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John Gizzi
3 hours ago:   Saturday Jun 24 - 8:24am
@cb1577058 Powell was a vehement anti-smoker but thought it made no sense to have anti-smoking rules. Unless you we… https://t.co/4nkpF2jiVj

John Gizzi
3 hours ago:   Saturday Jun 24 - 7:49am
When "Girl on the Trapeze" of @AvengersTvShow ran in May '61, I bet Health Minister Enoch Powell had some sharp words on Dr. Keel smoking.

John Gizzi
3 hours ago:   Saturday Jun 24 - 7:46am
Enjoyed @AvengersTvShow "Girl on the Trapeze" from May '61, but I suspect Mrs. Peel & Steed cld've polished off that circus of spies faster

John Gizzi
13 hours ago:   Friday Jun 23 - 10:01pm
Saddened to bid au revoir to cherished friends @ValerieAstruc & husband Alexander & yeo boys. To know them was a last night.

John Gizzi
17 hours ago:   Friday Jun 23 - 6:25pm
I'm told "Girl on the Trapeze" was broadcast live in May '61,& what we see film of how it actually looked 56 yrs. ago. @AvengersTvShow

John Gizzi
17 hours ago:   Friday Jun 23 - 6:21pm
@AvengersTvShow "Girl on the Trapeze," opens w. bag,as the circus clown suddenly clamps his hand over Anna Danilov's mouth & knocks her out.

John Gizzi
18 hours ago:   Friday Jun 23 - 5:32pm
Powerful Cold War theme in "Girl on the Trapeze" of Eastern bloc circus in London trying to retake metallurgust who defected 3 yrs. ago

John Gizzi
18 hours ago:   Friday Jun 23 - 5:30pm
Thoroughly enjoyed "The Girl on the Trapeze," oldest complete episode of @AvengersTvShow (May '61),but odd w. Dr. Keel avenging w'out Steed.

John Gizzi
19 hours ago:   Friday Jun 23 - 4:27pm
Estelle Ndjandjo's masterpiece for SFPPR on Frence parlliamentary elections and King @EmmanuelMacron https://t.co/IjF1Gqjlzd

John Gizzi
21 hours ago:   Friday Jun 23 - 2:14pm
@PressSec WON'T SAY IF PRES. WILL PULL AMERican HEALTH CARE ACT if the votes aren't there to pass it.

John Gizzi
21 hours ago:   Friday Jun 23 - 2:10pm
Asked if CNN was correct & Trump called American Health Care Act a "mean bill" @PressSec told me "I don't comment on private conversations."

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Friday Jun 23 - 10:20am
White House hints to Newsmax it does keep lists of "dishonest media"https://t.co/02BmWQuMYV

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Friday Jun 23 - 7:57am
Bittersweet day last week as cherished friends @FCarbonne & Anne Marie Capomaccio prepare to leave for France. Thei… https://t.co/Vt7DPRVadQ

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Friday Jun 23 - 7:49am
Lovely reception & sitdown session last nt. at Indian Embassy w. Indian Foreign Minister on eve of PM Modi's visit over weekend

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 22 - 11:54pm
RT @LifeNewsToo: Susan G. Komen Affiliate Shutting Down, Saw Donations Drop After Funding Planned Parenthood https://t.co/WxFtCf8q54 #Defun

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 22 - 3:41pm
As Amelia Earhartish Victoria Mason in "Mr. Moto Takes a Chance," Rochelle Hudson also fueled rumors of a secret mission in Pacific in 1937.

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 22 - 3:40pm
Newsmax explains why SC-5 race was so tight. https://t.co/s40WuhbcKy

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 22 - 3:10pm
As Tonie Carter, Amelia Earhartish aviatrix in "Flight for Freedom," Rosland Russell fueled rumors of secret mission in Pacific by Amelia.

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 22 - 3:06pm
Search in Pacific island may find Amelia Earhart's remains & reveal if she died a castaway. Will we find if she was on mission for FDR?

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 22 - 2:52pm
Watched "Girl on the Trapeze"--first complete @AvengersTvShow known to still exist, 1st broadcast in May, 1961. Ian Hendry is solo.

