March 30, 1997 in Nation/World

The Monitor From The Week Of March 23-29, 1997

 

Rulings

U.S. Supreme Court permitted the government to enforce a law intended to prevent children from watching sexually explicit but incompletely scrambled - cable channels.

Deaths

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.

This week

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.


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