June 28, 1997 in Nation/World



Ten years ago: Secretary of State George P. Shultz said he had found some of the recent revelations about the Iran-Contra affair “sickening,” but he defended the Reagan administration’s foreign policy.

Five years ago: Southern California was rocked by a pair of earthquakes that killed one person and injured 402. French President Francois Mitterrand was cheered as he visited war-torn Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. A 35-year-old man at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center became the first recipient of a baboon liver transplant; he lived 10 more weeks.

One year ago: The Citadel voted to admit women, ending a 153-year-old men-only policy at the South Carolina military school.

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