September 12, 1988 |
George Bush's handpicked representative to the Republican National Committee resigned Sunday as the committee's deputy director after the disclosure that as an aide in the Richard M. Nixon White House, he had gathered figures on the number of Jews in the upper levels of a government agency as part of an investigation of a "Jewish cabal." After a day of meetings, the Bush presidential campaign announced that the official, Frederic V.
February 10, 1992 |
At headquarters, the political heavies are sniping. Out on the campaign trail, field workers complain they are not seeing enough of the candidate. And the candidate himself, when he does take to the stump, gets such shortsighted help from the staff that he goes into a routine visit to a grocers' convention and comes out portrayed as a man amazed at the electronic wonders of an ordinary supermarket.
June 19, 1990 |
Northwest Airlines today named Frederick B. Rentschler president and chief executive officer and a director. Frederic V. Malek, formerly Northwest president, becomes vice chairman. Rentschler, president and chief executive officer at Beatrice Co., will manage the operations of Northwest, America's fourth largest airline. He has held chief executive positions for 16 years, including the top post at Beatrice for the last three years. Earlier, he was president and chief executive of Beatrice's U.S.
April 20, 1989 |
A group composed of employees of the Coldwell Banker Commercial Group and several outside investors announced today in Los Angeles that they have signed a final agreement to purchase the group from Sears, Roebuck & Co. The price tag on the deal is approximately $300 million. A statement issued with the announcement said the present management and operating philosophy of the group will be continued. James J. Didion led employees in the purchase negotiations, while Frederic V. Malek and the Carlyle Group of Washington, D.C., led the outside investors.
September 14, 1988 |
A sixth member of an ethnic coalition supporting Republican George Bush's presidential candidacy resigned Tuesday as President Reagan declared that "there isn't one iota of discrimination" among the group's members. Bush campaign spokesman Mark Goodin said the resignation of Radi Slavoff as national co-chairman of Bulgarians for Bush had been accepted.
October 16, 1994 |
George Bush concluded that Dan Quayle was hurting his bid to be reelected President but refused to force him off the ticket, according to a new book excerpted in Newsweek. The book, "Quest for the Presidency 1992," includes quotes from unidentified sources who discuss what Bush said and thought during the campaign. "Quayle had become the mouthpiece for the party's farther right," Bush thought, and pressure was heavy to push him out, according to excerpts in the Oct. 24 issue.