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David Eisenhower

Dwight David Eisenhower II, is an American author, public policy fellow, professor at the University of Pennsylvania, eponym of the U. S. Presidential retreat, Camp David, he is the only grandson of the 34th president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, the son-in-law of the 37th president of the United States, Richard Nixon. David Eisenhower was born on March 31, 1948, in West Point, Orange County, New York, to Barbara and John Eisenhower, the only son and eldest of four children, his father was a U. S. Army officer, his grandfather was Dwight D. Eisenhower, future president of the United States of America, former Supreme Allied Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in Europe during World War II, his father would go on to be a brigadier general in the U. S. Army Reserve, United States Ambassador to Belgium, a renowned military historian, his grandfather would become president of Columbia University, the 34th president of the United States. After assuming the presidency in 1953, President Eisenhower named the presidential mountain retreat Camp Shangri-La, Camp David, after his grandson.

Eisenhower graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1966. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in history cum laude from Amherst College in 1970. After college, he served for three years as an officer in the United States Naval Reserve. During this time, he was an officer on the USS Albany in the Mediterranean Sea, he earned his J. D. degree cum laude from The George Washington University Law School in 1976. He was at least loosely identified with the Nixon administration, when he accepted a request to attend the funeral of Dan Mitrione in 1970, the operative whose activities in training Uruguayan police in torture techniques, when publicized, caused profound controversy, although there has been no suggestion that Eisenhower had any knowledge of Mitrione's controversial activities, he is today a teaching adjunct and public policy fellow at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, co-chair of the Foreign Policy Research Institute's History Institute for Teachers.

From 2001–2003, he was editor of the journal Orbis published by FPRI. Eisenhower was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in history in 1987 for his work Eisenhower At War, 1943-1945—about the Allied leadership during World War II, he is the host of a Public Television series called The Whole Truth with David Eisenhower, distributed by American Public Television. On December 22, 1968, Eisenhower married Julie Nixon, the daughter of President Nixon, who served as Dwight Eisenhower's vice president; the couple had known each other since meeting at the 1956 Republican National Convention. The Reverend Norman Vincent Peale officiated in the non-denominational rite at the Marble Collegiate Church in New York City. Eisenhower's best man was future The Love Boat actor and U. S. congressman Fred Grandy. David Eisenhower was Julie Nixon's civilian escort when she was presented as a debutante to high society at the prestigious International Debutante Ball at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City in 1966.

Many other members of the Eisenhower and Nixon families have been presented as debutantes at the International Debutante Ball, including their daughter Jennie. Eisenhower and his wife Julie live in Pennsylvania, they have three children: actress Jennie Elizabeth Eisenhower. They have three grandchildren. Eisenhower, due to his connection with Julie and President Nixon, was one inspiration for the Creedence Clearwater Revival song "Fortunate Son"; the song's author and singer, John Fogerty, wrote:'Fortunate Son' wasn't inspired by any one event. Julie Nixon was dating David Eisenhower. You'd hear about the son of this senator or that congressman, given a deferment from the military or a choice position in the military, they seemed privileged and whether they liked it or not, these people were symbolic in the sense that they weren't being touched by what their parents were doing. They weren't being affected like the rest of us. Eisenhower, David. Eisenhower at War 1943-1945. New York: Random House. ISBN 0-394-41237-0.

OCLC 7554526. "Annenberg Public Policy Center website". Retrieved November 12, 2008

Jill Hall

Jill Griffiths Hall, a former Australian politician, was a Member of the Australian House of Representatives, from the 1998 until 2016, representing the seat of Shortland, New South Wales for the Labor Party. She is aligned with the ALP's Socialist Left faction. Hall was born in Macksville, New South Wales, was educated at University of Newcastle, she was a rehabilitation counsellor before entering politics. Hall was member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Swansea from 1995 to 1998. Hall was a Labor Whip from October 2004 to November 2012, serving in both Government. Prior to entering NSW and Federal politics, Hall was a Councillor on Lake Macquarie City Council. Search or browse Hansard for Jill Hall at OpenAustralia.org

Orkney Herald

Orkney Herald of Arms Extraordinary is a current Scottish herald of arms in Extraordinary of the Court of the Lord Lyon. The title is locative in origin, from the Orkney Isles or the creation of the Earls of Orkney, it was created in late period. The badge of office is Two dragons’ heads erased and addorsed their necks entwined Or breathing flames of fire Gules all ensigned of the Crown of Scotland Proper; the office is held by Sir Malcolm Innes of Edingight, the former Lord Lyon King of Arms. He was appointed to this post on 9 February 2001. Officer of Arms Herald Court of the Lord Lyon Heraldry Society of Scotland The Court of the Lord Lyon

Opus (mythology)

In Greek mythology, Opus may refer to the following characters: Opus I, king of the Epeians and son of Zeus by Protogeneia, daughter of Deucalion. Opus was the father of Cambyse or Protogeneia, carried off by Zeus to Mt. Maenalus in Arcadia where she bore a son, the below Opus, adopted by Locrus as his own child, for the latter was barren. Opus II, son of Locrus or Zeus by Cabya or Cambyse and thus a grandson of Opus I. From him, a portion of the Locris derived their name Opuntii. Locrus gave Opus a city and a people to govern and strangers came to him from Argos, Thebes and Pisa, but among the settlers he chiefly honored the son of Actor and Aegina, Menoetius who became the father of Patroclus. In some accounts, after a quarrel between his father Locrus and Opus, the latter took a great number of the citizens with him and went to seek an oracle about transplanting a colony; the oracle told him to build a city where he should chance to be bitten by a wooden dog, as he was crossing to the other sea, Opus trod upon a cynosbatus.

