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  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Dec. 21, 2008

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Dec. 21, 2008
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || The Private Patient by P.D. James (Knopf: $25.95) A murder investigation focuses on the staff from a plastic-surgery clinic. || 3 || || 2. || Scarpetta by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam: $27.95)...
  • 'The Lincoln Anthology' edited by Harold Holzer, 'The Best American History Essays on Lincoln' edited by Sean Wilentz, Ronald C. White's biography 'A. Lincoln' and others

    'The Lincoln Anthology' edited by Harold Holzer, 'The Best American History Essays on Lincoln' edited by Sean Wilentz, Ronald C. White's biography 'A. Lincoln' and others
    It was Tuesday, May 30, 1922, the day of the dedication of the solemn and splendid memorial to Abraham Lincoln in Washington, and the ceremony on the Mall featured speeches by President Warren Harding and Chief Justice William Howard Taft. The most...
  • It was Huntington's master plan

    It was Huntington's master plan
    WHEN THE current mortgage crisis ends, someone is going to make big bucks. Probably developers. They'll buy up houses at bargain prices, tear them down, put in a subdivision and start hawking mortgages. The L.A. investor's rule: It's never about the...
  • Parting words of past presidents

    Parting words of past presidents
    A spoken presidential farewell address –- over radio or television -- is a relatively modern phenomenon. Since Harry Truman's parting words from the White House in 1953, only five other presidents have delivered farewell addresses. George Washington and...
  • Negative campaigning -- what's new?

    Negative campaigning -- what's new?
    In 1800, Thomas Jefferson endured a presidential campaign in which supporters of his opponent, President John Adams, labored mightily to convince the public that the then-vice president was an atheistic coward hell-bent on ripping Bibles from the homes of...
  • In Los Angeles, a 1900s White House for the not quite presidential

    In Los Angeles, a 1900s White House for the not quite presidential
    JOHN McCAIN doesn't know how many houses he owns, but he wants 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Ever since the "presidential palace" was completed in 1800, the White House has been the ultimate American address. For a century it was our largest house, more than...
  • Tea Parties remain a legitimate form of protest.

    I'll never cease to be amazed how self-proclaimed "progressives" can so misread the political motivations of tens of millions of their fellow countrymen. I'm not certain whether they are genetically predisposed to this blind spot, or whether their self-...
  • Monster Mash: Broad gets competition for downtown site; sentencing in Muhammad case

     
    -- Not so fast: Eli Broad has some competition for the possible downtown site for his new art museum. (Los Angeles Times) -- Heading for the slammer: A Swedish court has sentenced two brothers to jail for firebombing the home......
  • Theater review: 'Carry It On' at Theatricum Botanicum

     
    What becomes legends most? Not necessarily treating them with respect. “Carry It On,” Theatricum Botanicum’s musical survey of American idealists and activists, has a faultless heart, but its showbiz instincts could use a goosing. Director-writer...
  • Struggling high school still struggle with FCAT (will new grading system help them?)

     
    When the state released school grades on Aug. 6, the high school marks were all listed as “pending.” That was expected. A 2008 law changed the grading system for high schools, making FCAT count for only 50 percent of their grades instead of...
  • Milt Program Guide Jan 09

    THURSDAY, JANUARY 1ST OPEN-LINE We’ll continue our discussion tonight of the Blagojevich scandal and take your phone calls.  Now that the dust has begun to settle, are you still certain Blagojevich should be impeached and convicted of a crime?...
  • Free speech run amok is the price one pays for being an American

    All but masochists have to be pleased the 2008 election campaigns have finally ended. The rhetorical, advertising, and Internet overkill went on long enough, but whether political dialogue has reached a new low certainly is open to question. Prior to the...