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It is very probable that those who have any knowledge about the life of Clarence Darrow have only a most incomplete picture presented in the movie, "Inherit The Wind." In that fine film, they saw an aging, wise and able defense for John Scopes in the...
On America's mental calendar, Labor Day marks summer's end with a reminder to close up beach cottages and get the kids to school. But the circumstances of its birth were bloodier. Legislation declaring the first Monday in September a national holiday...
On a mild winter afternoon on Chicago's Far South Side, David Doig toured the soon-to-be home of aWal-MartSupercenter, now an empty lot stretching the length of 2 1/2 football fields. The lot is a small portion of a 180-acre site that has sat empty since...
Change of SubjectCurtis Black at the Community Media Workshop calls attention to this 2008 news item -- Hundreds of students, teachers and North Side residents gathered outside an alderman's home last night to protest plans to reorganize Senn High School. The crowd......
Special to the Tribune"Jane Addams: Spirit in Action" By Louise W. Knight W. W. Norton & Company, 352 pages, $28.95 After the Daughters of the American Revolution revoked Jane Addams’ membership because of her opposition to World War I, she joked, “I had supposed...
Change of SubjectReprinted from early September, 1997 The correspondents are usually different but their general message is always the same:Zorn, you poor fool: Don't you know that the problem with this country is that we let too much get in the way......
Hartford Courant staff writerFor armchair historians and students of Abraham Lincoln, clues to the life of the 16th president aren't found only in log cabins in Illinois, battlefields in southern Pennsylvania or restored theaters in Washington, D.C. One good collection of Lincoln...
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