A political leader of the twentieth century, and a grandson of John D. Rockefeller. He was governor of New York from 1957 to 1971 and sought the Republican nomination for president several times. Rockefeller was known as a moderate or liberal Republican. He served as vice president under President Gerald Ford.
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It may have been the reason why Goldwater beat Rockefeller by three points, and effectively sewed up the GOP nomination.The World’s Toughest Political Quiz|Jeff Greenfield|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The group, which includes members of the Rockefeller, Pritzker, and Marriott families, was hosted at the White House this spring.When Will We See a #Millennial Congress?|Linda Killian|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Oskar Schindler—these names come readily to mind when we think of heroes of conscience.The Catholic Philosopher Who Took on Hitler|John Henry Crosby|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At one point, Turness suggested that Gregory have a live band close out the show to commemorate the death of Nelson Mandela.David Gregory's 'Meet the Press' Eviction Exposed in Washingtonian Takedown|Lloyd Grove|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Carolyn had her own customers, mostly art and craft mavens like Blanchette Rockefeller.The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo|Felice Picano|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Who was the second, who has attained such notoriety in connexion with Nelson's name; and when and where were they married?
Messrs. Thomas Nelson and Sons have generously co-operated in permitting the use of the best translation.His Last Week|William E. Barton
The lectern, as the pulpit-stand in English churches is called, was fashioned of oak taken from Nelson's flagship, the Victory.
The father is buried in the churchyard and a memorial to Nelson has been erected in the church.
Betty drew a low chair over beside her mother, and, sitting down, took Mrs. Nelson's hand in both her own.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope