Source: Kerrey top choice to head MPAA

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LOS ANGELES, May 22 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey, D-Neb., is the choice of major studios to head the Motion Picture Association of America, a source told The Hollywood Reporter.

University protest ends with arrests

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- More than 20 people who occupied a building at the New School in New York to demand the resignation of President Bob Kerrey were arrested Friday.

Faculty gives Kerrey no-confidence vote

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey was given a no-confidence vote Wednesday by faculty at the New School, the New York university he has run since 2001.

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Kerrey won't run for Senate

OMAHA, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Bob Kerrey, a former governor and U.S. Senator, said he has decided against running in Nebraska's Senate primary.

Hagel to retire from U.S. Senate

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NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- Students and faculty at the progressive New York college, the New School, are protesting plans for U.S. Sen. John McCain to be the commencement speaker.

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Kerrey believes intel. changes will come

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- The need to remake the U.S. intelligence establishment is clear, former Sen. Bob Kerrey said Sunday, even in the face of bureaucratic resistance.

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Bob Kerrey
NYP2001042618 - 26 APRIL 2001- NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Former Nebraska Senator Bob Kerrey, who now heads the New School University in New York, and his wife Sarah Paley leave the April 26, 2001, press conference after Kerrey admitted to a accidential civilian kill during the Vietnam War. Kerrey earned the Bronze Star in 1969. rlw/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI

Joseph Robert "Bob" Kerrey (born August 27, 1943) was the 35th Governor of Nebraska from 1983 to 1987 and a U.S. Senator from Nebraska (1989–2001). He was also an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1992. Since leaving the Senate he has served as president of The New School, a university in New York City.

Kerrey was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and attended Lincoln Northeast High School, where he credits his chemistry teacher, Bob Reese, for inspiring him to pursue a career in the sciences. He went on to graduate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1966 with a degree in pharmacy. During his senior year at Nebraska, he was a member of the Society of Innocents, the chancellor's senior honorary.

Kerrey served in the United States Navy as a SEAL from 1966 to 1969 during the Vietnam War, lost the lower part of one leg in combat, and received the Medal of Honor. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta.

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