May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm
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May 1, 2008 | 6:00 pmPeople who take their Holocaust seriously have to take other people's holocausts seriously.
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Interview with Jimmy Delshad, former Mayor of Beverly Hills
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Vice President Richard Nixon was badly hurt by President Dwight D. Eisenhower's refusal to...
September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pmI came to America 30 years ago last month. I arrived in Los Angeles the night Elvis died. I was 16 years old, fresh out of a Swiss boarding school, about to start my first year of college. This was two years before the Islamic Revolution, yet I had left Iran willingly and without...
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