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  John S. Cooper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Sherman Cooper was born in Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky.
Cooper went to Yale, where he was captain of the basketball team, a member of Skull and Bones and who in 1923 was voted most likely to succeed.
Cooper failed to win in the 1948 general election, but in 1952 he was elected to fill the unexpired term of Virgil Chapman.
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 John Cooper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Tyler Cooper (1844–1912), a mayor of Atlanta
John Sherman Cooper (1901–1991), a United States senator and member of the Warren Commission
John Cooper (1923–2000), a co-founder of the Cooper Car Company and last surviving Formula 1 team principal from the formative years of the sport.
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 John Sherman Cooper
John Sherman Cooper was born in Somerset, Kentucky, on 23rd August, 1901.
A member of the Republican Party, Cooper was elected to the House of Representatives in Kentucky in 1928 and served as judge of Pulaski County (1930-38).
Cooper was a critic of U.S. involvement in Vietnam.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAcopperJS.htm   (469 words)

 My Extended Family - pafg82 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Senator John Sherman COOPER Jr [Parents] was born on 23 Aug 1901 in Somerset Pulaski Co Ky. He died on 21 Feb 1991 in Washington D C and was buried in Arlington National Cem Alexandria Va. Senator John Sherman COOPER Jr married Lorraine Rowen SHEVLIN on 17 Mar 1955.
Senator John Sherman COOPER Jr [Parents] was born on 23 Aug 1901 in Somerset Pulaski Co Ky. He died on 21 Feb 1991 in Washington D C and was buried in Arlington National Cem Alexandria Va. Senator John Sherman COOPER Jr married Evelyn PAFAFF in 1944.
John Louis WADDLE was born on 16 Feb 1898 and died in Nov 1966.
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 Reading Group Guide for Savannah - by John Jakes
John Jakes is the acknowledged contemporary master of the family saga.
John Jakes is a member of the Authors Guild, the Dramatists Guild, American P.E.N., and Western Writers of America, and serves on the board of the Authors Guild Foundation.
John Jakes acknowledges Charles Dickens to be "the greatest novelist in the English language" and in Savannah respectfully and artfully pays homage to him.
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 "Warren Omission" Excerpt
Cooper, Russell, Boggs, and Ford all worked in a venue where research and debate, strenuous as both might be, almost always led to a preordained legislative result.
John McCloy arrived after 125 of the 683 questions had been asked; Ford arrived at question 130 and left at 450; and Cooper arrived at question 314 and left at 492, which translates into presence for about 26 per cent of the testimony.
Ford and Cooper, who had come and gone during the testimony of Curry, were not seen again that day, making a total fabrication of the statement that they were present for the testimony of four witnesses, when, in fact, they heard a portion of the testimony of one.
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 Agence Global - Article
And winning a contested primary over several more-conservative candidates, as Schwarz did in early August, makes him downright remarkable--so much so that the beleaguered band of Republican moderates and mavericks in Congress is hailing his nomination as a sign that their fortunes have finally turned.
Arizona Senator John McCain, who campaigned for Schwarz, went so far as to suggest that the Michigan Republican's election could ease the overall pattern of ideological polarization in Congress.
Far from being the harbinger of a new era of political cooperation, they argue, Schwarz is simply the last egg to hatch from an ideological breed that will soon be every bit as extinct as the dinosaurs.
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John Sherman Cooper (1901-1991), born in Somerset, Kentucky, served as a United States Senator (1947-1948, 1952-1955, and 1957-1973), ambassador to India and Nepal (1955-1956), and ambassador to East Germany (1974-1976).
Cooper also discusses the ratification of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty by the Senate, his opposition to the Water Pollution Act of 1963, the appointment of postmasters, and his criticism of a 1963 education bill, which would provide federal aid to church-sponsored institutions.
John Kerr, who was active in the Republican party in Kentucky at the county, district, and state levels, discusses his work for John Sherman Cooper and characteristics of Cooper's personality.
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 TIME.com: Re-Enlistment in Kentucky -- Jul 16, 1956 -- Page 1
From John Sherman Cooper came a telegram saying that he would give up his job as Ambassador to India after all, and would run for the unexpired (four years) U.S. Senate term of the late Alben Barkley.
For able John Cooper, twice elected to unexpired terms and twice defeated for full terms in the Senate,* the decision was an about-face from his earlier statements.
Cooper was at least the third candidate personally recruited this year by President Eisenhower in an effort to people the Congress with his kind of Republicans (others: Oregon's Douglas McKay, Washington's Arthur Langlie).
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,936665,00.html   (437 words)

