from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Schlesinger, Arthur Meier 1888-1965. American historian whose works include The Rise of the City (1933). His son Arthur Meier, Jr. (1917-2007), also a historian, was an adviser to President John F. Kennedy, whose administration is chronicled in A Thousand Days (1965).
- Schlesinger, John Richard 1926-2003. British director whose works include the motion pictures Far From the Madding Crowd (1967) and Midnight Cowboy (1969), which both won Academy Awards.
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- n. United States historian and advisor to President Kennedy (born in 1917)
- n. United States historian (1888-1965)
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Adam Schlesinger is in the bands Fountains Of Wayne and Ivy.
Good discussion of these matters in Schlesinger’s book Rbt Kennedy and His Times, still the best book on Bobby ever written.
The Journal-Inquirer’s take on the story is a little more interesting than the other papers’: they call Schlesinger a “blackjack addict with a $50,000 debt.”
The correspondence in Schlesinger’s papers includes letters from nearly every significant figure in American politics, as well as many prominent scholars, thinkers, writers, and artists.
Stefan's post on McGavick endorsing Lieberman noted polling that clearly indicates Schlesinger is a non-factor, even in a three-way race with Lieberman and Ned Lamont, and that's being polite [Note to readers: I'll post other polls on this race as they become available.
Building (originally known as the Schlesinger & Mayer Store).
Perhaps, in other words, we ought to be recalling Schlesinger's advice, and asking whether we indeed need this "sacred constitutional principle," or whether we are better of with more ad hoc and finely tuned devices to manage the flow of information between the President and Congress.
Finally, recall the Schlesinger Report's finding that somehow, by hook or by crook, the Rumsfeld-approved directives from GTMO, which the Pentagon had ostensibly reneged in January 2003 when Mora threatened to draw attention to the matter, later "circulated" freely to Afghanistan and then to Iraq.
And three other pieces: two of the cricket-balls print possibly called Schlesinger?
Lamont asked Leigh-Pemberton to call Schlesinger immediately, overruling Leigh-Pemberton's concern that the punctilious Bundesbanker did not like to have his dinner interrupted ...