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  Ritter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ritter answered the perplexing question by merely stating that water is transformed to hydrogen at the negative electrode while it is transformed into oxygen at the positive electrode by electricity.
Ritter was appointed to the court of Gotha in 1801, and in 1802 he then left the University of Jena for the University of Gotha (40 miles away).
Ritter's work at the end of 1805 was being questioned by scientists, and during the last part of his life he gained a reputation of being unreliable.
www.geocities.com /bioelectrochemistry/ritter.htm   (1926 words)

  
 John Ritter Encyclopedia Article @ HillCountryArtists.com (Hill Country Artists)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ritter went on to star in several stage performances before he was made a star by appearing in the hit sitcom Three's Company in 1977, playing a single ladies' man and culinary student, Jack Tripper, who lived with two female roommates.
He was due to make another guest appearance, but owing to his death the producers changed the storyline to one in which J.D.'s older brother Dan (played by Tom Cavanagh) visits J.D. to tell him that their father has passed away and helps his brother cope with his passing.
Ritter was interred at Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Cemetery in Los Angeles.
www.hillcountryartists.com /encyclopedia/John_Ritter   (540 words)

  
 Scott Ritter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ritter was born into a military family in 1961.
Ritter served from 1991 to 1998 as a United Nations weapons inspector in Iraq in the United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM), which was charged with finding and destroying all weapons of mass destruction and WMD-related manufacturing capabilities in Iraq.
Ritter later said, in an interview, that he resigned from his role as a United Nations weapons inspector over inconsistencies between United Nations Security Council Resolution 1154 and how it was implemented.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scott_Ritter   (2200 words)

  
 Tex Ritter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ritter made four movies with actress Dorothy Fay at Monogram Pictures: Song of the Buckaroo (1938), Sundown on the Prairie (1939), Rollin' Westward (1939) and Rainbow Over the Range (1940).
Ritter was married to actress Dorothy Fay (June 14, 1941-his death January 2, 1974).
For his contribution to the recording industry, Tex Ritter has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6631 Hollywood Blvd. In 1980, he was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tex_Ritter   (1233 words)

  
 CNN.com - Former weapons inspector: Iraq not a threat - September 9, 2002
Ritter is in Baghdad as a private citizen to voice his criticism of the U.S. threat of military action against Iraq.
Ritter said Sunday that Iraq was not a threat to the United States.
Ritter resigned as chief weapons inspector for the United Nations in August 1998, saying that the U.N. Security Council and U.S. government had fatally undermined his team's attempts to locate and eliminate Iraq's weapons of mass destruction.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/meast/09/08/ritter.iraq   (534 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - John Ritter: His company was welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A reliably skilled comic actor, Ritter was one of only a handful of TV stars who was able to transfer his skills from one hit to the next.
Ritter's comedic gifts, of course, were obvious from the first time he tripped over the furniture on Company, the raucously silly sex-farce that earned him an Emmy.
In short, for three decades, Ritter epitomized the kind of guy viewers like to invite into their homes, which may be why his film career never quite matched his small-screen success.
www.usatoday.com /life/television/news/2003-09-14-ritter_x.htm   (660 words)

  
 t r u t h o u t - William Rivers Pitt | The Coming October War in Iraq
Ritter was in the room that night to denounce, with roaring voice and burning eyes, the coming American war in Iraq.
Ritter was careful to note that there are no good wars - as a veteran, he described war as purely awful and something not to be trivialized - but that there is such a thing as a just war.
Ritter's presence in Iraq was demanded in the first place by Hussein's pursuit of chemical, biological and nuclear weapons of mass destruction, along with the ballistic missile technology that could deliver these weapons to all points on the compass.
www.truthout.org /docs_02/07.25A.wrp.iraq.htm   (3779 words)

