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  Howard Baker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baker was born in Huntsville, in Scott County, Tennessee.
Baker was re-elected in 1972 and again in 1978, and served from January 3, 1967, to January 3, 1985.
Baker also made a brief run for President in 1980, dropping out of the race for the GOP nomination when the dominance in the Republican primaries of Ronald Reagan made it impossible for Baker or any other candidate to be able to continue to raise the amount of funds necessary to contest the race further.
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 Howard Baker: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Baker, a Republican (A tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas) from Tennessee (A state in east central United States), was formerly a US Senator (additional info and facts about US Senator).
Baker served in the US Senate from 1967-1985—the first Republican Senator from Tennessee since Reconstruction (The activity of constructing something again).
Howard Baker: Conciliator in an Age of Crises.
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 howard baker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Baker, a Republican from Tennessee, was formerly a US Senator.
Baker served in the US Senate from 1967-85, with two terms as minority leader (1977-81) and two terms as majority leader (1981-85).
Baker also made a run for President of the United States in 1980 for the GOP nomination.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Howard_Baker.html   (199 words)

 Encyclopedia: Howard Baker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
was born to Howard Henry Baker and Dora Ladd Baker on November 15, 1925 in Huntsville, Tennessee.
Baker was the keynote speaker at the Republican convention in 1976, and was considered by Gerald Ford as a running-mate.
Baker won a third Senate term in 1978, and in 1980 he entered the presidential race.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Howard-Baker   (497 words)

 Debating Our Destiny: The 2nd Carter/Ford Debate
HOWARD BAKER, (R-TN): I think this is the strongest issue in the whole Presidential campaign now, and it intertwines, of course, with other issues such as detente, such as our foreign policy structure throughout Europe and Asia -- the whole question of how much military strength the United States must have.
HOWARD BAKER: I have not talked to the President in those terms, but I have discussed it with his staff today; and I have an idea that we ought to keep something else in mind.
HOWARD BAKER: I know, and I was about to say I think the League of Women Voters is to be commended for making this initiative, and this offer, in coordinating this, but I think the format is lousy.
www.pbs.org /newshour/debatingourdestiny/newshour/76_mlreport_10-7.html   (3743 words)

 University of Tennessee: Howard H. Baker Jr. Center
Notably, Baker was an avid amateur photographer, and he remains one today.
Over the years Baker had become a friend and advisor to President Richard Nixon, yet he was determined to behave in an objective and non-partisan manner.
Baker returned to private life and law practice after he left the Senate, but in 1987 President Reagan asked him to become White House Chief of Staff.
bakercenter.utk.edu /bakerbio.html   (846 words)

 NYRB: Dorothy Dodds Baker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Dorothy Dodds Baker (1907–1968) was born in Missoula, Montana in 1907 and raised in California.
She won a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1942 and, the next year, published Trio, a novel whose frank portrayal of a lesbian relationship proved too scandalous for the times; Baker and her husband adapted the novel as a play in 1944, but it was quickly shut down because of protests.
Her final novel, Cassandra at the Wedding, examined the relationship between two exceptionally close sisters, whom Howard Baker asserted were based on both Baker herself and the couple's two daughters.
www.nybooks.com /nyrb/authors/10615   (225 words)

 Nancy Kassebaum Baker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nancy Landon Kassebaum Baker (born July 29, 1932) represented the state of Kansas in the United States Senate from 1978 to 1997.
She graduated from the University of Kansas in 1954 and received her graduate degree from the University of Michigan in 1956.
Baker, who went by Nancy Landon Kassebaum while serving in the Senate, was the first woman to serve in the Senate having neither been elected to serve first in the House of Representatives nor having been appointed to fill out the remainder of a term from a husband after his death while in office.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nancy_Kassebaum_Baker   (306 words)

