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Henry Reuterdahl

Henry Reuterdahl was a Swedish-American painter acclaimed for his nautical artwork. He had a long relationship with the United States Navy. In addition to serving as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Naval Reserve Force, he was selected by President Theodore Roosevelt to accompany the Great White Fleet voyage in 1907 to document the journey. In addition to his artwork, he was a frequent writer on naval topics, served as an editor of Jane's Fighting Ships. Reuterdahl was born in Sweden, he received his academic education in Stockholm. He taught himself to draw, in 1893 was commissioned to do illustrations of the World's Fair in Chicago, he decided to remain in the United States, after his 1899 marriage to Pauline Stephenson of Chicago, he made his home in Weehawken, New Jersey. Although he never had any formal training in art, the self-taught Reuterdahl won a job as an illustrator-correspondent during the Spanish–American War. In the years prior to World War I, he traveled extensively with the Navy and became their official artist during the war, where he was head of the poster bureau.

At that time, he was considered America's foremost naval artist. As a civilian, he was both critical of the Navy. In January 1908, an article of his was published in McClure's that bluntly criticized the design of the Navy's battleships and blamed the errors on naval bureaucracy, whose "nature compels it to perpetuate mistakes"; this was a summary of his close friend William Sims's opinions, who had hoped to create enough of a controversy to force reforms in the Navy, namely the end of bureaucratic control over battleship technology and the establishment of promotion system based on ability. The article had a major impact, causing much consternation among not only the military, but in a large number of newspapers across the country as well; this was published after the Great White Fleet had departed with Reuterdahl as a participant and when he left the fleet at Callao, Peru because of a serious illness in his family, it was falsely reported he was expelled from the journey. The article itself did accomplish Sims's goals.

In February 1908, the United States Senate ordered an investigation into the problems brought to light in the article. Five years after much effort spearheaded by Sims and Stephen B. Luce, Congress authorized a reorganization of the Department of the Navy; as an artist, Reuterdahl was a member of the Society of Illustrators and the American Watercolor Society. He exhibited his work in the 1913 Armory Show, he taught at the Art Students League of New York. In World War I, he and other members of the Society of Illustrators were recruited to the Division of Pictorial Publicity of the Committee on Public Information to make propaganda posters for the U. S. government. In September 1925, Reuterdahl was admitted to St. Elizabeths Government Hospital for the Insane where he died three months later, he is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Antonio Jacobsen Willy Stöwer William Frederick Mitchell Burnell Poole Works by Henry Reuterdahl at Project Gutenberg Works by or about Henry Reuterdahl at Internet Archive Henry Reuterdahl at Library of Congress Authorities, with 7 catalog records

Timothy Bell, Baron Bell

Timothy John Leigh Bell, Baron Bell, was a British advertising and public relations executive, best known for his advisory role in Margaret Thatcher's three successful general election campaigns and his co-founding and 30 years of heading Bell Pottinger. Bell was born in Southgate, North London on 18 October 1941, to Belfast-born Arthur Leigh Bell, a Crosse & Blackwell sales representative, Greta Mary Finlay, an Australian, his father left the family when his son was four, moving to South Africa and becoming a radio broadcaster known as "Uncle Paddy." In 1952 his mother remarried the solicitor who had handled her divorce. Bell was educated at Osidge Primary School and Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School and joined ABC Television at 18 as a post boy, he worked in various advertising/PR firms in the late 60s including the London agency Colman Prentice & Varley and Geers Gross, before helping to found and becoming managing director of Saatchi and Saatchi in 1970 serving as chairman and managing director of Saatchi and Saatchi Compton from 1975.

On 19 November 1977 Bell was fined £50 for indecency. He had exposed himself while masturbating at his Hampstead bathroom window on 21 October in full view of female passers-by, he left the Saatchis to join Frank Lowe and Geoff Howard-Spink in 1985 to have his name on the door at Lowe Howard-Spink and Bell where he served as deputy chairman. In 1989 he bought out the PR division which became his own agency, Lowe Bell Communications, he became chairman of Chime Communications in 1994. Bell was instrumental in the Conservative general election campaign victories of Margaret Thatcher and was seen as Thatcher's "favourite spin-doctor and confidante." For her first 1979 victory, he developed the strategy for the'Labour Isn't Working' campaign, created by Saatchi creative director Jeremy Sinclair and Bell advised the future Prime Minister on interview techniques and hairstyle choices. He courted newspaper editors and worked on devastating attacks on the Labour Party. In 1984 Bell was seconded to the National Coal Board to advise on media strategy at the start of the miners' strike.

