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March 17, 1989 | TRACY WILKINSON, Times Staff Writer
He calls himself a revolutionary. "Lucas Martinez" is his nom de guerre. In Martinez's revolution, however, the command post is not on a hilltop in the jungles of Central America. It is on a busy thoroughfare in downtown Los Angeles, and his weapons are books. Martinez runs Libros Revolucion, a bilingual, pro-Communist bookstore that endeavors to cater to the Latino immigrant crowd.
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August 2, 1989 | TRACY WILKINSON, Times Staff Writer
Saying its staff has been harassed, intimidated and spied on by police, a bilingual revolutionary bookstore Tuesday asked the Los Angeles Police Commission to investigate a series of alleged abuses that threaten to permanently disrupt the store's activities. The complaint was filed by the Southern California branch of the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of Libros Revolucion, a pro-Communist bookstore that caters to Latino immigrants.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 2, 1989 | TRACY WILKINSON, Times Staff Writer
Saying its staff has been harassed, intimidated and spied on by police, a bilingual revolutionary bookstore Tuesday asked the Los Angeles Police Commission to investigate a series of alleged abuses that threaten to permanently disrupt the store's activities. The complaint was filed by the Southern California branch of the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of Libros Revolucion, a pro-Communist bookstore that caters to Latino immigrants.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 17, 1989 | TRACY WILKINSON, Times Staff Writer
He calls himself a revolutionary. "Lucas Martinez" is his nom de guerre. In Martinez's revolution, however, the command post is not on a hilltop in the jungles of Central America. It is on a busy thoroughfare in downtown Los Angeles, and his weapons are books. Martinez runs Libros Revolucion, a bilingual, pro-Communist bookstore that endeavors to cater to the Latino immigrant crowd.
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September 11, 1992 | BOB SIPCHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was one of the more eye-catching newspaper headlines to appear after the riots. "Wanted!" it declared in bright red print. "Frontline Revolutionary Fighters to Go to L.A. This Summer." Inside the June 14 issue of Revolutionary Worker--the Revolutionary Communist Party's weekly paper--a fold-out, full-sized poster elaborated: "If in the flames of the L.A. rebellion, you saw the first light of a whole new world, . . . then this call is to you. You should be in L.A.!
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