eBook Newsmakers, 2010 Edition

  • Series Name: Newsmakers Series
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  • ISBN-10: 1414453353
  • ISBN-13: 9781414453354
  • DDC: 920.009
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 756 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2009, 2008, 2007
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released May 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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This attractive, visually interesting quarterly provides profiles of the people making today's headlines. A hardbound annual accumulation makes Newsmakers a permanent reference source on 200 newsmakers of the year. Four indexes help patrons locate entries by name, nationality, occupation, and subject. Separate obituaries provide concise profiles of recently deceased newsmakers. Some of the newsmakers featured in the 2004 edition include Hilary Duff, George Foreman, Tommy Franks, Norah Jones, and Yao Ming.

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Newsmakers Series

Newsmakers – published quarterly in softcover – provides timely and informative profiles of the world’s most interesting people. A hardbound annual cumulation makes Newsmakers a permanent reference source on 200 newsmakers of the year. Four indexes help readers locate entries by name, nationality, occupation and subject. Separate obituaries provide concise profiles of recently deceased newsmakers.

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"Worth the money." -- ARBA 1998

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" . . . every library seeking to build a more complete collection of current biographical sources must purchase Newsmakers." -- American Reference Book Annual

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Table of Contents

Introduction.
Cumulative Nationality Index.
Cumulative Occupation Index.
Cumulative Subject Index.
Cumulative Newsmakers Index.
Aravind Adiga 1974-.
Author and journalist.
Isaias Afwerki 1946-.
President of Eritrea.
Shai Agassi 1968-.
Founder of Better Place.
Sharif Ahmed 1964-.
President of Somalia.
Ilham Aliyev 1961-.
President of Azerbaijan.
Herbert M. Allison, Jr. 1943-.
Assistant Secretary for Financial Stability at the U.S. Department of Treasury.
Chris Andersen 1978-.
Professional basketball player.
John Atta Mills 1944-.
President of Ghana.
Mario Batali 1960-.
Chef, author, and television personality.
Gary J. Beisler 1956-.
Chief Executive Officer of Qdoba.
Tom Bergeron 1955-.
Television show host.
Richard Besser 1959-.
Physician.
Maeve Binchy 1940-.
Author.
Elizabeth Blackburn 1948-.
Molecular biologist and biochemist.
Leslie Blodgett 1963-.
Chief Executive Officer of Bare Escentuals.
Calvin Borel 1966-.
Jockey.
Jennifer Boulden and Heather Stephenson.
Founders of the Ideal Bite Web site.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika 1937-.
President of Algeria.
Russell Brand 1975-.
Comedian and actor.
Torah Bright 1986-.
Snowboarder.
Michael Buble´ 1975-.
Singer.
Dana Buchman 1951(?)-.
Fashion designer.
Raúl Castro 1931-.
President of Cuba.
Helio Castroneves 1975-.
Race car driver.
John Chambers 1949-.
Chief Executive Officer of Cisco.
Kyle Chandler 1965-.
Actor.
Sarah Charlesworth 1947-.
Artist.
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Robin Chase 1958-.
Founder of GoLoco.org.
Hugo Chavez 1954-.
President of Venezuela.
Kristin Chenoweth 1968-.
Actress.
John Chidsey 1962-.
Chief Executive Officer of Burger King.
Maureen Chiquet 1963-.
Global chief executive officer of Chanel.
Steven Chu 1948-.
U.S. Secretary of Energy.
Mary Sue Coleman 1943-.
President of the University of Michigan.
Toni Collette 1972-.
Actress and singer.
Brian C. Cornell 1959-.
Chief Executive Officer of Sam’s Club.
Francisco Costa 1961-.
Fashion designer.
Bryan Cranston 1956-.
Actor.
Jon Cryer 1965-.
Actor.
Hugh Dancy 1975-.
Actor.
Todd Davis 1967(?)-.
Chief Executive Officer of LifeLock.
Guillermo del Toro 1964-.
Director, producer, and writer.
Depeche Mode.
Rock group
Zooey Deschanel 1980-.
Actress and singer.
Jamie Dimon 1956-.
Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Company.
