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JAMES BAKER: THE MAN WHO MADE WASHINGTON WORK | Coming March 2015 | PBS
Power-player, deal-maker, diplomat: whether it was ending the Cold War, conducting Middle East peace talks or settling a disputed presidential election .
Trust but Verify: Will Reince Priebus Be a Repeat of James Baker?
President-elect Reagan chose establishment Republican James Baker III as his White House chief of staff and nearly killed the Reagan Revolution in the process. Baker was not a fan of many of Reagan's conservative supporters, and if the final candidates
Graham Allison & James Baker III & Lucy Walker-Countdown To Zero
Countdown to Zero traces the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations possessing nuclear weapons capabilities with others racing to join them, leaving the world held in a delicate balance that could be shattered by an act of terrorism, failed diplomacy, or a simple accident. The film makes a compelling case for worldwide nuclear disarmament; an issue more topical than ever with the Obama administration working to revive this goal in the present day. Written and Directed by Acclaimed Documentarian Lucy Walker (The Devil s Playground, Blindsight), Produced by Academy Award ® winner Lawrence Bender (Inglourious Basterds, An Inconvenient Truth)
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Captain James A. Baker of Houston, 1857-1941
Captain James A. Baker, Houston lawyer, banker, and businessman, received an alarming telegram on September 23, 1900: his elderly millionaire client William Marsh Rice had died unexpectedly in New York City. Baker rushed to New York, where he unraveled a plot to murder Rice and plunder his estate. Working tirelessly with local authorities, Baker saved Rice’s fortune from more than one hundred claimants; he championed the wishes of his deceased client and founded Rice Institute for the Advancement of Literature, Science and Art—today’s internationally acclaimed Rice University. For fifty years Captain Baker nurtured Rice’s dream. He partnered with leading lawyers to create Houston’s first nationally recognized law firm: Baker, Botts, Lovett & Parker, now the worldwide legal practice of...
- President-elect Reagan chose establishment Republican James Baker III as his White House chief of staff and nearly killed the Reagan Revolution in the process. Baker was not a fan of many of Reagan's conservative supporters, and if the final candidates
- Former secretary of state James Baker III, a member of the commission's advisory committee, brokered an agreement between the family and the commission in September. Congress had rejected requests for funding because of the family's opposition.
- A: The day after I announced I was retiring, I was talking to James A. Baker III, former secretary of State, and he's been a friend and a mentor since going all the way back to the President [Ronald] Reagan days. He said to me, 'John, what are you
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James Beard's Chicken Kiev
(chicken, butter, chives, eggs, flour, garlic, parsley, black pepper, rosemary, salt, vegetable oil, water)
James Baker - Wikipedia
James Addison Baker III (born April 28, 1930) is an American attorney and statesman. He served as White House Chief of Staff and United States Secretary of the ...
James A. Baker, III | People | Baker Botts LLP
James A. Baker, III, has served in senior government positions under three United States Presidents. He served as the nation’s 61st Secretary of State from January ...
Rice University's Baker Institute
Founded in 1993, the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy has established itself as one of the premier nonpartisan public policy think tanks in the country.
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Details, quoting from Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum | Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird:
No reconnaissance aircraft in history has operated globally in more hostile airspace or with such complete impunity than the SR-71, the world's fastest jet-propelled aircraft. The Blackbird's performance and operational achievements placed it at the pinnacle of aviation technology developments during the Cold War.
This Blackbird accrued about 2,800 hours of flight time during 24 years of active service with the U.S. Air Force. On its last flight, March 6, 1990, Lt. Col. Ed Yielding and Lt. Col. Joseph Vida set a speed record by flying from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., in 1 hour, 4 minutes, and 20 seconds, averaging 3,418 kilometers (2,124 miles) per hour. At the...
Quoting Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum | Vought F4U-1D Corsair :
By V-J Day, September 2, 1945, Corsair pilots had amassed an 11:1 kill ratio against enemy aircraft. The aircraft's distinctive inverted gull-wing design allowed ground clearance for the huge, three-bladed Hamilton Standard Hydromatic propeller, which spanned more than 4 meters (13 feet). The Pratt and Whitney R-2800 radial engine and Hydromatic propeller was the largest and one of the most powerful engine-propeller combinations ever flown on a fighter aircraft.
Charles Lindbergh flew bombing missions in a Corsair with Marine Air Group 31 against Japanese strongholds in the Pacific in 1944. This airplane is painted in the colors and markings of the Corsair Sun Setter, a Marine close-support fighter assigned to the USS Essex in July 1944.
Transferred from the United States Navy.
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Details, quoting from Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum | Lockheed P-38J-10-LO Lightning
In the P-38 Lockheed engineer Clarence "Kelly" Johnson and his team of designers created one of the most successful twin-engine fighters ever flown by any nation. From 1942 to 1945, U. S. Army Air Forces pilots flew P-38s over Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Pacific, and from the frozen Aleutian Islands to the sun-baked deserts of North Africa. Lightning pilots in the Pacific theater downed more Japanese aircraft than pilots flying any other Allied warplane.
Maj. Richard I. Bong, America's leading fighter ace, flew this P-38J-10-LO on April 16, 1945, at Wright Field, Ohio, to evaluate an experimental method of interconnecting the movement of the throttle and propeller control levers. However, his right engine exploded in flight before he could conduct the experiment.
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Getting a dash of Vegas
Baker III, Prince George's county executive ... anticipating as many as 7 million new visitors to National Harbor as a result of the casino opening. James C. Dinegar, president and chief executive of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, said the jobs ...
BURLINGTON Baker, Gregory and Jennifer Niles had a daughter ... Thibault, Christopher and Chelsey Leclair had a son, Matthey James Thibault, on October 20 at UVMC. Quigley, Jodi (Reynolds) and Joe had a daughter, Maeve Elizabeth Quigley, on October ...
Amid bullying scandal, district hires new baseball coach
SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of James Whalen as the new head baseball ... Board of Education President Elizabeth Baker said she could not discuss the decision to hire Whalen ...
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