Clinton Sympathetic About Housing Woes H. JANE LEHMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES: Lehman is a Washington, D.C., free-lance real estate reporter whose work appears in The Times, The Washington Post and other newspapers.
Wilson Discusses 'Hard Times' During a Jan. 13 visit to Los Angeles, Gov. Pete Wilson
answered questions posed by listeners and broadcasters on KJLH-FM (102.3). Here are some excerpts from the call-in program:
La Mussolini : An Encounter with a Neo-Fascist Spokesmodel Barbara Grizzuti Harrison, Barbara Grizzuti Harrison is a contributing editor to Harper's.
Her latest nonfiction books are "Italian Days" (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) and a collection of essays, "The Astonishing World" (Ticknor & Fields)
Money, By DANA GIOIA From "The Gods of Winter" (Graywolf: $9.95; 62 pp.). Gioia has
also just published a book of essays on poetry called "Can Poetry Matter?" which has been nominated for a National Book Critics Circle award for criticism. He was born in Los Angeles and is now a business executive in NewYork.
PLATFORM : Honor Academics KIMBERLEE HYNES, West Coast editor of Seventeen magazine and a
1988 graduate of USC, commented on the emphasis some universities and colleges place on sports compared with academic achievement. She told The Times:
The Art of Oration: Short Is Always Good Garry Wills, Garry Wills, an historian at Northwestern University, is author
of "The Kennedy Imprisonment" and "Reagan's America: Innocence at Home." His most recent work, "Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America," was recently nominated for the National Book Award