When Jennifer McCrea -- perhaps the best-connected fundraiser in Manhattan -- meets a billionaire to ask for money, she almost never schleps to his office, instead choosing neutral ground at a local coffee shop.
Quincy Jones, the Grammy-winning record producer, was named a director of Cambelle-Inland, the New York company housing the Chinese investments of Craig Bouchard, former CEO of steel producers Esmark Inc. and Shale- Inland Holdings LLC.
President Barack Obama, in a fundraising foray to Hollywood and the West Coast, attacked Republicans for favoring the wealthy and stepped up a campaign- style drive to win support for his $447 billion jobs package.
It was 20 years ago today, plus about 25 years, that the Beatles recorded one of the most acclaimed albums in music history, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” and they did it on Harman recording gear.