January 28, 1988 |
The estate of NBC anchorwoman Jessica Savitch will get more than $8 million from four defendants in a settlement of a lawsuit stemming from her drowning more than four years ago, sources in the case said. Savitch, 35, and a companion, New York Post executive Martin Fischbein, 34, drowned on Oct. 26, 1983, when the car in which they were riding plunged from a restaurant parking lot into a canal in New Hope during a rainstorm.
September 3, 1995 |
Sela Ward is having a tough day. She arrives 30 minutes late at the Four Seasons hotel restaurant to discuss her Lifetime movie "Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story," airing Monday. Apologizing profusely for the delay, Ward explains that her 14-month-old son Austin was so upset when he saw her leaving that she stayed until he stopped crying.