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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Under the spell of Highclere Castle and 'Downton Abbey'

    Under the spell of Highclere Castle and 'Downton Abbey'
    NEWBURY, England — He is a farmer, she says, and she is a farmer's wife. They are active in their community. She writes a bit on the side, her writing room only recently having been wired for electricity. On my recent visit to her home, she was...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Grimm' on NBC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Grimm' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Carrie Diaries In this...
  • For the best in bowls, the subject is Roses

    For the best in bowls, the subject is Roses
    The Rose Bowl was born a year before the flight at Kitty Hawk and was still kicking last year as Endeavor crawled through the streets of Los Angeles on the way to its final resting spot. Between the Rose's first bloom in 1902 and this year's 100th game,...
  • Skirmishes flare over WWI centennial plans

    Skirmishes flare over WWI centennial plans
    FOLKESTONE, England — The war that was supposed to end all wars didn't. But who knew it would still be causing skirmishes nearly a century later? As Europe prepares to mark the 100th anniversary next year of the outbreak of World War I, clashes...
  • The Week in Pictures | December 16 – 22, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marks an end of an era in the Southland as Hollywood Park will turn out the light for good. In it's heyday, celebrities such as Cary Grant, Lucille Ball and Fred Astaire would linger...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 19, 2013

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, boats cruise through Newport Harbor in Newport Beach during the first night of the 105th annual Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights. The five-day event's 2013 theme is “Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree.&#...
  • TV This Week Dec. 15 - 21: 'I Love Lucy Christmas Special' on CBS

    TV This Week Dec. 15 - 21: 'I Love Lucy Christmas Special' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY Had your fill of holiday movies? Too...
  • Theater review: 'The Steward of Christendom' leans too much on words

     Theater review: 'The Steward of Christendom' leans too much on words
    Whatever form Irish novelist and playwright Sebastian Barry happens to be working in, you can be sure that he will be drunk with language. Words make him swoon. He loves the way they sound and slide off each other, the singsong rhythms they fall into...
  • Anita Shreve's 'Stella Bain' an improbable mystery woman

    Anita Shreve's 'Stella Bain' an improbable mystery woman
    There's no doubt that public education has neglected World War I, with history teachers squeezing in a few lectures before launching into succeeding conflicts. Literature has been kinder to the Great War, offering many opportunities to remedy that...
  • Review: Benjamin Britten's 'War Requiem' young again at Disney Hall

    Review: Benjamin Britten's 'War Requiem' young again at Disney Hall
    Art has yet to stop war from exercising its horrifying folly. Still we try. Premiered a half-century ago, Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem" remains in wide currency, and with the anniversary of the British composer's 100th birthday having been Friday,...
  • John Kerry isn't Neville Chamberlain; he's John Lennon

    John Kerry isn't Neville Chamberlain; he's John Lennon
    Is John F. Kerry the 21st century’s Neville Chamberlain? And is it true that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it? Certainly that’s what critics of the nuclear deal with Iran that the secretary of State helped...