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August 1, 1989 | GREGORY CROUCH, Times Staff Writer
On Wednesday, Gen. David C. Jones will fly to Chicago on an important fact-finding mission. The former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has traveled to the Soviet Union for arms talks, accompanied a presidential adviser to Saudia Arabia to campaign for a Middle East peace treaty and served as a member of a task force trying to ensure free elections in Panama. Jones' trip Wednesday is of a slightly different nature--his assignment is to remove National Education Corp.'
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November 29, 1990 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two former chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff criticized President Bush's decision to deploy more troops to the Persian Gulf and told a congressional hearing Wednesday that the United States should not take military action against Iraq until economic sanctions have been given more time to work.
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August 1, 1989 | GREGORY CROUCH, Times Staff Writer
On Wednesday, Gen. David C. Jones will fly to Chicago on an important fact-finding mission. The former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has traveled to the Soviet Union for arms talks, accompanied a presidential adviser to Saudi Arabia to campaign for a Middle East peace treaty and served as a member of a task force trying to ensure free elections in Panama. Jones' trip Wednesday is of a slightly different nature--his assignment is to remove National Education Corp.'
BUSINESS
August 1, 1989 | GREGORY CROUCH, Times Staff Writer
On Wednesday, Gen. David C. Jones will fly to Chicago on an important fact-finding mission. The former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has traveled to the Soviet Union for arms talks, accompanied a presidential adviser to Saudi Arabia to campaign for a Middle East peace treaty and served as a member of a task force trying to ensure free elections in Panama. Jones' trip Wednesday is of a slightly different nature--his assignment is to remove National Education Corp.'
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November 29, 1990 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two former chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff criticized President Bush's decision to deploy more troops to the Persian Gulf and told a congressional hearing Wednesday that the United States should not take military action against Iraq until economic sanctions have been given more time to work.
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December 28, 1985 | United Press International
A Christmas Day fire destroyed about 8,000 78 rpm records dating to 1940, their owner said Friday. David C. Jones, 72, a former radio station owner, said he had been planning to move to another location. "It made me lose my faith in Santa Claus," he said. The cause of the fire was under investigation.
BUSINESS
August 12, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
McDonnell to Make Changes in Salaried Savings Plan: McDonnell Douglas Corp. said it will convert the matching contribution portion of its salaried savings plan to a leveraged Employee Stock Ownership Plan. The leveraged ESOP will permit McDonnell Douglas to fund its matching contributions in advance, the company said. The ESOP will borrow up to $50 million to acquire McDonnell Douglas common stock in the open market. Analyst David C. Jones of Pauli & Co.
BUSINESS
July 27, 1989 | GREGORY CROUCH
Just a week after it dismissed Chief Executive H. David Bright, National Education Corp. has announced that former President Jerome W. Cwiertnia is returning to his old job and assuming the position of chief operating officer. NEC Chairman David C. Jones named Cwiertnia, 48, acting president and chief operating officer and indicated the appointments will become permanent at the company's next board meeting. National Education in Irvine is the nation's largest vocational training company.
BUSINESS
December 12, 1990 | From Associated Press
Drug prices are being driven up by pharmaceutical companies that spend millions of dollars promoting their products to physicians with everything from lavish gifts to frequent-flier miles, witnesses told a Senate committee Tuesday. "Drug companies have institutionalized deception," David C. Jones, a former public relations official for Ciba-Geigy Corp. and Abbott Laboratories, told the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee.
BUSINESS
April 21, 1990 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
National Educational Corp. on Friday reported a net loss of $8.4 million because of costs related to the continuing reorganization of its troubled Applied Learning International subsidiary. The loss on revenue of $85.4 million for the three months ended March 31 compares with net earnings of $7 million on revenue of $99.5 million in 1989. The company, which provides vocational education and training services, also announced that J.W.
BUSINESS
August 1, 1989 | GREGORY CROUCH, Times Staff Writer
On Wednesday, Gen. David C. Jones will fly to Chicago on an important fact-finding mission. The former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has traveled to the Soviet Union for arms talks, accompanied a presidential adviser to Saudia Arabia to campaign for a Middle East peace treaty and served as a member of a task force trying to ensure free elections in Panama. Jones' trip Wednesday is of a slightly different nature--his assignment is to remove National Education Corp.'
BUSINESS
July 20, 1989 | GREGORY CROUCH
In a management shake-up just two days after it reported an unexpected $1.5-million second-quarter loss, National Education Corp. announced that a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been named to replace longtime top executive H. David Bright as chairman. Gen. David C.
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October 6, 1989 | JONATHAN WEBER, Times Staff Writer
National Education Corp., the troubled Irvine-based vocational education company, said Thursday that it expects to report a third-quarter loss of about $6 million and that it is having difficulty obtaining necessary financing. The company attributed the impending loss to "disappointing results" at its Applied Learning subsidiary, which was formed by merging several acquired companies and was supposed to lead the company's charge into the corporate education arena.
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