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  • 'American Original' by Joan Biskupic

    'American Original' by Joan Biskupic
    American Original The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Joan Biskupic Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 436 pp., $28 To begin, a few snapshots from the life of Justice Antonin Scalia: * As a young boy, he...
  • Books & Ideas: Stephen Ambrose's troubling Eisenhower record

    Books & Ideas: Stephen Ambrose's troubling Eisenhower record
    I worried, almost from the beginning of my research into the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower, that something did not quite add up with Stephen Ambrose's famous biography of the former president. I say almost from the beginning because I had no inkling at...
  • 'The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works' by Henry Waxman with Joshua Green

    'The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works' by Henry Waxman with Joshua Green
    Pretty faces and promising careers tend to flash across our local political firmament with the frequency of shooting stars -- and with about as much effect. But for more than two decades, the most consequential elected official in Southern California...
  • Doris Brin Walker dies at 90; radical lawyer helped acquit Angela Davis of murder

    Doris Brin Walker dies at 90; radical lawyer helped acquit Angela Davis of murder
    Doris Brin Walker, a radical lawyer who fought anti-communist hysteria in the 1950s and helped clear activist Angela Davis of murder and kidnapping charges in the 1970s, died of a stroke Aug. 13 at a San Francisco hospital, her daughter, Emily Roberson,...
  • Virginia Warren Daly dies at 80; popular socialite in New York and Washington

    In the 1950s and '60s, if Virginia Warren Daly came to your party, you had it made. Effervescent, beautiful and popular with the opposite sex, the daughter of Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren was a staple of the society columns in Washington and...
  • Sieg Lindstrom dies at 82; ran family's downtown L.A. bookstore

    Sieg Lindstrom dies at 82; ran family's downtown L.A. bookstore
    Sieg Lindstrom, the last proprietor of Fowler Brothers, a storied bookstore and stationery shop co-founded by his grandfather in 1888 in downtown Los Angeles, has died. He was 82. Lindstrom died Feb. 11 at Foothill Presbyterian Hospital in Glendora of...
  • Stanley Miller, 77; chemist was a pioneer in studying the origins of life

    Stanley Miller, 77; chemist was a pioneer in studying the origins of life
    Stanley Miller, the UC San Diego chemist who was the first to demonstrate that the organic molecules necessary for life could be generated in a laboratory flask simulating the primitive Earth's atmosphere, died Sunday from heart failure in a hospital in...
  • Going to the show

    What: Santa Barbara International Orchid Show, one of the world's largest events of its kind. More than 50 exhibitors plus workshops and cut-flower displays, including what organizers say is the largest assemblage of specimen orchids ever shown in the U....
  • Home and garden events in the Southland

    TODAY Native plants: Horticulturist Lili Singer leads a class on California flora. Learn about planting techniques, irrigation, pruning, maintenance and where to see and buy native plants. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. $35 to $45. Later in the afternoon, James...
  • 'The Pink Lady' by Sally Denton

    'The Pink Lady' by Sally Denton
    It is odd how history often bequeaths to us iconic names bereft of personality. Helen Gahagan Douglas, once a paladin of California's progressive politics and a congressional stalwart of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal, is such a name. To the extent she'...
  • Realist with passion

    Realist with passion
    This is the fourth in an occasional series of conversations with Southern California activists and intellectuals. -- The evolving place of African Americans in Los Angeles culture and politics is a topic much discussed in the corridors of city...