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1960’s

1968 :: Eartha Kitt and the Vietnam war controversy

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in 1960's, Ambassador Blog | 0 comments

During the height of her popularity, Eartha Kitt was invited to the White House by President Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson. She joined Lady Bird Johnson, along with several other prominent ladies for a discussion on the Vietnam war. Kitt became irritated when the women skirted the subject, instead, discussing on how to beautify America. When she took the floor, she said as much. “I think we have missed out on something here today, I thought the question was about the Vietnam war and why...

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Seeing Stars – The Ambassador Hotel Los Angeles

Posted by on May 21, 2012 in 1920's, 1930's, 1940's, 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, 1980's, 1990's, 2000's, 2010's, Ambassador Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Seeing Stars – The Ambassador Hotel Los Angeles

The Ambassador Hotel Los Angeles – A Brief History… SeeingStars – In February 2006, the Ambassador Hotel was torn down – proving once and for all that Los Angeles has no regard for its history… In 2001, the Los Angeles Unified School District bought the property, and three new schools have now been built on the site of the Ambassador: an elementary school, a middle school and a high school. It opened in 2010, and will serve 4,200 students at a price tag of $578...

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