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  Robert Charles Wright - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert Charles Wright ('Bob') (born 1943) is a U.S. television businessman.
He served as president, CEO, and chairman of NBC from 1986 to the present (2005).
In addition, Bob Wright served as Vice Chairman of General Electric (the owner of NBC) from 1990's to the present (2005).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_Charles_Wright   (133 words)

 Charles Wright Academy - Headmaster's Statement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Charles Wright is a place where it is "cool" to work hard at excelling and where students actively engage in their academic studies.
Charles Wright students are respectful of the diversity of backgrounds and cultures represented here.
Whether you are a member of the current Charles Wright family looking to find information, a prospective student looking to see if Charles Wright is the place for you, or are a "net surfer" just passing by, you should find our web site full of a great deal of helpful information.
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SA Wright points to recent misconduct and falsifications of wiretap warrant applications by FBI agents (signed-off by the former FBI Director, Louis Freeh) to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Court.
Prior to September 11th, SA Wright alleged FBI intelligence agents lied and hid vital records from criminal agents for the purpose of obstructing his criminal investigation of the terrorists in order to protect their “subjects,” and prolong their intelligence operations.
SA Wright was stunned to learn recently that some of the FBI intelligence agents that had stalled and obstructed his criminal investigations of terrorists in Chicago had also lied to the judges of the FISA Court in Washington, DC.
www.judicialwatch.org /printer_2469.shtml   (556 words)

 Edward Byrne: "Time and Again: Charles Wright's 'Negative Blue: Selected Later Poems'"
Wright has acknowledged her possession of a prominent place in his regard for the pantheon of past poets.
Wright recognizes the intangible nature of "time," which may give life like sunlight, but which just as relentlessly as light moves forward and inevitably passes us by, leaving behind only lengthening shadows: "Time and light are the same thing somewhere behind our backs" ("Meditation on Form and Measure").
Wright's explorations of abstractions such as "time" and "God" are persuasive because they are almost always wrapped between lines containing some of the finest imagery in contemporary poetry.
www.valpo.edu /english/vpr/byrnereviewwright.html   (4223 words)

 disinformation | robert wright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Wright explores the possible future of humanity as a Superorganism, a controversial idea that has appeared in different forms as the Gaia hypothesis (James Lovelock, Lynn Margulis), Overmind (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Terence McKenna), and Global Brain (Howard Bloom).
This 'New Republic' article (February 14th, 2000) by Robert Wright critiques the 'digital-divide' fears and the broadband drive of New Media analysts: "When you combine video with interactivity and a potentially infinite number of channels, great things are bound to happen.
This 'Salon' magazine interview with Robert Wright (April 4th, 2000) by David Bowman covers his public feud with Stephen J. Gould, why the Khmer Rouge is doomed, and the evolutionary role of evil.
www.disinfo.com /archive/pages/dossier/id351/pg1   (1074 words)

 Falls the shadow by William Logan
Wright’s specialty is romantic vision (you suspect he’d see himself as a visionary, if he weren’t so modest and afflicted with doubt) —he finds the sublime in the unlikeliest places, and at his best makes you think such places are exactly where to look.
Wright is quick to invoke the “abyss,” to summon the “other world”—he settles for a beachcomber’s philosophizing with a swig of metaphysical sentiment.
Wright is one of our most talented poets; but he’s content to make bad jokes (“We come, we hang out, we disappear”—just what Caesar would have said, if he’d thought of it), to use poise and neon and glacier and Crayola as verbs (and insected as an adjective).
www.newcriterion.com /archive/20/jun02/logan.htm   (3664 words)

 Robert Wright, author of 'NonZero,' wrestles with philosopher Daniel Dennett and wins a point about the purpose of ...
Robert Wright, author of 'NonZero,' wrestles with philosopher Daniel Dennett and wins a point about the purpose of evolution.
When Charles Darwin unveiled his theory of natural selection, he said there was no inherent contradiction between it and religious belief.
Robert Wright, author of The Moral Animal and Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny, is a visiting fellow at Princeton University's Center for Human Values.
www.beliefnet.com /story/153/story_15340_1.html   (773 words)

The legendary Orville and Wilbur Wright, of Kitty Hawk N.C. fame, allegedly descend from the Wright family that this study concentrates on, a descendant of Edward Wright of Somerset.
Edward WRIGHT was Planter and Surveyor in Somerset and Dorchester Counties.
Solomon Wright of Queen Annes was a member of the Md Constitutional Convention and a judge on the MD court of appeals in 1778.
www.goldenlyon.com /wright.html   (5033 words)

