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  Bill George - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William J. George (born October 27, 1929; died September 30, 1982) was a product of the Pittsburgh area town of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania.
George was a professional football player, playing linebacker, for the Chicago Bears and the Los Angeles Rams.
George attented college at Wake Forest University, being the Bears' second-round draft pick in 1951.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bill_George   (163 words)

 Bill Clinton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001.
In 1978, Bill Clinton was first elected governor of the state of Arkansas, the youngest to be elected governor since 1938.
The bill would have given the president the authority to negotiate trade agreements which the Congress was not authorized to modify–known as "fast-track negotiating" because it streamlines the treaty process.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bill_Clinton   (10528 words)

 Home Page Bill Wise Surfs
The sensation of being one with the ocean was part of Bill in the 1950s when he began body surfing lonely beaches, free diving and spear fishing in the ocean.
Bill was the only surfer in the water from Indian River Inlet south to the state line.
Bill and George bought an old school bus, tore out the seats, installed racks, and filled it up with used surfboards for rentals.
www.billwisesurfs.com   (381 words)

 George Mason of Gunston Hall (1725-1792)
Such a one was the author of the Virginia Bill of Rights and Constitution of 1776, the father of the American Bill of Rights proposed in 1789 and adopted in 1791, and grandfather of every other Bill of Rights that has been adopted in the world since that day.
This was George Mason, a man of the first order of wisdom among those who acted on the theatre of the revolution, of expansive mind, profound judgment, cogent in argument, learned in the lore of our former constitution, and earnest for the republican change on democratic principles.
George Mason was not a man to put on and then shed his principles "like some shabby old coat at the door." The same libertarian rode into Philadelphia in May 1787 that rode into Williamsburg in May 1776.
rcarterpittman.org /essays/Mason/George_Mason_of_Gunston_Hall.html   (3947 words)

 Bill Evans - Improvisation concepts
BILL EVANS was born in Plainfield New Jersey on the 16th of August 1929.
Bill had no trouble reading the arrangements that he was presented with and he played them exactly as they were written.
Bill suffered from a medical condition that was somewhat embarrassing, his hands got swollen due to a chronic mild hepatitis which effected his liver.
www.danpapirany.com /billevans.htm   (5141 words)

 Today in History: December 15
The Bill of Rights draws influence and inspiration from the Magna Carta (1215), the English Bill of Rights (1689), and various later efforts in England and America to expand fundamental rights.
George Mason's Virginia Declaration of Rights formed the basis of the amendments which comprise the bill.
Bill of Rights, one of The Charters of Freedom in the Exhibit Hall of the National Archives and Records Administration.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/dec15.html   (763 words)

 Bill Clinton & John Kerry Have The Heart To Beat George Bush - s5000.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Bill Clinton and John Kerry are about to put the nail in George Bush’s political coffin.
George Bush, the Bush Administration, and the Bush Campaign hit the talk show circuit telling everyone how this was going to hurt John Kerry’s campaign.
George Bush’s pain was caused by the arrow that had to have gone straight through his heart when he heard the news.
www.s5000.com /what_the_huck/612/bill_clinton_john_kerry.php   (1215 words)

 george mason
George searches ideas from the vast world of music around him leaning on such influences as: Miles Davis, Wes Montgomery, Herb Ellis and Joe Pass; including Kenny Baker who played with Bill Monroe, but lists his greatest influence as John Coltrane.
George is primarily self-taught and has played on many recordings including a Moffatt album and sessions with Bob Milsap.
George has some great memories doing over 100 shows with Rich Little and is busy collecting more with his constant commitment to live performance and free jazz.
www.mapleislandrecords.com /george.html   (815 words)

 The Encyclopædia Georgetannica
A bill that is entered in one location, and then hit in the same or a nearby location with a user note saying that the hitter got it in another location.
A registered bill that is marked or stamped on the back only, usually because the initial user is afraid to pass bills that are marked on the front.
A special boomerang bill that is entered in one location, spent in another (according to the user note) hit once or more than once in a faraway location, and then hit again in or near the first location.
www.wheresgeorge.net /dictionary.html   (2157 words)

 Member - Pro Football Hall of Fame
Bill George was the Chicago Bears’ second-round draft pick in 1951.
George, noting the Eagles success at completing short passes just over his head, decided to skip the center bump and drop back immediately.
During the 1950’s and early 1960’s, the Bears were known for their outstanding defensive teams and George was a major part reason for their fame.
www.profootballhof.com /hof/member.jsp?player_id=73   (304 words)

