December 14, 1997 in Nation/World

The Monitor From The Week Of December 7-13, 1997



Tamara Geva, a Russian-born dancer and actress who was the first wife of choreographer George Balanchine, died Tuesday at 91.

Veteran Cuban Communist leader Carlos Rafael Rodriguez, the third-highest ranking official in President Fidel Castro’s government and the architect of Cuba’s foreign policy for many years, has died at the age of 84, Havana announced Tuesday.

Poliakov, a Russian-born writer who fought for the French Resistance and became one of the world’s most respected historians of anti-Semitism, died Tuesday. He was 87.


The remains of M. Larry Lawrence, who died while while serving as ambassador to Switzerland, will be removed from Arlington National Cemetery, his widow, Shelia D. Lawrence, Lawrence, decided last week.


Monday: Closing arguments scheduled in Oklahoma City bombing trial of Terry Nichols.

, DataTimes

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