November 4, 1987
NATO defense ministers met with Defense Secretary Caspar W. Weinberger in Monterey, Calif., to discuss details of the proposed U.S.-Soviet nuclear arms treaty. Ministers of the 15-nation Nuclear Planning Group said they generally support the tentative agreement to eliminate short- and medium-range nuclear missiles in Europe, but there is concern about the timetable of the withdrawal and the alliance's vulnerability to the Warsaw Pact's superior conventional forces.
June 23, 1987 |
Classified security arrangements for Secretary of State George P. Shultz and Defense Secretary Caspar W. Weinberger were accidentally broadcast over a taxi radio network, officials said Monday. The security breach occurred when Australia's Department of Communications gave U.S. security agents a radio frequency it thought was not used, said Joel Webster, a department spokesman. However, the messages were clearly heard by the radio dispatcher of Sydney's largest cab company, Taxis Combined.
February 19, 1988 |
President Reagan today named his former defense secretary, Caspar W. Weinberger, and his former secretary of transportation, Drew Lewis, to the National Economic Commission, charged with seeking ways to reduce the federal budget deficit. Senate Republican Leader Bob Dole and House Republican Leader Robert H. Michel also appointed members of the commission today. Dole chose Sen. Pete V. Domenici (R-N.M.
December 22, 1992 |
Special prosecutors brought new accusations of lying against former Defense Secretary Caspar W. Weinberger in connection with the Iran-Contra scandal. In a filing with U.S. District Judge Thomas F. Hogan, the prosecutors alleged newly examined notes of Weinberger's contradict his previous statements and give additional information about the evolution of the scandal itself.
June 22, 1992 |
Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel joined a New York rally demanding that President Bush commute the life sentence of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard. Robertson asked the crowd whether it was "poetic justice" that Caspar W. Weinberger was indicted last week on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice in the Iran-Contra affair. Weinberger, as U.S.
May 13, 1987 |
Two hundred people protesting U.S. Defense Secretary Caspar W. Weinberger's Norwegian visit charged the American Embassy on Tuesday, smashing windows and the front door until they were repulsed by riot police. The protesters, chanting "Norway out of NATO" and "Weinberger go home," then moved to the U.S. ambassador's residence nearby, where they were again dispersed by police.