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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.
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Understatement of the Week: Mitt Romney

Understatement of the week:
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Iconic Iacocca ironically endorses Romney

DETROIT, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Former Chrysler head Lee Iacocca, an iconic figure in Detroit's storied automotive past, endorsed Mitt Romney's presidential bid.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 15, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011.
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Leno, Iacocca, Petty honored by Chrysler

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 25 (UPI) -- Car buff Jay Leno, racer Richard Petty and former Chrysler chief Lee Iacocca were honored before 570 gala guests at the Auburn Hills (Mich.) Chrysler Museum.
Iacocca solicits funds for museum

Iacocca solicits funds for museum

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Former Ford Motor Co. President and Chrysler Group Chief Executive Officer Lee Iacocca has gone to bat for a Michigan museum, the Automotive Hall of Fame.
Auto execs likely to have pensions cut

Auto execs likely to have pensions cut

DETROIT, June 3 (UPI) -- Bankruptcies at U.S. automakers Chrysler and General Motors Corp. will likely cost former executives at least part of their pension plans, the companies said.
Former UAW chief Douglas Fraser dead at 91

Former UAW chief Douglas Fraser dead at 91

DETROIT, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Douglas Fraser, who led the United Auto Workers during the industry's bleakest years, has died at a suburban Detroit hospital at the age of 91.

The almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, Oct. 15, 2007.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007.
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Iacocca: Administration 'clueless bozos'

DETROIT, April 12 (UPI) -- Former Chrysler Chairman Lee Iacocca calls the Bush administration "a gang of clueless bozos" and attacks the U.S. auto industry in a new book.

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UPI almanacs for Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006.
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Lee Iacocca
Chrysler Corporation Chairman Lee Iacocca delivers Commencement address to Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT) on June 3, 1985, at the M.I.T. campus in Cambridge, MA. Iacocca told the graduates that the nation suffers from to national scandals, mortgage rates and an outdated foreign trade policy, saying jokingly that there were inheriting “A big mansion on a hill, but the problem is we haven’t paid for it yet.” (UPI Photo/mac/pool/Files)
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Lido Anthony "Lee" Iacocca ( /ˌaɪ.əˈkoʊkə/ eye-ə-koh-kə; born October 15, 1924) is an American businessman known for engineering the Mustang, the unsuccessful Ford Pinto, being fired from Ford Motor Company, and his revival of the Chrysler Corporation in the 1980s. He served as President and CEO from 1978 and additionally as chairman from 1979, until his retirement at the end of 1992.

One of the most famous business people in the world, Iacocca was a passionate advocate of U.S. business exports during the 1980s. He is the author (or co-author) of several books, including Iacocca: An Autobiography (with William Novak), and Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

Portfolio named Iacocca the 18th-greatest American CEO of all time.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Lee Iacocca."
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