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  • Obama White House gets really big pink ribbon for breast cancer awareness (photos here)

     
    Workers at the White House hoisted something unusual in the front of the grand entrance to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Monday -- a massive pink ribbon. Running the length of the columns in front of the presidential residence, the dramatic ribbon......
  • Theater review: 'Mercy Warren's Tea' at the Odyssey Theatre

     
    And you thought the founding fathers had all the fun. Jovanka Bach’s “Mercy Warren’s Tea,” now at the Odyssey, presents Revolution politics as full-on catfight. Massachusetts, 1783: Mrs. Warren (Donna Luisa Guinan), whose satirical plays roused...
  • Presidential decorating, for better or worse, in 'Dream House: The White House as an American Home'

     
    From the moment in 1800 when John and Abigail Adams moved into a still-unfinished Georgian residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to the day in March when Michelle Obama began tilling a vegetable garden on the South Lawn, the White House has been many...
  • TV Review: 'John Adams'

    TV Review: 'John Adams'
    HBO's "John Adams" does its viewers a great service in depicting the sometimes ugly reality of the early years of the United States. It also features several great performances, including Paul Giamatti in the title role, and its period details are spot-...
  • John Adams sweeps Emmys; Mad Men basic cables first win in drama

    ‘John Adams’ sweeps Emmys; ‘Mad Men’ basic cable’s first win in drama
    Freshmen television cable series showed up their more established broadcast brethren at the 60th annual Emmy Awards on Sunday, underscoring cable's expanding role as the home of critically acclaimed programming. Amid a ceremony intent on casting back...
  • Defense Secretary Robert Gates Touts Public Service During Often Humorous Commencement Speech At UW

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates Touts Public Service During Often Humorous Commencement Speech At UW
    Timely jokes and a call for public service highlighted the commencement speech by Secretary of Defense Roberts Gates at the University of Washington Saturday. Protesters who tried to disrupt the speech were removed quickly by police and Secretary Gates...
  • "Abigail Adams" by Woody Holton

    "Abigail Adams" by Woody Holton
    "Abigail Adams" By Woody Holton Free Press, 483 pages, $30 Absence may make the heart grow fonder, and the marriage founder, but for President John Adams and Abigail Smith Adams, the periods apart bonded them together-- and has been a boon for...