- Making News: Violence Returns as Religious Shiites, Kurds Claim Iraq Election Majority
A lull in Iraq's daily street violence followed elections 12 days ago, but car bombs and rocket-propelled grenades are once again erupting. Also, today, over 10,000 people marched peacefully through the streets of Baghdad, calling for national unity and a government representing equally Sunnis and Shiites. The Los Angeles Times' Borzou Daragahi has more on the renewed violence and on Monday's discovery of a mass grave in Karbala.
- Reporter's Notebook: Elia Kazan's Contribution to American Culture
In 1999, Elia Kazan was given an honorary Oscar at the age of 89, but not without a chorus of protest over what critics called his "betrayal" of friends he named as former members of the Communist Party. In his new book, Elia Kazan: A Biography, Richard Schickel re-examines that episode and appraises Kazan's contribution to American culture, not just in films but also in plays and novels.
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