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  • Donors’ love of the stars shines on at Griffith Observatory

    By Nick Street

    January 25, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    The late Samuel Oschin loved adventure travel.

    Some of his best-known and most exotic expeditions included retracing Robert Peary's voyage to the North Pole, paddling up the Amazon in a dugout canoe and crossing the Alps atop an elephant (à la Hannibal).

    Less well known is the...