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George Bush

(b. 1924) American Republican statesman, 41st President of the US 1989–93

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Al Gore

Al Gore  

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(1948– )US Democratic politician, vice-president of the USA 1993–2001.The son of a Democratic politician who became senator for Tennessee (1953–71), Al Gore grew up in the American capital and was ...
al-Qaeda

al-Qaeda  

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A network of Islamic fundamentalist groups, founded in 1988 and associated with the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001. The name comes from Arabic, meaning literally ‘the base’.
Americans With Disabilities Act

Americans With Disabilities Act  

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) brought civil rights protections enjoyed by other minority groups to people with disabilities. An earlier law, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, had made it ...
Ann Richards

Ann Richards  

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(b. Lakeview, Texas, 1 Sept. 1933; d. Austin, Texas, 13 Sept. 2006)US; Governor of Texas 1990–5 Richards attended local school, graduated BA from Baylor University in 1954, and completed a ...
Arab League

Arab League  

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An organization of Arab states, founded in Cairo, Egypt in 1945. The principal aims of the League are to protect the independence and sovereignty of its members and to strengthen the ties between ...
arms transfer

arms transfer  

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The transfer of weapons, ammunition, and other military goods from one entity to another (usually between governments), either with or without payment or other reimbursement.
Barry Goldwater

Barry Goldwater  

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(1909–1998), U.S. Senator, Republican presidential candidate.Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Goldwater attended Staunton Military Academy in Virginia and the University of Arizona before entering the ...
Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton  

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(1946– )US politician, 42nd President of the USA (1993–2001). A Democrat, he was elected on a programme of reducing the federal deficit by cutting military spending and reforming taxation, while ...
Bob Dole

Bob Dole  

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(b. Russell, Kansas, 22 July 1923)US; US Senator 1966–96, Senate majority leader 1985–6, 1995–6, Republican presidential candidate 1996 In the Second World War Dole served in Italy, where he was ...
Brent Scowcroft

Brent Scowcroft  

(1925) U.S. Air Force officer and national security adviser, born in Utah. Scowcroft was educated at West Point and Columbia University, where in 1967 he received a Ph.D. in international ...
Brilliant Pebbles

Brilliant Pebbles  

1,000 space-based, hit-to-kill interceptors (anti-missile missiles), orbiting 200 to 300 miles above the earth, designed to be effective against missiles with ranges greater than 375 miles. These ...
Bush election victory

Bush election victory  

(2000)Following a highly divisive election campaign, in the 2000 presidential elections George W. Bush won over Vice‐President Al Gore with a small majority of votes in the electoral college, but ...
Bush, George

Bush, George (1924)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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(1924– ), forty‐first president of the United States.

Born into a wealthy, privileged family, Bush accepted his father's

Bush, George Herbert Walker

Bush, George Herbert Walker   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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Forty-first president of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush was born on 12 June 1924 into a prosperous

Bush, George Herbert Walker

Bush, George Herbert Walker (1924)   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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Bush served as a fighter pilot during World War 2. In 1966, he entered Congress as a representative of

Bush, George

Bush, George   Reference library

The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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41st President

• Born: June 12, 1924, Milton, Mass. • Education: Yale College, B.A., 1948 • Political party: Republican

Bush, George

Bush, George   Reference library

Herbert S. Parmet

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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(1924–), forty-first president of the United States.

George Herbert Walker Bush was born in Milton, Massachusetts, to Dorothy Pierce Bush...

Bush, George Herbert Walker

Bush, George Herbert Walker (1924)   Reference library

Phillip G. Henderson

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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2012
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The forty-first president of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush was born on 12 June 1924 into a prosperous

Bush, George Herbert Walker

Bush, George Herbert Walker (1924–)   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Bush, a Navy fighter pilot in World War II, was shot down over the Pacific, rescued at sea, and awarded the ...

Bush, George Herbert Walker

Bush, George Herbert Walker (1924–2018)   Quick reference

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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US Republican statesman; forty-first president of the USA (1989–93). Born into a wealthy political family, Bush attended private schools in New England before World War II. From ... More

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