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November 20, 1992 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
'Malcolm' Opens Strong: Worries that moviegoers might be deterred by fears of violence proved unfounded Wednesday as "Malcolm X," the year's most heavily publicized film, drew a very strong $2.4 million in box office receipts on its opening day. Spike Lee's epic, which opened at 1,124 theaters, attracted huge audiences in black neighborhoods and also did well in predominantly white areas.
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March 9, 2001 | SALLIE HOFMEISTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert Friedman will leave his post as president of New Line Television to become the first president of AOLTV, the interactive television service unveiled in October by America Online Inc., a subsidiary of AOL Time Warner Inc. The appointment was announced Thursday by America Online. The service, which costs $249 for hardware and $24.95 a month for connection, allows consumers to e-mail and instant message while watching television.
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BUSINESS
March 9, 2001 | SALLIE HOFMEISTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert Friedman will leave his post as president of New Line Television to become the first president of AOLTV, the interactive television service unveiled in October by America Online Inc., a subsidiary of AOL Time Warner Inc. The appointment was announced Thursday by America Online. The service, which costs $249 for hardware and $24.95 a month for connection, allows consumers to e-mail and instant message while watching television.
BUSINESS
September 17, 1996 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Warner Bros. advertising and publicity chief Robert G. Friedman is leaving to take a job as vice chairman of the motion picture group at Paramount Pictures, the studios announced Monday. Friedman, who will report to Paramount studio chief Sherry Lansing, takes the job being given up by Barry London, who has announced plans to become an independent movie producer.
BUSINESS
September 17, 1996 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Warner Bros. advertising and publicity chief Robert G. Friedman is leaving to take a job as vice chairman of the motion picture group at Paramount Pictures, the studios announced Monday. Friedman, who will report to Paramount studio chief Sherry Lansing, takes the job being given up by Barry London, who has announced plans to become an independent movie producer.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 15, 1994 | SCOTT SHIBUYA BROWN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bowing to bitter opposition from homeowners and Native American groups Wednesday, a developer abruptly canceled one of the biggest development projects being considered by the city of Los Angeles--a 30-story, 335-unit complex at Wilshire Boulevard and Barrington Avenue. Standing before the City Council, attorneys for developer Robert Friedman said he will withdraw his request for the zoning variances and general plan amendments he needed to expand the Barrington Plaza Apartments.
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July 25, 1990 | GARRY ABRAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If Richard Lubetzky's fingerprint had not been found on an obscene post card, he might be a lawyer by now. But it was and he isn't. Therein hangs a tale as complicated as a billionaire's will, one that offers a rare--and still unfolding--glimpse behind closed-door disciplinary proceedings of the California State Bar.
NEWS
August 29, 1990 | JONATHAN KIRSCH
My journal contains two entries on the subject of Meir Kahane, the American-born rabbi who founded the Jewish Defense League in Brooklyn and later the Kach party in Israel.
NEWS
December 16, 1992 | JONATHAN KIRSCH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As the New Year approaches, and the New World Order seems ever more ominous, we might well ask ourselves what will happen if the "peace process" falters, and Israel resolves to stay in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. "Four million Jews will then permanently rule two million hostile Palestinian Arabs," warns Robert I. Friedman in "Zealots for Zion," "and Belfast will seem like Disneyland."
NEWS
April 24, 1989 | From Times wire services
Director Steven Spielberg and his actress wife, Amy Irving, have decided to divorce "in a spirit of caring," ending their three-year marriage, a spokesman for the couple said today. The couple, who have a son named Max, have already made financial and property arrangements, but have yet to file court papers to end their marriage, spokesman Robert Friedman said in Los Angeles.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 15, 1994 | SCOTT SHIBUYA BROWN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bowing to bitter opposition from homeowners and Native American groups Wednesday, a developer abruptly canceled one of the biggest development projects being considered by the city of Los Angeles--a 30-story, 335-unit complex at Wilshire Boulevard and Barrington Avenue. Standing before the City Council, attorneys for developer Robert Friedman said he will withdraw his request for the zoning variances and general plan amendments he needed to expand the Barrington Plaza Apartments.
NEWS
December 16, 1992 | JONATHAN KIRSCH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As the New Year approaches, and the New World Order seems ever more ominous, we might well ask ourselves what will happen if the "peace process" falters, and Israel resolves to stay in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. "Four million Jews will then permanently rule two million hostile Palestinian Arabs," warns Robert I. Friedman in "Zealots for Zion," "and Belfast will seem like Disneyland."
ENTERTAINMENT
November 20, 1992 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
'Malcolm' Opens Strong: Worries that moviegoers might be deterred by fears of violence proved unfounded Wednesday as "Malcolm X," the year's most heavily publicized film, drew a very strong $2.4 million in box office receipts on its opening day. Spike Lee's epic, which opened at 1,124 theaters, attracted huge audiences in black neighborhoods and also did well in predominantly white areas.
NEWS
August 29, 1990 | JONATHAN KIRSCH
My journal contains two entries on the subject of Meir Kahane, the American-born rabbi who founded the Jewish Defense League in Brooklyn and later the Kach party in Israel.
NEWS
July 25, 1990 | GARRY ABRAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If Richard Lubetzky's fingerprint had not been found on an obscene post card, he might be a lawyer by now. But it was and he isn't. Therein hangs a tale as complicated as a billionaire's will, one that offers a rare--and still unfolding--glimpse behind closed-door disciplinary proceedings of the California State Bar.
BUSINESS
May 2, 1985
Warner Bros., Burbank, named Robert G. Friedman vice president-worldwide publicity and special assistant to Sanford E. Reisenbach, president of the worldwide advertising and publicity division.
BUSINESS
March 14, 2001 | From Bloomberg News
AOL Time Warner Inc., the biggest media and Internet company, said it named Jim Rosenthal president of New Line Television, replacing Robert Friedman. Rosenthal previously was president of new media and business development for the studio, New Line said. Before joining New Line, Rosenthal was a senior associate with consulting firm Booz, Allen & Hamilton Inc. AOL Time Warner said last week that Friedman will become president of AOLTV, an interactive TV service.
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