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December 21, 1988 | DOYLE McMANUS and SARA FRITZ, Times Staff Writers
Secretary of State-designate James A. Baker III has told senators that he is considering a delay in requesting military aid to Nicaragua's Contras so that he can first launch a diplomatic initiative in Central America, congressional sources said Tuesday.
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December 25, 1989 | ROBERT C. TOTH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The United States would not object to Soviet or other Warsaw Pact military intervention in Romania to help save the revolution that ousted dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, Secretary of State James A. Baker III said Sunday. His comments followed a similar green light from France and the Netherlands. French Foreign Minister Roland Dumas said the Soviets were told that "if they thought it useful to intervene, France would support them."
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September 15, 1987 | TOM REDBURN, Times Staff Writer
Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III Monday attacked several features of the trade bill that congressional negotiators will take up later this month, but the Reagan Administration is still struggling to find the best strategy for bargaining with Congress over the far-reaching legislation.
NEWS
December 21, 1988 | DOYLE McMANUS and SARA FRITZ, Times Staff Writers
Secretary of State-designate James A. Baker III has told senators that he is considering a delay in requesting military aid to Nicaragua's Contras so that he can first launch a diplomatic initiative in Central America, congressional sources said Tuesday.
NEWS
December 25, 1989 | ROBERT C. TOTH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The United States would not object to Soviet or other Warsaw Pact military intervention in Romania to help save the revolution that ousted dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, Secretary of State James A. Baker III said Sunday. His comments followed a similar green light from France and the Netherlands. French Foreign Minister Roland Dumas said the Soviets were told that "if they thought it useful to intervene, France would support them."
NATIONAL
September 12, 2001 | Matea Gold and Maggie Farley, Los Angeles Times Staff Writers
In the worst terrorist attack ever against the United States, hijackers struck at the preeminent symbols of the nation's wealth and might Tuesday, flying airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and killing or injuring thousands of people. As a horrified nation watched on television, the twin towers of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan collapsed into flaming rubble after two Boeing 767s rammed their upper stories. A third airliner, a Boeing 757, flattened one of the Pentagon's five sides.
NEWS
January 25, 1985 | Associated Press
The Senate will vote Tuesday on the nomination of James A. Baker III for Treasury secretary, Majority Leader Robert J. Dole said Thursday.
OPINION
January 23, 2011 | By Jacob Heilbrunn
A Ronald Reagan boomlet is sweeping the nation, thanks in no small part to an army of conservative admirers who have never missed a chance to buff his image ? and then use it for their own ends. Nothing looms larger for Reagan worshippers than the centennial of his birthday on Feb. 6. FOR THE RECORD: Reagan: A Jan. 23 Op-Ed on Ronald Reagan said that he signed the START I nuclear arms treaty. Reagan proposed the treaty; President George H.W. Bush signed it. ? Fittingly, Californians were first off the mark to celebrate their local hero: On Jan. 1, the Reagan Presidential Foundation and Jelly Belly, the jelly bean company that filled candy dishes at the Reagan White House, sponsored the first-ever Rose Parade float memorializing a president.
NEWS
July 20, 1985 | United Press International
President Reagan has designated Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III to head the U.S. delegation to the inauguration of Peruvian President-elect Alan Garcia on July 28, the White House said Friday.
BUSINESS
September 16, 1997
Two former Republican Treasury secretaries, James A. Baker III and Nicholas F. Brady, have endorsed a bill to create a special outside board to oversee the Internal Revenue Service, putting them sharply at odds with the current Treasury Department.
NEWS
September 15, 1987 | TOM REDBURN, Times Staff Writer
Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III Monday attacked several features of the trade bill that congressional negotiators will take up later this month, but the Reagan Administration is still struggling to find the best strategy for bargaining with Congress over the far-reaching legislation.
NEWS
March 23, 1989 | Associated Press
Secretary of State James A. Baker III has selected Raymond G. H. Seitz, a career Foreign Service officer now in London, to head the Bureau of European and Canadian Affairs at the State Department, officials said.
NEWS
September 8, 1986 | From Reuters
Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III and Japanese Finance Minister Kiichi Miyazawa met for about three hours Saturday in San Francisco, a Treasury spokesman said Sunday. No details of the talks were released.
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