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Pullling a Puckett: A Brief History of Selling Out

Steven Conn | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics
Steven Conn

No one seems to recognize that by bailing out when the going got tough, he is simply doing what many others before him have done, and often with good results. "Pulling a Puckett" has a rich history that deserves our respect, and Puckett now joins a distinguished list of those who have not been daunted by the adage "quitters never win."

Jewels From 'The Greatest Love Story Of The 20th Century' Sell For $1 Million

Reuters | Posted 02.12.2014 | Weddings

LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Jewellery and precious items owned by the late British King Edward VIII and his American wife Wallis Simpson sold for mor...

UK Gov't Wiretapped King Edward VIII

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.23.2013 | World

Britain's Edward VIII was secretly bugged shortly before his abdication as ministers worried about the potential impact of him standing down, document...

Prince Edward To See Much Changed At School For Low-Income Students Since Great-Great Grandfather

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 04.26.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA -- When the future King Edward VII visited Girard College in 1860, the boarding school for underprivileged students served about 860 whit...

The 'Pawn Stars' Appraise A Signed Copy Of Edward VIII's Memoirs

Posted 04.08.2012 | TV

The love story between Edward, Prince of Wales and Wallis Simpson was one of the most memorable of the 20th century. As heir to the British throne he ...

Madonna Identifies With Famed Divorcee Wallis Simpson

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 11.01.2011 | Divorce

VENICE, Italy — There may be few people better suited than Madonna to tell the story of the two-time American divorcee for whom Britain's King E...

Hollywood's New Royal Wave of Films

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 07.05.2011 | Style
Yvonne Yorke

Helen Mirren did it. So has Colin Firth. Now Madonna is hot for it. They, and the rest of Hollywood, know that a royal wave could very well lead to Oscar and box-office gold.

Lessons Learned From The King's Speech

Glen McDaniel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Glen McDaniel

This year's Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards (and nominated for 12 Oscars),was The King's Speech, the story of King George VI of England w...

Want To Wear Wallis Simpson's Lingerie? Now You Can (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Wallis Simpson's lingerie, handbags, and luggage are being auctioned off in London on March 17, and we have the pictures. Perhaps the most famous di...