Anderson, Jack

Anderson, Jack

(Jackson Northman Anderson), 1922–2005, American newspaper columnist, b. Long Beach, Calif. After serving as a Mormon missionary (1941–44) and a term as a war correspondent during 1945, he was hired by Drew PearsonPearson, Drew,
1897–1969, American journalist and radio commentator, b. Evanston, Ill. He traveled around the world as a correspondent before joining the Baltimore Sun in 1926.
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 for the staff of his column, "Washington Merry-Go-Round." Anderson and Pearson later collaborated on The Case against Congress (1969). Anderson took over the column after Pearson's death in 1969 and retired from writing it in 2004. Controversial because of his unorthodox methods of obtaining news stories, Anderson nonetheless uncovered vital information, including facts about the Watergate affairWatergate affair,
in U.S. history, series of scandals involving the administration of President Richard M. Nixon; more specifically, the burglarizing of the Democratic party national headquarters in the Watergate apartment complex in Washington, D.C.
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. His reporting on the secret relations between the United States and Pakistan in its war with India won the 1972 Pulitzer Prize. He also revealed information on the Iran-contra affairIran-contra affair,
in U.S. history, secret arrangement in the 1980s to provide funds to the Nicaraguan contra rebels from profits gained by selling arms to Iran. The Iran-contra affair was the product of two separate initiatives during the administration of President Ronald
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 during the Reagan administration. Anderson interviewed an enormous range of 20th-century figures; his later reporting is considered more moderate than his earlier work.

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See his memoir, Confessions of a Muckraker (1979).

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Edmund's section of the draw was blown wide open on day one by defeats for seeds Anderson, Jack Sock, Lucas Pouille and Philipp Kohlschreiber, and it is a golden opportunity for one of the players remaining to reach a grand slam quarter-final.
Edmund's section of the draw was blown wide open on day one with defeats for seeds Anderson, Jack Sock, Lucas Pouille and Philipp Kohlschreiber paving the way clear to a Grand Slam quarter-final.
With tries from full-back Lee Jay, Jake Anderson, Jack Hillary and Aston Turner, and accurate goal-kicking from Ryan Crossley and Tyler Hepple, Storm led 24-10 at the interval.
Turnovers: 20 (Garnett 4, Williams 4, Bogdanovic 2, Johnson 2, Plumlee 2, Teletovic 2, Anderson, Jack, Jordan, Karasev).
Pick your subs and manager too - choose from Stan Anderson, Jack Charlton, Bruce Rioch, Bryan Robson, Gordon Strachan and Gareth Southgate - then show your mates and cringe as they point out you have failed to include Souness Remember, it's just for fun but if you want to send yours in I'll go through them and see who the most popular picks are.
It was one-way traffic from there on in as Caleb Anderson, Jack Ward and Jankowski again all crossed to put a serious gloss on the scoreline.
Councilors Mike Anderson, Jack Gradle, William McCoy and Jean McKittrick joined Mayor Bob Hooker in support of the public reprimand.
Up-and-coming stars Jamel Anderson, Jack Thompson and Lukas Volkis were all in Newcastle for trials yesterday while the Eagles are also hopeful of landing 19-yearold former France under-16 international Jay Emanuely.
Though the likes of Adam Hammill, Paul Anderson, Jack Hobbs and Robbie Threlfall have all found their respective levels within the professional game, none were considered good enough for Liverpool's.
Benitez has now raised around pounds 41-million this summer with the sales of Alonso, Alvaro Arbeloa, Paul Anderson, Jack Hobbs and Sebastian Leto, His only other summer signing has been England full-back Glen Johnson for pounds 17million, but much of that fee was reduced because of the cash Portsmouth still owed Liverpool for the Peter Crouch deal.
Earlier this year Cypress added three additional directors, Jon McGarity, Jean-Pierre Millon, and Daniel Petree, to its then three existing directors, Sam Anderson, Jack Vaughn, and Dr.
Michael Hepplewhite (2), Gary Robinson, Stuart Anderson, Jack Docherty and Brett Spencelayh netted for Westwood in their 6-6 draw at South Moor Sports, who won the resulting penalty shoot-out.