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  • Julian Goodman dies at 90; former NBC president

    Julian Goodman dies at 90; former NBC president
    Julian Goodman, the former NBC president who helped establish Chet Huntley and David Brinkley as a well-known news team and led the network from 1966 to 1974, has died. He was 90. Goodman died Monday after a brief illness in Juno Beach, Fla., where he...
  • David Petraeus bio sullied by affair

    David Petraeus bio sullied by affair
    "All In" is the title of the David Petraeus biography, and no book is more aptly titled. His caree is now in a shambles because he made a big, disasterous bet -- having an affair with co-author Paula Broadwell -- and it led to his resignation as CIA...
  • Jeff Zucker named head of CNN

    Jeff Zucker named head of CNN
    CNN announced Thursday morning that Jeff Zucker is its new president worldwide. Here's the release on the former NBC executive:  For release: Nov. 29, 2012 Jeff Zucker Named President of CNN Worldwide   Jeff Zucker will join CNN Worldwide as...
  • Senior Circles: Behind enemy lines in 1944 — a harrowing tale of escape in Holland

    We commemorate the surprise attack by the Japanese on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941. The attack forced the United States entry into World War II. Americans, who grew up during the difficult times of the Great...
  • Love Notes: One for the history books

    Love Notes: One for the history books
    "It was preordained," says Ruth Chudoba, 88, of her marriage to Frank. The two sit in their Westmont town house, near photos of their four children, their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Meant to be, perhaps, but not in a straight line. "During...
  • The Crowd: Remembering an exceptional friend

    The Crowd: Remembering an exceptional friend
    She was a movie star from the so-called Golden Age of Hollywood celebrating life in her eighth decade. I was a 30-something former network TV producer writing a column for the Daily Pilot. It was an unlikely alliance, but in spite of the obvious...
  • Greatest generation the most entitled

    Greatest generation the most entitled
    One thing nearly everybody agrees upon is that the "sequester" is a silly sideshow to the real challenge facing America: unsustainable spending on entitlements. Ironies abound. Democrats, with large support from young people, tend to believe that we...
  • This weekend: royal wedding specials; Lara Logan on ‘60 Minutes’; Steven Tyler on ‘Dateline’; splendid ‘South Riding’ on PBS

     
    On Sunday's "Dateline," Matt Lauer talks to "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler, and Tom Brokaw interviews first lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden. The program airs at 7 p.m. In another segment, Brian Williams talks to the staff of Rep. Gabrielle...
  • Osama bin Laden is dead; ‘our country is steadfast’

     
    The news was breathtaking: Nearly 10 years after the terrorist attacks on 9-11, Osama bin Laden had been killed in a firefight in Pakistan, and his body buried at sea. President Barack Obama had delivered the news in a late-night Sunday address that...
  • Jim Lehrer on his last turn at PBS anchor desk tonight

     
    I know where I'll be tonight at dinnertime: In front a TV set tuned to PBS to see Jim Lehrer's last broadcast as a regular anchor on public television.Friday (June 3) is Lehrer's final turn as a regularly scheduled anchor on PBS after 36 years in the job....
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 31 - Aug. 6 in PDF format TV listings for the week of July 31 - Aug. 6 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......