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In his first game in 1963 with the San Diego Chargers, Walt Sweeney established a pattern that would mark his 13 seasons as a star in professional football. Even though it was only an exhibition, Sweeney played with a fearsome aggressiveness. As a...
Rex Scouten, whose 48-year career in the White House began with the Trumans and ended with the Clintons, and whose duties included helping first families transition to their oversized new home, died Feb. 20 at a hospital near his home in Fairfax, Va. He...
Tribune staff reporterA new big O is ascending on the fashion scene. Incoming First Lady Michelle Obama is poised to be the new Oprah and the next Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis--combined!--for designers, retailers and fashion aficionados. (Does that make her a double-O agent...
It’s hard to say who provided the best cartooning material during the 2012 Republican primaries. The lunatic fringe voters, the ones who turn out for these events, dutifully produced a rich, colorful succession of front runners; Bachmann, Gingrich,...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesFormer First Lady Nancy Reagan was reunited with old friends on Tuesday when she was guest of honor at the annual spring gathering of the Colleagues, a volunteer group that supports the Children's Institute in its work to help youngsters affected by...
"Politics is not an exact science," explained the exalted 19th-century German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck. "Politics is the art of the possible." Of course, Bismarck also said, "We Germans fear God, but nothing else in the world; and it is the fear...
During the '60s civil rights juggernaut, the "black is beautiful" movement flowered. It was the next logical step in America's extreme racial makeover. It affirmed the African aesthetic. It issued a counterpunch to centuries of stiff jabs about the...
In his prime, writer Gore Vidal didn't have much nice to say about people, and he enjoyed sharing his opinions. On live television in 1968, he referred to fellow commentator William F. Buckley as a "crypto-Nazi" (Buckley responded by calling Vidal...
There were only three topics of conversation on the late-night airwaves Monday: Martin Luther King Jr., the presidential inauguration, and of course, Michelle Obama’s bangs. On “The Daily Show,” correspondents Jessica Williams and Al...
Any writer knows the temptation of using one's family for material. They're immediate and present. Their influence is intense and fundamental. Writers usually justify the act on the grounds of authorial honesty: Since the issues in one's life are forged,...
Pop star and singing competition judge Britney Spears has bought the Thousand Oaks home of former professional hockey player Russ Courtnall and his wife, actress Paris Vaughan. The property came on the market in August at $8.5 million and was withdrawn...
Gayle Anderson was live in Simi Valley at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum to see "An American Christmas," a winter wonderland for the holiday season, featuring 25 trees decorated to celebrate the defining moments of America's road to...
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