Arts

  • December 25, 2003  

    Arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown takes a look at one of the biggest entertainment events of this holiday season, “The Lord of the Rings.” Continue reading

  • December 25, 2003  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt considers the appeal of a single voice. Continue reading

  • December 23, 2003  

    Last year, a panel of 100 writers from around the world picked “Don Quixote” as the greatest novel of all time. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Edith Grossman, who wrote the most-recent translation of Miguel de Cervantes’ 17th-century Spanish classic. Continue reading

  • December 23, 2003  

    Young women have established themselves on the playing fields of America, but the professional women’s soccer league was forced to fold earlier this year. Kwame Holman reports that female athletes and their promoters are taking their best shot to establish financially viable women’s athletic leagues. Continue reading

  • December 17, 2003  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt looks at a new book of photographs called “Silent Places,” which shows some of the houses and institutions in Poland that were evacuated by the Jews during the Holocaust. Rosenblatt says a human element remains even in places that have been abandoned by evil or time. Continue reading

  • December 17, 2003  

    Two women’s health experts debate the merits of Tuesday’s recommendation by an FDA panel to allow over-the-counter sales of the emergency contraceptive known as the morning-after pill. Continue reading

  • December 12, 2003  

    The Cincinnati coroner ruled that the death of Nathaniel “Skip” Jones at the hands of police was a homicide, but no officers have been charged in connection with the incident. Jones is the 17th African American to be killed in a confrontation with Cincinnati police since 1995. Continue reading

  • December 10, 2003  

    The Iraqi National Symphony made its first visit to Washington this week. Jeffrey Brown reports that the tour, which mixes high culture and international politics, has come with a note of discord. Continue reading

  • December 10, 2003  

    Paul Solman speaks with Robert Rubin, former Clinton treasury secretary, about his new book, “In an Uncertain World.” Continue reading

  • December 8, 2003  

    Spencer Michels reports on an increasingly popular genre of streetwise fiction called “hip hop literature.” Continue reading