Ken Burns, the PBS top-notcher whose documentaries feature American subjects great, terrible or iconic, returns to the big screen with “The Central Park Five,” in which he revisits a sensationally reported violent crime along with the shameful miscarriage of justice that followed it.
As a dissection of the case and an examination of law-enforcement methods that can yield false confessions, the film merits a look. Read More
Headlines last week gloated that America's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart, had surrendered after two years of siege by Big Green forces, and dropped its approved plan to build a superstore in Virginia's Orange County -- on a commercially zoned site on a road leading to a national military park.
The park was the 1864 Civil War Battle of the Wilderness National Memorial. Wal-Mart spokesman William C. Read More