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June 28, 2012 | By Michael Kinsley
"Traveling in Europe last week, it seemed as if every other conversation ended with some form of this question: Why does it feel like so few leaders are capable of inspiring their people to meet the challenges of our day?" - Thomas L. Friedman, the New York Times, June 24 A Paris hotel: " Bonjour . Concierge. May I help you?" " Oui, merci. Je m'appelle Tom Friedman de la New York Times. J'ai une question . " " Oui ?" " En Anglais ?"
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December 13, 2013 | By Ed Stockly
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     SERIES 30 for 30 The new episode "Youngstown Boys" explores class and power dynamics in college sports. 6 p.m. ESPN and 8 p.m. ESPN2 Atlantis While hunting in the mountains, the boys stumble across an abandoned baby and Jason (Jack Donnelly) refuses to leave the child in this new episode.
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May 3, 1994 | ALISA TAGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Sweat socks, Lifesavers and trash bags are some of the unlikely materials from which Tom Friedman constructs his delicately refined sculptures and installations. He says that he likes to let his materials determine his processes. He chews bubblegum, unravels string and crumples paper. Although these sound like common actions, when Friedman does them, they are not. He is an obsessive who inexhaustibly converts ordinary objects into extraordinary sculptures.
OPINION
June 28, 2012 | By Michael Kinsley
"Traveling in Europe last week, it seemed as if every other conversation ended with some form of this question: Why does it feel like so few leaders are capable of inspiring their people to meet the challenges of our day?" - Thomas L. Friedman, the New York Times, June 24 A Paris hotel: " Bonjour . Concierge. May I help you?" " Oui, merci. Je m'appelle Tom Friedman de la New York Times. J'ai une question . " " Oui ?" " En Anglais ?"
ENTERTAINMENT
May 14, 1994
Re Alisa Tager's May 3 review ("Emerging Master of Metamorphosis") of Tom Friedman's conversion of everyday objects into "elegant works that artfully challenge perception": Hogwash! There will never be a dearth of absurdities that masquerade as "art"--nor indeed of such gems as: "He challenges the notion that art can lead to transcendence by grounding his objects in their commonness." With current works concocted from such inspiring ingredients as toilet paper, chewing gum, toothpaste and partially sucked Lifesavers glued together with sugar and saliva (translation: "spit")
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 20, 1988
I am writing in response to the article (Feb. 4) in which Tom Friedman is quoted as saying that the members of his Concerned Carlton Terrace Homeowners believe the seven-building Warner Ridge project proposed for the northeast corner of Oxnard Street and De Soto Avenue "the best development scenario which has ever been considered for this property." Mr. Friedman states that 40 homeowners in Carlton Terrace have joined about 65 homeowners in the Warner Hills Condominiums to support said project.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 13, 2013 | By Ed Stockly
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     SERIES 30 for 30 The new episode "Youngstown Boys" explores class and power dynamics in college sports. 6 p.m. ESPN and 8 p.m. ESPN2 Atlantis While hunting in the mountains, the boys stumble across an abandoned baby and Jason (Jack Donnelly) refuses to leave the child in this new episode.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 26, 2010
Saturday Today Harry Connick Jr. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY Today Danny Teeson and Mel B; Wimbledon. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 6 a.m. KABC State of the Union Politics: Sen. John Cornyn, (R-Texas); Sen. Robert Menendez, (D-N.J.). 6 and 9 a.m. CNN CBS News Sunday Morning Susan Boyle. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Fareed Zakaria GPS Afghanistan, Middle East crisis, oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, U.S. energy policy: Tom Friedman, the New York Times.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 1988
A coalition of Woodland Hills homeowners has decided to support a proposed high-rise office project that would be next to their neighborhoods, residents said Wednesday. Members of the Concerned Carlton Terrace Homeowners called the seven-building Warner Ridge project proposed for the northeast corner of Oxnard Street and De Soto Avenue "the best development scenario which has ever been considered for this property," said group leader Tom Friedman.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 14, 1994
Re Alisa Tager's May 3 review ("Emerging Master of Metamorphosis") of Tom Friedman's conversion of everyday objects into "elegant works that artfully challenge perception": Hogwash! There will never be a dearth of absurdities that masquerade as "art"--nor indeed of such gems as: "He challenges the notion that art can lead to transcendence by grounding his objects in their commonness." With current works concocted from such inspiring ingredients as toilet paper, chewing gum, toothpaste and partially sucked Lifesavers glued together with sugar and saliva (translation: "spit")
ENTERTAINMENT
May 3, 1994 | ALISA TAGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Sweat socks, Lifesavers and trash bags are some of the unlikely materials from which Tom Friedman constructs his delicately refined sculptures and installations. He says that he likes to let his materials determine his processes. He chews bubblegum, unravels string and crumples paper. Although these sound like common actions, when Friedman does them, they are not. He is an obsessive who inexhaustibly converts ordinary objects into extraordinary sculptures.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 20, 1988
I am writing in response to the article (Feb. 4) in which Tom Friedman is quoted as saying that the members of his Concerned Carlton Terrace Homeowners believe the seven-building Warner Ridge project proposed for the northeast corner of Oxnard Street and De Soto Avenue "the best development scenario which has ever been considered for this property." Mr. Friedman states that 40 homeowners in Carlton Terrace have joined about 65 homeowners in the Warner Hills Condominiums to support said project.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1988 | GABE FUENTES, Times Staff Writer
Drivers who avoid the Ventura Freeway by cutting through the Carlton Terrace area of Woodland Hills have prompted the formation of a committee to recommend ways to ease the neighborhood's traffic problems. The nine-member citizens advisory committee will hold its first meeting on Monday. The committee, appointed this month by Los Angeles City Councilwoman Joy Picus, is made up of homeowner group leaders and other community representatives, said Susan Pasternak, a Picus spokeswoman.
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