 Giving Story: Bill George
Bill George recalls how he and his wife Penny moved to the Twin Cities in 1969 without much in terms of wealth.
George says he prefers to fund programs instead of capital and endowment activities, because he can see the results now.
Making an impact today is a driving principle for the Georges’ philanthropy, which is why Bill and Penny don’t plan to leave a large amount of wealth to their children.
minnesotagiving.org /stories/george.htm   (371 words)

 A Tribute To George Younce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
George looked a little frail, however he was just as excited and sang just as well as always.
As a matter of fact, George was able to share with us how he started out singing the lead part, and it wasn’t until he had been singing for a few years that he moved to the bass vocalist position.
Bill Gaither and the fine folks of Gaither Music and Gaither Management were able to adapt raw video footage of a Homecoming Concert that would turn out to be George’s last concert appearance.
www.sgmusicforum.com /georgeyounce.htm   (1216 words)

 Twilight Fading Backlogs community : George and Bill
Bill is beginning to hope you're not contagious but he hands you the glass of water and watches you worriedly.
Bill grins when you say he's not too old and he probably will stop by if you ever do have a party, if only to check on his favourite twin brothers.
Bill was more playing for time with his question as he tries to sort out his reaction to your revelation.
www.greatestjournal.com /community/twilight_past/4366.html   (1781 words)

 Senate Bill Contains Raise for Board
The Prince George's County Board of Education would be the highest-paid and one of the largest in the state under a bill moving through the Maryland Senate that would fuse nine new members chosen in fall elections with two unelected holdovers.
What becomes of the Senate bill hinges on House reaction to the plan to extend the terms of two Prince George's board members appointed by a county executive and governor who are no longer in office.
Carolyn J.B. Howard (D-Prince George's), leader of the county House delegation, said she was perplexed.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/07/AR2006040701831_pf.html   (482 words)

 Amazon.com: Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value: Books: Bill George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
George, lauded former CEO of the medical technology company Medtronic (who tells us that he fantasized about becoming a big company CEO when he was a *teenager*), clearly has stepped back and reflected on what's wrong with modern corporate leadership.
George often holds up his own record as exemplary and he almost always is the hero of his own stories, with but a few scant accounts of his blunders.
Bill George has made a significant contribution to society, not only through his ethical stewardship in corporate governance, but also by writing a book that provides guidance on how one might become a true leader.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0787969133?v=glance   (3293 words)

 BeatleLinks Fab Forum - George and Bill Wyman
Well, I gather you know that George will play slide guitar on this track, which is on the new album of Bill Wyman and the Rhythm Kings called Double Bill.
Bill was on Dutch TV recently and he said that he just invites some people he likes to play and record with and then goes touring for fun.
George said 'but you have two of the best guitar players (Martin Taylor, Albert Lee) in your Kings, why ask me'.
www.beatlelinks.net /forums/printthread.php?t=11171   (990 words)

 TSN Presents - Football's 100 Greatest Players
George was a 6-2, 237-pound middle guard operating in the Chicago Bears' basic 5-2 defense when he first stood up, took a step back and began operating as a third linebacker.
But more exciting to coach George Halas was the way George grasped the Bears' complicated defensive schemes -- and his ability to smell out plays before they happened.
George, who had explosive quickness off the snap, also was a dangerous inside blitzer and a pass defender who made 18 career interceptions.
archive.sportingnews.com /nfl/100/49.html   (379 words)

 Robert A. George on Bill Clinton on National Review Online (NRO)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Bill, Jimmy, Jerry and George, all parading around for various reasons.
To those critical of his various ethical contortions with various Chinese nationals, the last half-year was not the first time Bill Clinton had been raising money from foreign sources.
The House passed both his energy package — including ANWR authorization, courtesy of a marriage of convenience between the GOP and the Teamsters — and the patients' bill of rights, with a Norwood amendment that made it palatable to the White House.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/comment-george080601.shtml   (1046 words)

 Upcoming Chat: Bill George - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Bill George, former chairman and chief executive of Medtronic, will host an online chat on Aug. 13 for members of the Forbes.com CEO Network.
George joined Medtronic (nyse: MDT - news - people) in 1989 as president and chief operating officer, and was chief executive officer from 1991 until 2001.
George currently serves on the board of directors of Goldman Sachs (nyse: GS - news - people), Novartis (nyse: NVS - news - people) and Target (nyse: TGT - news - people).
www.forbes.com /2003/08/11/0811chatblurb.html   (528 words)

 George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
George, in the all of four hours I’d known him, had never given in to anything I suggested.
George gasped at the size of the building in front of him.
Whatever George was, I was glad he wasn’t that way with me. And whatever his claim might have been, even to the phony, uh, currency, that scene just finished his freedom.
www.star-spawn.net /short_george.htm   (3668 words)

