Robert Redford celebrates his birthday today, and we asked the Monitor's followers on Facebook what their favorite films were by the legendary actor and director. Here are the top five:
Newt Gingrich said his recent campaign troubles came from consultants who wanted him to measure his words more carefully. Were they right? Or does he just need more cash?
In the graceful documentary 'Buck,' compassion wins with horse trainer Buck Brannaman, who was the inspiration for 'The Horse Whisperer.'
Bryce Harper's $9.9 million contract is turning out to be a boon for the Washington Nationals' farm team, even with all the attention to the Bryce Harper 'kiss.'
'The Conspirator' is a courtroom drama about Mary Surratt, a Confederate sympathizer accused of helping to plot Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
The Civil War, which began 150 years ago Tuesday, has long been a potent theme in film – highlighted by the release of a new Civil War film by Robert Redford Friday.