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  • 'Fugitive Days: Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist,' by Bill Ayers

    'Fugitive Days: Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist,' by Bill Ayers
    Fugitive Days Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist Bill Ayers With a New Afterword by the Author Beacon Press: 316 pp., $15 paper With time running out on his bid for the White House, John McCain used the final presidential debate to play his Bill Ayers...
  • Writers and editors

    Writers and editors George MacDonald Fraser, 82; author of the "Flashman" series of historical adventure novels (Jan. 2) Gilbert A. Harrison, 92; editor of the New Republic, helped launch new talent (Jan. 3) Philip Agee, 72; former CIA official wrote...
  • Cappies Review: Working at East Ridge High School

    Under a societal microscope, we find that the seemingly monotonous workings of everyday occupations are quite intriguing, sometimes for that very monotony. Working is the voice of those who are behind our country, the nameless laborers of each day....
  • Former 'Friend' David Schwimmer tries deeper waters

    Former 'Friend' David Schwimmer tries deeper waters
    AFTER the insane fame and wealth of "Friends," David Schwimmer is back to what he considers to be his essence -- trying to make it as a working actor-writer-director, albeit one who never again has to worry about making it. It's a nice life, if also an...
  • Studs Terkel and the FBI

     
    In the 1930s, Studs Terkel applied to the FBI to be a fingerprint guy -- maybe if he'd gotten the job, we would have had "CSI: Studs Terkel." But the FBI turned him away and in 1945 began surveillance that......
  • Up close with a local legend and national treasure

     
    The late Studs Terkel's long-time colleague Sydney Lewis narrates: Working With Studs – A Transom Radio Special (mp3)More information on the documentary....
  • Everyday Joe TV catches fire -- with help from the Cable Guy, Sarah Palin and Kate Gosselin

     
    Had it up to here with the Kardashians, Tori and Dean, Kirstie Alley, Giuliana and BIll and dozens of other celebrities giving you a "fly-on-the-wall" view into their fabulous lives? There's plenty more where that came from on networks' development......
  • Geraldine Brooks to receive the Dayton Literary Peace Prize's lifetime achievement award

     
    On Thursday, the organizers of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize announced that this year's lifetime achievement award will be presented to Geraldine Brooks. The Australian journalist-turned-novelist has written about war as both fact and fiction. Her...
  • Capturing the sounds of the city

    Tim Joyce could stand here for hours, before this mountain of metal bits and slats, a long conveyor belt rising tall behind it, feeding the dark hill a never-ceasing cascade of flotsam. The metal falls and clanks, falls and clanks, falls and clanks,...
  • Celebrating all weekend

    Events are planned Friday through Sunday. FRIDAY Grand opening evening at Jay Pritzker Pavilion. 5 to 7:30 p.m Pathway Performances, including: The Downtown Sound (polka); Farm Crew (hip-hop); Hedwig Dances with Erwin Helfer (improvisational blues and...