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Millennial Moment: Soviets at Stalemate in Afghanistan, U.S. Economy Worst in Four Decades

Licorice Pizza! Michael Jackson’s “Thriller!” Men at Work! Kenny Loggins! Stray Cats! J. Geils Band! Foreigner! Dec. 19, 1982:  In the lead story, Times reporter Tyler Marshall says: “Despite three years of increasingly intense military operations and deepening political involvement, … Continue reading

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March 24, 1938

Above, the dazzling hands of Los Angeles visitor Albert Tangora, who can type 141 words a minute for an hour, The Times says. Tangora, the world’s champion typist, was married in Los Angeles in 1926 to the former Dorothy Lane, … Continue reading

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March 19, 1958

Above, a look at the making of "The Defiant Ones." Below, we drop the masthead to run a terrific horizontal shot as a test pilot who bailed out of an F-4D  Skyray is rescued from the ocean  … President Eisenhower … Continue reading

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Feb. 25, 1958

Above, a profile of William Alland, who played the reporter tracking down the life of "Citizen Kane" and in his final years worked for the Los Angeles Times poll. Below, A race car plows into a crowd of spectators at … Continue reading

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