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a contract with ''Time (Time (magazine))'' covering the White House for the next 29 years. Halstead was one of six photographers who accompanied Richard Nixon to China in 1972. His photographs have appeared on 47 ''Time'' covers, more than any other photographer. During this period he also worked as a "Special Photographer" on films to produce photography used in advertising materials for the major studios. The films he worked on included, ''Goodfellas'', '' Memphis Belle

industry campaign

. Not only was the ''Tribune'' the first newspaper to publish the transcripts, but it beat the Government Printing Office's own published version, and made headlines doing so. In April 2002 the United States pressed for and won his replacement by Rajendra Pachauri as IPCC chair. According to ''New Scientist'', "The oil industry seems to be behind the move." The industry campaign to oust Watson had begun days after George W. Bush's inauguration in January 2001

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thought you were referring to me as Uncle Sam....Am I right?" White responded, "Yes, Mr. President, I wrote that song to you after seeing how my brother was treated in the segregated section of Fort Dix army camp.... However that wasn't the first song I wrote to you.... In 1933, I wrote and recorded a song called 'Low Cotton,' about the plight of Negro cotton pickers down South, and in the lyrics I made an appeal directly to you to help their situation." The President, interested


at the White House by President George W. Bush in the East Room. The National Medal of Arts is an award and title created by the Congress of the United States in 1984, for the purpose of honoring artists and patrons of the arts. It is the highest honor conferred to an individual artist on behalf of the people. Honorees are selected by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and ceremoniously presented the award by the President of the United States. National Medal of Arts *2008 (2008 in music) National Medal of Arts awarded to Richard and Robert Sherman on November 17, 2008 at the White House by President George W. Bush. This is the highest honor the United States Government bestows on artists. Garreau, Joel."Stan Lee, Olivia de Havilland Win Medal of Arts Honors",''Washington Post'', November 17, 2008 '''Michael Johns (Michael Johns (executive))''' health care executive, former White House speechwriter for President George H. W. Bush - Kaskel led a delegation to Washington, D.C., arriving there on January 3, 1863. In Washington, he conferred with Jewish Republican (Republican Party (United States)) Adolphus Solomons and a Cincinnati (Cincinnati, Ohio) congressman, John A. Gurley. After meeting with Gurley, he went directly to the White House. Lincoln received the delegation and studied Kaskel's copies of General Order No. 11 and the specific order expelling Kaskel from Paducah. The President told General-in-Chief Henry Wager Halleck to have Grant revoke General Order No. 11, which Halleck did in the following message: In March 2011 it was confirmed that Weil had signed for the role of Amanda Tanner, a White House intern, in Shonda Rhimes's pilot (television pilot), ''Scandal (Scandal (TV series))'', for ABC (American Broadcasting Company). WikiPedia:White House, Tennessee Dmoz:Regional North_America United_States Tennessee Localities W White_House

controversial reporting

, and were honored at a banquet given by the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America at the Hotel Astor. After the flight, Post acquired the ''Winnie Mae'' from F.C. Hall, and he and Gatty published an account of their journey titled, ''Around the World in Eight Days,'' with an introduction by Will Rogers. Milo is also a reporter for the ''Bloom Beacon'' and later the ''Bloom Picayune'', where he engages in controversial reporting (he says he graduated from the "Rupert Murdoch School

band support

to 1892. The U.S. Marine Band was headquartered at Marine Barracks Washington at 8th Street, SE and I Street, SE in Washington, D.C. until September 2004, when it moved to the new Marine Barracks Annex and Marine Band Support Facility, located at 7th Street (7th Street (Washington, D.C.)) SE and Virginia Avenue SE. * Susan Bysiewicz, (B.A. 1983), Secretary of State for the State of Connecticut, 1999–2010 * Jay Carney, (B.A. 1987), White House Press Secretary

