July 30, 2007

THE HUMAN DRAMA THE JURY DIDN’T SEE 2425
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THE HUMAN DRAMA THE JURY DIDN’T SEE

One lawyer called the trial 'show business,’ but backstage, Black's defence team was at odds, alienating the jury and blowing its one shot at winning the case
Conrad Black: The inside story of a titan's fall 1819
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Conrad Black: The inside story of a titan's fall

There are no more indignities that can be heaped upon the onceproud name of Conrad Moffat Black. Already labelled a kleptocrat, a self-delusional fantasist, a windbag, charlatan and a bore, the former chairman, chief executive and architect of the crumbled Hollinger media empire has now been branded with the most devastating mark of all—convicted felon.
This won't hurt a bit 5051
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This won't hurt a bit

The Simpsons revolutionized TV. Could they revive the big-screen comedy?
Telling man from myth 3637
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Telling man from myth

He’s larger than life, more fictional than human. But what’s behind the legend?
The deal breakers 3435
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The deal breakers

In the end, Black’s fate was sealed by three relatively small transactions
Justice in a strange land 4647
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Justice in a strange land

Constant objections and huge advantages for the prosecution marked Black's trial
The next fight begins 4243
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The next fight begins

Grounds for appeal, protecting assets, prison choice—the battles aren’t over
MAIL BAG 45

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YOUR STORY on fan theories and the culture surrounding the July 21 launch of J.K. Rowling’s book Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was well-researched and thought-provoking (“But she can’t kill Harry!”, Media, July 9). While not every theory you presented is new (for example, the theory that Harry is a Horcrux has been around since Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince two years ago), I definitely appreciate the care writer Brian Bethune took to make this a readable and thoroughly enjoyable article from start to finish.
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The music beyond the cemetery

The annual cutural festival at Cracow is bringing Poland’s Jewish past back to life
What’s the joint like? 4445
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What’s the joint like?

Former inmates say Conrad Black’s new life behind bars will feel like hell on earth
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