  
 Actor John Ritter dies at age 54   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ritter played a handsome but goofy bachelor who hinted he was gay so he could live with his two female roommates without raising eyebrows.
Ritter later starred in the TV series “Hooperman” and the early 1990s political comedy “Hearts Afire.” He received multiple Emmy nominations for his PBS role as the voice of “Clifford the Big Red Dog” on the animated series.
Ritter was married from 1977 to 1996 to Nancy Morgan, the mother of his three oldest children.
www.msnbc.com /news/965580.asp?0cm=c10   (1227 words)

  
 Robert Ritter
Ritter studied at a number of universities and in 1927 received his doctorate in educational psychology at the University of Munich.
...Ritter's career provides evidence that at least some of the scientific work that led to exclusion and eventually to murder was done by Germans without close party connections.
In 1936 Ritter was appointed to head the newly created Eugenic and Population Biological Research Station of the Reich Health Office (Rassenhygienische und Bevölkerungsbiologische Forschungsstelle des Reichsgesundheitsamtes) and thereafter directed his research team from that agency.
www.nizkor.org /hweb/people/r/ritter-robert   (249 words)

  
 CMT.com : Tex Ritter : Biography
Ritter was playing cowboy songs on the radio when he returned to New York in 1931 to act in the Broadway production Green Grow the Lilacs; during scene changes, he also performed on his guitar.
Ritter then switched to Monogram Studios, for whom he made some 20 Westerns, including 1940's Take Me Back to Oklahoma with co-star Bob Wills; work at Columbia and Universal followed, and by the time of his movie swan song, 1945's The Texas Rangers, he had appeared in a total of 85 films.
Ritter recorded the theme to the Fred Zinneman classic High Noon in 1953, and the resulting single proved extremely successful with pop audiences, helping win him the job as the MC of the television program Town Hall Party, which he hosted between 1953 and 1960.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/ritter_tex/bio.jhtml   (465 words)

  
 Scott Ritter
Scott Ritter served as a Nuclear Disarmament specialist from 1988 to 1990 in Votkinsk in the Soviet Union.
Ritter learned of the C.I.A.'s spying prior to the execution of CIA operatives in the summer of 1996 and had formally notified Charles Duelfer, the senior American in the UNSCOM chain of command.
Ritter understood the seriousness of the issue: the C.I.A.'s intelligence-gathering, if it should be uncovered and made public by the Iraqis, would seriously erode UNSCOM's standing inside Iraq and among members of the international arms-control community.
www.ropma.net /ritter.htm   (3584 words)

  
 nbc5i.com - Entertainment - Actor John Ritter Dead At 54
Ritter was best known for his role as Jack Tripper in the '70s hit "Three's Company," but recently had found renewed success with the ABC sitcom "Eight Simple Rules...
Ritter was hospitalized at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, where he underwent surgery for a tear in his aorta (More On Aortic Tears).
Ritter was accompanied at the hospital by his producers, co-workers, his wife and son, Jason, Wilcox said.
www.nbc5i.com /entertainment/2477516/detail.html   (527 words)

  
 Tex Ritter
Though his birth year is often reported as 1907, Woodward Maurice Ritter was born on January 12, 1905 in Panola County, Texas, and was one of six children.
Fascinated with music, Ritter did stage plays in New York and elsewhere including a lengthy run in Green Grow the Lilacs (which would be the basis for the later musical, Oklahoma).
Ritter's first, SONG OF THE GRINGO (GN, 1936), was a reasonably solid oater and featured a better-than-usual cast of Joan Woodbury, Fuzzy Knight, Monte Blue, William Desmond and Warner Richmond.
www.surfnetinc.com /chuck/ritter.htm   (1036 words)

  
 Scott Ritter Bio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ritter delivers a first-hand account of the effect of the imposed sanctions on the Iraqi people.
Ritter’s own experience and insight serve to enlighten the audience on an important and under-publicized issue.
Ritter was born in Florida, and raised all over the world in a career military family.
www.unitynetwork.net /events/ritter_bio.htm   (414 words)

