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  • Kennedy Leads Nixon in Gallup Poll

     
    April 1, 1960: Vice President Richard Nixon pours Billy Graham a cup of coffee during a White House visit. Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) leads Vice President Richard Nixon in a presidential election poll, 53% to 47%, George Gallup says. Kennedy had...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 22, 1960

     
    'Dead' Bill Howard Now Living New Life The night of Nov. 16, 1958, I never quite made it to bed. The reason was William K. Howard, a man whose obituary three months before included the vital statistics that he had been a buddy of Mickey Cohen and had...
  • Gangland L.A. in the 1950s, via pulp nonfiction

     
    In the 1940s and '50s, Los Angeles was home to a remarkably high-profile mob presence. Gang boss -- or former gang boss -- Mickey Cohen was a target, not only for teens with autograph books, but also for people with......
  • Sarah Palin vs. Barack Obama: The approval gap silently shrinks to a few points

     
    The Republican's book tour vaults her popularity while the economy and war drag on Obama's....
  • What Sarah Palin is confiding to her 1,072,040 closest friends (Updated)

     
    Sarah Palin blogs frequently on her Facebook page. She discussing "Obamacare" and an new Afghanistan war tax....
  • Birth Control OK, Billy Graham Says

     
    The Scriptures say nothing that would bar responsible use of birth control, Billy Graham says. Dec. 13, 1959: I rarely republish The Times editorials because they are frequently embarrassing, taking such positions as the U.S. doesn’t need a federal...
  • The healer

     
    Sept. 20. 1957, Los Angeles Tent revivals are nothing new in Los Angeles--they have been going on for a century. But by any standards, Oral Roberts' crusades were sensational events. The televangelist staged his first Southern California revival from...
  • What a match-up! America's new most-admired women -- Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton

     
    It's a tie -- and what a political face-off it would be if they ever competed for the Oval Office....
  • Woody Allen and Billy Graham

     
    Woody Allen got a rave review in The Times for his upcoming CBS special. Can you think of anything as weird or complex or interesting as the thought of Allen sitting in a chair next to evangelist Billy Graham, discussing moral and ethical issues? "Mr....
  • The Courting of Celebrities

    The Church of Scientology uses celebrity spokesmen to endorse L. Ron Hubbard's teachings and give Scientology greater acceptability in mainstream America. As far back as 1955, Hubbard recognized the value of famous people to his fledgling, off-beat...