October 21, 1987 |
Former White House secretary Fawn Hall, who shredded reams of documents about the Iran- contra scandal, was given a $10 ticket for eating a banana in a subway station, a Metro spokesman said today. The spokesman said Hall was eating the banana on the platform of the Metro Center station--the city's busiest--just before noon Tuesday and refused to stop. Eating in subway stations is illegal. Hall says she will appeal the fine.
April 9, 1988 |
Fawn Hall, who made her television debut testifying about former boss Oliver L. North before a Senate committee investigating the Iran-Contra affair, will be co-host of a network special that producers hope is an upscale version of "The Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous." Hall was chosen "because she is very spontaneous and has a presence that is indicative she can handle this kind of assignment with zest and energy," Gary Pudney, a ABC television vice president for specials, said Friday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 21, 1989 |
Secretaries are rarely considered big draws for fund-raisers. But state Republican Chairman Frank Visco knows that Fawn Hall is no ordinary secretary. That's why he invited the former secretary to Lt. Col. Oliver L. North to a fund-raiser Saturday for a homeless shelter at the edge of the Mojave Desert. "Most people have the wrong impression of her. She is a caring person . . . the type of person who will be of benefit to this country in the long run," said Visco, a Lancaster businessman.
May 19, 1988 |
It is a strange world. One year you talk to senators in Washington about the Iran-Contra affair. Next year, you're at a cow-dung hut in Kenya, talking to a European heiress wed to a Masai warrior. For Fawn Hall, that is what life in Washington has led to. Her fame as the attractive, feisty former secretary to Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North has gotten her a major talent agent and all manner of offers, including TV anchoring.
April 4, 1990 |
Fawn Hall, introduced to America's television viewers during the Iran-Contra affair, will be taking some viewers to the beach this spring. Hall, who was Oliver L. North's secretary when he was an aide at the National Security Council, was in Pittsburgh on Tuesday doing pre-production work for KDKA-TV's "Evening Magazine" program. Hall's assignment is to report on three beach resorts favored by Pittsburgh vacationers. The segments, featuring Ocean City, Md., Myrtle Beach, S.C.
June 10, 1987 |
Security clearances held by Fawn Hall, the former secretary to Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, are under review and she has not handled classified information since leaving the White House, the Navy said Tuesday. Hall returned to the Pentagon to work for the Navy after the Iran- contra story broke last November and North was fired from his position on the National Security Council staff by President Reagan.