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 22 - 12:22pm
@ktmoorestown @Acosta @HallieJackson @kwelkernbc @AprilDRyan @jonkarl @ZekeJMiller @PeterAlexander If it's one brie… https://t.co/pdituWnHqf

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Thursday Jun 22 - 9:26am
@ktmoorestown @Acosta @HallieJackson @kwelkernbc @AprilDRyan @jonkarl @ZekeJMiller @PeterAlexander No. I get as mu… https://t.co/nB31XIdvCH

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Thursday Jun 22 - 3:41am
RT @KaterinaSokou: An IMF Bridge to Somewhere for Greece? Mohamed El-Erian argues so, IF used to definitely resolve Greece’s malaise https:…

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 21 - 10:33am
Karen Handel will star in the mold of GA's last conservative Rep. Iris Blitch, who was on "What's My Line?" a wk. after her election in '54.

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 21 - 9:38am
Behind Karen Handel's dramatic win in GA-6: Planned Parenthood issue! Newsmax reveals it all.https://t.co/xvo9pFk0O1

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 21 - 9:11am
Karen Handel is 1st Republican woman to represent Georgia in U.S. House of Representatives.

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 20 - 9:54pm
@RosemaryQuinlin @TOMRUSSELLCBS21 What do you mean who????

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 20 - 9:37pm
Handel's got a handle on this so far. Leading by 5,000 votes w. 39% in.

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 20 - 8:12am
@ChassNews @FT Very much on mark. And had he only stayed in parliament, he'd be licking his chops & scheming to rep… https://t.co/vikkFKD4WZ

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 20 - 8:09am
Bill Dana always regreted his "obituary" of Jose Jimenez b'cause he was "stereotype." Hispanics loved Jose, who was in Hispanic Hall of Fame

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 20 - 8:05am
Adios Jose Jimenez. Sad to learn of death of Bill Dana, comedian, writer and creator of beloved Jose.

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 20 - 8:03am
RT @ChassNews: George Osborne wields sharp pen to settle old political scores https://t.co/G7kYJC76Y6 via @FT

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 20 - 1:11am
Just finished "Prussian Blue" & DECIDED w'out hesitation this is Philip Kerr's best Bernie Guenther novel YET. What does he do for an encore

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 20 - 1:01am
"A detective is a policeman with a dirty mind," SAYS BERNIE Guenther in "Prussian Blue," "and my mind is dirtier and than most."

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 20 - 12:57am
@mikewarder1 @Acosta @POTUS @kevincorke @johnrobertsFox The briefing in present form has existed since 1933 under F… https://t.co/AdYZrU2Eoe

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 19 - 7:56pm
@FrancoisF24 Is a Felix Gaillard- young leader w. promise--left in the opposition parties? Only I don't want him to end up like Gaillard!

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 19 - 7:51pm
@FrancoisF24 Thought you might mention Manuel Valles, one of few survivors of ancien regime (by 100 votes)--just like Mitterand in 1958.

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 19 - 7:18pm
@bellelupton delivered an outstanding news report: from new parliamentarians to Brexit to Macron "flying high." Hopevto see more presenting.

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 19 - 6:59pm
@FrancoisF24 Pay particular attention to wise analysis from @diviniameigs. What she said about voters growing tired & "dog days" says a lot.

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 19 - 6:54pm
@FrancoisF24 As for the future, just note: @najatvb, NON! @auroreberge, OUI! That speaks volumes! @lauremandeville @ChassNews

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 19 - 6:48pm
@FrancoisF24 Watching Boris R. Fournier, I can't help but think he's the "Omega Man" of Socialist Party and the PS is on life support.

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 19 - 6:45pm
@FrancoisF24 Debate tonight was invaluable! Most observers worldwide were unaware this is "amateur night" in parliament. Bravo!

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 19 - 3:55pm
@AvengersTvShow "Murder Market" memorable because Mrs. Peel wasn't tough w. either the two villainesses or the fop… https://t.co/EnbjM7rgS5

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 19 - 2:06pm
@PressSec says he hasn't "spent a lot of time thinking about" outcome of GA-6 tomorrow.

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 19 - 1:43pm
@PressSec at podium, wishing a belated Happy Father's Day & expressing condolences to family of sailors who lost their lives this weekend.

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 19 - 12:37pm
@lauremandeville @ChassNews @MLP_officiel Merci for correction.

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Sunday Jun 18 - 6:10pm
In "Prussian Blue," Bernie Guenther's trek from Alsace to Homburg & fight w. Stasi's Frederic is tiring to read-'cause he's same age as me!

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Sunday Jun 18 - 5:59pm
@lauremandeville @ChassNews Comparing today's races to '58, & wondering who are the Gaillards &Mitterands who survive from ancien regime?

