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Cabinet Members Under G. H. W. Bush

Secretary of State James A. Baker 3d, 1989Lawrence S. Eagleburger, 1992Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas F. Brady (Cont.)Secretary of Defense Richard Cheney, 1989Attorney General Richard L. T…

Jesse G. James

As the muscular chief gearhead of the reality TV show Monster Garage, Jesse James chopped and welded a Lincoln Town Car into a custom fire truck and turned a Ford Mustang into a high-speed lawnmower. …

Carter G. Woodson

Carter Godwin Woodson founded The Journal of Negro History in 1916 and began Negro History Week (later Black History Month) in 1926, earning him the nickname "The Father of Black History." The son of…

Edward G. Robinson

Name at birth: Emmanuel GoldenbergEdward G. Robinson is a 20th century Hollywood screen legend, known best for his portrayal of gangster Rico Bandello, the prototypical Depression-era crime lord depic…

Orson Welles

Name at birth: George Orson WellesOrson Welles's 1941 feature film Citizen Kane is still thought by many critics to be the best film ever made in America. It made his reputation as the leading enfant …

Charles G. Roberts: The Recessional

The RecessionalCharles G. RobertsNow along the solemn heights Fade the Autumn's altar-lights; Down the great earth's glimmering chancel Glide the days and nights.Little kindred of the grass, …

Donald H. Rumsfeld Biography

Donald H. RumsfeldGeorge W. Bush's secretary of DefenseBorn: 7/9/1932Birthplace: Chicago, Ill. The ultimate Washington insider, Rumsfeld became President Bush's secretary of defense in Januar…

Donald H. Rumsfeld Biography

Donald H. RumsfeldGeorge W. Bush's secretary of DefenseBorn: 7/9/1932Birthplace: Chicago, Ill. The ultimate Washington insider, Rumsfeld became President Bush's secretary of defense in Januar…

W. H. Auden

Name at birth: Wystan Hugh AudenW. H. Auden was a young, sensational English poet of the 1930s who became an elder statesman of Anglo-American literature by the time he died in 1973. He made his repu…

Brewer's: H.

This letter represents a style or hedge. It is called in Hebrew heth or cheth (a hedge). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894H.B. A B C D E F G H I J K…