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June 25, 1988 | Associated Press
Authorities investigating allegations of fraud in the Pentagon's weapons-buying contracts have videotapes of consultants allegedly bribing Pentagon officials, NBC News reported Friday, the same day a Senate committee considered suspending payments to contractors under investigation. The officials in the videotapes are Victor Cohen, a deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force, and James E.
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September 23, 2007 | Charles Rappleye, Charles Rappleye is the author of "Sons of Providence: The Brown Brothers, the Slave Trade, and the American Revolution."
It's hard to ignore the glaring and suggestive connections between the two great rebellions that closed the 18th century and ushered in the modern era: our own Revolution, which severed our bond with imperial Britain and installed a democracy in its place; and the French Revolution, which signaled, though it did not achieve, the end of monarchy as a viable mode of government.
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June 15, 1988 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and RALPH VARTABEDIAN, Times Staff Writers
The FBI, investigating major fraud and bribery allegations involving large defense contractors across the country and at least two top military officials, seized records Tuesday at offices in the Pentagon and at the plants of several defense firms, including some in California. Search warrants were executed as part of "a two-year nationwide investigation regarding possible widespread fraudulent activity within the Department of Defense's contracting process," FBI officials said.
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December 11, 2005 | From the Associated Press
For an instant, LeBron James again sees life through the frightened eyes of a fatherless 8-year-old boy. Sitting in the basement conference room of Antioch Baptist Church, James has just finished handing out Thanksgiving groceries to families as needy as his own once was. A few weeks shy of his 21st birthday, the Cavaliers' superstar is allowing a rare glimpse into his well-guarded privacy during an exclusive interview with the Associated Press.
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June 21, 1988 | WILLIAM C. REMPEL and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
A former Pentagon investigator who alerted Congress to "systemwide" procurement fraud problems three years ago said Monday that abuse was so extensive that sensitive military documents were treated "like a Sears & Roebuck catalogue" and profits gained by trading classified information made "drug money look like a drop in the bucket." Robert L.
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July 15, 1988 | ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writer
James E. Gaines, a high-ranking Navy official named in the massive Pentagon fraud case, is suspected of passing secret information about a highly sensitive anti-submarine warfare project to his former boss, Melvyn R. Paisley, after Paisley left the Navy Department to become a private defense consultant, The Times has learned. Federal agents sought documents related to the project, managed by the Boeing Co.
NEWS
June 30, 1988 | JOHN M. BRODER, Times Staff Writer
Operation Ill Wind blew like a hurricane through the homes and offices of Pentagon and defense industry officials over the past two weeks as FBI agents began seizing evidence of what they believe is massive corruption in the $150-billion-a-year Defense Department weapons-buying system. And the investigation is rapidly accumulating a cast of characters almost as vast and varied as the mountains of documents swept up by the FBI.
SPORTS
November 21, 1992 | TIM DERMODY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
To see what a little teamwork can do, Peninsula High tailback James Durroh suggests examining the particulars of his team's 20-14 Southern Section Division III victory over Ventura on Friday night. The record shows the host Panthers rushing for 359 yards and gaining 14 first downs. According to Durroh, numbers such as those prove that everybody was doing their job. "There was not one missed blocking assignment the whole night," said Durroh, who carried 30 times for 251 yards and two touchdowns.
BUSINESS
December 4, 1991 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Another former high-ranking Navy official was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday on charges that he passed procurement secrets to defense consultants in exchange for gifts. In an investigation widely known as Operation Ill Wind, James E.
BOOKS
September 23, 2007 | Charles Rappleye, Charles Rappleye is the author of "Sons of Providence: The Brown Brothers, the Slave Trade, and the American Revolution."
It's hard to ignore the glaring and suggestive connections between the two great rebellions that closed the 18th century and ushered in the modern era: our own Revolution, which severed our bond with imperial Britain and installed a democracy in its place; and the French Revolution, which signaled, though it did not achieve, the end of monarchy as a viable mode of government.
SPORTS
November 21, 1992 | TIM DERMODY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
To see what a little teamwork can do, Peninsula High tailback James Durroh suggests examining the particulars of his team's 20-14 Southern Section Division III victory over Ventura on Friday night. The record shows the host Panthers rushing for 359 yards and gaining 14 first downs. According to Durroh, numbers such as those prove that everybody was doing their job. "There was not one missed blocking assignment the whole night," said Durroh, who carried 30 times for 251 yards and two touchdowns.
BUSINESS
December 4, 1991 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Another former high-ranking Navy official was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday on charges that he passed procurement secrets to defense consultants in exchange for gifts. In an investigation widely known as Operation Ill Wind, James E.
NEWS
July 15, 1988 | ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writer
James E. Gaines, a high-ranking Navy official named in the massive Pentagon fraud case, is suspected of passing secret information about a highly sensitive anti-submarine warfare project to his former boss, Melvyn R. Paisley, after Paisley left the Navy Department to become a private defense consultant, The Times has learned. Federal agents sought documents related to the project, managed by the Boeing Co.
NEWS
June 30, 1988 | JOHN M. BRODER, Times Staff Writer
Operation Ill Wind blew like a hurricane through the homes and offices of Pentagon and defense industry officials over the past two weeks as FBI agents began seizing evidence of what they believe is massive corruption in the $150-billion-a-year Defense Department weapons-buying system. And the investigation is rapidly accumulating a cast of characters almost as vast and varied as the mountains of documents swept up by the FBI.
NEWS
June 25, 1988 | Associated Press
Authorities investigating allegations of fraud in the Pentagon's weapons-buying contracts have videotapes of consultants allegedly bribing Pentagon officials, NBC News reported Friday, the same day a Senate committee considered suspending payments to contractors under investigation. The officials in the videotapes are Victor Cohen, a deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force, and James E.
NEWS
June 21, 1988 | WILLIAM C. REMPEL and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
A former Pentagon investigator who alerted Congress to "systemwide" procurement fraud problems three years ago said Monday that abuse was so extensive that sensitive military documents were treated "like a Sears & Roebuck catalogue" and profits gained by trading classified information made "drug money look like a drop in the bucket." Robert L.
SPORTS
December 11, 2005 | From the Associated Press
For an instant, LeBron James again sees life through the frightened eyes of a fatherless 8-year-old boy. Sitting in the basement conference room of Antioch Baptist Church, James has just finished handing out Thanksgiving groceries to families as needy as his own once was. A few weeks shy of his 21st birthday, the Cavaliers' superstar is allowing a rare glimpse into his well-guarded privacy during an exclusive interview with the Associated Press.
NEWS
June 15, 1988 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and RALPH VARTABEDIAN, Times Staff Writers
The FBI, investigating major fraud and bribery allegations involving large defense contractors across the country and at least two top military officials, seized records Tuesday at offices in the Pentagon and at the plants of several defense firms, including some in California. Search warrants were executed as part of "a two-year nationwide investigation regarding possible widespread fraudulent activity within the Department of Defense's contracting process," FBI officials said.
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