He worked on media relations and helped set the terms of the negotiations and course of government policy. Bell was knighted in 1991 after nomination by Margaret Thatcher, created a Life Peer after nomination as a Conservative working peer as Baron Bell of Belgravia in the City of Westminster on 31 July 1998, he was later seen on panels and current affairs programmes discussing the issues of the day, was chairman of the Conservative Party's Keep the £ Campaign. He served on various arts and public administration bodies. On 8 April 2013 it was Bell who announced the news of Lady Thatcher's death. Bell advised Hernán Büchi, a former minister of the Pinochet dictatorship, in the presidential election of 1989. Büchi lost by a large margin to Patricio Aylwin. Lord Bell, a friend of Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky, handled the media attention behind poisoned Russian ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko, who died in hospital 23 November 2006; the Bell Pottinger Communications agency distributed a photograph showing a hairless Litvinenko in his hospital bed.

The PR Agency offered advice to relatives of Litvinenko and his spokesman Alex Goldfarb. In December 2006, Lord Bell lobbied on behalf of the Saudi government to discontinue the Serious Fraud Office investigation into alleged bribes in the Al Yamamah arms deal. Lord Bell performed public relations work for the authoritarian government of Belarus, for the Pinochet Foundation. In addition, he worked as an advisor to former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. In late 2011, Bell's lobbying interests were investigated by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism for The Independent newspaper which reported claims that the company attempts to interfere with Google results to "drown" out coverage of human rights abuses, that his employees had altered English Wikipedia entries to create a better impression of clients and had easy access to the Cameron government and others overseas. Bell Pottinger, via a sting operation, were found to be willing to work for the authoritarian regime in Uzbekistan.

Bell launched an internal inquiry, but believed he had been singled out for his connection with Mrs Thatcher. Chime disposed of Bell Pottinger in June 2012, when Bell resigned as a director of Chime. Bell Pottinger announced Lord Bell's departure as chairman to set up an advisory firm, Sans Frontières Associates, in August 2016, he retained a 7% stake in Bell Pottinger. Tony Walford, partner at Green Square stated, "Perhaps not coincidentally, Sans Frontières was the original name of the public relations firm he set up before it was renamed Bell Pottinger. A "leading PR figure" told The Times that his resignation from his own agency didn't come as a surprise, saying: "Ultimately, he did not fit with the kind of corporate image Bell Pottinger wanted to project", in the end. Walford explains that, "there is big money to be made from representing governments and other entities, no matter how reviled they are; the problem is, this kind of activity sits uneasily with corporates keen on projecting a responsible image."In January 2017 the Huffington Post reported that Johann Rupert, CEO of Remgro and Richemont, ended an 18 year old contract with Bell Pottinger due to their'concerted effort on social and other media to discredit him'.

Rupert had spoken out against

Jules Davids

Jules Davids was a professor of diplomatic history at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University until his retirement in 1986. A prolific author, his most famous work was undoubtedly his editorial assistance on Profiles in Courage, a surprise bestseller that won the 1957 Pulitzer Prize for biography for its author, Senator John F Kennedy, he graduated from Brooklyn College. Davids received $700 for his labors and acknowledgement in the foreword that he "materially assisted in the preparation of several chapters," but extensive revelations from many sources, including a detailed account by Jules Davids himself, establish that Davids prepared initial drafts of five of the chapters on the book, he joined the faculty at Georgetown University in 1947. His students included future United States president Bill Clinton when Clinton was a Georgetown undergraduate in 1968, future first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, historian Douglas Brinkley, with whom he discussed his involvement in the Kennedy book.

