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May 15, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
John Raisian, acting director of the politically influential Hoover Institution think tank at Stanford University since last September, has been given the job permanently, officials announced Monday. The move ends the search for a successor to W. Glenn Campbell, the outspoken conservative who headed Hoover for 29 years. Raisian, 40, has a Ph.D. in economics from UCLA and taught at the University of Washington and the University of Houston.
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May 15, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
John Raisian, acting director of the politically influential Hoover Institution think tank at Stanford University since last September, has been given the job permanently, officials announced Monday. The move ends the search for a successor to W. Glenn Campbell, the outspoken conservative who headed Hoover for 29 years. Raisian, 40, has a Ph.D. in economics from UCLA and taught at the University of Washington and the University of Houston.
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September 1, 1989
W. Glenn Campbell, for 30 years the director of the influential Hoover Institution of War, Revolution and Peace--the conservative think tank affiliated with Stanford University--has retired as planned. It was announced in June that John Raisian, the institution's deputy director, would take over as acting director for a year on Sept. 1. Campbell, 65, tripled the size of the Hoover Institution and fattened its endowments more than fiftyfold during his tenure.
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September 1, 1989
W. Glenn Campbell, for 30 years the director of the influential Hoover Institution of War, Revolution and Peace--the conservative think tank affiliated with Stanford University--has retired as planned. It was announced in June that John Raisian, the institution's deputy director, would take over as acting director for a year on Sept. 1. Campbell, 65, tripled the size of the Hoover Institution and fattened its endowments more than fiftyfold during his tenure.
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June 24, 1989 | LARRY GORDON, Times Education Writer
Stanford University has sidestepped for now the controversial decision of appointing a long-term successor to W. Glenn Campbell, the combative director of the Hoover Institution. Instead, the think tank's deputy director, John Raisian, has been named acting director for a year. However, Raisian said he has been assured that he remains a top candidate to become permanent director of what is widely known as a stronghold of conservative intellectual thought. "We are going to date to see if we should get married," he quipped Friday.
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July 4, 1991
Robert Wesson, a political science scholar and Hoover Institution senior research fellow, has died of cancer. He was 71. Wesson died Saturday at his home on the Stanford University campus. The author of more than 30 books on political science, international affairs, communism and Latin America, Wesson was a writer and researcher in natural science and philosophy. "I am deeply saddened by Robert's death.
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December 30, 1991 | From Associated Press
Roger A. Freeman, an economist who advised Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard M. Nixon, has died at 87. Freeman, a senior fellow emeritus at the Hoover Institution, died Wednesday after a brief bout with stomach cancer. An expert in public finance, Freeman was a presidential assistant in the Eisenhower and Nixon administrations and held other government posts.
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May 15, 1990 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
John Raisian, acting director of the politically influential Hoover Institution think tank at Stanford University since last September, has been given the job permanently, officials announced Monday. The move ends the search for a successor to W. Glenn Campbell, the outspoken conservative who headed Hoover for 29 years. Raisian, 40, has a Ph.D. in economics from UCLA and taught at the University of Washington and the University of Houston.
MAGAZINE
January 19, 1997
I am Harry Wu, the person who appeared in your magazine Nov. 17 in the article "Harry's War," by Sarah Henry. I have some comments about it, and I wish your serious consideration of this matter. On Page 16, Henry wrote: "For much of the hearing, the only senator in attendance is Republican Chairman Jesse Helms . . ." She didn't tell the truth. She was there, and she saw and heard from Democratic Sen. Charles Robb also at the hearing. On Page 36, Henry quoted Ramon Myers of the Hoover Institution: ". . . we have a worldwide reputation of being anti-Communist, but we do our work in a very fair, objective way."
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February 27, 1985 | BOB DROGIN, Times Staff Writer
At least 20 million Americans now suffer from varying degrees of hunger in a "public health epidemic" that is growing because of Reagan Administration cuts in federal nutrition assistance programs, according to a yearlong, privately funded national medical survey released Tuesday.
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June 24, 1989 | LARRY GORDON, Times Education Writer
Stanford University has sidestepped for now the controversial decision of appointing a long-term successor to W. Glenn Campbell, the combative director of the Hoover Institution. Instead, the think tank's deputy director, John Raisian, has been named acting director for a year. However, Raisian said he has been assured that he remains a top candidate to become permanent director of what is widely known as a stronghold of conservative intellectual thought. "We are going to date to see if we should get married," he quipped Friday.
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November 28, 2001 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
W. Glenn Campbell, a conservative economist in the national Republican brain trust who was director of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford for 29 years, a UC regent for 32 years, and an advisor to presidents Richard M. Nixon, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan, has died. He was 77. Campbell died Saturday after suffering a heart attack at his home in Los Altos Hills, Calif. The picture of the scholarly professor, Campbell had impeccable academic and career credentials.
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April 11, 1991 | DAN MORAIN and CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In an unusual alliance that could place a major American think tank in the middle of the power struggle in the Soviet Union, the Hoover Institution plans to enter into an agreement to provide economic advice for Russian leader Boris N. Yeltsin. The director of the conservative Hoover Institution, John Raisian, said the arrangement was proposed by Michail A.
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