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R.I.P. Larry Hagman
« on: November 24, 2012, 04:56:32 am »
R.I.P. Larry Hagman. I dream of Jeannie.

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Re: R.I.P. Larry Hagman
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2012, 09:19:51 am »
Larry Hagman, star of ‘Dallas,’ dies at 81 http://www.marketwatch.com/story/larry-hagman-star-of-dallas-dies-at-81-2012-11-24

Than Larry (JR) used to say “Is that a fact” in a rethoric way. :)

JW for JR – Dallas http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqBVdl7EoXs

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Re: R.I.P. Larry Hagman
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2012, 12:39:38 pm »
Interesting Mary Martin (Hagmans Mom) in Peter Pan - she was cool..

http://www.katedudding.com/newsletters/apr-2012.shtml
Mary Martin – An Unforgettable Peter Pan

In your childhood, were there things you did every year? For me, one of my annual events was watching a show on our black and white TV - Peter Pan staring Mary Martin. Every year, my brother and I watched Peter listening to Mrs. Darling tell stories, Peter teaching her children how to fly, all the adventures in Neverland where Peter and the Lost Boys thwarted Captain Hook. Every year we would clap for the poisoned Tinker Bell: “We believe, Tinker! We believe in fairies!”

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Re: R.I.P. Larry Hagman
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2012, 01:39:03 pm »
Another famous stage Texan: Tommy Tune


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tommy_Tune
Thomas James "Tommy" Tune (born February 28, 1939) is an American actor, dancer, singer, theatre director, producer, and choreographer. Over the course of his career, he has won nine Tony Awards and the National Medal of Arts.

Early years
 
Tune was born in Texas to oil rig worker, horse trainer, and restaurateur, Jim Tune, and Eva Mae Clark (the family name was shortened from "Tunesmith").[1] He attended Lamar High School in Houston and the Methodist-affiliated Lon Morris College in Jacksonville, Texas. He studied dance with Patsy Swayze in Houston. He went on to earn his Bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1962, and take graduate courses at the University of Houston. Tune later moved to New York to start his career.[2]



http://www.tommytune.com/
BIOGRAPHY

Known as one of the most prolific director/choreographers of the twentieth century, Tommy Tune has enchanted audiences over the past 50 years with his charisma, vision, and innovation.
 
A native Texan, Mr. Tune began his career as a dancer in the Broadway shows Baker Street, A Joyful Noise and How Now Dow Jones. He would soon step out of the chorus and into a principal role in the Broadway musical Seesaw, which won him his first Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. His first Broadway directing and choreography credits were for the original production of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Tune has been honored with nine Tony Awards celebrating him as a performer, choreographer and director (Best Actor in a Musical for My One and Only, Best Featured Actor in a Musical for Seesaw, Best Choreography for A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine, My One and Only, Grand Hotel and The Will Rogers Follies, and Best Direction of a Musical for Nine, Grand Hotel and The Will Rogers Follies). In addition, Tune has been awarded eight Drama Desk Awards, three Astaire Awards and the Society of Directors and Choreographers’ George Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement. Film credits include Hello Dolly, The Boyfriend, Mimi Bluette… fiore del mio giardino, and in 1999, he made his Las Vegas debut as the star of EFX at the MGM Grand Hotel. Tune is the recipient of The National Medal of Arts, the highest honor for artistic achievement given by the President of the United States, and he has been honored with his own star on the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Hagman

Hagman was born in Weatherford, Texas, near Fort Worth. His mother, Mary Martin, was 17 at the time of his birth[1] and later became a Broadway actress; his father, Benjamin Jackson "Jack" Hagman, was a lawyer, accountant and district attorney,[2][3][4] of Swedish descent.[5][6] Hagman's parents divorced in 1936, when he was five years old. He lived with his grandmother in Texas and California while his mother became a contract player with Paramount in 1938 ...
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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Re: R.I.P. Larry Hagman
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2012, 03:41:40 pm »
Oh and who was Hagman protraying in "Dallas"?? the one who conspired with Vice Pres Johnson to murder a president?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._L._Hunt

