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Chairman of the Board

Director:Alex ZammWriters:Alex Zamm, Al Septien and Turi MeyerDirector of Photography:David LewisEditor:Jim HillMusic:Chris HajianProduction Designer:Aaron OsborneProducers:Pet…

Joint Chiefs of Staff

(Encyclopedia) Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. statutory agency, created in 1949 within the Dept. of Defense. The chairman is the principal military adviser to the President, the National Security Council, and th...

Hailemariam Desalegn

(Encyclopedia) Hailemariam Desalegn, 1965–, Ethiopian political leader. Trained as an engineer, Hailemariam held various positions at Arba Minch Univ. (1989–2000). A member of Southern Ethiopian People's ...

Myers, Richard Bowman

(Encyclopedia) Myers, Richard Bowman, 1942–, American Air Force general, b. Kansas City, Mo. He studied at Kansas State Univ., graduating and joining the Air Force in 1965; he later attended Auburn Univ. (M...

Popović, Milentije

(Encyclopedia) Popović, Milentije mēlĕn´tēyə pō´pōvĭ´tyə [key], 1913–71, Yugoslav politician. Active in the Communist student movement, he became a member of the Yugoslav Communist party in 193...

Löfven, Stefan

(Encyclopedia) Löfven, Stefan (Kjell Stefan Löfven), 1957–, Swedish union leader and politian, b. Stockholm. He worked as a welder and became a union representative. He was deputy chairman (2002–5) of t...

Grayson, Cary Travers

(Encyclopedia) Grayson, Cary Travers, 1878–1938, American naval officer and surgeon, b. Culpeper co., Va. As a physician he entered (1903) the U.S. navy, was graduated (1904) from the navy medical school, a...

Schumer, Chuck

(Encyclopedia) Schumer, Chuck (Charles Ellis Schumer), 1950–, American politician, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., grad. Harvard, 1971, Harvard law school, 1974. A liberal Democrat, he served three terms in the New York...

Dawes Commission

(Encyclopedia) Dawes Commission, commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, created by the U.S. Congress in 1893 under the Dawes Act with H. L. Dawes as chairman. Its aim was the reorganization of the Indi...

Stoph, Willi

(Encyclopedia) Stoph, Willi vĭl´ē shtôf [key], 1914–99, East German political leader. A member of the German Communist party from 1931, he helped build the East German Socialist Unity (Communist) party...