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October 22, 1987 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, Times Staff Writer
The market plunges. Fears of economic turmoil soar. Nettie Rosenblum has been there before. After the crash of 1929, Rosenblum lost $2,000 when one of the banks where she kept her savings failed. This time around, Rosenblum's money is locked in federally insured accounts; she swore off the stock market after losing a few thousand dollars some years ago.
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October 22, 1987 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, Times Staff Writer
The market plunges. Fears of economic turmoil soar. Nettie Rosenblum has been there before. After the crash of 1929, Rosenblum lost $2,000 when one of the banks where she kept her savings failed. This time around, Rosenblum's money is locked in federally insured accounts; she swore off the stock market after losing a few thousand dollars some years ago.
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October 22, 1987 | BILL SING, Times Staff Writer
Is the great Wall Street nightmare over? Many investors are asking that question in the wake of Tuesday's and Wednesday's 289.11-point two-day rebound on the Dow Jones average of industrial stocks. The rally has helped the Dow recover about three-fifths of what it lost in Monday's historic 508-point crash and sparked renewed optimism. But, if history is any guide, investors should not get their hopes up too high, at least not yet, analysts said Wednesday.
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October 22, 1987 | BILL SING, Times Staff Writer
Is the great Wall Street nightmare over? Many investors are asking that question in the wake of Tuesday's and Wednesday's 289.11-point two-day rebound on the Dow Jones average of industrial stocks. The rally has helped the Dow recover about three-fifths of what it lost in Monday's historic 508-point crash and sparked renewed optimism. But, if history is any guide, investors should not get their hopes up too high, at least not yet, analysts said Wednesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 10, 2004 | Myrna Oliver, Times Staff Writer
Frances Dee, an actress of the 1930s and 1940s whose 57-year marriage to the late actor Joel McCrea was one of Hollywood's most durable, has died. She was 94. Dee died Saturday in Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Conn. She had been visiting her son, Peter McCrea, in Westport, Conn. He said Monday that she suffered a stroke, fell and broke her leg and died of pneumonia. Paramount producer A.C.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 1986
The Los Angeles City Council on Friday declared the public library in North Hollywood Park a historic and cultural monument. It was built in 1929, one year after Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. The designation, often granted to preserve threatened structures, in the library's case was requested by the Los Angeles Conservancy to recognize the building's historic significance.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 29, 1993 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Deja Vu: It will look a lot like 1929--the year of the first Academy Awards Ceremony--tonight at the site of the first ceremony, the Hollywood Roosevelt. Guests will come to the Original 1929 Oscar Party hosted by publicist Christopher Harris and actor Dean Delorean in period clothes, and the menu and decor will be the same as it was for the first big event.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 6, 2000 | DON SHIRLEY, TIMES THEATER WRITER
Celebrating the centennial of composer Kurt Weill's birth, the Museum of Contemporary Art will present "Happy End" in a site-specific production that will roam through the galleries of the Geffen Contemporary in Little Tokyo, Feb. 23-27 and March 1-5. The production will blend live-action, film, video/slide projections, puppetry, masks and shadow play, under the direction of Randee Trabitz.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 23, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
Gen. Alexei A. Yepishev, who was in charge of the political education of Soviet armed forces for 23 years, has died, the official news agency Tass reported. Tass said Yepishev, who was replaced this summer apparently because of his health, died Sept. 15 at age 77 after a lengthy illness. "The Soviet people and its armed forces have experienced a grave loss," said the official obituary signed by Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev and other top officials.
SPORTS
October 24, 1999 | SCOTT HOWARD-COOPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Befitting his UCLA career, Lovell Houston took the long way to his first college start, a moment that came Saturday as both his big chance and their latest try for a solution in the secondary. Houston redshirted last season as a freshman, missed spring practice because of the same two shoulder operations, then was sidelined for 12 more days during training camp in the fall. That knocked him out of the rotation among defensive backs.
NEWS
June 21, 1994 | BILL HIGGINS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Scene: Saturday's benefit premiere of Warner Bros.' "Wyatt Earp" at Mann's Chinese Theater. A party followed on the studio's Burbank lot. The film's star, Kevin Costner, said of the Western: "This movie is a meal." He wasn't kidding. At three hours plus, it was a seven-course movie.
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