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April 21, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
James P. O'Donnell, a former European correspondent and editor who wrote a best-selling book on Adolf Hitler's final days, has died of cancer. O'Donnell, a professor at Boston University and former writer for Newsweek and the Saturday Evening Post, was 72. He died Monday at a Boston hospital. O'Donnell, who wrote hundreds of articles on Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, met Hitler on several occasions while a student in Germany. He also met or interviewed Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dwight D.
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April 21, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
James P. O'Donnell, a former European correspondent and editor who wrote a best-selling book on Adolf Hitler's final days, has died of cancer. O'Donnell, a professor at Boston University and former writer for Newsweek and the Saturday Evening Post, was 72. He died Monday at a Boston hospital. O'Donnell, who wrote hundreds of articles on Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, met Hitler on several occasions while a student in Germany. He also met or interviewed Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dwight D.
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March 19, 2006 | Kimi Yoshino, Times Staff Writer
Four months after he took the helm at UC Irvine, Chancellor Michael V. Drake stood before an auditorium packed with doctors and nurses. He was addressing the UCI Medical Center staff for the first time since front-page headlines had revealed serious problems there, problems bigger than most university leaders face in their entire careers. Drake was angry. He got right to the point. "I haven't liked any of this these past few days," he said. "I didn't like it one bit."
BUSINESS
May 3, 1988
James V. O'Donnell, 47, has been elected a director of the Gap Inc., San Bruno. O'Donnell is executive vice president-operations of the company's Gap Stores and Banana Republic divisions. His election increases the number of directors to nine.
BUSINESS
November 14, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
Citigroup Inc. said Tuesday that it planned to combine its debt and equity underwriting operations into one division and merge its stock and bond sales units. The combined underwriting group will be led by Tyler Dickson, 40, while the new sales group will be co-led by Antonio Cacorino and James O'Donnell, 46, according to an internal Citigroup memo.
BUSINESS
March 30, 1987
The nation's largest banking company is turning over results of an internal investigation to the FBI for possible embezzlement charges, a company spokesman said. Citicorp's investigation revealed possible "misuse of company funds by certain employees," spokesman James E. O'Donnell said. O'Donnell, while saying the amount of money involved is yet to be determined. He added that high-level employees were not involved.
NEWS
March 16, 1986 | Associated Press
Frontier Airlines passengers who didn't want to pay $3 to $6 for on-board meals could walk over to the ticket counter of archrival Continental Airlines on Saturday and get a free lunch. The free box lunch was the latest gambit sinced the two carriers became engaged in a fare war that has dropped one-way tickets to as low as $29 from Denver to such places as Albuquerque, N.M.; Salt Lake City, and Casper, Wyo.
HEALTH
November 30, 1998 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
Tips for consumers, doctors and pharmacists to help avoid a drug mix-up: * Consumers should carry a list of both the brand and generic names of every drug they take. Thus, if a pharmacist hands over the ulcer drug Prilosec instead of the antidepressant Prozac, "You can say, 'That's not on my list,' " advised Bruce Lambert of the University of Illinois-Chicago. * Ask your doctor to write the reason for the medication on the prescription.
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August 5, 1992 | From Associated Press
A parolee was charged Tuesday in the killings of six women, and police said he told them where to find three of the victims' bodies. Nathaniel White, 32, of Middletown, was paroled in April after serving a year in prison for unlawful imprisonment in the knifepoint abduction of a woman. Five of the six victims he is charged with killing died after his parole. White also was being investigated in other slayings, state police Maj. James D. O'Donnell said.
BUSINESS
January 12, 1989 | MARTHA GROVES
The Gap, a clothing retailer based in San Bruno, Calif., has named James V. O'Donnell as executive vice president-finance and chief financial officer. He will continue as executive vice president-operations. O'Donnell, 48, joined the Gap in 1980 and was named a director last April. Among other jobs, he has held the title of executive vice president-operations for the Gap Stores division. In his new roles, O'Donnell replaces Alan E.
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November 23, 1986 | MARYANN MROWCA, Associated Press
A former town official who stirred headlines when it was learned that as a child he had killed a playmate has now committed suicide, and friends said Friday he had never forgiven himself for the crime. The body of Albert Thompson, 32, the former executive director of the Housing Authority in this Boston suburb, was found hanging by an electrical cord from a drain pipe in the basement of the Sweet Sis Cheesecake Co. in Newton, where he worked as an assistant to the manager.
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