The film director sees choosing political affiliations as a "growing-up process where you have to educate yourself out of some old beliefs."
The documents reveal U.S. fears over communism and offer new information on the CIA's role in toppling Iran's government. (Pictured: A man erases graffiti from a wall in Iran in 1953.)
Starring Tom Hanks, it’s an efficient, exciting entertainment, but it’s also a Steven Spielberg movie, which usually means trouble somewhere. In this case, though, the irritations are minor, diffusely woven into the fabric of the film.
The usual suspects have been slamming President Obama for an alleged lack of leadership.
Stephen Kinzer tells the story of the Dulles brothers, who served as secretary of state and director of the CIA in the Eisenhower administration. It is a bracing, disturbing, and serious study of the exercise of American global power.The Dulles brothers served as secretary of state and director of the CIA for Eisenhower. Their story, told by Stephen Kinzer, is a bracing and disturbing study of the exercise of American global power.
Now that America's primary elections have eliminated the more implausible contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, it is possible to take a clearer look at what the electorate will be up against when the conventions are over in the fall.Now that primary elections have eliminated the more implausible contenders, it is possible to take a clearer look at what the electorate will be up against when the conventions are over in the fall.
President Obama may have picked one of the only places in the country where delivering a speech about his new budget plan would be met with enthusiasm by visiting the Parkville Middle School and Center for Technology in Baltimore .