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October 11, 1996 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton administration, weighing in on one of the most controversial issues of telecommunications reform, on Thursday urged the Federal Communications Commission to require the telecommunications industry to spend as much as $2 billion a year over the next decade to wire every school and library in the nation for the Information Age.
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October 11, 1996 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton administration, weighing in on one of the most controversial issues of telecommunications reform, on Thursday urged the Federal Communications Commission to require the telecommunications industry to spend as much as $2 billion a year over the next decade to wire every school and library in the nation for the Information Age.
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ENTERTAINMENT
January 12, 1996 | ROBERT HILBURN
This imposing, six-disc survey of speeches by the real presidents of the United States (not the current rock group with the similar name, thank you) has been resting comfortably on the shelf for a while, unopened because it appeared to be simply a passive reference work. It's packaged so much like a pop box set that my guess was it followed a "greatest hits" format, complete with scores of famous sound bites.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 12, 1996 | ROBERT HILBURN
This imposing, six-disc survey of speeches by the real presidents of the United States (not the current rock group with the similar name, thank you) has been resting comfortably on the shelf for a while, unopened because it appeared to be simply a passive reference work. It's packaged so much like a pop box set that my guess was it followed a "greatest hits" format, complete with scores of famous sound bites.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 12, 2014 | By Hector Tobar
The best libraries were created not just as repositories of books but as big, open public spaces that celebrate the connections even the most humble citizens have to civilization and literary culture. But we don't often think of a library itself as a tourist destination. Now the travel site Fodor's has named " The World's 20 Most Stunning Libraries, " inviting its readers to work a visit of said libraries into their summer travel intineraries. There is the 15th century Tripitaka Koreana, which is in the Temple of Haesina in the mountains of Korea, and which houses the most extensive collection of Buddhist texts in the world.
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April 6, 1994 | RICK VANDERKNYFF, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
He has stood before the Great Pyramid at Giza, excavated at Mendes in the northern Nile Delta, studied the tomb of Ramses II in Thebes, and led an ongoing expedition to the Precinct of the Goddess Mut at Karnak. On this particular spring morning, however, Egyptologist Richard A.
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April 3, 1994 | RICK VANDERKNYFF, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
He has stood before the Great Pyramid at Giza, excavated at Mendes in the northern Nile Delta, studied the tomb of Ramses II in Thebes, and led an ongoing expedition to the Precinct of the Goddess Mut at Karnak. On this spring morning, however, Egyptologist Richard A.
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