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President Obama's top economist, in her final speech before stepping down Friday, urged Congress to "find the will and wisdom" to spend more money to create jobs — even though lawmakers' appetite for new government spending has waned ahead of November's elections.
A "quiet revolution" is under way in the United States. Little by little, without much argument or dissent - indeed, with the cheerful complicity of a large, bipartisan group of legislators and policymakers - the American way of education is shifting from towns, cities and states toward the federal government and centralization.
On Wednesday afternoon at the National Press Club, The Washington Times conducted an interview with the film-making team of the Hugo Chavez documentary "South of the Border": director Oliver Stone and writers Mark Weisbrot and Tariq Ali.
Oliver Stone has long has been one of America's best-known and controversial directors, making films lionizing Fidel Castro and Yasser Arafat. But the director of "World Trade Center," "JFK" and "Platoon" has taken up a new cause - Venezuela's Hugo Chavez.
Webb call for end to skyrocketing incarceration rates.
No child is left behind on Ken Burns' new documentary series, "The National Parks: America's Best Idea," which is 12 hours long and began airing last week. .
His experience with racial discrimination led Rep. Mike Honda, California Democrat, to fight for every American's civil rights and ultimately brought him to Congress in 2001.
Through Aug. 28, the National Press Club is hosting a special exhibit from ChildFund International, a 70-year-old children's aid-and-empowerment organization. The exhibit is showcasing handmade toys crafted by children from around the world from debris and discarded materials.
Jeanne Viner Bell, who left her mark on Washington´s communications and public relations communities, died May 21 in Los Angeles. She was 85.