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Man found guilty of sending pig head

LONDON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- A London court has found a man guilty of sending a pig's head disguised as a birthday present to his ex-girlfriend's sister-in-law.

Calif. man charged with embezzling wine

SAUSALITO, Calif., May 29 (UPI) -- A well-known resident of Sausalito, Calif., was charged with embezzling valuable wine entrusted to him for storage and using arson to cover his tracks.

Gov. Jeb Bush angered by boot camp death

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 10 (UPI) -- Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has called for the firing of a boot camp supervisor in light of an autopsy that showed a 14-year-old boy there died of suffocation.

Teen's death spurs boot camp overhaul

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 26 (UPI) -- The death of a teenager in a Florida boot camp has sparked a legislative accord that would eliminate all boot camps in favor of a gentler system.

Media: Make boot camp beating video public

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The Miami Herald and CNN have sued the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to release the boot camp videotape of a teen who was beaten and died.

Reagan's legacy topic of White House forum

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- The Reagan administration conducted one final White House staff meeting Thursday as top U.S. officials gathered to recall his accomplishments.

Think tanks wrap-up II

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

Think tank input at White House declines

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The important role that think tanks have traditionally played in advising U.S. presidents about policy is being hampered by the Bush administration's intense to
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tanks Correspondent

Study: Inner city kids want school, jobs

PHILADELPHIA, June 3 (UPI) -- Inner city adolescents living in poverty place the highest priorities on educational opportunities and jobs rather than eliminating the risks that surround them in their daily lives, new research reveals.

Bush has not changed Washington's tone

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- When President George W. Bush assumed office, he swept into the executive mansion vowing to "change the tone in Washington" with pledges of bipartisan cooperati
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

Economic stimulus bill remains stalled

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- President Bush again Wednesday tried again to pressure the Senate into passing an economic stimulus package that he has said would reverse the nation's stagnant
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, UPI White House Reporter

Eight Hoover fellows join defense panel

STANFORD, Calif., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Eight fellows at the Hoover Institution have been appointed to the U.S. Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee, which advises national leaders on major matters
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Martin Anderson is an economist, policy analyst, author and was one of President Ronald Reagan's leading advisors. Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, August 5, 1936 He received his A.B. (summa cum laude) from Dartmouth College in 1957, his M.S. in engineering and business administration at Thayer School of Engineering and Tuck School of Business Administration, 1958, and he earned the first Ph.D. in industrial management ever granted by a college or university in 1962 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

From 1961 to 1962, he was a research fellow at the Joint Center for Urban Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, and from 1962 to 1965 was assistant professor of finance at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, and associate professor from 1965 to 1968. At age 28, he was one of the youngest teachers to receive tenure in Columbia's history.

An admirer of the controversial novelist Ayn Rand, Anderson became personally acquainted with Rand and her circle in the 1960s, and he attended courses at the Nathaniel Branden Institute.

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