- Newsmaker: Sara Jane Olson Sentenced to 20 Years to Life
Yesterday, Sara Jane Olson was booked on first-degree murder charges stemming from a 1975 robbery of a Carmichael bank. Today, she received a sentence of 20 years to life-in-prison for conspiring to blow up LA police cars, also in 1975. Dan Whitcomb, of Reuters News Service, says the court proceedings included a tearful apology and emotional testimony by family and intended victims.
- Reporter's Notebook: Orna Porat, The First Lady of Israeli Theater
Olga Porat, Israel's first lady of stage and screen, began life as Irene Klein. The daughter of German-Protestant parents, she was an enthusiastic member of Germany's Hitler youth. The extraordinary actress recounts her youth, her love affair with Israel, and her devotion to peace between her adopted homeland and Palestinian neighbors.