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Mar.06.2014
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O.J had sustained a slight injury but recovered in time for the UCLA game. In terms of college football games where everything was on the line, the 1967 City Game ranks above all other so-called "games of the century." The combination of the pre-game hype, the special circumstances, the excitement...
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Mar.05.2014
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On October 14, USC played one of the most important games in its history. They had not defeated Notre Dame at South Bend since 1939, but 59,075 came out to see Simpson and the Trojans. McKay, the coach who watched game film every night for a year, had the All-American superstar he needed to...
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Mar.05.2014
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A new book about John Wayne reveals what a threat he was to international Communism, and exposes how far America has come from his glory days.   At the height of the Red Scare and the Hollywood Blacklist, SAG president Ronald Reagan was asked what he thought should be done about Communism in...
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Mar.05.2014
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    Did you know that . . .   o     Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin ordered not one, but two assassination attempts, on the life of rabid anti-Communist movie star John “Duke” Wayne, because the Duke was exposing Communist infiltration of Hollywood? o  ...
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Mar.04.2014
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A new book about John Wayne reveals what a threat he was to international Communism, and exposes how far America has come from his glory days.   At the height of the Red Scare and the Hollywood Blacklist, SAG president Ronald Reagan was asked what he thought should be done about Communism in...
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Mar.04.2014
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    Did you know that . . .   o     Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin ordered not one, but two assassination attempts, on the life of rabid anti-Communist movie star John “Duke” Wayne, because the Duke was exposing Communist infiltration of Hollywood? o  ...
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Mar.04.2014
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The glory days of O.J. Simpson   What is there to say about Orenthal James "O.J." Simpson: Trojan legend, NFL record-breaker, Hollywood celebrity, infamous "criminal": that has not already been said!?             O.J. is one of those...
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Mar.03.2014
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  Did you know that . . .   o     Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin ordered not one, but two assassination attempts, on the life of rabid anti-Communist movie star John “Duke” Wayne, because the Duke was exposing Communist infiltration of Hollywood? o   ...
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Mar.03.2014
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A new book about John Wayne reveals what a threat he was to international Communism, and exposes how far America has come from his glory days.   At the height of the Red Scare and the Hollywood Blacklist, SAG president Ronald Reagan was asked what he thought should be done about Communism in...
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Mar.03.2014
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Political divisions in California; McKay absorbs his worst defeat; the "gunslinger" goes for two in Pasadena   The Los Angeles Dodgers would bring ultimate glory to Los Angeles again in 1965. Sandy Koufax threw his fourth no-hitter (this time a perfect game), while compiling 26 wins, an all-...
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Mar.02.2014
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  Did you know that . . .   o     Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin ordered not one, but two assassination attempts, on the life of rabid anti-Communist movie star John “Duke” Wayne, because the Duke was exposing Communist infiltration of Hollywood? o   ...
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Mar.02.2014
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A new book about John Wayne reveals what a threat he was to international Communism, and exposes how far America has come from his glory days.   At the height of the Red Scare and the Hollywood Blacklist, SAG president Ronald Reagan was asked what he thought should be done about Communism in...
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Mar.02.2014
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USC embodies a new era and a Heisman finds a home at University Park   1962 will be looked back on as the year McKay broke the jinx and led USC to the proverbial Promised Land, but in many ways, 1965 is a demarcation point in Trojan football history. Mike Garrett was a senior that year. He was...
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Mar.01.2014
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      Did you know that . . .   o     Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin ordered not one, but two assassination attempts, on the life of rabid anti-Communist movie star John “Duke” Wayne, because the Duke was exposing Communist infiltration of Hollywood? o ...
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Mar.01.2014
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A new book about John Wayne reveals what a threat he was to international Communism, and exposes how far America has come from his glory days.   At the height of the Red Scare and the Hollywood Blacklist, SAG president Ronald Reagan was asked what he thought should be done about Communism in...
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