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  Robert Maxwell - Biography - Moviefone
Born Robert Joffe Maxwell around 1910, he'd started out as a writer of pulps in the 1930s and had joined National Periodicals (aka DC Comics) at the end of the decade, with the job of licensing the merchandising rights to the Superman character.
Maxwell went on to produce the Lassie series into the 1960s, ironically as kid-friendly a show as there was, as well as the series Cannonball, National Velvet, and Father of the Bride.
Maxwell passed away in 1971, and is best remembered for that first season of The Adventures of Superman and the television series Lassie, both perennial nostalgia favorites in the 21st century.
movies.aol.com /celebrity/robert-maxwell/101808/biography   (609 words)

  
  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Robert Maxwell
Ian Robert Maxwell (June 10, 1923 - November 5, 1991) was born in Solotvino[?] (then part of Czechoslovakia, now part of Ukraine), as Jan Ludvik Hoch.
Maxwell's business practices were often considered questionable, but he sued many of those who implied that he was dishonest, notably Private Eye magazine.
His sons, Kevin Maxwell[?] and Ian Maxwell[?], were acquitted of any involvement in the fraud.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ro/Robert_Maxwell   (241 words)

  
  Robert Maxwell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Maxwell was a prosecution witness in the obscenity case brought against the American novel Last Exit to Brooklyn in 1966.
Maxwell inveigled a not unwilling Mother Teresa into a fundraising scheme run by his newspaper group, and then, it seems (having got her to join him in some remarkable publicity photographs), he made off with the money." One such photograph is reproduced within the book.
Maxwell lost the money in the fl hole of his accounts and threatened the CIA with damaging disclosures (perhaps regarding the mentioned arms deals with the Ayatollahs, George Bush Senior's role in the October surprise conspiracy, The PROMIS defense software which was a Mossad Trojan and the deaths of people connected to the Iran/Contra inquiry).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_Maxwell   (2343 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Robert Maxwell
Ian Robert Maxwell MC (June 10, 1923 – November 5, 1991), British media proprietor, rose from poverty to build a large publishing empire, but it was revealed after his mysterious death that he had been stealing from staff pension funds on a massive scale to prop up his ailing empire.
Maxwell lost the money in the fl hole of his accounts and threatened the CIA with damaging disclosures (perhaps regarding the mentioned arms deals with the Ayatollahs, George Bush Senior's role in the October Surprise conspiracy, The PROMIS defence software which was a Mossad Trojan and the deaths of people connected to the Iran/Contra inquiry).
Robert Maxwell was a Mossad spy by Gordon Thomas and Martin Dillon, The Daily Mirror, December 2, 2002.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Robert-Maxwell   (4789 words)

  
 Robert Maxwell
Ian Robert Maxwell (June 10, 1923 - November 5, 1991) was born in Solotvino[?] (then part of Czechoslovakia, now part of Ukraine), as Jan Ludvik Hoch.
Maxwell's business practices were often considered questionable, but he sued many of those who implied that he was dishonest, notably Private Eye magazine.
His sons, Kevin Maxwell[?] and Ian Maxwell[?], were acquitted of any involvement in the fraud.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ro/Robert_Maxwell.html   (216 words)

  
 Biography of Robert A. Maxwell
Robert A. Maxwell, superintendent of the Insurance Department, was born in Washington county, N. in 1838.
Maxwell was appointed one of its trustees in 1878.
Maxwell was moved and seconded by Republican senators (the Senate being Republican by a large majority), who dwelt at length in their speeches upon his abilities, fitness and integrity for so responsible an office.
history.rays-place.com /bios/ny-genesee/maxwell-ra.htm   (1045 words)

