December 2, 1987 |
The Union Leader, the staunchly conservative statewide newspaper in the nation's first primary state, endorsed Republican Pierre S. (Pete) du Pont IV for President in a front page editorial Tuesday. Lamenting the quality of the 1988 field, Publisher Nackey Loeb acknowledged that her newspaper "has not been a flag-waving enthusiast for any of the candidates running for President. A lot of conservatives are in the same boat."
April 21, 2000 |
Credit card numbers belonging to the late administrator of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the chairman of Lehman Bros. Inc. and other prominent executives were stolen and used by two Tennessee men to buy diamonds and watches worth more than $730,000, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Prosecutors say the two allegedly asked banks and credit card companies to switch the billing addresses on the executives' accounts.
November 13, 1991 |
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library opened an initial batch of more than 6 million pages of White House documents on Tuesday, but scholars looking for bombshells about the Iran-Contra scandal or other titillating revelations about the Reagan era will likely have to wait until the 21st Century. "Unless it is fairly routine, it will remained closed for some time," said Rod Soubers, supervisory archivist at the library, which opened to the public last week. "The more substantive material . . .
August 22, 1998 |
Here's the rundown on guests and topics for the weekend's public-affairs programs: Today "Washington Journal": Tina Stage, White House correspondent for Bloomberg News Service; David Talbot, editor in chief of Salon magazine; Dan Levine, senior editor of Reader's Digest; 5 a.m. C-SPAN. "Today": "Miss Saigon" cast performs; choosing a family pet, antibiotics and children, best computers for the new school year, 5 a.m. (4)(39).
September 22, 1987 |
For political purists here, the fall of 1987 is threatening to be one of those autumns when the fire doesn't crackle and the cider doesn't ferment. Their newspaper, Manchester's adder-tongued, ultraconservative Union Leader, the newspaper John F. Kennedy once called the most irresponsible in America, still has not taken sides in the New Hampshire presidential primary. Until it does, there won't be that snap in the air that can redden the cheeks of the most calloused candidates.
May 29, 1999 |
Is the Granite State going soft? For years, New Hampshire was the only state without a Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, one of only two states with laws banning gays from adopting and one of only two with neither an income nor a general sales tax. In three short months, lawmakers did away with the first two distinctions and came perilously close to ending the third. Other anomalies: The Democrats control the Senate for the first time since 1912.