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A poem by the late writer Carl Sandburg that appears to have been previously unknown has turned up in the archives of the University of Illinois.
Two-time Academy Award winning director Steven Spielberg expressed a sense of humility Monday as he delivered the keynote address during ceremonies to mark the 149th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address."
With his new film about the 16th president in theaters, two-time Academy Award winning director Steven Spielberg was to make the keynote address during ceremonies that celebrate the 149th anniversary of "The Gettysburg Address."
Heeeeeere’s Frankenstorm. All bets are off. Television editors and reporters and some of our flightiest politicians have abandoned the presidential campaign for more frightful stuff. They’re determined, as usual, to make something bad a lot worse.
It is easy to see why Erik Larson's chilling book "In the Garden of Beasts" has zoomed to the top of best-seller lists. It is a compelling read. The ominous title refers to Berlin's Central Park, the Tiergarten, which means "animal garden," and hearkens back to the days when it served as a royal hunting preserve.
We've all become so used to the quick march of technological innovation that it is salutary for readers to be reminded by this evocative and marvelously detailed book that the age of passenger jet air travel is only a little more than half a century old.