  
 Robert Maxwell Summary
Maxwell was a prosecution witness in the obscenity case brought against the American novel Last Exit to Brooklyn in 1966.
Maxwell inveigled a not unwilling Mother Teresa into a fundraising scheme run by his newspaper group, and then, it seems (having got her to join him in some remarkable publicity photographs), he made off with the money." One such photograph is reproduced within the book.
Maxwell lost the money in the fl hole of his accounts and threatened the CIA with damaging disclosures (perhaps regarding the mentioned arms deals with the Ayatollahs, George Bush Senior's role in the October surprise conspiracy, The PROMIS defence software which was a Mossad Trojan and the deaths of people connected to the Iran/Contra inquiry).
www.bookrags.com /Robert_Maxwell   (3238 words)

  
 Robert Maxwell at AllExperts
Maxwell was a prosecution witness in the obscenity case brought against the American novel Last Exit to Brooklyn in 1966.
Maxwell inveigled a not unwilling Mother Teresa into a fundraising scheme run by his newspaper group, and then, it seems (having got her to join him in some remarkable publicity photographs), he made off with the money." One such photograph is reproduced within the book.
Maxwell lost the money in the fl hole of his accounts and threatened the CIA with damaging disclosures (perhaps regarding the mentioned arms deals with the Ayatollahs, George Bush Senior's role in the October surprise conspiracy, The PROMIS defence software which was a Mossad Trojan and the deaths of people connected to the Iran/Contra inquiry).
en.allexperts.com /e/r/ro/robert_maxwell.htm   (2354 words)

  
 Robert Maxwell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Ian Robert Maxwell (June 10, 1923 - November 5, 1991) was born in Solotvino (then part of Czechoslovakia, now part of Ukraine), as Jan Ludvik Hoch.
Maxwell's business practices were often considered questionable, but he sued many of those who implied that he was dishonest, notably Private Eye magazine.
In 1971, a Department of Trade and Industry report stated that Maxwell was 'not in our opinion a person who can be relied on to exercise proper stewardship of a public company.' He drowned under mysterious circumstances, apparently falling into the sea from his yacht moored off the Canary Islands.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Robert_Maxwell.html   (344 words)

  
 Robert Maxwell
Maxwell was an innovator, refusing to accept the conventional view of the harp.
Maxwell recorded several LPs for Kapp under the name of the Fortune Tellers that featured the trio lineup (not the monkey one) that performed the piece on the show.
Maxwell had more serious aspirations in music, and in 1961, he composed and conducted a sanctimonious suite entitled, "The Broadcaster," to commemorate the dedication of the unveiling of a statue with the same name in front of a new building for radio station WTIC in Hartford, Connecticut.
www.spaceagepop.com /maxwell.htm   (559 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Robert Maxwell, Israel's Superspy: The Life and Murder of the Media Mogul: Books: Gordon Thomas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Maxwell had connections with Israels Mossad and he did have many high level contacts in Israel and he was involved in dubious behavior with the Russians but this book goes one step to far and simply creates relationships that did not exist.
Maxwell is a kind of super "sayanim," and the book to some degree is an exposé of the extent to which these volunteers-for-Israel around the world do damage to their host countries.
Robert Maxwell was surely one of the 20th century's most interesting rogues, and both his life and death contain many mysteries.
www.amazon.ca /Robert-Maxwell-Israels-Superspy-Murder/dp/0786710780   (2389 words)

  
 A Match for Robert Maxwell - New York Times
THE fate of Robert Maxwell was the stuff of Greek tragedy: a man who built an immense empire from nothing and who straddled the world cloaked in hubris until his still mysterious, lonely death brought the entire, megalomaniacal edifice crashing down in ruins.
Maxwell's book, "A Mind of My Own," however, is written from a strange compound of loyalty and pent-up resentment, as she surveys this potentate's rise and fall through the prism of her marriage.
Maxwell was quite as proud and headstrong as her husband, determined to keep up appearances and do her marital duty.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=990CE6D81139F932A35752C0A963958260   (649 words)

