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It was a third-grade homework assignment that sparked the creation of a collection of African-American art and artifacts on exhibit at Epcot. The Kinsey Collection, gathered by Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, grew from a desire to help their son, Khalil,...
Not everything was better in the "good old days." That includes tours of historic sites. At Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in the early 1970s, I recall docents speaking in hushed tones about "Mr. Jefferson," whose house seemed more a showplace for...
Paul GreenbergWhile the national spotlight is on the looming Fiscal Cliff and whether the country will go over it, plunging into the roaring waters below -- cue scary music -- the usual high-rollers (with your money, Dear Taxpayer) have seen their chance. They've put...
College lacrosse Scott to receive Spirit of Tewaaraton Award The Tewaaraton Foundation has named former Johns Hopkins lacrosse player, coach, and athletic director Bob Scott as the recipient of the 2013 Spirit of Tewaaraton Award. Scott, a National...
Soccer UMBC's Adams again one of top assistants in country For the sixth time since 2000, UMBC associate head coach Anthony Adams (Calvert Hall) has been recognized by College Soccer News as one of the top assistant coaches in the nation. The web...
The Indiana Statehouse now has a new portrait of Gov. Mitch Daniels. The governor’s official portrait was revealed Tuesday during a public ceremony at the Statehouse. “I hope that long after anybody can name the person in this portrait,...
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In its early days, America lacked world-class universities, libraries, scientific research facilities, and museums. Many Americans believed such things were unnecessary for national security and economic growth, and were disinterested in the promotion...
Robert KoehlerThis is American exceptionalism: "Now I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds." But you have to say it without the doubt, the regret -- the horror -- of Robert Oppenheimer, theoretical physicist extraordinaire and director of the Manhattan Project,...
FrameworkLos Angeles once had "The Swoose" - the oldest B-17 in existence - as a possible war memorial....
L.A. NOWMore than 1 million people have visited the California Science Center since space shuttle Endeavour arrived, a considerable boost for the Exposition Park museum that averages about 1.6 million visitors a year....
L.A. NOWIn her four decades as America’s cooking teacher, Julia Child had a hard and fast rule about commercial endorsements: She didn’t do them. It didn’t matter whether it was the butter that made her beurre blanc sauce sing, the pot in...
L.A. NOWSpace shuttle Endeavour will once again be on public display Tuesday as the California Science Center opens its doors to the pavilion that will showcase its new crown jewel....
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