- Roy (Harris), Baron Jenkins of Hillhead. 1920–2003, British politician and author; Labour home secretary (1965–67, 1974–76) and chancellor of the exchequer (1967–70); president of the European Commission (1977–80); cofounder of the Social Democratic Party (1981); leader of party (1982–83); Chancellor of Oxford University (1987–2003)
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When the day of the meeting came, Jenkins showed up, but Rahall did not, and sent his campaign manager, citing a “conflict”.How to Fight Corruption With Game Theory
November 29, 2014
But Jenkins concedes that eccentricity is not what it once was.The Death of the English Eccentric
November 25, 2014
Thus, as Jenkins writes, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel proclaims ISIS is an “imminent threat to every interest we have.”French Jihadi Mehdi Nemmouche Is the Shape of Terror to Come
September 9, 2014
Jenkins had written entirely from secondary literature—no interviews or excavation of legal documents.How the ‘Witch Hunt’ Myth Undermined American Justice
July 12, 2014
Jenkins, who supports open primaries, has pledged not to caucus with either party if elected to the Senate.
Mr. Jenkins, the grocer, rented a cutaway, and bought a new Panama to wear with it.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
There's not a better judge of notes than myself in the kingdom; and Jenkins is as good as I am.
The latter took the despatch, and opened it, directing Jenkins to sign the paper.
"I'm sure, sir, I cannot tell you anything about it," Jenkins was mildly beginning.
"But I am ignorant myself of what he did want," mildly deprecated Jenkins.