Sunday, November 29, 2015

Forgotten Man

The forgotten man
UCLA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pauley Pavilion Sunday, including offering tickets in several sections of the arena's upstairs level for $3.50, the price of a ticket for a game in the 1965-66 season. Nan Wooden, the daughter of the Bruins late legendary coach John Wooden, will serve as the team's honorary captain for the nonconference game against Cal State Northridge. Popular songs from the mid-1960s will be played during breaks in play. Several "fun facts" about the 1960s and UCLA will be displayed on the arena's video board.Fans who have held season tickets since Pauley Pavilion's opening will be honored at halftime, along with members of the family of the late University of California Regent and oilman Edwin W. Pauley, the principal donor to the arena's building fund...

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Somehow, whenever there is a celebration regarding Pauley Pavillion, the role of H.R. Haldeman of later Watergate fame as fundraiser for its construction seems to be forgotten. But we don't forget: and

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