Opinion

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Crying and laughing about the holocaust?

It may be that a tragedy plus a comedy is the only way that Parisians can describe their feelings about what happened under Nazi occupation. Maybe it takes both?

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50th anniversary of Berlin Wall: a deeper look

This year Berlin's public TV channel gripped our brain cells every day for a month in advance of the anniversary of the Berlin Wall. For anyone probing more deeply, however, some questions still require answers. Why was it built?

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Captain America’s star-spangled banter

Captain America is a classic comic tale-turned-cinema, but in its shift from paper to big screen, a few things may have been lost in translation.

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“Bride Flight”: South Seas film for grownups

This is a highly recommended movie. It's an excellent, well-crafted feature and  a realistic slice of life, albeit in an unusual milieu.

Victory Day celebrated abroad

Here in the U.S. May 8th is called "Victory in Europe" day. We should celebrate it more than we do.

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Murderers among us

A newly-released report details how U.S. agencies colluded to keep Nazi war criminals free.