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September 21, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Syndicated columnist Jack Anderson was hit on the head with a pipe and robbed of about $100 by a mugger in a alley just moments after he left his office, a spokeswoman said today. Opal Ginn said Anderson, 67, left his office at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday and headed down the alley to get to his car when a man in his 20s approached him, said "Good afternoon, sir," then hit him on the back of the head. The man then demanded all his money.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 2008 | Christian Berthelsen, Christine Hanley and Stuart Pfeifer, Times Staff Writers
Orange County Acting Sheriff Jack Anderson suspended five employees Tuesday and called for an FBI investigation after the release of grand jury transcripts that showed Theo Lacy jail guards relying on inmates to enforce order while they watched TV, slept, played video games and engaged in cellphone text chats.
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NEWS
September 22, 1990 | Associated Press
Syndicated columnist Jack Anderson said Friday that he was robbed of a small amount of cash after being hit on the head by an assailant carrying a pipe. Anderson, who has written about Washington politics for the last 43 years, said the attack occurred Thursday afternoon outside his office about eight blocks north of the White House. The assailant took an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing on foot.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 28, 2008 | Stuart Pfeifer, Times Staff Writer
The acting sheriff of Orange County has gotten off to a rocky start in his relationship with the union that represents the county's sheriff's deputies. Three weeks after the union disclosed that its members didn't support Jack Anderson's effort to become sheriff, it has challenged his proposal to pull deputies from county jails and replace them with lower-paid correctional officers. The Assn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 18, 2005 | Patricia Sullivan, The Washington Post
Jack N. Anderson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who for years was America's most widely read newspaper columnist, died Saturday. He was 83. Anderson died at his home in Bethesda, Md., of Parkinson's disease. A crusader in the mold of muckrakers from a century ago, unbound by contemporary notions of objectivity, Anderson was highly successful during the 1950s and '60s, when few reporters actively sought to uncover government wrongdoing.
BUSINESS
June 24, 1988 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, Times Staff Writer
Newspaper columnist Jack Anderson's name has been added to the cast of characters involved in controversial business dealings between Northrop Corp. and the late South Korean political operative Chong Kyu Park. According to allegations in a civil lawsuit, Anderson personally negotiated a deal with Park in 1984 in which members of his family were to jointly develop a Korean factory with Park.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 16, 2008 | Christian Berthelsen and Stuart Pfeifer, Times Staff Writers
Orange County supervisors accepted outgoing Sheriff Michael S. Carona's hand-picked successor as the new acting head of the law enforcement agency on Tuesday, setting aside concerns that the appointment was improper and that political calculations played a role in the selection.
NEWS
June 13, 1991 | From Associated Press
In their first face-to-face meeting, G. Gordon Liddy, mastermind of the bungled Watergate burglary, told columnist Jack Anderson that the President's men vetoed plans to silence the newsman. "The rationale was to come up with a method of silencing you through killing you," Liddy tells Anderson on "Real Story Update," a news show to be shown tonight on cable TV's CNBC.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 11, 1985 | DAVID CROOK, Times Staff Writer
The CIA made a "crude attempt" to intimidate Jack Anderson into revealing confidential sources for a story about agency drug smuggling, the syndicated columnist told The Times Thursday. The Central Intelligence Agency denies that it tried to intimidate Anderson. Patti Volz, an agency spokeswoman, said that a Dec.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 23, 2008 | Christine Hanley and Stuart Pfeifer, Times Staff Writers
The state attorney general is reviewing whether interim Orange County Sheriff Jack Anderson broke the law by appearing in uniform while trying to dissuade the San Clemente City Council from endorsing a former sheriff's lieutenant as a replacement for indicted Sheriff Michael S. Carona, who later resigned. During a council meeting in November, shortly after Carona was indicted on corruption charges, Anderson, then an assistant sheriff, told the council members that Lt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 16, 2008 | Christian Berthelsen and Stuart Pfeifer, Times Staff Writers
Orange County supervisors accepted outgoing Sheriff Michael S. Carona's hand-picked successor as the new acting head of the law enforcement agency on Tuesday, setting aside concerns that the appointment was improper and that political calculations played a role in the selection.
