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statesman

1. a political leader whose wisdom, integrity, etc., win great respect
2. a person active and influential in the formulation of high government policy, such as a cabinet member
3. a politician
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But then, most of Eliot's dramas, and all that have a contemporary setting, are fixated on at least one Greek tragedy: The Family Reunion is paired with Aeschylus's Eumenides, The Confidential Clerk with Euripides' Ion, The Cocktail Party with Euripides' Alcestis, and The Elder Statesman with Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus, Oedipus Tyrannus, and Antigone.
Held under the auspices of the International Foundation for the Canadian Centre for Architecture (IFCCA), the first Design of Cities competition was won by Peter Eisenman, from an intriguing invited shortlist of Thorn Mayne, Van Berkel & Bos, Reiser + Umemoto and Cedric Price, British architecture's iconoclastic elder statesman.
In death, he was the intellectual titan who had foreseen and ushered in the end of the Cold War, the architect of domestic prosperity, the sage elder statesman who had overcome the "tragedy" of Watergate.
12 /PRNewswire/ -- Elder statesman William Lehman, who recently retired from Congress after a distinguished career of public service, will provide consulting services to the Florida law firm of Steel Hector & Davis, announced John Edward Smith, chairman of the firm's Government Relations Group.
office, received the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) Elder Statesman of Aviation Award.
Coyle said: "Because he's an elder statesman Graham will testify that you treat every game as your last.
Derby third strikes under elder statesman Noel Harris at Hastings
HOW nice to see the elder statesman of the team of councillors from Fazakerley gracing the front page of your newspaper on Tuesday, February 5, showing that, despite his advancing years and declining health, he can still get his face on the front of a newspaper.
WITH the style of an elder statesman Birmingham MP Sion Simon dispensed with the irony of the association of Billy Liar and politicians when he introduced the movie, part of the British Classic Film season, at Broad Street's Cineworld.
Folk star Roy Bailey teams up with elder statesman Tony Benn for a history of dissent through words and song.
And while it's easy to join elder statesman Alice Cooper and dismiss the whole scene as empty posturing, Dunn's movie does make a convincing case that metal is pop culture's most direct way of confronting the things we fear the most (i.
Louis Johnson, another elder statesman (he choreographed Broadway's original Purlie), offered his lyrical Duet for Noel Pointer, with Rocklin Thompson and April Thomas Wilkins demonstrating flawless technique and beautiful lines within their steamy partnering.