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  • The Young Politicos

     
    Photograph by Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times Kennedy girls, from left, Eleanor Dudley, Susan Reeves, Jeanne Lytle and Marilyn Raran with Democratic Party official John M. Bailey of Connecticut. One thing that struck me in going through the photos of the...
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

     
    Photograph by Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times July 10, 1960: Eleanor Roosevelt refuses to ride in a limousine to a reception, preferring to walk half a mile with reporters. The absence of former President Harry Truman underscored the Democrats’ break...
  • The Bosses

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo July 13, 1960: Robert F. Kennedy puts the arm on New York Democratic leader Carmen DeSapio as New York Mayor Robert Wagner and Rep. Michael Prendergast (D-N.Y.) listen. This is one of my favorite photos from the convention...
  • Adlai Stevenson’s Last Hurrah

     
    Photograph by Otto / Los Angeles Times July 9, 1960: Agnes Meyer chats with Adlai Stevenson at a cocktail party in Pasadena. It has always been difficult for me to consider Adlai Stevenson a serious candidate for president, and evidently American voters...
  • Pages of History

     
    "I was seeing Pershing Square, Los Angeles, now for the first time…the nervous fugitives from Times Square, Market Street SF, the French Quarter -- masculine hustlers looking for lonely fruits to score from, anything from the legendary $20 to a pad at...
  • Writers as rogues and role models

    Early in his career, an aspiring novelist faces a moment when he must decide to take his vocation seriously or else remain a dreamer, unpublished and unconsidered. Michael Mewshaw's occurred in the office of legendary Random House editor Albert Erskine....