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Sunday Jun 18 - 5:55pm
@lauremandeville @ChassNews With 2 seats in Assembly, @MLP_officiel cld. should contrast herself to Pierre Poujade in '58-no seats!

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Sunday Jun 18 - 5:22pm
RT @dcexaminer: Steve Scalise is no longer in critical condition https://t.co/zAiZWacr51 https://t.co/nVRUIQA5gI


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John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Sunday Jun 18 - 4:37pm
@najatvb defeated soundly in 2nd round of Assembly races in France. Socialists are on life support. @lauremandeville @ChassNews

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Sunday Jun 18 - 4:25pm
Tara King, aka Linda Thorson, is 70 today. If only there was another in mold of Mrs. Gale or Mrs. Peel before her, she wld have been great.

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Sunday Jun 18 - 3:06pm
RT @Queen_Europe: Aid wiedersehen Helmut. You were a stubborn f***er, but you were right about the Brits.

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Sunday Jun 18 - 3:06pm
RT @Queen_Europe: Who needs the mother of all bombs when you're up against the mother of all arseholes? https://t.co/MVjePEb9eT


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John Gizzi
6 days ago:   Saturday Jun 17 - 11:44pm
Were bribery of Steiner (CDU) & Wagner (CSU) by Staasi exposed before '72 no-confidence vote in Brandt, Rainer Barzel wld've been chancellor

John Gizzi
6 days ago:   Saturday Jun 17 - 11:30pm
In '72, Barzel needed 249 Bundestag votes to oust Brandt & be Chancellor but got 247--w. 2 CDU "no"votes bribed by E. Germans, he learned.

John Gizzi
6 days ago:   Saturday Jun 17 - 11:23pm
Helmut Kohl's death a reminder Monday would've been 93rd b'day of archrival Rainer Barzel. In '71, Barzel beat Kohl for CDU chmn. 344 to 174

John Gizzi
6 days ago:   Saturday Jun 17 - 11:02pm
Cosby must have realized two days ago there would be a mistrial. That's when he started doing his Fat Albert routine for reporters.

John Gizzi
6 days ago:   Saturday Jun 17 - 10:48pm
First reaction to Cosby mistrial: "Hey, Hey, Hey!"

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 17 - 8:41am
RT @FrankUnderwocd: Macron 2017 Macron 2022 Macron 2027 Macron 2032 Macron 2037 Macron 2042

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 16 - 11:19pm
NYT reporting baseball killer James Hodgkinson was carrying list of 3 Republican Reps.: Jeff Duncan (SC), Trent Franks (AZ),& Mo Brooks (AL)

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 16 - 11:01pm
Franz Josef Strauss said Kohl wld never be chancellor & write a bk at 90: "My 50 Yrs As a Chancellor Candidate." Kohl gave Strauss's eulogy.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 16 - 10:55pm
Helmut Kohl lost a bid to chair CDU in '71 by 344 to147 to Rainer Barzel. When Kohl got CDU chancellor nomination in '76, he lost to Schmidt

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 16 - 10:50pm
Helmut Kohl was 6 ft. 4 inches & claimed to weigh 320 lbs.--but once said his actual weight was a "state secret."

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 16 - 10:48pm
@DCLatinMass If God had given Pope Benedict 5 more healthy yrs, Chaput of Philadelphia & Gomez of LA wld be Cardinals& Newark's Tobin wldn't

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 16 - 10:43pm
RT @DCLatinMass: Serving the culture of death. https://t.co/dCkARakaS4 petition signers

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 16 - 9:34pm
Reading "Prussian Blue," I realized author Philip Kerr & I are the same age Bernie Guenther was when he made it into Homburg in 1956.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 16 - 7:08pm
Bill Cosby's trial is more OJ than DSK.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 16 - 10:02am
@ImadMesdoua @Charles_Hecker MUELLER'S LAST DAYS!

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 16 - 7:27am
RT @ACraigInParis: Today circa 1988 @petergumbel risked arrest when he introduced the Snickers bar to the Soviet Union. The result: https:/…

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 15 - 9:50pm
Batman creator Bob Kane hinted Bruce Wayne was modeled on FDR--seemingly a dilettante w. inherited wealth but truly an extraordinary person

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 15 - 9:46pm
Rep. Scalise's GOP Colleagues React Harshly to Dem calls for gun control https://t.co/olebT2mxuh

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 15 - 12:28pm
The longer Cosby jury is deadlocked, the greatwr the odds on his walking.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 14 - 10:50pm
Tessie still on shaky ground forming alliance with Democratic Unionist of N. Ireland. I smell a coup attempt within 1922 Committee.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 14 - 10:47pm
After 3 days of jury deliberation and request to review accuser's testimony, I am increasingly sensing Bill Cosby will walk.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 14 - 10:33pm
Reports from France say Macron's En Marche will have the biggest win in parliamentary seats since Gaullists in '68. @najatvb going down!

