NAMES IN THE NEWS
In N.Y., Paul Tharp previews CARL HIAASEN's "scathing"
new book on WALT DISNEY CO., "Team Rodent: How Disney
Devours The World" (N.Y. POST, 5/21)....Due to his shoulder
injury, GREG NORMAN is unable to drive the pace car during
this weekend's Indy 500. He will be replaced by '63 Indy
winner PARNELLI JONES (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 5/21)....The AP
reports that Amway co-Founders, the DEVOS and VAN ANDEL
families, have "contributed" nearly $95M to charities since
'95, for a total of $150M this decade. Many of the
donations are to Christian causes. RICHARD DEVOS is RDV
Sports Chair (AP/DET. NEWS, 5/21)....GEORGE WILL was named
to the Board of Dir of the NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL MUSEUM
(K.C. STAR, 5/21)....TARA LIPINSKI was in Washington, DC,
pushing anti-tobacco legislation (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 5/21).