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October 26, 1988
U.S. Customs Service officials have seized more than $50,000 in gold and held up about 30,000 pounds of goods--including VCRs, sunglasses and baseball caps--in a crackdown on illegal assistance flowing from the United States to Vietnam. The goods, mostly from the Little Saigon area of Westminster in Orange County, were seized in raids Oct. 14 and 22 at an Air France storage room at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said. Under a U.S.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 1988
U.S. Customs Service officials have seized more than $50,000 in gold and held up about 30,000 pounds of goods--including VCRs, sunglasses and baseball caps--in a crackdown on illegal assistance flowing from the United States to Vietnam. The goods, mostly from the Little Saigon area of Westminster in Orange County, were seized in raids Oct. 14 and 22 at an Air France storage room at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said. Under a U.S.
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ENTERTAINMENT
March 12, 1988 | MARK CHALON SMITH
Mark Medoff's "When Ya Comin' Back, Red Ryder?" was one of the more disturbing plays to come out of the early 1970s. The Obie award-winning drama (actually written in the late '60s but not produced until '73), about a handful of people abused by a drug-smuggling Vietnam vet in a disheveled roadside diner, stood in rough contrast to idealism and good vibrations of the era. By playing to our enduring fascination with violence, though, it made for dynamic theater.
NEWS
November 2, 1995 | JOHN M. BRODER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Anticipating the entry of retired Gen. Colin L. Powell into the Republican presidential race, leading GOP candidates quietly have begun compiling research on Powell's public record and private life in hopes of discovering ammunition to use to deny him the nomination. The most aggressive anti-Powell preparations are being conducted by the campaigns of Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole and conservative commentator Patrick J. Buchanan, campaign aides said.
NEWS
August 17, 1993 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the last five years, the Vietnamese state-owned garment company Vinatexco has been struggling to make the transition from a Communist system to a free-market economy. Prices were cut, new products introduced and workers were even sent home on reduced pay to save money. But just when things were looking up for the company, it was broadsided by a new problem: smuggling.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 17, 1991 | HILARY DE VRIES, Hilary de Vries is a frequent contributor to Calendar
"Yeah, all that 'up from the ashes' stuff," he rasps in faux Italian as he shoe-horns himself onto the trailer's window seat, his feet, fancy in black brogues, dangling. Nick Nolte is chewing out in character (Milanese by way of Des Moines) the media bandwagon banging the Oscar drum for his portrayal of Tom Wingo, the good ol' boy in need of Freud, in Barbra Streisand's "The Prince of Tides."
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