Copyright 1998 Times Mirror Company
Los Angeles Times
January 3, 1998, Saturday, Home Edition
SECTION: Calendar; Part F; Page 24; Entertainment Desk
LENGTH: 388 words
HEADLINE: WEEKEND TV; UNABOMBER TRIAL, ABORTION, TAX CUTS AND '98 ECONOMY
BYLINE: LEE HARRIS
Here's the rundown on guests and topics for the weekend's public-affairs programs:
"Evans & Novak": Mike McCurry, White House press secretary, 2:30 p.m.; repeats Sunday, 7 a.m. CNN.
"John McLaughlin's One on One": Scandals, 1:30 p.m. (28).
"Inside Politics Weekend": GOP abortion controversy; 1998 Clinton/Congressional agenda, 3:30 p.m.; repeats midnight, CNN.
"Tony Brown's Journal": Police brutality, 3 p.m. (28).
"Capital Gang": President Clinton's defense-fund shutdown; GOP abortion controversy; South Korea bail-out, 4 and 10:30 p.m. CNN.
"Larry King Weekend": Alcoholism, with guests Betty Ford and John Schwarzlose, president of the Betty Ford Center, 6 and 11 p.m. CNN.
"McLaughlin Group": 1997 in review, 6:30 p.m. (4).
"Today": Post-holiday depression; actor Ralph Fiennes; the Big Apple Circus, 6 a.m. (4)(36).
"Meet the Press": Rep. John Kasich (R-Ohio); Franklin Raines, director of Office of Management and Budget. 7 a.m. (4)(36).
"CBS News Sunday Morning": Stephen Jay Gould ("Questioning the Millennium"); jazz-singer Kevin Mahogany; postcard from Nebraska; Paris in the '50s; ocean explorer Robert Ballard, 7:30 a.m. (2).
"Face the Nation": Tax cuts and the 1998 economy; the Unabomber trial; Secretary of Treasury Robert Rubin; UCLA law professor Peter Arenella; author Robert Graysmith. 9 a.m. (2).
"Late Edition": Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin; Reps. Dick Armey (R-Texas) and W.J. Tauzin (R-La.), 9 a.m. CNN.
"Reliable Sources": Michael Kennedy; New Year's resolutions for the media, 10:30 a.m. CNN.
"This Week": The Unabomber trial and the insanity defense: attorney Barry Scheck, criminal psychologist Eric Hickey; the budget and tax reform: Rep. Bill Archer (R-Texas), Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.). 10 a.m. (7); 11:30 a.m. (3)(42).
"Life & Times": United Way President Joe Haggerty, Southern California Assn. for Philanthropy President Lon Burns and California Community Foundation Vice President Allan Parachini discuss whether Southern Californians are stingy when it comes to charitable donations, 11 a.m. (28).
"Crossfire Sunday": President Clinton, 4:30 p.m. CNN.
"60 Minutes": Mechanical error leads to an Air Force pilot's death; Bobby McFerrin; locating state-of-the-art medical care, 7 p.m. (2).