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September 28, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Richard F. Stolz, who guided the Central Intelligence Agency's key operations directorate as the agency recovered from the trauma of the Iran-Contra scandal, plans to retire at the end of the year and is expected to be replaced by his deputy, Thomas A. Twetten, CIA Director William H. Webster announced Thursday. The post of deputy director for operations probably most closely resembles the public image of what being a senior CIA official is all about.
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June 15, 2012
Richard F. 'Dick' Stolz Respected CIA operative, official Richard F. "Dick" Stolz, 86, who joined the CIA in 1950 and became one of the agency's most respected operatives, died Saturday at a hospital in Williamsburg, Va., of complications from a fall, the Washington Post reported. He was 86. Stolz, who had previously served 31 years in the agency, was called out of retirement in 1987 in the wake of the Iran-Contra scandal, which involved the sale of weapons to Iran and the diversion of profits to the right-wing Nicaraguan rebels known as Contras.
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December 9, 1987 | MICHAEL WINES, Times Staff Writer
The Central Intelligence Agency Tuesday named Richard F. Stolz, a veteran undercover agent who had retired in 1981, to take over next month as deputy director for operations, the senior CIA official in charge of clandestine intelligence activities abroad. Stolz, long a friend of CIA Director William H. Webster, will succeed Clair E. George, who announced Nov. 25 that he would retire at the end of the year.
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September 28, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Richard F. Stolz, who guided the Central Intelligence Agency's key operations directorate as the agency recovered from the trauma of the Iran-Contra scandal, plans to retire at the end of the year and is expected to be replaced by his deputy, Thomas A. Twetten, CIA Director William H. Webster announced Thursday. The post of deputy director for operations probably most closely resembles the public image of what being a senior CIA official is all about.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 15, 2012
Richard F. 'Dick' Stolz Respected CIA operative, official Richard F. "Dick" Stolz, 86, who joined the CIA in 1950 and became one of the agency's most respected operatives, died Saturday at a hospital in Williamsburg, Va., of complications from a fall, the Washington Post reported. He was 86. Stolz, who had previously served 31 years in the agency, was called out of retirement in 1987 in the wake of the Iran-Contra scandal, which involved the sale of weapons to Iran and the diversion of profits to the right-wing Nicaraguan rebels known as Contras.
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December 8, 1987 | Associated Press
CIA Director William H. Webster announced today he has hired Richard F. Stolz, a 31-year veteran of agency spy operations, out of retirement to become deputy director for operations. Stolz, 62, will replace Clair E. George at the end of the year as chief of the CIA's clandestine service, which both collects foreign intelligence and mounts covert actions designed to influence events abroad. George announced his retirement Nov.
OPINION
June 17, 1990 | Jefferson Morley, Jefferson Morley is national political correspondent for Spin magazine
El Salvador is as destitute and lawless as it was when civil war erupted there a decade ago. The majority of the population has seen its standard of living fall, while military officers, well-connected businessmen and corrupt politicians have pocketed millions of dollars in U.S. aid. The government of President Alfredo Cristiani has been discredited by its unwillingness to investigate the killing of six prominent Jesuit educators. It seems that $5 billion in U.S.
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December 9, 1987 | MICHAEL WINES, Times Staff Writer
The Central Intelligence Agency Tuesday named Richard F. Stolz, a veteran undercover agent who had retired in 1981, to take over next month as deputy director for operations, the senior CIA official in charge of clandestine intelligence activities abroad. Stolz, long a friend of CIA Director William H. Webster, will succeed Clair E. George, who announced Nov. 25 that he would retire at the end of the year.
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