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Feb 5, 2012 ... WORCESTER Raymond P. Clifford, Sr., 95, of Worcester passed away at home, after a brief decline in health, on Sunday, February 5, 2012.
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We're previewing all of the high school football teams in Central Indiana before the first game of the season in August with top players, games and predictions. Up next: WESTFIELD  Last year’s record: 5-6 (lost to Hamilton SE, 42-24, second  game sectional) Coach: Jake Gilbert (second season at school; 5-6 overall) Assistant coaches: Rob Patchett (OL), Elvin Caldwell(OL), Kyle Sattison (OL), Matt Pribbeno (TE), Blair Schlicher (WR), Jordy Miller (WR), Jeff Bennett (RB), Ben Carnes (QB), Steve Purichia (DL), Tyrone Evans (DL), Dustin Shoe(LB), Zach Zimmer (DB), Josh Miracle (DB) Offense: Spread Defense: 4-3 Class/Sectional: 5A/4 Conference: Hoosier Crossroads JV/Freshman records: 3-6/3-6 Conference titles:  NA Top players (* - has started at least four games in a season) LB Stephen Curry, 6-1, 190, Sr., 49 solo tackles, 27 assists last season OT Deryion Sturdivant, 6-2, 250, Sr. SS Ethan Goins, 6-0, 180, Sr. OC Cory Suceese, 5-10, 270, Sr. WR Normando Gonzalez, 5-9, 156, Sr., 23 catches, 180 yards WR Kory Kostecka, 6-4, 191, Sr., 7 catches, 60 yards LB Jackson Clifford, 5-11, 170, Sr., 35 solos, 15 assists WR Devin Reece, 6-3, 191, Jr.,40 catches, 605 yards, 5 TDs Big game: Aug. ...


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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Early life Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was born in Southampton, New York, to Wall Street stock broker John Vernou Bouvier III and Janet Norton Lee. Jacqueline had a younger sister, Caroline Lee, known as Lee, born in 1933. Her parents divorced in 1940 and her mother married Standard Oil heir Hugh D. Auchincloss, Jr. in 1942. Through Janets second marriage, Jacqueline gained a half sister and a half brother, Janet and James Auchincloss. Her mothers family, the Lees, were mostly of Irish descent, and her father, John Vernou Bouvier III was three-sixteenths French and the remainder English. Michel Bouvier, Jacquelines great-great-grandfather, was born in France and was a contemporary of Joseph Bonaparte and Stephen Girard. He was a Philadelphia-based cabinetmaker, merchant and real estate speculator.[citation needed] Michels wife, Louise Vernou was the daughter of John Vernou, a French migr tobacconist and Elizabeth Clifford Lindsay, an American born woman. Jacquelines grandfather, John Vernou Bouvier Jr., fashioned a more noble ancestry for his family in his vanity family history book Our Forebears. Recent scholarship and the research done by Jacquelines cousin, John H. Davis, in his book The Bouviers: portrait of an American family have disproved most of these fantasy lineages. She spent her early years in New York City and East Hampton, New York at the Bouvier family estate, Lasata.[citation needed] Following their parents divorce, Jacqueline and Lee divided their time between their mothers homes in McLean, Virginia and Newport, Rhode Island and their fathers homes in New York City and Long Island. At a very early age she became an enthusiastic equestrienne, and horse-riding would remain a lifelong passion. As a child, she also enjoyed drawing, reading and lacrosse.[citation needed] Education and young adulthood Bouvier pursued her secondary education at the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland (19421944) and Miss Porters School in Farmington, Connecticut (19441947).[citation needed] When she made her society debut in 1947, Hearst columnist Igor Cassini dubbed her Debutante of the Year. Bouvier spent her first two years of college at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, and spent her junior year (19491950) in France at the University of Grenoble and the Sorbonne in a program through Smith College. Upon returning home to the United States, she transferred to George Washington University in Washington, D.C., graduating in 1951 with a bachelor of arts degree in French literature. Bouviers college graduation coincided with her sisters high school graduation, and the two spent the summer of 1951 on a trip through Europe. This trip was the subject of Kennedys only autobiographical book, One Special Summer, which is also the only one of her publications to feature her drawings. Following her graduation, Bouvier was hired as the Inquiring Photographer for The Washington Times-Herald. The position required her to pose witty questions to individuals chosen at random on the street and take their pictures to be published alongside selected quotations from their responses in the newspaper. During this time, she was engaged to a young stock broker, John Husted, for three months. Kennedy marriage and family Jacqueline Kennedy at Hammersmith Farm in Newport, Rhode Island on the day of her wedding in 1953. Jacqueline and then-Senator John Kennedy belonged to the same social circle and often attended the same functions. In May 1952, at a dinner party organized by mutual friends, they were formally introduced for the first time. The two began dating soon afterward, and their engagement was officially announced on June 25, 1953. Bouvier married Kennedy on September 12, 1953, at St. Marys Church in Newport, Rhode Island in a Mass celebrated by Bostons Archbishop Richard Cushing. An estimated 700 guests attended the ceremony and 1,200 attended the reception that followed at Hammersmith Farm. The wedding cake was created by Plourdes Bakery in Fall River, Massachusetts. The wedding dress, now housed in the Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts, and the dresses of her attendants were created by designer Ann Lowe of New York City. The two honeymooned in Acapulco, Mexico, and settled in McLean, Virginia. Jacqueline suffered a miscarriage in 1955 and gave birth to a stillborn baby girl in 1956. That same year, the couple sold their estate, Hickory Hill to Robert and Ethel Kennedy and moved to a townhouse on N Street in Georgetown. Kennedy subsequently gave birth to a second daughter, Caroline, in 1957, and a son, John, in 1960, both via Caesarian section. Name Birth Death Notes Arabella Kennedy August 23, 1956 August 23, 1956 Stillborn daughter. Caroline Bouvier Kennedy November 27, 1957 Married to Edwin Schlossberg; has two daughters and a son. She is the last surviving child of Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. November 25, 1960 July 16, 1999 Magazine publisher and lawyer. Married to Carolyn Bessette. Both Kennedy and his wife died in a plane crash, as did Lauren Bessette, Carolyns sister, on July 16, 1999, off Marthas Vineyard in a Piper Saratoga II HP piloted by Kennedy. Patrick Bouvier Kennedy August 7, 1963 August 9, 1963 Died from Hyaline Membrane Disease, today more commonly called Infant respiratory distress syndrome, at the age of two days. First Lady of the United States Campaign for Presidency Jacqueline Kennedy campaigning alongside her husband in Appleton, Wisconsin, in March 1960 On January 2, 1960, John F. Kennedy announced his candidacy for the Presidency and launched his nationwide campaign. Though she had initially intended to take an active role in the campaign, Kennedy learned that she was pregnant shortly after the campaign commenced. Due to her previous difficult pregnancies, Kennedys doctor instructed her to stay at home. From Georgetown, Kennedy participated in her husbands campaign by answering letters, taping television commercials, giving televised and printed interviews, and writing a weekly syndicated newspaper column, Campaign Wife. She made rare personal appearances. As First Lady Mrs. Kennedy, the president, Andr Malraux, Marie-Madeleine Lioux Malraux, Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson having just descended White House Grand Staircase on their way to a dinner with the French cultural minister, April 1962. Mrs. Kennedy wears a gown designed by Oleg Cassini. In the general election on November 8, 1960, John F. Kennedy narrowly beat Republican Richard Nixon in the U.S. presidential election. A little over two weeks later, Mrs. Kennedy gave birth to the couples first son, John, Jr. When her husband was sworn in as president on January 20, 1961, Kennedy became, at age 31, one of the youngest First Ladies in history, behind Frances Folsom Cleveland and Julia Tyler. Former First Lady Mamie Eisenhower was reportedly unhappy with the idea of John F. Kennedy coming into office following her husbands term. Despite new First Lady Jackie having given birth to her son John Jr. via caesarean section two weeks prior, Mamie refused to inform Jackie that there was a wheelchair available for her to use while showing Mrs. Kennedy the various sections of the White House. Seeing Mamies displeasure during the tour, Jackie kept her composure while in Mrs. Eisenhowers presence, finally collapsing in private once the new First Lady returned home. When Mamie Eisenhower was later questioned as to why she would do such a thing, the former First Lady simply stated, Because she never asked. Like any First Lady, Kennedy was thrust into the spotlight and while she did not mind giving interviews or being photographed, she preferred to maintain as much privacy as possible for herself and her children. Kennedy is remembered for reorganizing entertainment for White House Social events, seeking to restore several White House interiors, her taste in clothing worn during Kennedys Presidency, her popularity among foreign dignitaries, and leading the country in mourning after her husbands assassination in 1963. Kennedy ranks among the most popular of First Ladies. Social success As First Lady, Kennedy devoted much of her time to planning social events at the White House and other state properties. She often invited artists, writers, scientists, poets, and musicians to mingle with politicians, diplomats, and statesmen.[citation needed] Perhaps due to her skill at entertaining, Kennedy proved quite popular among international dignitaries.[citation needed] When Soviet Premier Khrushchev was asked to shake President Kennedys hand for a photo, Krushchev said, Id like to shake her hand first. Jacqueline was well received in Paris, France, when she visited with Kennedy, and when she traveled with Lee to India in 1962.