City Club of Cleveland Forum sound recordings, 1960-1989 1948-2011
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Cesar Chavez (b. March 31, 1927, Yuma, AZ – d. April 23, 1993, San Luis, AZ) was an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (later the United Farm Workers union, UFW) in 1962. Originally a Mexican American farm worker, Chavez became the best known Latino American civil rights activist, and was strongly promoted by the American labor movement, which was eager to enroll Hispanic members. His public-relations approac...
Herman Badillo (August 21, 1929 – December 3, 2014) was a trailblazing Puerto Rican politician. Initially a member of the Democratic Party, he served as borough president of The Bronx and U.S. Representative from New York's 21st and 22nd congressional districts. Badillo was the first Puerto Rican elected to these posts. An unsuccessful five-time candidate for the Democratic nomination for Mayor of New York City, he was the first Puerto Rican mayoral candidate in a major city in the continental U...
Edward Asner (November 15, 1929 – August 29, 2021) was an American actor and a president of the Screen Actors Guild. He is known for playing Lou Grant during the 1970s and early 1980s, on both The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off series Lou Grant, making him one of the few television actors to portray the same character in both a comedy and a drama. He is the most honored male performer in the history of the Primetime Emmy Awards, having won seven – five for portraying Lou Grant (three as ...
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...
George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) was Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1992. He was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, to Dorothy Walker Bush and Prescott Bush (who was a Republican Senator from Connecticut from 1952 to 1962). He graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts on his 18th birthday, June 12, 1942. That same day, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 2nd Class. Receiving ...
Barry Morris Goldwater (January 2, 1909 – May 29, 1998) was an American politician, businessman, and author who was a five-term Senator from Arizona (1953–1965, 1969–1987) and the Republican Party nominee for president of the United States in 1964. Despite his loss of the 1964 presidential election in a landslide, Goldwater is the politician most often credited with having sparked the resurgence of the American conservative political movement in the 1960s. He also had a substantial impact on the...
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is an American politician serving as the 46th President of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017 under Barack Obama and represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate from 1973 to 2009. Biden was raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and New Castle County, Delaware. He studied at the University of Delaware before receiving his law degree from Syracuse ...
David Salzer Broder (b. 1929, Chicago, Illinois), journalist and political columnist, wrote for the following journals and papers: Congressional Quarterly (1955-60), Washington Star (1960-65), New York Times (1965-66), and the Washington Post (1966-). Broder is the author of The Party's Over (1972), The Changing of the Guard (1980) and Behind the Front Page (1987). From the description of Broder, David S. (David Salzer), 1929- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId...
Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio from 1977 to 1979. From the description of [Oral interview] / Dennis J. Kucinich ; interview conducted by R. Gary Hasek, 1989. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 21204392 ...
Ralph Nader (b. Feb. 27, 1934, Winsted, CT) graduated from Princeton University (1955) and received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School (1958). After law school he served in the U.S. Army as a cook. Starting in 1959, Nader began practicing as a lawyer in Hartford, CT, while lecturing at the University of Hartford. He was also a writer for the Christian Science Monitor and The Nation. In 1964, he relocated to Washington, DC to serve as a consultant to Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel Patrick M...
Biographical Note Eliot Janeway was born in New York City in 1913. As a political economist he wrote books, articles, and syndicated columns. He served as an economic advisor to Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson. He was a vigorous critic of presidential economic policies from the Roosevelt to the Ronald Reagan administrations. He died in 1993 in New York City. Elizabeth Hall was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1913. She married El...
Richard F. "Dick" Celeste (b. Nov. 11, 1937, Cleveland, OH) was governor of Ohio, diplomat, and politician. He graduated from Yale University (1959) and received a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Exeter College, Oxford University. After, he served as staff liaison in Peace Corps as assistant to Chester Bowles. He was elected to Ohio House of Representatives (1970) and later Lieutenant Governor of Ohio (1974). Celeste was appointed director of Peace Corps by Pres. Jimmy Carter (1979-1981). Later, ...
President of the United Steelworkers of America beginning in 1965 and active during the formative years of the union in the Canton, Ohio local of Timken Roller Bearings; also served on the War Labor Board during World War II. From the description of Ohio Labor History Project interview : Mr. I.W. Abel / I.W. Abel; interview conducted by James Ragazino, 1975. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 61670106 ...
The City Club of Cleveland promotes both free speech and the free exchange of ideas among a diverse membership. Incorporated in 1912, the City Club established itself as an impartial, non-partisan organization, providing the venue for discussion of political, social, and economic issues. The weekly Forum, presented during the Friday lunch hour, reflects organizational goals. The Forum consists of a formal speech, roundtable discussion, or debate, often on controversial topics. An audience questi...
Ralph J. Perk (1914-1999) was a city councilman, Cuyahoga County Auditor, and mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. A native Clevelander, he began his career in politics as a councilman representing the Broadway and East 55th Street area (the old thirteenth ward) from 1953 to 1963. A Republican, he served as county auditor from 1963 to 1971, the first county-wide elected GOP official since the early 1930s. Perk ran unsuccessfully for mayor in 1965 and in 1969, but won in 1971 when he ran agains...
Scientist turned college administrator Raymond Cobb Bowen was born September 19, 1934 in New Haven, Connecticut. Growing up in the Elm Haven public housing projects, Bowen's parents, Raymond Curtis Bowen and Lucille Cobb Bowen, were frustrated in their attempts to gain a higher education and wanted more for their son. He attended Baldwin and Winchester elementary schools and graduated from James Hillhouse High School in 1952. He earned a B.A. in zoology in 1956 from the University of Connecticut...
George Victor Voinovich was born in 1936 and grew up on Cleveland's east side. He attended Ohio University for his undergraduate studies and received his law degree from Ohio State University in 1961. Following his marriage to Janet Allan in 1962, he established a law practice in his Collinwood neighborhood. He was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives in 1966, became Cuyahoga County Auditor in 1971, and was elected a Cuyahoga County commissioner in 1976. He also served one term as Lieute...
John Herschel Glenn, Jr. (b. July 18, 1921, Cambridge, Guernsey County-d. December 8, 2016, Columbus, Ohio), astronaut and U.S. Senator from Ohio. He attended public schools of New Concord, Ohio, and later graduated from Muskingum College. Glenn served in the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1965, and was later a test pilot and joining the United States space program in 1959. He was selected as one of the original seven Mercury astronauts. In February 1962, Glenn became the first American...
John Bayard Anderson (February 15, 1922 – December 3, 2017) was a United States politician from Illinois. As a member of the Republican Party, he served in the United States House of Representatives, representing Illinois's 16th congressional district from 1961 to 1981. In 1980, he ran an independent campaign for president, receiving 6.6% of the popular vote. Born in Rockford, Illinois, Anderson practiced law after serving in the Army during World War II. After a stint in the United States Fo...
Ralph David Abernathy (1926-1990) was a minister, civil rights leader, and confidant of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. From the description of Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570514 ...
United States secretary of education, 1985-1988. From the description of William John Bennett speeches and writings, 1985-1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123458490 Biographical/Historical Note United States secretary of education, 1985-1988. From the guide to the William John Bennett speeches and writings, 1985-1987, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...
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 ...