January 1, 1992 |
The last of Ronald Reagan's longtime political associates has quit the board that built Reagan's presidential library, expressing disappointment that other close advisers squeezed out this year would not be reappointed. In a letter to the former President, former Energy Secretary John S. Herrington resigned from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation that raised $60 million for the library near Simi Valley. Herrington was the only longtime Reagan associate spared last April when former U.S.
May 30, 1990 |
William Jovanovich, the unconventional publisher who led Harcourt Brace Jovanovich for 35 years, has turned over his post as chairman of the book publishing conglomerate to former Energy Secretary John S. Herrington. Announcing the appointment Tuesday, Harcourt's board said it had also given Jovanovich's son, Peter, who is chief executive and president, the added title of chairman of the executive committee.
December 30, 1988 |
The Energy Department is resisting pressure from the defense community to immediately restart its troubled weapons reactors at Savannah River as a signal that the United States will not allow its military preparedness to erode, according to Energy Secretary John S. Herrington.
December 23, 1988
Despite fresh obstacles to restarting nuclear weapons reactors at the government's Savannah River Plant in South Carolina, the United States does not face a shortage of perishable tritium gas that could imperil the nation's nuclear force, Energy Secretary John S. Herrington said. Herrington said that he foresees no need to "cannibalize" tritium from some weapons to keep others in working order, as some officials have suggested might be necessary.
July 23, 1988 |
Energy Secretary John S. Herrington, citing a festering dispute among researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory over a cornerstone of President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative, Friday cautioned the nation's weapons scientists against publicly airing their disagreements. Speaking at the laboratory, Herrington said Roy D.
April 23, 1988 |
A Texas politician who plans to meet with OPEC ministers next week is "being used" by the oil cartel and is "playing right into their hands," Energy Secretary John S. Herrington said Friday. Herrington said he doesn't challenge the right of Kent R. Hance, a member of the powerful Texas Railroad Commission, to meet with the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. But he said, "I would prefer he didn't."