People: May 12, 1997

THEY'RE NOT JERRY'S KIDS

Astronauts aren't the only ones who can have a bumpy ride on re-entry. JERRY SPRINGER, who was a popular local news anchor and mayor of Cincinnati before wading into the quagmire of daily talk shows, is attempting to return to news. He has been asked by the NBC affiliate in Chicago to do commentary. But to the two news anchors, sharing a show with the unabashed chronicler of America's most tawdry domestic dramas was like being asked to drink battery acid. On Thursday night, Carol Marin resigned on the air. "This isn't about one television newscast in...

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