May 27, 1997 in Nation/World



Ten years ago: The Rev. Jerry Falwell, responding to comments by Jim Bakker, denied hoodwinking Bakker into giving up control of the PTL ministry.

Five years ago: The 12-nation European Community imposed trade sanctions on Serbia to stop its interference in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

One year ago: Russian President Boris Yeltsin negotiated a cease-fire to the war in Chechnya in his first meeting with the rebels’ leader.

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