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Deep down, we had hoped Barack Obama was fibbing when he bashed the North American Free Trade Agreement on the campaign trail. After all, his senior economic policy advisor had, according to a leaked memo, assured Canadian officials that the talk was...
Edward Anderson had a strange and sad career. He was born in Texas in 1905 and grew up in Oklahoma, serving his apprenticeship as a journalist on a small paper in Ardmore, Okla. Restless, he worked as a deckhand on a freighter, plied his fists as a...
A grisly banner was held aloft the other day at a demonstration on Wall Street. Its graphic message advised denizens of the street to "Jump!" It was a frightful reminder of perhaps the most widely believed legend about the Great Depression of the 1930s;...
Tribune staff reporterBetty Shoemaker has seen all this before: a stock market crash, banks going bust, families cast out of their homes. She was only 5 years old in 1929, when the nation fell into the long economic cataclysm that came to be known as the Great Depression. But...
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Stark By Edward Bunker St. Martin's Minotaur, $23.95 'Stark" is an intriguing release for literary and celluloid pulp noir aficionados alike. The never-published first novel by legendary criminal-turned-novelist-and-actor Edward Bunker (among his roles...
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Special to The TimesTHE Julian Petroleum scandal stirs little recognition in Los Angeles today, but in the early years of the Great Depression, it was a matter of common knowledge, symbolizing not merely what President Franklin D. Roosevelt would later deplore as "a decade...
The Swampby Jill Zuckman TOLEDO, Ohio--Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain battled long-distance over the economy Monday as Obama offered new proposals to aid middle-class voters, including a moratorium on mortgage foreclosures, while McCain presented himself as...
The Swampby Frank James Just in case some thought Charles Krauthammer had gone all wobbly, like some other well-known conservatives, for Sen. Barack Obama, the columnist has come out four-square for Sen. John McCain. Those who thought Krauthammer had jumped ship.....
The Swampby John McCormick LAS VEGAS - Before he campaigns Saturday in Nevada, Colorado and Missouri, Sen. Barack Obama used the Democratic Party's weekly radio address to make his closing argument to voters. The full text of the address, as provided......
The SwampBy Jim Tankersley Forget "hope" and "change" and "yes we can." The word that will matter most, when Barack Obama assumes the Oval Office, is "doable." Teary-eyed jubilation is giving way to clear-eyed realism. As his campaign rhetoric runs into......
The Swampby Mark Silva When President George W. Bush convenes a two-day summit of world leaders in Washington on Friday to confront the global economic crisis, President-elect Barack Obama will not be present. When Congress convenes for a lame-duck session next......
The SwampWatch CBS Videos Online by John McCormick, updated In a wide-ranging interview broadcast Sunday evening, Barack and Michelle Obama reveled in their ability to achieve some level of normalcy again after the election, as they prepare for the enormous...
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