| Nov 15, 2011
| 12:10 PM
A newly discovered version of recordings made aboard Air Force One in the wake of President John F. Kennedy's assassination is being offered for sale at $500,000, the dealer selling the tape said Tuesday.
This version has never before been heard by the...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 10:30 PM
Few figures in America ever hold serious political power for half a century.
Senators Strom Thurmond and Robert Byrd, as well as Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, are among the few who did. But no one held as much power as J. Edgar Hoover did as...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 8:47 AM
We interview the always candid Washington Capitals and Wizards owner, Ted Leonsis on the state of D.C. sports and media and hear about the many other ventures he is involved in.
Plus Mark checks in with the occupy D.C. protestors (who Mr. Leonsis talks...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:08 PM
It's an honor 48 years overdue. Johnny Brewer is finally getting a certificate of merit from the Dallas Police Department for his actions on November 22nd, 1963.
"Thank you so much for honoring me today. I appreciate it", Brewer said.
If not for...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 1:25 PM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Tom Wicker, the New York Times reporter who covered the assassination of President John F. Kennedy for the paper before moving on to become the Times' Washington bureau chief and a columnist for 25 years, died at his Rochester,...
| Dec 4, 2011
Alfred A. Knopf, $24.95
A crisis of faith prompts a man to begin a journey of self-discovery from Africa to Asia.
The Angel Esmeralda
The first collection of short stories from a...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:28 PM
The Wallace Berman renaissance has been inching along in fits and starts, ever since art historian Merril Greene published the first serious consideration of his work in Artforum in 1978. That essay came two years after his untimely death in 1976, on...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 8:34 PM
NEW YORK -- A Cadillac hearse that carried the body of President John F. Kennedy to Air Force One following his assassination in Dallas was sold at a Scottsdale, Ariz., auction for $160,000.
The car was sold at Barrett-Jackson auction company's annual...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 11:38 AM
A Cadillac hearse that carried the body of President John F. Kennedy to Air Force One following his assassination in Dallas was sold at a Scottsdale, Ariz., auction for $160,000.
That doesn't include fees paid to the auction company, which usually add...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 11:21 AM
Nim Chimpsky, the subject of the documentary Project Nim, wasn't the first chimpanzee to be raised like a human child and taught sign language (that would be Washoe, in the late '60s), nor have all apes taught sign language come to a bad end. Koko, the...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Jorg Dubin wasn't interested in just sitting in the back of an open-top car and waving to the crowd in the Patriots Day Parade.
Dubin, the Laguna Beach artist who made the9/11memorial sculpture in Heisler Park, was among a handful honored in Saturday's...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Take a minute, if you will, to consider the prominence of time travel as a theme in the arts. You don't have to be a brilliant but evil scientist huddled in a secret mountaintop laboratory, rubbing your hands together and cackling with glee as you...