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September 24, 1991 | ROBERT W. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the United States moves to establish diplomatic missions in the newly independent Baltic Republics, an Orange County congressman is urging the White House to name a Mission Viejo businessman born in Lithuania as the new ambassador to the fledgling nation. Richard Kontrimas, 57, president of an international trading company that markets computers, has no formal diplomatic experience. But Rep.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 24, 1991 | ROBERT W. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the United States moves to establish diplomatic missions in the newly independent Baltic Republics, an Orange County congressman is urging the White House to name a Mission Viejo businessman born in Lithuania as the new ambassador to the fledgling nation. Richard Kontrimas, 57, president of an international trading company that markets computers, has no formal diplomatic experience. But Rep.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 1991 | DANA PARSONS
We all have our jobs, and if we're lucky there's some sense of personal satisfaction to make up for the inevitable drudgery. Unfortunately, too many people spend a lifetime working and never feel a part of anything larger than the office furniture. When was the last time you were really jazzed about what you're doing? That long, huh?
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March 1, 1990 | ROBERT W. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the aged bus rumbled along the road from Vilnius to Kaunas in Lithuania, Rep. C. Christopher Cox huddled at a makeshift table with the three men who are likely to draft a new constitution for an independent Lithuania. The Newport Beach Republican handed out copies of the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and the Federalist Papers.
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April 14, 1990 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Inside the home of Danute Mazeika, a facsimile machine sending documents to Eastern Europe hums noisely amid the din of children playing and the telephone ringing off the hook. Mazeika answers the phone with a curt "hello." Then, when she recognizes the caller's voice, she informs him of the events taking place in Lithuania thousands of miles away. "We got a report that soldiers from Moscow are in tanks driving in Vilnius and damaging buildings, street lights and everything," Mazeika says.
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