 My Extended Family - pafg81 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
John TARTER Sr [Parents] was born on 26 Feb 1763 in Lincoln County, North Carolina.
John Sherman Sr COOPER married Helen Gertrude TARTER on 29 Jun 1899.
Senator John Sherman COOPER Jr was born on 23 Aug 1901 and died on 21 Feb 1991.
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 Today's News >> KCTCS--Higher Education Begins Here!
John Sherman Cooper was born in Somerset, Pulaski County, on Aug. 23, 1901.
Cooper was elected to the Kentucky Legislature in 1928.
Cooper was also a member of the board of trustees of the University of Kentucky from 1935-1946, served as a delegate to the United Nations, appointed Ambassador to India, Nepal and the German Democratic Republic.
www.kctcs.net /todaysnews/index.cfm?tn_date=2005-08-22   (8177 words)

 August 23 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1901 - John Sherman Cooper, U.S. Senator from Kentucky (d.
1652 - John Byron, 1st Baron Byron, English royalist politician (b.
1997 - John Kendrew, British molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (b.
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 Senator Mitch McConnell - Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Senator Cooper stood fast for what he believed was right, no matter how large the opposition, and no matter what the cost.
Let me add to Senator Kennedy’s description that Senator Cooper showed the same compassion and courtesy to the Kentucky farmer, to the Capitol Hill intern, or to the destitute of the third world, as to the powerful and the mighty.
John Sherman Cooper died in 1991 at 89 years old.
www.senate.gov /member/ky/mcconnell/general/print_record.cfm?id=239708   (2149 words)

 John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project: Project Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
John Sherman Cooper served in the Kentucky House of Representatives, 1927-1929 and served as Pulaski County Judge, 1930-1938.
He was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1946 to fill an unexpired term and served until 1948, and then again elected to fill an unexpired term from 1952-1954.
These interviews are with Cooper himself, his Senate colleagues, Senate office staff members, relatives, friends, political opponents, and newspaper publishers and reporters.
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 John Sherman COOPER
“John Sherman Cooper: A Senator and His Constituents.” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 84 (Spring 1986): 192-210.
“John Sherman Cooper: The Paradox of a Liberal Republican in Kentucky Politics.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Kentucky, 1988.
Tributes to the Honorable John Sherman Cooper of Kentucky in the United States Senate Upon the Occasion of his Retirement from the Senate.
www.infoplease.com /biography/us/congress/cooper-john-sherman.html   (175 words)

 The War Powers Resolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It is an honor and a very special privilege for me to deliver the first John Sherman Cooper Lecture at the University of Kentucky.
To know John Sherman Cooper is to know one of the finest statesmen this country and the Commonwealth of Kentucky have ever produced.
As a serious student of government, and as an able lawyer, Senator Cooper devoted much of his time and thought to the search for a proper balance of powers -- particularly in foreign policy -- between the executive and legislative branches of government.
www.ford.utexas.edu /library/speeches/770411.htm   (2278 words)

