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September 12, 1995 | JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Charles Johnston Hitch, the unflappable, cigar-smoking 13th president of the University of California who guided the UC system through the threat of Draconian 1960s budget cuts and the impassioned student protests during the Vietnam War, died Monday in San Leandro. He was 85. The immediate cause of death was pneumonia, although Hitch had suffered from Alzheimer's disease, according to a UC press release. The Boonville, Mo.
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September 12, 1995 | JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Charles Johnston Hitch, the unflappable, cigar-smoking 13th president of the University of California who guided the UC system through the threat of Draconian 1960s budget cuts and the impassioned student protests during the Vietnam War, died Monday in San Leandro. He was 85. The immediate cause of death was pneumonia, although Hitch had suffered from Alzheimer's disease, according to a UC press release. The Boonville, Mo.
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September 12, 1995 | JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Charles Johnston Hitch, the unflappable, cigar-smoking 13th president of the University of California who guided the UC system through the threat of Draconian 1960s budget cuts and the impassioned student protests during the Vietnam War, died Monday in San Leandro. He was 85. The immediate cause of death was pneumonia, although Hitch had suffered from Alzheimer's disease, according to a UC press release. The Boonville, Mo.
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