CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 1992 |
Not all would ascribe their motivation to divine revelation, but the Hittites, Babylonians and Israelis in the ancient Near East each shared an instinctual opposition to sexual relations among family members.
August 19, 1992 |
Seeking to quash "totally false and outrageous allegations," film director Woody Allen on Tuesday strenuously denied sexually abusing a child that he and his former companion, actress Mia Farrow, adopted together.
August 20, 1992 |
The city is beside itself. This can't be happening. Not him . Not Woody Allen. He seemed like such a nice Jewish boy, deep down. But there is nowhere to hide this week from the news that Woody Allen, sweet cinematically neurotic Woody Allen, apparently has been to bed with his Mia Farrow's Korean-born daughter, Soon-Yi, who is thought to be 21 but might be as young as 17.
August 20, 1992 |
An attorney representing Mia Farrow in her custody battle with Woody Allen disputed Allen's version of events made in the director's Tuesday press conference. Allen called accusations that he sexually abused two of his children "totally false and outrageous" and alleged that Farrow's attorneys offered to drop abuse accusations if he agreed to come up with $7 million. Connecticut state police have confirmed they are investigating Allen.
September 18, 1992 |
Catching Up: Stories about Woody Allen and his romance with a Korean-born 21-year-old are just now filling South Korean magazines, a month after the affair was revealed. September issues of dozens of women's magazines carry pictures and stories on Allen, 56, and Soon-Yi Farrow Previn, the adopted daughter of actress Mia Farrow, Allen's former love. Korean media largely ignored the scandal initially because the key figures are unknown there.
August 22, 1992 |
As charges and countercharges fly between Woody Allen and Mia Farrow in their bitter child custody battle here, relatives and friends of the famed actor-director have rallied to his defense, painting a sympathetic picture of him and blasting Farrow for accusing him of sexually abusing one of their children.