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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • The Sunday Conversation: Martin Amis talks 'Lionel Asbo,' money

    The Sunday Conversation: Martin Amis talks 'Lionel Asbo,' money
    Martin Amis, once dubbed "fiction's angriest writer," continues dissecting the absurdity and excesses of postmodern society in his latest novel, "Lionel Asbo: State of England," which reaches bookstores Aug. 21. The British novelist, 62, recently moved...
  • Yitzhak Shamir dies at 96; former Israeli prime minister

    Yitzhak Shamir dies at 96; former Israeli prime minister
    JERUSALEM — Yitzhak Shamir, the onetime underground Jewish fighter and long-serving Israeli prime minister whose unyielding belief in the right of Jews to all of the biblical Land of Israel often exasperated U.S. policymakers, has died. He was 96....
  • Review: Bernhard Schlink on life, love and duty in 'Summer Lies'

     Review: Bernhard Schlink on life, love and duty in 'Summer Lies'
    -------------------- Summer Lies Stories Bernhard Schlink Pantheon: 240 pp., $25.95 -------------------- In the summer, it isn't easy being German. For a few weeks each year, the famously efficient German work routine grinds to a halt. Relaxation is...
  • Moshe Landau dies at 99; Israeli jurist presided over Adolf Eichmann trial

    Moshe Landau dies at 99; Israeli jurist presided over Adolf Eichmann trial
    Respected Israeli jurist Moshe Landau, who fled Nazi Germany as a young man and later presided over the historic trial of captured war criminal Adolf Eichmann, died Sunday in Jerusalem after a heart attack. He was 99. The former Israeli Supreme Court...
  • Yaffa Yarkoni dies at 86; Israeli singer

    Yaffa Yarkoni dies at 86; Israeli singer
    Yaffa Yarkoni, a singer who entertained Israeli soldiers on the front lines for half a century and later reaped public censure for her outspoken criticism of the military's treatment of Palestinians, died Sundayof Alzheimer's disease in Tel Aviv. She...
  • When time allows, 1992 riots are poignant lesson in L.A. schools

    When time allows, 1992 riots are poignant lesson in L.A. schools
    They were not even born at the time their city erupted in flames, violence and rage against a system that would not convict Los Angeles police officers of brutally beating a black man. But high school students Jiaya Ingram, Ashley Torres and Jessica...
  • Colombia rebels' hostage recalls friendship with wild pig

    Colombia rebels' hostage recalls friendship with wild pig
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- A little wild pig named Josefo, abandoned by his mother, helped keep Sgt. Jose Libardo Forero sane. For nearly 13 years, Forero was one of the "forgotten" hostages held by the leftist rebels known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces...
  • The survivor: Oscar winner Branko Lustig

    The survivor: Oscar winner Branko Lustig
    Mazel tov to the bar mitzvah boy -- 65 years late. Branko Lustig has two Oscars and a slew of film and television production credits, among them "Schindler's List" and "Gladiator" and "Black Hawk Down" and the TV miniseries "War and Remembrance." He...
  • A Conversation: Olympia Dukakis and Charlayne Woodard

    A Conversation: Olympia Dukakis and Charlayne Woodard
    In her solo show "The Night Watcher," Charlayne Woodard talks for nearly two hours, sharing stories about her heartfelt relationships with other people's children. In "Vigil," Morris Panych's 1995 dark comedy, Olympia Dukakis utters but 12 lines during...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Between Shades of Gray' by Ruta Sepetys

    Not Just for Kids: 'Between Shades of Gray' by Ruta Sepetys
    Between Shades of Gray A Novel Ruta Sepetys Philomel: 344 pp., $17.99, ages 12 and up In young adult books about World War II, the Holocaust dominates. But there are lesser-known atrocities that also took place, including during the Soviet...
  • Kristin Scott Thomas and her director talk about their reasons for making ‘Sarah’s Key’

     
    When French filmmaker Gilles Paquet-Brenner set out to make a movie from “Sarah’s Key,” the international best-seller by Tatiana De Rosnay, he saw the chance to make a Holocaust movie that works as a ticking clock thriller – with a...
  • Movie Review: Sarah’s Key

     
    Here's an unconventional French Holocaust drama, a film that plays as a guilty remembrance of a dark corner of French history tucked into a ticking clock thriller. “Sarah's Key” stars Kristin Scott Thomas as Julia, a modern day American...