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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 8, 1985
"President Reagan is the blithe spirit of world leaders. He works little, thinks less, specializes in funny stories and unfailingly sees the bright side of things." So wrote columnist Joseph Kraft (Editorial Pages, Dec. 30). Men always have had difficulty understanding a leader's job. And Kraft, journalist of long experience as he is, appears to be no exception. We know we must follow someone; that someone must lay out the work, for we are so busy doing it that we have not time and (here's the rub)
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November 29, 1987
The final Iran-Contra report is a devastating indictment of the Reagan Administration. It charges that "Fundamental processes of government were disregarded and the rule of law was subverted," and concludes that President Reagan violated his constitutional duty to "take care that the laws be faithfully executed." The fundamental tenet of the American system of justice is that those who break the law will be held accountable. Some members of what the report calls the Iran-Contra "cabal of zealots" will be indicted.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 5, 1985
Folks in Hollywood knew him as a fellow entertainer and party-goer. They broke bread with him. He was a "nice guy." He played a variety of roles in the make-believe world. Blacklisted. You learned that in real life he played man's most despicable role: informer. Nice going, nice guy! ROBERT E. FORD La Mesa
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 1987
We all know about the little boy caught with his hands in the cookie jar who keeps repeating, I didn't do it! I didn't do it! I didn't do it!--childishly hoping that if he denies it often enough it somehow will all go away and he won't be held accountable. Eventually, he grows up, matures emotionally, and discovers that it is ridiculous to deny something in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary. At 76, Ronald Reagan keeps saying, I didn't know! I didn't know! I didn't know!
OPINION
November 29, 1987
The final Iran-Contra report is a devastating indictment of the Reagan Administration. It charges that "Fundamental processes of government were disregarded and the rule of law was subverted," and concludes that President Reagan violated his constitutional duty to "take care that the laws be faithfully executed." The fundamental tenet of the American system of justice is that those who break the law will be held accountable. Some members of what the report calls the Iran-Contra "cabal of zealots" will be indicted.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 8, 1985
"President Reagan is the blithe spirit of world leaders. He works little, thinks less, specializes in funny stories and unfailingly sees the bright side of things." So wrote columnist Joseph Kraft (Editorial Pages, Dec. 30). Men always have had difficulty understanding a leader's job. And Kraft, journalist of long experience as he is, appears to be no exception. We know we must follow someone; that someone must lay out the work, for we are so busy doing it that we have not time and (here's the rub)
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