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December 6, 1989 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a case being called a "Rock 'n' Roll Watergate," attorneys for a UC Irvine history professor asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to compel the FBI to turn over documents it gathered 17 years ago in an investigation of former Beatle John Lennon.
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June 23, 1992 | MARESA ARCHER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A UC Irvine history professor who authored a biography on John Lennon won a key victory Monday before the U.S. Supreme Court in his fight to view secret FBI files on the late musician. The court rejected an appeal aimed at killing Jonathan Weiner's 1983 lawsuit seeking the release of 69 pages of documents that the bureau collected on the rock star during the Richard M. Nixon Administration. The decision, with only Justice Byron R. White dissenting, upholds a 1991 ruling by the U.S.
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June 23, 1992 | MARESA ARCHER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A UC Irvine history professor who authored a biography on John Lennon won a key victory Monday before the U.S. Supreme Court in his fight to view secret FBI files on the late musician. The court rejected an appeal aimed at killing Jonathan Weiner's 1983 lawsuit seeking the release of 69 pages of documents that the bureau collected on the rock star during the Richard M. Nixon Administration. The decision, with only Justice Byron R. White dissenting, upholds a 1991 ruling by the U.S.
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June 23, 1992 | MARESA ARCHER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A UC Irvine history professor who authored a biography on John Lennon won a key victory Monday before the U.S. Supreme Court in his fight to view secret FBI files on the late singer. The court rejected an appeal aimed at killing Jonathan Weiner's 1983 lawsuit seeking the release of about 69 pages of documents the bureau collected on the rock star during the Nixon Administration. The decision, with only Justice Byron R. White dissenting, upholds a 1991 ruling by the U.S.
NEWS
June 23, 1992 | MARESA ARCHER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A UC Irvine history professor who authored a biography on John Lennon won a key victory Monday before the U.S. Supreme Court in his fight to view secret FBI files on the late singer. The court rejected an appeal aimed at killing Jonathan Weiner's 1983 lawsuit seeking the release of about 69 pages of documents the bureau collected on the rock star during the Nixon Administration. The decision, with only Justice Byron R. White dissenting, upholds a 1991 ruling by the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 4, 2002 | ANDREA PERERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Blood drives will be held during the next two weeks to benefit a Los Angeles police officer critically injured last weekend in a multiple car crash in Santa Clarita, officials said Wednesday. The drives will be organized by the Los Angeles law firm of Manning & Marder, Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez LLP, where Officer Bruce Hunt's wife, Kathy, is a partner, officials said.
OPINION
July 14, 2005
Jon Weiner's column, "Chutzpah and Free Speech" (Opinion, July 11), omits important facts. My letter to the University of California Press was precipitated by an e-mail from Norman Finkelstein to the dean of Harvard Law School claiming Finkelstein was writing a book that "will demonstrate that he [Dershowitz] almost certainly didn't write the book ['The Case for Israel'], and perhaps didn't even read it prior to publication." This defamatory claim was followed by Finkelstein comparing me to Adolf Eichmann and asserting that my books are churned out for me "like a Hallmark line for Nazis."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 2005 | Richard Winton, Times Staff Writer
Indictments were unsealed Tuesday accusing William French Anderson, the father of gene therapy and founder of an internationally acclaimed research institute at USC, of six charges of child molestation involving the young daughter of a colleague. Anderson, 68, pleaded not guilty in Los Angeles County Superior Court to charges that he sexually molested the girl, now 17, between 1997 and 2001, when she was between 10 and 14 years old. Deputy Dist. Atty.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 2009 | Gale Holland
Under mottled gray skies, Caltech students graduated Friday in a ceremony punctuated by a moment of silence for two of their colleagues who died in separate suicides in the weeks before commencement. Senior Jackson Ho-Leung Wang, a mechanical engineering student from Hong Kong, died in his dorm room less than 48 hours before he was to collect his diploma in front of Beckman Auditorium on the Pasadena campus, officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 9, 2007 | Walter F. Roche Jr., Times Staff Writer
The Department of Defense has asked USC to investigate allegations that one of its top cancer researchers obtained confidential peer review information and tried to use it to influence the awarding of as much as $375,000 in federal grant money. Interviews and records show that a research grant proposal by USC professor W. Martin Kast was disallowed after his alleged lobbying efforts were disclosed by the chief of peer review panelists looking into prostate cancer research proposals.
NEWS
December 6, 1989 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a case being called a "Rock 'n' Roll Watergate," attorneys for a UC Irvine history professor asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to compel the FBI to turn over documents it gathered 17 years ago in an investigation of former Beatle John Lennon.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 31, 2004 | Anna Gorman, Thomas H. Maugh II and Joy Buchanan, Times Staff Writers
A nationally known pioneer in gene therapy research was being held on $6-million bail Friday after being charged with child molestation. William French Anderson, director of Gene Therapy Laboratories at USC Keck School of Medicine, was arrested Friday morning at his San Marino home. Prosecutors accused the scientist of molesting a teenage girl, now 17, who was his karate student. Anderson, 67, allegedly abused the girl from January 1997 until December 2001.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 10, 1987 | PATRICK GOLDSTEIN
The Who was just ahead of its time. Twenty years ago, the band released "The Who Sell Out," which featured a host of mock deodorant commercials, fake baked-bean ads and comical radio jingles. But today rock 'n' roll goes for the gusto--for real.
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