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July 6, 1989 | GARY DORSEY, The Hartford Courant
After publishing two of Robert Christopher's successful books about Japan, editors at Simon & Schuster had agreed with the graying journalist that he would write about America's hidden aristocracy. He was to examine the roots of power and persuasion in the nation. But he did so reluctantly. "I think I did it in a moment of desperation, to tell you the truth," Christopher said, bemused at his predicament. "That's not totally fair. I was mildly interested in some aspects of it.
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July 6, 1989 | GARY DORSEY, The Hartford Courant
After publishing two of Robert Christopher's successful books about Japan, editors at Simon & Schuster had agreed with the graying journalist that he would write about America's hidden aristocracy. He was to examine the roots of power and persuasion in the nation. But he did so reluctantly. "I think I did it in a moment of desperation, to tell you the truth," Christopher said, bemused at his predicament. "That's not totally fair. I was mildly interested in some aspects of it.
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November 23, 1986 | Robert Sobel, Sobel is author of "IBM Vs. Japan" (Stein & Day). and
Americans seem to be of two minds regarding the Japanese Challenge. Many seem convinced that country's trade successes result from unfair practices, that absent tariffs and restrictions we could knock them out of the box. Recently this has taken the form of demands that we do to them what they do to us: restrict entry of goods. Others claim the Japanese have mastered the industrial arts to the extent that their products are innately superior to ours.
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November 23, 1986 | Robert Sobel, Sobel is author of "IBM Vs. Japan" (Stein & Day). and
Americans seem to be of two minds regarding the Japanese Challenge. Many seem convinced that country's trade successes result from unfair practices, that absent tariffs and restrictions we could knock them out of the box. Recently this has taken the form of demands that we do to them what they do to us: restrict entry of goods. Others claim the Japanese have mastered the industrial arts to the extent that their products are innately superior to ours.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 2001 | JEAN GUCCIONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thirteen people, including Mayor Dave Weaver, qualified Tuesday to run for three seats on the Glendale City Council. Weaver is the only incumbent seeking reelection in the April 3 citywide contest. Council members Ginger Bremberg and Sheldon Baker, whose terms expire this year, opted not to run again. Besides the City Council race, Glendale voters will elect three Glendale Unified School District board members and three members of the Glendale Community College Board of Trustees.
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September 2, 1992
Two men were killed Monday in apparently unrelated shootings in City Heights and south of Colina Park. Robert Christopher Gerard, 21, an unemployed City Heights resident, was shot at 7:59 p.m. while walking in an alley off Fairmount Avenue near Quince Street, San Diego Police Lt. Tom Orden said. A car pulled alongside Gerard, and several shots were fired from inside. At least one bullet struck Gerard in the upper body, Orden said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 30, 1987
A 25-year-old Canoga Park man who evaded a police pursuer and caused an accident that severely injured a woman was sentenced Wednesday in Van Nuys Superior Court to four months in jail and three years' probation. Robert Christopher Neil, a carpet layer, pleaded guilty in May to evading an officer and felony drunk driving causing injury. According to police, Neil ran a stop sign near Woodlake Avenue and Jonathan Street in Canoga Park Sept.
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April 19, 1985 | Associated Press
The Pulitzer Prize board has rejected a writers union request to drop its $20 fee for each book submitted for the annual writing awards, the board's secretary said Thursday. In a letter to the board, the National Writers Union said that the fee could prevent a small or struggling publisher from submitting a book for consideration. The $20 fee for submissions was first imposed in 1982 in journalism categories and the following year for book and music entries. Robert C.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 24, 2006 | Kevin Crust, Times Staff Writer
A leisurely Iberian travelogue, "Americano" stars Joshua Jackson as a recent college grad reevaluating his options toward the end of a European sojourn with his friends Ryan (Timm Sharp) and Michelle (Ruthanna Hopper). Chris McKinley (Jackson) and pals are in Pamplona for the running of the bulls with three days remaining before they return to the U.S. and the impending responsibilities of adulthood begin to sink in.
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December 2, 1990 | John M. Wilson \f7
The Role She Lost When Fox Broadcasting Co. airs its one-hour special, "Marilyn: Something's Got to Give," on Dec. 13 at 9 p.m., we'll see Marilyn Monroe the closest she ever came to the motherhood she so desperately wanted. The Fox documentary chronicles the final months in the life and career of the doomed star, with never-before-seen footage from the last film she worked on--"Something's Got to Give." Twentieth Century Fox fired her from the film just after her 36th birthday, June 1, 1962.
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April 4, 2001 | JEAN GUCCIONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Incumbent Dave Weaver and homeowner group leaders Bob Yousefian and Frank Quintero won election to the Glendale City Council on Tuesday, while two incumbents and challenger Greg Krikorian took three seats on the Glendale school board. For the Glendale Community College Board, incumbents Mary Hamilton and Victor King and educator Armine Hacopian also won election to four-year terms.
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