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Los Angeles Elections 1972

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March 19, 1996 | BILL BOYARSKY
Although this election is pallid by comparison, the battle for district attorney reminds me of the most vicious campaign I've ever covered. That contest was also for D.A. It was 1972, when I was fairly new in town and only dimly aware of the complicated, mean politics of L.A. County. I had high hopes that year to be on the presidential coverage team. My then-boss, Bill Thomas, had other plans. He explained that he hired me to cover L.A.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1996 | BILL BOYARSKY
Although this election is pallid by comparison, the battle for district attorney reminds me of the most vicious campaign I've ever covered. That contest was also for D.A. It was 1972, when I was fairly new in town and only dimly aware of the complicated, mean politics of L.A. County. I had high hopes that year to be on the presidential coverage team. My then-boss, Bill Thomas, had other plans. He explained that he hired me to cover L.A.
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