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Walton

1. Ernest Thomas Sinton. 1903--95, Irish physicist. He succeeded in producing the first artificial transmutation of an atomic nucleus (1932) with Sir John Cockcroft, with whom he shared the Nobel prize for physics 1951
2. Izaak . 1593--1683, English writer, best known for The Compleat Angler (1653; enlarged 1676)
3. Sir William (Turner). 1902--83, English composer. His works include Façade (1923), a setting of satirical verses by Edith Sitwell, the Viola Concerto (1929), and the oratorio Belshazzar's Feast (1931)
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Walton graduates are CEOs of three Fortune 500 companies: C.
Peter Drier of Occidental College reported that through their private foundation, the Waltons have donated a cumulative total of at least $1 billion to school privatization.
The Waltons lasted for nine seasons from 1971-1981 and won an Emmy award for outstanding drama series.
They are the Walton family, including Helen, the 86-year-old widow of the late Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, and their four adult children, Alice, Sam, Jim, and the late John.
Her successor, Alice Wimborne, sending him to a specialist who restored his virility, earned the eternal gratitude of Walton's eventual wife, the formidable and enchanting Susana Gil Passo, Lady Walton - still irrepressibly with us, and an assiduous protagonist in this year's centenary celebrations.
TNN telecasts THE WALTONS on Mondays-Fridays (11:00-12:00 Noon, ET/PT and 12:00 Noon-1:00 PM, ET/PT).
The Waltons determination to stick together in the face of the Depression and Second World War made them a family role model held up by politicians and church groups.
The list notes that if Sam Walton, who died in 1992, were still alive, he'd be worth twice as much as Microsoft's Bill Gates, No: 1 on the list with $46 billion.
Scott Crook, owner of the store, said brothers Jim and Rob Walton are regular customers.
Consumer response to The Waltons DVDs has been tremendous," commented Rosemary Markson, WHV Vice President, TV Marketing.
The fourth season of this family-friendly series continues the Walton family's saga as they endure the hardships of the Great Depression and rely on their strong familial bonds.