
Tom Wicker, a former New York Times political reporter, columnist and Washington bureau chief who covered President Kennedy's assassination in Dallas and became part of the news as a mediator during the 1971 Attica prison riot in upstate New York, has...
24 FramesIs it time for me to bury the hatchet with Oscar host Billy Crystal?...
The Fabulous ForumWriters from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Winning with the Yankees is one thing. Winning......
The Daily MirrorOath Era Harvard and Yale, you may have read, withdrew recently from the federal student loan program in protest over the required loyalty oath. Their action meant a substantial sacrifice, involving more than $500,000. It also brought into focus again...
The Daily MirrorâItâs a Letter From Washington.â Jan. 28, 1960: ALGIERS (UPI) âPolice and troops opened fire today on hundreds of Moslems who surged into the streets of the western Algerian city of Mostaganem shouting 'long live De Gaulle.' âThe shooting was...
Jacket CopyThe Los Angeles Times has announced the finalists for its 2009 Book Prizes: for the first time, graphic novels will be in competition for an LA Times Book Prize of their own. There are now 10 competitive categories: biography, current......
In this space a year ago, we published nine editorials over three weeks in which we attempted to analyze the race for the presidency in the context of enduring, essential American values. Where, we asked, does a belief in liberty as the founders...
ROBERT SERVICE is a professor of Russian history at St. Antony's College, Oxford, and author of the recently released "Comrades!: A History of World Communism."WHEN President Bush declared, at Tuesday's dedication of the Victims of Communism Memorial in Washington, that communist regimes had been responsible during the 20th century for taking the lives of 100 million innocent people, he did not so much...
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In his Feb. 26 , Jonah Goldberg provides us with textbook examples of the logical fallacies employed to such good effect by Joseph McCarthy and his minions in the 1950s. I thought we had driven a stake through the heart of McCarthyism, and that Red-...
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