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Robert F. Kennedy

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  • Sundance 2012: Taylor Swift hits red carpet for Ethel Kennedy doc

     
    Sundance Film Festival: When one thinks of political matriarch Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert F. Kennedy, probably the last thing that comes to mind is pop star Taylor Swift. And yet there the 22-year-old country singer was, walking the red carpet...
  • Richard Threlkeld dies at 74; veteran TV anchor and correspondent

    Richard Threlkeld dies at 74; veteran TV anchor and correspondent
    Richard Threlkeld, a former CBS and ABC correspondent who covered the fall of Saigon and helped establish the CBS "Sunday Morning" show with weekly stories that showcased his prodigious energy and incisive writing, died Friday in a car crash on Long...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Robert Reich, Pre-Occupied

    Patt Morrison Asks: Robert Reich, Pre-Occupied
    Robert Reich has worked in a lot of big white buildings -- in the Senate, as an intern to Robert F. Kennedy; in the office of then-Solicitor General Robert Bork; in the Ford and Carter administrations; and as labor secretary to President Clinton. Now...
  • Mexico admits responsibility in rape, torture of indigenous woman

     
    For the second time in a month, the Mexican government has formally taken responsibility for military abuses committed years ago, a step demanded by a series of international human-rights court rulings....
  • Sundance Film Festival announces its drama, documentary premieres

     
    Sundance Film Festival is perhaps best known for its narrative and dramatic competitions, but the real business in Park City, Utah, is done around the Sundance Film Festival premieres — and none of the features announced Monday has a distribution...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: From West Hollywood to Wilshire

    Southern California Close-Ups: From West Hollywood to Wilshire
    Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that we extend our subway system westward. (Hey, we're working on it.) Or maybe...
  • Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West

    Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West
    Margaret Tante Burk, a businesswoman, publicist and book enthusiast who co-founded one of the country's largest literary lunch groups, died Oct. 6 in Los Angeles of natural causes, her son, Harry, said. She was 93. For 30 years, until 2007, Burk ran...
  • PASSINGS: Philip Matthew Hannan, Johnnie Wright, Jessy Dixon

    PASSINGS: Philip Matthew Hannan, Johnnie Wright, Jessy Dixon
    Philip Matthew Hannan Cleric gave the eulogy for President Kennedy Retired New Orleans Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan, 98, who sought to console a grieving nation in his eulogy for President Kennedy, died Thursday in New Orleans after a long period of...
  • PST, A to Z: 'Peace Press Graphics 1967-1987' at UAM CSULB

     
    Pacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
  • 'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' take top Emmys

    'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' take top Emmys
    It was repeat victories for ABC's "Modern Family" and AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday night as they captured the marquee prizes at the 63rd annual Emmy Awards. The sitcom about a deliciously dysfunctional family won its second consecutive trophy for...
  • Filmmakers behind George Plimpton documentary seek final funds in Kickstarter campaign

     
    A documentary about writer/editor George Plimpton, founder of the Paris Review and first-generation immersive journalist, is raising funds on Kickstarter....