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...created a circus atmosphere. Writer Norman Mailer, who befriended Abbott while writing his Nobel Prize winning book, "The Executioner's Song," publicly advocated on Abbott's behalf during the trial. He had helped Abbott publish his prison memoir...
Mont. theater sorry for critical Palin reference

...Mikado," by having the character of Ko-Ko, the Lord High Executioner, list former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin among...However, director Curt Olds and others noted the pacifist executioner's target list is often updated to make it relevant. Olds...
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For Armstrong, a smart PR move to talk to Oprah

Lance Armstrong goes on trial this week.And Oprah Winfrey will serve as judge, jury and either executioner or absolver.It's no surprise that a talk-show host becomes the arbiter in whether the public ultimately forgives or foregoes...
AP Source: Former Microsoft CEO wins Clippers bid

...Sterling for life and fine him $2.5 million as well as try to oust him as an owner was him acting as "judge, jury and executioner.""They're telling me he should stand back and let them take his team because his opinion on that particular day was...
Beyond Orwell: What are the bounds of Obama's spying?

...lives:"Associated Press president Gary Pruitt ... slammed the Department of Justice for acting as 'judge, jury and executioner' in the seizure of the news organization's phone records and he said some of the wire service's longtime sources have...
Syria crisis makes case for joining International Criminal Court be the jury in cases of international war crimes. Nor do they empower our president to be the prosecutor, judge and executioner. If there's any truth to the myth of American exceptionalism, then we must have the courage to truly "light the world...
A small measure of justice in Cambodia

...sentenced to 35 years in prison for war crimes and crimes against humanity. During Monday's 70-minute session, the former executioner, now a born-again Christian, listened attentively from the dock, holding what appeared to be a small Bible. "If you...
This Day in History

...The Time of Your Life," by William Saroyan, opened in New York. In 1957, mob boss Albert Anastasia, the "Lord High Executioner" of "Murder Inc.," was shot to death in a barber shop inside the Park Sheraton Hotel in New York. The movie musical...
Community theater: Something worth singing about

...with Juneau Lyric Opera. It turns out that I did very well, and soon thereafter was offered the part of Koko, Lord High Executioner of the town of Titipu. But just as in theater, real life had its own twists to throw into the plot. Mikado was to be the...
Arts & Culture event calendar

...In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO."Finding Nemo" (G...


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