June 28, 1996 |
It was not like a seance, or a hypnotic trance. The room was not dark, neither were the lights dimmed. "There was nothing spiritual, nothing psychic about it," Jean Houston said Wednesday of the most publicized of her many meetings with First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. "It was a standard, creative exercise that people practice all the time."
June 25, 1996 |
Published reports that First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton had consulted with Jean Houston, a psychological counselor, and had imaginary conversations with the late Eleanor Roosevelt have kindled new heartburn inside the White House. White House officials expressed concern privately Monday that--coupled with Whitewater, the developing controversy over White House use of FBI files and other problems--the news might be used by critics to hold the Clintons up to ridicule.
May 12, 2008 |
Recently, as New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton campaigned in Eugene, her onetime friend and mentor Jean Houston was at home in her double geodesic dome, a style that is not out of place here in this town of theater lovers and spiritual seekers. "I could have probably gone down to see her, and she would have hugged me and it would have been nice," said Houston, as she sat on a sofa surrounded by art from Bali and Greece in her circular living room. "I could have been very useful to her.
January 3, 1988 |
Toward the end of his largely autobiographical tour of "the consciousness movement" of the late 1970s and the '80s, David Toolan compares himself to missionary-explorers of the late 16th Century such as Roberto de Nobili and Matteo Ricci, who ventured into India, China and Japan to export the blessings of Western civilization and Catholicism but also to discover the mysteries of the Orient. The simile is multiply apt. Not only were Ricci and De Nobili also Jesuits but, as Jonathan Spence pointed out in "The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci," despite their single-mindedness, the initial enthusiasm of these tough-minded scholars gave way year by year to disillusionment and the disaffection of culture shock.
March 23, 2010
The Early Show Author Ellie Slott Fisher. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Jennifer Love Hewitt; Jane Krakowski. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Greg Kinnear; Eric Stonestreet; author Dr. Louann Brizendine. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Mark Harmon; David Cook performs; Irina Shabayeva. 9 a.m. KABC The View Justin Bieber; Greg Kinnear. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors A face-lift. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL Rachael Ray Miranda Cosgrove.
September 15, 1996 |
During the second year of the Clinton administration, at a time when 30-year-olds seemed to be dominating the White House staff, a journalist from the Washington Post asked: "Aren't there any adults at home in the White House?" Elizabeth Dole, according to an article in Time, recently turned to her husband over brunch and urged him to put some "adult supervision" into his chaotic campaign staff.