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November 12, 1987
I profusely thank your newspaper for publishing the article by Nikki Finke ("Under Fire: An Afghan Odyssey," Oct. 30). For too long the holocaust created by Russia in Afghanistan has been ignored by much of the world. After the Holocaust of World War II, we vowed that it would never happen again. But it has, in Cambodia and now in Afghanistan My heart and sympathies go out to the families, relatives and friends of James Lindelof and Lee Shapiro. They were two brave and idealistic men. I hope they did not die in vain.
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November 28, 1987 | Associated Press
Two Americans killed while filming the war in Afghanistan are buried near a village 25 miles west of Kabul, the capital, according to reports from Afghan guerrillas. Qaribar Rahman, a spokesman for the main Muslim insurgent group Hezb-i-Islami, said Afghanistan's Communist government had put a price on the heads of Lee Shapiro, 38, of New York, and technician Jim Lindelof, 30, of Los Angeles. Details of how the Americans died in an ambush Oct.
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November 28, 1987 | Associated Press
Two Americans killed while filming the war in Afghanistan are buried near a village 25 miles west of Kabul, the capital, according to reports from Afghan guerrillas. Qaribar Rahman, a spokesman for the main Muslim insurgent group Hezb-i-Islami, said Afghanistan's Communist government had put a price on the heads of Lee Shapiro, 38, of New York, and technician Jim Lindelof, 30, of Los Angeles. Details of how the Americans died in an ambush Oct.
NEWS
November 12, 1987
I profusely thank your newspaper for publishing the article by Nikki Finke ("Under Fire: An Afghan Odyssey," Oct. 30). For too long the holocaust created by Russia in Afghanistan has been ignored by much of the world. After the Holocaust of World War II, we vowed that it would never happen again. But it has, in Cambodia and now in Afghanistan My heart and sympathies go out to the families, relatives and friends of James Lindelof and Lee Shapiro. They were two brave and idealistic men. I hope they did not die in vain.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 11, 1988 | DEBORAH CAULFIELD, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
A resolution introduced Wednesday in the House of Representatives seeks Presidential honors for two film makers and a journalist who were killed in Afghanistan. The resolution asks that the White House award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to film makers Lee Shapiro and Jim Lindel, who were killed in the war-torn country last year while shooting an independent film.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 26, 1997 | SYLVIA L. OLIANDE
A panel of Pierce College educators will discuss the facts, ethical issues and future of cloning Thursday in a free lecture sponsored by the college's philosophy/sociology department. Instructors from the fields of science and philosophy will explain the process of cloning, as well as the implications of putting it into practice.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 9, 1997 | SYLVIA L. OLIANDE
Pierce College's veterinary science program had long wanted to update its educational software, but the agriculture department couldn't afford it. Not giving up, program officials recently appealed to Oregon-based Interactive Technology Group Inc., explaining the financial situation facing the college and the department.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 19, 1996 | SYLVIA L. OLIANDE
Coordinating a drive to provide backpacks and school supplies to Native American children thousands of miles away may be an odd way to ready college students for careers as veterinarians. But to Lee Shapiro, an instructor of veterinary science at Pierce College, it makes perfect sense. "I believe to be a decent veterinarian, you have to be a decent human being," Shapiro said. To be able to tell a pet owner why a beloved animal has to be put to sleep, students must learn to be very compassionate.
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October 27, 1987 | Associated Press
Two Americans making a documentary in Afghanistan died and a guerrilla guide was wounded when government soldiers ambushed them west of Kabul, U.S. and guerrilla spokesmen said today. American diplomats in Pakistan identified the Americans as Lee Shapiro, a New York City man in his late 30s and director of New Jersey-based Shapiro Media Productions, and James Lindelof, a 27-year-old sound and camera man from California.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 10, 1994 | FRANK MANNING
The expressions on the faces of the children in the photograph range from awe to delight to outright disbelief at the strange sight they are witnessing. The children, who live on the Oglala Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota, are watching television for the first time.
BUSINESS
February 19, 2002
BRE Properties Inc. of San Francisco acquired 7.35 acres at Valencia Boulevard and Old Road in Valencia from Newhall Land & Farming Co. for $11.2 million and will begin development of a 234-unit apartment complex this spring. The Westridge Apartments project, scheduled to be completed by early 2003, will be among the first developments in Newhall Land's Westridge Community on the west side of I-5 at Valencia Boulevard.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 19, 1996 | DAVID COLKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sun comes up and a rooster crowing "cock-a-doodle-doo" greets the new day. Ahhh. Morning in Chatsworth. "That rooster really drove people crazy," said Lee Shapiro, a Pierce College teacher who used to live in Chatsworth and was awakened daily by the rooster's reveille. He and his neighbors were experiencing a problem well known to those who live urban but wake up rural, creating a legal problem unexpected in a megalopolis.
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