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AP Television WriterCBS newsman Mike Wallace, the dogged, merciless reporter and interviewer who took on politicians, celebrities and other public figures in a 60-year career highlighted by the on-air confrontations that helped make “60 Minutes” the most...
One of Chicago's treasures is the microfilm archive of alternative newspapers housed in Harold Washington Library. I'm particularly fond of exploring the Seed, the Chicago periodical that helped Mayor Richard J. Daley's less loyal subjects prepare for the...
As a girl, Mollie Michala Lyman, created paper dolls with custom wardrobes, illustrated her own daily newspaper and drew with crayons on an iron radiator because she liked the way the colors melted in the heat. "Even as a child she was unconventional,"...
The name and photograph of Lee Kish of Fanwood, N.J., recently appeared on the front page of this newspaper. He is presumed to be innocent until proven guilty. According to information from police contained in news reports, last month Kish fired a gun...
Is the Republican Party toast? You would think so, listening to the political analysts and strategists, including those who prepared a harshly critical self-appraisal for the Republican National Committee. The contention that the GOP should be changed to...
Change of SubjectFrom this summer's concert at FitzGerald's in honor of Earl Pionke's -- the Earl of Old Town: Video description: One of the evening's major hits was Eddie Holstein, modestly self-proclaimed 1970s Folk Legend. Eddie teaches at Chicago's Old Town School.......
George S. McGovern, an icon of American liberalism who campaigned for the White House with moral fervor against President Richard M. Nixon and the Vietnam War but lost in a thundering landslide, has died. He was 90. McGovern died Sunday morning while...
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-------------------- Cronkite Douglas Brinkley Harper: 820 pp., $34.99 -------------------- Walter Cronkite was not inclined to introspection, and historian Douglas Brinkley emulates his subject in this thorough biography of the news broadcaster who in...
Pits and pieces from the local sports scene. Library to display exhibition of baseball memorabilia: The Baseball Reliquary presents "Bad Moon Rising: Baseball and the Summer of '68," an exhibition chronicling the extraordinary baseball season of 1968,...
Terry Cannon grew up in Detroit rooting for his hometown Tigers. Cannon is the executive director of the Baseball Reliquary, a Pasadena-based nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering an appreciation of American art and culture through the context of...
Charles Osborne Fisher, a World War II veteran and prominent Carroll County attorney whose legal career spanned more than six decades, died Friday at his Westminster home from complications of a broken hip. He was 95. "Charles was a real gentleman and...
Change of SubjectThere will be no pictures of you and Willie May Pushing that shopping cart down the block on the dead run, Or trying to slide that color television into a stolen ambulance … There will be no pictures of pigs......
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