September 6, 1989 |
The ATP Tour Championship, played in New York since 1977 as the Masters, will be held in Frankfurt, West Germany, beginning in 1990 under terms of a three-year agreement announced today. "We had a number of cities interested, but our preference has always been the German market because in tennis they're one of the strongest markets," said Hamilton Jordan, chief executive officer of the ATP Tour.
September 19, 1985 |
Former White House Chief of Staff Hamilton Jordan spent his first full day Wednesday at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md., where he volunteered to undergo experimental cancer treatment. Jordan, who served under President Jimmy Carter, was diagnosed last weekend as having cancer of the lymph system. He checked out of Emory Hospital in Atlanta Monday night and was admitted at the institute Tuesday.
March 15, 1990 |
Mark Miles of Indianapolis, director of corporate relations for Eli Lilly and Co., will replace Hamilton Jordan as chief executive officer of the ATP Tour, the tennis group said today. In a statement, the ATP said Miles, 36, of Indianapolis will replace Jordan "after a period of transition." Jordan will become chairman of the board of the tour. "I am happy and comfortable to be turning over my responsibilities to Mark," Jordan said in the statement.
November 5, 1986
Incumbent Democratic Gov. Joe Frank Harris coasted to a new term, defeating Republican Guy Davis. Davis, a lawyer and former police officer, was unable to raise the money needed to fight Harris' campaign for a second four-year term. Democratic Rep. Wyche Fowler was the projected winner in the Senate race, ousting incumbent Republican Mack Mattingly, Georgia's first Republican senator this century.
July 18, 1992 |
Assessing this week's Democratic National Convention and Ross Perot's withdrawal from the presidential race will occupy many of the network public-affairs shows this weekend. Democratic candidate Bill Clinton will field questions from viewers on the Vision Interfaith Satellite Network at noon Sunday. Perot will guest on "To the Contrary" at 8:30 a.m. Sunday (58).
December 10, 1986 |
Former President Jimmy Carter says President Reagan appears to be trying to hide the facts of the Iranian-Nicaraguan arms connection from the American people. In an interview, Carter said that, when Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III acknowledged that arms had been sold to Iran, all Reagan had to do was call in those who knew the details and tell them "he wanted all the facts, to go to your office and write down everything you were involved with."
August 17, 1989 |
A former White House chief of staff and Jeb Bush, son of President Bush, are part of a group formed to bring an NFL team to Jacksonville, a newspaper reported. "We'll be announcing that an ownership group and/or somebody seeking to bring an NFL franchise to Jacksonville is in place," Dave Clavier, a public relations consultant for the group, told the Florida Times-Union. The younger Bush, who has served as Dade County Republican chairman and Florida secretary of commerce, is a Miami businessman.