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ROSS PEROT: HE'S BACK (PART TWO)

The suitors began paying court months ago. When H. Ross Perot stopped by Hilton Head, South Carolina, last year, his "phone pal" Lamar Alexander, the former...

Politics 1-800-Pound Guerrillas

Call it the Touch-Tone Rebellion, the Phone P-for-Protest Uprising or the 800-Number Insurrection. Just six months ago, a mad-as-hell voter enraged at the mess...

WALL STREET: Perot's Orderly Retreat

Computer Millionaire H. Ross Perot's decision in 1971 to take over the teetering brokerage firm of duPont, Glore Forgan & Co. was widely credited with...

Driving into the Computer Age

General Motors offers $2.5 billion for a data-processing firm Despite its almost incomprehensible size, the business of General Motors could always be summed...

Business: High Flyers in Trouble

The world's stock markets run with due respect for the rules of irony. Although they are the biggest casinos on earth, the bourses often deal harshly with men...

Peace for a Price at GM

They were the odd couple atop the world's largest industrial corporation. One was a consummate organization man who had risen fast by mastering the bureaucracy...

A FOOL AND HIS MONEY

What a pity that the Clinton administration won't let Louis Farrakhan accept either a $1 billion gift or the $250,000 that went along with the human-rights award...

Surprise! Nafta's Already Here

Bill Clinton and H. Ross Perot may be reluctant to acknowledge it, but the U.S.-Mexican border is already wide open to trade and likely to remain so whether the...

The Billionaire Boy Scout: ROSS PEROT

Piece of work. H. Ross Perot. He's the best right-wing populist billionaire we've got in Texas, so if you don't like him, you're out of luck. Everyone wants to...

Ethics: A Hard Case of Contempt

To her supporters, including Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot and the National Organization for Women, she is Mother Courage personified. Dr. Elizabeth Morgan,...

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