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George Stanley McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012) was an American politician, historian, U.S. representative, U.S. senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presidential election. McGovern grew up in Mitchell, South Dakota, where he was a renowned debater. He volunteered for the U.S. Army Air Forces upon the country's entry into World War II and as a B-24 Liberator pilot flew 35 missions over German-occupied Europe from a base in Italy. Among the medals besto...
Walter Frederick "Fritz" Mondale (born January 5, 1928) is an American politician, diplomat and lawyer who served as the 42nd vice president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. A United States senator from Minnesota (1964–1976), he was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1984 United States presidential election, but lost to Ronald Reagan in an Electoral College landslide. Reagan won 49 states while Mondale carried his home state of Minnesota and the District of Columbia. In October 2002, M...
Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th vice president of the United States from 1965 to 1969. He twice served in the United States Senate, representing Minnesota from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978. He was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1968 presidential election, losing to Republican nominee Richard Nixon. Born in Wallace, South Dakota, Humphrey attended the University of Minnesota. At one point he helped run his ...
Maurice Robert "Mike" Gravel served two terms, from 1969 to 1980, as a United States Senator from Alaska. A native of Massachusetts, he came to Anchorage, Alaska, in 1956, entered the real estate business, and in 1962 was first elected to the Alaska State House of Representatives from District 8, Spenard (Anchorage). From the description of Mike Gravel Papers, 1957-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 314196813 ...
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...
The Tisch School of the Arts (TSOA) at NYU was founded as a school of performing and media arts in 1965. Alumni include Spike Lee, Oliver Stone, Amy Heckerling, and Ang Lee. The first Dean of the school was Robert W. Corrigan, the second David J. Oppenheim. Theodore Hoffman, who came to NYU in 1965 to help establish the Theatre Program, was also an important figure in the early history of the school. From the description of Tisch School of the Arts records, 1956-1981 (bulk 1965-1981)...
The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), founded in 1952, is a union of approximately 70,000 members representing professional actors, journalists, dancers, singers, announcers, hosts, comedians, and disc jockeys from numerous media industries, including television, radio, cable, sound recordings, video productions, commercials, audio books, non-broadcast industrials, interactive games, internet productions, and other digital media. The union trac...
Educator, ambassador, senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Daniel P. Moynihan : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147598 Moynihan taught government at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Daniel P. Moynihan, 1976. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973257 Public official, diplomat, educator, and U.S. senator from New York. From the description of Papers, 1786-1...
Federal trade commissioner, lawyer, and lobbyist. From the description of Michael Pertschuk papers, 1949-2002 (bulk 1977-2001). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983028 Biographical Note 1933, Jan. 12 Born, London, England 1954 B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn. ...
Lyndon Baines Johnson was born on August 27, 1908 at Stonewall, Texas. He was the first child of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson, and had three sisters and a brother: Rebekah, Josefa, Sam Houston, and Lucia. In 1913, the Johnson family moved to nearby Johnson City, named for Lyndon''s forebears, and Lyndon entered first grade. On May 24, 1924 he graduated from Johnson City High School. He decided to forego higher education and moved to California with a few friends, where he pe...
Thomas Stephen Foley (March 6, 1929 – October 18, 2013) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 49th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1989 to 1995. A member of the Democratic Party, Foley represented Washington's fifth district for thirty years (1965–1995). He was the first Speaker of the House since 1862 to be defeated in a re-election campaign. Born in Spokane, Washington, Foley attended Gonzaga University and pursued a legal career after graduating...
Edward Mezvinsky, Democratic congressman from Iowa. Represented Iowa's 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives for two terms, from 1973-1977. From the description of Letter to Marianne Michael : Iowa City, Iowa, 1973, Oct. 25 (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 682570106 ...
