- Making News: Pursuit at US-Mexico Border Kills 4 Illegal Immigrants
Yesterday, 20 miles north of California-s border with Mexico, the Border Patrol chased an SUV full of suspected illegal immigrants for some 10 miles. Though agents say they backed off when the driver failed to slow down, the SUV rolled over and four people were killed. The driver will be charged with alien smuggling. Joel Millman, who covers the US-Mexico border for the Wall Street Journal, says these incidents are becoming more frequent.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Life and Politics of Elia Kazan
He brought the plays of Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller to Broadway, and helped shape the film careers of Marlon Brando, James Dean and Robert De Niro. He also testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee, informing on friends who had been his comrades in the Communist Party. Jeff Young, dean of the Los Angeles Film School and author of Kazan-The Master Director Discusses his Films, looks at the career and politics of Elia Kazan.
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