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August 20, 1988 | Reuters
West German politicians on Friday criticized police handling of a three-day chase in which three people were killed and said journalists looking for scoops had encouraged the two fleeing bank robbers and delayed their capture. Commissions of inquiry were set up by Parliaments in the three states where the 435-mile chase took place.
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June 15, 1990 | J. MICHAEL KENNEDY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the tiny Texas town of Whitewright, hard on the Oklahoma border, a scandal is brewing in which a man who raised prize orchids and ran a hardware store before his death 10 years ago may have been the perpetrator of one of the largest art thefts ever recorded. His name was Joe T. Meador, by all accounts a quiet, unassuming man who served honorably in World War II and ended his service stationed in what is now East Germany in 1945.
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February 15, 1988
Up to 80,000 documents are missing from U.S.-run archives in West Berlin that house millions of files on Nazis in World War II, and they could have been used to blackmail people, the Berliner Morgenpost newspaper said. A U.S. spokesman in West Berlin called the figure speculative but confirmed that Americans are taking part in an inquiry at the Berlin Document Center.
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August 20, 1988 | Reuters
West German politicians on Friday criticized police handling of a three-day chase in which three people were killed and said journalists looking for scoops had encouraged the two fleeing bank robbers and delayed their capture. Commissions of inquiry were set up by Parliaments in the three states where the 435-mile chase took place.
NEWS
June 15, 1990 | J. MICHAEL KENNEDY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the tiny Texas town of Whitewright, hard on the Oklahoma border, a scandal is brewing in which a man who raised prize orchids and ran a hardware store before his death 10 years ago may have been the perpetrator of one of the largest art thefts ever recorded. His name was Joe T. Meador, by all accounts a quiet, unassuming man who served honorably in World War II and ended his service stationed in what is now East Germany in 1945.
NEWS
February 15, 1988
Up to 80,000 documents are missing from U.S.-run archives in West Berlin that house millions of files on Nazis in World War II, and they could have been used to blackmail people, the Berliner Morgenpost newspaper said. A U.S. spokesman in West Berlin called the figure speculative but confirmed that Americans are taking part in an inquiry at the Berlin Document Center.
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