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August 27, 2000 | J.R. MOEHRINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There isn't room for everyone who wants to see. The gallery can't hold more than a dozen people at a time, so the crowds who come each day to see the exhibit must wait. Today, one of the coldest days of the year, the wait is three hours, and still the line stretches down the block. The exhibit features 68 vivid photos of American lynchings. There is a photo of Frank Embree, a black man whipped across his legs and back and chest, then hanged.
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SPORTS
October 30, 2013 | By Chuck Schilken
LeBron James can't seem to heap enough praise upon Allen Iverson. First, the Miami Heat superstar called the former NBA great "my second-favorite player growing up, after MJ" in the current issue of ESPN The Magazine, in which he also refers to Michael Jordan as "the greatest. " Iverson will retire in a ceremony Wednesday before the Heat's game in Philadelphia, and James was asked Monday for more thoughts on the one-time league MVP and four-time scoring champ. "Pound-for-pound, probably the greatest player who ever played," James said of Iverson . That's pound-for-pound, which means LeBron probably doesn't think that Iverson (listed at 6-feet, 165 pounds)
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NEWS
January 26, 2001 | From Reuters
Hundreds of thousands of hopeful heirs have bombarded a Web site to comb lists of the dead who died without wills and left behind $30 million in unclaimed assets, local authorities said Thursday. In the two days since http://www.cookcountytreasurer.com went online, the site has been visited 461,000 times and telephone calls have come in from as far away as Poland to ask about making claims, the county treasurer's spokesman, James Allen, said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 16, 2009 | Alexandra Zavis
A former Cedars-Sinai Medical Center employee was sentenced to four years and eight months in prison after pleading guilty Monday to stealing patient information to defraud insurance firms of $354,000. The hospital had sent letters in December to more than 1,000 patients, warning them that their information had been found during a search of the home of James Allen Wilson, who worked in the billing department from 2003 to 2007.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 30, 2000
Re "An Obsessive Quest to Make People See," Aug. 27: For someone who has spent substantial time thinking about lynching in the United States, James Allen's statement, "There are just some sorry-ass white people in this world," falls short in its power to explain the purpose of lynching. Lynching was used as a potent form of social control. Lynching was a statement trumpeting the ultimate power of white men and a crude form of advertising, alerting black citizens that, in the wake of emancipation, they would do well to "know their place" and act accordingly.
SPORTS
December 21, 1998 | From Associated Press
After being undrafted, James Allen has been waived, relegated to the practice squad and declared inactive. Given the chance he has long sought, Allen had Chicago's best single-game rushing effort of the 1990s Sunday, gaining 163 yards in his first NFL start to lead the Bears to a 24-3 victory over the Baltimore Ravens to end a six-game losing streak. "Wow. I always knew I could do it. I always had confidence in myself.
NEWS
August 15, 1992
James Rodgers Allen, 66, retired Air Force general who was superintendent of the Air Force Academy and head of the Military Airlift Command. A native of Louisville, Allen was a fighter pilot in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He served as head of the Academy from 1974 until 1977, when he became chief of staff at NATO headquarters in Brussels. He retired in 1983. On Tuesday in Washington, D.C., of cancer.
BOOKS
February 13, 2000 | BENJAMIN SCHWARZ, Benjamin Schwarz is a contributing writer to Book Review and a correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly. He is the recipient of the 1999 Nona Balakian award for criticism, given annually by the National Book Critics Circle for excellence in reviewing
Between 1882 and 1930, thousands of people, overwhelmingly men, were lynched in the United States. In the West, mobs lynched 447 whites and 38 blacks; in the Midwest there were 181 white victims and 79 black. But these numbers are overshadowed by the figures from the South, where an estimated 2,828 people were lynched.
SPORTS
October 30, 2013 | By Chuck Schilken
LeBron James can't seem to heap enough praise upon Allen Iverson. First, the Miami Heat superstar called the former NBA great "my second-favorite player growing up, after MJ" in the current issue of ESPN The Magazine, in which he also refers to Michael Jordan as "the greatest. " Iverson will retire in a ceremony Wednesday before the Heat's game in Philadelphia, and James was asked Monday for more thoughts on the one-time league MVP and four-time scoring champ. "Pound-for-pound, probably the greatest player who ever played," James said of Iverson . That's pound-for-pound, which means LeBron probably doesn't think that Iverson (listed at 6-feet, 165 pounds)
NEWS
September 2, 2001 | CAROL CHAMBERS and JOSH MEYER and MITCHELL LANDSBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The violence that claimed the life of a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in the Santa Clarita Valley caught authorities off guard, plunging a quiet neighborhood into such chaos that officers fired not only at the suspect but into homes on both sides of his, officials said Saturday.
