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June 3, 1995 | Associated Press
Nina Solarz, the wife of former Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.), was fined $5,300 and sentenced Friday to a year's probation for her role in the House banking scandal. Nina Solarz, 63, pleaded guilty earlier this year to two misdemeanors--ordering a bad check written on her husband's House Bank account and taking $7,500 from a charity she headed.
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December 3, 2010
SEBASTIAN ADLER Former San Diego art museum director Sebastian "Lefty" Adler, 78, who elevated the reputation of what is now the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art during the decade he was its director, died of natural causes Monday at his home in Temple City, said his wife, Janet. With an eye for emerging minimalists, he helped build a museum collection from 1973 to 1983 that was both hip and up-to-date at the institution that was then in La Jolla, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported in 1999.
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July 18, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright chose former Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.) to help deal with the crisis in Cambodia, where Second Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken power by ousting First Prime Minister Norodom Ranariddh. The State Department said Solarz, who once chaired the House East Asia Subcommittee, would hold talks in Japan, China, Thailand and Indonesia before visiting Cambodia. Solarz will report his findings to Albright before she meets with leaders of the Assn.
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July 18, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright chose former Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.) to help deal with the crisis in Cambodia, where Second Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken power by ousting First Prime Minister Norodom Ranariddh. The State Department said Solarz, who once chaired the House East Asia Subcommittee, would hold talks in Japan, China, Thailand and Indonesia before visiting Cambodia. Solarz will report his findings to Albright before she meets with leaders of the Assn.
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May 19, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Myanmar's military government turned down a request by Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.) to observe next week's parliamentary elections, saying he had made malicious attacks on the authorities and encouraged unrest. Solarz had asked to be allowed to visit polling booths and to meet Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the opposition National League for Democracy. She has been under house arrest since last July and is banned from taking part in the May 27 election.
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August 23, 1989 | From Reuters
Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.) called Tuesday for nations to open their doors to Hong Kong residents to lift confidence in the British colony before 1997. Hong Kong reverts to Chinese rule in 1997. China's bloody crushing of pro-democracy activists June 3-4 in Beijing shattered residents' confidence and sparked a rush for foreign visas.
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March 19, 1992 | WILLIAM J. EATON and MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Although the House bank routinely allowed members of Congress to write unlimited overdrafts, Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.) and eight other lawmakers wrote some checks that even this lenient bank returned for insufficient funds, congressional documents showed Wednesday. Of nearly 20,000 bad checks written by 66 current or former House members whose accounts were examined by the General Accounting Office, only 120 actually were "bounced" by returning them to the sender, the documents indicated.
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September 15, 1992 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush might be able to identify with the plight of embattled Rep. Stephen J. Solarz, the Brooklyn Democrat who sponsored the House resolution authorizing U.S. military intervention in the Persian Gulf. Not long ago, Solarz was riding high as one of Congress' experts in foreign policy. He had predicted a quick defeat for Iraq in the face of U.S. resolve. Several years earlier, his House hearings on the Philippines helped expose the corruption of the Ferdinand E. Marcos regime.
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September 24, 1990 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs said Sunday that Pakistan seems to be going ahead with plans to obtain nuclear weapons and suggested that Congress should cut off the $600-million-a-year U.S. aid program to Islamabad. In a letter to President Bush, Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.) asserted that Pakistan has been violating pledges it made to the United States last year to limit its nuclear program. Under existing law, U.S.
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January 8, 1988 | DAVID HOLLEY, Times Staff Writer
Rep. Stephen J. Solarz, a leading proponent of democratization in South Korea, said here Thursday that the country has taken major steps toward democracy despite apparent irregularities in the Dec. 16 presidential election.
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June 3, 1995 | Associated Press
Nina Solarz, the wife of former Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.), was fined $5,300 and sentenced Friday to a year's probation for her role in the House banking scandal. Nina Solarz, 63, pleaded guilty earlier this year to two misdemeanors--ordering a bad check written on her husband's House Bank account and taking $7,500 from a charity she headed.
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April 27, 1993 | Associated Press
Former Rep. Stephen Solarz, who came in for heavy criticism in the House bank check-writing scandal, said Monday the Justice Department has cleared him of wrongdoing in the matter. "I wish it had been concluded considerably sooner, but better late than never," the New York Democrat said. He said it was "not particularly pleasant having aspersions cast or clouds hanging over one's head when one hasn't done anything wrong."
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September 15, 1992 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush might be able to identify with the plight of embattled Rep. Stephen J. Solarz, the Brooklyn Democrat who sponsored the House resolution authorizing U.S. military intervention in the Persian Gulf. Not long ago, Solarz was riding high as one of Congress' experts in foreign policy. He had predicted a quick defeat for Iraq in the face of U.S. resolve. Several years earlier, his House hearings on the Philippines helped expose the corruption of the Ferdinand E. Marcos regime.
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March 19, 1992 | WILLIAM J. EATON and MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Although the House bank routinely allowed members of Congress to write unlimited overdrafts, Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.) and eight other lawmakers wrote some checks that even this lenient bank returned for insufficient funds, congressional documents showed Wednesday. Of nearly 20,000 bad checks written by 66 current or former House members whose accounts were examined by the General Accounting Office, only 120 actually were "bounced" by returning them to the sender, the documents indicated.
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July 5, 1991 | ROBERT SHOGAN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
When Wisconsin Democrats began planning their annual state convention here last month, they envisioned it as the first "cattle show" of the slow-starting 1992 Democratic presidential campaign. All the potential candidates were asked to speak. But, perhaps the most significant invitation was extended to a politician who isn't considered a likely presidential contender--not just yet, anyhow. He is Brooklyn Rep. Stephen J.
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September 24, 1990 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs said Sunday that Pakistan seems to be going ahead with plans to obtain nuclear weapons and suggested that Congress should cut off the $600-million-a-year U.S. aid program to Islamabad. In a letter to President Bush, Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.) asserted that Pakistan has been violating pledges it made to the United States last year to limit its nuclear program. Under existing law, U.S.
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September 5, 1988 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
The embattled Burmese government has "completely lost" the confidence of its people, Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.) declared here Sunday night on arrival from Rangoon, the Burmese capital. "My basic impression is that the future of Burma is likely to be determined in the next week," the congressman, head of the House subcommittee on Asian affairs, said after his whirlwind 24-hour visit. "The people of Burma have already voted decisively in favor of democracy. . . .
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March 15, 1986 | MICHAEL WINES, Times Staff Writer
A House subcommittee investigating the hidden U.S. assets of former Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos hopes to examine 1,500 pages of Marcos' private papers this weekend despite renewed efforts by Marcos to block their release, the panel's chairman, Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.), said Friday.
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May 19, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Myanmar's military government turned down a request by Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.) to observe next week's parliamentary elections, saying he had made malicious attacks on the authorities and encouraged unrest. Solarz had asked to be allowed to visit polling booths and to meet Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the opposition National League for Democracy. She has been under house arrest since last July and is banned from taking part in the May 27 election.
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August 23, 1989 | From Reuters
Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.) called Tuesday for nations to open their doors to Hong Kong residents to lift confidence in the British colony before 1997. Hong Kong reverts to Chinese rule in 1997. China's bloody crushing of pro-democracy activists June 3-4 in Beijing shattered residents' confidence and sparked a rush for foreign visas.
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