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October 9, 1989 | STEVE WEINSTEIN
A fiery Catholic priest is mourning the plight of war-ravaged Central Americans before an auditorium full of college students. "One out of every four babies starves to death in El Salvador," he says. "One out of four. The U.S. spends $1 million a day down there. (But) U.S. foreign aid doesn't buy food. It buys weapons. The army has them. The rebels have them. The death squads have them. What do the people have? They have poverty, no sanitation, no land reform and their schools under siege.
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April 9, 1990 | LAUREN LIPTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Remember Geri Jewell? She helped make television history nearly a decade ago as the first person with a disability to be cast as a semi-regular in a TV series. But Jewell, who played "Cousin Geri" on the popular boarding-school sitcom "The Facts of Life" for four seasons, seemingly vanished from Hollywood when the show went off the air in 1984.
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April 9, 1990 | LAUREN LIPTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Remember Geri Jewell? She helped make television history nearly a decade ago as the first person with a disability to be cast as a semi-regular in a TV series. But Jewell, who played "Cousin Geri" on the popular boarding-school sitcom "The Facts of Life" for four seasons, seemingly vanished from Hollywood when the show went off the air in 1984.
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April 4, 1990 | CHRIS WILLMAN
"Never. I'd rather pump gas. I would never do it again, ever. There's not enough money in Los Angeles." Whose seeming regret and determined resolve is this? Al Davis on the Raiders' move? Traci Lords on her porno career? George Bush on broccoli? No, it's Johnny Depp, the 26-year-old star of Fox Television's "21 Jump Street," describing the skewed odds of his ever agreeing to act in a TV series again now that his four-season commitment to the show is up.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 4, 1990 | CHRIS WILLMAN
"Never. I'd rather pump gas. I would never do it again, ever. There's not enough money in Los Angeles." Whose seeming regret and determined resolve is this? Al Davis on the Raiders' move? Traci Lords on her porno career? George Bush on broccoli? No, it's Johnny Depp, the 26-year-old star of Fox Television's "21 Jump Street," describing the skewed odds of his ever agreeing to act in a TV series again now that his four-season commitment to the show is up.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 9, 1989 | STEVE WEINSTEIN
A fiery Catholic priest is mourning the plight of war-ravaged Central Americans before an auditorium full of college students. "One out of every four babies starves to death in El Salvador," he says. "One out of four. The U.S. spends $1 million a day down there. (But) U.S. foreign aid doesn't buy food. It buys weapons. The army has them. The rebels have them. The death squads have them. What do the people have? They have poverty, no sanitation, no land reform and their schools under siege.
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