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Newt Gingrich says he's staying in the Republican presidential race all the way to the GOP convention in August, and that he's willing — even eager — to fight for the nomination on the convention floor. But does he have a chance? Gingrich and...
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Charles T. Manatt, who founded one of the biggest and most influential law firms in Los Angeles and then became a political power as chairman of the state and national Democratic parties, died Friday night. He was 75. Manatt died at Kindred Hospital in...
Book review: 'Eisenhower 1956: The President's Year of Crisis — Suez and the Brink of War' by David A. NicholsLos Angeles TimesEisenhower 1956: The President's Year of Crisis — Suez and the Brink of War. David A. Nichols Simon & Schuster: 346 pp., $28 As the Middle East has trembled in recent weeks, the Obama administration has struggled for a coherent and forceful...
Leonard Weinglass, a crusading lawyer who championed radical and liberal causes and clients in some of the most controversial trials of the 1960s and '70s, including the Chicago 7 and Pentagon Papers cases, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 77. The...
L.A. NOWL.A. schools chief Ramon C. Cortines talked about revamping teacher evaluations as a tool for helping teachers improve as part of his final, annual address to administrators Wednesday morning at Hollywood High School. Overall, the 30-minute speech...
Jacket CopyMonday's auction of fine books, manuscripts and historical photographs at Bonhams & Butterfields begins at 10 a.m. PDT. Among the signature pieces are a world atlas, dating from the late 1500s, with vivid color maps, detailed drawings of the locals......
The Daily MirrorPhotograph by Jack Gaunt / Los Angeles Times Photograph by Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times Nov. 1, 1960: Chris Morales, a regular Daily Mirror reader, asked if I could find any photos of John F. Kennedyâs visit to East......
The Daily MirrorColumnist Gets Nosy About First Ladies Every Monday morning, two thin eight-page bulletins find their collective way into my mailbox. Both are called "The Insider's Newsletter." One, on white bond trimmed neatly in blue, is subtitled, "An every Monday...
The Daily MirrorMash Notes and Comment âDear Mr. Coates: âIt is again our privilege to have a dance date for the purpose of raising funds for the âMarch of Dimesâ Saturday evening, Jan. 23. âWe were unfortunate in having you at our last yearâs date and we...
The Daily MirrorCoates Views the Funny Side of Nixon NEWS ITEM (Hank Grant's column, Hollywood Reporter) -- "Writer Tony Webster's been approached to pen gags for Richard Nixon's campaign speeches." I'm no Criswell, but I can make a prediction or two, myself. And, the...
Dixon Gayer thought the politics of 1960s Orange County cried out for a voice of moderation. So he invented one. Gayer was an admittedly liberal columnist writing in conservative Orange County when the ultraconservative John Birch Society was a political...
L.A. UnleashedBARRE, Vt. â A clause in a city law that requires cats to be on leashes has sparked a hissing match among fans of free-roaming felines. A City Council meeting with cats on the agenda drew an unusually large crowd......
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