 Leigh Bureau - W. Colston Leigh, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Bill George is a Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School and the Chairman of The Center for Leadership and Business Ethics.
As one of the most successful CEOs of our time, Bill George stands as a shining example of how to build strong businesses by leading with character.
His experience and insights are invaluable to those who want their own companies to thrive in ways that matter to all the people their companies touch while improving consumer confidence and delivering good investment returns.
www.leighbureau.com /speaker.asp?id=274   (416 words)

 Amazon.com: Cinderella Story: Books: Bill Murray,George Peper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
To many, Bill Murray is the star of movies like Ghostbusters (reissued with certain scenes deleted and a Mystery Science Theatre-style commentary in 1999).
In my opinion, Bill also puts a lot of voice into this book because he is reflecting on his own personal experiences.
Bill, much like in acting, never has a serious moment throughout the book; it's all about the laughs.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0385495714?v=glance   (1672 words)

 George Edwin Bill Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The George E. Bill Papers provide insight into the mind and medical practice of an 'alternative' physician at the turn of the century.
Secondly, the Bill Papers contain drafts of articles and speeches prepared by Bill, and a series of 12 lectures on hypnotism and electrotherapy delivered in an unknown context.
There are also copies of articles published by Bill in the New York Medical Journal (1897) and the Journal of Allied Medical Associations of America (1919).
www.clements.umich.edu /Webguides/B/Bill.html   (203 words)

 Fictionwise eBooks: Bill George
In the wake of continuing corporate scandals there have been few, if any, CEOs that have stepped forward as models of "doing things right"--except the former chairman and CEO of Medtronic, Bill George.
George has become the unofficial spokesperson for responsible leadership--in business, the media, and academia.
In Authentic Leadership Bill George makes the case that we do need new leaders, not just new laws, to bring us out of the current corporate crisis.
www.fictionwise.com /eBooks/BillGeorgeeBooks.htm   (148 words)

 The Bill And George Show
Bill Elliott and George Irvine had been going back and forth, so I couldn't resist this one.
George will ignore the questions, and tell Bill, the audience, and selected graven images, his records and accomplishments.
GEORGE: "Paul, your humor is a waste of time, and I don't have to put up with this bull."
www.nwdesigns.com /rebreathers/Nuggets/Humor/BillAndGeorge.htm   (836 words)

 The Ark - Bill Kirchen, George Bedard & Rich Dishman
Bill Kirchen and George Bedard are Ann Arbor's very own guitar gods, virtuoso players who in the course of a single evening whirl through a whole gallery of country and rock styles.
Rich Dishman is the drummer of Bedard's band the Kingpins and a crackerjack master of rock 'n' roll rhythm.
Kirchen, after a stint as lead guitarist with Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, has gone on to an acclaimed solo career, and when he returns to town his concerts turn into joyous reunions celebrating the glory days of the Ann Arbor honky tonk scene.
www.theark.org /236.html   (136 words)

 Al gore jokes , Bill Clinton George Hillary
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It sends a strong message to all incumbents, both Democrats and Republicans, that George W. Bush and the Iraq war are poison — and those who embrace them do so at their own political risk.
At the same time, it sends a hopeful message to all Americans: You figured out that the war in Iraq is a loser long before the politicians did.
Because keeping Joe Lieberman in the Senate would give George Bush one more vote he could count on.
www.billpress.com /columns.html   (622 words)

 The Journey to Authenticity -- A Bill George full-text article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
They insist on having access to their leaders, knowing that it is in the openness and the depth of the relationship with the leader that trust and commitment are built.
Bill Gates, Michael Dell, and Jack Welch are so successful because they connect directly with their employees and realize from them a deeper commitment to their work and greater loyalty to the company.
As another CEO said to me, "Bill, I don't want to get too close to my subordinates because someday I may have to terminate them." Actually, the real reason goes much deeper than that.
pfdf.org /leaderbooks/L2L/winter2004/george.html   (3540 words)

 The Blog | Steve Benen: The George and Bill Show | The Huffington Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Last summer, an ABC News/Washington Post poll asked respondents, "Thinking back to when Bill Clinton was in office, would you say you approve or disapprove of the way Clinton handled his job as president?" A whopping 62% of Americans said they approved.
We are watching and we are noting Hillary's sit on the fence, then jump off the fence on some irrelevant issue, then jump back on the fence, then contribute to a pr0-life candidate and so on and so on.
If Bill is Dubya's brother, he is the smart son that daddy never had.
www.huffingtonpost.com /steve-benen/the-george-and-bill-show_b_15306.html   (1814 words)

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