Shaun Donovan 1966-.
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary.
Jancee Dunn 1966-.
Author.
Wayne Dyer 1940-.
Author.
Steve Ells 1965-.
Chief Executive Officer of Chipotle Mexican Grill.
Bill Engvall 1957-.
Comedian and actor.
Edie Falco 1963-.
Actress.
Anna Faris 1976-.
Actress.
Guy Fieri 1968-.
Television show host and restauranteur.
Bobby Flay 1964-.
Chef, author, and television host.
Kirk Franklin 1970-.
Singer and music producer.
Castle Freeman, Jr. 1944-.
Author.
Neil Gaiman 1960-.
Author and screenwriter.
Melinda Gates 1964-.
Philanthropist.
Malcolm Gladwell 1963-.
Journalist.
Duff Goldman 1974-.
Chef.
Seth Green 1974-.
Actor.
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Chris Gregoire 1947-.
Governor of Washington.
David Gregory 1970-.
Journalist and television news anchor.
Philippa Gregory 1954-.
Author.
Helen Greiner 1967-.
Co-inventor of Roomba.
Kathy Griffin 1961-.
Comedian.
Nicola Griffith 1960-.
Author.
Bear Grylls 1974-.
Author and television personality.
Steve Harvey 1956-.
Comedian and radio show host.
Patricia Heaton 1958-.
Actress.
Jackie Heinricher 1961(?)-.
Founder of Boo-Shoot Gardens.
Graham Hill 1971(?)-.
Environmental entrepreneur.
Perez Hilton 1978-.
Celebrity-gossip blogger.
Dwight Howard 1985-.
Professional basketball player.
Ken Howard 1944-.
Actor.
Michelle Howard 1960-.
Military officer.
Mark Hurd 1957-.
Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett-Packard.
Thomas Jane 1969-.
Actor.
Valerie Jarrett 1956-.
Senior Advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama.
Van Jones 1968-.
Activist.
Jason Kilar 1971(?)-.
Chief Executive Officer of Hulu.
Kings of Leon.
Rock group.
Vivek Kundra 1974(?)-.
U.S. Chief Information Officer.
Nick Laird 1975-.
Author.
Jen Lancaster 1967-.
Author and blogger.
Dylan Lauren 1974-.
Founder of Dylan’s Candy Bar.
Laura Lippman 1959-.
Author and reporter.
Fernando Lugo 1951-.
President of Paraguay.
Nigel Lythgoe 1949-.
Television producer.
Tod Machover 1953-.
Composer, musician, and inventor.
Rachel Maddow 1973-.
Journalist.
Chuck Maniscalco 1953-.
Corporate executive officer of Seventh Generation.
Sergio Marchionne 1952-.
Chief Executive Officer of Chrysler Group.
Chris Matthews 1945-.
Television journalist.
Rebecca Matthias 1953(?)-.
Chief Creative Officer of Destination Maternity.
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Maxwell 1973-.
R&B singer and songwriter.
Martina McBride 1966-.
Singer.
Joel McHale 1971-.
Actor.
Angela Merkel 1954-.
Chancellor of Germany.
Jodi Mindell 1962-.
Psychologist.
Jacquelyn Mitchard 1956-.
Author.
Robert Lee Morris 1947-.
Jewelry designer.
Jason Mraz 1977-.
Singer and songwriter.
Alan Mulally 1945-.
Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company.
Leilani Munter 1976-.
Race car driver and environmental advocate.
David Neville and Marcus Wainwright.
Fashion designers of Rag & Bone clothing line.
Daniel Nocera 1957-.
Chemist and professor.
Lynn Nottage 1964-.
Playwright.
Keith Olbermann 1959-.
Radio and television broadcast personality.
Ed O’Neill 1946-.
Actor.
Chris Osgood 1972-.
Professional hockey player.
Dick Page 1955(?)-.
Makeup artist.
Robert Pattinson 1986-.
Actor.
Jacques Pépin 1935-.
Chef.
Lisa Price 1962-.
Founder of Carol’s Daughter.
Sam Querrey 1987-.
Professional tennis player.
Ian Rankin 1960-.
Author.
Tracy Reese 1964-.
Fashion designer.
Ed Rendell 1944-.
Governor of Pennsylvania.
Susan E. Rice 1964-.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
Steve Richardson 1939(?)-.
Puzzle manufacturer.
Nora Roberts 1950-.
Author.
Steven Rosenberg 1940-.
Chief of surgery at the National Cancer Institute.
Calvin Rovinescu 1955-.
Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada.
Mike Rowe 1962-.
Actor.
Zoe Saldana 1978-.
Actress.
Jill Scott 1972-.
Singer and songwriter.
Pamella Protzel Scott 1975(?)-.
Fashion designer.
Kristin Scott Thomas 1960-.
Actress.
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Lisa See 1955-.
Author.
Daniel Silva 1960-.
Author.
Laurie Simmons 1949-.
Photographer.
Karin Slaughter 1971-.
Author.
Tavis Smiley 1964-.
Talk show host and author.
John Smoltz 1967-.
Professional baseball player.
Hilda Solis 1957-.
