Appointments and Resignations

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National Security Advisor: James “Chevron-Boeing” Jones

When George W. Bush took charge of the White House, he chose as his National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, who spent 14 years on the board of directors of Chevron Corporation and even had an oil tanker named after her. When Barack Obama won e...   read more

Secretary of the Treasury: Who is Timothy Geithner?

Like Barack Obama, Timothy F. Geithner, Obama’s choice for Secretary of the Treasury, was born in August 1961, spent part of his childhood living in Asia, and currently enjoys playing basketball.   Geithner was born in Brooklyn, New York, August...   read more

Attorney General: Who is Eric Holder?

Eric H. Holder, Jr. is Barack Obama’s choice to serve as Attorney General. Holder’s father, an immigrant from Barbados, sold real estate, and his mother worked as a secretary. Born in the Bronx in 1951, Holder grew up in East Elmhurst, a neighborh...   read more

National Endowment for the Arts: Gioia Moves On

Dana Gioia, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts since March 2003, plans to announce today that in January he will leave the federal agency he is credited with helping revitalize. Gioia, a prize-winning poet and critic, said he will bec...   read more
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Appointments and Resignations

1393 to 1396 of about 1396 News
Prev 1 ... 86 87 88

National Security Advisor: James “Chevron-Boeing” Jones

When George W. Bush took charge of the White House, he chose as his National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, who spent 14 years on the board of directors of Chevron Corporation and even had an oil tanker named after her. When Barack Obama won e...   read more

Secretary of the Treasury: Who is Timothy Geithner?

Like Barack Obama, Timothy F. Geithner, Obama’s choice for Secretary of the Treasury, was born in August 1961, spent part of his childhood living in Asia, and currently enjoys playing basketball.   Geithner was born in Brooklyn, New York, August...   read more

Attorney General: Who is Eric Holder?

Eric H. Holder, Jr. is Barack Obama’s choice to serve as Attorney General. Holder’s father, an immigrant from Barbados, sold real estate, and his mother worked as a secretary. Born in the Bronx in 1951, Holder grew up in East Elmhurst, a neighborh...   read more

National Endowment for the Arts: Gioia Moves On

Dana Gioia, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts since March 2003, plans to announce today that in January he will leave the federal agency he is credited with helping revitalize. Gioia, a prize-winning poet and critic, said he will bec...   read more
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