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Jack Burden and "the Boss" — the protagonists of Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer-Prize winning 1946 novel, "All the King's Men," and two subsequent cinematic interpretations — are back. They'll be blasting through Screen on the Green's projector this evening during a free showing of Robert Rossen's 1949 film, which won the Best Picture Oscar. The movie starts at sundown (about 8 p.m.), but the lawn on the Mall (between Fourth and Seventh streets Northwest) begins to fill as early as 5 p.m. 877/262-5866.
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In my four decades in the radio business, I've closely watched — and often played an active role in — the evolution of audio entertainment. But nothing I've touched though has come close to changing the consumer experience in the way I expect the recent announcement from Sirius and XM to offer a la carte programming following our merger will.
I am moved occasionally to bestow Rosemond's Awfully Ludicrous Parenting Honor — my uncoveted RALPH award — upon some hapless person or entity who has done something truly nonsensical concerning children. As in the present case, potential recipients are often nominated by readers.
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