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Seventy years ago on Wednesday, one of the world's great paradises became one of the world's most hellish flashpoints. Even if you've been to Oahu's Pearl Harbor, paid your respects and thought you had seen it all, think again. The $56-million Pearl...
One mystery about Dec. 7, 1941, remained after scrubbing the Tribune's coverage of that fateful day: How did fans who were at the Chicago Bears-Chicago Cardinals game hear about the attack? The newspaper is silent on the matter. Luckily for Chicago...
The shocking news from Pearl Harbor interrupted a Bears broadcast. Many Chicagoans learned of the surprise attack 70 years ago this week when WGN Radio's Ward Quaal broke into the transmission of the Chicago Bears-Chicago Cardinals game at about 1:30 p....
Tags: Radio, Washington, DC, U.S. Army, WGN, Air and Space Accidents
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterHear that? That dull roar, like the sound from inside a shell? That might be the Orange County coastline calling you — 42 miles of beach and beach towns, give or take, from San Clemente to Seal Beach. Follow the advice here, and this coastline...
It was just before 2:30 in the afternoon of Sunday Dec. 7, 1941 when a New York radio station interrupted the broadcast of the New York Giants football game with a shocking news bulletin: The Japanese had staged a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S....
A late-February lunch conversation turned to the subject of Black History Month, and specifically to a man named Doris Miller. That's right, his first name was Doris; but to friends and anyone wishing to avoid his wrath, it had better be Dorie. An...
We have lived with 9/11 for 10 years today. I was in Florida on a business trip, scheduled to fly out that afternoon for Los Angeles when I woke in time to watch the second plane hit the World Trade Center Tower. From that moment on, our nation changed....
Charles Higham, a poet, critic and prolific celebrity biographer who found political and sexual intrigue in the lives of Hollywood icons such as Cary Grant, Marlene Dietrich and, most controversially, Errol Flynn, died April 21 at his Los Angeles home. He...
The Hartford CourantWhen you are 93, tomorrow is hoped for but never promised. So, when John Cyrulik got the news in January that he and dozens of other veterans would get a chance to visit the World War II Memorial inWashington, D.C., in May his reaction was mixed. He was...
The Kalakala, a historic ferry which has plied the waters of Puget Sound and was later used by Alaska fish processors on Kodiak Island, is up for sale – for only one dollar. More about that later. But first, let’s retrace the Kalakala&...
The military’s long and important history in the Great Land began at the very moment Alaska became American soil, Oct. 18, 1867. Elements of the Army’s 9th Infantry were on hand as the Russian Golden Eagle was lowered and the Stars and...
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