November 17, 2004 |
The programming at Disney Hall has ranged from classical music to jazz ensembles to bluegrass to organ recitals. Get ready for something new: the spoken word. The Music Center of Los Angeles County plans to announce today that it will use Disney Hall for a series of lectures next year by architect Daniel Libeskind, Queen Noor of Jordan, NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw, PBS talk show host Charlie Rose and journalists Gwen Ifill and David Gergen.
November 8, 1993 |
One of the many paradoxes of the '80s was that as the number of homeless people mushroomed, both conservative and liberal advocates found it nearly impossible to generate much public interest in their proposed solutions to the problem. Liberals wrote long, heartfelt accounts of the hardships of the non-working poor, but these didn't exactly go over well with those in the increasingly hard-pressed and hard-working middle class.
November 9, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week Nov. 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Chris Matthews Show Second term; why GOP lost: Bob Woodward, the Washington Post; Helene Cooper, the New York Times; Kathleen Parker, the Washington Post; David Ignatius, the Washington Post. (N) 5 p.m. KNBC, Sunday 5:30 a.m. KNBC McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET Today (N)
February 8, 2008
This week John McCain racked up key victories, and now it appears inevitable he will win the Republican Party's presidential nomination. But last summer many pundits were doubtful. Here are some assessments from then: * "McCain is as relevant as Britney Spears. No one takes him seriously anymore," said Rick Shafton, a New Jersey Republican pollster, in the Washington Times.
December 19, 1998 |
Today "Today": Homemade gift wrap and decorations; Val Kilmer ("The Prince of Egypt"); chef David Rosengarten, 5 a.m. KNBC. "Evans, Novak, Hunt & Shields": Sen. Joseph Biden (D-Del.), 2:30 p.m. CNN. "Tony Brown's Journal": Public education, 3:30 p.m. KCET. "Capital Gang": Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), 4 p.m. CNN. "Larry King Weekend": The Rev. Robert Schuller; Evan Thomas, Newsweek; David Gergen, U.S. News & World Report, 6 and 11 p.m. CNN. "McLaughlin Group": Iraq; impeachment, 6:30 p.m. KNBC.
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June 11, 1993
David Gergen, the newly appointed White House counselor, is resigning from all boards, commissions and organizations--including the exclusive, men-only Bohemian Club near San Francisco. His resignation is appropriate. Public officials have no business in clubs that discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin or ethnicity.
November 9, 1994 |
Resigning from his post as a top Clinton Administration adviser, Republican David Gergen says "acrimony and anger have reached new lows in Washington" because of unrelenting GOP opposition. In his resignation letter to President Clinton released Tuesday, Gergen said that when he joined the Democratic Administration in May, 1993, he was convinced it was essential "that we move beyond the scorching partisanship of the past."
September 18, 1988 |
Journalists covering the White House often seem as scrutinized as the most controversial presidential appointee: Conservatives lambaste them for asking too many pesky questions, while liberals, such as author Mark Hertsgaard, accuse them of parroting Administration handouts without conducting an aggressive investigation or intelligent inquiry.
June 5, 1994 |
The White House moved quickly Saturday to reject a new book's characterization of President Clinton as following the lead of Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan on economic matters. Robert E. Rubin, chairman of Clinton's National Economic Council, said the President "relates to Alan Greenspan the same way he relates" to other policy experts, by hearing their views and then making his own decisions.