Tag Archives: 1972

January 1972: Andrew Wyeth Will Do Nixon Portrait. Wait, No He Won’t.

January 1972: A fun little contretemps about whether Andrew Wyeth would paint a portrait of then-President Nixon. The original post appeared on latimes.com in 2009 and is available via Archive.org.

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Christopher Evans Hubbart: A Look Back at the ‘Pillowcase Rapist’

Nov. 8, 1972: The Pasadena Star-News reports the arrest of Christopher Evans Hubbart, 21, of 415 Baseline Ave., on suspicion of committing 23 rapes in the San Gabriel Valley.   With the release of Christopher Evans Hubbart, the so-called “Pillowcase … Continue reading

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Black elite

April 16, 1972 Los Angeles I have been meaning to post this story for months and finally decided today was the day. It’s a long story (jumping four times!) but an interesting read. Enjoy!   Email me

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Bobby Fischer

 

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Christmas past

Dec. 10, 1972 Los Angeles Photograph by Fitgzerald Whitney / Los Angeles Times The Roger Wagner Chorale sings Christmas carols at the Music Center.

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Christmas past

Dec. 10, 1972 Los Angeles   Photograph by William S. Murphy / Los Angeles Times Darryl Anness, 4, receives a gift from Santa Claus at the annual party held at the Hollywood Bowl for the Crippled Children’s Society. To the … Continue reading

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Literary diversions

Ross Macdonald, Jan. 15, 1972 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

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