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  • In Memoriam Dec 16, 2019

    Final Goodbye: Recalling Influential People Who Died in 2019

    This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence. U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings was a sharecropper’s son who rose to become one of the nation’s most influential voices. U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was a Republican who went on to lead the court’s liberal wing. Writer Toni Morrison brought to light...

  • Sep 18, 2019

    The ‘Hero of Cologne’ Receives His Bronze Star 75 Years Late

    When 96-year-old Clarence Smoyer came to Washington Wednesday, he thought he was heading to the Pentagon to sign copies of “Spearhead,” a recent book detailing his exploits as a World War II tank gunner. Instead, he found a full Army color guard and ceremony awarding him a Bronze Star, almost 75 years after the battle that made him a hero.

  • Oct 9, 2018

    Treasure Hunters Challenge FBI Over Dig for Legendary Gold

    Surrounded by dozens of stone-faced FBI agents on a frigid winter’s day, Dennis and Kem Parada stared down at the empty hole and knew something wasn’t right. The father-son duo spent years combing this bit of Pennsylvania wilderness with high-end metal detectors, drills and other tools to prospect for a fabled cache of Civil War gold. They felt certain they’d...

  • Mar 2, 2018

    Fact Check: Trump’s Misleading Gun Rhetoric

    In a bipartisan meeting with members of Congress, President Donald Trump made false and misleading claims about his predecessors’ actions on gun control legislation and shootings in “gun-free zones.”

  • Mar 2, 2017

    Tribeca Film Festival Reveals 2017 Feature Lineup

    The Tribeca Film Festival on Thursday announced its feature film lineup, which organizers say brings the most selective and focused festival slate to date.

  • Dec 25, 2016

    Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016

    Embracing Soviet-style communism, Fidel Castro overcame imprisonment and exile to become leader of Cuba and defy the power of the United States at every turn. The strongman’s half-century rule was marked by the unsuccessful U.S.-backed Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 and the Cuban Missile Crisis a year later that brought the world to the brink of nuclear war. After...

  • Jul 31, 2016

    The Jersey Shore Cookbook

    Pat Battle sits down with Deborah Smith, the author of “The Jersey Shore Cookbook”, to talk about her inspiration for her book and her favorite recipes. You can explore more good Jersey Shore eats at her blog,

  • Feb 2, 2014

    Super Bowl “Pub Grub”

    Pat Battle and viewers learn how to make some dishes for the Super Bowl from John Holl, author of “The American Craft Beer Cookbook.”

  • Nov 17, 2013

    Holiday Gifts with the “Savvy Auntie”

    Pat Battle speaks with Melanie Notkin, author of “Savvy Auntie,” a book about the dos and don’ts when it comes to buying holiday presents for other people’s children.

  • Aug 25, 2013

    The Empress Has No Clothes

    Pat Battle sits down with corporate trailblazer and now published author Joyce M. Roche to discuss her new book, “The Empress Has No Clothes.”

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