November 2, 1997 in Nation/World

The Monitor From The Week Of Oct. 26 - Nov. 1, 1997

 

In passing

Dr. William Hutchinson, who founded the world-renowned Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seatt}e, died Sunday. He was 88.

Virginia “Toni” Carabillo, a founder of the Los Angeles chapter of the National Organization for Women and author on women’s issues, died Tuesday. She was 71.

Paul Jarrico, a screenwriter and producer whose blacklisted status in the 1950s limited the distribution of the film “Salt of the Earth” until its release on videocassette three decades later, died Tuesday in a car accident driving home from a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of investigative hearings on Communist influence in Hollywood by the House Committee on Un-American Activities. He was 82 and lived in Ojai, Calif.

Decisions

The Clinton administration announced Wednesday it will allow mixed-race Americans for the first time to check off more than one racial category for themselves on the 2000 Census.

This Week

Monday: FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi scheduled to appear on involuntary manslaughter charge in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, in death of Vicki Weaver at Ruby Ridge shootout.

, DataTimes


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