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Published December 6, 1994
IOC President JUAN ANTONIO SAMARANCH said he will not run for re-election in 1997 (MIAMI HERALD, 12/6)....JIMMY JOHNSON will be in Tampa tonight (but not to see the Bucs). He will be one of several Fox "dignitaries" in attendance at a party to welcome WTVT-TV as a Fox affiliate (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 12/6)....ROBERT HANLON, Chair of Leaf North America since May, will step down January 1. The card and candy company said the post will not be filled. ROBERT DURK will assume some of Hanlon's duties (AD AGE, 12/5 issue).... Suns forward CHARLES BARKLEY toured the U.S. Supreme Court building yesterday after lunching with Justice CLARENCE THOMAS. Barkley has told friends that Thomas is his political idol (WASHINGTON POST, 12/6)....Civil rights leader JESSE JACKSON criticized the Univ. of CO for hiring a white football coach and said he may urge CO recruits to boycott the school (Baltimore SUN, 12/6). ....One year after his death, a statue and bronze bust of ARTHUR ASHE was unveiled in his hometown of Richmond, VA, on Monday ("CBS This Morning," 12/6).