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January 22, 1985
An elderly plumber who shot and killed a knife-wielding teen-ager, one of two assailants, during an apparent robbery attempt in Chicago surrendered to police and was released as soon as authorities decided not to file charges against him. "I'm sorry for what happened," Harold Brown, 68, said as he left police headquarters. "I still feel afraid." The shooting occurred Thursday night as Brown was carrying two bags of groceries home, and police implored him to turn himself in for questioning.
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May 27, 1998
Harold C. Brown, 90, whose appointment to the state Court of Appeal by his brother generated accusations of conflict of interest. A respected lawyer as well as member of the Brown political clan, Harold C. Brown abandoned attempts to win a federal judicial appointment in 1961 to campaign for his brother, Gov. Edmund G. "Pat" Brown. On Sept. 13, 1964, Democratic Gov. Brown appointed him to the San Francisco Municipal Court, joking that the act required soul-searching as Harold was a Republican.
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April 28, 1985
Harold Brown, former secretary of defense and former president of Caltech in Pasadena, has been appointed to the institute's board of Trustees. Brown, who served as defense secretary under former President Jimmy Carter, also is chairman of Johns Hopkins Univeristy's Foreign Policy Institute. Also named to the Caltech board was Harry Conger, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Homestake Mining Co. of San Francisco.
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January 30, 1988 | JOHN M. BRODER and RUDY ABRAMSON, Times Staff Writers
The Senate should ratify the proposed medium-range missile treaty to reassure skittish allies in Europe that the United States is a reliable partner and to keep the Soviets at the negotiating table for a broader agreement on long-range weapons, former Secretary of Defense Harold Brown testified Friday. However, retired Gen. Bernard W.
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January 30, 1988 | JOHN M. BRODER and RUDY ABRAMSON, Times Staff Writers
The Senate should ratify the proposed medium-range missile treaty to reassure skittish allies in Europe that the United States is a reliable partner and to keep the Soviets at the negotiating table for a broader agreement on long-range weapons, former Secretary of Defense Harold Brown testified Friday. However, retired Gen. Bernard W.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 27, 1998
Harold C. Brown, 90, whose appointment to the state Court of Appeal by his brother generated accusations of conflict of interest. A respected lawyer as well as member of the Brown political clan, Harold C. Brown abandoned attempts to win a federal judicial appointment in 1961 to campaign for his brother, Gov. Edmund G. "Pat" Brown. On Sept. 13, 1964, Democratic Gov. Brown appointed him to the San Francisco Municipal Court, joking that the act required soul-searching as Harold was a Republican.
NEWS
April 25, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
A long-serving butler to Princess Diana was charged with pilfering items from her estate after her death--including a gem-studded model of an Arab sailing ship that was a wedding gift. London's Metropolitan Police charged Harold Brown, 48, with four counts of theft. The allegedly stolen goods include jewelry and $1,700, as well as the ship model, which British media reports have valued at as much as $1.4 million.
NEWS
April 11, 1986
Two brothers convicted of kidnaping 26 schoolchildren and their bus driver claim that they have been denied parole unfairly because of the bizarre nature of the crime. James and Richard Schoenfeld argued in a legal brief that the California Board of Prison Terms has ignored good conduct reports from prison and a letter recommending release from the judge who presided over their trial.
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March 2, 1996 | Baltimore Sun
Burdened by a bloated and expensive work force, the National Security Agency and other U.S. intelligence services must make deeper cuts in personnel and invest in new technology or their mission could be "seriously jeopardized," a federal commission said Friday. NSA, which eavesdrops on foreign communications; the CIA and the Defense Intelligence Agency have been ordered by Congress to reduce their civilian personnel 24% by the year 2001.
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January 15, 1990 | From Associated Press
Eight former high government officials asked President Bush today to write to Nelson Mandela, the jailed South African black freedom leader whom American officials are not permitted to see, as a step toward nudging both sides in South Africa toward negotiations. For Bush to contact Mandela "could well contribute to his release and return to political life," the ex-officials said. Their call for a U.S.
NEWS
April 28, 1985
Harold Brown, former secretary of defense and former president of Caltech in Pasadena, has been appointed to the institute's board of Trustees. Brown, who served as defense secretary under former President Jimmy Carter, also is chairman of Johns Hopkins Univeristy's Foreign Policy Institute. Also named to the Caltech board was Harry Conger, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Homestake Mining Co. of San Francisco.
NEWS
January 22, 1985
An elderly plumber who shot and killed a knife-wielding teen-ager, one of two assailants, during an apparent robbery attempt in Chicago surrendered to police and was released as soon as authorities decided not to file charges against him. "I'm sorry for what happened," Harold Brown, 68, said as he left police headquarters. "I still feel afraid." The shooting occurred Thursday night as Brown was carrying two bags of groceries home, and police implored him to turn himself in for questioning.
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August 1, 1988 | United Press International
Several former secretaries of state and defense from one Republican and three Democratic administrations Sunday cautioned George Bush and Michael S. Dukakis to keep their foreign policy rhetoric toned down to avoid post-election problems. "Some political promises which bring success in the election may produce failure in office," said a report from a panel headed by three past secretaries of state--Dean Rusk, Cyrus R. Vance and William P. Rogers.
NEWS
September 7, 1988
Trombonist Lawrence Brown, a stylist familiar to most jazz fans for his lengthy tenure with the Duke Ellington orchestra, died Monday at his home in Los Angeles. His brother, Harold Brown, said the retired recording agent for the American Federation of Musicians in Hollywood was 81 and had recently suffered a stroke.
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