Wendell Lewis Willkie (born Lewis Wendell Willkie; February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was an American lawyer, corporate executive, and the 1940 Republican nominee for President. Willkie appealed to many convention delegates as the Republican field's only interventionist : although the U.S. remained neutral prior to Pearl Harbor , he favored greater U.S. involvement in World War II to ...
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, commonly known as Willkie, is a white-shoe, international law firm headquartered in New York City. Founded in 1888, the firm specializes in corporate practice and employs approximately 1000 lawyers in 13 offices across six countries.
Republicans chose Wendell L. Willkie of Indiana, a corporate lawyer and president of a utility company, as their candidate. It was an unconventional choice. Willkie had voted for FDR in 1932 and had been a Democrat until 1938.
28/01/2009 · The Ten Most Corrupt Politicans in U.S. History. With the recent impeachment trial of Governor Rod Blagojevich, we thought it only fitting to take a look at politicians we found to be the most ...
01/05/2022 · President Biden got a kick out of this joke about inflation from comedian Trevor Noah at the White House correspondents' dinner on Saturday night. "Gas is up, rent is up, food is up, everything!"
Freedom House ist eine internationale Nichtregierungsorganisation mit Sitz in Washington, D.C., deren Ziel es ist, liberale Demokratien weltweit zu fördern. . Bekannt ist sie vor allem durch ihre jährlich veröffentlichten Berichte Freedom in the World und Freedom of the
By the late 1930s economic recovery had slowed, but Roosevelt was increasingly concerned with the growing threat of war. In 1940 he was reelected to an unprecedented third term, defeating Wendell Willkie. He developed the lend-lease program to aid U.S. allies, especially Britain, in the early years of World War II.