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Sept. 3, 1907: A Oration for Labor Day

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Sept. 3, 1907 Editorial, Los Angeles Times “I have no patience with the prejudices which exist between alleged classes when the classes themselves do not exist. There is no reason for hostility … Continue reading

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June 25, 1947: L.A. Times Praises Gangland Slaying of Bugsy Siegel

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. Gov. Warren is justified in his concern over the growth of gangsterism in California, dramatized by the effective and efficient taking-off of the charming but unlamented … Continue reading

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Sept. 30, 1886: ‘An Orgie Such as Even the Most Salacious Pen of Ancient Rome Never Dared Describe’

Sept. 30, 1886: We decided to dig out the original quote from Joe Mozingo’s history of the Los Angeles Times in Sunday’s paper. And let it be said that the editorial pages of frontier newspapers were not known for their … Continue reading

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