June 14, 1992 |
Undeclared presidential candidate Ross Perot once criticized schools for spending a "disproportionate amount of time" on students with learning problems, it was reported Saturday. The Dallas Morning News reported that in 1983, Perot wrote that schools focus too much on "problem students, students with learning disabilities and students who cannot learn at all." Schools, Perot wrote, should concentrate on average, above average and gifted students.
June 22, 1992 |
GOP TILT: When Republican Edward J. Rollins and Democrat Hamilton Jordan agreed to help guide Ross Perot's prospective presidential candidacy, the move was heralded as a sign of the campaign's independent, bipartisan nature. But based on initial staffing moves, that perception seems in jeopardy. . . . Perhaps because Rollins came on board first, political operatives from various parts of the GOP spectrum are becoming easy to spot at Perot's Dallas headquarters.
June 24, 1992 |
National drug control director Bob Martinez escalated the Bush Administration's attacks on Ross Perot on Tuesday, saying the likely presidential candidate has "a penchant for skulduggery" and is "not fit to be President." "This nation didn't gain a hard-won victory in the Cold War, only to surrender its constitutional liberties to a secretive computer salesman with a penchant for skulduggery," Martinez told the U.S. Conference of Mayors here.
June 20, 1992 |
Prospective presidential candidate Ross Perot praised Colorado supporters Friday who turned in almost 30 times as many signatures as needed to qualify him for the state's November ballot, saying that they had "blown away the political Establishment." Continuing a campaign-type cross-country jaunt that began in California on Thursday and ends today in Massachusetts, Perot jokingly told his Colorado crowd: "You kind of overdid here."
July 4, 1992 |
Music, stars and fireworks mark the Fourth of July. PBS' annual Independence Day extravaganza "A Capitol Fourth, 1992," airing tonight at 7 on KVCR Channel 24, 7:30 on KCET (28), 8 on KPBS (15) and at 9 on KOCE (50), features music from James Galway, Henry Mancini, Julia Migenes, Patti LuPone and the National Symphony Orchestra as well as a fireworks show from the steps of the Washington Monument. "Celebrate the Spirit!
July 10, 1992 |
Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot plans to lie low in Dallas next week during the Democratic convention to try to develop coherent positions on key issues and to regain control of a campaign apparatus that appears to be spinning out of control. Campaign manager Tom Luce said Thursday that Perot was planning no public appearances next week so that he could "finalize" several policy papers and deal with organizational problems.