Troubled by the wound, he spent several days there, during which he explored the country and found the cities Physcus and Oeantheia and the other cities which the so-called Ozolian Locrians inhabited. Opus was father of Hodoedocus, father of Oileus, father of Ajax the Lesser. Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus, Moralia with an English Translation by Frank Cole Babbitt. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press. London. William Heinemann Ltd. 1936. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website. Pindar, Odes translated by Diane Arnson Svarlien. 1990. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Pindar, The Odes of Pindar including the Principal Fragments with an Introduction and an English Translation by Sir John Sandys, Litt. D. FBA. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library; this article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Leonhard Schmitz, Leonhard. "Opus". In Smith, William. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.

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Cornell Green (defensive back)

For the former offensive tackle, see Cornell Green. Cornell M. Green, is a former American football player, a defensive back for thirteen seasons in the National Football League with the Dallas Cowboys, he did not play college football at Utah State University, but was a two-time All-American basketball player for the Aggies, selected in 1962 NBA draft, but not in the NFL draft. Born in Oklahoma City, Green was raised in northern California in Richmond and attended El Cerrito High School, he played college basketball at Utah State University in Logan, where he earned All-American honors as well as All-Skyline conference honors in each of his three years. As a 6 ft 3 in forward, Green set the Aggie career rebounding record with 1,067 which still stands today, he is the fifth leading scorer in Utah State history with 1,890 points. Green produced some of the best individual seasons in school history as his 745 points in 1962 are still in second place, while his 403 rebounds in 1960 remain a school record for a season.

He was the Skyline conference MVP as a sophomore. In his three seasons with the Aggies, Utah State went to the National Invitation Tournament in 1960 and to the NCAA Tournament in 1962; the 1960 team finished eighth in the Associated Press Poll and seventh in the Coaches' Poll, which remains the highest year-end basketball ranking in school history. In 1993, Green was inducted into the inaugural class of the Utah State University Intercollegiate Athletics Hall Of Fame. In 2001, he was inducted into the State of Utah Basketball Hall of Fame. Green was a college basketball player who never played a down of college football, that the Dallas Cowboys converted into a defensive back. On a tip from Utah State basketball coach LaDell Anderson, the Cowboys discovered and signed the multi-talented younger brother of Red Sox infielder Pumpsie Green for $1,000 dollars; this was one of the innovative personnel decisions. At that time, he was leaning towards playing in the NBA, after being selected by the Chicago Zephyrs in the fifth round of the 1962 NBA Draft.

When he reported to the Cowboys' training camp in Marquette, Michigan, in 1962, he just thought of it as a $1,000 bonus. "I figured I’d go there for a week... and they’d cut me," Green has said. His teammates nicknamed him "Sweet Lips" and made the 1962 team as an undrafted free agent, learning fast enough to start 3 games and be selected to the NFL All-Rookie team; the next season, he became a full-time starter at left cornerback setting a career best with 7 interceptions. Green became a big-time contributor to Tom Landry’s intricate defensive schemes and a feared defender during his career. All he was missing were the interception stats. Said Gil Brandt: "I mean, if Cornell had any kind of hands, he would’ve had three times as many interceptions as he got... and the guy played basketball in college." He played cornerback during his first eight seasons, while leading the team in interceptions 4 times, being named to 5 Pro Bowls and 4 All-Pro teams. Cowboys coach Tom Landry said of Green, "He had the athletic skills from basketball to become a fine defensive back.

His only transition was playing a sport where you could tackle someone with the ball, Cornell never had a problem dealing with that". Safety Mike Gaechter suffered a career-ending Achilles tendon injury in the last Playoff Bowl in January 1970, with the cornerback position needing an upgrade, Tom Landry moved Mel Renfro to play cornerback. Given that Renfro was an All-Pro in 1969 at safety, the move may have seemed to be an odd one, but Renfro was matched with Herb Adderley, the duo was better than Green and Phil Clark. Green in turn, moved from cornerback to the strong safety position, while the free safety position was handled between third-round pick Charlie Waters and undrafted free agent Cliff Harris. After the switch, the Cowboys went to two consecutive Super Bowls. In 1971 and 1972 he went back to the Pro Bowl at safety. Green never missed a game in 13 seasons, he played 168 games, including 145 consecutive starts for the Cowboys, he made five Pro Bowls at two different positions -- strong safety.

He is sixth in career interceptions in Cowboys history. He retired as a player in September 1975, went from part-time to full-time scout for the Cowboys. In 1985, he was named to the Dallas Cowboys 25th Anniversary Team. In 2017, the Professional Football Researchers Association named Green to the PFRA Hall of Very Good Class of 2017 Green began scouting for the Dallas Cowboys in 1970 while still an active player and continued scouting through 1979, at which time he entered private business until joining the Denver Broncos in 1987, he spent 35 years scouting in the NFL, 28 seasons doing it with the Broncos. In 2010, he received the AFC Scout of the Year Award from the Fritz Pollard Alliance, he is the brother of Pumpsie Green, the first African American player to play for the Boston Red Sox, the last Major League Baseball team to integrate. Career statistics and player information from NFL.com · Pro-Football-Reference ·