THE PURPOSEFUL TOURIST

IN ENGLAND O.J. SIMPSON LEARNS THAT TABLOIDS ARE STILL TABLOIDS, BUT STUDENTS ARE WELL MANNERED

Like a lot of other American tourists, O.J. Simpson came to England hoping to sample a few things he says he can't get at home: civility and fair play, for starters. And perhaps a touch of class--a genteel reception at the Oxford Union would be a welcome contrast to Simpson's pariah status in the U.S.

But not all went according to plan. The first casualty was civility. When Simpson arrived in London last week, he was greeted at Heathrow Airport by a shoving horde of photographers and jeers from protesters shouting "Murderer!" The former running back retreated behind an offensive line...

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