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  • John Paul Stevens, a Cautious Jurist, Named to Supreme Court

     
    Dec. 19, 1975: President Gerald Ford chats with Supreme Court Justice Warren Burger, center, after John Paul Stevens, right, was sworn in as the court’s newest member. Dec. 20, 1975: The Times’ Linda Mathews covers Senate confirmation hearings on...
  • Marine Corps helicopter from Vietnam evacuation on display in San Diego

     
    On the 35th anniversary of its most famous mission, Marine Corps helicopter Lady Ace 09 was honored Friday at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego. A ceremony was held for the unveiling of the newly restored CH-46E......
  • TV Writers Go on Strike Over Residuals

     
    “I Wish He'd Finish His Cartoon Before He Takes His Coffee Break.”View this photo Akron has slipper sox! President Eisenhower, the man of the decade, according to a Gallup poll, goes bird hunting. A radioactive waste disposal company in Long Beach has...
  • Schwarzenegger faces tough choice: Release Manson follower from prison?

     
    Charles Manson has been denied 11 times. Manson follower Susan Atkins, who stabbed actress Sharon Tate to death more than 40 years ago, was denied parole even when she was terminally ill. Leslie Van Houten has been rejected nearly 20......
  • Obama's Oval Office gets history makeover

     
    Given the plight of so many unemployed Americans, President Obama did not want to spend a lot of money on a lavish redecoration of the Oval Office. But he did want to make it his own. So Obama asked California......
  • Khrushchev -- A Look Back

     
    Photograph by Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times Sept 19, 1959: Nikita Khrushchev, Los Angeles International Airport. What did Khrushchev make of his trip to Los Angeles? Fortunately, he deals with it at some length in his autobiography, published by Penn...
  • Rosh Hashana messages from Kennedy, Reagan, Ford and Bush -- Hoover and Johnson too

     
    President Obama's Rosh Hashana message continued a tradition of presidential greetings on the Jewish holiday, a tradition carried by Ford, Reagan, Clinton, among others....
  • Justice Department invites thousands of inmates to seek clemency

    Justice Department invites thousands of inmates to seek clemency
    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Wednesday unveiled the most ambitious federal clemency program in 40 years, inviting thousands of jailed drug offenders and other convicts to seek early release as part of a new program intended to correct...
  • Stephen Colbert channels pundit outrage over Obama's viral video

    Stephen Colbert channels pundit outrage over Obama's viral video
    President Obama's appearance on the Funny or Die sketch series "Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis" on Tuesday has become a viral sensation, with over 14 million views already. But not everyone is laughing, especially Stephen Colbert. On Wednesday...
  • James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief

    James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief
    James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
  • An artist of the alfresco

    Occasionally designers produce work that changes the way we see. This is the case with Nancy Goslee Power. In the 27 years since she arrived from New York, she has rewritten the rule about what may constitute a frontyard, first enclosing it, then...