A UCLA Technocrat in King Fahd's Game JOHN C. WEST, Former Gov. John C. West of South Carolina served as U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia from 1977 to 1981. He is distinguished professor of Middle East studies at the University of South Carolina.
VIEWPOINT : A Front Row View of Big Steel's Decline JOHN STROHMEYER, John Strohmeyer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, was editor of the Globe Times in Bethlehem, Pa., from 1956 to 1984. He is the author of the recently published book "Crisis in Bethlehem: Big Steel's Battle to Survive."