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October 27, 1993 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an action that could signal improved relations between two of the world's largest international organizations, the United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution proposed by the International Olympic Committee urging member nations to observe Olympic truces during the 1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway, and the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta.
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October 27, 1993 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an action that could signal improved relations between two of the world's largest international organizations, the United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution proposed by the International Olympic Committee urging member nations to observe Olympic truces during the 1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway, and the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 1991
You were wrong when you said that President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro is the first Nicaraguan president to visit the U.S. in 52 years ("Bush Pledges Help on Nicaragua's Debts," April 18). Former President Daniel Ortega visited the U.S. nearly every year during his mandate, mainly to address the United Nations General Assembly. He also visited Washington in 1987, when he held meetings with congressional leaders that led to peace talks with the Contras. ORLANDO J. MONCADA Hacienda Heights
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December 15, 1991 | JAMES BORNEMEIER and STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Before him sat an audience of diplomats from around the globe, if not raptly attentive, at least prepared to give a polite hearing to his report on U.S. views on worldwide nuclear energy policy. Oscar Padilla, a San Diego insurance agency owner, inhaled deeply and began his address to the 46th session of the United Nations General Assembly as an alternate representative of the U.S. mission headed by Ambassador Thomas Pickering.
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December 7, 1988 | Associated Press
Here is the text of Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev's remarks Tuesday upon arrival at Kennedy International Airport, as translated from the Russian by Viktor Sukhudreyev of the Soviet Foreign Ministry: t of all, I should like, on behalf of the Soviet people, to extend my greetings to the United Nations and to express my feelings of profound respect for the American people and for all New Yorkers. I feel the program of my stay here, the stay of my delegation, has taken shape.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 15, 1991 | JAMES BORNEMEIER and STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Before him sat an audience of diplomats from around the globe, if not raptly attentive, at least prepared to give a polite hearing to his report on U.S. views on worldwide nuclear energy policy. Oscar Padilla, a San Diego insurance agency owner, inhaled deeply and began his address to the 46th session of the United Nations General Assembly as an alternate representative of the U.S. mission headed by Ambassador Thomas Pickering.
NEWS
September 21, 1988 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
Argentina won the presidency of the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, and the new leader immediately attacked "the widening of the gap between rich countries and a large part of the developing world" as the major source of global tension. Foreign Minister Dante Caputo indicated in a statement to the General Assembly that he intends to revive an economic debate that spurred U.S.
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September 21, 1989 | From United Press International
President Bush on Wednesday selected Broadway star Pearl Bailey and eight other diplomats, members of Congress and business executives to serve on the U.S. delegation to the 44th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
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October 18, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
The United Nations General Assembly last week elected jurists from Australia, Jamaica and Morocco to serve on a new three-judge trial chamber being added to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague. They are David Anthony Hunt, 63, a retired Australian Supreme Court judge; Jamaican Deputy Solicitor-General Patrick Lipton Robinson, 54; and law professor Mohammed Bennouna, 55, of Morocco.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 12, 2014 | By Christy Khoshaba
Shirley Temple Black, the dimpled curly-haired scene-stealer, warmed hearts from the start. She died this week at age 85 at her home near San Francisco, and though Temple Black went on to lead a storied life well outside Hollywood, there are still a few facts that some readers may not know. Here's a sampling: Watch out Hollywood, I'm here: At 3, Temple made her on-screen debut, but it was a strange one. She and a handful of other toddlers starred in the 1932 parody series “Baby Burlesks.” The toddlers wore diapers and barely there lingerie, playing hookers and World War I soldiers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 1991
You were wrong when you said that President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro is the first Nicaraguan president to visit the U.S. in 52 years ("Bush Pledges Help on Nicaragua's Debts," April 18). Former President Daniel Ortega visited the U.S. nearly every year during his mandate, mainly to address the United Nations General Assembly. He also visited Washington in 1987, when he held meetings with congressional leaders that led to peace talks with the Contras. ORLANDO J. MONCADA Hacienda Heights
NEWS
December 7, 1988 | Associated Press
Here is the text of Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev's remarks Tuesday upon arrival at Kennedy International Airport, as translated from the Russian by Viktor Sukhudreyev of the Soviet Foreign Ministry: t of all, I should like, on behalf of the Soviet people, to extend my greetings to the United Nations and to express my feelings of profound respect for the American people and for all New Yorkers. I feel the program of my stay here, the stay of my delegation, has taken shape.
NEWS
September 21, 1988 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
Argentina won the presidency of the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, and the new leader immediately attacked "the widening of the gap between rich countries and a large part of the developing world" as the major source of global tension. Foreign Minister Dante Caputo indicated in a statement to the General Assembly that he intends to revive an economic debate that spurred U.S.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 21, 1990 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Audrey Hepburn and Anne Frank: Audrey Hepburn has called her performance in a musical work based on "The Diary of Anne Frank" among the finest experiences of her life. An audience of 2,400 stood in tribute Monday after Hepburn's narration during a world-premiere performance of composer Michael Tilson Thomas' "From the Diary of Anne Frank" at Philadelphia's Academy of Music. The performance was part of UNICEF's "Concerts for Life: An American Tour for the World's Children."
NATIONAL
January 4, 2010 | By Paul Richter
President Obama's ambitious plan to begin phasing out nuclear weapons has run up against powerful resistance from officials in the Pentagon and other U.S. agencies, posing a threat to one of his most important foreign policy initiatives. Obama laid out his vision of a nuclear-free world in a speech in Prague, Czech Republic, last April, pledging that the U.S. would take dramatic steps to lead the way. Nine months later, the administration is locked in internal debate over a top-secret policy blueprint for shrinking the U.S. nuclear arsenal and reducing the role of such weapons in America's military strategy and foreign policy.
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