Photographs Documenting Agency Officials, and Headquarters Special Events and Facilities.
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The National Council of Negro Women (NANW) was founded December 5, 1935 by Mary McLeod Bethune. It grew out of the National Association of Colored Women (NACW). Bethune was an educator and the daughter of former slaves. She branched off the ideas of the NACW and began the start of the NCNW to help African American women and their families. Women on the council fought more towards political and economic successes of black women to uplift them in society. NCNW fulfills this mission through researc...
George Walker Bush was born July 6, 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut, the first son of future President George Herbert Walker Bush and his wife Barbara (Pierce) Bush. George W. Bush served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009. He was also the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. Bush earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University in 1968. After college, Bush enlisted in the Air National Guard, serving in Texas and Alabama until his discharge in November 19...
Condoleezza "Condi" Rice (born November 14, 1954) is an American diplomat, political scientist, civil servant, and professor who served as the 66th United States Secretary of State from 2005 to 2009 and as the 20th United States National Security Advisor from 2001 to 2005. A member of the Republican Party, Rice was the first female African-American Secretary of State and the first woman to serve as National Security Advisor. Rice was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and grew up while the South wa...
Henry Alfred Kissinger (born May 27, 1923) is an American diplomat and political scientist who served as the Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under the presidential administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Born in Germany as Heinz Alfred Kissinger, he was a Jewish refugee who fled the Nazi regime with his family in 1938. He became National Security Advisor in 1969 and later Secretary of State in 1973. For his actions negotiating a ceasefire in Vietnam, Kissinger received...
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 ...
Social worker. From the description of Reminiscences of Dorothy I. Height : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740864 Civil rights activist; YWCA worker From the description of Dorothy Irene Height papers, 1937-2005 (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 463485177 Dorothy Irene Height was born March 24, 1912 in Richmond, Virginia to Fannie Burroughs and James Height. Both of Height's paren...
Antonin Scalia was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court for thirty years, 1986-2016. He was the first Italian-American to be nominated to the court. Born on March 11, 1936 in Trenton, New Jersey, he was raised in Queens, New York, and earned his A.B. summa cum laude from Georgetown University. After receiving his LL.B. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, he worked as a lawyer in private practice for Jones, Day, Cockley, and Reavis in Cleavland, OH; as a law professor for the Univers...
R. Nicholas Burns (b. Jan. 28, 1956, Buffalo, N.Y.) was appointed by Secretary of State Christopher as Spokesman of the Department of State and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs in January 1995. A career Senior Foreign Service Officer, had served for the previous five years on the National Security Council staff at the White House. From 1993 to 1995 he was Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Affairs. He had lead responsibil...
Charles, Prince of Wales (b. November 14, 1948, London, England) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II. He is the longest-serving heir apparent in British history, having held the position since 1952. Charles was born at Buckingham Palace as the first grandchild of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. He was educated at Cheam and Gordonstoun Schools, which his father, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, had attended as a child, as well as the Timber...
Lowell Bruce Laingen (b. Aug. 6, 1922, Minnesota), senior American official held hostage during the Iran hostage crisis. A graduate of St. Olaf College, studied at the National War College, and received a M.A. in International Relations from the University of Minnesota. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy, and in 1949 joined the U.S. Foreign Service. He served until 1977 at posts in Germany, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and then was appointed ambassador to Malta in 1977. He was sent ...
Robert Bruce Zoellick was born on July 25, 1953, in Evergreen Park, Illinois. He graduated from Swarthmore College with a B.A in 1975, and from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 1981 with his M.P.P. He served as Under Secretary for Economic and Agricultural Affairs at the U.S. State Department, and in 1992 and 1993 was deputy chief of staff at the White House and assistant to President George Bush. From the description of Zoellick, Robert B. (Robert Bruce), 19...