Graphology , long in the same U.S. doghouse with such pseudosciences as astrology, palmistry, phrenology may not be so phony as scientists have thought it.
JOHN KEATS by Walter Jackson Bate. 732 pages.
BRITISH royalty reigns but does not govern. According to a famed British constitutional scholar, Walter Bagehot, Queen Elizabeth II “could disband the army; she could dismiss all the officers .
Re-elected German Chancellor Angela Merkel is eyeing a new coalition to replace the “grand coalition” her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party shared with the Social Democratic Party (SPD) in the previous parliament. If, as expected, Merkel forms a new coalition with the Free Democratic Party (FPD) it will have wide-reaching implications for Germans.
Friends and colleagues of legendary CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite gathered Wednesday in New York’s Lincoln Center to remember “the most trusted man in America.” “Like all of you, I have benefited as a citizen from his dogged pursuit of the truth, his passionate defense of objective reporting, and his view that journalism is more than just a profession,” President Obama told the crowd.
When David Halberstam wrote his 1979 book, "The Powers That Be," about four powerful news organizations and how they shaped the national dialogue, he focused on three print publications — Time magazine, the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times — and one television network: CBS. The reason for CBS was obvious.
Walter Cronkite, the CBS anchorman known as "Uncle Walter" for his easygoing, measured delivery and "the most trusted man in America" for his rectitude and gravitas, has died, CBS reported Friday. Cronkite was 92. “Walter was always more than just an anchor
In the new "The Taking of Pelham 123," a minor ’70s classic gets a big-ticket upgrade in Tony Scott’s subway thriller.