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1940 protest at Los Angeles City Hall
  • Los Angeles Times

1940 protest at Los Angeles City Hall

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | May 14, 2015

More than 1000 protestors assemble on the Los Angeles City Hall steps under auspices of Workers' Alliance and Labor's Nonpartisan League, demanding "jobs, not relief." View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Stephen Somerstein
  • Stephen Somerstein

reFramed: In conversation with Stephen Somerstein

Posted On: 11:21 a.m. | May 13, 2015

On March 7, 1965, we were following the television news reports of the violent beatings of John Lewis, Hosea Williams and 600 marchers as they attempted to peacefully march from Selma to the Alabama state capital in Montgomery to protest the inability of blacks to register to vote. This public attack by the police on nonviolent demonstrators really shocked me. Within a short time I heard that... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 13, 2015
  • Patrick Semansky / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 13, 2015

Posted On: 10:21 a.m. | May 13, 2015

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where investigators were scouring the scene of a derailed Amtrak train in Philadelphia, searching for clues to explain the accident that killed at least six and injured more than 200 people in one of the nation’s busiest transportation corridors. View Post»

Pinnacles National Monument
  • Martin Litton / Los Angeles Times

Pinnacles National Monument

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | May 13, 2015

April 1954: Section of the Pinnacles National Monument, left photo, where 30,000,000 years ago spewing volcanoes laid down fantastic formations. Boulders, right photo, some weighing 50,000 tons, stick between walls in Pinnacles Monument, now the Pinnacles National Park. These two photos by staff writer Martin Litton accompanied his story in the April 11, 1954 Los Angeles Times that began: ... View Post»


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