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Goring, George Goring, Baron

(Encyclopedia) Goring, George Goring, Baron, 1608–57, English royalist commander in the civil war. He was a court gallant who had previously served in the Dutch army. In 1641 a group of…

Vidal, Gore

(Encyclopedia) Vidal, Gore (Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Jr.), 1925–2012, American writer, b. West Point, N.Y. He grew up in Washington, D.C., where a formative influence was his witty and…

Gore, Charles

(Encyclopedia) Gore, Charles, 1853–1932, English prelate and theologian. As the first principal (1884–93) of Pusey House, a theological center at Oxford, he was a leading figure in the…

Al Gore

Name at birth: Albert Gore, Jr.Al Gore served for eight years as vice-president under Bill Clinton, then was the Democratic Party's nominee for president in 2000. Gore's father, Albert Gore Sr.,…

Hermann Göring

Hermann Göring (or Goering) commanded the German air force (Luftwaffe) during World War II and was second only to Adolf Hitler in the hierarchy of the Nazi Party. His relationship with Hitler and the…

Gore Vidal

Name at birth: Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Jr.Gore Vidal was both author and celebrity for most of the second half of the 20th century. He joined the Navy at age 17, served during World War II, and…

Gore, Albert Arnold, Jr.

(Encyclopedia) Gore, Albert Arnold, Jr., 1948–, Vice President of the United States (1993–2001), b. Washington, D.C., grad. Harvard, 1969. After serving in the army in Vietnam and…

Al Gore's War Record

The Question: What is Al Gore's war record? How long was he in Vietnam? The Answer: After graduating from Harvard College in 1969, Al Gore was…

Vice President Al Gore

Distinguishing himself as a Democratic leader by Beth Rowen Gore's agenda includes gun-control regulation, environmental protection, and Internet access in schools. Vital Statistics…