[citation needed] The President and Mrs. Kennedy at La Morita, Venezuela, on December 16, 1961 White House restoration The White House Blue Room as redecorated by Stphane Boudin in 1962. Boudin chose the period of the Madison administration, returning much of the original French Empire style furniture. The restoration of the White House was Jacqueline Kennedys first major project. She was dismayed during her pre-inauguration tour of the White House to find little of historic significance in the house. The rooms were furnished with undistinguished pieces that she felt lacked a sense of history. Her first efforts, begun her first day in residence (with the help of society decorator Sister Parish), were to make the family quarters attractive and suitable for family life and included the addition of a kitchen on the family floor and rooms for her children. Upon almost immediately exhausting the funds appropriated for this effort, she established a fine arts committee to oversee and fund the restoration process; she also asked early American furniture expert Henry du Pont to consult. Her skillful management of this project was hardly noted at the time,[citation needed] except in terms of gossipy shock[citation needed] at repeated repainting of a room, or the high cost of the antique Zuber wallpaper panels installed in the family dining room ($12,000 in donated funds), but later accounts have noted that she managed the conflicting agendas of Parish, du Pont, and Boudin with seamless success;[citation needed] she initiated publication of the first White House guidebook, whose sales further funded the restoration; she initiated a Congressional bill establishing that White House furnishings would be the property of the Smithsonian Institution, rather than available to departing ex-presidents to claim as their own; and she wrote personal requests to those who owned pieces of historical interest that might be, and later were, donated to the White House. On February 14, 1962, Mrs. Kennedy took American television viewers on a tour of the White House with Charles Collingwood of CBS. In the tour she said, I just feel that everything in the White House should be the besthe entertainment thats given here. If its an American company you can help, I like to do that. If notust as long as its the best. Working with Rachel Lambert Mellon, Mrs. Kennedy oversaw redesign and replanting of the White House Rose Garden and the East Garden, which was renamed the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden after her husbands assassination. Her efforts on behalf of restoration and preservation at the White House left a lasting legacy in the form of the White House Historical Association, the Committee for the Preservation of the White House which was based upon her White House Furnishings Committee, a permanent Curator of the White House, the White House Endowment Trust, and the White House Acquisition Trust. Broadcasting of the White House restoration greatly helped the Kennedy administration.[citation needed] The United States sought international support during the Cold War, which it achieved by affecting public opinion. Mrs. Kennedy celebrity and high profile status made viewing the tour of the White house very desirable. The tour was taped and distributed to 106 countries since there was a great demand from the elite as well as people in power to see the film. In 1962 at the 14th Annual Emmy Awards (NBC, May 22), Bob Newhart emceed from the Hollywood Palladium; Johnny Carson from the New York Astor Hotel; and NBC newsman David Brinkley hosted at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Washington D.C. and took the spotlight as a special Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Trustees Award was given to Jacqueline Kennedy for her CBS-TV tour of the White House. Lady Bird Johnson accepted for the camera-shy First Lady. The actual Emmy statuette is on display in the Kennedy Library located in Boston, Massachusetts. Focus and admiration for Jacqueline Kennedy took negative attention away from her husband. By attracting worldwide public attention, the First Lady gained allies for the White House and international support for the Kennedy administration and its Cold War policies. Foreign trips Before the Kennedys visited France, a television special was shot in French with Mrs. Kennedy on the White House lawn. When the Kennedys visited France, shed already won the hearts of the French people, impressing the French public with her ability to speak French. At the conclusion of the visit, Time magazine seemed delighted with the First Lady and noted, There was also that fellow who came with her. Even President Kennedy joked, I am the man who accompanied Jacqueline Kennedy to Paris and I have enjoyed it! Pakistani President Ayub Khan and Jacqueline Kennedy with Sardar. At the urging of John Kenneth Galbraith, President Kennedys ambassador to India, Mrs. Kennedy undertook a tour of India and Pakistan, taking her sister Lee Radziwill along with her, which was amply documented in photojournalism of the time as well as in Galbraiths journals and memoirs. At the time, Ambassador Galbraith noted a considerable disjunction between Mrs Kennedys widely-noted concern with clothes and other frivolity and, on personal acquaintance, her considerable intellect.[citation needed] While in Karachi she found some time to take a ride on a camel with her sister. In Lahore, Pakistani President Ayub Khan presented Mrs. Kennedy with a much-photographed horse, Sardar (the Urdu term meaning eader). Subsequently this gift was widely misattributed to the king of Saudi Arabia, including in the various recollections of the Kennedy White House years by President Kennedys friend, journalist and editor Benjamin Bradlee. It has never become clear whether this general misattribution of the gift was carelessness or a deliberate effort to deflect attention from the USAs preference for Pakistan over India. While at a reception for herself at Shalimar Gardens, Mrs. Kennedy told guests all my life Ive dreamed of coming to the Shalimar Gardens. Its even lovelier than Id dreamed. I only wish my husband could be with me. While in Lahore, she had a friendly chat with Iranian Empress Farah Pahlavi, whom many compared[citation needed] to Mrs. Kennedy. Death of youngest son Main article: Patrick Bouvier Kennedy Early in 1963, Kennedy became pregnant again and curtailed her official duties. She spent most of the summer at the Kennedys rented home on Squaw Island, near the Kennedy familys Cape Cod compound at Hyannis Port, where she went into premature labor on August 7, 1963. She gave birth to a boy, Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, via emergency Caesarian section at Otis Air Force Base, five and a half weeks prematurely. His lungs were not fully developed, and he died at Boston Childrens Hospital of hyaline membrane disease (now known as respiratory distress syndrome) on August 9, 1963. The couple was devastated by the loss of their infant son, and that tragedy brought them closer together than ever before. Assassination and funeral of John F. Kennedy Main article: John F. Kennedy assassination John & Jacqueline Kennedy at Love Field in Dallas on the day of the assassination On November 21, 1963, the First Couple left the White House for a political trip to Texas, stopping in San Antonio, Houston, and Fort Worth that day. After a breakfast on November 22, the Kennedys flew from Carswell Air Force Base to Dallass Love Field on Air Force One, accompanied by Texas Governor John Connally and his wife Nellie. A 9.5-mile (15.3km) motorcade was to take them to the Trade Mart where the President was scheduled to speak at a lunch. Mrs. Kennedy was seated next to her husband in the limousine, with the Governor and his wife seated in front of them. Vice President Johnson and his wife followed in another car in the motorcade. The Presidential limousine before the assassination. Jacqueline is in the back seat to the Presidents left. After the motorcade turned the corner onto Elm Street in Dealey Plaza, Mrs. Kennedy heard what she thought to be a motorcycle backfiring, and did not realize that it was a gunshot until she heard Governor Connally scream. Within 8.4 seconds, two more shots had rung out, and she leaned toward her husband. The final shot struck the President in the head. Mrs. Kennedy, shocked, climbed out of the back seat and half crawled over the trunk of the car (she later had no recollection of having done this). Her Secret Service agent, Clint Hill, later told the Warren Commission that he thought she had been reaching across the trunk for a piece of the Presidents skull that had been blown off. Hill ran to the car and leapt onto it, directing Mrs. Kennedy back to her seat. The car rushed to Dallass Parkland Hospital, and on arrival there, the presidents body was rushed into a trauma room. Mrs. Kennedy, for the moment, remained in a room for relatives and friends of patients just outside. A few minutes into her husbands treatment, Mrs. Kennedy, accompanied by the Presidents doctor, Admiral George Burkley, left her folding chair outside Trauma Room One and attempted to enter the operating room. Nurse Doris Nelson stopped her and attempted to bar the door to prevent Mrs. Kennedy from entering. She persisted, and the Presidents doctor suggested that she take a sedative, which she refused. I want to be there when he dies, she told Burkley. He eventually persuaded Nelson to grant her access to Trauma Room One, saying Its her right, its her prerogative. Later, when the casket arrived, the widow removed her wedding ring and slipped it onto the Presidents finger. She told aide Ken ODonnell, Now I have nothing left. Jackie wearing her blood-stained pink Chanel suit while Johnson took oath of office as president. After the presidents death, Mrs. Kennedy refused to remove her blood-stained clothing, and regretted having washed the blood off her face and hands. She continued to wear the blood-stained pink suit as she went on board Air Force One and stood next to Johnson when he took the oath of office as President. She told Lady Bird Johnson, I want them to see what they have done to Jack. Jacqueline Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, John Jr., Caroline, and Peter Lawford depart the U.S. Capitol after a lying-in-state ceremony for John Fitzgerald Kennedy, November 24, 1963 Mrs. Kennedy took an active role in planning the details of the state funeral for her husband, which was based on Abraham Lincolns. The funeral service was held at St. Matthews Cathedral, Washington D.C., and the burial at Arlington National Cemetery; the widow led the procession there on foot and would light the eternal flame at the grave site, a flame that had been created at her request. Lady Jean Campbell reported back to The London Evening Standard: Jacqueline Kennedy has given the American people one thing they have always lacked: Majesty. Following the assassination and the media coverage which had focused intensely on her during and after the burial, Mrs. Kennedy stepped back from official public view. She did, however, make a brief appearance in Washington to honor the Secret Service agent, Clint Hill, who had climbed aboard the limousine in Dallas to try to shield her and the President. Life following the assassination A week after the assassination, Mrs. Kennedy was interviewed in Hyannisport on November 29 by Theodore H. White of Life magazine. In that session, she compared the Kennedy years in the White House to King Arthurs mythical Camelot, commenting that the President often played the title song of Lerner and Loewes musical recording before retiring to bed. She also quoted Queen Guinevere from the musical, trying to express how the loss felt. Jackie Kennedys Official White House Portrait The steadiness and courage of Kennedy during her husbands assassination and funeral won her admiration around the world. Following his death, Kennedy and her children remained in their quarters in the White House for two weeks, preparing to vacate. Kennedy and her children spent the winter of 1964 in Averell Harrimans home in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C., before purchasing her own home on another block of the same street. Later in 1964, in the hope of having more privacy for her children , Mrs. Kennedy decided to acquire an apartment on Fifth Avenue in New York and sold her new Georgetown house; she also sold the country home in Atoka, Virginia, where she and President Kennedy had intended to retire. She spent a year in mourning, making few public appearances; during this time, Caroline told one of her teachers that her mother cried frequently. Mrs. Kennedy perpetuated her husbands memory by attending selected memorial dedications. These included the 1967 christening of the Navy aircraft carrier USSJohn F. Kennedy(CV-67) (decommissioned in 2007), in Newport News, Virginia, and a memorial in Hyannisport, Massachusetts. They also included the dedication of the United Kingdoms official memorial to President Kennedy at Runnymede, England, and the dedication of a park near New Ross, Ireland. She oversaw plans for the establishment of the John F. Kennedy Library, which is the repository for official papers of the Kennedy Administration. Original plans to have the library situated in Cambridge, Massachusetts, near Harvard University, proved problematic for various reasons, so it is situated in Boston. The finished library, designed by I.M. Pei, includes a museum and was dedicated in Boston in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter. Caroline Kennedy breaks a bottle of champagne against the hull of the US Navy aircraft carrier named after her father. Her mother and her younger brother John F. Kennedy, Jr. look on with smiles at the launch ceremonies for the USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) in May 1967. Onassis marriage This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding reliable references. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (November 2009) During her widowhood, Jacqueline was romantically linked by the press to a few men, notably David Ormsby-Gore and Roswell Gilpatric.[citation needed] But in June 1968 when her brother-in-law Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated, she came to fear for her life and that of her children, saying If theyre killing Kennedys, then my children are targetsI want to get out of this country. On October 20, 1968 she married Aristotle Onassis, a wealthy, Greek shipping magnate, who was able to provide her family with the privacy and security she needed for herself and her children. The wedding took place on Skorpios, Onassiss private island in the Ionian Sea, Greece. Jacqueline gave up Secret Service protection and her Franking Privilege, to which a widow of a president of the United States is entitled, after her marriage to Onassis. As a result of the marriage, the media gave her the nickname Jackie O. which has remained a popular shorthand reference to her. For a time, the marriage brought her adverse publicity and seemed to tarnish the image of the grieving presidential widow[citation needed], and she became the target of paparazzi who were following her everywhere much to her displeasure and dismay. Despite it all, the marriage initially seemed successful enough, the couple dividing their time between New York City, Paris and Skorpios. Then tragedy struck again, as Onassiss only son Alexander died in a plane crash in January 1973. His health began deteriorating rapidly and he died in Paris, on March 15, 1975. Her financial legacy was severely limited under Greek law, which dictated how much a non-Greek surviving spouse could inherit. After two years of legal battle, Jacqueline eventually accepted from Christina Onassis, Onassiss daughter and sole heir, a settlement of $26,000,000, waiving all other claims to the Onassis estate. Later years Onassiss death in 1975 made Mrs. Onassis, then 46, a widow for the second time. Now that her children were older, she decided to find work that would be fulfilling to her. Since she had always enjoyed writing and literature, in 1975 Jacqueline accepted a job offer as an editor at Viking Press. But, in 1978, the President of Viking Press, Thomas H. Guinzburg, authorized the purchase of the Jeffrey Archer novel Shall We Tell the President?, which was set in a fictional future presidency of Edward M. Kennedy and described an assassination plot against him. Although Guinzburg cleared the book purchase and publication with Mrs. Onassis, upon the publication of a negative Sunday New York Times review which asserted that Mrs. Onassis held some blame for its publication, she abruptly resigned from Viking Press the next day. She then moved to Doubleday as an associate editor under an old friend, John Sargent, living in New York City, Marthas Vineyard and the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis, Massachusetts. From the mid 1970s until her death, her companion was Maurice Tempelsman, a Belgian-born industrialist and diamond merchant who was long separated from his wife. She also continued to be the subject of much press attention, most notoriously involving the photographer Ron Galella. He followed her around and photographed her as she went about her day-to-day activities, obtaining candid, iconic photos of her. She ultimately obtained a restraining order against him and the situation brought attention to paparazzi-style photography. In 1995, John F. Kennedy Jr. allowed Galella to photograph him at public events. Among the many books she edited was Larry Gonicks The Cartoon History of the Universe. He expressed his gratitude in the acknowledgments in Volume 2. Mrs. Onassiss continuing charisma is indicated by the delight the Canadian author Robertson Davies took in discovering that at a commencement exercise at an American university at which he was being honored, Jacqueline Kennedy was on hand, circulating among the honorees[citation needed]. Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in 1986 during a visit from the President and First Lady, Ronald and Nancy Reagan Jacqueline Onassis also appreciated the contributions of African-American writers to the American literary canon. She encouraged Dorothy West, her neighbor on Marthas Vineyard and the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance, to complete The Wedding, a multi-generational story about race, class, wealth, and power in the United States. The novel received great literary acclaim when it was published by Doubleday in 1995; in 1998 Oprah Winfrey introduced the story via a television film of the same name starring Halle Berry. Dorothy West acknowledged Jacqueline Onassiss kind encouragement in the foreword. She also worked to preserve and protect America cultural heritage. The notable results of her hard work include Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C, and Grand Central Terminal, New Yorks beloved historic railroad stations[citation needed]. While she was First Lady, she helped to stop the destruction of historic homes in Lafayette Square[citation needed], because she felt that these buildings were an important part of the nation capital and played an essential role in its history[citation needed]. Later, in New York City, she led a historic preservation campaign to save and renovate Grand Central Terminal from demolition[citation needed]. A plaque inside the terminal acknowledges her prominent role in its preservation. In the 1980s, she was a major figure in protests against a planned skyscraper at Columbus Circle which would have cast large shadows on Central Park[citation needed]; the project was cancelled, but a large twin towered skyscraper would later fill in that spot in 2003, the Time Warner Center. From her apartment windows in New York City she had a splendid view of a glass enclosed wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art which displays the Temple of Dendur[citation needed]. This was a gift from Egypt to the United States in gratitude for the generosity[citation needed] of the Kennedy administration, who had been instrumental[citation needed] in saving several temples and objects of Egyptian antiquity that would otherwise have been flooded after the construction of the Aswan Dam. Death In January 1994, Onassis was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma, a form of cancer. Her diagnosis was announced to the public in February. The family and doctors were initially optimistic, and she stopped smoking at the insistence of her daughter. Onassis continued her work with Doubleday, but curtailed her schedule. By April, the cancer had spread, and she made her last trip home from New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center on May 18, 1994. A large crowd of well-wishers, tourists, and reporters gathered on the street outside her apartment. Onassis died in her sleep at 10:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, two and a half months before her 65th birthday. In announcing her death, Jacquelines son, John Kennedy Jr. stated, My mother died surrounded by her friends and her family and her books, and the people and the things that she loved. She did it in her own way, and on her own terms, and we all feel lucky for that. Onassis funeral was held on May 23 at Saint Ignatius Loyola Church in Manhattan the church where she was baptized in 1929. At her funeral, her son John described three of her attributes as the love of words, the bonds of home and family, and the spirit of adventure. She was buried alongside President Kennedy, their son Patrick, and their stillborn daughter Arabella at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. In her will, Onassis left her children Caroline and John an estate valued at $200 million by its executors. Fashion icon This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding reliable references. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (November 2009) President Habib Bourguiba (of Tunisia), his wife Moufida Bourguiba, President Kennedy and Jacqueline, in an Oleg Cassini Nefertiti dress, 1961. During her husbands presidency, Jacqueline Kennedy became a symbol of fashion for women all over the world. She retained French-born American fashion designer and Kennedy family friend Oleg Cassini in the fall of 1960 to create an original wardrobe for her as First Lady. From 1961 to late 1963, Cassini dressed her in many of her most iconic ensembles, including her Inauguration Day fawn coat and Inaugural gala gown as well as many outfits for her visits to Europe, India and Pakistan. Her clean suits, sleeveless A-line dresses and famous pillbox hats were an overnight success around the world and became known as the Jackie look. Although Cassini was her primary designer, she also wore ensembles by French fashion legends such as Chanel, Givenchy, and Dior. More than any other First Lady her style was copied by commercial manufacturers and a large segment of young women. In the years after the White House, her style changed dramatically. Gone were the modest campaign wife clothes. Wide-leg pantsuits, large lapel jackets, silk Hermes head scarves and large, round, dark sunglasses were her new look. She often chose to wear brighter colors and patterns and even began wearing jeans in public. She also experimented with different styles, often wearing a large amount of jewelry by Jean Schlumberger (Jewelry designer) and Van Cleef & Arpels, hoop earrings with her hair pulled back, and gypsy skirts. Legacy Grave of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis at the Arlington National Cemetery. In December 1999, Onassis was among 18 included in Gallups List of Widely Admired People of the 20th Century, from a poll conducted of the American people. Honors and memorials Onassiss legacy has been memorialized in various aspects of American culture. They include: A high school named Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School for International Careers, was dedicated by New York City in 1995, the first high school named in her honor. It is located at 120 West 46th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, and was formerly the High School for the Performing Arts. Joggers run around this reservoir in the northern portion of New Yorks Central Park Central Parks main reservoir was renamed in her honor as the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. At George Washington University, a residence hall located on the southeast corner of I and 23rd streets NW in Washington, D.C. was renamed Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Hall in honor of the alumna. The White Houses East Garden was renamed the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden in her honor. In 2007, her name and her first husbands were included on the list of people aboard the Japanese Kaguya mission to the moon launched on September 14, as part of The Planetary Societys Wish Upon The Moon campaign. In addition, they are included on the list aboard NASAs Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission. A school and an award at the American Ballet Theatre have been named after her in honor of her childhood study of ballet. The companion book for a series of interviews between mythologist Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers, The Power of Myth, was created under the direction of Onassis, prior to her death. The books editor, Betty Sue Flowers, writes in the Editors Note to The Power of Myth: I am grateful to Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, the Doubleday editor, whose interest in the books of Joseph Campbell was the prime mover in the publication of this book. A year after her death in 1994, Moyers dedicated the companion book for his PBS series, The Language of Life to Onassis. The dedication read: To Jacqueline Onassis. As you sail on to Ithaka. Ithaka was a reference to the C.P. Cavafy poem that Maurice Tempelsman read at her funeral. A white gazebo is dedicated to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis on N Madison St. in Middleburg, Virginia. Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy frequented the small town of Middleburg and intended to retire in nearby Atoka, Virginia. Jacqueline also hunted with the Middleburg Hunt numerous times. Cultural depictions Main article: Cultural depictions of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Onassis is frequently alluded to and depicted in various forms of popular culture, including films, television series, cartoon series, video games and music. Numerous books and plays have been written about her. Further reading Abbott, James A. A Frenchman in Camelot: The Decoration of the Kennedy White House by Stphane Boudin. Boscobel Restoration Inc.: 1995. ISBN 0-9646659-0-5. Abbott James A., and Elaine M. Rice. Designing Camelot: The Kennedy White House Restoration. Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1998. ISBN 0-442-02532-7. Abbott, James A. Jansen. Acanthus Press: 2006. ISBN 0-926494-33-3. Baldrige, Letitia. In the Kennedy Style: Magical evenings in the Kennedy White House. Doubleday: 1998. ISBN 0-385-48964-1. Bowles, Hamish, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., and Rachel Lambert Mellon. Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company: 2001. ISBN 0-8212-2745-9. Cassini, Oleg. A Thousand Days of Magic: Dressing the First Lady for the White House. Rizzoli International Publications: 1995. ISBN 0-8478-1900-0. Perry, Barbara A. Jacqueline Kennedy: First Lady of the New Frontier University Press of Kansas: 2004. ISBN 978-0-7006-1343-4. Taraborrelli, J. Randy. Jackie, Ethel, Joan: Women of Camelot. Warner Books: 2000. ISBN 0-446-52426-3 West, J.B. with Mary Lynn Kotz. Upstairs at the White House: My Life with the First Ladies. Coward, McCann & Geoghegan: 1973. SBN 698-10546-X. Wolff, Perry. A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy. Doubleday & Company: 1962. Exhibition Catalogue, Sale 6834: The Estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis April 2326, 1996. Sothebys, Inc.: 1996. The White House: An Historic Guide. White House Historical Association and the National Geographic Society: 2001. ISBN 0-912308-79-6. References ^ John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Jacqueline Kennedy in the White House ^ ^|title=What Jackie Taught Us: Lessons From the Remarkable Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis|author=Tina Santi Flaherty|accessdate=2009-8-17 ^ a b The First Ladies Fact Book: The Childhoods, Courtships, Marriages, Campaigns, Accomplishments, and Legacies of Every First Lady from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, by Bill Harris & Laura Ross, 2009 ^ First Lady Biography: Jackie Kennedy. First Ladies Biographical Information. Retrieved 2007-02-06. ^ Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: A Life, by Donald Spoto, 2000 ^ Bouvier, Jacqueline and Lee. One Special Summer. New York: Delacorte Press, 1974. ^ B. Hill & L. Ross, ibid. ^ B. Hill & L. Ross, ibid. ^ Donald Spoto, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: A Life (2000), 8492; ISBN 0312977077 ^ John and Jackie Kennedys Wedding. LIFE. Retrieved October 9, 2009. ^ Special Exhibit Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Wedding of Jacqueline Bouvier and John F. Kennedy. ^ Bickelhaup, Susan (June 2, 1997). Resolving Cake-Gate. The Boston Globe. ^ Rosemary E. Reed Miller, The Threads of Time (2007) ^ Sally Bedell Smith, Grace and Power: The Private World of the Kennedy White House (2004) ^ Big Year for the Clan. Time Magazine. April 26, 1963. ^ Jan Pottker, Janet and Jackie: The Story of a Mother and Her Daughter ^ Time Magazine, April 26, 1963, ibid. ^ Barbara Harrison & Daniel Terris, A Twilight Struggle: The Life of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1992) ^ Molly Meijer Wertheime, Inventing a Voice: The Rhetoric of American First Ladies of the Twentieth Century (2004) ^ a b Carl Sferrazza Anthon, As We Remember Her: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the Words of Her Family and Friends (2003) ^ A Thousand Days of Magic page 153 by Oleg Cassini ^ Looking Backward: A Reintroduction to American History, by Lloyd C. Gardner, William L. ONeill ^ All the Presidents Children: Triumph and Tragedy in the Lives of Americas First Families, by Doug Wead, 2004 ^ The Presidents First Ladies, by Rae Lindsay, 2001 ^ West, J. B. (1973). Upstairs at the White House: My Life with the First Ladies. Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. p.192. ISBN 069810546X. ^ Haymann, C. David (1989). A Woman Named Jackie: An Intimate Biography of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. Carol Communications. p.251. ISBN 0818404728. ^ Jacqueline Kennedy biography. White House. Retrieved 2009-09-30. ^ Gallup Most Admired Women, 1948-1998. Gallup. Retrieved 2009-08-18. ^ Perry, Barbara A. (2009). Jacqueline Kennedy: First Lady of the New Frontier. University Press of Kansas. ^ Schwalbe, Carol B. (2005). Jacqueline Kennedy and Cold War Propaganda. 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Retrieved 2008-03-01. ^ New York Times Her Majesty: Book Review December 17, 2000, William Norwich: Americas Queen The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Sarah Bradford. Illustrated. 500 pp. Viking, New York. Bradford appears to concur with Lady Jean Campbell, who attended President Kennedys funeral and wired back to The Evening Standard of London her conviction that the first lady had given the American people from this day on the one thing they always lacked majesty. ^ LIFE Magazine, December 6, 1963: Vol. 55, No. 23, ISSN 0024-3019 ^ Four Days in November: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, by Vincent Bugliosi ^ The eloquent Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: a portrait in her own words, Volume 1, by Bill Adler ^ The Georgetown Ladies Social Club: Power, Passion, and Politics in the Nations Capital, by C. David Heymann ^ ^ American Legacy: The Story of John & Caroline Kennedy, by Clemens David Heymann ^ Sweet Caroline: Last Child of Camelot, by Christopher P. Andersen ^ a b Seelye, Katherine (July 19, 1999). John F. Kennedy Jr., Heir To a Formidable Dynasty. The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-11-08. ^ Silverman, Al (2008). The Time of their Lives. New York: St. Martins Press. pp.171172. ^ Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis at Arlington National Cemetery website ^ MoMa collection photo ^ Fried, Joseph (January 2, 2005). Ambush Photographer Leaves the Bushes. New York Times. ^ Nicholas A. Basbanes, A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books. New York: Owl Books, 1999, p. 32. ^ McFadden, Robert D. (1994-05-20). Death of a First Lady. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Dies of Cancer at 64. The New York Times. Retrieved 2006-09-24. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the widow of President John F. Kennedy and of the Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, died of a form of cancer of the lymphatic system yesterday at her apartment in New York City. She was 64 years old. ^ Arlington National Cemetery Once More, A Service in Arlington Mrs. Onassis Laid to Rest Beside the Eternal Flame retrieved November 3, 2006 ^ Caroline Kennedy: The $100M Woman. New York Daily News. 2008-12-24. Retrieved 2008-12-25. ^ ^ Jackie Kennedy: Post-Camelot Style. LIFE. Retrieved 2009-10-09. ^ Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School ^ Department of Environmental Protection, DEP Unveils Signs Renaming Central Park Reservoir As Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, retrieved November 12, 2006 ^ ^ The Planetary Society (2007-01-11). Send a New Years Message to the Moon on Japans SELENE Mission: Buzz Aldrin, Ray Bradbury and More Have Wished Upon the Moon. Press release. Retrieved 2007-07-14. 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On this day in History - Oct. 9
0768 - Carloman I and Charlemagne are coronated Kings of France. 1000 - Leif Ericson discovers Vinland, becoming the first known European to set foot in North America. 1003 - Leif Erikson lands in L'Anse aux Meadows, Canada, becoming the first European to reach America. 1047 - Pope Clement II dies (b. 1005). 1075 - Dmitar Zvonimir was crowned as king of the Croatia. 1201 - Robert de Sorbon was born (d. 1274). French theologian and founder of the Sorbonne. 1221 - Salimbene di Adam was born. Italian chronicler. 1238 - James I of Aragon conquered Valencia and founded the Kingdom of Valencia. 1253 - Robert Grosseteste dies. English statesman and bishop. 1261 - King Dinis of Portugal was born (d. 1325). 1273 - Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany dies. 1328 - King Peter I of Cyprus was born (d. 1369). 1390 - King John I of Castile dies (b. 1358) /Morre Rei Joo I de Castela, de uma queda de cavalo (n. 1358). 1446 - The Hangul alphabet is published in Korea. 1514 - Marriage of Louis XII of France and Mary Tudor. 1547 - Miguel Cervantes is baptized. Spanish novelist best known for El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha. In English translation: Don Quixote. 1555 - Justus Jonas dies (b. 1493). German protestant reformer. 1558 - Mrida is founded in Venezuela. 1562 - Gabriele Falloppio dies (b. 1523). Italian anatomist and inventor of the condom. 1569 - Vladimir of Staritsa dies (b. 1533). Russian prince. 1581 - Claude Gaspard Bachet de Mziriac was born (d. 1638). French mathematician. 1582 - Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain. 1585 - Heinrich Schtz was born (d. 1672). German composer. 1586 - Archduke Leopold V of Austria was born (d. 1632). Regent of Tyrol. 1595 - The Spanish army captures Cambrai. 1597 - Ashikaga Yoshiaki dies (b. 1537). Japanese shogun. 