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Harold B. Lee

Harold Bingham Lee was an American religious leader and educator who served as the 11th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from July 1972 until his death in December 1973. Lee was born in Clifton, Idaho to Samuel Lee and Louisa Emeline Bingham and was the second of six children; the Lee family lived the rural life and Lee and his siblings spent most of their youth doing farm chores. During his childhood, his mother saved him from several near-death experiences; when he was eight, he was sent to get a can of lye from the shelf and spilled the deadly product all over himself. His mother opened a vat of pickled beets and poured cup after cup of the red vinegar all over him, which neutralized the lye; when Harold was a teen, he punctured an artery on a broken bottle. His mother cleaned it, she burned a black stocking to ashes and rubbed it in the open wound and it soon healed. Lee was fortunate to receive a good education, he finished eighth grade at a grammar school in Clifton and his parents allowed him to continue his education at Oneida Stake Academy in Preston, Idaho.

The first few years, Lee focused on music and played the alto and baritone horns. He played basketball and was a reporter for the school newspaper, he graduated in the spring of 1916. The summer following his graduation Lee worked to receive his teaching certificate from Albion State Normal School at Albion, Idaho. After two summers of study in 1916 and 1917, Lee passed the state's fifteen-subject test to receive his second- and third-class certificates. Lee held his first teaching position in the fall of 1916, he taught a class of 25 students, grades one to eight, in Idaho. His salary was $60 a month; when he was eighteen, he became principal of a school in Idaho. In September 1920 church president Heber J. Grant called Lee on a mission to the western states, with headquarters in Denver, Colorado, he was twenty-one and served until December 1922. While on his mission, Lee met a sister missionary from Fern Lucinda Tanner, they renewed their acquaintance when they returned from their missions and were married on November 14, 1923 in the Salt Lake Temple.

Fern died in 1962 and on June 17, 1963 Lee married Freda Joan Jensen, a former mission companion's girlfriend who had never married. She died on July 1, 1981. In 1932, at the age of thirty-three, Lee became a community leader when he was appointed to fill a vacancy in the Salt Lake City Commission, he was assigned to direct the Department of Public Improvements. A year his political career was launched when he was elected to the same position. In 1930, Lee was called as president of the LDS Church's Pioneer Stake in Salt Lake City, he became the youngest stake president in the church, at that time. The 1929 Great Depression in the United States left more than half of its members without jobs, he established a welfare program to aid members in distress that became a model emulated by the entire LDS Church. As part of the program, he helped organize the Pioneer Stake bishop's storehouse in 1932; the storehouse provided members with basic food necessities. Bishop's storehouses remain part of the church's welfare program today.

In 1936, Lee became managing director of the Church Welfare Program. Although he pursued a political career, he began full-time church service when he was called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1941. Lee served on a committee to streamline functions. For two decades Lee studied the prepared proposals. Lee was the chairman of the Priesthood Correlation Committee under LDS Church president David O. McKay; the committee restructured church organization in the 1960s, including labeling the children's and women's organizations as auxiliary to the priesthood organization. According to some historians, Hugh B. Brown petitioned McKay to rescind the policy of excluding people of African ancestry from the priesthood. However, McKay had not felt spiritual impressions. Historians observe that Brown continued to seek to reverse the ban "administratively", but Lee was among those who noted that it was a matter of God making his will known through revelation. In December 1969, Lee initiated a release to church leaders, signed by Brown and N.

Eldon Tanner, both serving as counselors in the First Presidency, a statement that supported equal opportunities for civil rights, that indicated priesthood policy would not change until God revealed it through revelation. When McKay died in 1970, Joseph Fielding Smith became church president and Lee was called as First Counselor in the First Presidency, he continued to gain practical experience for what was expected to be a long presidency of his own, given the fact that he was twenty-four years younger than Smith. In 1972, Smith died and Lee became the church's president; that year, he organized the Jerusalem Branch and presided over the church's second area conference, held in Mexico. Lee's presidency proved one of the briefest in the history of the church, lasting from July 7, 1972 to Lee's sudden death due to a fatal pulmonary hemorrhage on December 26, 1973 at age 74. Lee was buried at Salt Lake City Cemetery. After his death, a statue of Lee was dedicated at his birthplace. Brigham Young University honored the former church president by renaming its library after him.

