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  Walter Williams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Williams is a champion of Black education, frequently indicting the educational systems of inner city schools for perpetuating, in his words, a fraud against African-American students and families by lowered standards.
Williams is also an outspoken critic of the minimum wage and affirmative action, believing that both practices are detrimental to fls.
Williams especially emphasizes his belief that racism and the legacy of slavery in the United States are overemphasized as problems faced by the fl community and do not adequately explain the situation fls face today.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Walter_Williams   (432 words)

 The Novels of Charles Williams by Glen Cavaliero
But where Williams differs from writers such as these is in his portrayal of a world of supernatural moral law governing the interaction between two levels of states of being.
Williams differs markedly from most writers on the supernatural in portraying it not so much as something hostile or invasive (though it can seem so, even become so, to those of his characters who deny its reality) as being the true reality to which everything belongs.
Williams is unusual in his ability to effect this combination of visionary awe with dynamic drama.
homepages.pavilion.co.uk /users/tartarus/williams.html   (2234 words)

 Walteray Wiliams Jr. Unoffical Website
Walter Ray just won his 5th bowler of the year award and his 3rd in a row.
Walter Ray has been ranked number 1 in the world for the past 84 tournaments he has been in.
There is a picture page of Walter Ray, A title's page which list all of his titles and were they were won, and other links.
www.mounet.com /~punchbug/walteray.htm   (608 words)

 Environment & Climate News: Exclusive interview with Walter E. Williams (February 2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Walter E. Williams is chairman of the economics department at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, where he is the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics.
Williams: There's no justice whatsoever, and there are several places where jobs were going to be located in areas where fl Americans could seek employment and EPA has put those companies through a lot of hoops.
Williams: From what I know, I would surely say that the Great Depression--which was actually caused by government--was perhaps the beginning of this; when people feared losing their homes, losing jobs.
www.heartland.org /archives/environment/feb00/williams.htm   (2212 words)

 Walter Williams
Williams launched a successful commercial directing career with the "Pizza Head" character he created for a national Pizza Hut TV campaign.
The system has also allowed Williams to create work that would ordinarily be impossible without much higher budgets--from segments for ABC's "Into the Night," -- to projects closer to his heart, such as programs for the National Audubon Society, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and his recent PBS documentary.
Williams is currently filming interviews for the final three segments of his New Orleans chronicle.
www.mrbill.com /wwbio.html   (654 words)

 The Walter Williams Interview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Walter Williams: Well, I don't know how well qualified I am, but one of the key things we can do for economic growth in our country, even if we're not just coming out of a mild recession, is to do things that reduce the cost of capital formation and give people incentive to take risk.
Walter Williams: Not that they were for apartheid, but it's not surprising to me that some fls would say they were better off under apartheid.
Walter Williams: They help some steel workers keep their jobs, but it turns out to be a losing proposition on balance.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/821862/posts   (3109 words)

 Williams Family from Evansville, Indiana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Walter will be buried with Marie Louise, his wife of over 70 years who died in October of 2002, at Camellia Memorial Lawn in Rancho Cordova according to his wishes and in view of the Sierra Nevada mountains he loved.
Walter had the privilege of witnessing most of a century pass and probably the most interesting century ever in human history.
Walter Williams and Marie Bollinger Williams lived into their 90s and lived in Rancho Cordova, CA.
home.comcast.net /%7ewilliams.h   (510 words)

 WorldNetDaily News Archives: Walter Williams
Wednesday, August 04, 2004 by Walter Williams -- During the first Reagan administration, I participated in a number of press conferences on either a book or article I'd written or as a panelist in a discussion of White House public policy.
Wednesday, July 21, 2004 by Walter Williams -- Let's start out by not quibbling with America's socialists' false claim that health-care service is a human right that people should have regardless of whether they can pay for it or not and that it should be free.
Walter E. Williams is the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.
www.wnd.com /news/archives.asp?AUTHOR_ID=18&PAGE=7   (461 words)

 Delos 53: Intervista con Walter Jon Williams
Walter Jon Williams: Francamente non ho mai pensato che Metropolitan potesse essere qualcosa di più di un romanzo a se stante, ma quando l'ho terminato ho compreso che avevo ancora molto da dire in proposito.
Walter Jon Williams: Sono sempre molto felice quando vengo paragonato ai maestri della fs, e Roger Zelazny è stato uno di essi.
Walter Jon Williams: Al momento vedo almeno due possibilità.
www.delos.fantascienza.com /delos53/williams-intervista.html   (1622 words)

