At the 2014 TCM festival in Hollywood this past April, Maureen O’Hara was on hand to introduce How Green Was My Valley and to chat with Robert Osborne, film historian and host of Turner Classic...More
The remains of 83 Irish Famine immigrants were reinterred on Staten Island in late April as a crowd of over 700 came to pay their respects from as far away as Chicago. The remains were initially...More
For a second- or third-generation leader of the Chicago Board of Trade, Charles Carey sure talks like a guy from the neighborhood. His voice is Ditka’s. So is his physique. “I guess that comes...More
After 38 years of occupation in Northern Ireland, the British Army officially withdrew their forces at midnight on July 21, 2007. “Operation Banner,” England’s longest continuous military operation, saw 300,000 British soldiers stationed in Northern Ireland through out the 38 years. Operation Banner concluded on July 31st, with 762 English soldiers dead in the wake of the campaign.