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December 17, 1989 | John H. Taylor, Taylor is former President Nixon's chief aide. and
After half a lifetime spent doing things he assumed no one would ever know about, former CIA agent Felix Rodriguez is best known for two things he says he never did. As recently as last spring, during the confirmation hearings of his friend and ambassador-designate Donald Gregg, Rodriguez was accused of briefing then-Vice President George Bush on Oliver North's covert resupply effort for the Nicaraguan Contras--accusations the author and Bush deny. He also was accused by sources close to Sen.
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January 4, 2005
The 2005 salaries for projected players on the New York Yankees. Figures were obtained by Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and prorated shares of signing bonuses and other guaranteed income.
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October 5, 2003 | Juan C. Rodriguez, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The replay ran multiple times from multiple angles on the Pro Player Stadium Jumbotron. Here were the Florida Marlins, frolicking about in real time after eliminating the San Francisco Giants on Saturday, and the largest crowd to attend a division series game couldn't take its collective eyes off the massive screens. With each clip of J.T. Snow plowing through Ivan Rodriguez at the plate, 65,494 unbelieving spectators responded with louder awe, as if every viewing were the first.
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May 14, 1995 | BOB NIGHTENGALE
The Dodgers have had some fascinating player discoveries, but there are few stories more compelling than that of reliever Felix Rodriguez, who made his major league debut Saturday night, pitching one-third of an inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. Rodriguez, 22, was raised on a sugar cane plantation in the remote town of Montecristi, Dominican Republic, without electricity or running water. Now he's in the big leagues, called up Friday.
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October 16, 1986 | DOYLE McMANUS and WILLIAM R. LONG, Times Staff Writers
It was April 17, 1961. Felix Rodriguez, a 19-year-old Cuban-American, had been secretly inside Fidel Castro's Cuba for two months, waiting for a signal from the CIA that the Bay of Pigs invasion had begun. Rodriguez had explosive charges primed and in place, ready t1864393324were standing by to cut telephone lines and foment disorder. The invasion began at dawn.
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May 15, 1987 | Associated Press
A review of Vice President George Bush's office records turned up a previously undisclosed meeting between a Bush aide and Felix Rodriguez, a one-time CIA operative involved in the private support network for the Nicaraguan contras, it was announced Thursday night. A statement from the vice president's office said that Samuel J.
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September 9, 1987 | KAREN TUMULTY and SARA FRITZ, Times Staff Writers
Almost seven months before the Iran- contra affair became public, Vice President George Bush met with a retired CIA agent with "resupply of the contras" on the agenda, according to a copy of Bush's schedule released Tuesday by the congressional investigating committees. But--although the topic was scheduled for the May 1, 1986, White House meeting--Bush's foreign policy adviser, Donald P.
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August 5, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former CIA operative who coordinated arms shipments to the Nicaraguan Contras testified Tuesday that he changed his mind about leaving Central America after a 1986 meeting in the office of then-Vice President George Bush. The testimony by CIA operative Felix Rodriguez, which came at the perjury and obstruction trial of former CIA spy chief Clair E. George, did not implicate Bush because Rodriguez said the secret 1986 efforts to supply the Contras were not discussed in Bush's presence.
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May 29, 1987 | From Times Staff Writers
Following are excerpts from testimony Thursday before the congressional committees that are investigating the Iran-contra affair: (Sen. George J. Mitchell (D-Me.) questioned retired CIA agent Felix Rodriguez about meetings in Washington with Donald P. Gregg, the national security adviser to Vice President George Bush.
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May 14, 1995 | BOB NIGHTENGALE
The Dodgers have had some fascinating player discoveries, but there are few stories more compelling than that of reliever Felix Rodriguez, who made his major league debut Saturday night, pitching one-third of an inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. Rodriguez, 22, was raised on a sugar cane plantation in the remote town of Montecristi, Dominican Republic, without electricity or running water. Now he's in the big leagues, called up Friday.
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August 5, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former CIA operative who coordinated arms shipments to the Nicaraguan Contras testified Tuesday that he changed his mind about leaving Central America after a 1986 meeting in the office of then-Vice President George Bush. The testimony by CIA operative Felix Rodriguez, which came at the perjury and obstruction trial of former CIA spy chief Clair E. George, did not implicate Bush because Rodriguez said the secret 1986 efforts to supply the Contras were not discussed in Bush's presence.
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October 22, 1990
Felix Pita Rodriguez, 81, a Cuban poet and political exile who returned home after the Castro revolution. Long active in the Communist Party, Rodriguez, along with Pablo Neruda, was one of the founders of the Ibero-American Anti-Fascist Committee in Madrid and Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War. He lived abroad as a student, writer and exile for many years in Venezuela, Mexico, France, Belgium, Italy, Spain and Morocco, returning to Cuba in 1960, a year after Fidel Castro took power.
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December 17, 1989 | John H. Taylor, Taylor is former President Nixon's chief aide. and
After half a lifetime spent doing things he assumed no one would ever know about, former CIA agent Felix Rodriguez is best known for two things he says he never did. As recently as last spring, during the confirmation hearings of his friend and ambassador-designate Donald Gregg, Rodriguez was accused of briefing then-Vice President George Bush on Oliver North's covert resupply effort for the Nicaraguan Contras--accusations the author and Bush deny. He also was accused by sources close to Sen.
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May 1, 1988 | DOYLE McMANUS, Times Staff Writer
Despite continuing denials by Vice President George Bush and his staff, there is increasing evidence that two of Bush's most senior foreign policy aides knew at the time about Oliver L. North's secret operations in Central America in 1985 and 1986--operations designed to circumvent a legal ban on U.S. military aid to the Nicaraguan rebels. The two members of the vice president's staff--Donald P. Gregg, head of a four-man foreign policy staff, and Col. Samuel J.
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September 9, 1987 | KAREN TUMULTY and SARA FRITZ, Times Staff Writers
Almost seven months before the Iran- contra affair became public, Vice President George Bush met with a retired CIA agent with "resupply of the contras" on the agenda, according to a copy of Bush's schedule released Tuesday by the congressional investigating committees. But--although the topic was scheduled for the May 1, 1986, White House meeting--Bush's foreign policy adviser, Donald P.
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October 5, 2003 | Juan C. Rodriguez, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The replay ran multiple times from multiple angles on the Pro Player Stadium Jumbotron. Here were the Florida Marlins, frolicking about in real time after eliminating the San Francisco Giants on Saturday, and the largest crowd to attend a division series game couldn't take its collective eyes off the massive screens. With each clip of J.T. Snow plowing through Ivan Rodriguez at the plate, 65,494 unbelieving spectators responded with louder awe, as if every viewing were the first.
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May 29, 1987 | From Times Staff Writers
Following are excerpts from testimony Thursday before the congressional committees that are investigating the Iran-contra affair: (Sen. George J. Mitchell (D-Me.) questioned retired CIA agent Felix Rodriguez about meetings in Washington with Donald P. Gregg, the national security adviser to Vice President George Bush.
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