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Remembering Morley Safer, Julia Meade, Dick McAuliffe, Jim McMillian, Guy Clark, the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Morley Safer was the CBS correspondent best known for his role on the news show 60 Minutes (1968-present). His most important reporting was done in Vietnam in the mid 1960’s where he sent some of the first reports of American military abuses. Julia Meade was the familiar actress who was often seen doing commercials for Ford with Ed Sullivan in the 1950’s. Dick McAuliffe was the shortstop for the Detroit Tigers on their memorable 1968 World Champions. Jim McMillian was the Los Angeles Laker forward on their legendary 1971-72 team that won 33 straight games and the Lakers first championship in Los Angeles. Guy Clark was an influential country music singer/songwriter from Texas. The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena as an important venue for basketball, political conventions, and concerts for over 50 years.