  
 Robert Maxwell
I came to know Robert Maxwell, war hero, politician, media baron and crook, in the later 1970’s and early 80’s, thanks to his thoroughly dubious connections with Eastern European dictators.
Maxwell had once been a heavy cigar smoker, but had given up the habit on medical advice and had never touched another.
Maxwell was a brute, a bully, a crook and a shameless flatterer of other crooks.
www.cix.co.uk /~klockstone/maxwell.htm   (1498 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Business | Robert Maxwell: A profile
In seeking to explain Robert Maxwell's actions in later life, many commentators point to the extreme poverty and deprivation of his childhood.
Robert Maxwell was born Jan Ludvik Hoch in Slatinske Doly in the Carpathian mountains, an area of extreme poverty, in Czechslovakia on 10 June, 1923.
Maxwell had long hoped he would be able to take over a national newspaper, but had twice lost out to Rupert Murdoch, who succeeded in taking over the Sun and the News of the World.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/business/1249739.stm   (722 words)

  
 Maxwell Football Club - Robert "Tiny" Mawell
Three months later, rules were changed to double the yardage required for a first down from five to ten, reduce playing time from seventy minutes to sixty minutes, add restrictions against roughing, establish a neutral zone on the line of scrimmage the length of the football, and to legalize the forward pass.
Maxwell also became one of the rare players to make the leap from field to press box.
In 1937, The Robert W. Maxwell Memorial Football Club was founded in Philadelphia by Maxwell's friend, Bert Bell, to present awards in his name and to promote football safety.
www.maxwellfootballclub.org /content/awards/maxwell/bio_maxwell.htm   (638 words)

  
 In Memory of Robert Maxwell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
General Robert Maxwell, 45, the appointed Sheriff of Washington District (which included Greenville, Anderson, Pickens and Oconee counties) was shot and killed from ambush on November 10, 1797, while on his way to court.
General Maxwell became the first law enforcement officer killed in the history of Greenville County and in the State of South Carolina and one of the first killed in the history of the United States.
On November 10, 1797, Sheriff Maxwell was riding his horse to the Washington District Court in Pickensville when he was ambushed as he attempted to cross the Saluda River (near where the Piedmont Mill Dam was later built).
www.scfop.org /heroesi.asp?kodid=51   (383 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Maxwell's body found in sea
Robert Maxwell, the flamboyant head of one of the world's biggest media empires, was discovered dead in the sea yesterday after disappearing from his yacht off the Canary Islands.
But, he said, Mr Maxwell's body was found by a fishing boat floating 19 to 20 miles from Gando on the other side of the neighbouring island of Gran Canaria - more than 100 miles from the obvious route between the points of departure and arrival.
Mr Maxwell's son Ian faced the cameras outside the offices of the Mirror Group last night to say that the sadness of his father's death would touch not only his family, but also the 15,000 to 20,000 employees, and the shareholders of the company which had lost "its publisher, its chairman, and its saviour".
www.guardian.co.uk /fromthearchive/story/0,12269,1078193,00.html   (973 words)

  
 Robert Maxwell
Ian Robert Maxwell MC (June 10, 1923–November 5, 1991) was a Czechoslovakian born British media proprietor and formerly Member of Parliament (MP), who rose from poverty to build an extensive publishing business.
Robert Maxwell was born Ján Ludvík Hoch in the small town of Slatinské Dôly, Carpathian Ruthenia, the; easternmost province of prewar Czechoslovakia (now Velyky Bychkiv, Ukraine, 48° 14′24.0″N, 22° 58′12.00″E) into a poor Yiddish-speaking Jewish family.
Maxwell was also well known as the chairman of Oxford United Football Club, saving them from bankruptcy and leading them into the top flight of English football, winning the League Cup in 1986.
robert-maxwell.zdnet.co.za /zdnet/Robert_Maxwell   (3065 words)