 The Case for Charles, by the Rev. Canon J. Robert Wright
Charles could have avoided martyrdom if he had agreed to give up his witness to the catholic faith and order that is an essential ingredient of classical Anglicanism, in particular if he had agreed to settle for a church without bishops.
My point is that the team representing the Episcopal Church stood for episcopacy then as did Charles in his day, made its witness for the same Gospel to which the doctrines of apostolic succession and historic episcopate are generally understood to attest.
Charles stood ready, as the Scripture says, always to give account to anyone who asks a reason for the hope that is within.
anglicansociety.org /kcharlesmart.html   (1296 words)

 TDAN Colonna Wright - Customer Centric Databases
Robert J. Colonna is President of Innovative Systems Inc. He was the principal designer of ISI’s matching software, which has become the internationally recognized standard in name/address matching.
Charles D. Wright, Senior Project Manager of Innovative Systems, has over 25 years experience in systems management in varied industries.
Wright has an in-depth understanding of the key warehousing issues associated with incremental development, staging, validation, and rollout.
www.tdan.com /i012hy03.htm   (1275 words)

 Robert Charles Wright -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Robert Charles Wright ('Bob') (born 1943) is a (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776) U.S. television businessman.
In addition, Bob Wright served as Vice Chairman of GE (General Electric -
Heavy lacrosse fan with son an All American in lacrosse at Princeton.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ro/robert_charles_wright.htm   (128 words)

 Kumbaya Watch on The Nation on National Review Online
The desire for retribution, he says, has been revealed by Darwinian theory to be nothing more than an evolutionary adaptation, useful only insofar as it serves as a deterrent for future lawless acts.
Wright, anticipating criticism, also gets in some digs at "people who consider themselves Christians" yet push for retributive justice.
Having dumped 3,000 years of moral philosophy into a Darwinian dustbin, offering a facile gloss on the Christian tradition is just part of a day's work for Robert Wright, deep thinker.
www.nationalreview.com /nr_comment/nr_comment092101.shtml   (222 words)

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Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer
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 Obituaries for Aug. 6, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Funeral services for Lula Marie Peeler Wright were 11 a.m.
Wright, 80, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004 in National Health Care in Dickson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Robert Wright; and son, Nicky Charles Wright.
www.dicksonherald.com /news/stories/20040806/obits.shtml   (444 words)

 Bush's Anti-Logic Shield, Part 2 By Robert Wright
More pedantry: Lest readers impute liberal bias to this column, let me briefly critique the logic of someone who is not, to my knowledge, a conservative Republican—namely, the editor of this journal, Michael Kinsley.
I will wisely refrain from taking sides in this debate between two esteemed and influential colleagues (except to note that Mike is right and Charles is wrong), but I would like to scrutinize one sentence in Kinsley's column.
Robert Wright, a visiting fellow at Princeton University's Center for Human Values and a senior fellow at the New America Foundation, runs the Web site meaningoflife.tv and is the author of The Moral Animal and Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny.
www.slate.com /id/110416   (1463 words)

 Frank Lloyd Wright Bibliography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A volume of photographs, called 'the Sonderheft' (after the ongoing Wasmuth series on contemporary architecture, "Architecture of the Twentieth Century", of which it was a member) in Wright's letters, and sometimes called 'the little Wasmuth' by later commentators (as opposed to the large folios of the 'Wasmuth portfolio').
The other is the American edition (141 pages, 193 illustrations, ultimately 163 halftone pictures): it is a modifed version with extra pictures which Wright felt met his standards; it is confusingly titled "Frank Lloyd Wright: Ausgefuhrte Bauten" (the original German title, even though it is the American edition).
Two essays (R. Mallet-Stevens, "Frank Lloyd Wright and the New Architecture", and Erich Mendelsohn, "Frank Lloyd Wright") included in the original edition (and some later ones) are not in English (French and German respectively), but are provided in translation in the most recent edition [Gramercy, 1994].
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 Encyclopedia: Robert Charles Wright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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In addition, Bob Wright served as Vice Chairman of GE (General Electric - the owner of NBC) from 1990's to the present (2005).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Robert-Charles-Wright   (241 words)