Davids was born in 1920 and grew up in Brooklyn, New York, graduated from Brooklyn College. At Georgetown he was one of the most popular professors at the School of Foreign Service, where he taught a generation of future diplomats and policymakers, his own textbook of American history and the World of Our Time, was published by Random House in several editions in the early 1960s. A specialist in U. S.-China relations, he edited over 40 volumes that compiled all of the United States diplomatic papers with China from the inception of U. S.-China relations. He was married for 45 years to Frances Davids of Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, who taught 5th grade in a lengthy teaching career, they had two children: Paul Davids, a well-known film producer/director and writer in Hollywood, married to Hollace Davids, senior vice president of Special Projects for Universal Pictures – and Jeanie Dwyer, who with her husband, has three children, two of whom have graduated from the University of Southern California and one of whom is a student there.

Jules Davids died in 1996 after suffering for many years from Alzheimer's disease, Frances Davids wrote a book, Living with Alzheimer's, about her role as a caregiver. One of Paul Davids' films deals to some extent with the legacy of his father: The Artist and the Shaman and the great sense of personal loss that followed Jules Davids' death. Jules Davids, author, brilliant lecturer at Georgetown University for 40 years, is loved, his legacy is still respected, he is honored every year at Georgetown by the Jules Davids medal given in his honor. His final book, to have been a definitive study of the life and career of W. Averell Harriman was never completed. Jules Davids's epitaph reads: Greatly loved, a man of gentle wisdom


The village of Cämmerswalde in the municipality of Neuhausen/Erzgeb. Lies in the south of the Saxon district of Mittelsachsen in eastern Germany; the state-recognised spa resort with its 800-year-old history, lies near Seiffen in the eastern part of the Western Ore Mountains not far from the Czech border. The village is a classic Waldhufendorf, with a length of over five kilometres. Cämmerswalde is divided into Oberdorf and Niederdorf. Since 1994 Cämmerswalde has belonged to the municipality of Neuhausen/Erzgeb, but used to be an independent parish with the hamlets of Deutschgeorgenthal, Haindorf and, from 1924, Neuwernsdorf and Rauschenbach. Festschrift 750 Jahre Cämmerswalde. Reinhard Rodefeld, 1957 Festschrift 800 Jahre Cämmerswalde. Festausschuss, Reinhold Hegewald, 2007 Um Olbernhau und Seiffen. Edition no. 1 Akademie-Verlag Berlin, Berlin 1985. Max Rennau: Zur ältesten Geschichte der Kirche in Cämmerswalde. Erzgebirgischer Generalanzeiger, 1930 Historisches Ortsnamenbuch von Sachsen. 3 volumes, ed. by Ernst Eichler and Hans Walther, revised by Ernst Eichler, Volkmar Hellfritzsch, Hans Walther and Erika Weber, Berlin, 2001, Vol. I, p. 135 Beschreibende Darstellung der älteren Bau- und Kunstdenkmäler des Königreichs Sachsen.

41 eds. Eds. 1–15 revised by Richard Steche, Eds. 16–41 revised by Cornelius Gurlitt, Dresden, 1882–1923, Ed. 3, p. 3 Schumann, August. "Cämmerswalde". Vollständiges Staats-, Post- und Zeitungslexikon von Sachsen. 4. Zwickau. P. 410. Official homepage of Neuhausen Organs in the parish of Freiberg Cämmerswalde in the Digital Historic Index of Places in Saxony

Roscoe Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota

Roscoe Township is a township in Goodhue County, United States. The population was 784 at the 2000 census. Roscoe Township was organized in 1858, named after Roscoe, the hometown of an early settler. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.8 square miles, of which 35.8 square miles of it is land and 0.03% is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 784 people, 258 households, 222 families residing in the township; the population density was 21.9 people per square mile. There were 265 housing units at an average density of 7.4/sq mi. The racial makeup of the township was 99.36% White, 0.26% African American, 0.13% Native American and 0.26% Asian. There were 258 households out of which 44.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.2% were married couples living together, 2.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 13.6% were non-families. 11.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.5% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.30. In the township the population was spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 114.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.0 males. The median income for a household in the township was $56,719, the median income for a family was $59,167. Males had a median income of $35,909 versus $25,469 for females; the per capita income for the township was $20,472. About 2.6% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 or over