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Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks in Los Angeles on Friday as AIDS Healthcare Foundation President Michael Weinstein looks on at a rally urging California voters to vote yes on Proposition 61, a ballot measure to lower drug prices in the state. Though the 400 to 500 women and men awaiting Bernie Sanders in the parking lot of the American Federation of Musicians in Hollywood represented a fraction of the numbers greeting him during the primary election, the turnout still was impressive-evidence of his continued popularity and support for the cause he was advocating. Comment?
On June 1, Film Independent's Los Angeles Film Festival opened and introduced two films with empowering storylines featuring African-Americans. In our era of submissive slave characters, black tokenism and underrepresentation of people of color on screen and in Hollywood, it is a major feat. Comment?
His skill at rousing large numbers of people with inspiring words puts him in the ranks of Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt and John Kennedy. In the era of sound bites and Twitter, it was remarkable to see the old orator hold a crowd of several thousand spellbound with a speech that lasted well over an hour at the Santa Monica High School football field Monday night. Comment?
Bernie Sanders, seen here in Idaho in March, plans to keep fighting for the Democratic nomination until the last vote is counted. The day Bernie Sanders upset Hillary Clinton in the Indiana primary , I stopped by his Los Angeles headquarters, a rundown storefront in the Latino neighborhood of East Hollywood, and I talked with campaign volunteers preparing to register voters. Comment?
Though this news brief is primarily about the death of an actual person, Nancy Reagan was also a public figure and emblematic of an era in American political history. The former first lady, wife of the 40th U.S. president, Ronald Reagan, dies at age 94 on Sunday at her home in Los Angeles. Comment?
In a May 2011 Newsweek column , the late film critic Roger Ebert exposed the bottom line behind Hollywood's unquenchable appetite for remakes and sequels. "No movie executive has ever been fired for greenlighting a sequel," he wrote. Comment?
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