 News Article Chides Howard Baker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Baker and several colleagues at his Washington, D.C., law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman and Caldwell have been retained as lobbyists for some of the nation's biggest tobacco companies.
Baker is seeking to turn the proposed $ 368.5 billion settlement between the tobacco industry and 41 states into national tobacco control legislation.
Baker, long viewed as one of Congress' most respected former members, to see to it that the pending tobacco legislation is as favorable to them as possible.
www.no-smoking.org /oct97/10-19-97-1.html   (396 words)

 Howard Baker Estates - Residential Lettings & Property Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Howard Baker Estates is an independent owned company specialising in residential lettings and property management with a portfolio of quality properties ranging from studio flats to substantial family residences.
Howard Baker Estates have established good relations with major banks, embassies, large companies and other professional organisations enabling us to find the right tenant for each property.
Howard Baker Estates is dedicated to the property rental sector with excellent property background, skilled in excellent customer relations.
www.howardbaker.com /about.asp   (190 words)

 NewsMax.com: Commentmax Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Baker and Hamilton concluded that this has had "a highly negative effect on the ability of [the Los Alamos lab] and the other national laboratories to continue to do their work, while attracting and maintaining the talented personnel who are the lifeblood of the cutting-edge work of the laboratory.
Baker and Hamilton are telling them that national security comes second to cajoling finicky scientists who don’t believe in it.
Howard Baker, try explaining what you've gone and done to the good people from the hills and valleys of your native Tennessee who thought they could trust you.
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 Howard Baker Estates - Residential Lettings & Property Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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Howard Baker Estates is registered under the Data Protection Act 1984, in the United Kingdom.
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 Howard Baker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Baker served in the US Senate from 1967-85, with two terms as minority leader (1977-81)and two terms as majority leader (1981-85).
Baker also made a run for President ofthe United States in 1980 forthe GOP nomination.
Tributes to the Honorable Howard Baker, Jr., of Tennessee in the United States Senate, Upon theOccasion of His Retirement from the Senate.
www.therfcc.org /howard-baker-69160.html   (140 words)

 The University of Tennessee: Fred Thompson to Present First Baker Center Address on Civic Engagement
Thompson agreed to be the first to present the Baker Center Address on Civic Engagement because he said it is a subject "near and dear to his heart," noting that too many young people are prone to cynicism and apathy about their government leaders and their country.
A member of the Howard Baker Center board of directors, Thompson first gained national attention for his role as minority counsel to the Senate Watergate Committee in 1973.
He was appointed by Senator Howard Baker Jr., vice chairman of the committee.
www.utk.edu /news/fredthompson.shtml   (700 words)

 Howard_Baker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
'''Howard Henry Baker, Jr.''' (born November 15, 1925) was formerly the United States ambassador to Japan.
Baker served in the US Senate from 1967-1985—the first Republican Senator from Tennessee since Reconstruction.
Reportedly, Baker dated current North Carolina senator Elizabeth Dole (then Elizabeth Hanford) in the 1970s.
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 AR.net >> Dateline Covers the Howard Baker Controversy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Baker is a veterinarian in New Jersey who was accused and convicted of cruelty to animals.
Baker testified the dog tried to bite him and he took necessary and proper actions to protect himself and his staff.
The bottom line in the trial was whether or not Rokke made a credible witness in her testimony that, off camera, Baker violently attacked the dalmatian and her accusations that this was part of a pattern of behavior she had witnessed for years.
www.animalrights.net /archives/year/2001/000079.html   (870 words)

 Landon Lecture Series - Biography - KSU-OME
Former Sen. Howard Baker was a Tennessee Republican senator from 1967 to 1985.
Baker served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946 and graduated from the University of Tennessee law college in 1949.
Edward Seaton, chairman of the Landon Lecture Series patrons, said Baker's involvement in Watergate has put him in the news recently and helped the committee decide it was timely to invite him to speak.
www.dce.ksu.edu /dce/broadcast/landon/bio/baker99.html   (189 words)

