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  1. Remembering Jean SteinRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Truthdig

    Author and editor Jean Stein led a life of letters and ideas that ranged from a recent study of mid-twentieth-century Los Angeles to a classic take on Edie Sedgwick to her tenure at the helm of the Paris Review and later, Grand Street . Stein's own story came to a close on Sunday.


  2. Tom Hayden: Who Are You Calling an Immigrant?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Truthdig

    Editor's Note: Tom Hayden, an activist, author and longtime Truthdig contributor , died Sunday at age 76. In his memory, Truthdig will share one of Hayden's pieces each day this week. This story was originally posted on May 2, 2006.


  3. A Conversation About War and Peace With Ron Kovic, Robert Scheer and Chris HedgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Truthdig

    Ron Kovic knows all about sacrifice. After being paralyzed from the chest down in the Vietnam War, the decorated Marine galvanized the American Veterans Movement in Los Angeles in the spring of 1974, demanding better conditions at veterans hospitals.


  4. In the Fight to Rein In Drug Prices, Bernie Sanders Shows He's Still Got ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | Truthdig

    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.


  5. Last Call for Vin Scully, the King of Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Truthdig

    No, Kobe Bryant wasn't the most beloved star in town. Nor was Magic Johnson, Steve Garvey, Fernando Valenzuela, or even Jerry West or Sandy Koufax.


  6. Portraying the Mexican-American Experience in Six HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Truthdig

    Beginning in Mexico but set mostly in the United States, the play chronicles the generations of a family through landmark historical events like World War II, the Cuban missile crisis, and the Vietnam and Afghanistan wars, leaving many of her friends wondering why it was called "A Mexican Trilogy" when so much of it was about the American experiment. "The root is Mexico but the story is America," is what Fernandez finally decided.


  7. 'Citizen Stan' Tells the Story of Stanley Sheinbaum, 'a Man You Ought to Know About'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Truthdig

    An hour-long documentary profiles the life of the recently deceased Stanley Sheinbaum, a Los Angeleno who was involved with prime ministers, presidents and kings and who played a decisive role in some of the most significant political events of the latter half of the 20th century. "Citizen Stan," made in 2004 by Patty Sharah, is told through interviews with Truthdig editor in chief Robert Scheer, Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, Sheinbaum's wife - Betty Sheinbaum - other members of the Sheinbaum family, and others.


  8. Stanley Sheinbaum, an L.A. 'Liberal Lion' Who Shaped Politics for Decades, Is Dead at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Truthdig

    Stanley Sheinbaum, from left, join hands with presidential candidate Gary Hart, former Sen. George McGovern, candidate Walter Mondale and actor Warren Beatty at a fundraiser in Los Angeles, Calif. in 1984.


  9. 'Black Box' Opera Reboots a Classical Form for a New EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Truthdig

    The sign on the door at 242 S. Broadway in downtown Los Angeles reads "Basic Flowers." But inside you will find Four Larks , a small-scale opera company that stages productions in any abandoned site that will accommodate its players.


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