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Larry Harnisch reflects on Los Angeles history

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May 14, 1958


Above, I don't even know where to begin with this one: "Islam is identified with the darker races while Christianity is thought to be a white man's religion. Thus Mohammedanism is more acceptable to socially conscious Negroes, who have a new spirit of nationalistic pride." This is beyond appalling. I cannot imagine how this got into the paper. Even in 1958. Below, Nixon's disastrous Latin American tour becomes fodder for his book "Six Crises" ... The view of former Foreign Service worker Russ Olson is here.


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There are many items in the paper today that no one will understand in fifty years. Consider the following unquestioned terms: growth (in business articles), black (in articles about racially mixed people).


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