For one of the country’s greatest orators, Martin Luther King Jr. rarely gets his say on labor. It’s as if some keepers of his flame don’t want to hear him say that we are not free at last until labor can check capital.
Guy G. Rutherfurd, former managing partner of one of New York City’s oldest law firms whose lineage included a colonial governor of New York, a U.S. vice president and the mistress of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, has died. He was 96.
Forget the old boy’s club. Groups like the Brazen Hussies, Power Bitches and SLUTS -- aka Successful Ladies Under Tremendous Stress -- are where today’s hot deals are being brokered and they’re strictly girls-only.
Jean Stapleton, who portrayed a traditional homemaker on the front lines of social change as Archie Bunker’s loyal and underappreciated “dingbat” wife on the 1970s television show “All in the Family,” has died. She was 90.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised Verizon Communications Inc., which said it will buy Hughes Telematics Inc. for $612 million in cash, vaulting the telephone company deeper into the automotive-technology market.
Laura Dupuy Lasserre was six years old when her father, a union representative, was arrested and tortured by a government intent on suppressing opponents demanding democracy and rights. He was held for four years.