Max Steiner, composer of the quintessential American film score for “Gone With the Wind,” was born Maximilian Raoul Steiner in 1888, in Vienna. One of his earliest memories was sitting on Emperor Franz Joseph’s lap.
Arthur Laffer and Stephen Moore published an op-ed article in the Wall Street Journal last week touting their latest edition of "Rich States, Poor States," the report they produce annually for the American Legislative Exchange Council.
International Business Machines Corp. will pit one of its computers against past champions of the “Jeopardy!” quiz show, more than a decade after another IBM machine defeated chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov .
Bill Lerach, the convicted felon once labeled the lawyer who brought corporate America to its knees, was giving a tour of his six-acre estate when he noticed pots of bamboo lined up at the end of the driveway.
Dino De Laurentiis , the son of Italian pasta makers who became a prolific movie producer of blockbuster hits such as “Serpico,” expensive duds such as “Dune” and sweeping epics including “War and Peace,” has died. He was 91.