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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Media glamorize Sheen's self-destruction

    Today we are living in a sexually permissive society that worships at the feet of behavioral misfits like Charlie Sheen. All the media outlets have been clamoring around the actor, waiting for him to self-destruct, as they report on his antics in an effort to satisfy the insatiable appetites of a wanton and degenerate public ("Sheen: 'My efforts' helped get pay for 'Men' crew," Web, Tuesday).


  • **FILE** Jane Russell (Associated Press)

    Culture Briefs

    "On Tuesday's World News, ABC's David Wright highlighted actress Jane Russell's 'botched back-alley abortion in high school,' which led her to push 'hard to expand adoption,' but he failed to mention that she described herself as 'vigorously pro-life,' and that she was a conservative activist," writes Matthew Balan at Newsbusters.


  • Jane Russell performs at the Radisson Hotel in Santa Maria, Calif., in 2005. Miss Russell, the stunning star of films in the 1940s and 1950s, died Monday at age 89. (Associated Press/The Santa Maria Times, Aaron Lambert)

    PRUDEN: When Jane Russell came to lunch

    Jane Russell, who died this week at 89, was one of the last grown-ups in Hollywood, from a time when celebrating love of country was not a felony and a conservative Republican was not an endangered California species.


  • Jane Russell performs at the Radisson Hotel in Santa Maria, Calif., in 2005. Miss Russell, the stunning star of films in the 1940s and 1950s, died Monday at age 89. (Associated Press/The Santa Maria Times, Aaron Lambert)

    Film star Jane Russell dies at age 89

    She was the voluptuous pinup girl who set a million male hearts to pounding during World War II, the favorite movie star of a generation of young men long before she'd made a movie more than a handful of them had ever seen.


  • FILE - In this Feb. 1, 1974 file photo, actress Jane Russell, right, poses for pictures with her husband, John Peoples, at their wedding reception in Santa Barbara, Calif. A family member on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 said Russell, stunning star of 1940s and 1950s films, has died at age 89. (AP File Photo)

    Jane Russell, star of '40s and '50s films, dies

    She was the voluptuous pin-up girl who set a million male hearts to pounding during World War II, the favorite movie star of a generation of young men long before she'd made a movie more than a handful of them had ever seen.


  • American Scene

    A doctor convicted in a bombing that nearly killed the chief of the Arkansas Medical Board has been sentenced to life in prison.


  • **FILE** Jane Russell (Associated Press)

    Inside the Beltway

    Movie star Jane Russell will be part of the burgeoning cast for Troopathon 2010, a live broadcast to raise money for care packages for troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.


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