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  • CBS makes it official: Gayle King, Charlie Rose are network's new, best hope in mornings

    CBS makes it official: Gayle King, Charlie Rose are network's new, best hope in mornings
    CBS made it official Tuesday: Charlie Rose and Gayle King will be the latest in a long, long line of TV personalities tasked with lifting CBS out of last place in the mornings. Walter Cronkite and the puppet Charlemagne couldn't do it. Diane Sawyer...
  • The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night

    The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night
    "TV is a vast wonderland. There's no place like TV. Except for HBO, it's not TV." That was the opening lyric sung by Jane Lynch, and it left me ice cold. It didn't work as a show tune, and it failed worse in its attempt to cut it as both salute and...
  • Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the history buff

    Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the history buff
    It's a great time to be a history buff, with the 150th anniversary of the Civil War upon us. And there are plenty of other ways to delight history lovers with unique gifts. 1. Tour the United States Naval Academy through black and white photography,...
  • Baltimore sneak preview of PBS film on War of 1812 tailored to local audience

    Baltimore sneak preview of PBS film on War of 1812 tailored to local audience
    Random "Jay Walk"ers interviewed by Jay Leno doubtless have forgotten the War of 1812, if indeed they learned about it at all, but Marylanders know all about it, don't we? Let's see, there's the (original) British Invasion, Fort McHenry, Francis Scott...
  • Preview of PBS film on 'War of 1812' in Baltimore Monday night

    Preview of PBS film on 'War of 1812' in Baltimore Monday night
    A preview of "The War of 1812," a documentary scheduled to debut on PBS next month, will be held in Baltimore Monday night at Landmark Theatres Harbor East Cinema. The film, is produced by WNED-TV, a public television station in Buffalo, and Florentine...
  • Nora Lee Scanlan

    Nora Lee Scanlan
    Nora Lee Scanlan, a retired Howard County public school guidance counselor and newspaper columnist, died Sept. 22 of breast cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. She was 71. Born in Seattle and raised in St. Paul, Minn., Ms. Scanlan was a 1958...
  • September 21: Fall travel guide

    Fall getaways Check out these great getaways for the fall, including a mouthwatering weekend at the NYC Food Film Festival and a "Dirty Dancing" themed stay at Mountain Lake Hotel. Harpoon Octoberfest If you can't afford the trip to Munich to toss...
  • BSO takes a new approach to the holidays

    BSO takes a new approach to the holidays
    A bevy of Santas will not tap-dance their way into Rockette-style formations onstage to help the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra celebrate the Christmas season this year. That cute tradition, and the rest of the Holiday Spectacular presented by the BSO...
  • A former Baraka Boy pleads guilty to drug conspiracy

    A 13-year-old Romesh Vance sat on a Baltimore carousel eight years ago, spinning slowly as he predicted his future. "I think all our lives [are] going to be bad now," he said. The statement was captured on camera by the documentary filmmakers...
  • Oft overlooked Battle of North Point again slighted by PBS documentary

    Despite its promotion by The Sun last week, the recent PBS television program about the War of 1812 once again ignored the Battle of North Point, which was fought in 1814 around the area of what is now Dundalk-Edgemere. This seemed like a deliberate...
  • Disappointing PBS documentary on the War of 1812

    The Public Broadcasting Service recently presented a two-hour documentary on the War of 1812, the so-called "forgotten war." Well, they forgot to include the Battle of North Point, one of the few land battles the Americans won against the British....
  • Battle of North Point a win or loss? Take your pick

    A recent letter to the Sun by Martin K. Van Horn ("PBS documentary on War of 1812 was flawed," Oct. 14) and an article by Fred Rasmussen ("War of 1812 turned at North Point," Oct. 23) complained that PBS's documentary on the War of 1812 failed to cover...