 RERF News: US Ambassador Howard Baker Visits RERF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Howard Baker, arrived at RERF in the late afternoon Thursday, January 29, to find a large contingent of staff waiting to greet him.
Baker exuded warmth and sincerity as he spoke of his impressions on this his first visit to the A-bombed city of Hiroshima.
Baker graciously expressed his sympathy to the people of Hiroshima for the tragic atomic bombing.
www.rerf.jp /eigo/news/baker.htm   (225 words)

 Sam Dash Becomes Starr-Gate's Howard Baker
Baker, for those of you too young to remember, was the first Republican in Congress to "break" from the party early into Richard Nixon's second term, at the height of the Watergate scandal, and "turn" on the President.
Baker will forever be remembered for putting principle and ethics above partisanship, and is frequently credited with starting the ball rolling in earnest on a bipartisan effort to impeach Nixon.
The "Howard Baker" line always got a chuckle out of us -- especially after one of the various blonde Independent Women's Forum clones (The Doc cannot remember which) said on the day after Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman gave his scorching denunciation of Clinton on the floor of the Senate, "It's still not enough.
www.americanpolitics.com /112098Dash.html   (891 words)

 Howard Baker Conciliator in an Age of Crisis J Lee Jr Annis Alpine Tasmania : An Illustrated Guide to the Flora and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 Howard Baker Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Howard Baker was born on Thursday, March 1 1888, in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Baker was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 11, 1912, with the Cleveland Naps.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Howard Baker baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=bakerho01   (298 words)

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Former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker has rejoined the law firm where he began his career.
The 79-year-old Baker will work from his home in Huntsville and in the Washington offices of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz.
Baker served three terms as a U.S. senator from Tennessee before retiring in 1985 and in 1987 became Ronald Reagan's chief of staff.
www.wbir.com /printfullstory.aspx?storyid=23267   (158 words)

 Baker Family Genealogy Forum
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Bakers / TN - brandie (Baker) hurley 10/16/05
Re: Bakers / TN - brandie (Baker) hurley 10/20/05
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 Howard Baker --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
U.S. lawyer and government official Howard Baker was born on Nov. 15, 1925, in Huntsville, Tenn. In 1966 he became the first Republican ever to be popularly elected to the United States Senate from Tennessee.
From 1987 to 1989 Baker served as White House chief of staff for President Ronald Reagan.
A vibrant personality who lived her life as passionately as she performed on stage, Josephine Baker, the first diva of modern popular dance whose productions bristled with sexuality and physical exuberance as never before, captivated European audiences in the 1920s and 1930s and influenced generations of performers to travel to...
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9316874   (692 words)

 Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy
In early 2003 the Howard Baker Center for Public Policy began operations at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
The mission of the Baker Center is to develop programs and promote research to further the public's knowledge of our system of governance, and also to highlight the critical importance of public service.
The Baker Center will also place a special emphasis on examining the role of the media in society.
www.bakercenter.utk.edu   (231 words)

 AllRefer.com - Baker, Howard Henry, Jr. (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Huntsville, Tenn. As a moderate Republican senator (1966–87) from Tennessee, he gained (1973) national attention as a member of the Senate committee investigating the Watergate affair.
Baker was named U.S. ambassador to Japan by President George W. Bush in 2001.
More articles from AllRefer Reference on Baker, Howard Henry, Jr.
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 Shame on Former Senator Howard Baker [10/13-4]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Although cigarettes killed his former wife after causing her to wage a losing 11-year battle with lung cancer, former Senator Howard Baker has agreed to represent the industry in seeking immunity from Congress for causing exactly such deaths.
If enough people express their shock and outrage that Baker would do this to his wife's memory and in disregard of her suffering, it may blunt his effectiveness as a lobbyist for protecting the tobacco industry.
Howard H. Baker Jr Baker, Donelson, Bearman and Caldwell 801 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20004 (202) 508-3400 FAX: 508-3402 hbaker@bdbc.com
www.no-smoking.org /oct97/10-13-97-4.html   (411 words)

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