October 20, 1985
Regarding Dan Sullivan's review of "Jeeves Takes Charge," a tour de force by Edward Duke from the work of P.G. Wodehouse (" 'Jeeves': Not Quite in Full Charge," Sept. 21): Bertie Wooster would say that "what the world needs is fewer and better drama critics since many of them are fat-headed chumps who consist of nothing but muscle from the neck up and are always talking through the backs of their heads." I don't know what Sullivan's problem is. Perhaps, like Bertie's Aunt Agatha, he wears barbed wire next to the skin and that causes him to be irritable and petty.
November 17, 1991 |
Democrat Edwin W. Edwards crushed former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke on Saturday to win a Louisiana governor's election keenly watched around the nation as a referendum on race relations and voter discontent. With 99% of the precincts reporting, Edwards, a three-time former governor, defeated Duke, a Republican state representative, by 61% to 39%. The vote totals were Edwards 1,061,233, Duke 681,278. More than 78% of Louisiana's 2.
November 17, 1991 |
Early returns Saturday night gave former Democratic Gov. Edwin W. Edwards the lead over former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke in Louisiana's turbulent and historic gubernatorial race. With 18% of the precincts reporting shortly after the polls closed at 6 p.m. PST, Edwards, a three-time former governor, led Duke, a Republican state representative, by 59% to 41%. All the major television networks projected Edwards as the winner, based on exit polls.
December 3, 2011 |
After appearing as James Bond in seven hit films beginning with 1973's "Live and Let Die" and concluding with 1985's "A View to a Kill," Roger Moore put his acting career on the back burner. For two decades, he has devoted much of his time to being a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, and was knighted in 2003 for his charity work. But Saturday, he returns in Hallmark Channel's holiday fantasy "A Princess for Christmas. " Moore, 84, plays the fabulously wealthy Edward Duke of Castlebury, who invites his estranged young American niece, nephew and their aunt to his castle in the snowy countryside of a fictional European country (the film was shot in Romania)