The 665,000-square-foot Harold B. Lee Library is one of the largest libraries in the western United States and contains 98 miles of shelving. Lee's teachings as an apostle were the 2002 course of study in the LDS Church's Sunday Relief Society and Melchizedek priesthood classes. Lee, Harold B.. Youth and the Church (retitled Decisions for Successful Li

Mallory Factor

Sir Mallory Factor KCN is an American business executive, professor and media contributor. Factor serves as the chairman and chief executive officer of IntraBio Inc. a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company based out of Oxford, United Kingdom. Factor resides as the visiting senior fellow in entrepreneurship and politics, he serves as the John C. West Professor of International Politics and American Government at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. With his wife, he is co-author of Shadowbosses and Big Tent: The Story of the Conservative Revolution--As Told by the Thinkers and Doers Who Made It Happen. In addition to his books, Factor has written on economic and financial issues for publications including the Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, National Review, newspapers nationwide and is a BBC, Fox News and Forbes magazine contributor. Factor grew up in a housing project in Connecticut, he graduated from Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

Factor's first job after graduating was serving as a supervisor of management consulting services at Coopers & Lybrand. In 2015, Factor founded IntraBio Inc, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes novel treatments for rare and common neurodegenerative diseases. In September 2017, the company announced its plans for a multi-national pivotal trial for the treatment of Niemann–Pick type C, Tay–Sachs disease, cerebellar ataxia subtypes. Factor is the John C. West Professor of International Politics and American Government at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, he held adjunct professorships at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at New York University from 1992 to 1996, at the Graduate School of Management and Urban Professions at the New School for Social Research from 1985 to 1992. Factor joined the FOX News Channel in 2013 and serves as a contributor, he was chairman of the New York Public Asset Fund from 2002 to 2006 and vice-chairman of Governor's Island Preservation and Education Corporation from 2006 to 2007.

Factor was a member of the Banking Board of the New York State Banking Department from 2001 to 2007. From 1987 to 1988, he was a member of the Federal Savings and Loan Advisory Council for the Federal Home Loan Bank, he has been an underwriting member of Lloyd's of London since 1987. In addition to his books, Factor has written on economic and financial issues for publications including the Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, National Review and newspapers nationwide and is a Fox News and Forbes magazine contributor, he was president of Mallory Factor, Inc. an independent merchant bank and financial relations consultancy that he founded in 1976. Factor is the host and co-founder of The New York Meeting and the host of The Charleston Meeting, both nationally recognized gatherings of elected officials, business leaders and authors in New York City and Charleston, South Carolina, he was the co-founder and co-chair of The Monday Meeting. He co-founded and was the chairman of the Free Enterprise Fund, a free market "do" tank advocating economic growth, lower taxes and limited government.

He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and served as vice-chair of the Council on Foreign Relations Task Force on Terrorism Financing. He has testified in front of the U. S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate on terror financing, regulation of the financial services industry and other economic issues. Factor chaired the Economic Roundtable for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and led the 2009 Economic Summit for the U. S. House Republican Conference and Policy Committee in Washington, D. C. Factor has served on the Tony Awards Administration Committee since 2003, served on the Tony Awards Management Committee from 1999 to 2003, served as a Tony Awards nominator from 1996 to 1999, he served as a member of the US Air Force's Air Mobility Command Civic Leader Group. Factor served as a Senior Fellow for the Republican Policy Committee Chairman of the United States House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011. Official website "Mallory Factor Biography". Fox News Channel.

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No Contest II

No Contest II is a 1997 action film starring Shannon Tweed, Bruce Payne and Lance Henriksen. It is a sequel to No Contest. Erich Dengler, the son of Manferd Dengler, poses as an Art Collector, Eric Dane, in order to take over the Holman Museum where he holds the occupants including Sharon Bell and Jack Terry who are shooting a film. Dengler attempts to unleash a lethal nerve gas bomb, his plan is to sell the rest of the nerve gas to the highest bidder. Jack and Sharon make it their business to stop him. Lance Henriksen as Eric Dane / Erich Dengler Shannon Tweed as Sharon Bell Bruce Payne as Jack Terry Jayne Heitmeyer as Bobbi Bell Jeffrey Max Nicholls as Steven Ivory Joseph Griffin as Reggie David Keeley as Ritter Kevin Jubinville as Falco Sky Gilbert as Beagle Fiona Highet as Lisette Barbara Chilcott as Mrs. Holman Falconer Abraham as Jarvis Hamish McEwan as Binsey Sophie Simmons as Little Girl Rose Tommy Chang as Kidnapper The film has a rating of 4.5 out of 10 on IMDb