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Mass Suicide, Gore's Trip to China and Jackie Robinson

March 29, 1997|LEE HARRIS

Here's the rundown on guests and topics for the weekend's public-affairs programs:


"Today": Summer camps, 6 a.m. (4)(36).

"Saturday Journal": 7 a.m. C-SPAN.

"Evans & Novak": Ralph Reed, executive director of the Christian Coalition, 2:30 p.m., repeats Sunday at 7 a.m. CNN.

"John McLaughlin's One on One": Poverty initiatives, 2:30 p.m. (28).

"Tony Brown's Journal": Author Star Parker on conservatism, 3:30 p.m. (28).

"Inside Politics Weekend": Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Texas), 3:30 p.m.; repeats midnight, CNN.

"Capital Gang Saturday": Vice President Al Gore tours China; Hong Kong in transition; President Clinton and the FBI, 4 and 10:30 p.m. CNN.

"Larry King Weekend": Actor John Forsythe, 6 and 11 p.m. CNN.

"The McLaughlin Group": Social Security, Congress and campaigning, 6:30 p.m. (4).


"Sunday Journal": 5 a.m. C-SPAN.

"News Conference": State Assembly Speaker Cruz Bustamante (D-Fresno), (4).

"Today": Easter show at Radio City Music Hall, 6 a.m. (4)(36).

"Meet the Press": Secretary of Treasury Robert Rubin; former Georgia Sen. Sam Nunn; Gov. Frank Keating of Oklahoma; Weldon Kennedy, former deputy director of the FBI; the Rev. Robert H. Schuller, 7 a.m. (4)(36).

"Reliable Sources": Cult suicide; coverage of the Oklahoma City bombing trial, 7:30 a.m. CNN.

"CBS News Sunday Morning": Former President George Bush; Jackie Robinson and the major leagues; pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet; ships in a bottle; Oklahoma City bombing trial, 7:30 a.m. (2).

"Fox News Sunday": 8 a.m. (11).

"Face the Nation": Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel; Robert Greenberger, Wall Street Journal; Gregory Garrison, CBS News legal analyst; former prosecutor John Walsh; CBS correspondent Scott Pelley, 9 a.m. (2).

"Late Edition": Cult suicide, 9 a.m. CNN.

"This Week": the Heaven's Gate cult, 10 a.m.(7); 11:30 a.m. (3)(42).

"Life & Times": State Assembly Speaker Cruz Bustamante (D-Fresno), state schools Superintendent Delaine Eastin, 10:30 a.m. (28).

"Both Sides With Jesse Jackson": A tribute to Jackie Robinson and a look at blacks in baseball today, 2:30 p.m. CNN.

"Capital Gang Sunday": Vice President Al Gore and House Speaker Newt Gingrich in China; Clinton and the FBI; Florida execution, 4 p.m., repeats 1:30 a.m. CNN.

"Crossfire Sunday": Rep. Ernest Istook (R-Okla.) and Barry Lynn of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, 4:30 p.m. CNN.

"60 Minutes": Alleged abuses at Corcoran State Prison; New York City makes a comeback; doctor sues for sex discrimination, 7 p.m. (2).

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