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Robert Maheu

In the 15 years that Robert Maheu served as the public face of Howard Hughes, he never once met his reclusive and eccentric boss in person. A former operative...

Movies: Looking for Hughes in the High Clouds

The smoothness of Leonardo DiCaprio's face is deceptive. He can hide behind its boyish affability the way Laurence Olivier hid behind putty noses and funny...

Hughes for Sale: GM Or Ford may be the buyer

More than anything else, the late Howard Hughes loved airplanes. In 1932 he founded Hughes Aircraft, which manufactured the Winged Bullet that Hughes piloted to...

Books: Mad Money in High Places Citizen Hughes

Once upon a time, Howard Hughes set airspeed records and looked like Indiana Jones. Then came the long, slow tailspin into lunacy. By the time of his death in...

SEQUELS: Hughes' Ghost v. the Wolves

What was Howard Hughes' legal residence? Was he mentally competent? Did he leave a will? Who are the rightful heirs to his estimated $2 billion estate? Last...

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Top 10 Everything 2004

Come fly with us, and Leo, through the best (and worst) of 2004. Tops in the cinema this year include Scorsese's Howard Hughes biopic "The Aviator". Elsewhere,...

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