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  • Obama gets standing ovations at UC Irvine commencement

    Obama gets standing ovations at UC Irvine commencement
    President Obama on Saturday challenged the 2014 graduating class of UC Irvine to build on the legacy of the Orange County campus, which was among the first to show that man-made chemicals were harming the atmosphere. Speaking to more than 30,000 in...
  • Obama's address at UC Irvine sparks memories of another time

    As he listens to President Obama speak to the 2014 UC Irvine graduating class during a commencement celebration today at Angel Stadium, James McGaugh said he’ll be reflecting on an academic rite of passage held 50 years ago in “similarly...
  • Ruby Dee: A TV Trailblazer Who Was Not Allowed to Dance with George C. Scott

    Ruby Dee scored plenty of film and stage triumphs during her long career in showbiz. The actress who died Wednesday at the age of 91 is equally renowned for her activism on behalf of civil rights and other humanitarian causes. But Dee also left a proud...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Giant' on TCM

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Giant' on TCM
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 8 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Sixties The assassination of President...
  • Putin's well-worn fascist lies

    Putin's well-worn fascist lies
    Vladimir Putin, with the aid of his vast propaganda machinery, has convinced many Russians that the interim government in Ukraine is expressly Nazi and fascist. And while there were some neo-Nazi goons among the protesters who brought down the corrupt...
  • TV Review: CNN's 'The Sixties'

    Tethered to the rather sobering notion that the youngest baby boomers are turning 50 this year, CNN's "The Sixties" provides a nostalgic if not particularly insightful look at that tumultuous decade, one that inevitably features considerable overlap as it...
  • Bryan Cranston: All the World's His Stage

    Spend enough time with Bryan Cranston and he'll show you the imaginary dial he uses to visualize how someone -- anyone, including you -- lives life. "I came up with this gauge 15, 20 years ago," he says, launching into a monologue with the easy...
  • CNN's 'The Sixties' is a familiar flashback

     CNN's 'The Sixties' is a familiar flashback
    Oh, the Sixties, the Sixties! Oh my lord, the Sixties. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Some of you kids are probably sick to death of hearing about them, "Mad Men" notwithstanding, but as decades go, it is a hard one to beat for...
  • Review: 'The Dylanologists' by David Kinney

    Review: 'The Dylanologists' by David Kinney
    Prior to John Lennon's 1980 murder at the hands of an obsessive Beatles aficionado, the most infamous rock fan was A.J. Weberman, a man who memorized every Bob Dylan lyric, taught Dylan classes, wrote Dylan books (including a Dylan-to-English dictionary),...
  • Clyde Snow dies at 86; forensic anthropologist read old bones' secrets

    When Clyde Snow testified at the 2006 genocide trial of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, the defendant confronted him with a question Snow futilely yearned to answer. As one of the world's foremost forensic anthropologists, the wisecracking, chain-smoking...
  • Thomas 'Lem' Johns dies at 88; Secret Service agent for LBJ

    Thomas "Lem" Johns, a Secret Service agent who protected Lyndon B. Johnson as he was sworn in as president on Air Force One in the chaotic aftermath of President Kennedy's assassination, has died. He was 88. Grandson Michael Johns said the former...
  • Clyde Snow, forensic anthropologist who helped ID victims of John Wayne Gacy, dies at 86

    Clyde Snow, forensic anthropologist who helped ID victims of John Wayne Gacy, dies at 86
    Clyde Snow, one of the nation's foremost forensic anthropologists, who discovered the hidden stories told by skeletal remains and helped identify Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele and countless victims of accidents, crimes and state-sanctioned abuses of...