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Jackie Kennedy's transformation of the White House in 1961 from practically a lived-in suburban home to a pristine museum -- the results of which were enshrined on a hit TV tour -- was the first time many Americans were given such an intimate glimpse into...
Ruth Ford, a onetime member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre who appeared in numerous Broadway plays and in films and television, has died. She was 98. Ford died Wednesday of age-related complications at her home in New York City, said her lawyer,...
Tags: Movies, Orson Welles, Obituaries, Truman Capote, Music Theater
The Daily MirrorWilliam Pelley Still Haunts Us William Dudley Pelley looks like any other elderly man, but the assumption dissipates itself when he opens his mouth. His hair is gray; his face, lined; his manner of speech, halting, uncertain. A few weeks short of his 70th...
The Daily MirrorTo Mars in a Tub The reason the Russians are beating us into space is no mystery to Sam Lobell of S Westmoreland Ave. In a word -- bathtubs. Others may cite graphs and statistics showing Russian emphasis on science and aid to bright students are...
Top of the TicketIt would be tempting to write off Sarah Palin's latest money-making adventure as the end of an inglorious political career. Word is the former Alaska governor and onetime Republican vice presidential candidate will star in her own reality TV show......
Opinion L.A.Readers sometimes accuse The Times' editorial board of decrying the filibuster -- and other such procedural obstructions to legislative action -- only when it inhibits Democrats from passing their pet projects (such as healthcare reform). As far as the...
Top of the TicketThe president wants to sign a new arms deal with Russian president Dmitry Medvedev and calm East European nerves about U.S. steadfastness....
Jacket CopyThe winners for the Pulitzer Prizes and all finalists have been announced. There were prizes awarded in all five book categories. Biography winner: "The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt" by T.J Stiles. Finalists: "Cheever: A Life" by......
Times Staff WriterWhen he died, the nation mourned. Flags flew at half-staff. Movie screens went dark. Radio broadcasters observed 30 minutes of silence. Under a scorching sun in Glendale, 50,000 people filed past his casket. In an era of hip-hop and reality TV, it is...
Tags: Clark Gable, Gardens and Parks, Movies, Charity, Celebrities
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMore than a quarter-century after his death and 56 years after he single-handedly took out three enemy machine-gun nests in the Korean War, Army Master Sgt. Woodrow Wilson Keeble was awarded the Medal of Honor on Monday -- the first Sioux to receive the...
Times Staff WriterDICK GULDSTRAND punches the accelerator, pulling the Z06 hardtop fast around the first turn on Mulholland Drive. The Cahuenga Pass disappears as the Corvette claws up the grade. With a 427 V-8 under the hood, the car's a beast, and Guldstrand loves it...
KITTY KELLEY, author of "The Royals," is working on a biography of Oprah Winfrey.THE OXFORD UNION last week staged a most provocative debate, one that might have embarrassed the British monarch. Days before Queen Elizabeth II was scheduled to arrive in the U.S., the debating society considered whether the colonies were even worthy...
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