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February 8, 1990
Richard Wilson, 55, the Oglala Sioux tribal president who was sharply criticized by dissident Indians who occupied Wounded Knee, S.D., for more than two months in 1971. The occupation produced gunfights between the disgruntled Indians and federal agents. Two Indians were killed and there were injuries on both sides. The occupiers saw Wilson as a pawn of the government while they wanted more self rule.
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May 1, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Richard Wilson, 46, an administrator for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who was keeper of the Oscar statuettes, died April 23 of an apparent heart attack at his home in West Hollywood, the academy announced. An employee of the academy since 1988, Wilson opened the organization's first New York office in 1998 and ran it for two years before returning to Beverly Hills, where he served as executive assistant to academy President and Executive Director Bruce Davis.
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May 1, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Richard Wilson, 46, an administrator for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who was keeper of the Oscar statuettes, died April 23 of an apparent heart attack at his home in West Hollywood, the academy announced. An employee of the academy since 1988, Wilson opened the organization's first New York office in 1998 and ran it for two years before returning to Beverly Hills, where he served as executive assistant to academy President and Executive Director Bruce Davis.
SPORTS
September 22, 1995 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After meeting with the Burroughs High principal and other school officials Thursday, the father of a football player who quit the team last week because of alleged verbal abuse said he and his son are willing to resolve the dispute. In a closed-door session with Burroughs Principal Tim Buchanan, Richard Wilson complained that second-year Coach Robert dos Remedios made his son the whipping boy of the squad by directing at him vulgar and sometimes racial remarks.
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August 24, 1991 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Richard Wilson, a director, writer and actor who traced his dramatic roots to Orson Welles' fabled Mercury Theater and who spent the last years of his life compiling audio anthologies of Welles' radio broadcasts and resurrecting some long-vanished film clips, has died. Myron S. Meisel, one of the producers of Wilson's final project, said Wilson was 75 when he died Wednesday at his home in Santa Monica of pancreatic cancer.
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June 27, 1985 | DARYL KELLEY, Times Staff Writer
George F. Talin, a wealthy tire dealer active in charitable and civic organizations, was appointed Tuesday to a six-year term on the powerful Harbor Commission and will replace veteran Commissioner Richard Wilson next month. The City Council unanimously confirmed Mayor Ernie Kell's nomination of Talin as one of five directors of the semiautonomous Port of Long Beach, the West Coast's largest. It also appointed millionaire developer C.
SPORTS
September 22, 1995 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After meeting with the Burroughs High principal and other school officials Thursday, the father of a football player who quit the team last week because of alleged verbal abuse said he and his son are willing to resolve the dispute. In a closed-door session with Burroughs Principal Tim Buchanan, Richard Wilson complained that second-year Coach Robert dos Remedios made his son the whipping boy of the squad by directing at him vulgar and sometimes racial remarks.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 16, 1994 | Kristine McKenna, Kristine McKenna is a frequent contributor to Calendar
'Say you're sitting in a train at a platform that's due to pull out, the train next to you moves, and you think you're moving," says British artist Richard Wilson, the subject of an exhibition opening today at the Museum of Contemporary Art in conjunction with the UK/LA Festival. "Suddenly you see the platform and realize you haven't moved. At that moment you've experienced a fault in the body mechanism between eye and brain, and you've been fooled.
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August 8, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Gov. Pete Wilson has named as his director of forestry a Northern California lumberman with strong environmental credentials who is expected to move the agency toward more strict regulation of logging practices. Richard Wilson, 57, a Mendocino County timberland owner and rancher who is no relation to the governor, was selected to replace Hal Walt as head of the embattled Forestry Department, an agency often criticized by environmentalists for being too closely tied to the timber industry.
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July 22, 1988 | RAY PEREZ, Times Staff Writer
Richard Dale Wilson, the San Francisco accountant accused of gunning down the man suspected of killing his fiancee, had an "extreme hatred" for the man, the prosecuting attorney said Thursday as Wilson's trial began in Westminster. Deputy Dist. Atty. Douglas H. Woodsmall, in opening statements in West Orange County Superior Court, said the defendant killed Jeffrey Molloy Parker to avenge the death of his fiancee, San Francisco socialite Joan McShane Mills. "He made a number of threats to Mr.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 16, 1994 | Kristine McKenna, Kristine McKenna is a frequent contributor to Calendar
'Say you're sitting in a train at a platform that's due to pull out, the train next to you moves, and you think you're moving," says British artist Richard Wilson, the subject of an exhibition opening today at the Museum of Contemporary Art in conjunction with the UK/LA Festival. "Suddenly you see the platform and realize you haven't moved. At that moment you've experienced a fault in the body mechanism between eye and brain, and you've been fooled.
