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Doris Singleton Actress worked with Lucille Ball Doris Singleton, 92, an actress best known for playing Lucy's friend Caroline Appleby on the classic TV comedy "I Love Lucy," died Tuesday in Los Angeles of complications from cancer, according to her...
Opinion L.A.I'm kind of missing Newt Gingrich already. It's pretty obvious that the Republican sachems are putting the citrus state death-squeeze on his choleric, solipsistic, haymaker-swinging, high-concept, low-road, zany Nicolas Cage-style presidential campaign....
Former First Lady Betty Ford, who captivated the nation with her unabashed candor and forthright discussion of her personal battles with breast cancer, prescription drug addiction and alcoholism, has died. She was 93. Ford died Friday at the Eisenhower...
Mark O. Hatfield, whose 35 years as Oregon's U.S. senator illuminated his conviction that Republicans could be God-fearing conservatives and also passionate advocates for ending wars and racial discrimination, has died. He was 89. Hatfield died Sunday in...
Opinion L.A.Over the weekend, Arnold Schwarzenegger wrote an Op-Ed for our pages in tribute to his father-in-law Sargent Shriver. He recounted the 1994 commencement speech Shriver gave at Yale that inspired Schwarzenegger to change his life path. Break mirrors, Sarge...
The Daily MirrorHere are some of the basic characteristics of the Nixon inner style, or method of operation: --A preference for persuasion rather than coercion. --An identification with heartland qualities, leaning unabashedly toward the square side. --A frustrating...
Top of the TicketThe war between the White House and Fox News keeps getting louder. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs on Tuesday continued the assault, even as some pundits and analysts voiced concern that the tactic could backfire by giving the already-popular.......
Top of the TicketItâs been quite a day in Florida politics, with two partings (neither of which involved sweet sorrow) and the announcement of one arrival. The first parting: The state GOP got rid of sold an oil painting of Gov. Charlie Crist,......
In 1969, 600 million people -- one-fifth of the world's population -- watched the live television broadcast of the moonwalk. Leading art book publisher Taschen has not let the 40th anniversary go unheralded; its book " Norman Mailer, MoonFire: The Epic...
GEORGE S. MCGOVERN, a former U.S. senator from South Dakota, was the Democratic nominee for president in 1972.VICE PRESIDENT Dick Cheney recently attacked my 1972 presidential platform and contended that today's Democratic Party has reverted to the views I advocated in 1972. In a sense, this is a compliment, both to me and the Democratic Party. Cheney intended no...
TODD GITLIN teaches journalism at Columbia University. His next book, "The Bulldozer and the Big Tent," will be published by John Wiley this fall.THE NEWS burst forth this week that eight former radicals, all or almost all of them said to have been members of a Marxist-Leninist fragment called the Black Liberation Army (a small breakaway from the faction-ridden Black Panthers) had been arrested ...
Special to The Times"The Puppet Show" isn't as much fun as you'd expect. And that's not because this exhibition at the Santa Monica Museum of Art is so serious and probing that fun is too frivolous an experience to expect from its mostly impressive inventory of works by 27...
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