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An edition of Newsmakers (2011)

Newsmakers

2011 cumulation : the people behind today's headlines

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This edition published in by Gale in Detroit, Mich.

Written in English

731 pages

Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.

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Newsmakers First published in 2011



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Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.

Table of Contents

AC/DC, rock group
Jay Adelson 1970-, chief executive officer of Digg.com
Justin Allgaier 1986-, race car driver
Benigno Aquino III 1960-, president of the Philippines
Michael Arrington 1970-, founder of TechCrunch
Ron Artest 1979-, professional basketball player
Ben Bailey 1970-, comedian and television show host
Sheila Bair 1954-, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Ban Ki-moon 1944-, secretary general of the United Nations
Melody Barnes 1964-, director of White House Domestic Policy Council
Jeff Beck 1944-, guitarist
Regina Benjamin 1956-, U.S. Surgeon General
Kathryn Bigelow 1951-, film director, producer, and screenwriter
Patrick Blanc 1953-, botanist
Amy Bloom 1953-, author and psychotherapist
Chris Bradford 1937 -, chief executive officer of Valcent
Libba Bray 1964-, author
Drew Brees 1979-, professional football player
Jan Brewer 1944-, governor of Arizona
Jeff Bridges 1949-, actor
Alton Brown 1962-, television host and cookbook author
Samantha Brown 1969-, television personality
Scott Brown 1959-, U.S. senator
Kyle Busch 1985-, professional race car driver
Gerard Butler 1969-, actor
Cassandra Butts 1965-, senior advisor at Millennium Challenge Corporation
Magnus Carlsen 1990-, chess player
Anibal Cavaco Silva 1939-, president of Portugal
William B. Chiasson 1953
chief executive officer of Leapfrog
Chris Christie 1962-, governor of New Jersey
Doo-Ri Chung 1973-, fashion designer.
Salvatore Cipriano 1941 -, chief executive officer of Better Made Snack Foods
Arianne Cohen 1981 -, author and journalist
Miranda Cosgrove 1993-, actress and singer
Scott Cowen 1946 -, president of Tulane University
Sloane Crosley 1978-, author
Michael Crow 1956-, president of Arizona State University
Andrew Cuomo 1957-, Attorney General of the state of New York
Viola Davis 1965-, actress
Giada De Laurentiis 1970-, chef and television personality
Landon Donovan 1982-, professional soccer player
Anne L. Doubilet 1948 -, photographer
Arne Duncan 1964-, U.S. Secretary of Education
Steve Earle 1955-, singer and songwriter
Johan Eliasch 1962-, chief executive officer of Head
Rahm Emanuel 1959-, White House Chief of Staff
Nathan Fillion 1971-, actor
Bela Fleck 1958-, musician and songwriter
Tyler Florence 1971-, chef and television personality
Jonathan Safran Foer 1977-, author
Steven J. Frieberg 1957 -, chief executive officer of E*TRADE
Nick Friedman and Omar Soliman, founders of College Hunks Hauling Junk
Juliet Garcia 1949-, president of the University of Texas at Brownsville
E. Gordon Gee 1944-, President of Ohio State University
Sean Gerrity 1958 -, president of the American Prairie Foudnation
Tavi Gevinson 1996-, blogger
Elizabeth Gilbert 1969-, author
Julia Gillard 1961-, prime minister of Australia
Selena Gomez 1992-, actress and singer
Mary Gordon 1947 -, educator
Toni Griffin 1964 -, urban planner.
Robert M. Groves 1949 -, director of U.S. Census Bureau
Michael C. Hall 1971-, actor
Bonnie Hammer 1950-, president of NBC Universal Cable
Jeff Han 1975 -, inventor and research scientist
Woody Harrelson 1961-, actor and activist
Heather Headley 1974-, actress and singer
Abbe Held 1966 -, creative director of Kooba
Tom Henderson 1950 -, chief executive officer of ShelterBox
Dan Hesse 1954 -, chief executive officer of Sprint Nextel
Steven Holcomb 1980-, bobsled racer
Bill Hybels 1951-, minister and author
Christian Jacobs and Scott Schultz, creators of Yo Gabba Gabba!
Ha Jin 1956-, author and professor
Judas Priest, heavy metal group
Elena Kagan 1960- U.S. Supreme Court Justice
Rob Kalin 1980
chief executive officer of Etsy
Patrick Kane 1988-, professional hockey player
Mary Karr 1955-, poet and memoirist
Garrison Keillor 1942-, author and radio personality
Anna Kendrick 1985-, actress
James Keyes 1955-, chief executive officer of Blockbuster
Vinod Khosla 1955-, entrepreneur and business executive
Kim Yu-Na 1990-, figure skater
Lady Antebellum, country-music group
Lady Gaga 1986-, singer
Lori Lansens 1962-, author
W. Howard Lester 1935-, company executive for Williams-Sonoma
Harvey Levin 1950-, television personality
Ronald Liebowitz 1957-, president of Middlebury College
Porfirio Lobo 1947-, president of Honduras
Demi Lovato 1992-, actress and singer
Mitch Lowe 1953 -, president of Redbox.
Jane Lynch 1960-, actress
Evan Lysacek 1985-, figure skater
Hilary Mantel 1952-, author
Julianna Margulies 1966-, actress
Matthew K. McCauley 1973-, chief executive officer of Gymboree
