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August 15, 2000 | GREG BRAXTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Squeezed into a sky box, scanning the arena, trying to absorb everything and miss nothing, CNN "Election 2000" co-anchor Judy Woodruff is like a sprinter waiting for the gun to sound--coiled intensity, total concentration, not a drop of sweat . . . yet. In minutes, President Clinton will begin his Monday night address at the Democratic National Convention.
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March 26, 2005 | From Associated Press
Through the eras of John Chancellor, Tom Brokaw and now Brian Williams, Howard Reig's voice also was heard when viewers turned on the news. "This is NBC Nightly News," the clear baritone would say, ushering in headlines from Watergate to terrorism. Now 84, with a career that spans the life of television itself, Reig retired Friday as NBC's last staff announcer. He'd been working for NBC and its parent, General Electric, for nearly 62 years.
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March 26, 2005 | From Associated Press
Through the eras of John Chancellor, Tom Brokaw and now Brian Williams, Howard Reig's voice also was heard when viewers turned on the news. "This is NBC Nightly News," the clear baritone would say, ushering in headlines from Watergate to terrorism. Now 84, with a career that spans the life of television itself, Reig retired Friday as NBC's last staff announcer. He'd been working for NBC and its parent, General Electric, for nearly 62 years.
NEWS
August 15, 2000 | GREG BRAXTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Squeezed into a sky box, scanning the arena, trying to absorb everything and miss nothing, CNN "Election 2000" co-anchor Judy Woodruff is like a sprinter waiting for the gun to sound--coiled intensity, total concentration, not a drop of sweat . . . yet. In minutes, President Clinton will begin his Monday night address at the Democratic National Convention.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 19, 1996 | GREG BRAXTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fox News executives on Thursday announced an Oct. 7 start-up date for their cable channel that will compete with CNN and the newly launched MSNBC in the 24-hours-a-day news arena. What it will consist of was left a mystery, however. Roger Ailes, chairman of Fox News, told reporters at the Television Critics Assn. gathering in Pasadena that anchors, reporters and programming was still being determined for the Fox News Channel, which initially will be available in more than 10 million homes.
NEWS
March 2, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Service Reports
Four-time Grammy Award winner Bonnie Raitt, Don Henley and Richard Marx head the lineup at the Farm Aid IV concert in the Hoosier Dome on April 7. Tickets go on sale for $30 each Saturday at all Ticketmaster outlets. Singers Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young are organizing the fourth concert to benefit the nation's farmers. Dick Clark, Michelle Greene and Sarah Purcell will host the marathon show that tentatively features 60 acts.
NEWS
April 15, 1987 | From Reuters
Armed rebels seized the offices of the Associated Press and four radio stations here to announce the end of a truce proclaimed for Pope John Paul II's visit to Chile. Three men with pistols broke into the AP offices Monday night and scrawled on the walls slogans of the Manuel Rodriguez Patriotic Front, the guerrilla group that claimed responsibility for an attempt on the life of President Augusto Pinochet last September.
NEWS
February 19, 2004
Paul Brownfield writes about "all the apologizing" in his article ("And This Is the Thanks We Get?" Feb. 12) and, well, I don't think there was any. There are those who understand that "I'm sorry if I offended anyone ..." is no apology at all. "I'm sorry, period" is. "I'm sorry for what I did" is even better. The apologies of Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake were of the first type, using the "if" disclaimer, which is no apology at all. It really says "I'm sorry you're pathetic/prudish/humorless ..."
SPORTS
April 19, 1997 | DAVE McKIBBEN
Opponent--Texas Terror. Site--The Pond. Time--7:30. TV--Orange County News Channel. Announcers: Kevin Turner and Mike Lamb. Records--Terror, 1-13 last season; Piranhas, 9-5, lost in first round of the playoffs. Piranha update--There will be a lot of people making their Piranha debuts: Coach Mike Hohensee, quarterback Lee Williamson and 16 other players. Williamson, a 6-4 left-hander, spent three seasons on the Houston Oiler roster and is battling Utah State's Ron Lopez for the starting job.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 7, 1989 | ELIZABETH LU, Times Staff Writer
A picture of a satellite spiraled across a television screen as anchor David Huang straightened in his seat in a Rosemead studio, preparing to greet Chinese-speaking viewers all over North America with the latest world news. Delivered by satellite to audiences in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, his half-hour broadcast is designed as a cornerstone of N. A. Television Corp., the latest newcomer in Southern California's competitive Chinese-language broadcast industry.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 19, 1996 | GREG BRAXTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fox News executives on Thursday announced an Oct. 7 start-up date for their cable channel that will compete with CNN and the newly launched MSNBC in the 24-hours-a-day news arena. What it will consist of was left a mystery, however. Roger Ailes, chairman of Fox News, told reporters at the Television Critics Assn. gathering in Pasadena that anchors, reporters and programming was still being determined for the Fox News Channel, which initially will be available in more than 10 million homes.
NEWS
March 2, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Service Reports
Four-time Grammy Award winner Bonnie Raitt, Don Henley and Richard Marx head the lineup at the Farm Aid IV concert in the Hoosier Dome on April 7. Tickets go on sale for $30 each Saturday at all Ticketmaster outlets. Singers Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young are organizing the fourth concert to benefit the nation's farmers. Dick Clark, Michelle Greene and Sarah Purcell will host the marathon show that tentatively features 60 acts.
NEWS
April 15, 1987 | From Reuters
Armed rebels seized the offices of the Associated Press and four radio stations here to announce the end of a truce proclaimed for Pope John Paul II's visit to Chile. Three men with pistols broke into the AP offices Monday night and scrawled on the walls slogans of the Manuel Rodriguez Patriotic Front, the guerrilla group that claimed responsibility for an attempt on the life of President Augusto Pinochet last September.
NEWS
January 19, 1994 | GREG KRIKORIAN and RALPH FRAMMOLINO, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Gird yourself, the experts warned. Read the writing on the seismo-cam. The mighty freeways have been hobbled. Prepare for the Commute From Hell. But like most disasters in Southern California, Day 1 of the traffic apocalypse looked more sweeping on TV than it was in the real life of this resilient region. There was bedlam, yes, but it was of a patchy sort, punctuating long, sunny spans of open road.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 13, 2000 | HUNTER DROHOJOWSKA-PHILP, Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is a regular contributor to Calendar
Robert Heinecken founded the photography department at UCLA in 1966, but he has rarely used a camera. He employed the postmodern methods of appropriation and deconstruction decades before such terms were used to describe contemporary art. He used photographs to make sculpture, culled magazines for advertising images to use in his art, and combined Polaroids with his handwritten texts. As such, he is a "photographist," a term coined by art critic Arthur C.
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