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July 24, 1990 | GARY LIBMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stuffed animals and friendly Angelenos threw two Russian cosmonauts off schedule last week as nothing in space ever did. Maj. Gen. Alexi Leonov and Valery N. Kubasov were scheduled to leave a Los Angeles hotel for Olvera Street when organizers of their visit noticed a problem. "We can't get Alexi out of the hotel gift shop," said one anxious official rushing up to another in the hotel lobby. The organizer hurried to the gift store. "We have a better place to go.
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July 24, 1990 | GARY LIBMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stuffed animals and friendly Angelenos threw two Russian cosmonauts off schedule last week as nothing in space ever did. Maj. Gen. Alexi Leonov and Valery N. Kubasov were scheduled to leave a Los Angeles hotel for Olvera Street when organizers of their visit noticed a problem. "We can't get Alexi out of the hotel gift shop," said one anxious official rushing up to another in the hotel lobby. The organizer hurried to the gift store. "We have a better place to go.
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