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  • Orlando Science Center: Tuskegee Airmen monument groundbreaking Tuesday

    Orlando Science Center: Tuskegee Airmen monument groundbreaking Tuesday
    The Orlando Science Center is planning a monument-groundbreaking event that will honor Red Tail pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Three Red Tail  pilots from World War II are scheduled to be in attendance. Leo Gray, George Hardy and Hiram...
  • Ned Vaughn resigns from SAG-AFTRA to run as Republican for Assembly

    Ned Vaughn resigns from SAG-AFTRA to run as Republican for Assembly
    In a surprising plot twist in Hollywood's largest labor union, Ned Vaughn, a key figure in the campaign to merge Hollywood's actors unions, is resigning as executive vice president of SAG-AFTRA to run as a Republican candidate for the California Assembly....
  • Fantasy of Flight: Tuskegee Airmen set for symposium

     
    Members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen are returning to Fantasy of Flight next month to kick off the attraction's Legends and Legacies symposium. “They Dared to Fly” sessions, tied to Black History Month, features Q&As with several of the...
  • Portion of freeway in San Diego dedicated to Tuskegee Airmen

     
    A three-mile stretch of Interstate 15 near Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego was designated Friday as Tuskegee Airmen Highway to honor the African American pilots and air crew members who served in segregated units during World War......
  • Air Aces: Military Channel’s new series relives great aerial battles

     
    Air Aces: Military Channel puts viewers in the cockpit of the most storied fighter pilots who fought in some of history's most dangerous aerial battles. Premieres Sunday, Aug. 4, with two back-to-back episodes beginning at 9pm ET/PT. Military Channel...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 2 - 8, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- TV HIGHLIGHTS SERIES Orphan Black Sarah...
  • William White, Tuskegee Airmen successfully battled racism, America's enemies in WWII

    William White says he and his fellow members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen fought two battles during World War II: one against America's enemies and another against racism. White is sure he and his mates helped win the former on the battlefield, while he...
  • Maria Cole dies at 89; singer was widow of Nat King Cole

    Maria Cole, the widow of music legend Nat King Cole and the mother of singer Natalie Cole whose own singing career included a stint as vocalist for Duke Ellington's orchestra in the mid-1940s, has died. She was 89. Cole died Tuesday at a hospice in...
  • Violet Cowden dies at 94; civilian WASP aviator during World War II

    Violet Cowden dies at 94; civilian WASP aviator during World War II
    Violet Cowden never lost her love of flying, a passion born when she was a young girl envying the hawks soaring above her family's South Dakota farm in the 1920s. When she was a young first-grade teacher learning to fly out of an airfield in Spearfish,...
  • Raymond L. Johnson Sr. dies at 89; lawyer, civil rights activist

    Raymond L. Johnson Sr. dies at 89; lawyer, civil rights activist
    Raymond L. Johnson Sr., an attorney, civil rights activist and former Tuskegee Airman, died Dec. 31 in Los Angeles of complications of pneumonia and heart failure, said his wife, Evelyn. He was 89. Johnson, who practiced law for nearly 50 years, was a...
  • New Smyrna Beach balloon festival back for fourth year

    New Smyrna Beach balloon festival back for fourth year
    New Smyrna Beach looks to put on another successful hot-air balloon and air show as an estimated 30,000 visitors will attend the fourth annual New Smyrna Beach Balloon & Sky Fest. The event features hot-air balloon, helicopter and airplane rides, balloon...
  • Oprah’s visit with George Lucas touches on “Star Wars,” “Red Tails” and more

     
    Two of the biggest power players in Hollywood — Oprah Winfrey and George Lucas — are coming together in the latest episode of Oprah's Next Chapter, airing this Sunday, Jan. 22, at 9pm ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. In the episode,...