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Han Suyin defiantly straddled two worlds decades before multiculturalism became fashionable. "We must carry ourselves with colossal assurance and say, 'Look at us, the Eurasians!' " the half-Chinese, half-Belgian physician and author whose career swept...
CNNUnlike many stories about powerful Washington figures having secret affairs, the downfall of spy chief David Petraeus goes beyond sex. The scandal surrounding the decorated four-star Army general who once ran the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan involves...
I recently received a flattering note from a discerning Manchester reader, explaining that "you are one of the few reasons we keep buying the Commie Courant." By "Commie Courant," I'm sure he didn't really mean that The Courant was part of the...
David Maraniss, a longtime journalist with The Washington Post, wrote “First In His Class,” a seminal biography of former President Bill Clinton, after winning the 1993 Pulitzer Prize in national reporting for his newspaper stories on Clinton....
KTLA NewsSANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) - A UC Irvine professor pleaded not guilty Wednesday to eight counts of arson that prosecutors claim was part of an elaborate mass murder plot to kill students and administrators son's school after the boy's suicide. Rainer...
A few young ladies will realize their dreams Monday, Aug. 20, when they're crowned Franklin County Fair Queen, Princess or Little Miss, during the annual contests. The Franklin County Fairgrounds, which is off Warm Springs Road, southwest of...
CNNNEW YORK -- Oscar-winning actress Celeste Holm died at her home in New York on Sunday at the age of 95, her niece, Amy Phillips, confirmed. Holm, a star of the Broadway stage and movies, was admitted to New York's Roosevelt Hospital a week ago, but her...
-------------------- Cronkite Douglas Brinkley Harper: 820 pp., $34.99 -------------------- Walter Cronkite was not inclined to introspection, and historian Douglas Brinkley emulates his subject in this thorough biography of the news broadcaster who in...
KTLA NewsAuthor Stephen Covey, whose "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" sold more than 20 million copies, died Monday at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, a hospital spokeswoman said. He was 79. Covey's family issued a statement, reported by CNN...
Writing a presidential biography is a work of selection. When the president in question is as iconic as Abraham Lincoln, the task is arduous. Consider that the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield alone houses 1,600 original...
Cronkite By Douglas Brinkley (Harper, 2012) Judging from the reviews of this book, a lot of people have a fixed idea of Walter Cronkite, one that seems seriously at odds with what the famous newscaster actually represented to millions of people. You...
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