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 14 - 10:14pm
RT @plexusnexus1: @johngizzi @ChassNews @lauremandeville @RoyalSegolene https://t.co/hRa2RYpM6N

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 14 - 10:10pm
Were Julie Newmar and Burt Ward--last living "Batman" stars-- at Adam West's funeral? Sad Yvonne "Batgirl" Craig preceded West in death.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 14 - 10:07pm
Any word back from Adam West's funeral? Did other Batmen attend? Was Batmobile in procession? And did organist play Neil Hefti's theme?

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 14 - 10:06pm
How Ed Gillespie nearly lost GOP primary for gov of VA https://t.co/RHcDmcWjMd

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 14 - 10:05pm
@plexusnexus1 @ChassNews @lauremandeville @RoyalSegolene So you are saying she is not doing anything right now?

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 14 - 9:51pm
RT @lauralcrist: Tonight in our nation's capital the air is as thick with prayers as it is with the June humidity. You can feel them. #Scal

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 14 - 8:33pm
@ChassNews @lauremandeville Maybe it's my imagination but since presidential race, I have neither seen nor read a word on @RoyalSegolene

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 14 - 8:31pm
@lauremandeville @ChassNews @FrancoisF24 Runoffs for Assembly will wipe out an entire generation of Socialists, notably @najatvb

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 14 - 10:28am
Will Trump throw out 1st ball at congressional baseball game Thursday night, w. Gabby Giffords at his side?

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 13 - 12:13pm
@FriedrichDrumpf I am truly sad, not just because you are the 1st to unfollow but because, I think, you're judging… https://t.co/tBVNTqLqAO

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 13 - 10:40am
@lauremandeville As ex-chief of protocol at Lichtenstein Embassy under @ClaudiaFritsch3, I can oversee funeral of Adam "Batman"West

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 13 - 10:14am
@ImadMesdoua @PressSec put out strong statement on dissident crackdown in Russia. But no word from EU--nada! You-know-who has to speak out!

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 13 - 7:04am
@RNicholasBurns FDR certainly did. Every one of his Cabinet except Commerce Sec. Roper was a supporter before conve… https://t.co/w4dcM3lKEF

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 13 - 7:02am
Column in FT today on "Jupiterian" style of @EmmanuelMacron convinces me @ChassNews truly "gets" Macron as Lou Cannon finally "got" Reagan

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 13 - 6:58am
Mitterand, cited as role model by @EmmanuelMacron in FT column by @ChassNews, wld never have tolerated shortening 7 yr term or "term limits"

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 13 - 6:56am
FT column by @ChassNews fuels my feeling @EmmanuelMacron will extend 5-yr. term back to 7 & end term limit passed by one vote under Sarko.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 13 - 6:54am
Powerful column by @ChassNews in FT today is "must" reading for anyone who is watching & analyzing @EmmanuelMacron. Loved Louis XIV analogy!

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Monday Jun 12 - 8:32pm
RT @ReshamKotecha: @johngizzi @RiaKotecha Thank you! Us on the campaign trail together! https://t.co/b7WZ0wmVtn


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John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Monday Jun 12 - 4:34pm
@RiaKotecha UK Conservative Star @ReshamKotecha explains to Newsmax why "May Must Stay" https://t.co/TiVvS0g7RI

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Monday Jun 12 - 2:24pm
@EvanSusarret I tried. IT'S going to be important in the long run.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 11 - 10:00pm
@CSRider54 Burt Ward, FYI, has an incredible story about what happened when they filmed the "Londinium Girls" gushing over him.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 11 - 12:47pm
At church service for Adam West, organist should play Neil Hefti's stirring theme--"Do-do-do-do-do...BATMAN!"

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 11 - 11:37am
At Adam West's funeral, will the Batmobiles from the TV series and the movies comprise the procession?

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 11 - 9:33am
RT @realbryanmiller: All the other Batmen should go to Adam West's funeral, like when a former president dies.