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March 4, 1998 | DAVID WILLMAN and CECILIA BALLI, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Vernon E. Jordan Jr., the lobbyist and trusted advisor to President Clinton, spent more than five hours Tuesday before a federal grand jury that is examining why he found a lawyer and a new job for Monica S. Lewinsky, the former White House intern. Jordan appeared serious of purpose when he arrived at and left a federal courthouse here accompanied by a law partner who represents him.
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February 13, 1999
Of all the characters involved in this unfolding saga, Vernon E. Jordan Jr. seems to have emerged the most unblemished. A respected attorney and lobbyist--whose attempts to help Monica S. Lewinsky secure a new job came under close scrutiny--Jordan is expected to quietly move back into his role as President Clinton's best friend, occasional golfing buddy and unofficial White House advisor. Jordan, 63, is the quintessential Washington insider and power broker.
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February 2, 1999 | FAYE FIORE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mud has splattered all over town since the Monica S. Lewinsky mess exploded more than a year ago, but none of it seems to have spotted the London-made Turnbull and Asser shirts worn by Vernon E. Jordan Jr. After testifying five times before a federal grand jury last year, Jordan--Bill Clinton's golfing companion and confidant--takes the witness chair again today.
NEWS
February 2, 1999 | FAYE FIORE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mud has splattered all over town since the Monica S. Lewinsky mess exploded more than a year ago, but none of it seems to have spotted the London-made Turnbull and Asser shirts worn by Vernon E. Jordan Jr. After testifying five times before a federal grand jury last year, Jordan--Bill Clinton's golfing companion and confidant--takes the witness chair again today.
NEWS
February 13, 1999
Of all the characters involved in this unfolding saga, Vernon E. Jordan Jr. seems to have emerged the most unblemished. A respected attorney and lobbyist--whose attempts to help Monica S. Lewinsky secure a new job came under close scrutiny--Jordan is expected to quietly move back into his role as President Clinton's best friend, occasional golfing buddy and unofficial White House advisor. Jordan, 63, is the quintessential Washington insider and power broker.
NEWS
October 22, 1998 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A white-supremacist who shot Clinton confidant Vernon E. Jordan Jr. in 1980 and crippled Hustler publisher Larry Flynt in 1978 was convicted in Cincinnati of the 1980 murders of two black teenagers. The jury deliberated less than an hour before reaching a verdict on Joseph Paul Franklin, who has been convicted of nine murders and awaits execution in Missouri.
NEWS
March 25, 1996 | Associated Press
No sooner had President Clinton's family left town than the president felt the need for a marathon round of golf. Clinton took advantage of sunshine and temperatures in the low 60s Sunday to play 36 holes at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. Joining the president for the 6 1/2-hour session were longtime friend Vernon E. Jordan Jr., former Deputy White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles and John Hilley, an assistant to the president for legislative affairs.
NEWS
August 23, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
President Clinton helped Martha's Vineyard Hospital raise $54,000 in charitable contributions by playing golf. "Oh no!" he cried when his first shot went awry. "Whoa, Mama!" he shouted on a drive later in the game. Clinton participated in the hospital's eighth annual golf tournament with Washington powerbroker Vernon E. Jordan Jr., who headed Clinton's post-election transition to the White House, as well as Assistant Atty. Gen.
BUSINESS
June 21, 1989
RJR Nabisco Inc., New York, has elected four new directors, including Vernon E. Jordan Jr., former president of the National Urban League. The two outside directors elected were Jordan, who is a partner in the Washington law firm Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, and John G. Medlin Jr., chairman, president and chief executive of First Wachovia Corp. Also elected were H. John Greeniaus, president and chief executive of Nabisco Brands Inc., and James W. Johnston, president and chief executive of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco USA. Jordan previously served on the RJR Nabisco board from 1980 to February, 1989, and Medlin served on the board from 1983 to April, 1989.
NEWS
October 1, 1993 | Associated Press
National Urban League President John E. Jacob announced Thursday that he is retiring after 12 years as head of the civil rights organization. "The Bible tells us that 'to everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven,' " Jacob said in a statement. "It is time to retire." Jacob, 58, did not give a retirement date and said he will remain on the job until a successor is named. A search committee has been formed from the league's board of trustees.
NEWS
March 4, 1998 | DAVID WILLMAN and CECILIA BALLI, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Vernon E. Jordan Jr., the lobbyist and trusted advisor to President Clinton, spent more than five hours Tuesday before a federal grand jury that is examining why he found a lawyer and a new job for Monica S. Lewinsky, the former White House intern. Jordan appeared serious of purpose when he arrived at and left a federal courthouse here accompanied by a law partner who represents him.
NEWS
November 25, 2000 | Associated Press
Accompanied by some prominent friends as well as family, President Clinton played a round of golf Friday in the Maryland mountains near Camp David. Vernon E. Jordan Jr., Democratic fund-raiser Terence McAuliffe and Hollywood producer Harry Thomason went to the Black Rock Golf Club to be with Clinton during the president's extended Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The president's brother, Roger, also was at the club. Jordan, McAuliffe and Clinton's stepfather, Dick Kelley of Little Rock, Ark.
NEWS
August 20, 1999 | Associated Press
President Clinton celebrated his 53rd birthday Thursday by sharing a few inside jokes with White House staff and then leaving Washington for more than two weeks of vacationing and politicking. He promised reporters traveling with him to Martha's Vineyard: "I'll try not to work you too hard." Later, presidential friend Vernon E. Jordan Jr. met Clinton's plane on the island off Massachusetts. As in past years, Jordan planned a small birthday celebration for Clinton at Jordan's vacation home.
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