What is Powell?

  • (noun): United States general who was the first Black to serve as Chief of Staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937).
    Synonyms: Colin Powell, Colin luther Powell
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on powell:

Jonathan Powell (aide)
... Jonathan Nicholas Powell (born 14 August 1956) is a British diplomat who served as the first Downing Street Chief of Staff, under British Prime Minister Tony Blair throughout his ... On 7 December 2007, Morgan Stanley announced that Powell would be joining the bank as a full-time senior managing director of its investment banking division ...
Jonathan Powell (aide) - Inquiries
... Powell's role as Downing Street Chief of Staff came under close scrutiny during the Hutton Inquiry, held following the death of Dr David Kelly in 2003 ... Powell gave evidence to the inquiry on 18 August, and described several crucial meetings he had attended at which Dr Kelly had been discussed before his name appeared in the media ... An email sent by Powell to the JIC chairman John Scarlett in September 2002 was also highlighted, as it appeared to suggest that a dossier on the threat posed by Iraq should be toughened ...
Powell - Other
... Powell v ... Supreme Court case regarding capital punishment and due process Powell v ... of a member of the House of Representatives Powell's method, algorithm for finding the minimum of a non-differentiable function ...
Adam Clayton Powell IV (politician) - Controversies - Campaign Funds
... Powell spent $1,200 of his campaign funds traveling to Ireland ... Powell said he accompanied several lawmakers on the Ireland trip, which was sponsored by the New York American-Irish Legislators Society as a means to raise awareness of the issues that affect the ... Powell also paid out a substantial legal bill to his criminal defense lawyer Murray Richman, Esq ...
Jonathan Powell (aide) - Downing Street Chief of Staff
... Shortly after his election as Leader of the Labour Party, Tony Blair asked Powell to become his Chief of Staff ... Powell initially declined the offer, although he later left the diplomatic service in 1995 to become the Chief of Staff to the Opposition Leader ... After Labour's election victory in 1997, Powell was given the new official role of Downing Street Chief of Staff, a new position with the power to issue orders to civil servants, which was ...

More definitions of "Powell":

  • (noun): English physicist who discovered the pion (the first known meson) which is a subatomic particle involved in holding the nucleus together (1903-1969).
    Synonyms: Cecil Frank Powell

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    I do not keep a diary. Never have. To write a diary every day is like returning to one’s own vomit.
    —J. Enoch Powell (b. 1912)

    Growing old’s like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven’t committed.
    —Anthony Powell (b. 1905)

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    —J. Enoch Powell (b. 1912)