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July 11, 1995 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sir Richard Rogers is accustomed to controversy. He's an architect. Sipping a Campari at an outdoor table of a London cafe, the 61-year-old master builder pondered the challenges of coming decades and a crinkly smile spread beneath his hawklike nose and short-cropped hair. "In 40 years, the population of the world's cities has increased tenfold--from 200 million to over 2 billion," he reflected. "They contain half of the world's population. They contribute at least 75% of global pollution.
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March 29, 2007 | Mike Boehm, Times Staff Writer
RICHARD ROGERS, an Italian-born Englishman who wields political clout as a liberal member of Britain's House of Lords and the unpaid chief of the London city government's Architecture and Urbanism Unit, was named the winner Wednesday of the 2007 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the profession's leading award.
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March 29, 2007 | Mike Boehm, Times Staff Writer
RICHARD ROGERS, an Italian-born Englishman who wields political clout as a liberal member of Britain's House of Lords and the unpaid chief of the London city government's Architecture and Urbanism Unit, was named the winner Wednesday of the 2007 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the profession's leading award.
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March 10, 2006 | Saree Makdisi, SAREE MAKDISI is a professor of English and comparative literature at UCLA.
RICHARD ROGERS, the noted British architect, was recently summoned to the offices of the Empire State Development Corp. to explain his connection to a group called Architects and Planners for Justice in Palestine. Empire State is overseeing the redesign of New York's $1.7-billion Javits Convention Center, and Rogers is the architect on the job.
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May 31, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Richard Rogers, a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, was named acting commissioner for the agency's sprawling Western Region. Rogers, who joined the INS as a Border Patrol agent in 1969, will temporarily take over the region's top position from Stanley E. McKinley, who is returning to his post as Eastern Regional commissioner. The INS is planning a reorganization that is intended to centralize policy-making and the command of operations in Washington.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 1996 | SCOTT STEEPLETON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Nearly two decades after their plane went down in a remote Northern California forest, Norman and Beverly Jean Wascher are being paid their last respects by people they knew. Friends of the Thousand Oaks couple remember fishing trips with Norman and PTA meetings presided over by Beverly. They remember their kids playing with the Waschers' three children, Robyn, Cherie and Heidi.
OPINION
March 10, 2006 | Saree Makdisi, SAREE MAKDISI is a professor of English and comparative literature at UCLA.
RICHARD ROGERS, the noted British architect, was recently summoned to the offices of the Empire State Development Corp. to explain his connection to a group called Architects and Planners for Justice in Palestine. Empire State is overseeing the redesign of New York's $1.7-billion Javits Convention Center, and Rogers is the architect on the job.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 19, 2001
Richard Pendleton Rogers, 57, director of the Film Studies Center at Harvard University and a documentary filmmaker, died Saturday of melanoma at his summer home in Wainscott, N.Y. Rogers made several films for PBS, including documentaries on William Carlos Williams, William Kennedy and Wallace Stevens. With his wife, documentary photographer Susan Meiselas, he made "Pictures From a Revolution," a film about Nicaragua.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 6, 1998 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In almost three decades with the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Richard K. Rogers has policed the borders with Mexico and Canada, worked to deport Nazi war criminals and helped break up smuggling rings. But his biggest challenge was his final one: heading the INS' huge Los Angeles office, the agency's largest and, many agree, its most difficult to handle, encompassing a seven-county region the size of Kentucky.
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April 12, 2013 | By Christopher Hawthorne, Architecture Critic
Will the Academy's big bubble pop before it has a chance to be built? Italian architect Renzo Piano, Los Angeles architect Zoltan Pali and officials from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled preliminary designs Thursday for a $300-million film museum at Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue. The architectural centerpiece of the 290,000-square-foot complex, just west of the campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, would be a giant glass-enclosed dome, which Piano refers to as the "sphere" and the "soap bubble.
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July 20, 2001
Richard Pendleton Rogers, 57, director of the Film Studies Center at Harvard University and a documentary filmmaker, died Saturday of melanoma at his summer home in Wainscott, N.Y. Rogers made several films for PBS, including documentaries on William Carlos Williams, William Kennedy and Wallace Stevens. With his wife, documentary photographer Susan Meiselas, he made "Pictures From a Revolution," a film about Nicaragua. Born in New York City, Rogers graduated from Harvard in 1957 and was a Fulbright scholar at the Royal College of Arts in London.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 6, 1998 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In almost three decades with the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Richard K. Rogers has policed the borders with Mexico and Canada, worked to deport Nazi war criminals and helped break up smuggling rings. But his biggest challenge was his final one: heading the INS' huge Los Angeles office, the agency's largest and, many agree, its most difficult to handle, encompassing a seven-county region the size of Kentucky.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 1996 | SCOTT STEEPLETON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Nearly two decades after their plane went down in a remote Northern California forest, Norman and Beverly Jean Wascher are being paid their last respects by people they knew. Friends of the Thousand Oaks couple remember fishing trips with Norman and PTA meetings presided over by Beverly. They remember their kids playing with the Waschers' three children, Robyn, Cherie and Heidi.
NEWS
July 11, 1995 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sir Richard Rogers is accustomed to controversy. He's an architect. Sipping a Campari at an outdoor table of a London cafe, the 61-year-old master builder pondered the challenges of coming decades and a crinkly smile spread beneath his hawklike nose and short-cropped hair. "In 40 years, the population of the world's cities has increased tenfold--from 200 million to over 2 billion," he reflected. "They contain half of the world's population. They contribute at least 75% of global pollution.
NEWS
May 31, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Richard Rogers, a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, was named acting commissioner for the agency's sprawling Western Region. Rogers, who joined the INS as a Border Patrol agent in 1969, will temporarily take over the region's top position from Stanley E. McKinley, who is returning to his post as Eastern Regional commissioner. The INS is planning a reorganization that is intended to centralize policy-making and the command of operations in Washington.
BUSINESS
October 5, 1985
Theron, 43, of Palm Springs, was indicted last month for allegedly organizing a multimillion-dollar investment fraud involving the growing of bacterial cultures. U.S. District Judge Richard Rogers ruled that Theron, who already faces extradition to South Africa on other fraud charges, poses a flight risk.
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