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.
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.
November 30, 1998 |
Dante Fascell, a Florida Democrat in Congress for 38 years who played a leading role in U.S. foreign policy as chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has died of colon cancer. He was 81. He died Saturday night at his home in Clearwater, said Barbara Burris van Voorst, Fascell's press secretary until 1992, when Fascell retired. His service in Congress spanned the terms of eight presidents, beginning with his election in 1954.
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.
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.
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).