 General Electric   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1879 Elihu Thomson and E. Houston formed the rival Thomson-Houston Company.
It merged with various companies and was later led by Charles A. Coffin, a former shoe manufacturer from Lynn, Massachusetts.
Mergers with competitors and the patent rights owned by each company put them into dominant positions in the electrical industry.
hallencyclopedia.com /General_Electric   (1031 words)

 Amazon.com: The World of the Ten Thousand Things : Poems 1980-1990: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Wright's gift for verbal music, his ability to evoke sensory experience and a boldness of metaphorical reference get the juices flowing.
A Short History of the Shadow: Poems by Charles Wright
When Wright succeeds, though, he does so more brilliantly than any other contemporary poet I know of.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0374523266?v=glance   (1065 words)

 Robert Christgau: CG: Artist 4208   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Express Yourself: The Best of Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band [Warner Archives, 1993] A-
Funk so loose and home-fried it's a miracle it ever got on the radio, most of this sounds like it was recorded by teenagers in a rec room somewhere near Crenshaw Boulevard in 1971, except that the Otis-style croaker up top is too old--somebody's uncle, maybe he financed the instruments.
But if you'll settle for unfettered creativity, soul culture that doesn't yet fear present or future, pick almost anything.
www.robertchristgau.com /get_artist.php?id=4208&name=Charles+Wright   (144 words)

 Is Israel's Present America's Future? By Robert Wright
If terrorist bombings indeed abate after the current incursion, prepare yourself for the inevitable Charles Krauthammer column touting the success of Sharon's iron-fist policy.
It's a natural sequel to Krauthammer's column belittling the significance of the "Arab Street" after the Street failed to boil over and depose any Arab regimes in the wake of the Afghanistan war.
If that is your ambition, Ariel Sharon is a fine role model.
www.slate.com /?id=2064073   (1847 words)

 Charles Wright: Meridian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Charles Wright's latest collection, Black Zodiac (FSG, 1997), is a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
Poetry by Erin Belieu, Linda Bierds, William Kloefkorn, Yusef Komunyakaa, David Lee, Walter McDonald, Jane Mead, Alberto Rios, Alan Shapiro, and Charles Wright.
Express Yourself: Best of Charles Wright — Audio CD Express Yourself: Best of Charles Wright — Audio Cassette
www.poems.com /meridwri.htm   (219 words)

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 Vanderbilt News:Poetry book focusing on religion and values wins prestigious award
This is an enormous honor in the poetry world.
We always knew here that Mark was in the honor roll; now the rest of the world knows it too.
Vanderbilt University is a private research university of approximately 5,900 undergraduates and 4,300 graduate and professional students.
www.vanderbilt.edu /News/news/oct98/nr12.html   (614 words)

 Robert ADOLPHUS WRIGHT/ANN W TUTON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Name: CHARLES Robert WRIGHT Born: 1853 at:,DEWITT CO,TX Married: at: Died: 22 MAY 1886 at: AUSTIN,TRAVIS CO,TX Spouses:
Name: MARCUS W WRIGHT Born: JAN 1865 at:,,TX Married: at: Died: 1934 at: ALTUS,JACKSON CO,OK Spouses: JOSEPHINE BALLEW
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 Bleeding Edge
Would you believe Google has plans for 300 super data centres - 5000 Opteron processors and 3.5 petabytes of disk storage crammed into a shipping container - connected to the company's dark fibre, and placed at 300 Internet peering points around the world?
As Robert X. Cringely puts it, the results would be profound:
Replicating that Victoria's Secret lingerie show that took down Broadcast.com years ago would be a non-event for Google.
www.bleedingedge.com.au   (2952 words)

 Centre College: English Department: Distinguished Visitors at Centre College
Each year the English program hosts several guest readers or speakers.
Past visitors have included poet Robert Pinsky (right) and Southern fiction-writer Lee Smith pictured below.
In fall 2005 the tradition of powerhouse guest speakers will continue when poet Jay Wright, winner of the 2005 Bollingen prize for American Poetry, comes to campus to read from his work and meet with students, followed by Edward P. Jones, winner of the 2004 Pulitzer prize for fiction for his novel, The Known World.
web.centre.edu /eng/dvisitors.html   (90 words)

 Read Calls for Papers: American Writing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
We've published work from Stuart Dybek, Sidney Wade, William Logan, C. Dale Young and others.
We've interviewed leading American writers such as Charles Wright, Robert Pinsky, Richard Bausch, and Eric Pankey.
For submission guidelines visit our website at: www.metroreview.com Submissions should be sent to the address below.
eserver.org /calls/item/33535   (103 words)

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