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KickingTiresIf you???re attending the 2009 New York International Auto Show this week, make sure to track down the $50 gift cards Ford and GM are handing out to attendees. They???re not free though; to redeem the $50 gift card, you......
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Today Kmiec and Litman discuss the attorney general's uncertain future. Tomorrow and Friday they'll debate the Senate no-confidence vote and the legal angles around the firing of U.S. attorneys. Don't damage the constitutional system By Douglas W. Kmiec...
However this election turns out, it will dramatically advance America's slow progress toward equality and inclusion. It took Abraham Lincoln's extraordinary courage in the Civil War to get us here. It took an epic battle to secure women the right to vote....
Today the United States Postal Service adds Ruben Salazar to its honor role of American journalists by issuing a first-class Salazar postage stamp. But the former Times columnist had left his mark long before his death during the 1970 Chicano Moratorium...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMarch 12, 2008 Most Americans' knowledge of the Panama Canal was acquired in a haze of junior high school history -- somewhere alongside "trust busting" and the "bully pulpit" in the unit on Teddy Roosevelt and turn-of-the-century Amer- ican confidence....
Zap2It.comHBO revisits the events leading up to one of the most horrifying atrocities in American history in "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee," an adaptation of Dee Brown's 1971 best-selling book premiering Sunday, May 27. Directed by Yves Simoneau, the TV movie...
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The 42 men who've been president of the United States share many characteristics besides membership in one of the world's most exclusive clubs. That means, looking at them as a group, we can extract an "average president." The data can't predict who'll...
Tribune staff reporterThis isn't Ulysses S. Grant's Galena. It's not even your mother's Galena. Whether either would like what it's become is, well, immaterial. It is what it is. What we know for sure is this: Galena has been chosen to lead off a summer-long series we're...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAmericans usually celebrate the likes of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy on President's Day. But rarely are the less stellar commanders in chief ever mentioned, such as William Henry Harrison -- who caught a...
It may be possible to forgive a president for failing to understand the present or to foresee the future, but it is harder to forgive a total lack of interest in the past. The Bush administration has displayed a peculiar disinterest in previous...
Tribune staff reporterLand of Lincoln, legislature and . . . the corn dog, Springfield's contributions to American history are about as diverse as its former residents -- including Ulysses S. Grant and the Donner Party. While there aren't any monuments devoted to the latter'...
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Special to the TribunePresidential houses are a wonderful way to understand the domestic life of this country's leaders. The Midwest has been historically fertile ground for presidential ambitions, and after the travails of politics, many ex-presidents were content to resettle...
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