1604 - Supernova 1604, the most recent supernova to be observed in the Milky Way. 1635 - Founder of Rhode Island Roger Williams is banished from Massachusetts Bay Colony as a religious dissident after he spoke out against punishments for religious offenses and giving away Native American land. 1688 - Claude Perrault dies (born 1613). Architect, physician and physicist. He was the architect of the oldest building of the Paris Observatory when it was founded in 1667 by King Louis XIV.1691 - William Sacheverell dies (b. 1638). English statesman.1701 - The Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed Yale University) is chartered in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.1704 - Jn Andrej Segner was born (d. 5 Oct 1777). Slovak and German physicist and mathematician who recognized the surface tension of liquids.1709 - Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland dies (b. 1640). English mistress of Charles II of England.1729 - Richard Blackmore dies (b. 1654). English physician and writer.1740 - D. Lus da Cunha dies (b. 1662). Portuguese diplomat.1757 - King Charles X of France was born (d. 1836).1760 - Seven Year's War: Russia conquers Berlin.1771 - The Dutch merchant ship Vrouw Maria sinks near the coast of Finland.1776 - Father Francisco Palou founds Mission San Francisco de Asis in what is now San Francisco, California.1781 - Dionisio de Herrera was born. President of Honduras (1824-1827).1793 - Jean Joseph Marie Amiot dies (b. 1718). French missionary.1796 - Joseph Bonomi the Younger was born (d. 1878). English Egyptologist.1797 - Vilna Gaon dies (b. 1720). Lithuanian rabbi.1799 - Sinking of HMS Lutine with the loss of 240 men and a cargo worth 1,200,000.1801 - Auguste-Arthur de La Rive was born (d. 1873). Swiss physicist who was one of the founders of the electrochemical theory of batteries.1804 - Hobart, capital of Tasmania, is founded.1806 - Prussia declares war to France.1806 - Benjamin Banneker dies (b. 9 Nov 1731). American astronomer, mathematician, author and clockmaker.1812 - War of 1812: In a naval engagement on Lake Erie, American forces capture two British ships; the HMS Detroit and the HMS Caledonia.1818 - Francisco Navarro Villoslada was born. Spanish writer.1820 - Guayaquil declared independence from Spain.1824 - Slavery is abolished in Costa Rica.1831 - Capo d'Istria was assassinated.1831 - John Capodistria dies (b. 1776). Governor of Greece.1833 - Eugen Langen was born (d. 2 Oct 1895). German engineer who pioneered in building internal-combustion engines.1835 - Royal College, Colombo established with the name Hillstreet Academy in Sri Lanka.1835 - Camille Saint-Sans was born (d. 1921). French composer.1837 - A meeting at the U.S. Naval Academy establishes the U.S. Naval Institute. 1840 - Simeon Solomon was born (d. 1905). British artist.1841 - Antonio Lpez de Santa Ana assume (pela 6 vez) a presidncia do Mxico.1845 - The eminent and controversial Anglican, John Henry Newman, was received into the Roman Catholic Church.1852 - Hermann Emil Fischer was born (d. 15 Jul 1919). German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate in 1902, in recognition of his investigations of the sugar and purine groups of substances.1853 - Jos do Patrocnio was born (d. 1905). Brazilian writer, journalist and abolicionist / Nasce Jos do Patrocnio (m. 1905). Jornalista, orador, poeta e romancista brasileiro, destacada figura abolicionista.1854 - Crimean War: Beginning of the siege of Sebastopol.1855 - The sewing machine motor was patented by Isaac Singer of New York.1855 - The first calliope is patented by Joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Massachusetts.1859 - Alfred Dreyfus was born (d. 1935). French military officer.1861 - American Civil War: Battle of Santa Rosa Island - Union troops repel Confederate attempt to capture Fort Pickens.1864 - American Civil War: Battle of Tom's Brook - Union cavalrymen in the Shenandoah Valley defeat Confederate forces at Tom's Brook, Virginia.1867 - Cames Statue by sculptor Vitor Bastos is inaugurated in Lisbon, Portugal.1871 - The Great Chicago Fire is brought under control.1871 - Didak Bunti was born. Croatian monk and scholar. 1871 - George Gauthier was born (d. 1940). Bishop of Montreal and rector of the University of Montreal.1873 - Carl Flesch was born (d. 1944). Hungarian violinist.1873 - Charles Walgreen was born (d. 1939). American entrepreneur.1873 - Karl Schwarzschild was born (d. 11 May 1916). German theoretical astrophysicist, born in Frankfurt, Germany, who made both practical and theoretical contributions to 20th-century astronomy.1873 - George Ormerod dies (b. 1785). English historian and antiquarian.1874 - General Postal Union was created as a result of the Treaty of Berne.1874 - Nicholas Roerich was born (d. 1947). Russian painter.1879 - Max von Laue was born (d. 23 Apr 1960). German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate in 1914 for his discovery of the diffraction of X-rays in crystals.1885 - Francisco Franco de Sousa was born in Funchal, Madeira. Portuguese sculptor / Nascia, no Funchal, ilha da Madeira, Francisco Franco de Sousa (m. 15 Fev 1955). Escultor portugus.1886 - Rube Marquard was born (d. 1980). American baseball player.1888 - The Washington Monument officially opens to the general public.1888 Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin was born (d. 1938). Russian politician.1890 - Aimee Semple McPherson was born (d. 1944). American evangelist.1890 - It is reported, however without evidence, French electrical engineer Clment Ader was the first person to actually fly an airplane, but his steam-powered bat-like plane, "Eole", only rose a few inches off the ground. Ader coined the french word "avion" for aircraft. It is said to mean Appareil Volant Imitant les Oisaux Naturels: Flying Machine Imitating Natural Birds.1892 - Ivo Andri was born (d. 1975). Croatian writer.1892 - Marina Tsvetaeva was born (d. 1941). Russian poet.1893 - Mrio de Andrade was born (d. 1945). Brazilian writer and photographer / Nasce, em S. Paulo, Mrio de Andrade (m. 1945). Escritor brasileiro e idealizador da Semana de Arte Moderna.1899 - Bruce Catton was born (d. 1978). American journalist and a notable historian of the American Civil War. He won a Pulitzer Prize for history in 1954.1900 - Alastair Sim was born (d. 1976). Scottish actor.1900 - Ismael Nery was born (d. 1934). Brazilian painter who was a pioneer of the surrealism in Brazil. 1900 Joseph Friedman was born (d. 1982). American inventor.1902 - Freddie Young was born (d. 1998). British cinematographer.1903 - Walter O'Malley was born (d. 1979). American baseball executive.1906 - Lopold Sdar Senghor was born (d. 2001). Senegalese poet and politician who was President of Senegal (1960-1980).1906 - Joseph Farwell Glidden dies (b. 18 Jan 1813). A native of New Hampshire, Glidden was an Illinois farmer when he developed the design of the first commercial barbed wire, patented 24 Nov 1874, a product that would transform the West.1909 - Jacques Tati was born (d. 4 Nov 1982). French Academy Award-winning director: Mon Oncle [1958].1907 - Quintin Hogg was born (d. 2001). British politician. 1908 - Harry Hooton was born (d. 1961). Australian poet. 1908 Lee Wiley was born (d. 1975). American jazz singer.1909 - Donald Coggan was born (d. 2000). Archbishop of Canterbury.1911 An accidental bomb explosion in Hankou, Wuhan, China leads to the ultimate fall of the Qing Empire.1911 - Joe Rosenthal was born. American photographer. 1911 - Antonio Borrero y Cortzar dies (b. 29 Oct 1827). President of Ecuador (1875-1876).1913 Steamship SS Volturno catches fire in the mid-Atlantic. 1914 - World War I: Siege of Antwerp - Antwerp, Belgium falls to German troops.1915 - Clifford M. Hardin was born. United States Secretary of Agriculture.1916 - Jean Dausset was born. French physician and imunologist.1918 - O prncipe Friedrich Karl eleito rei da Finlndia.1918 E. Howard Hunt was born (d. 2007). American Watergate figure.1918 - Lila Kedrova was born (d. 2000). Russian-born actress.1919 - Black Sox scandal: The Cincinnati Reds "win" the World Series.1920 - Jens Bjrneboe was born (d. 1976). Norwegian author.1921 - Michel Boisrond was born (d. 2002). French film director.1922 - Lon Dion was born (d. 1997). Quebec political scientist.1922 - Fyvush Finkel was born. American actor.1924 - Valery Bryusov dies (b. 1873). Russian writer and critic.1925 - Johnny Stompanato was born (d. 1958). American organized crime figure.1926 - Danile Delorme was born. French actress.1928 - Einojuhani Rautavaara was born. Finnish composer. 1931 - Tony Booth was born. British actor and father of Cherie Blair.1932 - Karl (Immanuel Eberhard) von Goebel dies (b. 8 Mar 1855). German botanist whose Organographie der Pflanzen (1898-1901; Organography of Plants, 1900-05) clarified the principles of the science of plant morphology in relation to form and structure.1933 - Meteor shower: a great unpredicted meteor shower was seen from Europe that surprised astronomers. Dr. W.J. Fisher, a Harvard astronomer, identified the Giacobini-Zinner comet as the cause.1933 Judy Tyler was born (d. 1957). American actress.1933 - Peter Mansfield was born. British physician.1934 - Regicide at Marseille: The assassination of King Alexander I of Yugoslavia (b. 1888) and Louis Barthou this accidentally (b. 1862). Foreign Minister and before Prime Minister of France.1934 - Jill Ker Conway was born. Australian-American author. 1934 - King Alexander I of Yugoslavia dies assassinated (b. 1888).1934 - Louis Barthou dies assassinated (b. 1862). Prime Minister of France.1935 - Prince Edward, Duke of Kent was born. Member of the British Royal Family.1936 - Generators at Boulder Dam (later renamed to Hoover Dam) begin to transmit electricity from the Colorado River 266 miles to Los Angeles, California. 1937 Brian Blessed was born. English actor.1938 - The radio altimeter is first demonstrated in New York by Bell Labs, in the first public display of the device that gives pilots the height of an aircraft above the local terrain by bouncing radio signals off the ground to give a reliable altitude reading, thus changing aviation forever.1938 Heinz Fischer was born. Austrian politician.1940 - World War II: Battle of Britain - During a nighttime air raid by the German Luftwaffe, St. Paul's Cathedral is pierced by a bomb.1940 Joe Pepitone was born. American baseball player. 1940 - John Lennon was born (d. 1980). British musician and songwriter (The Beatles).1940 - Wilfred Grenfell dies (b. 1865). Medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador.1941 - A coup in Panama declares Ricardo Adolfo de la Guardia Arango new president.1941 Brian Lamb was born. Founder of C-SPAN.1941 Chucho Valds was born. Cuban musician.1941 Karam ud Din was born (d. 2008). Pakistani Navy officer.1941 - Trent Lott was born. American politician.1941 - Helen Morgan dies (b. 1900). American singer and actress.1942 - The last day of the October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps forces withdraw back across the Matanikau River after destroying most of the Imperial Japanese Army's 4th Infantry Regiment.1942 - Statute of Westminster Adoption Act formalizes Australian autonomy.1943 Douglas Kirby was born. Research scientist. 1943 - Mike Peters was born. American cartoonist.1943 - Pieter Zeeman dies (b. 1865). Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laureate in 1902 (shared with Hendrik A. Lorentz ) for his discovery of the Zeeman effect.1944 - World War II: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin begin a nine-day conference in Moscow to discuss the future of Europe.1944 - John Entwistle was born (d. 2002). British musician (The Who).1944 - Nona Hendryx was born. American singer (LaBelle). 1945 - Parade in NYC for Fleet Admiral Nimitz and 13 USN/USMC Medal of Honor recipients.1945 - Taiguara was born (d. 1996). Brazilian musician.1946 - the Simmons Company of Petersburg, Va., manufactured the first electric blanket. Its price was $39.50. 1946 Tansu iller was born. Prime Minister of Turkey.1947 - France Gall was born. French singer.1947 - Tony Zappone was born. American broadcaster, journalist, author, photographer.1947 William E. McAnulty, Jr. was born (d. 2007). American lawyer.1948 - Jackson Browne was born. American musician.1949 - Maria Cludia was born. Brazilian actress. 1950 Brian Downing was born. American baseball player.1950 - Jody Williams was born. American teacher and aid worker who was the recipient of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.1950 Reichi Nakaido was born. Japanese rock guitarist. 1950 - Robert Wuhl was born. Emmy Award-winning writer: The 63rd Annual Academy Awards [1991], The 64th Annual Academy Awards [1992]; actor: A Kiss Goodnight, Cobb, The Bodyguard, Batman, Bull Durham, Good Morning Vietnam, Flashdance. 