Stanley McChrystal 1954-, U.S. Army General
Nick McDonell 1984-, author
Bob McDonnell 1954-, governor of Virginia
Bret Michaels 1963-, singer and television personality
Jillian Michaels 1974-, personal trainer and television personality
Barbara and Richard Mikkelson, founders of Snopes.com
Rebecca Minkoff 1981 -, fashion designer
Elizabeth Mitchell 1970-, actress
Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue, ice dancers
Greg Mortenson 1957-, philanthropist and author
Jim Muller 1943-, physician and activist
Elon Musk 1971-, entrepreneur
Chris O'Donnell 1970-, actor
Kathryn Olson 1961 -, chief executive officer of the Women's Sports Foundation
Manny Pacquiao 1978-, professional boxer
Eduardo Padron 1946 -, president of Miami Dade College
Keke Palmer 1993-, actress and singer
Louise Penny 1958-, author and journalist
Phoenix, rock group
Mark Pincus 1966-, chief executive officer of Zynga
Sebastien Pinera 1949-, president of Chile
Maria Pinto 1957 -, fashion designer
Michael Pollan 1955-, author and journalist
Jeff Probst 1962-, television host
Datuk Seri Mohamed Najib Tun Abdul Razak 1953-, prime minister of Malaysia
Jason Reitman 1977-, filmmaker
Lela Rose 1969, fashion designer
Philip Rosedale 1968-, chief executive officer of Linden Lab.
Mark Ruffalo 1967-, actor
Ken Salazar 1955-, U.S. Secretary of the Interior
Alejandro Sanz 1968-, singer and songwriter
John Sexton 1942-, president of New York University
Bruce Springsteen 1949-, singer and songwriter
Curtis Stone 1975-, chef
Aksel Lund Svindal 1982-, alpine skier
Channing Tatum 1980-, actor and model
Third Day, Christian-rock group
Betty Thomas 1948-, actress and director
Joyce Tischler 1956 -, founder of Animal Legal Defense Fund
Akio Toyoda 1956-, president of Toyota Motor Corp.
Buddy Valastro 1977-, baker and television personality
Ron Vigdor 1970 -, president of BornFree
Tom Vilsack 1950-, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
Lindsey Vonn 1984-, alpine skier
Christophe Waltz 1956-, actor
Alexander Wang 1984-, fashion designer
Shaun White 1986-, professional snowboarder and skateboarder
Robin Wright 1966-, actress
Viktor Yanukovych 1950-, president of Ukraine
Gerard Yosca 1955 -, jewelry designer
Obituaries : Francisco Ayala 1906-2009, novelist and literary scholar ; Gene Barry 1919-2009, actor ; Arthur Bartlett 1933-2009, founder of Century 21 Real Estate ; Aage Bohr 1922-2009, physicist ; Norman Borlaug 1914-2009, agronomist ; Dennis Brutus 1924-2009, poet and activist ; Rafael Caldera 1916-2009, politician ; Jim Carroll 1949-2009, poet and musician ; Vic Chesnutt 1964-2009, singer and songwriter ; Nick Counger 1940-2009, attorney ; Albert Crewe 1927-2009, physicist ; Alicia de Larrocha 1923-2009, pianist.
Larry Gelbart 1928-2009, screenwriter ; Israel M. Gelfand 1913-2009, mathematician ; Vitaly L. Ginzburg 1916-2009, physicist ; Alfred Gottschalk 1930-2009, rabbi ; Esther Hautzig 1930-2009, author ; Paula Hawkins 1927-2009, politician ; Tommy Henrich 1913-2009, professional baseball player ; Mahlon Hoagland 1921-2009, biochemist ; Thomas Hoving 1931-2009, museum director ; Jeanne-Claude 1935-2009, artist ; Jennifer Jones 1919-2009, actress ; Ted Kennedy 1932-2009, U.S. senator ; Leon Kirchner 1919-2009, composer
Jack Kramer 1921-2009, professional tennis player
Edwin Krebs 1918-2009, scientist ; H.C. Robbins Landon 1926-2009, musicologist ; Claude Levi-Strauss 1908-2009, anthropologist ; James R. Lilley 1928-2009, diplomat ; Daniel Melnick 1932-2009, producer ; Jack Nelson 1929-2009, journalist ; Patriarch Pavle 1914-2009, leader of the Serbian Orthodox Church ; Irving Penn 1917-2009, photographer ; Sol Price 1916-2009, founder of Price Club ; Trevor Rhone 1940-2009, playwright and screenwriter ; Oral Roberts 1918-2009, televangelist ; Nan Robertson 1926-2009, journalist ; Willy Ronis 1910-2009, photographer ; Soupy Sales 1926-2009, comedian ; Paul A. Samuelson 1915-2009, economist ; Shelden J. Segal 1926-2009, scientist ; Eunice Kennedy Shriver 1921-2009, activist ; Theodore R. Sizer 1932-2009, educator ; Elisabeth Soderstrom 1927-2009, soprano ; Richard Sonnenfeldt 1923-2009, interpreter ; Mercedes Sosa 1935-2009, singer ; Percy E. Sutton 1920-2009, politician ; Patrick Swayze 1952-2009, actor and dancer ; Mary Travers 1936-2009, singer ; Richard T. Whitcomb 1921-2009, scientist ; Edward Woodward 1930-2009, actor.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Print version record.

Series
Gale virtual reference library
Other Titles
Newsmakers 11

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
920.009
Library of Congress
CT120 .C663 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
1 online resource (xiv, 731 pages) :
Number of pages
731

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26586615M
Internet Archive
newsmakers2011cu0000unse
ISBN 10
1414453361, 1414441681
ISBN 13
9781414453361, 9781414441689
OCLC/WorldCat
705515537

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