February 21, 1998 |
Here's the rundown on guests and topics for the weekend's public-affairs programs: Today "Today": Alzheimer's, angina and malignant melanoma risks; bridal attendant gifts; personal grooming products, 5 a.m. (4)(39). "John McLaughlin's One on One": Iraq, 1:30 p.m. (28). "Evans & Novak": Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), 2:30 p.m., repeats Sunday, 7 a.m. CNN. "Tony Brown's Journal": Author Ambrose Evans-Pritchard talks about President Clinton, 2:30 p.m. (28).
October 9, 1987 |
President Corazon Aquino, citing "this critical period of transition," today named a moderate senator with close ties to the military and the United States as foreign secretary. Raul Manglapus, who wrote books at Harvard and Cornell universities while in exile during the rule of ousted leader Ferdinand E. Marcos, fills the vacancy created by last month's stormy departure of Vice President Salvador Laurel from the Cabinet.
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June 20, 2005 |
According to conventional wisdom, there's no surer way for a young congressman to destroy his career than delving into foreign policy. Voters don't care about it, the old hands say, and time spent on what's happening overseas is time squandered. Democrat Adam Schiff may be the exception that proves the rule. Now in his third term, the Burbank congressman seems to spend more time on foreign affairs every year. Yet in each of his two reelection campaigns, he's held on to more than 60% of the vote.
September 22, 1993 |
C. L. Sulzberger, a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for the New York Times who sometimes played behind-the-scenes roles in the stories he covered, has died at 80. Sulzberger, the author of two dozen books and a Times foreign affairs columnist for 24 years, died Monday at his Paris home. He was a nephew of Arthur Hays Sulzberger, the Times' publisher from 1935 to 1961, and a cousin of New York Times Co. Chairman Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, who was publisher from 1963 to 1992.
March 27, 1993
Benjamin Huger Read, 67, founding director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and president of Ecofund '92. A leading foreign affairs scholar who served in the State Department during the Johnson and Carter administrations, Read was educated at Williams College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
March 17, 1993 |
"Foreign Affairs" (tonight at 5, 7 and 9 on TNT), a real charmer, lives up to its promising teaming of Joanne Woodward and Brian Dennehy. They meet on a plane bound for London, where Woodward, an astringent English professor on sabbatical, plans to work on a book, and Dennehy, a Tulsa sewage engineer, intends to vacation and do a bit of research on his ancestors.