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Perry's October trip to Israel sign of White House bid

...battle is wrong," he said. "Afghanistan is a good example of how we can learn from history but have not. From Alexander the Great to the British Empire to the Soviets, the people of Afghanistan remained the same. Why we thought we would have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-12/perrys-october-trip-israel-sign
Anatomy of a superhero

...Here's a look at the Caped Crusader:THE BATMOBILE Heroes have long been tied to their conveyances, whether it's Alexander the Great and his super steed, Bucephalus, or Michael Knight and the talking car, KITT. Batman's Batmobile is a direct...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2010-06-10/anatomy-superhero
Titanic went down faster than some meals

...Adolf Hitler (vegetable soup and mashed potatoes).Some last suppers, Caldwell admits, are educated guesses. Alexander the Great, for instance, succumbed to malaria after a feast that lasted for days.The meal that jumped off the pages...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/glynn-moore/2010-05-09/titanic-went-down-faste
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Stone sinks on second attempt at 'Alexander'

...audience the opportunity to engage with, or even understand, the intrigue-laden plot. Epic in scale, the story of Alexander the Great (Colin Farrell) has always frightened filmmakers. The mere geography of the project, which encompasses most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/28/mov_459821.shtml
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Travel briefs

...deserts, the Silk Road guided camel caravans to and from Central Asia and Europe. Marco Polo, Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great followed its paths. Organizers hope to relieve the region's isolation and poverty by adjusting policies to promote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/27/liv_445226.shtml
Life & style
Mini reviews

...Done with skill, but disposable. Augusta Village and Masters ALEXANDER (HH, R) Oliver Stone's epic about Alexander the Great stars Colin Farrell stars as the king who conquered the known world before his death at 32. Masters, begins Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/13/mov_439812.shtml
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Macedonian relics depict life and times of world conqueror

...Alexander, the historical personage from scholarly research and archaeological digs, the Greek organizers say. "Alexander the Great: Treasures From an Epic Era of Hellenism," opening Friday at the Onassis Cultural Center, presents some 200...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/13/art_437022.shtml
Arts
Mini reviews

...track them down. Augusta Exchange and Evans, ends today in Aiken ALEXANDER (HH, R) Oliver Stone's epic about Alexander the Great is ambitious and sincere, but fails to find a focus for its story. Colin Farrell stars as the king who conquered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/02/mov_436079.shtml
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People in the News

LONDON - Princess Diana was self-conscious about her intelligence, or lack of it, according to videotapes broadcast in the United States.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/01/ent_435946.shtml
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'Alexander' evokes parallels to American politics

LOS ANGELES - Although he lived 2,300 years ago, Alexander the Great may have something to say about current American politics. Oliver Stone's "Alexander" has rekindled interest and prompted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/26/mov_435574.shtml
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