U.S. Secretary of Labor.
Sonia Sotomayor 1954-.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
Nicholas Sparks 1965-.
Author.
Silda Wall Spitzer 1957-.
Attorney and businessperson.
Michael Steele 1958-.
Chair of the Republican National Committee.
Michel Suleiman 1948-.
President of Lebanon.
Mona Sutphen 1967-.
U.S. Deputy Chief of Staff.
Alison Sweeney 1976-.
Actress.
Alex Trebek 1940-.
Game show host.
Chase Utley 1978-.
Professional baseball player.
Massimo and Lella Vignelli.
Interior and graphic designers.
Elizabeth Warren 1949-.
Professor.
Rick Warren 1954-.
Minister and author.
Jason Wu 1983-.
Fashion designer.
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono 1949-.
President of Indonesia.
Mark G. Yudof 1944-.
President of University of California.
Rachel Zoe 1971-.
Fashion stylist and television personality.
Obituaries.
Bea Arthur 1922-2009.
Actress.
Ron Asheton 1948-2009.
Proto-punk guitarist.
Pina Bausch 1940-2009.
Choreographer.
Bob Bogle 1934-2009.
Guitarist.
David Carradine 1936-2009.
Actor.
Robert Colescott 1925-2009.
Painter.
Chuck Daly 1930-2009.
Basketball coach.
Dom DeLuise 1933-2009.
Actor.
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Dom DiMaggio 1917-2009.
Professional baseball player.
Amos Elon 1926-2009.
Author.
Philip José Farmer 1918-2009.
Author.
W. Mark Felt 1913-2008.
Federal agent.
Mark Fidrych 1954-2009.
Professional baseball player.
Horton Foote 1916-2009.
Playwright and screenwriter.
Marilyn French 1929-2009.
Author and feminist activist.
Rose Friedman 1910(?)-2009.
Economist.
Millard Fuller 1935-2009.
Humanitarian and entrepreneur.
Robert Furchgott 1916-2009.
Scientist.
Clive W.J. Granger 1934-2009.
Economist.
John Hughes 1950-2009.
Filmmaker.
Carleen Hutchins 1911-2009.
Violin maker.
Lux Interior 1946-2009.
Musician.
Maurice Jarre 1924-2009.
Composer.
Van Johnson 1916-2008.
Actor.
Ali Akbar Khan 1922-2009.
Musician.
Eartha Kitt 1927-2008.
Singer and actress.
Willem Kolff 1911-2009.
Doctor and inventor.
Helen Levitt 1913-2009.
Photographer.
Karl Malden 1912-2009.
Actor.
Billy Mays 1958-2009.
Pitchman.
George McAfee 1918-2009.
Professional football player.
Patrick McGoohan 1928-2009.
Actor.
Ed McMahon 1923-2009.
Television personality.
Ricardo Montalbán 1920-2009.
Actor and activist.
Robert D. Novak 1931-2009.
Columnist.
Bettie Page 1923-2008.
Model.
Les Paul 1915-2009.
Guitar innovator and musician.
Reverend Ike 1935-2009.
Televangelist.
Dusty Rhodes 1927-2009.
Professional baseball player.
Natasha Richardson 1963-2009.
Actress.
Budd Schulberg 1914-2009.
Novelist and screenwriter.
Julius Shulman 1910-2009.
Architecture photographer.
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Gale Storm 1922-2009.
Actress and singer.
Koko Taylor 1928-2009.
Blues singer.
Studs Terkel 1912-2008.
Author and broadcaster.
Wayman Tisdale 1964-2009.
Professional basketball player and jazz musician.
James Whitmore 1921-2009.
Actor.
Andrew Wyeth 1917-2009.
Artist.
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Newsmakers  (ISBN-10: 1414419783 | ISBN-13: 9781414419787)

This attractive, visually interesting quarterly provides profiles of the people making today’s headlines. A hardbound annual accumulation makes Newsmakers a permanent reference source on 200 newsmakers of the year. Four indexes help patrons locate entries by name, nationality, occupation, and subject. Separate obituaries provide concise profiles of recently deceased newsmakers. Some of the newsmakers featured in the 2004 edition include Hilary Duff, George Foreman, Tommy Franks, Norah Jones, and Yao Ming.

Price: $347.00

Newsmakers  (ISBN-10: 1414419783 | ISBN-13: 9781414419787)

This attractive, visually interesting quarterly provides profiles of the people making today’s headlines. A hardbound annual accumulation makes Newsmakers a permanent reference source on 200 newsmakers of the year. Four indexes help patrons locate entries by name, nationality, occupation, and subject. Separate obituaries provide concise profiles of recently deceased newsmakers. Some of the newsmakers featured in the 2004 edition include Hilary Duff, George Foreman, Tommy Franks, Norah Jones, and Yao Ming.

Price: $347.00