Don't get us wrong: Forest Park is a jewel. Larger than Central Park, our urban oasis sees more visitors each year than the Gateway Arch and Busch Stadium combined. We totally understand why folks organizing St. Louis' 250th birthday party want to host it at Forest Park over Valentine's Day weekend ... More >>
Sen. Daniel Inouye, who passed this week, was present for some of the 20th Century's pivotal events. Born in Hawaii in 1924, he witnessed the Pearl Harbor attack as a medical volunteer. He enlisted in the Army and fought in World War II; there he lost an arm and still stayed in the service until 194 ... More >>
There will be 3,000 flags planted in Forest Park to honor the dead. On September 11, 2001, the country was shaken by terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Ten years later, St. Louis is coming together to remember -- and pay homage both to those lost in the attacks and ... More >>
‚ÄčPost-Dispatch retirees say it's only appropriate that they received news December 7 -- Pearl Harbor Day -- that their former employer planned to stop reimbursing their medical coverage. "A great day for a sneak attack," says one member of the St. Louis Newspaper Guild, who tells Daily RFT that ph ... More >>
Readers canít find Juneteenth on their calendars.
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Leslie Laskey Leslie Laskey's lengthy resume can at times read like an artistic history of the 20th century. Born in Michigan in 1921, Laskey enlisted in the U.S. Army the day after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. Serving in a combat engineering unit, Laskey was among the troops that landed on ... More >>
A cadre of Missourians stand at the vanguard of the 9/11 "truth movement." Just don't call them conspiracy theorists.
The New World boldly reclaims the Pocahontas tale from Disney
Week of January 12, 2006
The Great Raid's compelling story never comes to life
Michael Bay's up to his old tricks -- now older than ever
Week of July 20, 2005
Wash U researchers become pony tipsters and we talk to a local producer who wants Josh Hartnett in Flames. Plus, a blogger who cares about cross-contamination and you.
National Treasure makes one long for good Nic Cage movies...like Con Air
Team America takes no prisoners and spares no swear words
It's been thirteen years since the GNR riot -- but have we healed?
Brad's ripped and The Iliad's shredded in the scintillating spectacle Troy
Sanders Family Christmas resonates a little more this year
St. Louis Art Fair is #1
Week of July 16, 2003
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
An unusual quirk of history brings forth Holocaust tales from an unlikely place
Week of February 26, 2003
Northern Ireland's troubles explode in a new depiction of Bloody Sunday
Week of September 18, 2002
Sure, those horrific 9/11 images are rolling again, but an old vet says to get a grip
In the first battle of the Vietnam War, they were Soldiers and then some
Even with Schwartzman, Slackers swindles its audience
Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.
Scott's Black Hawk Down pays grim, gritty homage to real-life warriors
If you didn't like this year's movies, you didn't look hard enough. The RFT's film critics weigh in on their faves of the year.
The 20th Ward delivers for the Democrats, then gets dumped
Local artist Eric Hall's new multimedia performance Freedom and Fear reclaims the flag for the left
Take a short nostalgia trip down the Mother Road for an enjoyable meal
Jack Shaheen crusades against cinema's depiction of Reel Bad Arabs
For anti-war protesters, the enemies are indifference and irrelevance
As one of TV's best and best-loved series launches a new spin-off, its creator grapples with the aftershocks of terror
Historyonics' American Rosies takes on added poignancy in light of the recent terrorist attacks
How will Hollywood react now that real life is more terrifying than fiction?
Friday, Aug. 17; Mississippi Nights
Reese Witherspoon's talents are wasted in the muddy, unoriginal Legally Blonde
Pearl Harbor's sound and fury signify nothing but a new kind of war porn
Novelist James Ellroy reshapes America's ugly history in his own image
Co-written and directed by Scott Hicks