July 20, 1990 |
It was a moment some had spent more than a decade waiting to see: Richard M. Nixon standing once again behind the royal blue presidential seal, beaming widely as thousands of friends and admirers cheered. "He's meant a lot to some of us who are older," said Margaret Chambers, 72, of Fullerton. "I used to work for him in Garden Grove going door to door."
December 9, 1990 |
In the 1950s, the moguls who had ruled Hollywood since its inception finally lost their grip on the studios. With their passing ended an era not only in Hollywood movie-making, but political activism. Last week's excerpt from Times national political correspondent Ronald Brownstein's upcoming book, "The Power and the Glitter: The Hollywood-Washington Connection" (Pantheon), examined how Lew R. Wasserman at MCA Inc. and Arthur B. Krim at United Artists Corp.