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...about the history of humankind, opened on Broadway.In 1959, "Ben-Hur," the Biblical-era spectacle starring Charlton Heston, had its world premiere in New York.In 1964, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover described civil rights leader Martin...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...crowd was like competing with Charlton Heston to play the voice of God. Some...crowd was like competing with Charlton Heston to play the voice of God. Fed-up...crowd was like competing with Charlton Heston to play the voice of God. Home...
Fed-up public takes on gun manufacturers

...the whole industry. Running for Congress or many a state legislature against the NRA crowd was like competing with Charlton Heston to play the voice of God. Some 69 percent of the American people - and 57 percent of the gun owners themselves...
A spoke in the wheel

...from the commander-in-chief. The Black Sheep squadron of WWII will not control the skies, nor will John Wayne, Charlton Heston or Gene Hackman provide sea support. But I would wager their stand-ins in reality would do them proud, as will...
Outside editorial: Glen Campbell and Alzheimer's disease

...Former President Ronald Reagan told the world of his battle with Alzheimer's in a poignant letter in 1994. Actor Charlton Heston disclosed, via a taped statement, that he was suffering from symptoms similar to those of Alzheimer's. Peace...
Living and growing: In celebration of a friend

...Kodo and Blue Man Group and the soundtracks to The Bourne Identity and Battlestar Gallactica. Yes, Ben-Hur with Charlton Heston is one of my favorite movies of all time. So is African Queen and Babe and Revenge of the Nerds and The Man Who Shot...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...racist, corrupt sheriff of a town on the Mexican border. At one point in the film, a Mexican detective, played by Charlton Heston (please rein in your laughter), tells Hank Quinlan (Welles) he won¹t interfere in a murder investigation. Â...
Best bets

...of classic American films Monday night with Orson Welles' 1958 masterpiece, ``A Touch of Evil.'' This stars Charlton Heston as a narc and Welles himself as a corrupt cop tangling in a sleazy Mexican border town. The film shows at 7:30...
Clinton asks U.S. oil companies to pass OPEC savings on to consumers

...part of the president's job description, being attacked by people who disagree with him.'' ``I still think Charlton Heston's a great actor and I enjoy watching his movies,'' Clinton said of the NRA president who has been criticizing...
Weekend Best Bets

...incredible, and those with fond memories of the original film will relish the inside jokes and a cameo by original star Charlton Heston. However, filmmakers have tweaked the legendary ending of the first film. While the original packed a lasting punch...


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