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August 12, 1990
Not long after California hosted the Special Olympics, CBS provided a wonderful hour of TV programming featuring a climb of Mt. Kilimanjaro by a group of developmentally disabled persons. It took great courage for the athletes to make that awesome climb; it also took courage for CBS to present "Let Me Be Brave," as well as for the sponsors who endorsed it. The program was real, heartwarming and entertaining. It was TV at its best. Sanford M. Gage, Beverly Hills
October 8, 2006
How touching it was to read Cheryl Kellogg Phillips' story about her father, actor John Kellogg ("The Untouchable," Sept. 17). How little we adults think about the effect of our actions on small children. We seem to think that they are dolls, and we can go away for 10 years and they will be waiting happily for us. Phillips had the courage to speak up. She asked the right questions. The tough guy was disarmed. Diane Alvarez Westlake Village
April 30, 2006
IN the thousand words or so Charles McNulty wrote on the tiny tempest surrounding the New York Theater Workshop's canceled production of "My Name Is Rachel Corrie," somehow he couldn't find the space to mention the reasons why some might object to its portrayal. Instead he wrote breathlessly, and uncritically, of the theater world's "courage" and "brave" and "progressive vision." He tells readers that something that is controversial doesn't need "balance." [" ... the value of 'balance' ... has rendered the network news impotent."
August 5, 1985
I would like to commend The Times for its fine piece of work. At long last your readers were given a glimpse of the inside workings of the Israeli justice system. The editorial showed professionalism and courage in uncovering contradictions that exist in the so-called "only democracy in the Middle East." MOHAMMED KHAN Rosemead
July 6, 1985
Have we not had enough of Steve Howe's "never-ending story?" When are the morals and class needed to project an upstanding team image? Is it lack of courage on the part of Dodger management or just lack of scruples? L. CRAIG Altadena
November 29, 1999
Several days ago my car was almost broadsided by a young man who failed to stop for a stop sign. He was talking on his cell phone while driving. Isn't there one legislator with the courage to introduce a bill to make this practice illegal? TRUDI SILVERS Los Angeles
March 2, 1986
To the many supporters of the opposition, I congratulate you for your bravery and courage. To the new president of the Republic of the Philippines, Corazon Cojuanco Aquino, I thank you for your perseverance. Finally, as a Filipino-American, I have this to say, "Free at last!" CECILE F. DAVID Buena Park
April 25, 1987 | WILLIAM NOTTINGHAM, Times Staff Writer
The ordeal of Patricia Lewis, a South-Central Los Angeles woman whose life was torn apart after she testified about a 1982 street gang murder, has prompted the California District Attorneys Assn. to create an annual Witness of the Year award.
November 16, 2008
010308 'Hope is the bedrock of this nation -- the belief that our destiny will not be written for us, but by us, by all those men and women who are not content to settle for the world as it is, who have the courage to remake the world as it should be.' -- Obama in Des Moines after winning the Iowa Democratic caucuses -- 010808 'There's something happening when Americans who are young in age and in spirit, who've never participated...
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