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  • "The Eyes of Willie McGee : A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South" by Alex Heard

    "The Eyes of Willie McGee : A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South" by Alex Heard
    "The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South" By Alex Heard Harper, 416 pages, $26.99 What begets a work like 'The Eyes of Willie McGee,' a book that should be must reading for serious students of 20th century U....
  • "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" by Alan Brinkley

    "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" by Alan Brinkley
    "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" By Alan Brinkley Oxford University Press, $12.95, 129 pages FDR At a time of crisis in the American economy, one critic of federal programs charges the administration with stumbling "into philosophies which lead to the...
  • Who persuaded Congress to proclaim a national teacher day in 1953? a) Bess Truman b) Eleanor Roosevelt c) Senator Margaret Chase Smith

    ANSWER: b) Eleanor Roosevelt
  • A final walk across the stage

    A final walk across the stage
    Thirty-one seniors from Orange Coast Middle College High School's final graduating class received their diplomas on Wednesday to the thunderous applause of several hundred people in the audience. It was a tearful experience for many, including alumni who...
  • Chili: a bowl of red-blooded American heaven

    Chili: a bowl of red-blooded American heaven
    It's been called both a "bowl of blessedness" and the "soup of the Devil," and it's the stuff of legend. Frank and Jesse James reputedly downed a few bowls before pulling some of their heists -- and supposedly spared one town because of it. O. Henry spun...
  • This opera's drama isn't only onstage

    This opera's drama isn't only onstage
    Onstage in a UCLA auditorium, tenor Rickard Roudebush intones the solemn words of the Episcopal funeral rite: "I am the resurrection and the life. . . . He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. Amen!" A chamber opera called "The...
  • Thousands Attend Memorial Service for Chelsea King

    Thousands Attend Memorial Service for Chelsea King
    POWAY, Calif. -- Thousands attended a memorial service Saturday afternoon for Chelsea King, the 17-year-old girl whose body was found at Lake Hodges after she went missing while jogging near the lake. Students handed out around 8,000 sunflowers wrapped...
  • Our Laguna: Who would you invite to Christmas dinner?

    The holidays are a time to extend hospitality — to show there is room at the inn. Here is a sampling of with whom Laguna folks would most like to invite share their Christmas or Hanukkah dinner, given the choices of anyone living or dead, fact or...
  • A History of the Finger

    Back in the day (1989, actually) when the world was morphing from cold war conflict to the age of the “new world order,” Francis Fukuyama questioned whether we might be witnessing the end of history. Not the end of our recorded story; but...
  • Clinton: 'Not over 'til pantsuit lady says'

     
    by Mark Silva Hillary Clinton, campaigning across West Virginia on Mother's Day, said she had received some letters from mothers recently. Her favorite letter ended this way, she said: "It's not over until the lady in the pantsuit says it......
  • Hammerin' Hillary rallies the troops

     
    by James Oliphant ELEANOR, W.Va.--Want to make a Hillary Clinton supporter mad? Tell her the race is over. "It's not finished until the last vote is in," a fired-up Rose McPhail retorted. Clinton journeyed to this small hamlet Sunday evening......