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  • Facts or conspiracies?

    Facts or conspiracies?
    Almost all of the readers who responded to Michael Shermer's Op-Ed article Tuesday didn't buy his idea that psychology helps to explain why JFK assassination theories persist. Reader Stephany Yablow of North Hollywood wrote: "J. Edgar Hoover came up...
  • Week 6 HS picks: Will even Emmaus, Whitehall and CCHS fans go see "Parkland"?

     
    Breaking Bad's series finale last week was good, really good. I came late to the "Breaking Bad" party, but I am glad I got inside the door before the series ended. Great television. Sunday nights won't be the same for me. Maybe, if I get a chance, I...
  • JFK assassination 50th anniversary TV programming

     
    50 years ago this month — on Nov. 22, 1963 — President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas by Lee Harvey Oswald (himself later shot and killed by Jack Ruby). The JFK assassination caused political, social and emotional upheavals...
  • Commentary: Recalling events, public personal, of 50 years ago

    Fifty years ago, Sept. 12, 1963, was a Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. Young people were listening to "My Boyfriend's Back" by the Angels. J.D. Salinger's "Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour, An Introduction," had recently been published....
  • Two Installations at the Wadsworth Excavate Bits of Cultural And Political History

    Two Installations at the Wadsworth Excavate Bits of Cultural And Political History
    When you leave "Ode to a Hippie," a "site-specific environment" by Virgil Marti in the Wadsworth's Matrix Gallery, you are at a loss. What, exactly, is a hippie? Where's the ode? Who moved my cheese? These and other questions flutter in the air behind...
  • 'Parkland' -- Just the facts on JFK's assassination

    "If he had lived, there would be no Kennedy myth, no Camelot!" said Pat Buchanan. I, YOUR Liz, have lived through a plethora of U.S. history that a lot of people didn't get to experience; I having been here on this Earth since 1923. But nothing...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Parkland'

    A painful retelling of the Nov. 22, 1963, assassination of President Kennedy in which the two least important players seem to be JFK and Lee Harvey Oswald, "Parkland" dramatizes the immediate impact of that tragedy on the lives of civilians, professionals...
  • Chicago's overlooked champions

    Chicago's overlooked champions
    The story of the 1963 Bears, Chicago's overlooked champions, begins at the end of the 1962 season. That year, the Bears won four of their last five games, including a 3-0 season finale against the Lions that many of the players recall as one of the...
  • Shel Hershorn dies at 82; photojournalist chronicled '60s tumult

    Shel Hershorn dies at 82; photojournalist chronicled '60s tumult
    Shel Hershorn, a photojournalist who documented the tumult of the 1960s and then dropped out to live a rustic lifestyle in northern New Mexico, died Sept. 17 at a nursing home in Espanola, N.M. He was 82. Born in Denver on June 11, 1929, Herbert...
  • Terrance McGarry dies at 72; reporter, editor at UPI and L.A. Times

    Terrance McGarry dies at 72; reporter, editor at UPI and L.A. Times
    Terrance W. McGarry, a former Los Angeles Times Valley edition reporter and assistant city editor whose previous work for United Press International included coverage of the assassination of President Kennedy, died Tuesday of a rare brain disease at his...
  • How Lee Harvey Oswald's coffin ended up in Brentwood

     
    Brentwood residents won't guess what auctioneer Nate D. Sanders has dug up. "It's Lee Harvey Oswald's coffin," Laura Yntema, one of Sanders' managers, explained at his auction house tucked behind a row of Barrington Avenue apartment units. A funeral home....
  • Lee Harvey Oswald's first coffin is sold for $72,890

     
    A wooden coffin that once held the remains of President John F. Kennedy’s assassin has sold for $72,890, according to a Brentwood auction company....