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August 4, 1987 | SARA FRITZ and KAREN TUMULTY, Times Staff Writers
The Iran- contra hearings ended Monday, bringing to a close a grueling, three-month public inquiry into high-level chicanery that found no evidence of wrongdoing by President Reagan while leaving an indelible scar on his presidency. "The story has now been told," said Sen. Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii), chairman of the Senate investigating committee, as he gaveled the hearings to a close.
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May 3, 1993 | PAUL HOUSTON
LOW BLOW? Shortly after a two-day trip to deliver aid to starving Somalians, heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe received a note from President Clinton, praising his "generosity and kindness." But Ambassador Robert Oakley, the special U.S. envoy to Somalia who for three months endured cramped quarters in the gutted U.S. Embassy during the military operation there, hasn't heard boo from Clinton since his return in March.
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August 19, 1988 | Associated Press
Moving with unusual speed, President Reagan announced Thursday he will nominate veteran diplomat Robert B. Oakley to replace Arnold L. Raphel, the ambassador to Pakistan who was killed in the airplane crash that also claimed the life of Pakistan's President Zia ul-Haq. Oakley, 57, is currently the senior director of Middle East, South Asia and North Africa affairs for the National Security Council. He will be a member of the U.S. delegation headed by Secretary of State George P.
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August 19, 1988 | Associated Press
Moving with unusual speed, President Reagan announced Thursday he will nominate veteran diplomat Robert B. Oakley to replace Arnold L. Raphel, the ambassador to Pakistan who was killed in the airplane crash that also claimed the life of Pakistan's President Zia ul-Haq. Oakley, 57, is currently the senior director of Middle East, South Asia and North Africa affairs for the National Security Council. He will be a member of the U.S. delegation headed by Secretary of State George P.
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May 3, 1993 | PAUL HOUSTON
LOW BLOW? Shortly after a two-day trip to deliver aid to starving Somalians, heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe received a note from President Clinton, praising his "generosity and kindness." But Ambassador Robert Oakley, the special U.S. envoy to Somalia who for three months endured cramped quarters in the gutted U.S. Embassy during the military operation there, hasn't heard boo from Clinton since his return in March.
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August 1, 1985 | JONATHAN EIG, Times Staff Writer
Relatives of some of the seven Americans still held hostage in Lebanon met Wednesday with national security adviser Robert C. McFarlane and later eased their criticism of Reagan Administration efforts to free their loved ones. Peggy Say, sister of Terry A. Anderson, an Associated Press correspondent kidnaped in Beirut last March, apologized for saying earlier that the Administration's efforts at "quiet diplomacy" had failed.
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August 4, 1987 | SARA FRITZ and KAREN TUMULTY, Times Staff Writers
The Iran- contra hearings ended Monday, bringing to a close a grueling, three-month public inquiry into high-level chicanery that found no evidence of wrongdoing by President Reagan while leaving an indelible scar on his presidency. "The story has now been told," said Sen. Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii), chairman of the Senate investigating committee, as he gaveled the hearings to a close.
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