December 20, 1988 |
Max Robinson, the nation's first black network television news anchor, died today at age 49 of complications from AIDS, a Howard University Hospital spokeswoman said. It had been three years since Robinson worked regularly in television. He earned his spot in broadcasting history in 1978 when he began co-anchoring the ABC Evening News from Chicago with Peter Jennings in New York and Frank Reynolds in Washington.
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May 30, 2008 |
UCLA Medical Center and its most accomplished liver surgeon provided a life-saving transplant to one of Japan's most powerful gang bosses, law enforcement sources told The Times. In addition, the surgeon performed liver transplants at UCLA on three other men who are now barred from entering the United States because of their criminal records or suspected affiliation with Japanese organized crime groups, said a knowledgeable law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity.
August 6, 1986 |
Brian Lee Tribble, home again after a one-night stint in the county jail, sat on the front porch with his family one day last week, playing with a streaky-black pit bull, a breed of dog often raised to fight and to maim other dogs.
June 2, 1992 |
Bill Parcells, who coached the New York Giants to two Super Bowl titles, will undergo open-heart surgery today at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.
October 3, 1993 |
Sen. David Pryor (D-Ark.) was released Friday from Georgetown University Hospital where he had been treated for a bronchial infection. Pryor, 59, had entered the hospital on Tuesday.
September 1, 1988
Lebanon's acting premier, Salim Hoss, was admitted to the American University Hospital in West Beirut on Wednesday after an attack of bronchial asthma, medical sources said. His condition was described as not critical.
November 9, 1985 |
Sen. Edward Zorinsky (D-Neb.) left George Washington University Hospital on Friday after undergoing observation for chest pains. An aide said Zorinsky plans to be back at work next week.
March 5, 1987 |
Talk show host Larry King was released Wednesday from George Washington University Hospital, where he spent eight days recovering from a mild heart attack, Mutual Broadcasting System officials said.