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July 27, 1986 | United Press International
A convicted murderer wants a new trial on grounds that he was allegedly cuckolded by his former lawyer. The lawyer has testified that it did not happen because he is impotent. The request of San Quentin inmate Robert Singer, 51, for a new murder trial has spawned a lurid legal battle complete with torrid love letters. The hearing continues next week. Singer--who was convicted in 1981 of arranging the murder of Mrs.
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January 20, 1999 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It is a scene without words and lasting but a moment, yet it sets the stage for "Turks," a new drama series on CBS debuting Thursday night at 9 about a family of Chicago cops: In the golden glow of morning, Sgt. Joseph Turk, played by William Devane, reaches out to his wife in bed. He slides the spaghetti strap of her nightgown down and kisses her neck and shoulder. She turns away, as if asleep. Resigned, he gets up, scratches the dog and leaves the room.
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ENTERTAINMENT
October 18, 1991 | DENNIS ROMERO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert Singer, producer of NBC's new series, "Reasonable Doubts," received the top award Wednesday during the 13th annual Media Access Awards ceremonies honoring the promotion and accurate portrayal of the disabled in Hollywood. The awards, given by the California Governor's Committee for the Employment of Disabled Persons, celebrated what many said was a good year in Hollywood for actors with disabilities.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 20, 1999 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It is a scene without words and lasting but a moment, yet it sets the stage for "Turks," a new drama series on CBS debuting Thursday night at 9 about a family of Chicago cops: In the golden glow of morning, Sgt. Joseph Turk, played by William Devane, reaches out to his wife in bed. He slides the spaghetti strap of her nightgown down and kisses her neck and shoulder. She turns away, as if asleep. Resigned, he gets up, scratches the dog and leaves the room.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 13, 1992
I was absolutely astonished that Walter could so blatantly misrepresent some of the world's great literature in order to justify the mindless and endless brutality seen in today's films. In addition, although practically every study that has ever been done on the subject shows clear correlations between fictional violence and real violence, Walter dismisses them all by merely stating that "they tend to be flawed."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 30, 1988
Richard T. Gross, a trustee of the Fullerton Joint Union High School District for the past nine years, has announced that he will resign in August. Gross said he and his wife are moving to a home outside the school district. School board President Robert Singer said there would be no interim appointment to fill Gross' seat. Singer noted that the position will be on the ballot during for the Nov. 6 election.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 1988
A Huntington Park pawnbroker pleaded no contest Wednesday to charges he tried to sell a $300,000 modernist painting stolen from a gallery at the Ambassador Hotel in 1981, authorities said. Robert Singer, 49, had somehow come into possession of the 1937 painting, "Christ" by French modernist Georges Rouault, and offered to sell the artwork to the Beverly Hills branch of Christie's auction house last July, prosecutors said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 9, 1995 | MIMI KO CRUZ
A retired high school teacher has been chosen president of the Fullerton Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees. Bill Dunton, 67, was a music, history and math teacher at La Habra High School for 31 years. He retired in 1989 and was elected to the school board in 1992. "We're going to keep going--continue to provide innovative educational programs and provide safe school environments," said Dunton. Trustee Robert A. Singer was chosen to serve a one-year term as board clerk.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 13, 1992
I was absolutely astonished that Walter could so blatantly misrepresent some of the world's great literature in order to justify the mindless and endless brutality seen in today's films. In addition, although practically every study that has ever been done on the subject shows clear correlations between fictional violence and real violence, Walter dismisses them all by merely stating that "they tend to be flawed."
ENTERTAINMENT
October 18, 1991 | DENNIS ROMERO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert Singer, producer of NBC's new series, "Reasonable Doubts," received the top award Wednesday during the 13th annual Media Access Awards ceremonies honoring the promotion and accurate portrayal of the disabled in Hollywood. The awards, given by the California Governor's Committee for the Employment of Disabled Persons, celebrated what many said was a good year in Hollywood for actors with disabilities.
NEWS
July 27, 1986 | United Press International
A convicted murderer wants a new trial on grounds that he was allegedly cuckolded by his former lawyer. The lawyer has testified that it did not happen because he is impotent. The request of San Quentin inmate Robert Singer, 51, for a new murder trial has spawned a lurid legal battle complete with torrid love letters. The hearing continues next week. Singer--who was convicted in 1981 of arranging the murder of Mrs.
SPORTS
March 20, 2008 | From the Associated Press
John Brady was hired as the new coach at Arkansas State on Wednesday, less than six weeks after being fired by Louisiana State. Brady replaces Dickey Nutt, who stepped down Feb. 19. Brady, 53, was dismissed after opening the season 8-13 -- only two seasons after leading the Tigers to the Final Four. He was 192-139 in 11 seasons at LSU. He was 89-77 in six years at Samford.
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