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Interview With Diane Dewhirst (1) By Mike Hastings, Diane Dewhirst 2010 Bowdoin College

Interview With Diane Dewhirst (1) By Mike Hastings, Diane Dewhirst

George J. Mitchell Oral History Project

Biographical Note
Diane Dewhirst was born on May 28, 1957, in Framingham, Massachusetts, to Joan Priscilla Audubon and Robert Thornton Dewhirst. She grew up in Boston and Philadelphia. Her father worked in sales for an energy firm. Majoring in journalism at the University of Ohio and then transferring to Northwestern, she was graduated with a degree in political science. She worked on Jimmy Carter’s presidential campaign in 1976, as an intern for Common Cause, the Democratic National Committee, and briefly for ABC News on delegate selection rules, covering the 1984 presidential election. She then became press secretary for the ...


Beyond Subversive Institutions: Understanding Categorical Factors Of State Dismemberment In Europe, Glen M.E. Duerr 2010 Cedarville University

Beyond Subversive Institutions: Understanding Categorical Factors Of State Dismemberment In Europe, Glen M.E. Duerr

History and Government Faculty Presentations

As a number of scholars have shown, institutions played a central role in the breakups of Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, and the Soviet Union in the 1990s. This paper builds on that work to explore in greater depth the variations across their experiences, including sub-cases within the former Yugoslavia, especially in the lens of violence accompanying the breakups. It does so by examining these variables: whether the dismemberment was the result of dissolution or secession, whether it was elite or mass-driven and whether and how it was contested. This paper finds that state dissolution produces more peaceful outcomes than the secession of ...


Conceptualizing Evangelical Influence In U.S. Foreign Policy: Caught Between Structural Realism And Neoliberal Institutionalism, Glen M.E. Duerr, Amber Thorne-Hamilton 2010 Cedarville University

Conceptualizing Evangelical Influence In U.S. Foreign Policy: Caught Between Structural Realism And Neoliberal Institutionalism, Glen M.E. Duerr, Amber Thorne-Hamilton

History and Government Faculty Presentations

The Presidency of George W. Bush did much to spotlight the role of Evangelical Christians in the political realm. However, it is arguable that every president since Jimmy Carter has had at least some ties with evangelicalism. The first aspect of this paper is to pin down what an evangelical is. Existing literature on the subject we argue is inadequate and has led to much misunderstanding of evangelical Christians and to simplistic coding procedures in quantitative studies. Second, we narrow this paper into a specific discussion of evangelical influence in foreign policy. Over 80 percent of evangelicals supported Bush in ...


Interview With Bob Dunfey By Andrea L’Hommedieu, Robert 'Bob' J. Dunfey, Sr. 2010 Bowdoin College

Interview With Bob Dunfey By Andrea L’Hommedieu, Robert 'Bob' J. Dunfey, Sr.

George J. Mitchell Oral History Project

Biographical Note
Robert “Bob” Dunfey was born February 9, 1928, in Lowell, Massachusetts. His family, including twelve siblings, was involved in the restaurant business, and later Bob became successful in the hotel business. He bought his first hotel in 1954 and purchased the Eastland Hotel in Portland, Maine, in 1961. He lent his support to numerous campaigns, including George Mitchell’s and Ed Muskie’s, by making rooms and meeting space available in his establishments. He ran Ken Curtis’s campaign for Maine governor; his brother Bill, in New Hampshire, was regional director of the Democratic National Committee at that ...


Interview With Debbie Ward By Andrea L’Hommedieu, Deborah 'Debbie' B. Ward 2010 Bowdoin College

Interview With Debbie Ward By Andrea L’Hommedieu, Deborah 'Debbie' B. Ward

George J. Mitchell Oral History Project

Biographical Note
Deborah “Debbie” (Bedard) Ward was born in Saco, Maine, on March 22, 1951. She was graduated from Thornton Academy in 1969 and then attended Westbrook College. Subsequently, she worked as a secretary for the Westbrook College Department of Nursing. In 1972, she became involved in reviving the Saco Young Democrats, and in 1973 George Mitchell hired her as the first staff person for his gubernatorial campaign. After Mitchell lost the election to Jim Longley, Ward returned to Westbrook College to work as a house mother. She took the position of calendar clerk for the Maine state legislature, then ...


