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March 24, 1987
Thomas E. Donahue Jr., executive vice president-administration and a director of American Medical International Inc., Beverly Hills, has been installed as president of the Federation of American Health Systems, a major trade group representing 65 hospital-management firms and 1,400 U.S. hospitals.
November 5, 1988
If I had my druthers I would vote for Lloyd Bentsen for President and for vice president I would vote for that brilliant young attorney Quayle--provided that when she comes to Washington that Marilyn would leave J. Danforth "Back Home in Indiana." THOMAS R. DONAHUE Bellflower
October 9, 1992
American workers beware. The North American Free Trade Agreement is a fraud ("The Dirty Little Trade Secret," Opinion, Sept. 27). It promises benefits for all. It will benefit only the elite. Management promises to respect unionism. It will try to destroy unionism. Management promises to respect environmental concerns. It will ignore environmental laws. Management promises a great increase in jobs for Americans. Instead we will get a sizable decrease. Thomas Donahue of the AFL-CIO estimates that because of the trade agreement 600,000 jobs will be lost in the next eight years.
May 2, 1989
Gingrich, GOP whip, who is the prime mover in the removal of Wright, is actually doing the Democrats a favor. Wright will be succeeded by the most capable and very personable House Majority Leader Tom Foley (D-Wash.) Foley may well be the Democratic candidate in 1992. I can foresee the morning-after election headline: "Bush Defoleyated". THOMAS R. DONAHUE Bellflower
November 12, 1987
A new off-Broadway play produced by Reagan's Really High Court Productions, folded before it opened when it was discovered that the lead character, one Douglas Ginsburg, had gone to pot. At the request of Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.), the play was entitled: "Desire Under the Helms." The situation should be investigated by a "joint committee" of Congress. With Helms in the picture it could be another subsidized "Tobacco Road." When executive producer Ed Meese was asked for a comment he replied: "Just don't say no to Doug's (nomination)
September 3, 1988 | STEVE WEINSTEIN
Some key players in the nation's labor force will make appearances on television this Labor Day Weekend. Lynn Williams, president of the United Steelworkers of America, will be the guest on "Business World" Sunday at 11 a.m. (7), 12:30 p.m. (3)(42). Thomas Donahue, AFL-CIO secretary-treasurer, and Labor Secretary Ann McLaughlin are booked on "Newsmaker Sunday," 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday on Cable News Network. McLaughlin also will appear on "This Week With David Brinkley" Sunday at 11:30 a.
November 15, 1989 | From Associated Press
Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell (D-Me.) told the AFL-CIO convention today that President Bush should enforce his "kinder and gentler" rhetoric with deeds to help American workers. "There must be action instead of just talk" and "rhetoric is no substitute for reality," Mitchell said in his speech to the federation's delegates. Bush said during his presidential campaign that if elected, he would work toward a "kinder and gentler" America.
June 12, 1995 | From Associated Press
AFL-CIO President Lane Kirkland's plan to retire and hand control of the organization over to his deputy failed to appease the labor leaders who had originally sought his ouster, spokesmen for the dissident unions said Sunday. Gerald W. McEntee, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, said the dissidents still plan to unveil a list candidates for the organization's top offices on Tuesday. John J.
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