- Newsmaker: Horse Trading at the UN
Now that President Bush has addressed the United Nations, what happens next? Today-s Los Angeles Times reports that UN support for war on Iraq may come down to -cash, weapons, business deals and favors.- Paul Richter, who co-wrote the story, compares the next stage of high-level diplomacy to a horse-trade that will guarantee the extension of oil and business contracts for Security Council member nations.
- Reporter's Notebook: Sandy Koufax: A -Reluctantly Tolerated- Biography
Monday is the Day of Atonement, a time for solemn reflection for Jews around the world. One American who dramatized the depth of his faith in a surprising way was the great Dodger pitcher, Sandy Koufax, who refused to pitch a 1965 World Series game against the Minnesota Twins because it fell on Yom Kippur. Jane Leavy, author of Koufax's -reluctantly tolerated- biography, looks at the star player who shunned stardom.
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