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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Denied a Medal of Honor, a worthy soldier finds out why decades later

    Denied a Medal of Honor, a worthy soldier finds out why decades later
    Using an ammo crate as a chair and an Army tent as his office, Pfc. John "Mac" MacFarland set up his typewriter and began to write. It was the sweltering summer of 1969, about a month after the fierce battle of Tam Ky in South Vietnam. MacFarland had...
  • Vienna Philharmonic confronts its past, is doing just fine in present

    Vienna Philharmonic confronts its past, is doing just fine in present
    BERKELEY — The Vienna Philharmonic is an orchestra that has always been gripped by as well as in the grip of history — the history of Western music, of which it has played a significant part, and the history of Vienna, of which it has also...
  • In Ukraine, the jobless and aimless replace the revolutionaries

    In Ukraine, the jobless and aimless replace the revolutionaries
    KIEV, Ukraine — Jackbooted young men in World War I helmets patrol the muddy sidewalk in front of the parliament building, their chapped hands wrapped around clubs and ax handles, their black-and-crimson armbands telling of allegiances to the far...
  • I got 30 months in prison. Why does Leon Panetta get a pass?

     I got 30 months in prison. Why does Leon Panetta get a pass?
    The confirmation in December that former CIA Director Leon Panetta let classified information slip to "Zero Dark Thirty" screenwriter Mark Boal during a speech at the agency headquarters should result in a criminal espionage charge if there is any truth...
  • As 'Grand Budapest Hotel' opens, a look at Wes Anderson's other films

    As 'Grand Budapest Hotel' opens, a look at Wes Anderson's other films
    The release of a new Wes Anderson film has been a highly anticipated event among the quirky filmmaker's fans ever since his breakout success "Rushmore" in 1998. "The Grand Budapest Hotel," which is debuting in four theaters in New York and Los Angeles...
  • Review: Premise defeats 'War of the Worlds: Goliath'

     Review: Premise defeats 'War of the Worlds: Goliath'
    "War of the Worlds: Goliath" sets its 3-D animation against an alternate reality — one in which a Martian invasion at the beginning of World War I forces Earthlings of all nationalities to form a united front. The 3-D notwithstanding, the film reeks...
  • Jordi Savall connects cultures in 'Bal-Kan: Honey and Blood'

     Jordi Savall connects cultures in 'Bal-Kan: Honey and Blood'
    Master of the viol, Jordi Savall is also a master joiner. His specialty is a narrow-seeming one, his six-stringed instrument's heyday having been the 16th and early 17th centuries when the viol was second in popularity only to the lute. Viol repertory...
  • Civilians trained to fire Ft. MacArthur’s guns

     
    Members of the Progressive Business Club of Long Beach load 12-inch mortar during training of civilians at Ft. MacArthur....
  • John Marshall High wins round of Academic Decathlon

    John Marshall High wins round of Academic Decathlon
    The school motto Veritas Vincit translates as "truth conquers" and in the case of John Marshall High School, so do wits. The Los Angeles Unified School District named the nine-member team this year's winner of its annual Academic Decathlon on Friday...
  • Livermore National Lab faulted over Lusitania project

    Livermore National Lab faulted over Lusitania project
    Nearly a century after a German torpedo sunk the passenger liner Lusitania, killing nearly 1,200 people, a story about the World War I attack has sent a torpedo of sorts into the belly of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The Energy Department's...
  • History channel will look at 'World Wars' with six-part series

    History channel will look at 'World Wars' with six-part series
    History's next big miniseries will be titled "World Wars," and as the name suggests, it'll be looking at the 30-year span of time that saw World War I and World War II. History announced the project Wednesday and revealed that the six-part series will...