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  • TV This Week Dec. 15 - 21: 'I Love Lucy Christmas Special' on CBS

    TV This Week Dec. 15 - 21: 'I Love Lucy Christmas Special' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY Had your fill of holiday movies? Too...
  • Alan Wood dies at 90; provided Iwo Jima flag in World War II

    Alan Wood dies at 90; provided Iwo Jima flag in World War II
    Alan Wood never claimed to be a hero, but he did play a supporting role in one of World War II's most stirring moments. It was at Iwo Jima on Feb. 23, 1945. Straining into the wind, five Marines and a Navy corpsman planted the Stars and Stripes on the...
  • Edmund S. Morgan dies at 97; scholar on early America

    Edmund S. Morgan dies at 97; scholar on early America
    Edmund S. Morgan, a leading scholar of the Colonial era who helped reinvigorate the reputations of the founding fathers, probed the country's racial and religious origins and, in his 80s, wrote a bestselling biography of Benjamin Franklin, has died in...
  • Haynes Johnson dies at 81; won Pulitzer for civil rights coverage

    Haynes Johnson dies at 81; won Pulitzer for civil rights coverage
    Haynes Johnson, a Washington journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the civil rights movement and migrated from newspapers to television, books and teaching, died Friday at a hospital in Bethesda, Md., after suffering a heart attack. He...
  • John Graves dies at 92; one of Texas' most celebrated authors

    Author John Graves, whose 1960 book "Goodbye to a River" and authentic depictions of rural Texas made him one of the state's most celebrated and beloved writers, has died. He was 92. Graves died Wednesday at the home he called Hard Scrabble near Glen...
  • James Martin dies at 79; futurist who predicted the rise of the Internet

    James Martin dies at 79; futurist who predicted the rise of the Internet
    British futurist James Martin, who predicted the ubiquity of computers and foretold the rise of the Internet in "The Wired Society," a 1978 book that was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, has died near his private island in Bermuda. He was 79. Authorities...
  • PASSINGS: Michael Baigent, Elliott Reid, John L. Dotson Jr.

    PASSINGS: Michael Baigent, Elliott Reid, John L. Dotson Jr.
    Michael Baigent Historical mysteries author sued publisher of 'Da Vinci Code' Michael Baigent, 65, a writer who gained attention for launching a lawsuit contending that "The Da Vinci Code" stole ideas from his book, died of a brain hemorrhage June...
  • Pioneering AIDS play 'Normal Heart' revived just in time

    Pioneering AIDS play 'Normal Heart' revived just in time
    Actor Tim Cummings is quietly stripping on stage at Los Angeles' Fountain Theatre. Each item of clothing comes off with mounting dread. Now Cummings, who plays writer-turned-AIDS activist Ned Weeks in Larry Kramer's pioneering play "The Normal Heart,"...
  • The National Book Awards 2013: Poetry longlist

    The National Book Awards 2013: Poetry longlist
    Can you name any of the poets on the longlist for the National Book Awards' 2013 prize in poetry? If you listen to National Public Radio, the answer is yes, you probably can. That's because one of 10 finalists, named Tuesday, is nationally known for his...
  • National Book Awards: nonfiction longlist

    National Book Awards: nonfiction longlist
    The 10 books on the National Book Awards' longlist for the nonfiction prize include works by some of the nation’s best-known historians, a memoir about a childhood in the shadow of the CIA and bestselling books about America’s economic decline...
  • Emmy Awards 2013: Jeff Daniels pays tribute to Lanford Wilson

    Emmy Awards 2013: Jeff Daniels pays tribute to Lanford Wilson
    Acceptance speeches at Hollywood awards shows aren't usually noted for their high-brow references or even basic coherence. But when Jeff Daniels won an Emmy Award on Sunday for his lead role in the HBO series "The Newsroom," he paid tribute to the late...