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aberjhani's picture
Apr.08.2013
(Associated Press photo of Louis C. Taylor)             “The whole world knows I’m innocent.”               --Louis C. Taylor In what way does overturning an apparent wrongful conviction after an individual has served some 42...
william-thompson-ong's picture
Feb.23.2013
Having authored a trilogy of thrillers based on Kate Conway as an intrepid investigative reporter, I’m pointing out some of the classics that inspired me—and based on their explosive story value may inspire you.  Citizen Kane (1941) The brilliant expose and bio-pic of newspaper tycoon William...
alex-fraser's picture
Apr.29.2012
Another pleasant  day, turning cool on toward evening.  Woke with my nasal passages closed and my lungs hurting.    Son Guy feeling  better today. He did the laundry, bustled in and out a good deal.    The computer is ailing, and there is nothing much I can do...
jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Apr.08.2012
He didn't look frightening, that man of a certain age walking to the driveway, the store, the car repair shop. He didn't look like a man that could make a person slam doors in his face or yell "Get the hell out of here or I'll call the police!"  But if this man was going to knock on your door...
manny-pacheco's picture
Apr.08.2012
Mike Wallace, the initial hire during the creation of 60 Minutes, has died. A winner of 21 Emmys (among his many accolades) during his long journalistic career, he is an iconic figure in the history of television journalism. Wallace spent six decades investigating top stories from around the...
manny-pacheco's picture
Nov.06.2011
I’m sorry to hear about the passing of former 60 Minutes commentator, Andy Rooney. Recently, I wrote a blog about his contributions during World War II, at CBS, and at PBS (throughout his long career). He retired just last month from the weekly news program.  Andy...
shaun-d-landry's picture
Nov.05.2011
This is my attempt to write like Mr. Rooney: Did you you know that Andy Rooney was a writer for Stars and Stripes during War World Two? For those who do not know what this is: It is a newspaper that the soldiers read while they are in the service.   It sure must be difficult trying to read...
manny-pacheco's picture
Sep.28.2011
Why is Andy Rooney the oldest weekly television pundit at 92? Did he forget to negotiate a retirement clause in his contract? This fact will change on Sunday when he delivers his last broadcast on 60 Minutes according to CBS News officials. Rooney has been offering his unique brand...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Sep.20.2010
Okay, I admit it. Everybody's got a weakness. For some, it's Godiva chocolates. For me, it's Jimmy Carter. How can one not like a man who says things like "Usually a president's image is enhanced by going to war. That didn't appeal to me?" Okay, so he may surround himself with more...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Sep.20.2010
Okay, I admit it. Everybody's got a weakness. For some, it's Godiva chocolates. For me, it's Jimmy Carter. How can one not like a man who says things like "Usually a president's image is enhanced by going to war. That didn't appeal to me?" Okay, so he may surround himself with more...