October 1995 (#4063)


October 1995 (#4063)

This file contains material relating to Bosnia, Special Interests, Million Man March, Lamar Alexander, Maya Angelou, Pat Buchanan, Bill Clinton, Johnnie Cochran, Bill Cosby, Robert Dole, Louis Farrakhan, Steve Forbes, Newt Gingrich, Phil Gramm, Jesse Jackson, Michael Jordan, Coretta Scott King, Richard Lugar, Ross Perot, Colin Powell, O.J. Simpson, Arlen Specter, Clarence Thomas, and Oprah Winfrey.

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Jackson, Jesse, 1941-

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The Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, is one of America’s foremost civil rights, religious and political figures. Over the past forty years, he has played a pivotal role in virtually every movement for empowerment, peace, civil rights, gender equality, and economic and social justice. On August 9, 2000, President Bill Clinton awarded Reverend Jackson the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. Reverend Jackson h...

Thomas, Clarence, 1948-

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Clarence Thomas (born June 23, 1948) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by President George H. W. Bush on July 1, 1991, to succeed Thurgood Marshall and is the second African American to serve on the Court. Thomas's service began October 23, 1991. Upon the retirement of Anthony Kennedy in 2018, Thomas became the most senior member of the Supreme Court, that is, the longest-serving current Justice, with a tenure of 28 years, 308 days as of August 2...

Perot, Ross, 1930-2019

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Ross Perot was born June 27, 1930 in Texarkana, TX. He entered the United States Naval Academy in 1949 and left the Navy in 1957. After a successful position with IBM, Perot founded Electronic Data Systems (EDS) in Dallas, TX in 1962. EDS went public in 1968, and General Motors bought a controlling interest in EDS for $2.4 billion in 1984. The same year, Perot's Perot Foundation bought a very early copy of Magna Carta and lent it to the National Archives in Washington, D.C. In 2007, the foundat...

Million Man March (1995 : Washington, D.C.)

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Farrakhan, Louis

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Specter, Arlen

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Philadelphia district attorney at the time of correspondence. From the description of Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1973. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243847872 ...

Simpson, O.J., 1947-

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Jordan, Michael, 1963-....

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Pat Buchanan

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King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006

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Coretta Scott King (b. April 27, 1927, Marion, AL–d. Jan. 30, 2006, Rosarito Beach, Mexico) was the wife of Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. She attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, and earned a degree from the New England Conservatory of Music studying under Marie Sundelius. She met King in Boston and they were married in 1953. They had four children: Yolanda (1955), Martin III (1957), Dexter (1961), and Bernice (1963).The King family lived in Montgomery, Alabama. Mrs. ...

Alexander, Lamar, 1940-

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Lamar Alexander was the Governor of Tennessee from 1979 to 1987, and the president of the University of Tennessee from 1988 to 1991. He served as Secretary of Education from 1991 to 1993, and in 2003 he was elected as a U.S. Senator from Tennessee. From the description of Alexander, Lamar, 1940- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569252 ...

Gingrich, Newt, 1943-

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Newton Leroy Gingrich (born June 17, 1943) is an American politician, author, and historian who served as the 50th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. A member of the Republican Party, he was the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district serving north Atlanta and nearby areas from 1979 until his resignation in 1999. In 2012, Gingrich was a candidate for the presidential nomination of his party. A professor of history and geography at the...

Powell, Colin L., 1937-

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General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) became the 65th Secretary of State on January 20, 2001. As he stated at his confirmation hearing, the guiding principle of U.S. foreign policy during his tenure was that "America stands ready to help any country that wishes to join the democratic world."Powell brought extensive experience with him to his office. Before becoming Secretary of State, he served as a key aide to the Secretary of Defense and as National Security Advisor to President Reagan. He also ...

Gramm, Phil

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Winfrey, Oprah

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Cosby, Bill, 1937-....

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William Henry Cosby, Jr. (Bill) was born in 1937 in Philadelphia. He attended Temple University and received his M.A. and Ed.D. from the University of Massachusetts. He is a noted comedian, actor, and writer. In the early 1970s Cosby created the cartoon character of Fat Albert who gave Cosby the opportunity to present his views on how to handle such childhood problems as lying, stealing, and safety.Biographical source: Something About the Author, Volume 110, p. 65-71. From the descri...

Cochran, Johnnie L., 1937-2005

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Angelou, Maya, 1928-2014

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Maya Angelou (b. Marguerite Annie Johnson, April 4, 1928, St. Louis, MO–d. May 28, 2014, Winston-Salem, NC) was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She became a poet and writer after a series of occupations as a young adult, including fry cook, sex worker, nightclub dancer and performer, c...

Lugar, Richard

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Dole, Robert Joseph "Bob", 1923-

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Bob Dole Politician. Republican. Born: July 22, 1923, Russell, Kansas. Served in U.S. House of Representatives, 6th and 1st Districts: January 3, 1961, to January 3, 1969. Served in U.S. Senate: January 3, 1969, to June 11, 1996. Robert Joseph “Bob” Dole was born in Russell in 1923, to Doran Ray and Bina N. (Talbott) Dole. As a boy growing up in western Kansas during the Great Depression, he worked a number of odd jobs. Forrest "Phog" Allen went to Russell to recruit Dole to play basketball ...

Forbes, Steve, 1947-

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