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The Swampby Frank James The Chicago Tribune, which endorsed Abraham Lincoln twice for the presidency, has a worthy appreciation today of the 16th president of the U.S. on its editorial page. It notes that Lincoln, like a lot of people, was......
Roger Ebert was a hot trend on Google's top 10 trends earlier this week. As of Wednesday, more than 50,000 people had searched for his name, an impressive display of his influence. He wasn't quite as hot as North Korea or Jay Leno, but he was...
It launched softly, almost silently, like the inaudible patter that Carl Sandburg called the fog that comes in on little cat feet. The Morning Call's "Walk This Way!" campaign, sponsored by Highmark, began more than two months ago as a way to...
Roger Ebert was a hot trend on Google's top 10 trends earlier this week. As of Wednesday, more than 50,000 people had searched for his name, an impressive display of his influence. He wasn't quite as hot as North Korea or Jay Leno, but he was running...
Chicago makes a claim on many writers — Nelson Algren, David Mamet, Ernest Hemingway, Carl Sandburg — even if those scribes spent only a portion of their lives within its sweet confines. But Thornton Wilder, the author of such iconic plays...
WASHINGTON -- The poet Carl Sandburg supposedly was asked by a young playwright to attend a rehearsal. Sandburg did but fell asleep. The playwright exclaimed, "How could you sleep when you knew I wanted your opinion?" Sandburg replied, "Sleep is an...
Only one writer received a standing ovation at the Carl Sandburg Literary Awards in Chicago on Wednesday night. It wasn't the marquee award-winners who brought the well-heeled crowd to its feet in the giant room at the UIC Forum. It wasn't Walter...
A good anthology is like a dartboard in a crowded bar on a Saturday night. Everybody lines up to take their best shot. Everybody wants the chance to squint, aim and let fly. The more august and monumental and definitive-seeming the anthology —...
Off The MarkleyIt should come as no surprise that as a happy proponent of vulgarity, I don’t think there’s much point in TV, radio, newspapers and other media censoring language. Let’s focus on a specific case: the word to which my parents referred...
World NowThe late Illinois poet Carl Sandburg once called President Obama’s town, Chicago, the “hog butcher of the world.” Here in Kabul, the former Midwest capital of slaughterhouses has a kindred spirit in Butcher Street, a small road lined...
TribLocal - Orland Park » NewsThe Orland Youth Association is a recreational sports program for the boys of Orland Park and surrounding areas. Founded in 1962, the club is celebrating …...
TribLocal - Joliet » NewsOrland Township will host its first Community Link symposium, offering information for parents of grade and high school students on the area's battle against heroin use. …...
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