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October 3, 1992 | JACK NELSON, TIMES WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF
Ross Perot's chief economic adviser, business executive John P. White, has defected to Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton's campaign after telling Perot he would be making a mistake and hurting his own credibility if he entered the presidential race. White, 54, who served as assistant secretary of defense and as deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Jimmy Carter Administration, returned to his job at the Eastman Kodak Co. in Syracuse, N.Y.
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October 3, 1992 | JACK NELSON, TIMES WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF
Ross Perot's chief economic adviser, business executive John P. White, has defected to Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton's campaign after telling Perot he would be making a mistake and hurting his own credibility if he entered the presidential race. White, 54, who served as assistant secretary of defense and as deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Jimmy Carter Administration, returned to his job at the Eastman Kodak Co. in Syracuse, N.Y.
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June 23, 1995 | Associated Press
The Senate has confirmed John P. White as deputy secretary of defense. Confirmation came on a voice vote late Wednesday night. White most recently has been director of the Center for Business and Government at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. He was previously an assistant secretary of defense and deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget.
BUSINESS
October 23, 1990 | From Associated Press
Eastman Kodak Co. will announce today new products and standards intended to make full-color photographs and graphics more popular in desktop computer publishing. The photographic company says the announcements will build upon a system it unveiled last month that stores photographs electronically on compact discs and displays them on television screens.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 14, 1996
Deputy Defense Secretary John P. White concedes that until now the Pentagon has done too little to identify the origins of the mysterious ailments reported by thousands of veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf War. White continues to insist nonetheless that "the Defense Department is, effectively, the only place" further research into the problem should be conducted. That effort will now see the team investigating Gulf War illnesses expanded from 12 to 110 people.
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August 2, 1995 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Pentagon's civilian leadership has ordered the military to review the accidental 1994 shooting down of two U.S. Army helicopters by a pair of Air Force F-15C fighters to make sure that all those responsible have been held fully accountable, officials said Tuesday. In an unusual step, Deputy Secretary of Defense John P.
BUSINESS
March 18, 1988 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
Interactive Systems of Santa Monica has agreed to be acquired by Eastman Kodak, giving up its independence in hopes of surviving a new round of aggressive competition in the marketplace for computer operating systems and other software. The privately held firm, a leading supplier of Unix operating system software and related programs, would become a wholly owned subsidiary of Kodak.
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June 5, 1996 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton has decided to nominate Adm. Jay L. Johnson to become chief of naval operations, replacing the late Adm. Jeremy Michael Boorda, who committed suicide May 16, senior administration officials said Tuesday. Johnson, who will be 50 today, has been serving as vice chief--the Navy's No. 2 slot--since March. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a decorated aviator, he is regarded as an intelligent, if uncharismatic, leader with a good reputation as an administrator.
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May 13, 1992 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a staunch defense of Israel, Texas billionaire Ross Perot said Tuesday that Israel is a beacon and role model for democracy in the troubled Middle East. "Israel is our friend. Israel has been our friend during the recent war," the potential presidential candidate told an award dinner of the American Jewish Committee in Manhattan. "And you stand by your friends. It's just that simple. "Israel is a beacon in its part of the world in terms of its democratic government.
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November 14, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
A drill sergeant who had sex with three female recruits got five months in prison and a bad-conduct discharge Wednesday in the first sentencing stemming from the burgeoning Army sex scandal. Sgt. Loren B. Taylor, 29, pleaded guilty a day earlier to breaking the ban on sex between commanders and subordinates, having consensual sex with three female recruits and trying to have sex with another. Two other instructors at Ft. Leonard Wood face similar charges.
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April 27, 1995 | From The Times Washington Bureau
ROLES & MISSIONS: A congressionally sponsored review of duplication among the nation's four armed services may be taken seriously at the Pentagon after all. Some analysts had predicted that the report of the Commission on Roles and Missions of the Armed Forces would go straight into the Pentagon's circular file. Previous studies have not gotten very far, and the prime mover behind the latest review--Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.
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