Haroldson Lafayette "H. L." Hunt, Jr. (February 17, 1889 – November 29, 1974), known throughout his life as "H. L. Hunt," was a Texas oil tycoon and political activist. He built one of the world's largest fortunes by trading poker winnings for oil rights, ultimately securing title to much of the East Texas Oil Field, one of the world's largest. Reputed to be the wealthiest person in the world at the time of his death, his many children by three wives inspired the television series Dallas.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madeleine_Duncan_Brown

Madeleine Duncan Brown (July 5, 1925 – June 22, 2002) was born Madeleine Frances Duncan in Dallas, Texas. She was a businesswoman who worked for Glenn Advertising in Dallas. She is noted for her claim to have been the mistress of U.S. President Lyndon Johnson and for implicating Johnson in a conspiracy to kill President John F. Kennedy. Brown said that she met Johnson in 1948, following the death of her husband James Glynn Brown. She went public with the claim of a relationship with Johnson in 1997 — a relationship that was considered "an open secret" in Texas. She also said that her son, Steven Mark Brown, was fathered by Johnson. Steven Brown was born December 27, 1950, and died September 28, 1990. On June 1, 1987 Steven Brown filed a $10.5 million lawsuit against the former president's widow, Lady Bird claiming, "My legal birthrights have been violated and a conspiracy was formed to deprive me of my legal heir-ship."[1] Steven Brown died before the case could be settled.
 
In the documentary The Men Who Killed Kennedy, Madeleine Brown and May Newman (an employee of Texas oilman Clint Murchison) both placed FBI director J. Edgar Hoover at a social gathering at Murchison's mansion on November 21, 1963 — the night before the assassination of President Kennedy.[2][3]

Also in attendance, according to Brown, were John McCloy, Richard Nixon, George Brown, R. L. Thornton, and H. L. Hunt.[4] At the end of the evening, the sitting Vice President of the United States Lyndon Johnson arrived at the gathering. Brown gave this account:
 
Tension filled the room upon [Johnson's] arrival. The group immediately went behind closed doors. A short time later Lyndon, anxious and red-faced, reappeared. I knew how secretly Lyndon operated. Therefore I said nothing ... not even that I was happy to see him. Squeezing my hand so hard, it felt crushed from the pressure, he spoke with a grating whisper, a quiet growl, into my ear, not a love message, but one I'll always remember: "After tomorrow those goddamn Kennedys will never embarrass me again — that's no threat — that's a promise."[

Brown also claimed to have seen Lee Harvey Oswald with Jack Ruby in the latter's Carousel Club prior to the assassination. In addition, Brown said that on New Year's Eve 1963, Johnson confirmed the conspiracy to kill Kennedy, insisting that "Texas oil and those f**king renegade intelligence bastards in Washington" had been responsible.[6][7] Brown said that the plan to kill the President had its origins in the 1960 Democratic Convention, at which John F. Kennedy was nominated presidential candidate with Johnson as his running mate, where H.L. Hunt, an American oil tycoon, and Lyndon Johnson began to hatch the assassination plot:
 
When they met in California Joe Kennedy, John Kennedy's father, and H.L. Hunt met three days prior to the election — they finally cut a deal according to John Currington (an aide to H.L. Hunt) and H.L. finally agreed that Lyndon would go as the vice president ... this came from the horse's mouth way back in 1960 — when H.L. came back to Dallas I was walking ... with him ... and he made the remark, "We may have lost a battle but we're going to win a war," and then the day of the assassination he said, "Well, we won the war."[8]
 
Madeleine Brown died on June 22, 2002. Social Security records show the spelling of her name as Madeline F. Brown, and that she died in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.



http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/features/2008/06/hunt200806
Oil in the Family

In 1935 oil tycoon H. L. Hunt, known as the richest man in America, created what would become a multi-billion-dollar trust for his descendants. Three generations later, a lawsuit by his free-spending great-grandson is shaking the foundations of that mighty family fortune.
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At stake, according to internal Hill-family documents, is an oil-and-gas fortune worth between $2.5 billion and $4 billion, not to mention such appurtenances as a 50-yard-line box at the Dallas Cowboys’ Texas Stadium, luxury suites for the Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, and Texas Rangers, and a $60 million ski lodge at the base of Vail Mountain.

Hunt Family Values
 
For more than two decades, I’ve walked a careful line between covering the Hunt family as a newspaper journalist in Dallas and, like many in this city, maintaining friendships with members of the multi-generational and prodigiously tentacled Hunt clan.

