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  • Walter Camp's Off-Side: A Tarnished Football Legacy

    Walter Camp's Off-Side: A Tarnished Football Legacy
    The single most significant sports figure in Connecticut history — despite a recent run by Geno Auriemma and his Huskies — is Walter Camp of New Haven and Yale University, known accurately for more than a century as the "father of American...
  • The Great White Fleet comes to Hampton Roads

     The Great White Fleet comes to Hampton Roads
    In the long, often spectacular history of Hampton Roads, few sights can match the epic scene that unfolded in the waters off Old Point Comfort in early December 1907. Trailing long vees of white water and giant plumes of black smoke, battleship after...
  • The truth about football

    Football periodically faces extinction, but never has the game been enveloped in a crisis as odd as the current one. Just when the game plays safer than at any time in its 144-year history, its critics threaten to make the game history. Sportswriter Frank...
  • The long shadow of William Mulholland

     The long shadow of William Mulholland
    One hundred years after its opening, the Los Angeles Aqueduct continues to cast a long shadow over the rough and tumble of California water policy. The arrival of water from the Owens Valley made the modern city possible. But it also reshaped Los...
  • LAUSD halts home use of iPads for students after devices hacked

    LAUSD halts home use of iPads for students after devices hacked
    Following news that students at a Los Angeles high school had hacked district-issued iPads and were using them for personal use, district officials have halted home use of the Apple tablets until further notice. It took exactly one week for nearly 300...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in Woodrow Wilson Biopic

    Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in Woodrow Wilson Biopic
    Warner Bros. has picked up feature rights to A. Scott Berg's "Wilson" biography and set it up with Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way banner as a potential starring vehicle for the "Great Gatsby" actor. Producers on the project are DiCaprio and his producing...
  • On Obama, Teddy Roosevelt, and the not-so-fierce urgency of maybe next term

    "What's happened to the American deal that says, you know, we are focused on building a strong middle class? That is not a left or right position. That is an American position." That was Barack Obama on "60 Minutes" last Sunday. I couldn't agree more....
  • Mark Russell

    President Obama went to a little town in Kansas and held a political event, which we'll call "Occupy Osawatomie." Why Osawatomie? Theodore Roosevelt delivered a speech there in 1910 and President Obama likes to identify with Teddy when he is not...
  • Steven Spielberg, Doris Kearns Goodwin reteam for 'Bully Pulpit'

    DreamWorks is heading back to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. A year after Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" became a box office hit and award-season favorite, the filmmaker's DreamWorks Studios has announced plans to make another presidential drama -- and based on...
  • Teddy Roosevelt-William Howard Taft Tome 'Bully Pulpit' Heading For Big Screen At DreamWorks

    DreamWorks Studios has closed a preemptive deal to re-team on an American historical drama, acquiring film rights to Doris Kearns Goodwin's soon-to-be-released book "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of...
  • Corporate citizenship a dying concept

    PARIS -- One of the interesting questions that resulted from the Supreme Court decision in the Citizens United case in 2010, which assigned political personhood to corporations, is whether this corporate personhood carries responsibilities. It used to, in...
  • North Dakota oil boom brings worry to Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    WASHINGTON — On a stretch of ranchland nestled in the North Dakota Badlands, under dark, star-filled night skies, serene landscape and solitude, Theodore Roosevelt formed his strong conservationist ideals more than a century ago. But the night...