August 10, 1997 in Nation/World

Milestones

 
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Ten years ago: Ten years ago: President Reagan said he would nominate C. William Verity Jr., a retired steel company executive, to replace the late Malcolm Baldrige as commerce secretary.

Five years ago: President Bush met at his Kennebunkport, Maine, vacation home with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Afterward, Bush announced that Mideast peace talks would resume in two weeks in Washington, D.C.

One year ago: Bob Dole completed the Republican ticket by announcing former housing secretary Jack Kemp as his running mate. Cascading power outages hit parts of nine Western states.


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