Valerie J. Nelson
Valerie J. Nelson is a former deputy Op-Ed editor at the Los Angeles Times. She has been a reporter and editor at the newspaper for 25 years.
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Smith was the assassinated president’s youngest sister, a former ambassador to Ireland and a champion of artists with disabilities.
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