  
 CNN.com - Actor John Ritter dead at 54 - Sep. 12, 2003
Ritter was rushed from the set of the ABC series "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California, after suffering from aortic dissection, an unrecognized and undetected flaw in his heart, according to a statement from his publicist Lisa Kasteler.
Ritter was born on September 17, 1948, to Tex Ritter and actress Dorothy Fay.
Ritter is survived by his wife, Amy Yasbeck, and their daughter Stella, and three children -- Carly, Tyler and Jason -- from his first marriage to Nancy Morgan.
www.cnn.com /2003/SHOWBIZ/TV/09/12/ritter.obit   (769 words)

  
 Online NewsHour: Scott Ritter -- August 31, 1998
WILLIAM SCOTT RITTER, JR.: Well, basically, is the investigations had come to a standstill were making no effective progress, and in order to make effective progress, we really needed the Security Council to step in in a meaningful fashion and seek to enforce its resolutions that we're not complying with.
WILLIAM SCOTT RITTER, JR.: Well, basically, the investigations that I was tasked with carrying out by the executive chairman involved looking at exposing the means by which Iraq hides their prohibited weapons and weapons capabilities from the special commission.
Ritter, as you know, this change has been described by some people as tactical, that the secretary of state and others wanted to wait until they had support in the Security Council to move forward with these more confrontational investigations.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/middle_east/july-dec98/ritter_8-31.html   (1814 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Profile: Scott Ritter
Scott Ritter was born in 1960 to a military family.
In early 1998 an inspection by Mr Ritter's team led to the most serious confrontation between Baghdad and the UN since the Gulf War, and eventually to Unscom leaving Iraq.
In August 1998, Mr Ritter resigned from his job, accusing the Security Council and the United States of caving in to the Iraqis.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/2247600.stm   (626 words)

  
 CNN.com - Was Ritter right? - Oct 7, 2004
That was in the mid-1990s when former U.S. Marine Scott Ritter was such a bulldog as a U.N. weapons inspector that Iraqi officials accused him of being an American spy.
Ritter became a punching bag, pummeled by some of the most powerful figures in the Iraq debate -- from his former boss at the U.N. to the then vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Ritter had, by his own admission, accepted $400,000 from an Iraqi-American businessman said to be sympathetic to Saddam to produce a documentary critical of U.N. sanctions against Iraq.
edition.cnn.com /2004/US/10/07/ritter   (590 words)

  
 Midmark and Ritter Products For Healthcare Professionals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Midmark and Ritter's complete line of medical products is ideal for general practice, as well as a number of specialties including podiatry, dermatology, otolaryngology, obstetrics, gynecology and plastic surgery.
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Midmark and Ritter casework is a whole new experience in which utility and beauty coincide to give you the look you want for the function you need.
quickmedical.com /Midmark   (814 words)

  
 Ritter
Its purported goal is the destruction of Iran's alleged program to develop nuclear weapons, but Ritter said neoconservatives in the administration also expected that the attack would set in motion a chain of events leading to regime change in the oil-rich nation of 70 million -- a possibility Ritter regards with the greatest skepticism.
Ritter said that U.S. authorities in Iraq had manipulated the results in order to reduce the percentage of the vote received by the United Iraqi Alliance from 56% to 48%.
Scott Ritter said that although the peace movement failed to stop the war in Iraq, it had a chance to stop the expansion of the war to other nations like Iran and Syria.
www.adelaideinstitute.org /Dissenters1/Ritter/ritter.htm   (820 words)

  
 The Snyder County Historical Society
The first survey of the Ritter tract was made prior to the organization of Northumberland County being all under the British Crown and the British flag.
It is stated that Barbara Ritter Ulsh, daughter of John and Elisabeth Ritter, and the first wife of Andrew Ulsh was born in Lehigh County in 1788, came to Snyder County in 1795 and died in 1825.
We are assuming that Henry Ritter was the son of Johann Ritter.
www-personal.umich.edu /~ritterd/r/r36000ILtext.html   (5203 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - TV star John Ritter dead at 54   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
One of America's best-liked TV stars, both by viewers and co-workers, Ritter's sudden death Friday from an undiagnosed heart condition has left an unexpected hole in television's schedule that will be hard to fill.
In short, for three decades, Ritter epitomized the kind of guy viewers like to invite into their homes — which may be why his film career never quite matched his small-screen success.
Ritter, who was the son of singing-cowboy star Tex Ritter, is survived by his wife, Amy Yasbeck and their daughter, Stella.
www.usatoday.com /life/2003-09-12-ritter-obit_x.htm   (679 words)

