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January 12, 1996 | PETER Y. HONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sen. Bill Bradley (D-New Jersey), one of the few white politicians who regularly speaks out on race relations, spent 40 minutes Thursday lecturing a group of business leaders about the need for blacks and whites to get along better in order for America to successfully face its multiracial future.
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July 24, 1998 | MARTIN MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"It is hereby declared to be the policy of the president that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services without regard to race, color, religion or national origin. This policy shall be put into effect as rapidly as possible, having due regard to the time required to effectuate any necessary changes without impairing efficiency or morale." --President Harry S.
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January 10, 1991 | NINA J. EASTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the movie "Not Without My Daughter," Sally Field's character is brutally beaten by her Iranian husband, who refuses to let her--or their young daughter--leave Iran. Another American woman is subjected to the same violent treatment by her Iranian husband. No one among their Islamic families and friends intervenes to protect the women.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 12, 1996 | PETER Y. HONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sen. Bill Bradley (D-New Jersey), one of the few white politicians who regularly speaks out on race relations, spent 40 minutes Thursday lecturing a group of business leaders about the need for blacks and whites to get along better in order for America to successfully face its multiracial future.
NEWS
July 24, 1998 | MARTIN MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"It is hereby declared to be the policy of the president that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services without regard to race, color, religion or national origin. This policy shall be put into effect as rapidly as possible, having due regard to the time required to effectuate any necessary changes without impairing efficiency or morale." --President Harry S.
NEWS
February 24, 1991 | MALCOLM FRIED, UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL
Gerrit le Grange, retired race classification expert, still owns what he once fondly called "my people-tester"--a pencil that helped him determine race in otherwise tricky circumstances. Le Grange would poke the pencil into a subject's hair. If it dropped out, the person was considered white. If it stuck tight, the individual was assumed to be black. In the newly reforming South Africa, Le Grange's expertise is no longer needed.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 10, 1991 | NINA J. EASTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the movie "Not Without My Daughter," Sally Field's character is brutally beaten by her Iranian husband, who refuses to let her--or their young daughter--leave Iran. Another American woman is subjected to the same violent treatment by her Iranian husband. No one among their Islamic families and friends intervenes to protect the women.
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