Interview With Heather Mitchell (1) By Brien Williams, Heather M. Mitchell 2010 Bowdoin College

Interview With Heather Mitchell (1) By Brien Williams, Heather M. Mitchell

George J. Mitchell Oral History Project

Biographical Note
Heather McLachlan Mitchell was born and raised in Montreal, Canada, and lived in Paris, France, for fifteen years. She was assistant to the executive director of the Association of Tennis Professionals and subsequently represented professional male tennis players. She relocated from Paris to New York and in 1993 met George Mitchell at the U.S. Open. The two were married in 1994. She later worked independently coordinating tennis events. Once their children started school, she began working as a literary agent at Gelfman Schneider.

Summary
Interview includes discussion of: Heather Mitchell’s career representing professional tennis players; meeting ...


The Experience Of The 756th Tank Battalion In World War Two: A Microcosm, Scott Millenbach 2010 Linfield College

The Experience Of The 756th Tank Battalion In World War Two: A Microcosm, Scott Millenbach

Senior Theses

December 7, 1941, "a day which will live in infamy," was the moment that the United States was plunged into the largest conflict that the world had ever seen. The sovereignty of the United States was being threatened at two ends of the globe by tyrannical leaders on the continent of Europe and the islands of the Pacific. In the years to come, the U.S. would have to fight to stop the spread of Emperor Hirohito's army in the Pacific and Hitler's Nazi Wermacht in Europe. It would take all the resources our mighty country could muster ...


Prefácio Aos Prefácios, Paulo Ferreira da Cunha 2010 Universidade do Porto

Prefácio Aos Prefácios, Paulo Ferreira Da Cunha

Paulo Ferreira da Cunha

No presente artigo, ensaia-se uma sintética teorização em torno dos prefácios. O seu diálogo com o corpo do texto que apresentam não é simples, mas torna-se muito revelador. vale a pena ler e analisar estes textos, que alguns saltam displicentemente, e outros perscrutam com curiosidade...


Interview With John Breaux By Brien Williams, John B. Breaux 2010 Bowdoin College

Interview With John Breaux By Brien Williams, John B. Breaux

George J. Mitchell Oral History Project

Biographical Note
John Berlinger Breaux was born in Crowley, Louisiana, on March 1, 1944. He was graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana at Lafayette in 1964 and Louisiana State University Law School in 1967. He served as assistant to U.S. Representative Edwin Edwards. After Edwards resigned in 1972, Breaux was elected to his seat in the U.S. Congress in a special election. He served in the House of Representatives until 1987, when he was elected to the Senate, where he served until 2005. In 1993, Senate Democrats elected him deputy majority whip. Since retiring from the Senate ...


Filosofia Antropológica?, Paulo Ferreira da Cunha 2010 Universidade do Porto

Filosofia Antropológica?, Paulo Ferreira Da Cunha

Paulo Ferreira da Cunha

Muito do que se passa nas nossas sociedades, actualmente, depende de termos ou não termos um olhar filosófico, e de termos ou não termos a capacidade perspectivista do antropólogo. O presente artigo chama a atenção para a necessidade de a Filosofia, tentando furtar-se à tirania do Logos na versão dos ares "grão senhores", de que falava Kant, procure o olhar de "terceiro", e o despojamento de recursos da Antropologia cultural.


Interview With Carl Levin By Brien Williams, Carl M. Levin 2010 Bowdoin College

Interview With Carl Levin By Brien Williams, Carl M. Levin

George J. Mitchell Oral History Project

Biographical Note
Carl Milton Levin was born June 28, 1934, in Detroit, Michigan. He was graduated from Swarthmore College in 1956 and Harvard Law School in 1959. He practiced law in Detroit and was state assistant police officer and general counsel for the Michigan Civil Rights Commission from 1964-1967. He has been in the U.S. Senate as a Democrat representing Michigan since 1978 and has served on the Armed Services Committee, the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, the Committee on Intelligence, and the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Summary
Interview includes discussion of: Levin’s interactions ...


