From Nixon to Obama, politicians have used TV to connect with Americans
The politics-as-showbiz era began in earnest in the Reagan years
“Politics is show business for ugly people”
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Follow along on your mobile device or desktop for stats and updates from Star sportswriters and photographers at Sunday afternoon's Chiefs-Bengals game in Cincinnati. Kickoff is noon on CBS.
An outdoors day at Smithville Lake was set up by Alphapointe, a Kansas City non-profit that specializes in caring for the visually impaired. The kids had a blast.
Follow along on your mobile device or desktop for stats and updates from Star sportswriters about Sunday afternoon's Royals-Twins game in Minneapolis. First pitch is 2:10 p.m. on Fox Sports Kansas City.
Check out our collection of sharp political and cultural jabs by Kansas City Star cartoonist Lee Judge.
A little boy, frail and unable to walk, is left all alone; will he be found in time?
Severely neglected children don’t heal in days or months, and they don’t do it alone
Five years on, Govi is so much stronger and sure of the love that surrounds him
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“American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood” opens Oct. 10 at the Nelson
Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins museum has the largest public holdings of Benton’s art
To some he was a glorified illustrator. To others he was a uniquely gifted storyteller
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