Jan 10

                
  • Wild Card Weekend

    Wild Card Weekend

    January 9, 2004

    Wild Card Weekend The NFL playoff picture came rapidly into focus last weekend, as four battles between wild-card teams determined who would advance to face the league’s leaders. Panthers 29 Cowboys 10 Two years after finishing...

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  • Father ODonnells life celebrated

    Father ODonnells life celebrated

    January 9, 2004

    Over two thousand people gathered in Berkeley’s Community Theater Dec. 14 to celebrate the life of Father Bill O’Donnell, beloved Roman Catholic priest whose 47 years of service in the Bay Area enriched virtually every progressive...

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  • Documenting working class struggles

    Documenting working class struggles

    January 9, 2004

    Toronto International Film Festival 2003 – part 4 Here are some more outstanding documentaries shown at the Toronto International Film Festival. The Agronomist (USA) Jonathan Demme, known for blockbusters like “Silence of the Lambs,” “Philadelphia” and...

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  • The raid on civil rights at Goose Creek

    The raid on civil rights at Goose Creek

    January 9, 2004

    Opinion Suppose the police in one community staged, with guns drawn, a drug raid at a high school and rounded up more than one hundred students to search and arrest – but found no drugs. Suppose...

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  • Enola Gay: the Smithsonian edits history

    Enola Gay: the Smithsonian edits history

    January 9, 2004

    Opinion The Enola Gay, the plane that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945 – a marvel of technology? A worthy subject for a historical exhibit, rather like Disneyland’s Robot Lincoln? The...

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