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  • Scott McKenzie, famous for 'San Francisco (Wear Flowers in Your Hair),' dies

    08/19/2012 8:41:31 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 18 replies ^ | August 19, 2012 | Steve Marinucci
    Scott McKenzie, whose big hit, “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)” was one of the anthems of the Flower Power movement in the mid '60s, died Saturday in Los Angeles at age 73.
  • 'San Francisco' singer-songwriter Scott Mckenzie dies aged 73

    08/19/2012 3:30:20 PM PDT · by the scotsman · 49 replies ^ | 19th August 2012 | Paul Cashmere
    'Scott McKenzie has died in Los Angeles at the age of 73. ‘If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear a flower in your hair’ is one of the great hippy songs of its era and defined San Francisco in the 60s. Scott was born Philip Blondheim on 10 January, 1939. He died on Saturday in Los Angeles after two weeks in hospital.'
  • CBS to Air U.S. Soldier's Video Diary of Iraq Abuse

    05/12/2004 11:14:43 AM PDT · by NYC Republican · 20 replies · 262+ views ^ | 5/12/04 | Giles Elgood
    An American soldier's video diary showing her disdain for Iraqi detainees who died in her charge is to be broadcast by a U.S. network on Wednesday in a further escalation of the prisoner abuse scandal that has shaken the Bush administration and provoked world outrage. CBS, which two weeks ago broadcast the first pictures of Iraqi prisoners being abused in Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad, said on Tuesday its "60 Minutes II" program would show video footage depicting conditions there and at another U.S.-run prison in southern Iraq called Camp Bucca. Photographs of Iraqi prisoners being sexually humiliated, threatened by...
  • POW: Ashley (Pennsylvania) guard beat me

    05/08/2004 9:28:21 PM PDT · by Born Conservative · 17 replies · 588+ views
    Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, PA) ^ | 5/8/04 | BONNIE ADAMS
    A former POW in Iraq names an Ashley-based reservist in a complaint against the U.S. Army. And he compared the treatment at his camp to the abuse that's making international news. Hossam Shaltout said widespread mistreatment from soldiers in Camp Bucca, where he was imprisoned last year, was as inhumane as that depicted in recent photos from Camp Abu Ghraib in Iraq. Shaltout described Camp Bucca as a "torture camp" where soldiers beat and humiliated prisoners, had them lie naked atop each other or pose in sexual positions. "They wanted us to have sex with each other," Shaltout said. He...