Michael Iovenko, 71, Lawyer; Led Aid Society During Strike
Michael Iovenko, a Wall Street lawyer and former New York State banking official who was president of the Legal Aid Society during a bitter 1994 labor confrontation ... he was a director and former president of the French-American Foundation and was ...
American Colonization Society
The American Colonization Society ... to call themselves the "American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Color in the United States." Bushrod Washington, the nephew of George Washington, was chosen as president of the society.
The Great Society at 50
The Great Society at 50 ... life and to advance the quality of our American civilization,” the president said. “Your imagination and your initiative and your indignation will determine whether we build a society where progress is the servant of ...
James S. Brady, Reagan's press secretary and survivor of 1981 shooting, dies at 73
Brady, the often-irreverent press secretary to President Ronald Reagan who was shot in the head during an assassination attempt on his boss in 1981 and who became an enduring symbol of the fight against unfettered access to guns in American society ...
A Brief History of Liberia 1822-1991
A short history of Liberia written by a visitor to the country during the 1991 civil war ... of a slave revolt led by newly emancipated blacks. To this end, the American Colonization Society was founded in 1816 and two of its officials visited the Grain ...