Jurist, U.S. secretary of health, education and welfare, and U.S representative and senator from and governor of Connecticut. From the description of Papers of Abraham Ribicoff, 1927-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 76017640 Biographical Note 1910, Apr. 9 Born, New Britain, Conn. 1933 L.L.B. Univers...
Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-1968), brother of former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was a Senator from New York. He graduated from Milton Academy in Massachusetts, and served in the United States Navy Reserve from 1944 to 1946. Kennedy later graduated from Harvard University in 1948 and then from the University of Virginia Law School in 1951. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951. He worked as an attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice from 1951 ...
Claiborne deBorda Pell was born on November 22, 1918 in New York City to Matilda Bigelow Pell and Herbert Claiborne Pell. The Pell family lineage includes five members of Congress and George Mifflin Dallas, who was Vice President to President James Polk, 1845-1849. Senator Pell's father served as a United States Congressman from New York, 1919-1921, as well as Minister to Portugal, 1937-1941, Minister to Hungary, 1941-1942, and a United States Representative to the Unit...
The Harvard School of Public Health began as a cooperative program between Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The School for Health Officers of Harvard University and M.I.T. opened in 1913 as the first formally organized school of public health in the U.S. The name of the school was changed to Harvard-M.I.T. School of Public Health in 1918, and courses in industrial hygiene were offered in that year. In 1922 the school was reorganized under the direction of Harvard whi...
Radio station WNYC is the oldest municipally owned and operated non-commercial radio station in the United States. WNYC was credated in the early 1920's by the City government with the expectation that it would provide instruction, enlightenment, entertainment, and recreation to the residents of New York City. The station has played a unique and active role in the interaction between government and citizen, presenting a wide range of programming, with a special emphasis ...
Painter, photographer; Roosevelt, N.J. From the description of Ben Shahn interview, 1964 Apr. 14 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82606033 Artist Ben Shahn was a Russian Jewish immigrant to New York. He apprenticed with a lithographer, studied at several New York colleges, and toured Europe, acquiring the skills to express his artistic ability. He is chiefly remembered as a muralist, painter, photographer, and printmaker, visually chronicling America during ...
Biographical Note Tony Schwartz, 1923-2008, was a media consultant, radio host and producer, educator, author, folk music documentarian and collector, and sound designer whose work has influenced many different aspects of the audiovisual landscape of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. He is most commonly associated with the “Daisy ad” he helped develop for Lyndon Baines Johnson’s 1964 presidential campaign against Barry Goldwater, a spot...
Program to encourage police officers to begin college by offering 6 credits in conjunction with the New York City Police Department. Courses are in basic communications, group interaction analysis, and social perception. From the description of Prelect program, 1971-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155488902 ...
Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....
Harry Mason Reid (born December 2, 1939) is a retired American attorney and politician who served as a United States Senator from Nevada from 1987 to 2017. He led the Senate's Democratic Conference from 2005 to 2017 and was the Senate Majority Leader from 2007 to 2015. Reid began his public career as the city attorney for Henderson, Nevada before winning election to the Nevada Assembly in 1968. Reid's former boxing coach, Mike O'Callaghan, chose Reid as his running mate in the 1970 Nevada gub...
Dukakis, Governor of Massachusetts, was running for U.S. President at the time of this writing. From the description of TLS, 1988 July 21 : Boston, MA to Carl Flintermann. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 28083640 A four-term Massachusetts legislator and a three-term Massachusetts governor, Dukakis was the Democratic presidential candidate in 1988 who was defeated by George Bush. From the description of Speech, July 29, 1988. (Abraham Lincoln Pres...
Andrew Jackson Young (b. 1932) was a clergyman, civil rights leader, and U.S. Representative from Georgia, serving from January 3, 1973 until his resignation on January 29, 1977, to become United States representative to the United Nations with the rank of Ambassador. He served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations from 1977 until his resignation on September 23, 1979. He served as Mayor of Atlanta, 1982 to 1989. From the description of Young, Andrew, 1932- (U.S. National Archives...