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Mitchell Leisen — ‘Lioness’ Tamer

Nov. 28, 1943:  Rumors of what will be known as the Tehran Conference (Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 1943) of Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin. Opening soon: “In Old Oklahoma,” starring John Wayne, Martha Scott and Albert Dekker, at the Paramount, Hollywood and … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 8

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. Good grief, Harnisch, eight posts and you’re still on Page 1? … Continue reading

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Dodgers win 3-2, Aug. 3, 1958

The Dodgers defeat the Reds 3-2 … The U.S. recognizes the Republic of Iraq … Iraqis free two captured Marines … Lebanese leader survives attempted assassination.
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Cops kill Marine

  Jan. 1, 1958 Los Angeles Officers Ed Neville and R.O. Potter of the Wilshire Division began the year on a thankful note: They were alive. As final hours of 1957 ticked away, the officers were called to an apartment … Continue reading

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Christmas past

Dec. 21, 1943Sequoia National Forest   Photograph by the Los Angeles Times Marines from Camp Elliott in San Diego pose with some of the 3,000 Christmas trees they cut in Sequoia National Forest for use in hospitals, military camps and … Continue reading

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