NATIONAL
April 19, 2006 | Nick Timiraos, Times Staff Writer
Jack Anderson turned up plenty of government secrets during his half-century career as an investigative reporter, and his family had hoped to make his papers available to the public after his death in December -- but the government wants to see, and possibly confiscate, them first. The FBI believes that the columnist's files may contain national security secrets, including documents that would aid in the prosecution of two former lobbyists for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 18, 2005 | Patricia Sullivan, The Washington Post
Jack N. Anderson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who for years was America's most widely read newspaper columnist, died Saturday. He was 83. Anderson died at his home in Bethesda, Md., of Parkinson's disease. A crusader in the mold of muckrakers from a century ago, unbound by contemporary notions of objectivity, Anderson was highly successful during the 1950s and '60s, when few reporters actively sought to uncover government wrongdoing.
BOOKS
March 22, 1998 | IRENE OPPENHEIM, Irene Oppenheim is an adjunct professor of humanities at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College and a frequent contributor to the literary quarterly Threepenny Review
In Robert Tracy's oral history "Goddess: Martha Graham's Dancers Remember," dancer Matt Turney describes performing in the Graham work "Errand into the Maze": "[T]he rhythm of your heart--it's racing. You exhale and stabilize. Each moment so attenuated there is time enough to notice everything: the cough in the front row, the stagehand in the wings, and time enough to calculate and take a chance, defy gravity, precede the beat into the air, delay the landing. Time is not inevitable.
BUSINESS
June 16, 1995 | BARBARA MARSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a management shuffle, FHP International Corp. on Thursday named Jack R. Anderson, an outside director, as its board chairman, succeeding Dr. Robert Gumbiner, the founder. Westcott W. Price III, 56, remains vice chairman and chief executive of the stagnant health maintenance company. Stock analysts expect that Anderson, 70, will push for cost cuts and the sale of certain FHP operations, or possibly seek a buyer for the entire company.
NEWS
June 26, 1989 | From Times staff and wire service reports
Congressional journalists today reprimanded newspaper columnist Jack Anderson for carrying a handgun into the Capitol in violation of security rules. Anderson pulled the handgun and a bullet from his pocket during an interview with Senate Republican leader Bob Dole of Kansas on May 24. Anderson told Dole he wanted to show the ease with which plastic guns can be brought into government buildings. The weapon was a plastic gun containing metal parts in the barrel, spring and firing mechanism.
NEWS
June 27, 1989 | SHIRLEY MARLOW
A committee of journalists fired off a reprimand to columnist Jack Anderson for his "role in bringing a gun into the Capitol" but did not revoke his press credentials. He rejected the reprimand. "We believe that you abused your privilege as a credentialed member of the daily press gallery, and needlessly jeopardized the relationship reporters have with the Capitol police," Jeffrey Birnbaum, of the Wall Street Journal, wrote in a letter to Anderson. Birnbaum is on the five-member Standing Committee of Correspondents, which was created by Congress to decide who should work in and to allocate space in the press galleries.
NEWS
June 13, 1991 | From Associated Press
In their first face-to-face meeting, G. Gordon Liddy, mastermind of the bungled Watergate burglary, told columnist Jack Anderson that the President's men vetoed plans to silence the newsman. "The rationale was to come up with a method of silencing you through killing you," Liddy tells Anderson on "Real Story Update," a news show to be shown tonight on cable TV's CNBC.
NEWS
September 22, 1990 | Associated Press
Syndicated columnist Jack Anderson said Friday that he was robbed of a small amount of cash after being hit on the head by an assailant carrying a pipe. Anderson, who has written about Washington politics for the last 43 years, said the attack occurred Thursday afternoon outside his office about eight blocks north of the White House. The assailant took an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing on foot.
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