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  • Military Snaps to Attention for Reagan

     
    Feb. 27, 1981: Military officers are back in uniform around Washington after an informal switch to civilian clothes, apparently prompted by a remark in 1955 by President Eisenhower that “the place looked like an armed camp.” The change was...
  • Paul Coates, April 4, 1961

     
    April 4, 1961: Paul Coates has an update on the Watts Towers. On the jump, Al Capp writes about Jim Hagerty, President Eisenhower's former press secretary, who is heading ABC's news operations. One goal is to cut 90 seconds off......
  • State of the Union addresses: So many words for so little action; Tonight, Barack Obama tries again

     
    Obama aides claim he'll not provide the traditional laundry lists of goals but a broader overview....
  • John F. Kennedy’s Inauguration in Pictures

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Jan. 20, 1961: Here is the story of President Kennedy’s inaugural as told through photos from The Times archives. Above, President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy shortly after the inauguration. Keep...
  • Obama signs repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell;' 'This is a good day'

     
    Democrat signs legislation by Democratic congressional majorities to repeal Democratic legislation passed and signed by the last Democratic president....
  • Ending the debate: Dwight Eisenhower's farewell address not as haphazard as many historians thought

     
    Editorial Board member Jim Newton is wrapping up work on his biography of President Eisenhower. In his research, he discovered the insightful tale of Eisenhower's farewell address, a story that begins with "boxes full of pine needles, acorns, and mouse......
  • Coin of the realm

     
    At a time when consumers pay for candy bars and cigarettes with debit cards, it might seem quaint to debate whether the dollar bill should be retired from U.S. currency. Yet debate there is, stimulated by the release of a......
  • Kennedy-Nixon Race an End to the Era of ‘Great Men’

     
    Nov. 6, 1960: I rarely, if ever, post Bill Henry’s columns because they are usually not terribly relevant or interesting. This one is a surprise, however, and well worth reading. “Dwight David Eisenhower, whose comparatively youthful successor will be...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did the annual Army-Navy Game draw two U.S. Presidents into the planning of the game and the future of football itself?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: The annual Army-Navy Game drew two separate U.S. Presidents directly into the planning of the game and, ultimately, the future of football itself. STATUS: True. As you spend today voting for your state's various elected officials, let us....
  • Nixon Accuses Kennedy of Using Notes During Debate

     
    Oct. 14, 1960: Vice President Richard Nixon accuses Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) of breaking their agreement by using notes during their televised debate. Press secretary Pierre Salinger said the only item Kennedy had was the text of President...
  • Literary auction at Bonhams & Butterfields today

     
    Monday'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......