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  • 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...
  • Baltimore filmmaker shines light on Islamic art

    Baltimore filmmaker shines light on Islamic art
    Matters of faith continue to divide people in dreadful ways, but there has always been at least one thing that religions have in common — the urge to express belief through art. That's a point driven home in a sumptuous 90-minute documentary by...
  • Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

    Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92
    Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced. A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
  • Accordion: Not just for polkas anymore, say fans

    Accordion: Not just for polkas anymore, say fans
    Blame it on Lawrence Welk. If you're unfamiliar with that name, members of the American Accordionists' Association will give you an extra-warm welcome to their festival in Baltimore this week. Accordionists in this country have long struggled with the...
  • Here's where to go for the best GOP convention TV

    Here's where to go for the best GOP convention TV
    Forget the broadcast networks of ABC, NBC and CBS. And forget PBS, too, unless you are part of the minority that doesn't have cable or online access. Public television simply doesn't have the resources any longer to do any kind of original, first-rate...
  • Lincoln Culinary Institute is training ground for chefs

    Lincoln Culinary Institute is training ground for chefs
    Celebrity chefs are all the rage these days, thanks to the "miracle" of the Food Network and its ilk, even PBS. Of course, like actors and professional athletes, not everyone makes it to star status. And, indeed, there are plenty of workers in the...
  • HBO's Baltimore productions 'VEEP,' 'Game Change' get some solid Emmy notice

    HBO's Baltimore productions 'VEEP,' 'Game Change' get some solid Emmy notice
    UPDATES WITH MORE BALTIMORE NOMINEES: HBO's Baltimore productions "VEEP"  and "Game Change" got some solid Emmy notice with the comedy earning a best actress nomination for Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the made-for-TV movie about the 2008 presidential election...
  • 'History Detectives' probes origins of slide found by Severna Park woman

    'History Detectives' probes origins of slide found by Severna Park woman
    From her push-up bra to her square-cut bangs, the woman in the photograph is somehow both squeaky-clean and, in a sexual sense, a little bit dirty. Her undergarments are crafted from black lace. She's wearing 7-inch platform heels and an utterly unforced...
  • Structure found in Md. may be linked to man who inspired 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'

    Structure found in Md. may be linked to man who inspired 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'
    Archaeologists have discovered what they think are remains of a barn or blacksmith workshop in North Bethesda that could date to the days of Josiah Henson, a former slave whose autobiography inspired the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Looking for evidence of...
  • Forget debate moderating; what Bob Schieffer really wants is a battle of the bands

    Forget debate moderating; what Bob Schieffer really wants is a battle of the bands
    It's been a very good couple of days for CBS journalist Bob Schieffer. He had the first interview with the Romney-Ryan ticket in the Sunday night showcase of "60 Minutes"and handled it well. And then, it was announced Monday that he would be one of the...
  • Chelsea Clinton back on 'Rock Center' with another lame report

    Chelsea Clinton back on 'Rock Center' with another lame report
    The learning curve for Chelsea Clinton, special correspondent, continues to bend in the wrong direction. Clinton's Wednesday night report on chain restaurants that donate leftover food to charity was slightly better than her previous efforts. But only...
  • Cherishing and celebrating our 175th year with you

    Cherishing and celebrating our 175th year with you
    I was just beginning my career at The Sun when the paper (and, yes, it was just a paper then) marked its 150th anniversary. Everything seemed startlingly new to me, and the festivities around May 17, 1987, were a heady part of that. Twenty-five years...