Notebook: May 5, 1997

WINNERS & LOSERS

SEIZING THE MOMENT

[WINNERS]

BOB DOLE Banker-to-Newt shames Trent Lott into being statesmanlike over chemical-weapons treaty

DALAI LAMA Tibetan saviour gets unofficial "Hello, Dalai" from Clinton, boosting his cause and tweaking China

JUDGE RICHARD MATSCH He's no Ito. No-nonsense Oklahoma bomb-trial judge shields jurors and gets show on the road

[LOSERS]

FUZZY ZOELLER Yeah, Tiger accepted his apology, but even so, Fuzzy wasn't funny was he?

ALEXIS HERMAN G.O.P. continues strike against Herman nommination to thumb nose at Big Labor and Big Bill

20TH CENTURY FOX Titanic sinking? Rumor has it movie behemothwon't make port for big-bucks summer...

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