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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 160

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Female Stars Shine Behind Camera 1 1 441r?l y f..v hen Lee Grant, once a major star, turned her back on Hollywood in 1980 and became a ARI Help for Tigers In the Year Of the Tiger In 1998, the Chinese Year of the Tiger, you can help save the world's tiger population 100,000 a century ago but down to 6000 today. There used to be eight subspecies; now there are five: Indian (Bengal), Sumatran, Chinese, director, she led the way for a slew of other actresses to direct. Last year Anjelica Huston directed her first film, Bastard Out of Carolina, to critical acclaim. Cher directed a part of the TV film If These Walls Could Talk. And this year Goldie Hawn directed her first, a TV film called Hope. "Goldie and I tried to make a movie together after Sham The Butcher of Bosnia: Wanted I f Racovan Karadzic the Bosnian rw ri ' I SerD leader whose policy of ueaa Iethnic cleansing" killed off Or Alive 200,000 and displaced 1 million others is not captured and tried as a war criminal, "Dayton's ff ffS -I I .1 Ji IndoChinese and Amur (Siberian). All are en- Globus, a poo 1975," says Grant "We were dismissed." No more. Grant, 68, advises other female stars if this business throws you back, say, 'Look, my dear, I have another option. I have brains. I know a good implementation won't be possible," says Richard Holbrooke, ' the U.S. envoy who brought Serb, Croat ! and Muslim leaders , together in Dayton, Ohio, to end their bitter civil war. "If he stays at large, he will outlast us," adds Holbrooke. uger liuu rescued in Siberia, now lives in a Minnesota zoo: All species of tigers are endangered, partly because their private parts are prized for use in virility elixirs business throws you back, say, Til direct it mvsfil!'" 7, dangered because their bones and private parts not their fur, as in the 70s bring big bucks on the black market for use in East Asian medicines and in elixirs thought to heighten virility. What to do? John Seidensticker of the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., suggests: Visit a zoo to learn more about tigers. Visit the Tiger Information Center on the Internet (www.5tigers.org). Visit Asia to see tigers in the wild. Tourist dollars add value to living tigers. Support the Save the Tiger Fund (call 1-800-5-TIGERS for information). actresses script I'm going to di- turned rect it myself.' It's a directors . . ,. .. . u: r ..:: n (trom top): Lee Grant, Cher and Goldie Hawn if The Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, wanted for war crimes, is still at large Sunday Freobics: IRS Offers "He is a charismatic, ruthless murderer. He has to be removed." Holbrooke favors President Clinton's push to keep U.S. troops in Bosnia past the June 1 998 deadline. "The people who want our troops to withdraw should be greai tu tenia live iu uemg a vibiiiik Grant, 68, won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for Shampoo and another Oscar for directing the 1986 documentary Down and Out in America. Her latest documentary Say It, Fight It, Cure ft aired on TV this fall. the most aggressive in tracking Tips on Retirement Money Ton may be izklr.-j, a t:J ru-.k when ycu choose your employer's own itoek ss a Inra purt of 1 your 401i'k) plan (which sats aids a portion of your pay, pre-tax, for retirement). This is one of the tips on saving for reliremfsRt, or , what to do with your money when you do retire, in two new booklets from tha Internal down Karadzic," says Holbrooke. "Scan! 1 scream Revenue Service New Use for tlie Devil Drug HiaiiMde Thalidomide, the drug for morning sickness that did so much damage in the '60s by causing birth defects, has reemerged to treat AIDS, leprosy and now brain cancer. Patients with malignant astrocytoma, the most common brain tumor, usually die in less tlian a year. Dr. Michael Gruber of NYU Medical Center has combined chemotherapy with thalidomide which keeps tlie tumor from ere-ating its own blood supply for those who have exhaust DISTRIBUTION bow wonderful tills Is, but it Is i good . ; ttl V ,1.1 g&ggf Jssasiisi, and MetLife. For free copies of About 401(k) Plans and About Lump Sum Distribution, write to: Consumer Information Center, Dept. 81, Pueblo, Colo. 81009. ed all other treatments. In the first two cases, the tumor Brain cross-sections: The tumor is 90 was gone after six months. "We can't get on the soapbox reduced after thalidomide treatment (r) and scream how wonderful this is, but it is a good beginning, " said Dr. Gruber. And to prevent birth defects? "We have a strict protocol: pregnancy tests before starting, agreements to use contraception during treatment, and the drug must be kept locked up at home. " Patterns Up To 100 Years Old! a o v i t Discontinued & Active China, Call today for FREE mM& Replacements, Ltd. 23 s0 'QgJ 1089 Knox Road.PO Box 26029, Dept. VX, Greensboro, NC 27420 7tt 1-800-REPIACE tZiopmm (1-800-737-5223) mi J IrriiiaiB

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