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July 2, 2000 | MIKE DOWNEY
He could almost smell the polish from the brass, there were so many high-ranking soldiers gathered nearby last Sunday afternoon. It was an uncomfortably warm day in Washington, D.C., but the officers had to be there in full-dress regalia for the occasion. James McEachin couldn't recall ever having seen so many generals in one place. At his table sat Janet Langhardt Cohen, whose husband, William, is the secretary of Defense. "What are you doing here?" she asked.
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July 2, 2000 | MIKE DOWNEY
He could almost smell the polish from the brass, there were so many high-ranking soldiers gathered nearby last Sunday afternoon. It was an uncomfortably warm day in Washington, D.C., but the officers had to be there in full-dress regalia for the occasion. James McEachin couldn't recall ever having seen so many generals in one place. At his table sat Janet Langhardt Cohen, whose husband, William, is the secretary of Defense. "What are you doing here?" she asked.
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October 22, 1999 | PARTICIA WARD BIEDERMAN
Some years ago, my then-husband, Irv, and I were at a party when he ran into a man who, unbeknownst to him, had been a high-school classmate. The two talked amiably for some time until Irv asked him what he did. The man was visibly displeased. Irv couldn't understand why the guy was miffed. "He didn't know who I was, why should I know who he was?" wondered Irv, who holds a university chair in cognitive neuroscience. "You weren't in "The Godfather,' " I explained.
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October 22, 1999 | PARTICIA WARD BIEDERMAN
Some years ago, my then-husband, Irv, and I were at a party when he ran into a man who, unbeknownst to him, had been a high-school classmate. The two talked amiably for some time until Irv asked him what he did. The man was visibly displeased. Irv couldn't understand why the guy was miffed. "He didn't know who I was, why should I know who he was?" wondered Irv, who holds a university chair in cognitive neuroscience. "You weren't in "The Godfather,' " I explained.
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December 22, 1990 | IRV LETOFSKY
Sure, Christmas is a dreamy kind of time--if you've found your way through the shopping traffic and made it home with your patience intact and can think about more pleasant things. "Guess Who's Coming for Christmas," airing Sunday night at 9 on Channels 4, 36 and 39, is a lightweight but pleasant, dreamy yarn about the delights of keeping your head in the clouds.
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November 5, 1999 | JAMES E. FOWLER
People of the Book, the Jewish book festival featuring more than 20 authors and 25 events, starts Wednesday and runs through Nov. 22 at the West Valley Jewish Community Center, 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills; the Westside Jewish Community Center, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles; and at the Valley Cities Jewish Community Center, 13164 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks. The festival celebrates Jewish authors and books on Jewish subjects.
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January 11, 1998 | DENNIS McLELLAN
Mystery writer Elizabeth George will discuss her work and read from her latest novel, "Deception on His Mind," at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Crystal Cove Auditorium in the UC Irvine Student Center. A question-and-answer session, an informal reception and a signing will follow the Huntington Beach author's talk. General admission is $15; UCI students are admitted free. Early registration is recommended. Information: (714) 824-5414.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 28, 1990
Producer Dean Hargrove spent much of last Sunday at his home in Brentwood reading scripts--so he faced Monday with that enthusiastic feeling of being caught up. But it never lasts very long. He woke about 6:30 a.m. Monday to confront his fitness trainer, Pete Steinfeld, who ran him through his sweats for 35 minutes. Then off to the office through the thick morning traffic to face a typical day. . . . 9:20 a.m.
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January 1, 2013 | Sandy Banks
Byoung Baek flew out from Rochester, N.Y., on Christmas Day for the Rose Parade. But she didn't come for the weather or the revelry or the spectacle. She traveled to Pasadena to pay a debt she has owed for 60 years. Baek was a youngster in South Korea when American troops helped preserve her fledgling nation's sovereignty by repelling communist-backed invaders from North Korea. FULL COVERAGE: 2013 Rose Parade The war would last three years, from 1950 to 1953. Baek and other Koreans, children during the war, would spend decades steeped in its legacy.
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June 9, 1990 | RICK DU BROW
So Oprah Winfrey's new ABC drama about black residents of Chicago, "Brewster Place," didn't make it. By itself, that's no tragedy. It flopped in the ratings, won't be back this fall--and maybe it wasn't exactly classic TV. But there's a larger issue involved--much larger: How many years will we now have to wait again for a network series about a black family and community life without the usual sitcom buffoons? Plenty of TV dramas about white families fail.
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