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  • ‘Beauty Is in the Street’ features 1968 Paris protest posters

     
    More than 200 images of protest art, along with firsthand accounts of the clashes, have been published in "Beauty Is in the Street," (Four Corners Books, $40)...
  • Marking Richard Nixon's 100th birthday -- with a map

     
    Richard Nixon map: "Native Son Richard Nixon's Southern California: My Life on a Map!" follows the life of the only White House occupant born and raised in Southern California....
  • Fast facts about travels in Europe in 2011

    *If you want to fly on a big new Airbus A380, check out Air France, which operates the aircraft on most transatlantic flights and has just launched Premium Voyageur class with roomy seats and prices between business and economy. *Airports in Munich,...
  • The past haunts Richard Nixon's library

    The past haunts Richard Nixon's library
    The statues depict two old men relaxing in easy chairs. As others mill about the drawing room, the men engage in conversation, one gesturing at the other to underscore a point. For nearly 20 years the likenesses of China's communist leaders Mao Tse-tung...
  • 10 best films to see Paris on the silver screen

    If springtime in Paris isn't going to work for you this year, rent a movie and pretend -- until you can book a flight and go. Here are my Top 10 picks for films that best show off the French capital. For scenes from these memorable films, go to latimes....
  • A Colette tour

    A Colette tour
    THE BEST WAY TO PARIS From LAX, Air Tahiti Nui and Air France offer nonstop service to Charles De Gaulle Airport. United offers direct serice (stop, no change of planes). Delta, Continental, American, Lufthansa, British, US Airways and Swiss offer...
  • 'True Compass' by Edward M. Kennedy

    'True Compass' by Edward M. Kennedy
    "The graveyards of the world," Charles De Gaulle once said, "are filled with indispensable men." The eloquent shrug of Gallic irony aside, the living do walk away, even from the graves of the great and good, and history -- which is life in the...
  • In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot

    In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot
    If I've learned anything in the 11 years my family and I have lived in Huntington Beach, it's that you never know who you'll run into in Huntington Beach. Take, for example, the man I sat with recently. He sat on a couch thumbing through a photo album....
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 21, 1960

     
    A Little Story with a Big Schnozzola Some newspaper reporters are frantic. They run around chasing the big story all the time. But I’m too old for that. What I do, I run around chasing little stories. They’re easier to catch. And when you boil them...
  • And the biggest newsmaker of 2010 is....

     
    Loath as I am to play into Time's annual bid for attention with its "Person of the Year," I nevertheless give you the results of the magazine's reader poll for the designation -- please, not the honor -- of the......
  • Paris Fashion Week Highlights

     
    When the Paris menswear shows come around every year it's tempting to ditch the real world, hop on a plane, excitedly touch down at Charles de Gaulle and sneak in a couple Laduree macaroons before the Louis Vuitton show. It's......