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Published April 15, 1998
KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR is developing a TV movie about the life of the black inventor LEWIS HOWARD LATIMER, who worked with THOMAS EDISON on the development of the electric light bulb (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 4/15).....Marquee Group CEO BOB GUTKOWSKI is featured in AD AGE's "On A Roll." His opinion: "Few advertisers are tapping all the available sponsorship avenues: harnessing technology for highly effective on-site advertising, localized commercials and Internet presence" (AD AGE, 4/13 issue)....Villard Publishing Chief BRIAN DEFIORE has bought memoirs written by sports agent LEIGH STEINBERG (N.Y. POST, 4/15)....Dodgers Exec VP FRED CLAIRE was released from the hospital and is "expected to be fine," after suffering from dehydration (L.A. TIMES, 4/15).