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Los Angeles TimesBrute The Life of Victor Krulak, U.S. Marine Robert Coram Little, Brown; 349 pps., $27.99 "Brute" examines the life and career of U.S. Marine Lt. Gen. Victor H. "Brute" Krulak, the complex and controversial officer whose role in shaping the modern...
When they first met, Danny Boyle thought James Franco was stoned. When they next saw each other and Boyle had Franco memorize and read a scene from the "127 Hours" script, Boyle realized that Franco's half-baked demeanor had been a ruse, a combination...
Special to the Los Angeles Times"I am submitting the enclosed short story 'LIFE-LINE' for either 'Astounding' or 'Unknown,'" Robert A. Heinlein wrote to editor John Campbell in 1939, "because I am not sure which policy it fits the better." The former magazine published science fiction,...
Art Gilmore, who launched his more than 60-year career as an announcer in the 1930s and became a widely recognized voice on radio, television, commercials, documentaries and movie trailers, has died. He was 98. Gilmore died Sept. 25 of age-related causes...
Kevin McCarthy, the veteran stage and screen actor best known for his starring role as the panicked doctor who tried to warn the world about the alien "pod people" who were taking over in the 1956 science-fiction suspense classic "Invasion of the Body...
Jeanne M. Holm, who played a pivotal role in opening up the military to women and who was the first female general in the Air Force and the first woman in any military branch to become a two-star general, has died. She was 88. -------------------- FOR...
Tags: Career and Workplace, NATO, Ronald Reagan, Unions, Gerald Ford
Babylon & BeyondTwo years ago Tzipi Livni and Ahmed Qurei had a standing rendezvous at Jerusalem's King David Hotel, at least twice a week, to hash over hotly disputed issues such as borders, refugees and the future of Jerusalem. Back then meetings......
Expectations could hardly be lower for an American-sponsored peace conference scheduled to open Monday night in Annapolis, Md. A longtime Israeli diplomat recently lamented that Israeli leaders seemed to want a "Seinfeld summit" -- a summit about...
Tags: Politics, Gaza Strip, Israel, Judaism, Syria
Opinion divided on genocide bill Re "Genocide bill spurs Turkish envoy's recall," Oct. 12 The Turkish ambassador to the U.S. has been withdrawn, and there is an indication that Turkey is angry with the U.S. -- all because the U.S. may declare that the...
Peace in our time? All of a sudden, we're getting foreign affairs news that seems, well, good. The Israelis and Palestinians are restarting the long-stalled peace process. Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has stepped down as army chief of staff and...
Special to The TimesWITH the cost of sightseeing tours constantly increasing, travelers are turning to free self-guided walking tours to become acquainted with large cities. Most major cities — including Rio de Janeiro; Washington, D.C.; Hong Kong; and Los Angeles ...
Today's question: Should the goal of the peace process be a lasting peace or management of the stalemate? Does the U.S. have a role? Click here to read previous exchanges of this week's Dust-Up. Point: George E. Bisharat The United States has a moral...
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