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After Friday Sentencing, Flashback: Newspapers Painted Spies for Cuba as Endearing Elderly Couple

On Friday, Kendall and Gwendolyn Myers, who spied for Cuba, were sentenced to prison terms, an action which the Washington Post described as "a grim ending to the Myerses' idealistic embrace of ...

Bill Maher Goes Out with Another Conspiracy: 'We Need a War All the Time So We Can...Buy Oil'

HBO's Bill Maher insisted "I'm not trying to be a conspiracy theorist," but then proceeded to assert the Defense Department "uses more oil than anywhere else to kill people in the Middle East to ...

Leading Actors Lend Their Voices to Boston Pops' Tribute to the Kennedy Brothers

On Tuesday, actors Morgan Freeman, Robert DeNiro, Ed Harris and Cherry Jones will narrate "the world premiere performance of The Dream Lives On: A Portrait of the Kennedy Brothers," a production ...

Flashback: Media Blamed and Condemned Conservatives After Oklahoma City Bombing

The "Special Purveyors of Hate & Division Issue" published in 1995 of the MRC's Notable Quotables newsletter featured a gem from Bryant Gumbel: "The bombing in Oklahoma City has focused ...

HBO Sports Documentary Blames Reagan for Racial Tension that Scarred Larry Bird

Catching up with an HBO sports documentary which ran several times in March: 'Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals,' painted Boston Celtics basketball star Larry Bird as the victim of a racist ...

CBS Celebrates ObamaCare Achieving Long-Held Liberal Goal

Even before ObamaCare passed, on CBS's Sunday Morning reporter Tracy Smith touted the bill as the fulfillment of a century of liberal efforts: "After months of rancor in the streets, and ...

ABC Shows Mock Up of Proposed Ronald Reagan $50 Bill

ABC squeezed in a short item Wednesday night on a House resolution to put Ronald Reagan on the $50 bill, a report most notable for the enticing mock-up ABC's graphics artists created.

Couric Touts How 'Most of Us Are Ready to Say Good Riddance' to Past Decade

More than a year before the end of "the first decade of the 21st century," Katie Couric publicized a non-CBS News poll which, she relayed, found "as we get ready to close the chapter on the first ...

Gibson's Reminiscing Humanizes Obama and Biden as He Re-Runs Whacks at Reagan and Palin

Beginning his last week as anchor of ABC's World News before retiring on Friday, Charles Gibson ended his final Monday newscast by reminiscing about the political stories he's covered over his ...

CBS Early Show Touts Left-Wing Documentary On American History

In an interview with actor Matt Damon on Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith discussed the star's role in a liberal documentary on American history: "'The People Speak,' based on one of ...
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