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'' (2001). Subsequent introductions to radical centrist politics include, most notably, Matthew Miller (Matthew Miller (pundit))'s book ''The Two Percent Solution'' (2003) and Mark Satin's book ''Radical Middle: The Politics We Need Now'' (2004). (Interestingly, Lind was once a conservative, Miller was once an aide in President Bill Clinton's White House, and Satin was a co-author of the U.S. Green Party's founding document from the 1980s, "Ten Key Values (Green Party (United States)#Key values)") The 1970s and After The headquarters' new home in Mons, Belgium, was the center of international attention from time to time as new Supreme Allied Commanders came and went, with one of the more notable being General Alexander M. Haig (Alexander Haig), Jr. Haig, who had retired from military service in order to serve as White House Chief of Staff for President Richard Nixon during the depths of the Watergate crisis, was abruptly installed as SACEUR after Watergate's denouement. A creature of habit, Haig took the same route to SHAPE every day – a pattern of behavior that did not go unnoticed by terrorist groups. On June 25, 1979, Haig was the apparent target of an assassination attempt in Mons, Belgium. A land mine blew up under the bridge on which Haig's car was traveling, narrowly missing Haig's car, but wounding three of his bodyguards in a following car. WikiPedia:White House, Tennessee Dmoz:Regional North_America United_States Tennessee Localities W White_House


. President Roosevelt had tended to trust White House aides like Harry Hopkins and Admiral William D. Leahy to carry on necessary day-to-day coordination. President Truman for a time relied upon Special White House Counsel Clark Clifford to provide the Hopkins-Leahy type of personal coordination. Clifford, who was dismayed by the disorder among agencies taking major post-war policy-making decisions, was a key figure in establishing the National Security Council to give

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http: www.hayleywestenra.com news.html title News work HayleyWestenra.com accessdate 23 May 2007 The goal of the petition was compliance with the commitment made by President Bill Clinton in previous years to follow the Kyoto Protocol. However, she was not able to present

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negotiator, the character was said to have been based on real-life political media advisor Mandy Grunwald. To protect the secret of her husband's multiple sclerosis, Abbey gives the President doses of betaseron, which help keep his MS in check. It is only after he collapses and is confronted by Leo (Leo McGarry) that she reveals their secret to a member of the White House senior staff. Her decision to medicate her husband, in violation of several American Medical Association

White House

The '''White House''' is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW (Northwest, Washington, D.C.) in Washington, D.C. It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800.

The house was designed by Irish-born James Hoban

In 1814, during the War of 1812, the mansion was set ablaze by the British Army in the Burning of Washington, destroying the interior and charring much of the exterior. Reconstruction began almost immediately, and President James Monroe moved into the partially reconstructed Executive Residence in October 1817. Construction continued with the addition of the South Portico in 1824 and the North in 1829.

Because of crowding within the executive mansion itself, President Theodore Roosevelt had all work offices relocated to the newly constructed West Wing in 1901. Eight years later, President William Howard Taft expanded the West Wing and created the first Oval Office which was eventually moved as the section was expanded. The third-floor attic was converted to living quarters in 1927 by augmenting the existing hip roof with long shed dormers. A newly constructed East Wing was used as a reception area for social events; Jefferson's colonnades connected the new wings.

East Wing alterations were completed in 1946, creating additional office space. By 1948, the house's load-bearing exterior walls and internal wood beams were found to be close to failure. Under Harry S. Truman, the interior rooms were completely dismantled and a new internal load-bearing steel frame constructed inside the walls. Once this work was completed, the interior rooms were rebuilt.

Today, the White House Complex includes the Executive Residence, West Wing, East Wing, the Eisenhower Executive Office Building—the former State Department, which now houses offices for the President's staff and the Vice President—and Blair House, a guest residence.

The Executive Residence is made up of six stories—the Ground Floor, State Floor, Second Floor, and Third Floor, as well as a two-story basement (White House basement). The term ''White House'' is often used as a metonym (Metonymy) for the Executive Office of the President of the United States and for the president's administration and advisers in general, as in "''The White House has decided that...."''. The property is a National Heritage Site (National Heritage Site (United States)) owned by the National Park Service and is part of the President's Park. In 2007, it was ranked second on the American Institute of Architects list of "America's Favorite Architecture".

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