  
 Robert Maxwell - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Maxwell was born Jan Ludvick Hoch to Jewish parents in...
Newspaper and magazine publishing in the United States was dominated in 1992 by personalities, sales to multinational corporations, and the lingering effects of the recession.
Ian Robert Maxwell MC (June 10, 1923 November 5, 1991), was a British media proprietor, who rose from poverty to build an extensive publishing business.
encarta.msn.com /Robert_Maxwell.html   (185 words)

  
 robert maxwell
Betty Maxwell was anxious we should not speak with Dr Ian West's widow, who had assisted her late husband in the autopsy on Robert Maxwell.
Maxwell did not raise the alarm because he had been expecting a packet to be delivered secretly to him on the yacht shortly before dawn that November night, the book claims.
Maxwell was buried on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem in a ceremony attended by Israel’s leading statesmen.
www.gnosticliberationfront.com /robert_maxwell_mossad.htm   (8955 words)

  
 Free-TermPapers.com - Robert Maxwell
Robert Maxwell was used to keep a high image even during bad times, he depended on bankers and high society people to keep high credibility.
Maxwell lived a life of luxury dining on the finest foods, residing in the finest hotels, intermixing with the world’s royalty, famous and powerful, yet his personal etiquette were most of the time despicable to say the least.
Robert Maxwell was doing all sorts of illegal activities, however bankers and important officials were involved; they kept quiet and because of ignorance it resulted as big costly mistakes.
www.free-termpapers.com /tp/9/bmu261.shtml   (1351 words)

  
 Robert Maxwell (songwriter) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert Maxwell (born April 19, 1921) was a harpist and songwriter, who wrote the music for two well-known songs: "Ebb Tide" and "Shangri-La."
He went on to devising his own arrangements, and composed the two songs which gave him the biggest fame.
Another of his songs, "Solfeggio", performed by Maxwell's orchestra and the Ray Charles Singers, gained unexpected fame as the theme for the comedy skit called The Nairobi Trio.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_Maxwell_(songwriter)   (291 words)

  
 Robert Maxwell Biography - AOL Music
Harpist Robert Maxwell's popularity surpassed that of Harpo Marx (at least as a harpist), and for good reason.
Maxwell's list of radio-show credits, film appearances (probably all MGM), and television performances is extensive, as are his engagements in hotels and theaters.
Indeed, although classical and many other musical forms were in his repertoire, it was Maxwell's feel for pop tunes that quite naturally made him popular.
music.aol.com /artist/robert-maxwell/25287/biography   (364 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Robert Maxwell (Journalism And Publishing, Biography) - Encyclopedia
A 1969 financial scandal cost Maxwell control over Pergamon and his political career, but he went heavily into debt and repurchased Pergamon in 1974.
Maxwell's companies were forced to file for bankruptcy protection in Great Britain and the United States in 1992.
In 1995 Maxwell's sons Kevin and Ian and two former directors went on trial in one of Britain's largest fraud cases.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/M/MaxwellR.html   (366 words)

  
 British Publisher Robert Maxwell Was Mossad Spy New Claim On Tycoon's Mystery Death
Others think Maxwell took his own life amid increasing troubles in his business empire - after his death investigators discovered he had been secretly diverting millions of pounds from two of his companies and from employee pension funds in an effort to keep solvent.
The KGB chief wanted Maxwell to use the Lady Ghislaine, named after Maxwell's daughter, as a meeting place between the Russian plotters, Mossad chiefs and Israel's top politicians.
Kryuchkov told Maxwell that he would be seen as a saviour of all those Jews.
www.rense.com /general32/claim.htm   (1118 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Robert Maxwell: Photographs: Books: Robert Maxwell,Genevieve Field   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Robert Maxwell is one of the most exciting new photographers to have emerged on the savagely competitive scene of fashion and editorial photography.
But Maxwell is distinguished from his modernist forebears both aesthetically and by his unique approach to the medium: He utilizes the nineteenth-century glass wetplate technology known as the ambrotype-called the "fl art" of photography for its rich, dark and reflective surfaces.
The interview is about as significant as Maxwell's introductory quote that informs the reader he'd blind himself and forsake his art for his wife - and go "love her with everything he's got." Fortunately, the interview is short and the photographs that follow are brilliant.
www.amazon.com /Robert-Maxwell-Photographs/dp/1892041324   (1293 words)

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