February 4, 1994 |
President Clinton's decision to lift the trade embargo against Vietnam hit home with Vietnam war veterans, business leaders and members of Orange County's Vietnamese community. The news brought anger, jubilation and hopeful talk of future cooperation. On Thursday, several people offered their thoughts on the decision. * Dustin Nguyen, 31, is an actor who has appeared on television shows including "21 Jump Street," "Magnum P.I." and "General Hospital" and the recent movie "Heaven and Earth."
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June 3, 1990 |
As one of the stars of television's "21 Jump Street," Dustin Nguyen is accustomed to being under hot lights and in front of a camera. That's where he found himself Saturday, but this time the filming, which took place in a local hotel, wasn't meant for television. It was meant for Orange County law enforcement officials.
October 20, 1988 |
It can only be surmised that the cast of Fox Broadcasting's series "21 Jump Street" didn't feel much like jumping after a bad clam dinner in a British Columbia restaurant. The resulting cases of food poisoning were severe enough to halt production on the series Tuesday, but the show went on Wednesday.
August 12, 1990 |
ERAS Center for Learning Disabled was the beneficiary of a July 7 benefit held at Universal Amphitheatre. The Water Buffalo Club, a Westside charitable organization that sponsored the event, presented the keys to a $30,000 bus to Barbara Cull, executive director of the center. Leon Owens, Craig Wald and Marty Nislick were event co-chairs. * Almansor Center Auxiliary raised $30,000 at its June 10 benefit at the San Marino home of Davis and Patty Pillsbury.
December 20, 1993 |
The Scene: A filled-to-the-gills Academy of Motion Pictures Theater in Beverly Hills on Thursday for the premiere of Oliver Stone's epic "Heaven and Earth," his third film about the Vietnam War. Le Ly Hayslip, who co-wrote the two autobiographical books the movie is based on, plays a minor role in the film.