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March 6, 1992 | From The Washington Post
Kenneth W. Dam, an IBM vice president and former deputy secretary of state, is United Way of America's new interim president, the organization announced Thursday. Dam, 59, will address local United Way officials today in a closed-circuit teleconference beamed to more than 90 sites nationwide. In a similar broadcast eight days ago, United Way of America officials announced that William Aramony was retiring.
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March 6, 1992 | From The Washington Post
Kenneth W. Dam, an IBM vice president and former deputy secretary of state, is United Way of America's new interim president, the organization announced Thursday. Dam, 59, will address local United Way officials today in a closed-circuit teleconference beamed to more than 90 sites nationwide. In a similar broadcast eight days ago, United Way of America officials announced that William Aramony was retiring.
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April 9, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
United Way of America began borrowing money last week because local chapters have cut off dues since reports of financial irregularities, the interim president said in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Kenneth W. Dam told United Way leaders from Wake, Durham and Orange counties he did not know how much has been borrowed. Dam is trying to get local organizations to resume paying dues.
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April 19, 1985 | United Press International
Secretary of State George P. Shultz announced the resignation Thursday of Kenneth W. Dam as deputy secretary of state and said President Reagan will nominate investment banker John Whitehead as Dam's successor in the $75,100-a-year post. Shultz said he was announcing Dam's departure "with a sense of real loss," calling him "one of the great public servants around."
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July 10, 1987 | Associated Press
The United States has sent a lower-level delegation than other countries to a U.N. conference in protest of what it considers bias in favor of the Third World, an American official said Thursday. In Washington, the State Department contended that the "working head" of the U.S. delegation was the same rank as at previous meetings of the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development, which is known as UNCTAD and began its seventh quadrennial assembly here Thursday.
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March 18, 1992 | From Times Wire Services
William Aramony, the former president of United Way of America, has been removed from the payroll of the nation's largest charity and legal questions affecting his pension are being studied, the organization announced Tuesday. Aramony, president of the organization for 22 years, resigned Feb. 28 in the wake of news reports that his compensation, including benefits, totaled $463,000 a year. Questions also were raised about personnel and management practices.
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August 20, 1992 | From Associated Press
United Way of America, seeking to reverse recent financial and management troubles, expanded its board of governors Wednesday to increase local involvement in national decisions. By a vote of 349 to 13, with 19 abstentions, United Way members approved new rules that expand its board of governors from 30 members to 45, with at least one third to be elected as representatives from local United Ways. W. R. Howell, chairman of the board of governors and chief executive officer of J. C. Penney Co.
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March 7, 2001
Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill says government ethics lawyers cleared his continued ownership and control of about $100 million in stock and options from Alcoa Inc., his former employer. However, other Cabinet officers, including the respected previous Treasury secretary, Robert Rubin, put their holdings in a blind trust during their public service. Given Alcoa's multinational interests, O'Neill's insistence on keeping the stock could easily give rise to real or apparent conflicts of interest.
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August 27, 1992 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Peace Corps Director Elaine L. Chao was named Wednesday to head the United Way of America, the troubled charity whose previous president was ousted earlier this year in a scandal involving lavish spending and financial mismanagement. Chao, a former deputy secretary of transportation and one of the highest-ranking Asian-Americans in the Bush Administration, will succeed Kenneth W.
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September 1, 2001 | From Associated Press
For the third time, the Bush administration has delayed releasing 68,000 pages of President Reagan's White House records, including vice presidential papers from President Bush's father. The papers were to have come out in January, 12 years after Reagan left office, as provided under law. The White House delayed the release to June 21, then to the last day in August. On Friday, White House Counsel Alberto R.
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March 7, 1992 | From Associated Press
The United Way of America president who resigned under fire last week is still receiving his $390,000 salary while angry local affiliates have cut back their voluntary dues by 21%, officials said Friday. The news of William Aramony's continued compensation came in a teleconference with the charity's headquarters and affiliates nationwide. The session introduced the interim president, IBM Vice President Kenneth W.
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