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Senator Cooper, I am sure that the committee will wish to explore with you whatever areas you may wish to elaborate on or that you may have any disagreement with in respect to the President's testimony.
Perhaps I would suggest that the sum total of the experience, of the investigative experience of the Commission far exceeded that of all the commentators that came along after the event and broke into print purporting to be experts in the matter.
I think there has been considerable evidence now that the first bullet missed everything, and it was the second bullet that hit the President and Governor Connally which then coincides with his testimony because he probably would not have heard the shot that hit him.
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 Georgetown Set
John Sherman Cooper and Desmond FitzGerald were both left-wing Republicans.
Although a member of the Republican Party, Cooper was extremely close to the Kennedy family.
Cooper later admitted that he did not agree with the findings of the commission.
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 John F. Kennedy Assassination Homepage :: Warren Commission
Its purpose was to investigate the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22, 1963, at Dallas, Texas.
John Sherman Cooper, Republican Senator from Kentucky, former county and circuit judge in Kentucky, and United States Ambassador to India;
John J. McCloy, lawyer, former President of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and former United States High Commissioner for Germany.
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 Warren Commission
The commission, which was given unrestricted investigating powers, was directed to evaluate all the evidence and present a complete report of the event to the American people.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy: Assassination - Assassination On Nov. 22, 1963, President Kennedy was shot and killed while riding in a motorcade...
Lee Harvey Oswald - Oswald, Lee Harvey, 1939–63, presumed assassin of John F. Kennedy, b.
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 The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Cooper
Cooper, Alisa — of Linwood, Atlantic County, N.J. Democrat.
Cooper, George — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Republican.
Cooper, William Craig (1832-1902) — also known as William C. Cooper — of Mt. Vernon, Knox County, Ohio.
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After President John F. Kennedy was killed in 1963, America became deeply involved in the Vietnam War.
But it was the young president’s efforts to end the Cold War, to prevent Israel from acquiring the Bomb, and his efforts to maintain Arab unity in the Yemen war that made pro-Israel forces decide to stage a coup d’état in the fall of 1963.
While in custody, Oswald had not cooperated with the conspirators and it was decided that he must be killed.
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CORNWELL - Senator Cooper, I am sure that the committee will wish to explore with you whatever areas you may wish to elaborate on or that you may have any disagreement with in respect to the President's testimony.
Here is Judge Cooper; he was also a judge as well as a Senator.
Senator COOPER - I never discussed with the Secret Service during this time any of their duties or their responsibilities outside the hearings.
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 Morehead State University - Residence Halls: Cooper Hall
Opened in 1966, Cooper Hall was named in honor of Kentucky Unite States Senator John Sherman Cooper.
Cooper Hall has traditionally been an all-male residence hall.
Cooper hall is noted for participation in the university's intramural sports program.
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 Lame Democrats and Tame Republicans; No Leaders in Congress Against This War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
We hear the same rhetoric today, but in the past there was an important difference: then, the critics of the war did not just talk, they acted using the prerogatives the Constitution gave them as members of Congress to pursue their convictions in legislation.
Republican John Sherman Cooper, Ky., joined with Democrat Frank Church from Idaho, and liberals James McGovern, D-S.D., and Mark Hatfield, R-Ore., crafted separate amendments to annual defense spending bills to bring U.S. troops home by a date certain.
More conscious of the meaning of the term leader, Senators John McCain, Ariz., Lindsey Graham, S.C., and John Warner, Va., introduced amendments to impede torture by Americans, but, like the Democrats, these senators failed to bring their measures to a vote.
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 "Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991" Correspondence: Thomas Merton Center
Thomas Merton's Correspondence with: Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991
Merton is writing to Senator Cooper to express his distress over the Vietnam War.
John Sherman Cooper served as a United States Senator in intermittent terms between 1946-1973 and was a member of the Republican Party.
www.merton.org /Research/Correspondence/z9e97.html   (387 words)

 Jesse Stuart Foundation
On Wednesday, March 23rd, I traveled to Eastern Kentucky University to accept the John Sherman Cooper Award For Outstanding Public Service In Kentucky on behalf of the Jesse Stuart Foundation and, more particularly, on behalf of a great Board of Directors, a hard-working office staff, and more that 5000 Associate Members nationwide.
Because of the efforts of many people and the assistance of many institutions, the Jesse Stuart Foundation has grown from modest beginnings into a consortium of regional service and publishing excellence that reaches past Kentucky’s borders, past the informal boundaries of Appalachia, to every state in America.
Past winners of the John Sherman Cooper Award include: former Governor Edward T. Breathitt, statesman and politician Walter Baker, Leonard Press, founder of KET, and S.T. Roach, former teacher and legendary basketball coach.
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 Warren Commission
On November 22, 1963 John F. Kennedy died of two bullet wounds to the head.
Warren was intially reluctant to head the comission, but Johnson was able to convince him citing the need to dispel public suspicion of an assassination conspiracy.
The Warren Commission was comprised of seven men: Chief Justice Warren, Republican Senator John Sherman Cooper, Republican Represenative Gerald Ford, Democratic Senator Richard Russell, Democratic Represenative T. Hale Boggs, former director of the CIA Allen Dulles, and former high commissioner for Germany John McCloy.
www.trincoll.edu /classes/hist300/group4/warren.htm   (885 words)

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On that same date, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas.
All were approved to serve on the Commission, except the last two, who for reasons unknown did not serve with that body.
Clandestine operations that are employed to create "make-war" situations wherever planned had increased in size and frequency during the last years of the Eisenhower terms under the direction of John Foster Dulles, the Sec.
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