NEWS
August 24, 1991 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Richard Wilson, a director, writer and actor who traced his dramatic roots to Orson Welles' fabled Mercury Theater and who spent the last years of his life compiling audio anthologies of Welles' radio broadcasts and resurrecting some long-vanished film clips, has died. Myron S. Meisel, one of the producers of Wilson's final project, said Wilson was 75 when he died Wednesday at his home in Santa Monica of pancreatic cancer.
NEWS
August 8, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Gov. Pete Wilson has named as his director of forestry a Northern California lumberman with strong environmental credentials who is expected to move the agency toward more strict regulation of logging practices. Richard Wilson, 57, a Mendocino County timberland owner and rancher who is no relation to the governor, was selected to replace Hal Walt as head of the embattled Forestry Department, an agency often criticized by environmentalists for being too closely tied to the timber industry.
NEWS
February 8, 1990
Richard Wilson, 55, the Oglala Sioux tribal president who was sharply criticized by dissident Indians who occupied Wounded Knee, S.D., for more than two months in 1971. The occupation produced gunfights between the disgruntled Indians and federal agents. Two Indians were killed and there were injuries on both sides. The occupiers saw Wilson as a pawn of the government while they wanted more self rule.
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October 19, 1988 | JERRY HICKS, Times Staff Writer
Defense attorney J. Tony Serra, with the flamboyance of a country preacher and the mimicry of a Las Vegas comic, ripped into key prosecution witnesses at the Richard Dale Wilson murder trial Tuesday, calling them "liars and alcoholics" whose testimony was "utter baloney." Co-defense counsel Joel W. Baruch was so inspired by Serra's closing argument that afterwards he predicted it would take jurors less than a day of deliberations to return a not guilty verdict.
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July 22, 1988 | RAY PEREZ, Times Staff Writer
Richard Dale Wilson, the San Francisco accountant accused of gunning down the man suspected of killing his fiancee, had an "extreme hatred" for the man, the prosecuting attorney said Thursday as Wilson's trial began in Westminster. Deputy Dist. Atty. Douglas H. Woodsmall, in opening statements in West Orange County Superior Court, said the defendant killed Jeffrey Molloy Parker to avenge the death of his fiancee, San Francisco socialite Joan McShane Mills. "He made a number of threats to Mr.
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May 2, 1987 | MARK LANDSBAUM and STEVE EMMONS, Times Staff Writers
Police believed they had to quickly arrest a San Francisco accountant suspected of an execution-style killing in Costa Mesa because they feared he would kill the witnesses against him and flee the country, according to court documents unsealed Friday.
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May 2, 1987 | MARK LANDSBAUM and STEVE EMMONS, Times Staff Writers
San Francisco accountant Richard Dale Wilson pleaded innocent Friday to the Orange County murder of the man suspected four years ago of killing Wilson's fiancee. Although it took four years to crack the case, police, in documents unsealed Friday, told an Orange County municipal judge that they had to quickly arrest Wilson because they feared that he would kill the witnesses against him and flee the country.
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September 11, 1987 | STEVE EMMONS, Times Staff Writer
The case against San Francisco accountant Richard Dale Wilson, charged with the revenge killing of the man accused of murdering Wilson's fiancee, hit rough waters Thursday when a key prosecution witness recanted his previous testimony alleging that Wilson had made death threats. Richard Clinton Hale, Wilson's brother-in-law, testified before the Orange County Grand Jury in March that Wilson had told him "he was going to try to kill" Jeffrey Malloy Parker.
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May 2, 1987 | MARK LANDSBAUM and STEVE EMMONS, Times Staff Writers
Police believed they had to quickly arrest a San Francisco accountant suspected of an execution-style killing in Costa Mesa because they feared he would kill the witnesses against him and flee the country, according to court documents unsealed Friday.
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