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January 7, 1989 | DAVID LAUTER and CATHLEEN DECKER, Times Staff Writers
Former Sen. John Tower "should expect 100% recovery" from colon and rectal surgery, his doctor said Friday. The good prognosis for Tower's recovery keeps his nomination for secretary of defense on track, and aides said that Tower is not planning to request any delay in his confirmation hearings, which are set to begin Jan. 23. Meanwhile, jockeying continued for the remaining two high-level posts in President-elect Bush's Administration. New York Mayor Edward I.
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May 12, 1989 | ANN CONWAY
They blew upper-crust society's minds when they did it last year. And Gaye and Art Birtcher are going to do it again on May 27--allow party-going underwriters of Opera Pacific to explore just about every nook and cranny of their 17th-Century style Chateau Tranquille in San Juan Capistrano. There will be none of those keep-off-the-marble plastic runners on the floors. And no "Keep Out" ropes barring entrance to salons containing such treasures as 4th-Century BC urns and a bed built to imitate the slumbering place of Diane de Poitiers, mistress of Henry II (the bed pillows are covered with priests' vestments discovered at the Paris flea market)
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January 12, 1991 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
U.S. military bases, government agencies, commercial airlines and other businesses with operations abroad have begun tightening security to protect themselves from a feared outburst of terrorist attacks if hostilities erupt in the Persian Gulf. While authorities are reluctant to provide details because any disclosures could compromise the steps they are taking, they acknowledged that anxiety about possible terrorist activity is rapidly mounting as the prospects of war appear to increase.
OPINION
November 11, 1990 | Christopher Andrew and Oleg Gordievsky, Christopher Andrew is a Cambridge University historian; Col. Oleg Gordievsky was the KGB head of station in London before his defection to England in 1985
The most serious moment of East-West tension since President Ronald Reagan's election followed the shooting down in the Sea of Japan during the early hours of Sept. 1, 1983, of a Korean airliner, KAL 007, en route from Anchorage, Alaska, to Seoul, which had blundered badly off course over Soviet air space. A Japanese station at Misawa, 360 miles north of Tokyo, listened as the pilot of a Soviet interceptor aircraft fired two missiles, then announced at 3:26 a.m.
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