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June 19, 1988 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
Gerald L. Schulman spent money in ways that prove how easily deep pockets can buy prestige. For $15,000 a year, he joined an elite circle of Democratic contributors who lunched regularly with U.S. senators, at least four of whom visited his Encino home. For a $100,000 donation, the San Diego Zoo named an exotic bird hatchery after him. For an estimated $25,000, Schulman bought one of 28 existing copies of a Declaration of Independence replica printed in 1823 by order of John Quincy Adams.
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BUSINESS
June 19, 1988 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
Gerald L. Schulman spent money in ways that prove how easily deep pockets can buy prestige. For $15,000 a year, he joined an elite circle of Democratic contributors who lunched regularly with U.S. senators, at least four of whom visited his Encino home. For a $100,000 donation, the San Diego Zoo named an exotic bird hatchery after him. For an estimated $25,000, Schulman bought one of 28 existing copies of a Declaration of Independence replica printed in 1823 by order of John Quincy Adams.
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NEWS
April 14, 1987 | SHIRLEY MARLOW
--A judge has come to the rescue of a woman ordered to abandon ship by Newark, N.J., officials. The ship in question is a three-story, 20-by-90-foot ark that Kea Tawana has been building for five years amid the rubble of abandoned buildings and litter-strewn lots in Newark. The vessel had been declared unsafe and in violation of zoning codes by city officials who ordered Tawana, 47, to stop construction. But Superior Court Judge Harry A.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 26, 1995 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Twenty-five years after the death of Jimi Hendrix, the rock icon's father has regained control over his legacy. Under a settlement expected to be signed Friday, the rights to the famed '60s psychedelic guitarist's image and music will be returned immediately to James Al Hendrix, the Seattle rock star's 76-year-old father and sole heir to his estate. As part of the pact, Hendrix agreed to drop a 2-year-old fraud lawsuit against Leo Branton Jr.
NATIONAL
July 14, 2004 | Elizabeth Mehren, Times Staff Writer
No law has been signed to revive the draft, and the president, the Pentagon and the presumed Democratic presidential nominee all oppose forced military service. Yet as fatalities in Iraq increase and as troops see their tours extended, there is a growing concern across the country that a draft may be in the offing. At summer barbecues, kids' baseball tournaments and worksites, conversations focus on whether a new generation will be called to mandatory military duty.
NEWS
September 20, 1992 | JOE RHODES
Predicting stardom is a dangerous game, best left to agents, network executives and madmen. But every fall, when new shows start hitting the airwaves and the hype is so heavy it sticks to your shoes, it's tempting to play along, to wonder which of the unfamiliar faces that have suddenly popped up on your television screen will be the next Bruce Willis, Roseanne Arnold or Luke Perry. We can't rely on the amount of pre-show publicity, either.
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