In 1930, when H. L. Hunt purchased the Daisy Bradford No. 3 oil well, in Rusk County, Texas, and leased the 5,000 acres around it, he locked up control of what turned out to be the largest pool of petroleum in the Lower 48. In time his great wealth would make its way into the hands of 14 acknowledged children. In an era when brash young computer and hedge-fund billionaires seem to earn most of the new money and public attention, it’s hard to recapture the mythic status that the Hunts and their riches once enjoyed. But imagine if Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Paul Allen, and Larry Ellison were siblings.
 
H. L. Hunt may have been the dynasty’s founder, but the successor generations were in some ways more industrious and imaginative. Bunker Hunt’s 1961 discovery of Libya’s Sarir oil field most likely made him the world’s richest private individual (on paper, anyway), until the Qaddafi regime nationalized his holdings, in 1973. Lamar Hunt spearheaded the creation of the American Football League.

In September 1982, when Forbes magazine published its first list of the 400 wealthiest Americans, the Hunt family claimed 5 of the top 10 spots. Margaret was No. 4, Caroline was No. 5, Lamar was No. 8, Herbert was No. 9, and Bunker was No. 10. In 1983 the family settled into its new headquarters, Thanksgiving Tower, a smoked-glass, 50-story Dallas office building, paid for in cash.

http://cassiopaea.org/2012/08/22/john-f-kennedy-oil-and-the-war-on-terror/

John F. Kennedy, Oil, and the War on Terror

On November 20th, 1963, between 11:30 – 11:40 a.m., President John F. Kennedy met with Lena Horne, Carol Lawrence, DNC chairman John M. Bailey, and others
 
Later that day, he issued a statement on the Extraordinary Administrative Radio Conference to Allocate Frequency Bands for Space Radio Communication Purposes, held in Geneva, Switzerland from October 7 to November 8, 1963. He invited other nations to participate in setting up a global communication satellite system. He spoke of “a peace system worldwide in scope.”
 
Following that, John Kennedy sent to the Congress the 17th annual report on U.S. participation in the United Nations, and then he signed into law bill (HR2073) to allow the conveyance of submerged and tidal lands to Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa if they are needed for economic development or other compelling reason. The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Archives
 
At the end of the day, he had less than two days left…

http://www.anunews.net/blog/?p=14811


The photo above - Texas Congressman Albert Thomas winking at the quickly smiling LBJ - the most revealing wink of the twentieth century! Seen better here: http://www.rense.com/general41/wew.htm
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Tapes that were recorded within months of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination and that have been sealed in a vault at the Kennedy Library in Boston are soon to be released. In the Tapes, former First Lady Jackie Kennedy reveals that she believed Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson and other influential individuals orchestrated the Dallas shooting that killed her husband. http://newswithviews.com/baldwin/baldwin663.htm

http://theragblog.blogspot.com/2009/02/bryan-burrough-still-dissin-texas-fall.html

Texas oil man (and bigamist) H. L. Hunt. Bryan Burrough chronicles the fall of the Texas big rich

http://humansarefree.com/2011/07/john-f-kennedy-assassinated-by-lyndon-b.html


The evening before Kennedy's assasination there was a dinner party at the Murchison mansion in Dallas, Texas. The special guest was J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the FBI. Other high level guests included Richard Nixon, H. L. Hunt (of Hunt Oil) and other special "guests" from the roster of the Del Charro Hotel.

H. L. Hunt  was likely the richest American in 1963. His estimated worth was about 5-billion dollars. He was especially interested in preserving the Oil Depletion Allowance and disliked the social programs proposed by the Kennedy administration. He told the gathering of compatriots that the only way to get Communists like the Kennedy brothers out of office is to "shoot 'em out."
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Addendum:

Unknown to the general American public and never mentioned in history books is the fact that a Texas Grand Jury has officially indicted and found Lyndon Johnson guilty as a co-conspirator (from his association with Malcolm Wallace, Billie Sol Estes and Edward Clark) in the following nine (9) murders:

The killing of Henry Marshall (the Agriculture Secretary)
The killing of George Krutelnik (an FBI informant who worked for Estes)
The killing of Ike Rogers and his secretary
The killing of Harold Orr (an FBI informant who worked for Estes)
The killing of Coleman Wade (an FBI informant who wqorked for Estes)
The killing of Josefa Johnson (LBJ's own sister!)
The killing of John Kinser (Josefa's boyfriend)
The killing of President John Kennedy
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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Re: R.I.P. Larry Hagman
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2012, 08:28:57 pm »
Excellent post by Tahoe Blue.

