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  • Sophie Scholl: The Final Days[powerful example of faith and courage in the face of great evil]

    03/22/2006 11:43:08 AM PST · by Caleb1411 · 31 replies · 957+ views
    WORLD ^ | 3/25/06 | Andrew Coffin
    As is often the case, most of the Academy Award nominees for Best Foreign Language Film were largely unknown to American audiences at the time of the ceremony. What's especially sad about this is that the most inspiring, gripping, and surprising film nominated that evening—among both the winners and losers—was one of these little-seen gems. Germany's entry, Sophie Scholl: The Final Days, deserves a place next to A Man for All Seasons, Chariots of Fire, and others of the most profound portrayals of faith on film. Although currently only playing in select cities (with a wider release expected), this import...
  • Major Barbara (Review of Ms. Olson's last book)

    11/02/2001 1:50:45 PM PST · by seamus · 44 replies · 1,127+ views
    National Review Online ^ | Nov. 2, 2001 | Noemie Emery
    Books on NRO Weekend Major Barbara Reviewing Barbara Olson’s Final Days. By Noemie Emery, a writer on American politics and history. November 3-4, 2001   The Final Days: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Last, Desperate Abuses of Power by the Clinton White House, by Barbara Olson (Regnery, 258 pp., $27.95). he 1990s, as a political era, began on September 10, 1991, with the hearings on the Supreme Court nomination of Clarence Thomas, and ended abruptly ten years and one day later, with the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. A key figure in both of these events ...
  • Final chapter (Barbara Olson's book)

    11/01/2001 5:37:21 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 18 replies · 244+ views
    The Guardian (U.K.) ^ | 11/02/2001 | Leo Hickman
    For an accurate gauge of America's mood, log on to Amazon.com's list of best-selling books. In the days after September 11, Amazon's top 10 provided a snapshot of how strong the public's sudden thirst was for reason amid the madness. People scrambled for books about the Taliban, the Koran, Osama bin Laden, Afghanistan's history - even Nostradamus. Echoing shifting events, these were soon joined by books on anthrax and military strategy, but in the last week a new book - not even published yet - has shot to number one on advance orders alone. On first glance, an insider's account ...