Thursday Review writer Michael Bush shares with readers his experiences as an ex-pat living in China, and especially what is was like to be overweight in a world of tiny people; this is the story of how he came to terms with his weight, and what he did to lose 100 lbs. Read Michael’s entertaining article on our Features Page, or click here.
Thursday Review’s Alan Clanton looks at the Steven Spielberg film, Bridge of Spies, starring Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance. It tells the remarkable true story of attorney James B. Donovan, who represents a Russian spy, and later negotiates a complex trade between the Superpowers, bringing home an American pilot. Read the movie review on our Film & TV Page.
Thursday Review celebrates the achievements of NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who recently broke Mike Fincke’s record of 382 cumulative days spent in space by a U.S. astronaut; Kelly will soon break another record: the most continuous time spent in space. Read our complete article about Kelly’s mission aboard the International Space Station.
Thursday Review looks at the life of U.S. Secret Service agent Jerry Parr, one of the men who saved President Ronald Reagan’s life on March 30, 1981 in Washington, D.C. when John Hinckley opened fire with a .22 handgun. As a kid, Parr dreamed of becoming an agent. Read the full story on our Front Page.