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April 9, 1988 | Associated Press
Police say that George White, the architect of the Capitol, suffered minor injuries Friday when his government car struck one of the barricades that White recommended be installed to protect the Capitol from terrorists. Officer Dan Nichols of the Capitol police force said that White, who is responsible for the Capitol's buildings and grounds, was treated by Capitol physicians, along with a driver who also suffered minor injuries.
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December 21, 1999 | From Times Wire Services
Police in the nation's capital will be on heightened alert for terrorism on New Year's Eve in light of the arrest of an Algerian-born man caught with bomb components at the Canadian border, Washington's police chief said Monday. Charles Ramsey stressed, however, that "there is no reason to believe that Washington, D.C., has been targeted at this time."
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January 30, 1991 | PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid fears of a terrorist attack, officials took unprecedented security precautions Tuesday as most of the government's top officials and many foreign diplomats gathered in the House chamber to hear President Bush's State of the Union speech. Measures ranging from a dynamite-sniffing device to waves of police and rooftop sharpshooters gave Capitol Hill the look of a combat zone, reflecting tensions over the war in the Persian Gulf.
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April 26, 1997 | From The Washington Post
The suspicious package discovered Thursday at B'nai B'rith--sparking an hours-long chemical-hazard alert that closed several downtown streets--was sent by someone claiming to be associated with a group called the Counter Holocaust Lobbyists of Hillel, according to the FBI Joint Terrorist Task Force.
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February 4, 1987 | RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writer
In a move that may further strain U.S.-Chilean relations, a former Chilean secret police captain has turned himself over to U.S. authorities and agreed to cooperate in the investigation of the 1976 Embassy Row murder of exiled Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier, The Times learned Tuesday. Capt.
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December 21, 1999 | From Times Wire Services
Police in the nation's capital will be on heightened alert for terrorism on New Year's Eve in light of the arrest of an Algerian-born man caught with bomb components at the Canadian border, Washington's police chief said Monday. Charles Ramsey stressed, however, that "there is no reason to believe that Washington, D.C., has been targeted at this time."
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April 26, 1997 | From The Washington Post
The suspicious package discovered Thursday at B'nai B'rith--sparking an hours-long chemical-hazard alert that closed several downtown streets--was sent by someone claiming to be associated with a group called the Counter Holocaust Lobbyists of Hillel, according to the FBI Joint Terrorist Task Force.
NEWS
January 30, 1991 | PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid fears of a terrorist attack, officials took unprecedented security precautions Tuesday as most of the government's top officials and many foreign diplomats gathered in the House chamber to hear President Bush's State of the Union speech. Measures ranging from a dynamite-sniffing device to waves of police and rooftop sharpshooters gave Capitol Hill the look of a combat zone, reflecting tensions over the war in the Persian Gulf.
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April 9, 1988 | Associated Press
Police say that George White, the architect of the Capitol, suffered minor injuries Friday when his government car struck one of the barricades that White recommended be installed to protect the Capitol from terrorists. Officer Dan Nichols of the Capitol police force said that White, who is responsible for the Capitol's buildings and grounds, was treated by Capitol physicians, along with a driver who also suffered minor injuries.
NEWS
February 4, 1987 | RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writer
In a move that may further strain U.S.-Chilean relations, a former Chilean secret police captain has turned himself over to U.S. authorities and agreed to cooperate in the investigation of the 1976 Embassy Row murder of exiled Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier, The Times learned Tuesday. Capt.
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