Charles Francis Adams
Upon returning to America Adams, Jr. entered the Boston Latin school, which finished brilliantly. After it was followed by Harvard, he completed a year paternal presidential inauguration - 1825 minutes. Two years after that, he ,error status: 400error status: 400error status: 400policy was extremely independent and felt the need to find new ways of social development. In 1836, he broke with the Liberals.
In 1848, the newly organized party frisoylerov, consisting largely of Democrats, held in Buffalo Congress ,and elected Martin Van Buren as a presidential candidate, and Charles Francis Adams - the vice presidency. Chances candidates from the outset there was no, and after 6 years, the party has been assimilated by the young Republican Party. In 1858, Republicans 3rd District of Massachusetts chose Adams in Congress, and in 1860 he was re-elected. error status: 400error status: 400and building on the British shipyards for naval ships of the Confederacy, and the British and French plans to recognize the independence of the new American republic. Adams is now defending the good name of his country`s pen as active as before - with his fists.
In 1868, his authority over, and Adams returned to the US. error status: 400error status: 400Abramoff was convicted of corruption and several episodes of complicated fraud - and, ultimately, was sentenced to a prison term.
Jack Allan Abramoff - American entrepreneur, producer, writer and expert on lobbying. He is best known as the central figure in a very, very loud corruption scandal. error status: 400After graduating from Brandeis University Abramoff admitted to Georgetown University, where he successfully obtained a doctorate in law. In addition, immediately after receiving the bachelor`s degree, Jack took part in the elections for the post of chairman of the Republican National Committee Colleges. The campaign Abramoff was worth more than $ 11,000 and was led by Grover Norkvista (Grover Norquist). Jack managed to win soon after his main rival, Moritz Amy (Amy Moritz), persuaded to participate in the elections to give. Norkvist later became executive director of the Committee ; Amy Moritz, incidentally ,error status: 400error status: 400error status: 400that helped carry out fraudulent transactions as a member of the House of Representatives Bob Ney (Bob Ney). After the partners bought the casino, their relationship with Bulis deteriorated markedly ; In December 2000, CIDA and Bulis even managed to fight. In February 2001, Konstantinos Bulis was killed in his car ; investigation into the case is still under way ,although now it featured 3 gangster, like receiving money from CIDA. Controversial casino is now owned by the company `Oceans Casinos Cruises`.
January 4, 2006, Abramoff pleaded guilty to conspiracy and fraud ; on the conditions for recognition, limited time for Jack 7 years ,and to serve them, he could ` parallelno` with a term in the case of corruption in Washington. It was also assumed that this period could be reduced if Abramoff express willingness to cooperate fully.
March 29, 2006, Abramoff and throws were found Winona. Both received the minimum time (70 months) and were sentenced to a fine of 21. error status: 400th was requested full list involved in the contract; November 19, issuing this requirement Black Frederick (Frederick A. Black) was removed from the post of chief prosecutor and the case temporarily subsided. The shift happened completely unexpectedly ; Black held the post since of 1991. A new investigation of the case began only in 2005-th and continues to this day.
Jack was also the defendant in the case of Howard Hills (Howard Hills) and Tony Sanchez (Tony Sanchez); the duo was accused of embezzlement and illegal influence trusted property. The thread on the case and led to Abramoff, but ultimately no punishment he did not suffer, and the charges against him were dropped. Not less noise produced and the scandal surrounding the Indian casinos ; Abramoff and his partner Michael Scanlon (Michael Scanlon) accused of trying to illegally obtain from speculators gambling business worth about $ 85 million. Cranked companions operation gracefully - they have organized to lobby against the casino ,then inviting them to own (and, of course, not free) services of lobbyists. This implementation of a circus trick ` brba Nanai malchikov` the political arena could not cause the authorities a number of serious objections. 21 November 2005, Scanlon admitted bribing a number of high-ranking officials. 3rd January 2006-error status: 400error status: 400error status: 400error status: 400famous minimalist black-and- white portraits of celebrities. In his obituary, published in `The New York Times` after Avedon `s death, it was said that his portraits and fashion photographs helped define American style image of beauty and culture of the past half century.
Richard Avedon was born May 15, 1923 in New York, in RussoJewish family. He studied at the School of DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, which in those days was a school only for boys, and worked on the school newspaper, together with the future playwright and novelist James Baldwin. After high school, Richard studied at Columbia University, but visited him briefly - in 1942-error status: 400Renowned photographer Lillian Bassman also contributed a lot in the career of Richard `Harper`s Bazaar`.
In 1946, Avedon got his own studio and began to publish photos in a variety of journals, including `Vogue` and ` Life`, and became the chief photographer `Harper`s Bazaar`. Richard did not like the standard technique fashion photographers of the time,whose models were to remain indifferent and devoid of emotions for the camera. Instead, Avedon demanded of its models as much as possible of emotions - laughter, smiles and movement.
In 1966, Avedon left `Harper`s Bazaar` for office staff photographer in ` Vogue` and soon became the chief photographer. Since 1973 and 1985 ,he took most of the covers `Vogue`.
In addition to the main work in the fashion business, Avedon willingly undertook social projects. He photographed patients of psychiatric hospitals, members of the civil rights movement in 1963, demonstrators protesting against the Vietnam War, the fall of the Berlin Wall. Is he -author of two of the most famous photo shoots `The Beatles` in 1967 and 1968, based on which the posters were made. One of the most famous projects was a series Avedon ` In the US Zapade` - portraits of ordinary miners, cowboys, fishermen, oil workers, the unemployed and young people, who just happened to Richard in the eye. error status: 400error status: 400error status: 400m, he married a second time, Evelyn Franklin, with whom he lived in `53. Their son John Avedon became a writer and expert on Tibet. Actor Loren Avedon, who prefers martial arts movies - nephew Richard.
Richard Avedon died on October 1, 2004 of a brain hemorrhage in San Antonio, Texas, during the filming of `The New Yorker`.At the time of his death, he also worked on a new project ` Demokratiya` of the 2004 presidential election in the United States