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Recent Hot Topics and How They Looked Back Then

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So UCLA just launched an online photo archive of images from the LA Times and Daily News that range from the 1920s to 1990. How did today's hot topics look yesteryear?

The above photo from the LA Times (July 28, 1977) juxtaposes the ubiquitous wildfire against the contemporary city. This is something we have all experienced a lot of this past week and to come all summer long.