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The Dead Muster By Jack Rockefeller
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Struggles are common in life, but with the overlay of constant movements of geography and perspective, Abstract Expressionist painter Jack Rockefeller, shares his poetic journal for the first time. ... More > Written between 1980 & 2000, the sheer texture of experience will draw you into a world many have experienced but have yet to find words, or forms, to fully express.< Less
AEDR - Am Ende der Reise By Herkules Rockefeller
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Dave McIlvy ist ein Prämienjäger und Gelegenheitsdetektiv in der riesigen Welt einer zwischen den Sternen verbreiteten Menschheit, der bisher nur mit kleinen Aufträgen zu tun hatte.... More > Mit harter Arbeit und verläßlichen Erfolgen beginnt er gerade Fuß zu fassen, nachdem er seine ferne Vergangenheit endlich hinter sich gelassen hat. Dann bekommt er aus einer undurchsichtigen Quelle den Auftrag, auf den er seit Gründung seiner kleinen Agentur gewartet hat. Aber die Erfüllung der Aufgabe erfordert diesmal mehr Aufwand und eine sehr viel längere Reise, als sonst üblich. Mit dem Glauben an eine aufregende zwei- bis dreiwöchige Auszeit steigt er in einen Verbindungsliner, der ihn weit in die Milchstraße hinein bringen soll. Und bald beginnen die Brücken hinter ihm zu brechen.< Less
Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve - Reclamation Notebook By Christian Lewis
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Documentation of the environmental reclamation process on the JY Ranch / Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve
Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve LEED Platinum Documentation By Christian Lewis
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"How we treat our land, how we build upon it, how we act toward our air and water, will in the long run tell what kind of people we really are." These words by Laurance S. Rockefeller... More > inspired the planning, design and construction of the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve. Using innovative design techniques and sustainable features, the Preserve facilities were built to the design standards of the United States Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). In September 2007, the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve was awarded Platinum certification, the highest rating, recognizing outstanding achievement in environmental design and energy conservation. In November 2007, the Estate of Laurance S. Rockefeller donated the 1,106 acre Preserve to the National Park Service, fulfilling Mr. Rockefeller’s wish to make it part of Grand Teton National Park. This book is a compilation of the LEED documentation that was submitted to the USGBC and their subsequent review and certification.< Less
Rags to Riches Series: John D. Rockefeller By College Guide World
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Rockefeller was the second of six children born in Richford, New York, to William Avery Rockefeller (November 13, 1810 – May 11, 1906) and Eliza Davison (September 12, 1813 – March 28,... More > 1889). Genealogists trace some of his ancestors to French Huguenots who fled to Germany in the 17th century.His father, first a lumberman, then a traveling salesman, billed himself as a “botanic physician” and sold elixirs. The locals referred to the mysterious but fun-loving man as "Big Bill," and "Devil Bill".He was a sworn foe of conventional morality, who had opted for a vagabond existence and who returned to his family infrequently.< Less
Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr by Ron Chernow. It includes a detailed Plot... More > Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.< Less
The Rockefeller Commission: The U.S. President's Commission on CIA Activities within the United States By U.S. Government
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President Gerald R. Ford created the Commission on CIA Activities within the United States on January 4, 1975. He directed the Commission to determine whether any domestic CIA activities exceeded the... More > Agency's statutory authority and to make appropriate recommendations. The findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the Commission are presented in this volume, detailed with full background on CIA domestic activities and alleged plans to assassinate certain foreign leaders. Charges that the CIA conducted illegal activities within the United States violating the rights of private citizens aroused great concern. President Ford appointed the members of the Commission and designated Nelson A. Rockefeller, the Vice President of the United States and former Governor of New York, as Chairman.< Less
The Rockefeller Commission: The U.S. President's Commission on CIA Activities within the United States By U.S. Government
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President Gerald R. Ford created the Commission on CIA Activities within the United States on January 4, 1975. He directed the Commission to determine whether any domestic CIA activities exceeded the... More > Agency's statutory authority and to make appropriate recommendations. The findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the Commission are presented in this volume, detailed with full background on CIA domestic activities and alleged plans to assassinate certain foreign leaders. Charges that the CIA conducted illegal activities within the United States violating the rights of private citizens aroused great concern. President Ford appointed the members of the Commission and designated Nelson A. Rockefeller, the Vice President of the United States and former Governor of New York, as Chairman.< Less
Smokin' Doc Thurston The Life and Times of H. David Thurston By H. David Thurston
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The memoirs of Dr. H. David Thurston, a retired plant pathology professor at Cornell University. After recounting his youth and army days, Thurston writes about his two stints in Bogotá,... More > Colombia, working for the Rockefeller Foundation, the first from 1954-1956, the second from 1958-1967. After the Rockefeller Foundation, Thurston assumed a professorship of plant pathology at Cornell University, where he helped establish and nourish Cornell's graduate level course on International Agriculture. The course consisted of several professors accompanied by a group of students on a trip to the tropics, where the students were able to experience international agriculture first hand. Over the course of 17 years, the group visited Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Costa Rica and the Honduras. Thurston was the trip leader for the Mexico years. Many entertaining stories, as well as insight into tropical agriculture, are documented here. He devotes a chapter to his sabbatical in Córdoba, Spain, in 1990.< Less
Smokin' Doc Thurston: The Life and Times of H. David Thurston By H. David Thurston
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The memoirs of Dr. H. David Thurston, a retired plant pathology professor at Cornell University. After recounting his youth and army days, Thurston writes about his two stints in Bogotá,... More > Colombia, working for the Rockefeller Foundation, the first from 1954-1956, the second from 1958-1967. After the Rockefeller Foundation, Thurston assumed a professorship of plant pathology at Cornell University, where he helped establish and nourish Cornell's graduate level course on International Agriculture. The course consisted of several professors accompanied by a group of students on a trip to the tropics, where the students were able to experience international agriculture first hand. Over the course of 17 years, the group visited Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Costa Rica and the Honduras. Thurston was the trip leader for the Mexico years. Many entertaining stories, as well as insight into tropical agriculture, are documented here. He devotes a chapter to his sabbatical in Córdoba, Spain, in 1990.< Less