 Walter Williams addresses issues of race
Walter Williams brought the issues of race and discrimination to the forefront of discussion at Xavier last Tuesday.
Williams’ focus on education was the topic of much discussion during the question and answer portion.
Williams’ discussion was sponsored by the Xavier College Republicans, as well as private donors.
www.xu.edu /newswire/editions/040331/news-race.htm   (437 words)

 Walter Jon Williams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Walter Jon Williams (born 15 October 1953) is an American writer, primarily of science fiction.
Many of his novels have a distinct cyberpunk feel to them, notably Hardwired (also an homage to Roger Zelazny's novel Damnation Alley) and Voice of the Whirlwind.
The Rift (1999), as by Walter J. Williams
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Walter_Jon_Williams   (260 words)

 WorldNetDaily News Archives: Walter Williams
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 by Walter Williams -- President Bush informed the nation, during a press conference, that he might seek to use the U.S. military to quarantine parts of the nation should there be a serious outbreak of the deadly avian flu that has killed millions of chickens and 60-s...
Wednesday, October 12, 2005 by Walter Williams -- Bill Bennett, former secretary of education and drug czar, now host of the "Morning in America" talk-radio show, caused quite a stir and hand-wringing in his response to a caller.
Wednesday, October 05, 2005 by Walter Williams -- President Bush, in his post-Hurricane Katrina address to the nation, said, "And to the extent that the federal government didn't fully do its job right, I take responsibility." Accepting the blame for the federal response is one thing, but I...
www.wnd.com /news/archives.asp?AUTHOR_ID=18   (522 words)

 Human Events: Thank you, Walter Williams
It was truly a blessing to have met you all within my first year in Washington and to realize you had the same humble beginnings and the same intellectual growth as I have had.
In the 1950s, an era when the highway was dotted with "Impeach Earl Warren" signs, Dr. Williams was on a bus on his way to Fort Stewart a short distance from where we farmed in Liberty County.
But just knowing this about Dr. Williams, in the words of Thomas Sowell: It should not be surprising he did not conform to the racial orthodoxy of the '60s.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3827/is_200310/ai_n9328180   (1158 words)

 NASA - Dryden Flight Research Center - News Room: News Releases: NASA Pioneer Walter C. Williams Dies
Walter C. Williams, a NASA pioneer whose career spanned more than a half century at the leading edge of developments in air and space, died in his sleep on Oct. 7 at age 76.
Williams was the first director of what later became the Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., and later served as NASA's Chief Engineer at Headquarters in Washington, DC.
Williams served as Director of Operations for the Project and supervised all of the Mercury missions.
www.nasa.gov /lb/centers/dryden/news/NewsReleases/1995/95-30.html   (936 words)

 Roasting Walter Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
I first met Walter Williams back in 1969, when I was teaching summer school at UCLA and he was a student working toward his Ph.D. in economics there.
The very reason Walter Williams dropped by my office that summer was that someone had told him that there was another fl man who was expressing the same kinds of ideas that he had been expressing before I got there.
Walter was as undaunted by apartheid in South Africa as he was by lockstep racial rhetoric in the United States.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/985429/posts   (2118 words)

 The PRC Fund Board of Directors Walter Williams
Walter Williams is the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics and Chairman of the Economics Department at George Mason University.
Dr. Williams writes a weekly syndicated column which is carried by approximately 160 newspapers and was a regular commentator for "Nightly Business Report." He is also an occasional substitute host for the "Rush Limbaugh" show.
Dr. Williams was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and holds a B.A. degree in economics from California State University and M.A. and PhD degree in economics from UCLA.
www.prcfund.org /PRCBoard/PRCBoardWilliams.html   (315 words)

 Grove City College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Williams is the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. He served as department chairman from 1995 to 2001.
Born in Philadelphia, Williams holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from California State University – Los Angeles, and master’s and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Williams has received numerous fellowships and awards including the Hoover Institution National Fellowship, a Ford Foundation Fellowship, the Valley Forge Freedoms Foundation George Washington Medal of Honor, the Adam Smith Award, the California State University Distinguished Alumnus Award, the George Mason University Faculty Member of the Year award, and the Alpha Kappa Psi Award.
www.gcc.edu /news/biographies/williams/default.htm   (353 words)

 Walter E. Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Williams, a member of four of President Reagan’s advisory and transition teams, opens the first of six lectures in the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs Major Issues Lecture Series.
Williams is the author of the recent book, The State Against Blacks, published by McGraw Hill in 1982, which has been made into a television documentary.
Williams serves on numerous advisory boards including the American Enterprise Institute, Young Americans for Freedom, the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs, ant the National Tax Limitation Committee.
www.ashbrook.org /events/lecture/1983/williams.html   (311 words)