Interview With John Nale By Mike Hastings, John E. Nale 2010 Bowdoin College

Interview With John Nale By Mike Hastings, John E. Nale

George J. Mitchell Oral History Project

Biographical Note
John Elias Nale was born on September 4, 1949, in Farmerville, Louisiana, to Caroline Theresa (Boles) and Melvin Travis Nale. The family had moved to Louisiana from Bangor, Maine, returning first to Bangor and then to his mother’s home town, Waterville, Maine, during his childhood. He is a second cousin of George Mitchell; his grandmother and George Mitchell’s mother were sisters. Nale is a graduate of the University of Maine, Orono and the Franklin Pierce Law Center. Upon joining the bar, he practiced law in Waterville and Portland, Maine, including practicing law with his three brothers ...


Interview With Mike Hastings (2) By Andrea L’Hommedieu, Michael 'Mike' M. Hastings 2010 Bowdoin College

Interview With Mike Hastings (2) By Andrea L’Hommedieu, Michael 'Mike' M. Hastings

George J. Mitchell Oral History Project

Biographical Note
Michael M. Hastings, a native of Morrill, Maine, graduated from Tilton School (NH) in 1968 and Bowdoin College in 1972. Following a year of graduate study in Public & International Affairs at George Washington University, he worked for seven years as a foreign and defense policy aide to Senator William S. Cohen (1973-1980) and for four years for Senator George J. Mitchell (1980-1984). In October 1984, he joined the international staff of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and moved to Africa. Over a span of eight years, he worked as a CRS development administrator in Kenya, Tanzania, Togo and The Gambia. During the same period, he assisted in the provision of emergency food for people displaced by civil wars in the Southern Sudan and Liberia. In 1992, he returned to Maine to direct a “center for excellence,” focusing on aquaculture and economic development. Since 2004, he has worked for the University of Maine as its director of Research and Sponsored Programs. Between 1992 and 2008, he also served on several civic boards and institutions including the Maine Fishermen’s Forum, the Maine Oil Spill Advisory Committee, the Maine Indian Tribal State Commission, the Down East Institute, and the Maine Sea Grant Policy Advisory Committee. Between 1996 and 2001, he was elected three times to be a member of the Town Council of Hampden, Maine, where he resides with his wife, a middle school teacher.

Summary
Interview includes discussion of: his transition from Cohen’s staff to Mitchell’s staff; Cohen’s feelings about Hastings’s move to Mitchell’s office; state and national issues; Kahlil Gibran; Cohen’s and Mitchell’s leadership styles with their office staff; the staff atmosphere around Mitchell’s 1982 election; the Mikulski Commission; the 1982 election; Mitchell’s staff, including Jane O’Connor, Regina Sullivan, and Gayle Cory; relationship between the Mitchell staff and the Cohen staff; Men of Zeal and the Iran-Contra scandal ...


Interview With Lyn Ballou By Mike Hastings, Ellyn 'Lyn' C. Ballou 2010 Bowdoin College

Interview With Lyn Ballou By Mike Hastings, Ellyn 'Lyn' C. Ballou

George J. Mitchell Oral History Project

Biographical Note
Ellyn “Lyn” Clemmer Ballou was born in Patterson, New Jersey, on December 8, 1944, to Hazel Hendrickson and John Gerhard Clemmer, Jr. Her father worked for the Philadelphia Electric Company and her mother was a homemaker. Lyn attended Middlebury College, studying languages. She and her husband moved to Maine so he could go to the University of Maine School of Law. She worked at the law firm Pierce Atwood while he attended school, and she worked for Joe Brennan in the District Attorney’s Office, where she met George Mitchell. She later earned her law degree, clerked for ...