  
 Ritter Manufacturing - Quality Industrial Woodworking Machinery
Ritter Manufacturing, Inc. is an American manufacturer of drilling and boring machines, shaping and sanding machines, clamping and assembly systems, and related specialty machines used in the woodworking industry in secondary processing for the cabinet, casework, and furniture industries as well as the manufacture of architectural millwork, doors, and windows.
Located in California, Ritter has manufactured high quality machinery for the woodworking industry for nearly 40 years and is widely known for the accuracy and reliability of its machinery.
Today, Ritter is found in wide industrial use for the everyday woodworking applications.
www.rittermfg.com   (138 words)

  
 John Ritter | tv : ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
Ritter the genre-buster In 1987, Ritter starred in Steven Bochco's series ''Hooperman,'' a show so unclassifiable they had to invent a new word for it: ''dramedy.'' He played a cop/landlord dealing with oddball tenants and quirky police cases.
Ritter the pinch-hitter Ritter was the king of guest spots, starting in the early '70s, when a recurring role as a minister on ''The Waltons'' got him noticed by the ''Three's Company'' producers.
Ritter the raconteur I got to interview Ritter once, and he was unstoppably hilarious, full of unprintable stories, including the oft-repeated anecdote about the ''Three's Company'' episode where he supposedly showed a little too much Jack through his jogging shorts during a pratfall.
www.ew.com /ew/report/0,6115,485429~3~0~hereswhywellremember,00.html   (864 words)

  
 CNN's Hatchet Job on Scott Ritter
Ritter, who had that day urged Iraq's National Assembly to let in weapons inspectors or face annihilation, is no chicken hawk.
He insists that, if the Bush administration has evidence showing that Saddam is building nukes, then the American people have a right to see it before they sacrifice their lives.
Ritter was characterized as "misguided," "disloyal" and "an apologist for and a defender of Saddam Hussein."
www.commondreams.org /views02/0912-02.htm   (870 words)

  
 Amazon.com: War on Iraq: What Team Bush Doesn't Want You to Know: Books: William Rivers Pitt,Scott Ritter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ritter, who is also a Republican, astutely argues that extremism is the most dangerous way to approach an already volatile Middle East.
Ritter's stance on this issue made him the subject of at least one intense FBI investigation in which he was cleared.
Ritter is one of a group of moderate Republicans who believe that there are better ways of dealing with Iraq than by invading it.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1893956385?v=glance   (2154 words)

  
 This Just In |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ritter is the former weapons inspector whom Saddam Hussein tossed out of Iraq when he searched too strenuously for biological weapons in 1998.
When Ritter made it to Washington in September of that year, I watched at how the former Marine electrified the congressman at the House International Relations Committee.
If he really wants to get away from comedy -- again, there’s nothing funny about Ritter -- and clear up some misconceptions, he ought to have Ahmad Chalabi, the leader of the Iraqi Democratic opposition on as a guest, or at least Ambassador Richard Butler, who was Ritter’s former UNSCOM boss.
www.bostonphoenix.com /boston/news_features/daily/documents/02414889.htm   (626 words)

  
 Hamman and Ritter Families   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The association between the Ritter and Hamman families goes back at least to the 1830's when George Ritter and his brothers John and Jacob were neighbors of Jacob Hamman in Lawrence Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio.
Peter Hamman had died in 1898 and Abraham Ritter died in 1900, so both David and his nephew William Ritter had both recently lost their fathers and perhaps felt it was time to move on.
One Ritter and one Hamman widow still live in the area, but most of the families have moved on, breaking the association between the Hammans and Ritters that lasted for over one hundred years.
www.stanford.edu /~philr/RitHam.html   (1660 words)

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