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Tribune staff reporterThe ice pick-thin woman in noisy stiletto heels click, click, clicks across the polished floor of the Fox News building, the ministry of information for the American Right. She is wearing skin-tight jeans. Stylish or starving, it is hard to tell from...
The Swampby Rona Marech When it became known in late 1976 that the Plains Baptist Church had a 12-year-old policy on its books that excluded "blacks and other civil rights agitators" from worshiping there, its most prominent member - soon-to-be-president Jimmy.......
Sentinel Staff WriterLuckily, as the father of a baby and 5-year-old, I'm used to cold showers and little sleep. . . . So a guy was at the gas pump with a long line behind him. He pumped his gas, and then went in the convenience store and spent several minutes getting...
"IT WAS THE best of times, it was the worst of times." Thus begins Charles Dickens' classic, A Tale of Two Cities. He could have been describing America since the horrible day of Sept. 11, 2001. Terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center twin towers and...
Sun StaffBeneath deceptively clear, blue skies, Marylanders pushed their preparations for Hurricane Isabel yesterday, securing homes, businesses and boats, and rushing their harvests to beat the heavy rains and gales expected tomorrow. Isabel, which had packed...
As she took an early look at the Senate committee room where she would testify about judicial security, U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow glanced toward a bank of television cameras and steeled herself with a whispered, "Oh, Lord." In her first public...
TESTIMONY OF JOAN HUMPHREY LEFKOW UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS BEFORE THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE MAY 18, 2005 Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee: Good morning, Chairman Specter,...
Tags: FBI, Judges, Labor Legislation, Government, Gaming
Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON — Dozens of skeptical conservative activists flocked to a conference room on Capitol Hill to hear from George W. Bush, eldest son of the Republican nominee for president. It was 1988, and many of these activists — abortion...
Tags: Bob Dole, South Carolina, Iowa, Religious Texts, Polls
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersDemocrats trying to portray President Bush as too headstrong when he decided to invade Iraq got help this week from an unlikely source: televangelist and Bush supporter Pat Robertson. Appearing on CNN on Tuesday night, Robertson recalled a private...
Rev. Jerry Falwell apologized Monday for saying God had allowed terrorists to attack America because of the work of civil liberties groups, abortion rights supporters and feminists. Falwell said his comments were ill-timed, insensitive and divisive at...
Tribune theater criticIt's now or never for a moderately funny Bush-basher such as Theater Wit's "W!" Now at the Bailiwick, this three-person revue doesn't exactly give Chicago-based political satire a good name. Audiences will have to settle for some fetching melodies and a...
Special to The TimesA month after U.S. bombs first fell on Afghanistan, a widow in western Pakistan opened her door to two men with straggling beards, native clothes and skin streaked orange with self-tanning cream. Three weeks earlier, the woman's husband, a Protestant...
Tags: Russia, Pakistan, Religious Texts, Sudan, Culture
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