Tuesday May 14
The Village Voice
Tracing America's Relationship to the Middle East in Valentino's Ghost
Coming fast on the heels of revelations confirming that the CIA indeed had a hand in shaping the script for Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty , here's documentarian Michael Singh's examination of the ways U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East is tightly tied to the images of Arabs and Muslims that appear in American and European media.
On this day: May 6
1856: Polar explorer Robert Edwin Peary, who made the first successful expedition to the North Pole in 1909, is born in Cresson, Pa.
Long Island Business News
Kominicki: 'The Sheik' on Long Island back story
One of the enduring mysteries of Long Island's brief run as a capital of silent movie production is where exactly the 1921 blockbuster " The Sheik " was filmed.
Tutankhamun found - and look how slim he is
Friends note that in recent months he has piled on the pounds. : The world's largest airship, the R38, makes its maiden flight at Bedford.
Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum Shines in February
There are a number of notable programs this month at the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum in Fremont.