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Robert F. Kennedy

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  • Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses

    Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses
    A nonprofit foundation paid hundreds of thousands of dollars by the Baltimore Police Department as part of the commissioner's signature training program reported that nearly 40 percent of the foundation's expenditures over two years covered entertainment,...
  • Lynn D. 'Buck' Compton dies at 90; judge also known for WWII service

    Lynn D. 'Buck' Compton dies at 90; judge also known for WWII service
    As a Los Angeles deputy district attorney, Lynn D. "Buck" Compton was known for heading the three-man team that successfully prosecuted Sirhan B. Sirhan for the 1968 slaying of U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. And after then-Gov. Ronald Reagan appointed...
  • PASSINGS: Philip Matthew Hannan, Johnnie Wright, Jessy Dixon

    PASSINGS: Philip Matthew Hannan, Johnnie Wright, Jessy Dixon
    Philip Matthew Hannan Cleric gave the eulogy for President Kennedy Retired New Orleans Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan, 98, who sought to console a grieving nation in his eulogy for President Kennedy, died Thursday in New Orleans after a long period of...
  • Harry Belafonte carries his own tune in HBO's 'Sing Your Song'

    Singer ... actor ... activist ... all major elements of a singular life. Harry Belafonte overcame racism to emerge as a major force not only in entertainment but also in civil rights. Making its HBO debut Monday, Oct. 17, after showings at the Sundance...
  • Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West

    Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West
    Margaret Tante Burk, a businesswoman, publicist and book enthusiast who co-founded one of the country's largest literary lunch groups, died Oct. 6 in Los Angeles of natural causes, her son, Harry, said. She was 93. For 30 years, until 2007, Burk ran...
  • Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

    Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92
    Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced. A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
  • Writer of 'Milk' questions the psyche of 'J. Edgar'

    Writer of 'Milk' questions the psyche of 'J. Edgar'
    The late FBI director J. Edgar Hoover would have hated director Clint Eastwood's new movie about him, but audiences are likely to be intrigued by it. Although "J. Edgar" does not realize its full dramatic potential, it's an ambitious attempt to get inside...
  • Maryland environmental law clinic focuses on enforcement

    Maryland environmental law clinic focuses on enforcement
    Thelma Boyd and her Cheverly-area neighbors were at their wits' end when they connected with the University of Maryland's environmental law clinic. She and other residents of distressed, predominantly black neighborhoods on the outskirts of Washington...
  • Baltimore native played key role in Johnson's swearing-in

    Kenneth O'Donnell, aide to President John F. Kennedy, stepped into a small cubicle at Parkland Hospital, where Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson nervously waited with his wife and several aides to learn the condition of the president. Kennedy had...
  • H.H. Brookins dies at 86; pastor was influential black leader

    H.H. Brookins dies at 86; pastor was influential black leader
    The Rev. Hamel Hartford Brookins, an influential bishop and former pastor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles who became a political power broker, civil rights leader and mentor to former Mayor Tom Bradley, the Rev. Jesse...
  • Willis Edwards dies at 66; L.A. civil rights activist

    Willis Edwards dies at 66; L.A. civil rights activist
    Willis Edwards, a civil rights and political activist in Los Angeles' African American community and the former leader of the Beverly Hills-Hollywood branch of the NAACP who was a controversial force behind its entertainment industry Image Awards, has...