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April 29, 1994 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They came by the thousands Thursday to admire the flower arrangements, inscribe comments of grief and appreciation in the guest book, and stand at Richard Nixon's freshly sodded grave the day after he was laid to rest. Some who came to grieve for the 37th President as the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace reopened for the first time since Nixon's death knew only his public face and spoke quietly of the inspiration he brought them.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1994 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They came by the thousands Thursday to admire the flower arrangements, inscribe comments of grief and appreciation in the guest book, and stand at Richard Nixon's freshly sodded grave the day after he was laid to rest. Some who came to grieve for the 37th President as the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace reopened for the first time since Nixon's death knew only his public face and spoke quietly of the inspiration he brought them.
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June 18, 1991 | ANN CONWAY
President George Bush rallied in Orange County on Sunday, but he partied in Los Angeles. At a VIP reception at the Century Plaza Hotel, the President and Barbara Bush schmoozed with supernovas Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger before attending a gala dinner staged by the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 5, 1993 | DAVID HALDANE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A German polka band dressed in lederhosen spent much of Saturday playing oompah music within earshot of an Arab-American musician tapping out Middle Eastern chords on an electric keyboard. The smell of Japanese beef teriyaki mingled with the aroma of Mexican burritos, Armenian shish kebab and American beer.
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October 13, 1999 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Is the American public being asked to pay twice for what some historians regard as the priceless legacy of President Nixon's Watergate tapes? That question, which a federal judge must decide, arises as yearlong litigation over the value of Nixon's recordings and other presidential materials nears a conclusion.
NEWS
September 1, 1997 | BONNIE HAYES and SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
It was 11 years ago, at a Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace, that Hywel Gwyn Evans discovered for himself why the world so adored Princess Diana. As he joined other guests in line to meet her, Evans said, he was drawn by the way the princess extended her hand, reaching out to everyone who approached. "She had a knack for being able to talk to ordinary people," said Evans, a retired headmaster of the well-known Dolgellan School in Wales. "Everyone in the whole line was laughing and smiling.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 24, 1995 | Steve Hochman, Steve Hochman is a regular contributor to Calendar
My name is Michael Jackson, King of Pop: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair! * Apologies to Percy Bysshe Shelley, but that reworking of his "Ozymandias" might just as well have appeared at the base of the statue Jackson digitally constructed for the mind-boggling salute to his ego in the promo clip for his "HIStory" album. And like ol' Ozy, Michael ended up collapsed in a heap--in his case on the Beacon Theatre stage--his empire but a distant memory. All hail the King of Plop.
BUSINESS
September 11, 1991 | SUSAN CHRISTIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's not easy for a former U.S. President to run against Mickey Mouse. So Richard Nixon Library campaigners have fought fun with fun, positioning their candidate as an alternative Happiest Place on Earth. A series of newspaper advertisements have beckoned visitors to the year-old library with light-hearted rhetoric. One ad featured the National Archives' most requested photograph--Nixon and Elvis Presley posing with hands clasped in the Oval Office.
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