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In response to the letter from James and Doris Baker in the Jan. 3 Advocate-Messenger, I first wish to thank Mr. Baker for his service during World War II. He is part of what Tom Brokaw called “The Greatest Generation” and this country...
Toward the end of the Olympic Games, Tom Brokaw, author of “The Greatest Generation,” introduced a World War II documentary. In contrast to the Olympics’ world unity mission, Brokaw conveyed America’s role in saving mankind from...
Mari Edelman called upstairs to the caretaker, asking if her husband was awake and in good enough shape to handle a visitor. As we ascended the stairs of their Westwood home, Mari explained that her husband's cruel condition — an advancing...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelRobert Redford looks back at playing Bob Woodward — with Woodward's help — in “All the President's Men Revisited.” Dustin Hoffman recallsportraying Carl Bernstein — with Bernstein's help — in the same film. Discovery...
One thing nearly everybody agrees upon is that the "sequester" is a silly sideshow to the real challenge facing America: unsustainable spending on entitlements. Ironies abound. Democrats, with large support from young people, tend to believe that we...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelThe guest list will be more star-studded than usual this Sunday morning. It should be especially fascinating to hear the discussion about whether the White House is threatening reporters. Bob Woodward of The Washington Post has said he was made...
After the coffee. Before syncing my new BlackBerry to my work email. The Skinny: It's good to be back home. Ask me in a few hours if it is good to be back in the office. Kidding! Tuesday's headlines include a look at how Hollywood tries to spin a bad...
Pop2itBefore reportedly returning to the "Star Wars" franchise, Harrison Ford joins the legendary world of Ron Burgundy....
She was a movie star from the so-called Golden Age of Hollywood celebrating life in her eighth decade. I was a 30-something former network TV producer writing a column for the Daily Pilot. It was an unlikely alliance, but in spite of the obvious...
Aspiring comedians, consider yourselves warned: Make fun of Bruce Jenner at your own peril. As both Jimmy Fallon and Joel McHale have learned the hard way, the Olympic decathlete and Kardashian stepdad doesn’t take too kindly to cracks about his...
email@example.comWith each passing day, the population of living World War II veterans continues to dwindle across the nation, and with them go stories about one of the most earthshaking periods in history. Since this past June, a group called Friends of the National...
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"It was preordained," says Ruth Chudoba, 88, of her marriage to Frank. The two sit in their Westmont town house, near photos of their four children, their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Meant to be, perhaps, but not in a straight line. "During...
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