1950 - Demetrio Herrera Sevillano dies (b. 1902). Panamanian poet.1950 - George Hainsworth dies (b. 1895). National Hockey League goaltender.1952 - Sharon Osbourne was born. English music manager and wife of Ozzy Osbourne.1953 - Tony Shalhoub was born. American actor.1954 - Anne-Marie Goumba was born. African politician.1954 - James Fearnley was born. English musician (The Pogues). 1954 - John O'Hurley was born. American actor and game show host.1954 Scott Bakula was born. American actor. 1955 Linwood Boomer was born. Canadian writer. 1955 - Theodor Cardinal Innitzer dies (b. 1875). Archbishop of Vienna.1956 - Marie Doro dies (b. 1882). American actress.1957 - Neil H. McElroy was sworn in as the 6th Secretary of Defense of United States.1957 - Don Garber was born. American sports commissioner.1958 - Al Jourgensen was born. American musician (Ministry).1958 - Michael Pare was born. American actor. 1958 Mike Singletary was born. Former American football player.1958 - Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli) dies (b. 1876); 261st pope.1959 - Sir Henry Tizard dies (b. 1885). Scientist and administrator. Around 1920, with David Pye, his work on aircraft fuels ultimately led to the octane rating system, which expresses the anti-knocking characteristics of the fuel.1960 - Kenny Garrett was born. American jazz saxophonist.1961 - Tanganyika becomes independent within the British Commonwealth.1961 - Julian Bailey was born. British racing driver.1962 - Milan Vidmar dies (b. 1885). Slovenian electrical engineer and chess player.1962 - Uganda becomes an independent republic from Great-Britain.1962 - Jorge Burruchaga was born. Argentinian football player.1963 - Edward Mutesa assume a presidncia de Uganda.1963 - In northeast Italy, over 2,000 people are killed when a large landslide behind the Vajont Dam causes a giant wave of water to overtop it.1964 - Guillermo del Toro was born. Mexican actor and film director.1964 - Bobby Flay was born. American celebrity chef and restaurateur.1964 John Ralston was born. Canadian actor. 1966 - Christopher stlund was born. Swedish Publisher and entrepreneur.1966 David Cameron was born. British politician. 1967 - A day after being caught, Che Guevara (b. 1928) is executed for attempting to incite a revolution in Bolivia. 1967 Carling Bassett-Seguso was born. Canadian professional tennis player.1967 Eddie Guerrero was born (d. 2005). American professional wrestler.1967 - Che Guevara dies executed (b. 1928). Argentine revolutionary and guerilla leader.1967 - Andr Maurois dies (b. 1885). French writer.1967 - Gordon Allport dies (b. 11 Nov 1897). Humanistic psychologist and educator who developed trait theory in an original theory of personality.1967 - Cyril Norman Hinshelwood dies (b. 1897). English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate.1967 - Gheorge Popescu was born. Romanian footbal player.1968 - Pierre Mulele dies (b. 1929). Congolese revolutionary.1969 - In Chicago, Illinois, the United States National Guard is called in for crowd control as demonstrations continue in connection to the trial of the Chicago Eight" (trial started on September 24).1969 - Students from the University of the Philippines formed the first Upsilonian Congress and established the Upsiloan Alpha Beta Grand Fraternity in Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines.1969 P.J. Harvey was born. English musician. 1970 - The Khmer Republic is proclaimed in Cambodia.1970 - Annika Srenstam was born. Swedish golfer.1970 - Jason Butler Harner was born. American actor. 1970 - Kenny Anderson was born. American basketball player.1970 - Park Sang-min was born. South Korean actor.1970 - Savannah was born (d. 1994). American actress. 1971 Jason Jones was born. American filmmaker and humanitarian. 1971 - Michael Manna was born. American professional wrestler.1971 - Simon Atlee was born (d. 2004). British Photographer, most notable person killed in the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake. 1972 - Sarah Vandenbergh was born. Australian actor. 1972 - Miriam Hopkins dies (b. 1902). American actress.1972 - Emerson Fittipaldi becomes F1 World Champion.1973 - Carlos Pavn was born. Honduran footballer. 1973 - Erin Daniels was born. American actress.1973 - Fabio Lione was born. Italian musician (Rhapsody).1973 - Steven Burns was born. Actor and musician.1973 - Terry Balsamo was born. American guitarist.1974 - Kieren Hutchison was born. New Zealand actor. 1974 - Oskar Schindler dies (b.28 Apr 1908). German businessman who saved Jews.1975 - Nobel Peace Prize is attributed to the soviet dissident, physician Andre Dmitrievitch Sakharov in recognition of his struggle against "the abuse of power and violations of human dignity in all its forms." 1975 Mark Viduka was born. Australian footballer.1975 Rale Micic was born. Serbian musician. 1975 Sean Lennon was born. American musician & son of ex-Beatle John Lennon.1976 - Nick Swardson was born. American actor.1976 - Walter Warlimont dies (b. 1894). German General WWII.1977 - Brian Roberts was born. American baseball player. 1978 Juan Dixon was born. American basketball player.1978 - Nicky Byrne was born. Irish musician (Westlife).1978 - Jacques Brel dies (b. 1929). Belgian musician.1979 - Alex Greenwald was born. American musician (Phantom Planet), actor and model. 1979 - Brandon Routh was born. American actor. 1979 Gonzalo Sorondo was born. Uruguayan footballer.1979 - Todd Kelly was born. Australian racing driver.1980 - Henrik Zetterberg was born. Swedish ice hockey player.1980 - Ibrahim Fazeel was born. Maldivian footballer. 1981 - Abolition of capital punishment in France.1981 - Peter Hill was born. British music photographer.1981 - Zachery Ty Bryan was born. American actor.1982 - Antnio Mendona was born. Angolan football player.1982 - Shi Jun was born. Chinese footballer.1982 - Anna Freud dies (b. 3 Dec 1895). Austrian scientist, psychoanalyst [The ego and mechanisms of defense (1936)].1983 - Rangoon bombing: attempted assassination of South Korean President Chun Doo Hwan during an official visit to Rangoon, Burma. Chun survived but the blast killed 17 of his entourage, including four cabinet ministers, whilst 17 others were injured. Four Burmese officials also died in the blast.1983 - Andreas Zuber was born. Austrian racing driver.1983 - Jang Mi-Ran was born. South Korean weightlifter.1983 - Stephen Gionta was born. American ice hockey player.1984 - Ghetto was born. British musician.1985 - The hijackers of the Achille Lauro cruise liner surrender after the ship arrives in Port Said, Egypt.1985 - Emlio Garrastazu Mdici dies (b. 1905). President of Brazil.1985 - Henriqueta Lisboa dies. Brazilian writer.1986 - Laure Manaudou was born. French swimmer.1986 - The musical The Phantom of the Opera has its first performance at Her Majesty's Theatre in London.1986 - United States District Court Judge Harry E. Claiborne becomes the fifth federal official to be removed from office through impeachment.1986 - The FOX Network begins broadcasting.1986 Laure Manaudou was born. French swimmer.1987 Bill Walker was born. American basketball player.1987 - Clare Boothe Luce dies (b. 1903). American diplomat.1987 - Luis Veiga Leito dies in Niteri, Brazil (b. in Moimenta da Beira, 27 May 1912). Portuguese poet.1987 - Guru Gopinath dies (b. 1908). Indian classical dancer1987 - William Parry Murphy dies (b. 1892). American physician, Nobel Prize in Medicine laureate in 1934.1988 - Thousands of Latvians start a mass movement to press Moscow for greater independence from the Soviet Union.1988 - Valencia (Espanha) : So inauguradas as primeiras linhas subterraneas de metro.1988 - Felix Wankel dies (b. 13 Aug 1902). German engineer who invented the first rotary internal combustion engine (Wankel Rotary Combustion Engines and Vehicles).1989 - An official news agency in the Soviet Union reports the landing of a UFO in Voronezh.1989 - In Leipzig, East Germany, 70,000 protesters demand the legalization of opposition groups and democratic reforms.1989 - Penny Lernoux dies (b. 1940). American journalist and author.1990 - Gza Ottlik dies (b. 1912). Hungarian writer1991 - Ecuador becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.1991 - Em Bruxelas, o escritor portugus Verglio Ferreira distinguido com o Prmio Europlia/91.1992 - A 13 kilogram (est.) meteorite lands in the driveway of the Knapp residence in Peekskill, New York, destroying the family's 1980 Chevrolet Malibu.1992 - Tyler James Williams was born. American actor.1994 - Jodelle Ferland was born. Canadian actress.1995 - An Amtrak Sunset Limited train is derailed by saboteurs near Palo Verde, Arizona.1995 - Alec Douglas-Home dies (b. 1903). Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.1996 - Walter Kerr dies (b. 1913). American theater critic.1996 - Robert F. Curl Jr., Richard E. Smalley, and Sir Harold W. Kroto, share the Nobel Prize in chemistry "for their discovery of fullerenes". Three US scientists, David M. Lee, 65, Douglas D. Osheroff, 51, and Robert C. Richardson, 59, win the physics prize "for their discovery of superfluidity in helium-3".1996 - Walter Kerr dies (b. 1913). American theater critic.1997 - Renncia do primeiro-ministro da Itlia, Romano Prodi.1999 The last flight of the SR-71.1999 - Akhtar Hameed Khan dies (b. 1914). Pioneer of Microcredit in developing countries1999 - Joo Cabral de Melo Neto dies in Rio de Janeiro (b. 6 Jan 1920, in Recife, Pernambuco). Brazilian poet and diplomat who won The Cames Prize in 1990.1999 - Milt Jackson dies (b. 1923). American jazz vibraphonist.2000 - The Nobel Prize in Medicine for 2000 is shared by Arvid Carlsson, 77, Paul Greengard, 74, and Eric Kandel, 70, for their pioneering discoveries concerning one way brain cells send messages to each other, called "slow synaptic transmission. These discoveries have been crucial for understanding how the brain normally works. In addition, the work laid the groundwork for developing the standard treatment for Parkinson's disease and contributed to the development of a class of antidepressants that includes Prozac.2000 - David Dukes dies (b. 1945). American actor. 2000 - Patrick Anthony Porteous dies (b. 1918). Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross. 2001 - The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announces that it has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2001 jointly to Eric A. Cornell, 39 (JILA and National Institute of Standards and Technology , Boulder, Colorado), Carl E. Wieman, 50 (JILA and University of Colorado, Boulder), and to Wolfgang Ketterle, 43, (German, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts) "for the achievement of Bose-Einstein condensation in dilute gases of alkali atoms, and for early fundamental studies of the properties of the condensates".2001 - Second mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey in the 2001 anthrax attack2001 - Dagmar dies (b. 1921). American television personality.2001 - Herbert Ross dies (b. 1927). American film director and producer.2001 - Roberto Campos dies (b. 1917). Brazilian economist.2002 - After losing a massive amount of ground during the summer of 2002, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes at 7,286.27, its lowest level in five years. The NASDAQ also hit a six-year low of 1,114.11.2002 - The 2002 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel is announced to go by halves to Daniel Kahneman (US Israel) for having integrated insights from psychological research into economic science, especially concerning human judgment and decision-making under uncertainty and to Vernon L. Smith (US) for having established laboratory experiments as a tool in empirical economic analysis, especially in the study of alternative market mechanisms.2002 - Aileen Wournos dies executed via lethal injection (b. 1956). American serial killer sentenced to death.2002 - Charles Guggenheim dies (b. 1924). American film director/producer. 