 IDS: A tribute to Walter Williams (Opinion, 02/06/2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
I first became acquainted with Walter Williams through my father, who listened to Williams on the radio when he was a substitute host for the Rush Limbaugh Show.
Walter Williams is John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University in Virginia.
Williams has spent much of his life defending personal liberty and the principles set forth in the U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence.
www.idsnews.com /story.php?id=8146   (544 words)

 Who’s Running the Right?
William E. Simon is a central figure of the think tank syndicate and was one of the premier corporate raiders of the 1980s, making, according to the Los Angeles Times, tens of millions of dollars by taking over and asset stripping such companies as Anchor Hocking Glass and the Simplicity clothing pattern company.
Board members Walter Williams, Linda Chavez, Adam Myerson (a vice-president of Heritage Foundation), and Robert Woodson are promoted as free-market/personal responsibility experts in various fields.
Williams, an economist at George Mason university, is one of a tiny cadre of African-American supply-side laissez-faireists sprinkled throughout the think tank apparatus.
zena.secureforum.com /Znet/zmag/articles/sept96McGrath.htm   (1457 words)

 NASA - NASA Dryden Director's Biographies - Walter C. Williams
Walter Williams was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in aeronautical engineering from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in 1939.
Williams had been prominent in program participation and was Chairman of the Flight Testing Session, IAS in 1958 and Session Chairman of the Conference on the Progress of the X-15 Project in 1959.
Williams was married to the former Helen Manning of New Orleans.
www.nasa.gov /centers/dryden/news/Biographies/Directors/williams.html   (650 words)

 Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Walter E. Williams holds a B.A. in economics from California State University, Los Angeles, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from UCLA.
Williams has served on the faculty of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, as John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics, since 1980; from 1995 to 2001, he served as department chairman.
Williams has received numerous fellowships and awards including: Hoover Institution National Fellow, Ford Foundation Fellow, Valley Forge Freedoms Foundation George Washington Medal of Honor, Veterans of Foreign Wars U.S. News Media Award, Adam Smith Award, California State University Distinguished Alumnus Award, George Mason University Faculty Member of the Year, and Alpha Kappa Psi Award.
www.theadvocates.org /celebrities/walter-williams.html   (618 words)

 Walter Williams
Walter talked his wife into letting him get an Amiga 1000 by telling her he was going to design a new character on it.
Williams likes the total video production package the Amiga provides because it allows him to also work on personal family type projects, which would never be even attempted if he had to go outside to do any part of the production.
Williams uses the PAR for this chore, which he plans to use as another video source with the Flyer.
www.mrbill.com /vtu.html   (2689 words)

 Economics at The Idea Channel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
William R. Allen is a Professor of Economics at UCLA, and host of the 'The Midnight Economist' radio series.
Walter Williams, John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University.
Walter Williams and Karen Vaughn suggest that because one amasses wealth by serving others, capitalism is potentially more "Christian" than the presumably more benevolent socialist systems.
www.ideachannel.com /Economics.htm   (2240 words)

 RESPECT FOR HIM OUTLIVED LAST BOY IN GRAY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
When 117-year-old Walter Williams, the final surviving Civil War veteran, died in Houston during the pre-dawn hours of Dec. 19, 1959, the last Boy in Gray crossed over rainbow bridge into the Valhalla of the Southern Confederacy.
Williams' second marriage lasted 64 years, and by the time he died he was a patriarch with more than 200 descendants.
Fortunately for Williams, the researchers at the state pension bureau were able to verify his claims.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /VA-news/VA-Pilot/issues/1995/vp951217/12150601.htm   (685 words)

 RAD Agency Presents: Walter Williams
Submitted as a parody of bad animation, he took the prize and, with creator Walter Williams, went on to spend five years at SNL, a period in which his role on the show grew to 10 appearances a season.
Bill's success, Williams has launched a successful commercial career with the "Pizza Head" character he invented for a national and ongoing Pizza Hut TV campaign.
William's next goal is to write and direct live-action feature comedies starting with the screenplay he's now finishing.
home.earthlink.net /~sarasohn/aboutww.html   (927 words)

 A Creed for My Profession: Walter Williams, Journalist to the World
This superb biography provides for the first time a candid look at the remarkable life of Walter Williams, the man who founded the world's first school of journalism and perhaps contributed more toward the promotion of professional journalism than any other person of his time.
Williams, the youngest of six children, was born in Boonville, Missouri, in 1864.
Williams inspired the confidence of his fellow journalists, and he carried his message to nearly every country in which newspapers were published.
www.umsystem.edu /upress/fall1998/farrar.htm   (380 words)

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