The Hall Of Fame For Great Americans: Organizational Comatosis Or Hibernation, William N. Thompson, M. Ernita Joaquin 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Hall Of Fame For Great Americans: Organizational Comatosis Or Hibernation, William N. Thompson, M. Ernita Joaquin

Public Policy and Leadership Faculty Publications

The world’s first organization that has been specifically designated as a “Hall of Fame” was established in New York City in 1900. The Hall of Fame for Great Americans honors 102 Americans. It has served as a model for hundreds of other “halls of fame,” the most prominent being baseball’s Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, established in 1939. While the Hall of Fame for Great Americans remains the original icon in a history of popular culture museums visited by millions each year, the Hall today is little known, visited by scant few, and in a state ...


Rescripting Stalinist Masculinity: Contesting The Male Ideal In Soviet Film And Society, 1953-1968, Marko Dumančić 2010 Western Kentucky University

Rescripting Stalinist Masculinity: Contesting The Male Ideal In Soviet Film And Society, 1953-1968, Marko Dumančić

History Faculty Publications

This dissertation traces the evolution of a new type of cinematic masculinity in the fifteen years following Joseph Stalin’s death and examines how controversial post-Stalinist movie heroes became a battleground for the country’s postwar values and ideals. During the 1950s and 1960s, postwar Soviet leadership faced the kinds of sociopolitical ruptures that were also evident on the other side of the Iron Curtain; the Communist Party leadership struggled to moderate the combined destabilizing effect of consumerism, a recalcitrant youth (sub)culture, and Cold War anxieties. Nowhere was the angst of the postwar period more obvious than in the ...


Gobierno Y Políticas Públicas. Trabajos Aplicados, Leonardo García Jaramillo, Maria Fernanda Ramirez Brouchoud 2010 Universidad EAFIT-Departamento de Humanidades

Gobierno Y Políticas Públicas. Trabajos Aplicados, Leonardo García Jaramillo, Maria Fernanda Ramirez Brouchoud

Leonardo García Jaramillo

No abstract provided.


Genocide In Indonesia, 1965-1966, Robert Cribb 2010 The Australian National University

Genocide In Indonesia, 1965-1966, Robert Cribb

Robert Cribb

No abstract provided.


1923–1950 Döneminde Türkiye’De Nüfusu Arttırma Gayretleri Ve Mecburi Evlendirme Kanunu (Bekârlık Vergisi), Yaşar Semiz 2010 Selcuk University

1923–1950 Döneminde Türkiye’De Nüfusu Arttırma Gayretleri Ve Mecburi Evlendirme Kanunu (Bekârlık Vergisi), Yaşar Semiz

Yaşar Semiz

İki bölümden oluşan bu çalışmanın giriş kısmında devletin yönetim kadrosunda yer alanların nüfusun attırılması ihtiyacı ile ilgili görüşlerine yer verilmektedir. Çalışmanın birinci bölümünde 1923-1950 döneminde Türkiye’de nüfusu arttırmak için yapılan doğrudan ya da dolaylı yasal düzenlemeler ve gösterilen çabalar ele alınmaktadır. Bunların belli başlı olanlarını şu şekilde sıralamak mümkündür: 18 Mart 1926 tarihli Memurlar kanunu. Çok çocuklu hâkimlere yardım edilmesi ile ilgili 12 Haziran 1937 tarih ve 3253 sayılı kanun. 12 Haziran 1929 tarih ve 1525 sayılı halk arasında ‘yol vergisi olarak bilinen’ şose ve köprüler hakkındaki kanun. 6 Mayıs 1930 tarih ve 1593 sayılı genel sağlık kanunu. Bu ...


Wfb: The Gladiatorial Style And The Politics Of Provocation, Michael J. Lee 2010 College of Charleston

Wfb: The Gladiatorial Style And The Politics Of Provocation, Michael J. Lee

Michael J Lee

William F. Buckley afforded conservatives of all stripes a provocative rhetorical style, a gladiatorial style, as I term it. The gladiatorial style is a flashy, combative style whose ultimate aim is the creation of inflammatory drama. I claim that conservatives encountered Buckley's potent arguments about God, government, and markets and the gladiatorial style simultaneously. The theatrical appeal of Buckley's gladiatorial style inspired conservative imitators with disparate beliefs and, over several decades, became one of the principal rhetorical templates for the performance of conservatism.


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