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February 22, 1995 | SARA FRITZ and ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
When President Clinton invited a small, select group of corporate CEOs to the White House for lunch in the summer of 1993, there was only one invited guest whose company was not listed among the Fortune 500. Her name is Nolanda Hill, owner of a tiny, beleaguered firm known as Corridor Broadcasting Inc. and former business partner of Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown. By all accounts, Hill's name was placed on the White House guest list by Brown.
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March 24, 1998 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An indicted former confidant of Ronald H. Brown swears that the late Commerce secretary told her the White House had directed that the agency's trade missions be used to solicit 1996 campaign contributions from those taking the trips. According to documents released Monday, Nolanda S. Hill, the confidant and onetime Brown business associate, also quoted Brown as complaining that White House officials "instructed him" to delay production of subpoenaed records that might reflect this scheme.
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January 15, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown's ex-business partner paid $190,000 of Brown's personal debts last year, including legal bills, lines of credit and mortgages, the Washington Post reported. Nolanda Hill, Brown's former partner in First International Communications Corp., paid those debts in June, July and August of 1994, the newspaper reported.
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March 14, 1998 | TONI LOCY, THE WASHINGTON POST
Nolanda S. Hill, the onetime business partner of late Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown, was indicted Friday by a federal grand jury on charges that she diverted more than $200,000 from companies she controlled to buy clothes and jewelry for herself and failed to report it as income on her tax returns.
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March 4, 1995 | From the Washington Post
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and Resolution Trust Corp. are investigating possible bank fraud in connection with three loans made by failed savings and loans to companies owned by Nolanda S. Hill, the former business partner of Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown, according to sources familiar with the investigations. FDIC investigators issued subpoenas this week for many records of Hill's principal business, Corridor Broadcasting Corp., the sources said.
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March 14, 1998 | TONI LOCY, THE WASHINGTON POST
Nolanda S. Hill, the onetime business partner of late Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown, was indicted Friday by a federal grand jury on charges that she diverted more than $200,000 from companies she controlled to buy clothes and jewelry for herself and failed to report it as income on her tax returns.
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March 24, 1998 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An indicted former confidant of Ronald H. Brown swears that the late Commerce secretary told her the White House had directed that the agency's trade missions be used to solicit 1996 campaign contributions from those taking the trips. According to documents released Monday, Nolanda S. Hill, the confidant and onetime Brown business associate, also quoted Brown as complaining that White House officials "instructed him" to delay production of subpoenaed records that might reflect this scheme.
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February 3, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown should be forced to resign because of questions about his personal finances, 22 Republican House members told President Clinton. The letter, written by Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.), told Clinton that Brown's problems "continue to tarnish your Administration's image. . . . " The letter cited questions about Brown's business relationship with Democratic Party fund-raiser Nolanda Hill.
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January 24, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The chairman of the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee asked Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown to provide "complete information" about a promissory note to a firm that Brown formerly co-owned. The note was owed by Corridor Broadcasting Corp., a firm owned by Nolanda Hill, to First International Communications Corp., the company formerly owned by Brown and Hill. Rep. William F. Clinger (R-Pa.
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June 5, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
As Pentagon officials wrap up their investigation into the plane crash that killed Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown and 34 others in Croatia, Defense Secretary William J. Perry said there is no evidence Brown pressured Air Force pilots to fly through a rainstorm to their destination that day. He was replying to a question about assertions by a Brown friend who said he called her shortly before the flight.
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March 4, 1995 | From the Washington Post
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and Resolution Trust Corp. are investigating possible bank fraud in connection with three loans made by failed savings and loans to companies owned by Nolanda S. Hill, the former business partner of Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown, according to sources familiar with the investigations. FDIC investigators issued subpoenas this week for many records of Hill's principal business, Corridor Broadcasting Corp., the sources said.
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February 22, 1995 | SARA FRITZ and ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
When President Clinton invited a small, select group of corporate CEOs to the White House for lunch in the summer of 1993, there was only one invited guest whose company was not listed among the Fortune 500. Her name is Nolanda Hill, owner of a tiny, beleaguered firm known as Corridor Broadcasting Inc. and former business partner of Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown. By all accounts, Hill's name was placed on the White House guest list by Brown.
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January 15, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown's ex-business partner paid $190,000 of Brown's personal debts last year, including legal bills, lines of credit and mortgages, the Washington Post reported. Nolanda Hill, Brown's former partner in First International Communications Corp., paid those debts in June, July and August of 1994, the newspaper reported.
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June 1, 1996 | Associated Press
Hours before he died in a plane crash during a storm in Croatia, Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown called a friend and said he was insisting on going ahead with the flight despite the bad weather, according to a newspaper report. His friend and former business partner, Nolanda B. Hill, said she asked him in a phone call to wait until the weather cleared. "He said, 'You sound just like my staff,' " Hill told the New York Times.
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February 4, 1995 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Turning up the political heat on Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown, House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Friday called for congressional hearings into Brown's complex financial affairs. The Georgia Republican's call for hearings on Brown's finances and whether he has disclosed enough about them marked the fifth step in recent weeks by GOP leaders to direct attention to the ethics of the man who many were expecting would head President Clinton's reelection campaign next year.
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