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  • Frederic J. Gaynor dies at 74; child model for Daisy air rifle

    As a youngster, Frederic J. Gaynor was the rosy-cheeked boy in rolled-up jeans cradling the popular Daisy air rifle. His all-American image in advertisements on the back covers of Boys' Life magazine, comic books and other publications helped make the rifle a staple on the Christmas lists of countless baby boomers in the 1950s.
  • Times critics on Anthony Minghella's movies

    Times critics on Anthony Minghella's movies
    Times film critics on a few of Anthony Minghella's most memorable movies: "The English Patient" (Nov. 15, 1996) "Love in the extremes of wartime. Love in a dangerous, unstable universe where questions of nationality and betrayal predominate. Love that...

    Virginia: Follow Lincoln (and 'Lincoln') in Richmond, Petersburg

    Virginia: Follow Lincoln (and 'Lincoln') in Richmond, Petersburg
    RICHMOND, Va. — Below the spaghetti-works of Interstate 95, beside a canal where excursion boats are the only watercraft, I try to imagine a group of African American workers on the day after Union soldiers brought freedom to Richmond. They were...