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Berlin Wall's Fall (1989)

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  • Sarajevo with tears: Another walk down Logavina Street

     
    Barbara Demick says that" real Sarajevans don’t like to talk about the war," but her book, "Logavina Street," follows the lives of a small community during the conflict. It has been re-released, with additional materials, commemorating the 20th...
  • Dipping into the pools of Berlin

    Dipping into the pools of Berlin
    BERLIN - The indelible image of the former East German Olympic female swimmer: big, burly and unbeatable. After the Berlin Wall fell, former swimming coaches confirmed that the freakishly masculine women had taken steroids under the Stasi-run sports...
  • Smith: Rohrabacher is just being true to beliefs

    In my life, I have watched a man walk on the moon, seen the fall of the Berlin Wall, and observed America twice elect a black man to the presidency. In Hawaii in 1999, I saw a chicken cross the road, and several years ago on Highway 152 in Northern...
  • Slain diplomat from River Forest was a girl with an adventurous mind

     Slain diplomat from River Forest was a girl with an adventurous mind
    Before she was a young U.S. foreign service officer stationed in Afghanistan, before she and others were blown up by a bomb, before she was eulogized at Fenwick High School on Tuesday, Anne Smedinghoff was a girl. The temptation now is to see her only...
  • Can books about the fall of the Berlin Wall illuminate Egypt's protests?

    Can books about the fall of the Berlin Wall illuminate Egypt's protests?
  • Christa Wolf dies at 82; celebrated German writer

    Christa Wolf dies at 82; celebrated German writer
    Christa Wolf, one of Germany's most celebrated writers for her depictions of life in the former communist East, but who was later damaged by revelations she collaborated with its secret police, has died. She was 82. Wolf died Thursday in Berlin,...
  • Lawrence S. Eagleburger dies at 80; former secretary of State

    Lawrence S. Eagleburger, the wisecracking, chain-smoking diplomat who charmed both Republicans and Democrats, handled tense assignments during the first Persian Gulf War and rose up the ranks to become secretary of State toward the end of President George...
  • Suspicious minds: why doping always is on mine

    Suspicious minds: why doping always is on mine
    One day at the 1997 World Track and Field Championships in Athens, Greece, the Sunday Times of London writer David Walsh asked me if I were writing about doping in every story. This was a few years before Walsh published two books about Lance Armstrong,...
  • German author Christa Wolf has died

     
    Christa Wolf, a significant voice in German literature, has died....
  • Steve Daley, a memorial tribute in his own words

     
    If you haven't seen the obits (Tribune, Sun-Times) former Tribune columnist Steve Daley died Sunday at age 62. The news was unexpected and very sad. He was smart, funny, kind and generous, as much fun to back-fence with as he......
  • 'Chuck' recap: An old friend drops by for a visit

     
    Season 2’s “Chuck Versus the Seduction” was one of my favorite episodes of that season and maybe one of the best episodes “Chuck” has ever done. The sense of fun that emanated from that episode helped make the second season.....
  • Egypt on threshold of history

     
    There are some days when my commentary beat -- local/regional/Florida news -- simply gets swallowed up by larger events. This is one of those days. In this age of instant information, it's impossible to be human and not get engrossed......