October 26, 1997 in Nation/World

The Monitor From The Week Of October 19-25, 1997

 

MILESTONE

First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton turns 50 today.

IN PASSING

Dolph Camilli, a slugging first baseman who propelled the Brooklyn Dodgers to a long-awaited pennant in 1941 and became one of the most popular players in Flatbush, died Tuesday in San Mateo, Calif. He was 90.

DISCOVERY

Researchers lead by researcher Robert Gallo announced Thursday that they have identified a natural molecule that prevents HIV from infecting cells, a basic discovery they say could lead eventually to powerful new types of AIDS drugs or even a vaccine.

THIS WEEK

Tuesday: Hillary Rodham Clinton to appear on Oprah Winfrey’s TV show as part of celebration of her 50th birthday. President Clinton to join her but not appear on show. , DataTimes


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