We seem to iconize certain newsies which is maybe why we have two new biographies in audio and print about veteran television newsfolk: Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather.
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We may be losing interest in newspapers but our fascination with the people who publish them has never been stronger. Our current dread-and-awe buccaneer is Rupert Murdoch, The Man Who Owns the News, according to a recent bio.
When the 2010 census tallies are complete, they will likely reveal that Chicago has lost population again, as it has in every census since 1950. (If n...
Illinois is the Land of Lincoln, but Manhattan may ultimately have been more important in creating the legend of Lincoln. It was on this island where Lincoln's presidency was truly launched.
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