Monthly Archives: August 2007

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School Days

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It’s back to school time for many households around the world. In the Edelman home, that means our oldest child is packing up for her third year in college, with the attendant scattering of clothing and other belongings, before the eventual loading of the car and the tearful (parents only—bliss and relief for the kid) […]

A Voice for Good Is Silenced

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Robert Davies died on Saturday in London of cancer after a hard seven month fight. As founder and chief executive of the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF), under the auspices of the Prince of Wales, Robert sought to catalyze the private sector to address societal issues, in partnership with civil society, government and communities. He […]

Michael Deaver; Good-bye My Friend and Mentor

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Mike Deaver finally gave up the fight against pancreatic cancer on Saturday morning, when he died in his home in Bethesda, Maryland, surrounded by his loving family. His passing leaves all of those he touched in his fifteen years at Edelman with a lifetime responsibility, to make sure that we continue his legacy of creativity, […]

Dispersion of Wealth and Authority

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I helped to organize a conference over the weekend in Southampton, NY under the auspices of the Atlantic Council, a Washington DC-based think tank which seeks to strengthen ties between the US and Europe. The President of the Atlantic Council, Fred Kempe, former editor of the Wall Street Journal Europe, assembled a terrific group of […]

Fever of ’57

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Fifty years ago, on October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the world’s first satellite. Sputnik proved the capacity of the Soviet R-7 multi-stage rocket to propel Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles, thereby altering the balance of power with the United States. Both superpowers had relied on long-range bombers to deliver nuclear payloads. Just a month […]

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