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?
Sen. Mark Hatfield was a man of conscience, and possessed a sense of right and wrong which overrode party loyalty.
Though military generals claim, as they always do, that progress is being made, it's hard to see that on the ground.
Nuclear weapons have not been used in warfare since Hiroshima and Nagasaki - but such good fortune may not last forever.
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.
Iraqis tell harrowing stories, reminding us that even if the troops come home, the United States has a debt to pay to the people of Iraq.
Children of soldiers deployed in Iraq for longer times were more likely to have mental health issues than those whose parents were not.
The Midwest is awash in flags and bumper stickers boasting support for the troops and the good ol' red, white and blue. But, lately we have seen more and more "Come home!" messages.
The Republican political establishment appears to be at odds with the majority of the Republican base.
This is a highly recommended movie. It's an excellent, well-crafted feature and a realistic slice of life, albeit in an unusual milieu.