American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Stimson, Henry Lewis 1867-1950. American public official who served as U.S. secretary of state (1929-1933) and as secretary of war (1940-1945) during World War II. He was the chief adviser on atomic weaponry to Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman.
“One answer is simple racism, particularly evident in Stimson's attitudes.”
“Mr. Stimson, senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation, was a deputy assistant secretary for detainee affairs at the Defense Department.”
“Once you start mucking about with a river, it can cause all sorts of problems," says Richard Cronin , a Vietnam War veteran and an expert on the environmental challenges facing the Mekong river system who now heads the Southeast Asia program at the Washington-based Stimson Center.”
“Mark Stimson is clearly not one of these softies who thinks positivity can transform a club's fortunes.”
“Stimson's Mr. Miller said his mills couldn't break even sawing logs at those prices.”
“On the up side, Stimson enjoys thriving Asian demand for raw timber from its forests.”
“Stimson Lumber Co., another Oregon producer, has cut 100 jobs from three plants in Tillamook and Forest Grove, Ore., said Stimson Chief Executive Andrew Miller .”
“A bitter Stimson, and practically every senior American officer except for Donovan, saw it as a wasteful diversion of forces to a strategic sideshow, just to keep Americans “entertained,” as Marshall later put it.”
“Stimson told him to butt out; the War Department already had its own route for the Alaska road project.”
“Even the normally reserved Stimson noted in his diary that the colonel “told a very interesting story.””
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