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John F. Kennedy

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  • Hollywood producer Robert Evans revels in the 'flare of the dare'

    Hollywood producer Robert Evans revels in the 'flare of the dare'
    In his new memoir, "The Fat Lady Sang," legendary Hollywood producer Robert Evans recalls taking an overnight flight from Los Angeles to New York in the late 1950s when he was an up-and-coming film actor. The plane had six sleeping berths in the tail...
  • Kennedy clan member Bobby Shriver entering L.A. county race

    Kennedy clan member Bobby Shriver entering L.A. county race
    Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver is officially running for Los Angeles County supervisor, emailing supporters Monday that he plans to announce his bid imminently. “In a few days, I will formally announce that I am running for Los Angeles...
  • Eddie Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees

    Eddie Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees
    FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC) "12 Years a Slave" -- Joe Walker "Captain Phillips" -- Chris Rouse, A.C.E. "Gravity" -- Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger "Her" -- Eric Zumbrunnen, A.C.E., and Jeff Buchanan "Saving Mr. Banks" -- Mark Livolsi, A.C.E. FEATURE FILM...
  • Bobby Shriver can start raising money for supervisor race, county says

    Bobby Shriver can start raising money for supervisor race, county says
    Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver has filed papers that allow him to begin raising money to run for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, according to the county clerk’s office. The nephew of late President John F. Kennedy has not...
  • Why the Astrodome is worth saving

    Why the Astrodome is worth saving
    HOUSTON — Forget Monticello or the Chrysler building: There may be no piece of architecture more quintessentially American than the Astrodome. Widely copied after it opened in 1965, it perfectly embodies postwar U.S. culture in its brash...
  • JFK assassination: L.A. cultural groups remember

    JFK assassination: L.A. cultural groups remember
    As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963, a few cultural groups in Southern California are observing the occasion with performances dedicated to the memory of the 35th president. "Sunny Afternoon."...
  • Critic's Notebook: JFK was arts patron in chief

    Critic's Notebook: JFK was arts patron in chief
    Three days after Lee Harvey Oswald's bullet inconsolably blackened the mood of America, Leonard Bernstein tried to lift the nation's spirits by focusing on a special legacy — one that is getting too little attention in the commentary around Friday's...
  • JFK assassination: Listen to how classical music responded in 1963

    JFK assassination: Listen to how classical music responded in 1963
    For most people, the image of John F. Kennedy’s assassination is documentary. And we all know what that means. Where do you stand on the Zapruder film? Was this the act of a single gunman or a conspiracy? With the 50th anniversary Friday of one of...
  • NASA families object to Beyonce's use of Challenger recordings

    NASA families object to Beyonce's use of Challenger recordings
    Beyonce's single "XO" begins with a warning. Former NASA public affairs officer Steve Nesbitt is sampled saying "Flight controllers here looking very carefully at the situation. Obviously a major malfunction." It's taken from audio recordings of the...
  • George Jacobs dies at 86; Frank Sinatra's longtime valet

    George Jacobs dies at 86; Frank Sinatra's longtime valet
    For George Jacobs, whose business card proclaimed him "The Last of the Rat Pack," there were some very good years. From 1953 to 1968, he was Frank Sinatra's valet, traveling companion and pal, a gentleman's gentleman who poured the Jack Daniels at...
  • Bells shatter a November morning

    Bells shatter a November morning
    SACRAMENTO — Five bells rang, followed by the clack-clack of paper spewing from the Teletype. It was a bulletin. "Dallas, Nov. 22 (UPI)—Three shots were fired at President Kennedy's motorcade today in downtown Dallas." Five bells for a...