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Lyndon B. Johnson

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  • Obama calls for action on climate change, takes aim at doubters

    Obama calls for action on climate change, takes aim at doubters
    President Obama, in an address speech to UC Irvine graduates Saturday, took aim at congressional Republicans and others who dispute climate change, saying they posed a threat to the future. The president told those gathered at Angel Stadium in Anaheim...
  • Barack Obama challenges UC Irvine grads to join climate-change fight

    Barack Obama challenges UC Irvine grads to join climate-change fight
    President Obama on Saturday challenged the 2014 graduates of UC Irvine to build on the legacy of their 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...
  • Broadway Play 'All the Way,' Starring Bryan Cranston, Recoups Its $3.9 Million

    "All the Way," the heavyweight Tony contender with Bryan Cranston in the leading role, has recouped its $3.9 million capitalization costs after about 16 weeks on the boards, according to the show's producers. Weekly sales have been robust for the...
  • Clint Eastwood, Carole King to present at Tonys

    Clint Eastwood, Carole King to present at Tonys
    The Tonys will have a major burst of star power this year. Clint Eastwood, Carole King and Bradley Cooper are among the presenters at the June 8 ceremony that honors Broadway's best. The three-hour telecast starts at 8 p.m. on CBS. Eastwood has...
  • Tony Awards 2014: A few rays of sunshine in a mostly cloudy Broadway season

    The Tony Awards will be handed out Sunday, and the safe money is on "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" for best musical and "All the Way" for best play. But nothing is guaranteed in a Broadway season as patchy as this one. There's a fair chance that...
  • Cantor's defeat shouldn't kill immigration reform

    Is it possible that a few thousand people in a single suburban district in Virginia will determine the nation's future policy on immigration? The notion that outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's defeat will "send a shudder through rank-and-file...
  • Giovanni Ribisi to Play Presidential Adviser Lee C. White in 'Selma' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Giovanni Ribisi has joined the cast of Paramount's Martin Luther King Jr. biopic "Selma," starring David Oyelowo as King and Tom Wilkinson as Lyndon B. Johnson. Ribisi will play Lee C. White, an adviser to John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson who was...
  • First redistribute Vatican wealth

    I have great respect for the humility displayed by Pope Francis, but in his latest call for the "legitimate" redistribution of wealth, he has it backward. Instead of taking more money from those who have earned it, he should advocate for creating new...
  • As Tony Awards host, Hugh Jackman follows yonder star

    As Tony Awards host, Hugh Jackman follows yonder star
    Hugh Jackman leaned back in a Radio City Musical Hall chair at a Tony Awards rehearsal session Thursday and contemplated the question that has been on everyone's mind — including his — since he was asked to step in for longtime host Neil...
  • Will the Tony Awards be a 'Beautiful' night?

    Will the Tony Awards be a 'Beautiful' night?
    NEW YORK — Especially in this weirdest of Broadway seasons, this year's Tony Awards (June 8 at Radio City Music Hall) really are two separate contests. There is the public contest, where presenters hand out the trophies, packs of producers race...
  • Inside the minds of America's presidential assassins

     Inside the minds of America's presidential assassins
    On the evening of April 14, 1865, by some accounts, John Wilkes Booth stopped in at a tavern on his way to Ford's Theatre in Washington. A man at the bar, recognizing the actor, noted that Booth wasn't as fine a thespian as his father had been. "When I...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Hannibal' on NBC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Hannibal' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 18 - 24, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Undercover Boss Greg Miller, the CEO of the...