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Stories with person: John Wayne
  • 'Trumbo' resurrects Hollywood's darkest chapter 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 3:29 pm

    NEW YORK - The subpoena came like a death sentence.

  • Review: Cranston commands as blacklisted writer in 'Trumbo' 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 9:42 am

    Sitting in a bathtub with a pen in one hand and glass of whiskey in the other, a long cigarette holder dangling beneath his wiry moustache, Dalton Trumbo wrote countless Hollywood screenplays. From B-movies to Oscar winners, he remained prolific throughout his career, even during the 13 years he was blacklisted by the movie business for being a communist. He went to prison for holding fast to his ideals - that Americans have the right to believe as they please without retribution from the government - and upon his release, he worked constantly and defiantly, but at significant personal and professional cost.

  • LA Aqueduct flows after dam built for drought is dismantled story has photos
    Updated: Oct-28-15 3:08 pm

    OLANCHA, California - Water in the aqueduct that helped fuel Los Angeles' growth was flowing toward the city Wednesday for the first time in six months after workers removed an earthen and concrete dam that had diverted runoff to the parched Owens Valley.