OPINION
August 11, 2006 | Michael D'Antonio, MICHAEL D'ANTONIO's book, "The Ball, the Dog and the Monkey: How the Space Race Began," will be published next year.
THE THREE-RING binders James Van Allen kept close at hand were labeled, in a shaky script, "Problems I," "Problems II," "Problems III," etc. He pushed his desk chair over to the shelf, grabbed the most recent -- it may have been "Problems V" -- and opened it to show me pages of questions he had jotted down on subjects as diverse as space exploration (his profession) and Daimler Chrysler's claims about the power of a certain Jeep.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 2006 | John Johnson Jr., Times Staff Writer
James Van Allen, one of the pioneers of America's space program who gave his name to the belts of radiation that encircle the Earth, died Wednesday. He was 91. Van Allen died of heart failure at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, said university spokesman Stephen Pradarelli.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 2003 | Andrew Blankstein, Times Staff Writer
Relatives of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Hagop "Jake" Kuredjian will receive $650,000 under a settlement reached Monday with the insurer of James Allen Beck, the Santa Clarita resident who shot and killed the officer two years ago during an armed standoff at Beck's home.
BOOKS
January 19, 2003 | Jonathan Kirsch, Jonathan Kirsch, a contributing writer to the Book Review, is the author of "The Woman Who Laughed at God: The Untold History of the Jewish People."
The two young men whose portrait adorns the cover of "Jewish Life in the American West" are brothers, although they could hardly be more distinct in appearance. One is a dapper urbanite in coat, collar and tie. The other is wearing the iconic apparel of the American cowboy: a set of chaps on his legs, a holstered six-gun on his hip, a bandana around his throat, a Stetson on his head and a lariat in his hand.
NEWS
September 9, 2001 | KRISTINA SAUERWEIN and RICHARD FAUSSET and TERRY McDERMOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Every month or so, the women of Brooks Circle gathered for a girls' night out. Usually, there was a birthday to celebrate; sometimes not. Mainly, they met just to get out of the house and gab. Whether there was a specific reason or not, there was always plenty to talk about. This summer, on the Saturday night after Independence Day, eight or nine of the ladies of Brooks Circle met at BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse in Valencia. A couple of the women had a very specific reason for meeting.
NEWS
September 2, 2001 | CAROL CHAMBERS and JOSH MEYER and MITCHELL LANDSBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The violence that claimed the life of a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in the Santa Clarita Valley caught authorities off guard, plunging a quiet neighborhood into such chaos that officers fired not only at the suspect but into homes on both sides of his, officials said Saturday.
NEWS
September 9, 2001 | KRISTINA SAUERWEIN and RICHARD FAUSSET and TERRY McDERMOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Every month or so, the women of Brooks Circle gathered for a girls' night out. Usually, there was a birthday to celebrate; sometimes not. Mainly, they met just to get out of the house and gab. Whether there was a specific reason or not, there was always plenty to talk about. This summer, on the Saturday night after Independence Day, eight or nine of the ladies of Brooks Circle met at BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse in Valencia. A couple of the women had a very specific reason for meeting.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 2006 | John Johnson Jr., Times Staff Writer
James Van Allen, one of the pioneers of America's space program who gave his name to the belts of radiation that encircle the Earth, died Wednesday. He was 91. Van Allen died of heart failure at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, said university spokesman Stephen Pradarelli.
NEWS
January 26, 2001 | From Reuters
Hundreds of thousands of hopeful heirs have bombarded a Web site to comb lists of the dead who died without wills and left behind $30 million in unclaimed assets, local authorities said Thursday. In the two days since http://www.cookcountytreasurer.com went online, the site has been visited 461,000 times and telephone calls have come in from as far away as Poland to ask about making claims, the county treasurer's spokesman, James Allen, said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 30, 2000
Re "An Obsessive Quest to Make People See," Aug. 27: For someone who has spent substantial time thinking about lynching in the United States, James Allen's statement, "There are just some sorry-ass white people in this world," falls short in its power to explain the purpose of lynching. Lynching was used as a potent form of social control. Lynching was a statement trumpeting the ultimate power of white men and a crude form of advertising, alerting black citizens that, in the wake of emancipation, they would do well to "know their place" and act accordingly.
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