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  • Book review: 'Inherently Unequal' by Lawrence Goldstone

    Book review: 'Inherently Unequal' by Lawrence Goldstone
    Inherently Unequal The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903 Lawrence Goldstone Walker & Co.: 242 pp., $26 In the years immediately following the Civil War, America appeared to possess the will and the means to end racial...
  • Chrysler Museum explores Civil War images

    Chrysler Museum explores Civil War images
    Ulysses S. Grant had just taken command of the Union army when — in March 1864 — he posed for photographer Mathew Brady. Yet already — as seen in this evocative portrait at the Chrysler Museum of Art — the weight of conducting a...
  • The Enabler: Tony's bar and the tale of the mighty Manhattan

     
    Bar designer Ricki Kline, a Vietnamese general and Miss Senior America walk into a bar. Or rather, Kline walks into a bar ??? Tony???s, his 3-month-old Cedd Moses collaboration in downtown???s warehouse district ??? effusive about the story of how......
  • Gifts with a Presidents' Day twist: Political poker face

     
    Can’t read my p-p-p poker face, as Gaga would say. For good reason, there’s a very long and storied tradition of poker-playing in the White House — this game’s the ultimate presidential favorite, hands down. Barack Obama is known...
  • Huntington to commemorate Civil War anniversary with photography exhibition

     
    To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War, the Huntington Library said it will launch a major show of photographs next year, with a sidebar exhibition devoted to manuscripts from the era. The shows will feature some of......
  • What’s up with the statues in the park?

     
    Here's a story from the Journal-News in rural Ohio, which writes about an ex-Ohioan/new Lincoln Parker who has written a book about the statues in Lincoln Park: Krista August, a resident of Lincoln Park in Chicago has released her book “Giants in...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on KOCE

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 29 - June 4 in PDF format TV listings for the week of May 29 - June 4 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......
  • Famous faces got their start in Broadway’s ‘Hair’

     
    The ’60s musical “Hair” opens at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre tonight as the Broadway touring version rolls into town. The show helped launch the career of many world-renowned entertainers. Compiled by my colleague Rod Stafford...
  • School named for Sandra Cisneros to open in Echo Park

     
    Lots of presidents and neighborhoods lend their names to schools in Los Angeles, but authors, not so much....
  • Federal Reserve keeps the change — more than $1 billion worth

     
    Man, there's nothing I don't like about this story. It's from National Public Radio and it reveals that the U.S. has more than $1 billion in coins stashed away in a vault because elected officials badly misread consumers' willingness to use $1 coins...
  • Krekorian defeats Essel in L.A. City Council race

     
    Assemblyman Paul Krekorian claimed victory tonight in the bitter and expensive race for the Los Angeles City Council seat previously held by City Controller Wendy Greuel. Krekorian, the former head of the Burbank Board of Education who was elected to........