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  • Israeli Communist leader Meir Vilner dies at 84

    Israeli Communist leader Meir Vilner dies at 84

    July 1, 2003

    Meir Vilner, veteran leader of the Communist Party of Israel and the last living signatory of Israel’s Independence Charter, died June 5 in Tel-Aviv at 84. Vilner was born in Vilna, Poland (now Vilnius, Lithuania) in...

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  • Anne Feeney tours Texas

    Anne Feeney tours Texas

    July 1, 2003

    Every Spring, Texas is favored by a whirlwind tour by folk and labor singer Anne Feeney. She travels by car through the state, north to south, to the famous Kerrville Folk Festival. Coming and going, she...

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  • The Men of Watergate

    The Men of Watergate

    July 1, 2003

    My husband was a supporter of the World for practically all his life. He died Nov. 9, 1999. He wrote poetry. While going through our files, I came across this poem, one I did not know....

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  • 4th of July reading: Revolutionary women

    4th of July reading: Revolutionary women

    July 1, 2003

    Book ReviewGlory, Passion, and Principle: The Story of Eight Remarkable Women at the Core of the American Revolution, by Melissa Lukeman Bohrer, Atria Books, 271 pp., $24 Many of us learned about the American Revolution through...

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  • Britain  not quite a parallel media universe

    Britain not quite a parallel media universe

    July 1, 2003

    Opinion The people of Britain and the United States are living in parallel, yet substantively different, media universes. Bonds of language and overlaps of mass culture are obvious. But a visit to London quickly illuminates the...

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