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  • Blair House: Which date bumps Obama?

     
    by Mark Silva When we first heard that President-elect Barack Obama could not move into Blair House, the official guest house for the most valued guests of the White House sitting across the street from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, we were......
  • Tony Blair: Peace 'if people want it'

     
    by Mark Silva Tony Blair, the former British prime minister who was one of President Bush's closest allies in the war in Iraq and paid for it with a loss of his own popularity back home, dropped by the White......
  • We'll save Australia...

     
    by Mark Silva Think of this as the post-Iraq war world. The world in which the Washington-arriving prime minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, made his career in opposition to the government of John Howard, who was a solid ally in......
  • Rush Limbaugh v. Rahm Emanuel: Failing

     
    by Mark Silva Rush Limbaugh has said it before, and he said it again: "I want Barack Obama to fail.'' And for this, Democrats have readily anointed him the "voice of the Republican Party.'' Limbaugh basically speaks for the opposition......
  • Obama's Medals of Freedom: 'Change'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, attempting to spotlight several "agents of change,'' today announced that he will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, on a cast of living and deceased figures...
  • White House: Art in public, private places

     
    by Mark Silva If and when the White House is ready to start tapping out an S-0-S on health care, the president will have Samuel Morse's own telegraph at his disposal. (This, for a president with a personal BlackBerry.) The......
  • Ed Ruscha weighs in on Obamas' taste in art

     
    In his early days, Ed Ruscha painted single words that packed a punch: oof, slam, smash, honk. In the ???80s, he took a subtler approach, floating equivocal phrases in painted skies. Consider ???I Think I???ll...,??? a 1983 piece that has......
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, March 10, 1960

     
    The book Coates is talking about is, of course, "Black Like Me." DARING THE 'HATE STARE' A White Man Turns Negro (This is the first of two exclusive columns on the remarkable story of a white author who turned "Negro" to get the facts on discrimination in...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, March 11, 1960

     
    Deep South's Constant Sullen Hate, Contempt, Sadism Bared (Second of two articles) John Howard Griffin became a Negro by choice. He did it with special pills, ultraviolet ray treatments and vegetable dyes. And he did it with the assurance that when the...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, March 16, 1960

     
    Story of White 'Negro' Fascinated the World If I sound like a numb, it's because I am. I devoted a pair of articles last week to John Howard Griffin, a man with an engrossing story to tell. An author and a native Texan, Griffin -- with the aid of...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, March 17, 1960

     
    Further Reaction to White 'Negro' A $1 bill and a $5 bill found their respective ways through the U.S. mails this week, onto my desk. Both came to me as a result of the articles I printed concerning author John Howard Griffin's masquerade as a Negro in...
  • Australia's change to believe in: Its first female prime minister, Julia Gillard

     
    An attorney, the single woman ousted Kevin Rudd, her onetime close Labor Party ally....