Strauss, Robert

Strauss, Robert (Schwartz)

(1918–  ) lawyer, government official; born in Lockhart, Texas. After working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1941–45), he formed a profitable Dallas law firm. He served as Democratic Party chairman (1972–77), then was President Carter's Middle Eastern envoy in 1979 and campaign manager in 1980. Respected by Republicans, he served as ambassador to Russia (1991–92) to facilitate economic growth and encourage American investments.
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Drawing on Kirk's papers and diaries, which have only recently become available to the public, Birzer is able to show Kirk's ideas both in relation to other conservative thinkers of his time, such as Leo Strauss, Robert Nisbet, and Eric Voegelin, and in relation to literary writers, such as Flannery O'Connor, Ray Bradbury, and T.
His innings also capped one of the best first-innings displays for a couple of years after Bell followed Alastair Cook and Paul Collingwood to three figures - the first time England have had three first innings centurions since Andrew Strauss, Robert Key and Michael Vaughan achieved the feat against West Indies at Lord's in 2004.
His innings also capped one of the best first innings displays for a couple of years after Bell followed Alastair Cook and Paul Collingwood to three figures - the first time England have had three first innings centurions since Andrew Strauss, Robert Key and Michael Vaughan achieved the feat against West Indies at Lord's in 2004.
Instead, the likes of Andrew Strauss, Robert Key and Ian Bell have moved ahead of the 28-year-old, with Bell likely to be the selector's first choice should one of England's current frontline batsman pick up an injury.
He can run the ball away from the right hander and like Strauss, Robert Key and Ian Bell before him this summer, patently relishes the big time.
The Durham all-rounder appeared to have slipped down the pecking order after Andrew Strauss, Robert Key and Ian Bell were all selected ahead of him and played their part in helping England to register seven successive victories this summer.
Bell followed Alastair Cook and Paul Collingwood to three figures u the first time England have had three first innings centurions since Andrew Strauss, Robert Key and Michael Vaughan achieved the feat against West Indies at Lord's in 2004.
He was expected to build on those two appearances but Andrew Strauss, Robert Key and Bell have all been preferred to him during England's seven successive victories and Collingwood's chances of a recall looked further away than ever.
It was just as well for England as Andrew Strauss, Robert Key and Marcus Trescothick all went cheaply as England slumped to 20-3 inside 15 overs.