September 21, 1986 |
And yet a third project has entered the race to put the story of imprisoned black South African leader Nelson Mandela on American TV. HBO says it's now planning a factual drama about "a Mandela-type subject," to star Danny Glover as the African National Congress leader who has been detained 22 years and Alfre Woodard as Mandela's wife, Winnie. A co-production of Titus Productions and Britain's TVS, it will go into production in Zimbabwe in November.
July 12, 1998
Re "Markhasev Is Found Guilty of Cosby Murder," July 8: It seems pretty clear that juries in Santa Monica regard evidence as being more valid and reliable than in some other jurisdictions where the [Johnnie] Cochran defense strategy includes some other guy did it, the police are sloppy and there were no eyewitnesses. The district attorney should insist high-profile criminal cases go to Santa Monica. SOL TAYLOR, Sherman Oaks The Cosby family, and indeed all of us, should be proud of the process and final disposition of the trial.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1997 |
The boyfriend of the woman charged with trying to extort up to $40 million from entertainer Bill Cosby by threatening to make public her claim that she is his illegitimate daughter pleaded guilty to conspiracy in federal court Tuesday and is cooperating with prosecutors. Antonay Williams told U.S. District Judge John S.
August 21, 1998 |
In a highly unusual statement aired eight times over a two-hour period Wednesday night and Thursday morning--in which the word "apology" was used 10 times--top management at talk station KFI-AM (640) expressed deep regret, made corrections and offered retractions for comments made by nighttime host Tammy Bruce involving Camille and Bill Cosby and the murder of their son, Ennis. KFI's nearly five-minute apology was pre-recorded by program director David G.
March 13, 1990 |
A Los Angeles federal bankruptcy judge is expected to hear arguments today from attorneys for comedian Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille, on a motion to appoint a trustee to oversee $10 million in assets held by the Cosbys' ex-business manager. The Cosbys sued their longtime manager, Mary Waller, last fall for allegedly embezzling more than $8.
December 18, 1993
The Guy Alexander Hanks Screenwriting Program, established by a grant from Bill and Camille Cosby, is now accepting applications for its 15-week screenwriting workshop at the USC School of Cinema-Television. The program, established in honor of Camille Cosby's father, is open to writers of African American descent. The workshop will meet two nights a week.