Yesterday was the last day of freedom for the jurors in the Claus von Bu low attempted murder retrial. They will be sequestered for the duration of the second trial of the socialite who is accused of trying to kill his heiress wife. The testimony is expected to take two months. Tomorrow the jurors will tour the von Bu lows' opulent, 20-room "summer cottage" along Newport's Millionaires' Row . . .
Cristina Ferrare, former wife of automaker John Z. DeLorean, married ABC Broadcast Group president Anthony Thomopolous Saturday in Beverly Hills . . .
Paddington Bear didn't have a lot to say, but then all the kids at the Kennedy Center Family Programming Fair probably were more interested in the pizza and cotton candy. Sponsored by Home Box Office and the American Film Institute to honor new members of Congress and their families, life-size characters from HBO's "Fraggle Rock" and "Berenstain Bears" were there. Among the celebrity guests were White House Press Secretary Jim Brady and his wife Sarah, and the city's first lady Effi Barry and her son . . .
Who says everyone loves lawyers? Federal Communications Commission Chairman Mark S. Fowler, speaking before the Land Mobile Communications Council earlier this month, started his speech with: "Coming over here from the FCC . . . it occurred to me that pedestrians in Washington face considerable danger from automobile traffic. I also noticed the large number of three-piece-suited lawyers on M Street. These two observations remind me of the question, what's the difference between a snake run down on the highway and an attorney run down on a highway? The skid marks leading up to the snake" . . .