The Monitor From The Week Of March 23-29, 1997
U.S. Supreme Court permitted the government to enforce a law intended to prevent children from watching sexually explicit but incompletely scrambled - cable channels.
Lane Dwinell, a former two-term governor who later served in the Nixon and Reagan administrations, died Thursday. He was 90.
Carroll James Jr., a Washington disc jockey who was the first to play a Beatles record on the radio in the United States, died Monday of cancer. He was 60.
Joseph Frayman, a longtime editor and reporter at the London bureau of The New York Times, died March 1. He was 85.
Monday: The trial of Timothy James McVeigh, accused of blowing up the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995, begins.
Also: Decision expected in the Spokane Valley bombing trial.