2004 - Jo Brauner resign as the anchor of German Tagesschau news show after 30 years.2004 - Democratic elections held for the first time in Afghanistan.2004 - The tri-annual federal election is held in Australia and Liberal Party of Australia leader, John Howard, wins a fourth term as Prime Minister in a landslide victory over opponent, Mark Latham of the Australian Labor Party.2004 - Afghanistan: Interim president Hamid Karzai [24 Dec 1957~] a ashtun, wins 55% of the vote in the Afghan presidential election.2004 - Blog Eu sei que vou-te amar is created /Criao na blogosfera de Eu sei que vou-te amar. Deixo aqui os meus parabns pela passagem do 5. aniversrio, e recomendo a sua visita.2004 - Portugal cede um surpreendente empate na deslocao ao Liechtenstein 2-2 em jogo do Grupo 3 de qualificao para o Campeonato do Mundo de futebol.2005 - China's State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping officially announces the new accurate height of Mount Everest is 8848.43 m.2005 - When Tropical Depression 23 strengthens into Hurricane Vince it makes the 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season the first season on record to use a name beginning with V.2005 - Smoking is fully banned on the UK rail network.2005 - Louis Nye dies (b. 1913). American comedian and actor.2006 - Is announced that The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2006 goes to Edward Phelps "for his analysis of intertemporal tradeoffs in macroeconomic policy".2006 - North Korea allegedly tests its first nuclear device. 2006 - Google buys Youtube for US$ 1,65 billions.2006 - Paul Hunter dies (b. 1978). Professional snooker player.2006 - Raymond Noorda dies (b. 1924). Co-founder and long time CEO of Novell. 2007 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes at an all-time high. 2007 - Enrico Banducci dies (b. 1922). American nightclub owner.2007 - Raul Duro dies in Lisbon (b. 9 Sep 1942). Portuguese journalist and TV presenter.2008 - Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clzio, French writer, gets the Nobel Prize in Literature.2008 Gidget Gein dies (b. 1969). American musician. 2009 First lunar impact of the Centaur and LCROSS spacecrafts as part of NASA's Lunar Precursor Robotic Program. RC Saints Saint Denis, Saint Ghislain, Saint John Leonardi and Saint Louis Bertrand, patron saint of Colombia.South Korea Hangul Day: celebrating the invention of hangul, the native Korean phonetic alphabet.Uganda Independence Day (from Britain, 1962).Leif Erikson Day in United States, Iceland and Norway: celebrating the first European landing in North America. Ecuador Guayaquil's Independence Day (from Spain 1820) (Dia de la independencia de Guayaquil). Romania Romanian Holocaust Remembrance Day. French Republican Calendar Sarrasin (Buckwheat) Day, eighteenth day in the Month of Vendmiaire. Takayama Autumn Festival (Takayama)
Biff Collie (11/25/1926 - 2/19/1992): Country Music Disc Jockey Pioneer, Show Promoter
Biff Collie (11/25/1926 - 2/19/1992): Country Music Disc Jockey Pioneer, Show Promoter Biff (Hiram Abiff) Collie, pioneer country disc jockey (DJ), show promoter and trade paper reporter, was born on November 25, 1926 in Little Rock, Arkansas, but raised in San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from Thomas Edison High School (San Antonio, Texas) in 1944. Biff's professional career spanned forty years working such major markets as Houston and San Antonio, Texas and Los Angeles and Long Beach California. Biff Collie began his radio career at KMAC radio in San Antonio as a teenager. After brief stints at Browning and Alice, Texas, he moved on to KNUZ radio in Houston and later to KPRC. Biff started with KNUZ (1948) working as sports reporter, before moving into a disc jockey role. During that time, Glad Music Company had a record store on 11th Street. KNUZ had regular remote broadcasts from their store. Popular recording artists were frequent visitors to the shop. Hank Williams was one of the many artists to stop by. Biff was conducting a remote broadcast from Glad Music in 1948 when Hank Williams visited the store. Biff was the first country disc jockey (see note) in Houston, which remains one of the premiere markets for country music radio. While in Houston, he also promoted and booked shows, becoming one of the first to ever book Hank Williams, Sr. and Tennessee Ernie Ford. In 1957, he became manager and emcee for the Philip Morris Country Music Show, which was broadcast nationally on Mutual Broadcasting Radio and CBS Radio. Later he worked mornings on KPRC and hosted a certain up and coming singer from Memphis by the name of Presley at the Grand Prize Jamboree a few years later. In 1960, Collie moved to Los Angeles where he remained for the decade, gaining huge popularity over KFOX Radio. He was consistently in the top ten radio personalities in Billboard and Music Reporter magazines and was also named "Best Radio Personality" by the Academy of Country Music, an organization which he served on the Board of Directors and produced the annual awards show in 1967. He moved to Nashville in 1969 and produced the first syndicated radio show, "Inside Nashville," which ran on stations across the country for many years. He also was a morning man (Collie's Coffee Club) on KLEE radio in Ottumwa, Iowa. Collie made an attempt at recording, first on Macy's records in Houston and later for Specialty. His only charted hit was as Billy Bob Bowman in 1972 on United Artists. Collie married the former wife of country legend Floyd Tillman in 1953. Biff later married Shirley Simpson, who as Shirley Collie recorded several duets with Willie Nelson. It was Biff who introduced Shirley to the up-and-coming singer/songwriter and Shirley eventually divorced Collie to marry Nelson. Before his death, Biff earned the Ernest Tubb Humanitarian Award for his contributions. Biff is a member of the Country Music DJ Hall of Fame (1978). Collie died on February 19, 1992 in Brentwood, Tennessee. Radio stations where Biff worked: KMAC (San Antonio, Texas, 1944-45), KWD (Browning, Texas, 1945-46), KBWI (Alice, Texas, 1946-47), KNUZ (Houston, Texas, 1948-55), KPRC (Houston, Texas, circa 1955-57), KLAC (Los Angeles, 1959), KFOX (1960-69, Long Beach, CA), KLEE (Ottumwa, Iowa, circa?), KSIX (Corpus Christie, Texas, circa 1958) Note: Some articles claim that Texas Bill Strength (8/28/1928 -- 10/1/1973) was the first country DJ in Houston, but that may not be the case. Texas Bill Strength was a sixteen year old teen in 1944 when he won an amateur contest at the Joy Theatre in Houston. A representative from KTHT radio happened to be present and decided to give Bill his first radio job as a fledgling western singer. In remembering that episode, Bill was quoted, "My Mother thought for sure I was dying and I can't say what the old man said." Texas Bill Strength had a modestly successful singing and recording career. He recorded for 4Star, Capitol and Coral records. About KFOX-AM 1280: KFOX was called The Country King. It was the original country music heavy weight in Southern California. It broadcast from the International Tower in Long Beach. During the 1960s, the country music hosts consisted of Dick Haynes, Biff Collie, Charlie Williams and Clifford "Cliffie" Stone. ~RJB: Country Music Historian, 9/2010.Tags:watch moviesHDhollywoodtrailermoviewatch filmcinemamoviesnewfilm
New York Lawyer Says Tougher Laws Against
Mary Pinchot Meyer Image by dbking Source: Wikipedia Mary Pinchot Meyer (October 14 1920, October 12, 1964), was a Washington DC socialite, painter, former wife of CIA official Cord Meyer and close friend of US president John F. Kennedy who was noted for her great beauty and social skills. Meyers murder two days before her 44th birthday in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington D.C. during the fall of 1964 would later stir speculation relating to Kennedys presidency and assassination. Nina Burleigh in her 1998 biography wrote, "Mary Meyer was an enigmatic woman in life, and in death her real personality lurks just out of view." Mary Pinchot was the daughter of Amos Pinchot, a wealthy lawyer and a founder of the Progressive party who had helped fund the socialist magazine "The Masses". Her mother was Pinchots second wife Ruth, a journalist who worked for magazines such as "The Nation" and "The New Republic". Mary was raised at the familys Grey Towers home in Milford, Pennsylvania where as a child she met left-wing intellectuals such as Mabel Dodge, Louis Brandeis, Robert M. La Follette, Sr. and Harold L. Ickes. Mary attended Brearley School and Vassar College, where she became interested in communism. She dated William Attwood in 1938 and while with him at a dance held at Choate Rosemary Hall she first met John F. Kennedy. She left Vassar and became a journalist, writing for the United Press and Mademoiselle. As a pacifist and member of the American Labor Party she came under scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Marriage with Cord Meyer Mary met Cord Meyer in 1944 when he was a US Marine Corps lieutenant who had lost his left eye because of shrapnel injuries received in combat. The two had similar pacifist views and beliefs in world government and married on 19 April 1945. That spring they both attended the UN Conference on International Organization in San Francisco, during which the United Nations was founded, Cord as an aide of Harold Stassen and Mary as a reporter for a newspaper syndication service. She later worked for a time as an editor for Atlantic Monthly. Their eldest child Quentin was born in late 1945, followed by Michael in 1947, after which Mary became a housewife although she attended classes at the Art Students League of New York. Cord Meyer became president of the United World Federalists in May 1947 and its membership doubled. Albert Einstein was an enthusiastic supporter and fundraiser. Mary Meyer wrote for the organizations journal. In 1950 their third child Mark was born and they moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts. Meanwhile her husband began to re-evaluate his notions of world government as members of the American Communist Party infiltrated the international organizations he had founded. It is unknown when he first began secretly working with the Central Intelligence Agency but in 1951 Allen Dulles approached Cord Meyer, he became an employee of the CIA and was soon a "principal operative" of Operation Mockingbird, a covert operation meant to sway the print and broadcast media. Mary may also have done some work for the CIA during this time but her tendency towards spur-of-the-moment love affairs reportedly made the agency wary of her. With her husbands CIA appointment they moved to Washington D.C. and became highly visible members of Georgetown society. Their friends and acquaintances included Joseph Alsop, Katharine Graham, Clark Clifford and Washington Post reporter James Truitt along with his wife, noted artist Anne Truitt. Their social circle also included CIA-affiliated people such as Richard M. Bissell, Jr., high ranking counter-intelligence official James Angleton and Mary and Frank Wisner, Meyers boss at CIA. In 1953 Senator Joseph McCarthy publicly accused Cord Meyer of being a communist and the FBI was reported to have looked into Marys political past. Allen Dulles and Frank Wisner aggressively defended Meyer and he remained with the CIA. However, by early 1954 Marys husband became unhappy with his CIA career and used contacts from his covert operations in Operation Mockingbird to approach several New York publishers for a job but was rebuffed. During the summer of 1954 John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie Kennedy bought a house not far from where the Meyers lived, Mary and Jackie became friends and "they went on walks together." By the end of 1954 Cord Meyer was still with the CIA and often in Europe, running Radio Free Europe, Radio Liberty and managing millions of dollars of US government funds worldwide to support progressive-seeming foundations and organizations. One of Marys close friends and classmates from Vassar was Cicely dAutremont, who married James Angleton. In 1955 Meyers sister Antoinette (Tony) married Ben Bradlee of The Washington Post. On 18 December 1956 the Meyers middle son Michael was hit by a car near their house and killed at the age of nine. Although this tragedy brought Mary and Cord closer together for a time, Mary filed for divorce in 1958. Her divorce petition alleged "extreme cruelty, mental in nature, which seriously injured her health, destroyed her happiness, rendered further cohabitation unendurable and compelled the parties to separate." Friendship with JFK Mary and her two surviving sons remained in the family home. She began painting again in a converted garage studio at the home of her sister Tony and her husband Ben Bradlee. She also started a close relationship with abstract-minimalist painter Kenneth Noland and grew a friendship with Robert Kennedy who had moved into his brothers house after John and Jackie Kennedy left in 1960. Nina Burleigh in her book "A Very Private Woman" writes that after the divorce Meyer became "a well-bred ingenue out looking for fun and getting in trouble along the way." "Mary was bad," a friend recalled. Burleigh claims James Angleton tapped Mary Meyers telephone after she left her husband. Meanwhile Angleton often visited the family home and took her sons on fishing outings. Mary visited John F. Kennedy at the White House in October 1961 and their relationship became intimate. Mary told Ann and James Truitt she was keeping a diary. In 1983 former Harvard University psychology professor Timothy Leary claimed that in the spring of 1962 Meyer, who according to her biographer Burleigh "wore manners and charm like a second skin", told him she was taking part in a plan to avert worldwide nuclear war by convincing powerful male members of the Washington establishment to take mind-altering drugs, which would presumably lead them to conclude the Cold War was meaningless. Meyer said she had shared in this plan with at least seven other Washington socialite friends who held similar political views and were trying to supply LSD to a small circle of high ranking government officials (however, Learys account is disputed by several writers, who point out that he wrote many other autobiographical books between 1962 and 1983 without ever mentioning her). Mary Meyer and John F Kennedy reportedly had "about 30 trysts" and at least one author has claimed she brought marijuana or LSD to almost all of these meetings. In January 1963 Philip Graham disclosed the Kennedy-Meyer affair to a meeting of newspaper editors but his claim was not reported by the news media. Leary later claimed Mary influenced Kennedys "views on nuclear disarmament and rapprochement with Cuba." In an interview with Nina Burleigh, Kennedy aide Meyer Feldman said, "I think he might have thought more of her than some of the other women and discussed things that were on his mind, not just social gossip." Burleigh wrote, "Mary might actually have been a force for peace during some of the most frightening years of the cold war" In his biography Flashbacks Leary claimed he had a call from Mary soon after the Kennedy assassination during which she sobbed and said, "They couldnt control him any more. He was changing too fast. He was learning too much Theyll cover everything up. I gotta come see you. Im scared. Im afraid." During the summer of 1964 Meyer reportedly told friends she thought someone had gotten into her house while she was not there and later told a friend from Vasser, historian Elizabeth Eisenstein, "she thought she had seen somebody leaving as she walked in." Murder On 12 October 1964, eleven months after John F. Kennedys assassination and two weeks after the Warren Commission report was made public, Mary finished a painting and went for a walk along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal towpath in Georgetown. Mechanic Henry Wiggins was trying to fix a car on Canal Road and heard a woman cry out, "Someone help me, someone help me." Wiggins heard two gunshots and ran to a low wall looking upon the path where he saw "a black man in a light jacket, dark slacks, and a dark cap standing over the body of a white woman." Meyers body had two bullet wounds, one at the back of the head and another in her heart. An FBI forensics expert later said dark haloes on the skin around both entry wounds suggested they had been fired at close-range, possibly point-blank. Minutes later a disheveled, soaking wet African-American man named Raymond Crump was arrested near the murder scene. No gun was ever found and Crump was never linked to any gun of the type used to murder Mary Meyer. Newspaper reports described her former husband only as either an author or government official and did not mention Kennedy, although many journalists apparently were aware of Meyers past marriage to a high ranking CIA official and her friendship with Kennedy. When Crump came to trial, judge Howard Corcoran ruled Mary Meyers private life could not be disclosed in the courtroom. Corcoran had recently been appointed by president Lyndon Baines Johnson. Marys background was also kept from Dovey Roundtree, Crumps lawyer, who later recalled she could find out almost nothing about the murder victim: "It was as if she existed only on the towpath on the day she was murdered." Crump was acquitted of all charges on 29 July 1965 and the murder remains unsolved (Crump went on to what has been described as a "horrific" life of crime). Diary In March 1976 James Truitt told the National Enquirer Meyer was having an affair with Kennedy when he was assassinated. Truitt said Meyer had told his wife Ann she was keeping a diary (which some sources have described as a sketchbook with some written text) and had asked her to retrieve it "if anything ever happened" to her. Ann Truitt, who was living in Tokyo when Meyer was murdered, called both James Angleton and Marys brother in law Ben Bradlee at home and asked him if he had found the diary. Bradley later said, "We didnt start looking until the next morning, when Tony [Mary's sister] and I walked around the corner a few blocks to Marys house. It was locked, as we had expected, but when we got inside, we found Jim Angleton, and to our complete surprise he told us he, too, was looking for Marys diary." Angleton said he knew about Marys intimate friendship with Kennedy and was looking for the diary and anything else which might have information about the affair. Later at Marys art studio by the Bradlee home Ben and Antoinette again found Angleton, trying to pick a padlock. After he left, Antoinette found the diary and many letters in a metal box. These were given to Angleton, who later claimed he burned the diary, in which he said Mary Meyer wrote she and Kennedy had taken LSD before "they made love." However, Bradlee wrote they later learned Angleton had not burned the diary: Bradlees wife Tony got it back from Angleton and burned the document herself while Ann Truitt watched. Those who did read the diary reportedly said it confirmed Meyers intimate friendship with Kennedy but gave no suggestion it contained any information about his assassination. Cord Meyers later statements about the murder Cord Meyer left the CIA in 1977. In his autobiography Facing Reality: From World Federalism to the CIA he wrote, "I was satisfied by the conclusions of the police investigation that Mary had been the victim of a sexually motivated assault by a single individual and that she had been killed in her struggle to escape." However his former personal assistant Carol Delaney later claimed, "Mr. Meyer didnt for a minute think that Ray Crump had murdered his wife or that it had been an attempted rape. But, being an Agency man, he couldnt very well accuse the CIA of the crime, although the murder had all the markings of an in-house rubout." In February 2001 writer C. David Heymann asked Cord Meyer about Mary Pinchot Meyers murder and he replied, "My father died of a heart attack the same year Mary was killed. It was a bad time." When asked who had murdered Mary Pinchot Meyer the retired CIA official, six weeks before his own death from lymphoma, reportedly "hissed" back, "The same sons of bitches that killed John F. Kennedy." C & O Canal from Chain Bridge at the base of the Palisades New York Lawyer Says Tougher Laws Against Distracted Driving and Drunk Driving Have Helped to Reduce Car Accidents Binghamton personal injury lawyer Scott C. 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(By Kathy Haight, More than 500 homeless children got new coats, new shoes and homemade gingerbread cookies Saturday at the Spirit of Christmas party at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.While Pastor Clifford A. Jones Sr. played Santa, the children and their families ate a turkey lunch and listened to Christmas music played by a bell choir and a band.
Clifford L. Eley Sr.
TERRE HAUTE — Clifford L. Eley Sr., 80, of Effingham, Ill. and formerly of Terre Haute died Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 28, 2012, at Evergreen Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Effingham. He had worked for Ethyl Visqueen Corporation, Alcan Aluminum and was ...
Clifford Eley Sr.
EFFINGHAM —  Clifford L. Eley Sr., 80, of Effingham, formerly of Terre Haute, Ind., died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Evergreen Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Effingham.      Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Callahan & Hughes Funeral ...
Clifford T. Blair, Sr.
Clifford T. Blair, Sr., 83 years old, of Pine Street, Ilion, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, with his loving family by his side. He was born on Dec. 27, 1928, in Utica, the son of William and Catherine (Lee) Blair. Clifford was a proud veteran ...
Cliff Leonard
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ELYRIA TOWNSHIP — A 16-year-old Elyria girl has died after a serious crash on SR 2 yesterday evening, according to the Highway Patrol. Alexandra P. Clifford was flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland following the crash, and has died ...
Clifford Blaine Polk Sr.
McALESTER — Clifford Blaine Polk Sr., 82, of McAlester, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at the Talihina Veterans Center. Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Bishop Funeral Service. He was born Nov ...
Clifford Dolly Jr.
He was born April 24, 1941, at Valley Bend, a son of the late Clifford Mack Dolly Sr. and the late Mary Ellen Flint Dolly. He was formerly married to Charlene Coberly Mace. Surviving are one son, Robin C. Dolly and wife, Tammy, of Elkins; two ...
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Cliff Hackett Jr 623, Dennis Amendola 623, Zachary Redin 622, Bob Iacovo 615, Roger Redin Sr 610, Richard Jefferson 606, Vinnie Pennatto 604, Terry Considine 603. Makszin Week 25 results: Harry Mascolo 741, Tom DeSalvo 701, George Zaccagnini 697 ...
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Elyria teen Allie Clifford dies from car crash injuries
She was definitely a bright spot in our classroom.” Clifford, 16, was a passenger in a car involved in a serious crash on SR 2 on Monday evening, and died of her injuries overnight at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. The car ...
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