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Politics, Films Dominate the Weekend News Shows

September 20, 1997|LEE HARRIS

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


"Saturday Journal": Eamon Javers, The Hill, 5 a.m. C-SPAN.

"Today": Marriage mentors; Jessica Lange ("A Thousand Acres"); Kim Basinger ("L.A. Confidential"); amateur inventors competition; low-fat penne pasta; the Stylistics perform, 5 a.m. (4)(36)(39).

"Evans & Novak": William Daley, Secretary of Commerce, 2:30 p.m., repeats Sunday 7 a.m. CNN.

"Tony Brown's Journal": Library of Black History: Black Hollywood. Blacks in film, 3:30 p.m. (28).

"Capital Gang": Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), 4 p.m., 10:30 p.m. CNN.

"Larry King Weekend": Karl Lagerfeld, designer; Anna Wintour, Vogue, 6 and 11 p.m. CNN.

"McLaughlin Group": Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), 6:30 p.m. (4).


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

"Today": Step-parenting; Michelle Pfeiffer ("A Thousand Acres"); "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," 6 a.m. (4)(39)(36).

"Pacesetters": Bob Erlenbusch, director, L.A. Coalition to end Homelessness; Susan Einbinder, assistant professor USC; Phil Ansell, welfare reform special assistant, L.A. County, 6 a.m. (5).

"Temas y Debates": Jose Miguel Insulza, Chilean minister; Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.); Isaac Cohen, director of U.N. economic committee for Latin America; Jose Pertierra, immigration expert, 7 a.m. (KMEX 34).

"Meet the Press": C. Everett Koop, former surgeon general; Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah); J. Phil Carlton, tobacco industry negotiator; Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Sen. Russell Feingold (D-Wis.), Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), 7 a.m. (4)(39)(36).

"CBS News Sunday Morning": Integration at Little Rock Central High; jazz artist George Benson; plumbing fixtures and sculpture at Kohler; playwright-director David Mamet, 7:30 a.m. (2)(8).

"Reliable Sources": Chelsea in college; new book, "The Royals"; Committee of Concerned Journalists, 7:30 a.m. CNN.

"Contrapunto": Mexican Consul Jose Angel Pescador Osuna, 8 a.m.(KVEA 52).

"Face the Nation": Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.); Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.); Hubert "Skip" Humphrey III, attorney general, Minnesota; Michael Moore, attorney general, Mississippi, 9 a.m. (2).

"Late Edition": Rahm Emanuel, senior advisor to the president; Michael Moore, attorney general, Mississippi; J. Phil Carlton, negotiator for the tobacco industry; Roger Tamraz, Democratic contributor, 9 a.m. CNN.

"Bob Navarro's Journal": Tim Leiweke, president, L.A. Kings; L.A. City Councilman Joel Wachs; Cardinal Roger Mahoney, 9:30 a.m. (2).

"This Week": Roger Tamraz, international businessman; Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), Sen. Robert Torricelli (D-N.J.), Roy Neel, former Gore chief of staff, 10 a.m. (7); 10:30 a.m. (10); 11:30 a.m. (3)(42).

"Life & Times": Kevin McCarthy, Rand Corp.; Raul Hinojsa Ojeda, professor, urban planning, UCLA, (28).

"Both Sides With Jesse Jackson": Shella Zedlewski, Urban Institute; Sharon Daley, Catholic Charities USA; Naomi Lopez, Institute for Socio-Economic Studies; Doug Brandow, CATO Institute, 2:30 p.m. CNN.

"60 Minutes": Alleged abuses by the IRS; Norwegian welfare system; adoptive parents claim an agency concealed their child's family health history, 7 p.m. (2)(8).

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