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July 24, 1987 | SARA FRITZ and NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writers
Secretary of State George P. Shultz, in an unusual public confession, told the congressional Iran- contra committees Thursday that he has offered his resignation to President Reagan at least three times as a result of friction with the CIA and White House staff. All three of Shultz's resignation offers were rejected by Reagan, according to his testimony, and each actually seemed to result in an improvement in the working relationship between the President and the secretary of state.
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February 11, 1998 | MARLENE CIMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After more than three years, the nation once again has a "family doctor." The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Dr. David Satcher, 56, as surgeon general, overcoming an effort by a handful of conservatives to thwart President Clinton's choice for the job. The position has been vacant since 1994, when the flamboyant Dr. Joycelyn Elders was fired.
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February 11, 1998 | MARLENE CIMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After more than three years, the nation once again has a "family doctor." The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Dr. David Satcher, 56, as surgeon general, overcoming an effort by a handful of conservatives to thwart President Clinton's choice for the job. The position has been vacant since 1994, when the flamboyant Dr. Joycelyn Elders was fired.
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July 24, 1987 | SARA FRITZ and NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writers
Secretary of State George P. Shultz, in an unusual public confession, told the congressional Iran- contra committees Thursday that he has offered his resignation to President Reagan at least three times as a result of friction with the CIA and White House staff. All three of Shultz's resignation offers were rejected by Reagan, according to his testimony, and each actually seemed to result in an improvement in the working relationship between the President and the secretary of state.
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