Shirley Douglas leans across the couch and, in the involuntary reflex of every mother with her son, flicks a piece of lint off Kiefer Sutherland’s shoulder. It is a simple gesture of both affection and familiarity. And when it happens, Sutherland, in full rhetorical flight about the fates and deals that have led the two of them to The Glass Menagerie and this stark backstage room in an Ottawa theatre, visibly relaxes.By E. KAYE FULTON7 min
Dick Morris was Bill Clinton’s necessary evil, his devil in a blue suit. When the President was at his political nadir following the Republican sweep of the U.S. Congress in 1994, he called his old friend Morris into the White House to mastermind his comeback.By ANDREW PHILLIPS6 min
At Wellesley Central Hospital, the mood is grim, as bleak as the future prospects of many of the inner-city patients the venerable Toronto institution serves. Doctors, nurses, staff and a few patients have just finished watching Dr. Duncan Sinclair, chairman of the Ontario Health Services Restructuring Commission, announce on television what is likely to amount to a death sentence for the hospital.By BARRY CAME6 min
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