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September 27, 1986 | United Press International
President Reagan named longtime broadcast executive Frank Shakespeare to succeed William Wilson as ambassador to the Vatican, the White House announced Friday. Shakespeare, a former CBS television executive, was a campaign aide for former President Richard M. Nixon and headed the U.S. Information Agency from 1969 to 1973. He is currently ambassador to Portugal.
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July 14, 1996 | Patrick Pacheco, Patrick Pacheco is a regular contributor to Calendar from New York
About a year ago, Andre Braugher, who plays Det. Frank Pembleton on NBC's "Homicide: Life on the Street," went to Tom Fontana, the show's executive producer, to express his dissatisfaction with the role. After three seasons on the critically acclaimed police series, which had inched its way to ratings success, the Chicago-born actor had had it with the mercurial and prickly Pembleton.
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June 10, 1989 | From Associated Press
President Bush said Friday that he will nominate Thomas P. Melady, former president of a Catholic university in Connecticut, as U.S. ambassador to the Vatican. Melady, who would succeed Frank Shakespeare, was ambassador to Burundi and Uganda in the Richard M. Nixon Administration.
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June 10, 1989 | From Associated Press
President Bush said Friday that he will nominate Thomas P. Melady, former president of a Catholic university in Connecticut, as U.S. ambassador to the Vatican. Melady, who would succeed Frank Shakespeare, was ambassador to Burundi and Uganda in the Richard M. Nixon Administration.
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January 9, 1987 | DON A. SCHANCHE, Times Staff Writer
Pope John Paul II on Thursday received the credentials of new U.S. Ambassador Frank Shakespeare as the replacement for one of President Reagan's closest friends, William A. Wilson, who was several times rebuked by the State Department for his behavior as the American representative to the Vatican. Wilson resigned last July after it was revealed that he had made an unauthorized visit to Libya to meet with Col. Moammar Kadafi during a time of crisis in U.S.-Libyan relations.
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July 14, 1996 | Patrick Pacheco, Patrick Pacheco is a regular contributor to Calendar from New York
About a year ago, Andre Braugher, who plays Det. Frank Pembleton on NBC's "Homicide: Life on the Street," went to Tom Fontana, the show's executive producer, to express his dissatisfaction with the role. After three seasons on the critically acclaimed police series, which had inched its way to ratings success, the Chicago-born actor had had it with the mercurial and prickly Pembleton.
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July 25, 1985 | United Press International
Frank Shakespeare, former U.S. Information Agency director and current chairman of the Board for International Broadcasting, was nominated to be ambassador to Portugal Wednesday by President Reagan.
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August 2, 1985 | Associated Press
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday approved, on 9-0 votes, the nominations of James G. Dean to be U.S. ambassador to India and Frank W. Shakespeare to be ambassador to Portugal.
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June 9, 1989 | From Times wire service s
President Bush today nominated Thomas P. Melady, former president of a Roman Catholic university in Connecticut, as the new U.S. ambassador to the Vatican. Melady, who would succeed Frank Shakespeare, is a former U.S. Department of Education official who was ambassador to Burundi and Uganda in the Nixon Administration. He was president of Sacred Heart University in Bridgeport, Conn., from 1976 to 1986, and is current president of the Connecticut Public Expenditure Council in Hartford.
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June 9, 1988
The U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican will deliver the commencement address Saturday at Thomas Aquinas College, a private Catholic liberal arts school in Santa Paula. Frank Shakespeare, who is only the second U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, will fly in from Rome to speak to the 30 graduating seniors, the largest graduating class since the school's founding in 1971. "It's quite a wonderful thing," said Aquinas public affairs director Jim Twyman.
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January 9, 1987 | DON A. SCHANCHE, Times Staff Writer
Pope John Paul II on Thursday received the credentials of new U.S. Ambassador Frank Shakespeare as the replacement for one of President Reagan's closest friends, William A. Wilson, who was several times rebuked by the State Department for his behavior as the American representative to the Vatican. Wilson resigned last July after it was revealed that he had made an unauthorized visit to Libya to meet with Col. Moammar Kadafi during a time of crisis in U.S.-Libyan relations.
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September 27, 1986 | United Press International
President Reagan named longtime broadcast executive Frank Shakespeare to succeed William Wilson as ambassador to the Vatican, the White House announced Friday. Shakespeare, a former CBS television executive, was a campaign aide for former President Richard M. Nixon and headed the U.S. Information Agency from 1969 to 1973. He is currently ambassador to Portugal.
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November 28, 1988 | Associated Press
Former President Richard M. Nixon wrote myriad memoranda while in office on subjects ranging from modern art to the quality of French wines served at state dinners, according to a new book. Excerpts from "FROM: The President, Richard Nixon's Secret Files," edited by Bruce Oudes and published by Harper & Row, appear in People magazine's Dec. 5 issue. They show that Nixon peppered his staff and family alike with memos signed "The President" and often referred to himself as "RN."
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