Hagman had a neat cameo in Oliver Stone's underrated bio pic "Nixon" from 1995 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kj4pyOM7vdU He played fictitious oil baron "Jack Jones" who meets with Nixon the day before the assassination of JFK. This character is clearly an allusion to Texas oil big boys Hunt and Murchison who hated Kennedy with a passion.

 

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Re: R.I.P. Larry Hagman
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2012, 01:24:48 pm »
Thanks, I remember the show "Dallas" when it was on and was taken by how everyone loved this show about the socio / psycho paths. It was after "The Godfather" so this got people into it . Then I heard how it was modeled on the Hunt Family. (Also see about the Marvin Davis family :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynasty_(TV_series)
Dynasty - an American prime time television soap opera that aired on ABC from January 12, 1981 to October 22, 1991. The series, created by Richard & Esther Shapiro and produced by Aaron Spelling, revolved around the Carringtons, a wealthy oil family living in Denver, Colorado.[2] Starring John Forsythe, Linda Evans and Joan Collins as oil magnate Blake Carrington, his new wife Krystle, and his former wife Alexis. Dynasty was ABC's competitor to CBS's prime time series Dallas

So links:


Exactly 46 years late, odd clue into who lead the JFK execution team
Where was Nixon? (working for Pepsi...)

On November 21, 1963, the evening before JFK's assassination, Joan Crawford attended a Pepsi function in Dallas with Richard Nixon.


http://www.crimemagazine.com/03/richardnixon,1014.htm
Richard Nixon's Greatest Cover-Up:  His Ties to the Assassination of President Kennedy by Don Fulsom
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Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura - JFK Deathbed Confession -  E. Howard Hunt's son and the recorded confession he got from his dad on his deathbed.  

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone and Texas

Oil heir Brandon Davis brokered Petra Ecclestone $150m mansion deal 'on same night he was arrested for drug possession

Interesting Brandon Davis  - his daddy and Oil / Kissinger -> Rockefeller -> Marc Rich -> Rupert Murdoch / Rothschild  -> The Clintons (Arkansas Rockefellers) connection:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marvin_Davis
Friend Aaron Spelling loosely based the "Carrington" characters of his hit TV series Dynasty on the Davises, even filming an episode at their Colorado home

http://www.nndb.com/people/975/000161492/

Marvin Davis AKA Marvin H. Davis

Born: 31-Aug-1925
Birthplace: Newark, NJ
Died: 25-Sep-2004
Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA
Cause of death: Illness
Remains: Buried, Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, CA
Gender: Male Religion: Jewish Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Philanthropist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Oil magnate, former owner of 20th Century Fox
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Marvin Davis (pictured here dwarfing pal Henry Kissinger) made his money at the helm of his father Jack's Davis Oil Company. When OPEC put the squeeze on the US in the 70's reducing foreign oil imports, Davis profited enormously from cheap leases he had obtained in the Rockies, Texas and Louisiana. During this period the number of domestic exploratory drillings Davis Oil pursued were only outmatched by Royal Dutch Shell, Amoco and Exxon.


In 1981 Davis split the bill with Marc Rich to complete a leveraged buyout of 20th Century Fox but sold the company to Rupert Murdoch four years later. Both men also donated heavily to the presidential campaigns of Bill Clinton, with Davis later forging ahead alone to do major fundraising for Hillary Clinton, Rich being something of persona non grata by that time.

Father: Jack Davis (British immigrant, founder of Davis Oil Company)
Mother: Jean Spitzer
Sister: Joan Chorney
Wife: Barbara Levine Davis
Daughter: Patricia Ann Davis Raynes
Son: John Davis
Daughter: Nancy Davis Rickel (mother of Brandon Davis, godmother to Nicole Richie)
Son: Gregg Davis (president of Davis Petroleum)
Daughter: Dana Davis


http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=aEYxQzrbKgMQ&refer=law
Marvin Davis Heir Cheated Family Out of Millions, Daughter Says
By Thom Weidlich - March 19, 2009 00:01 EDT

March 19 (Bloomberg) -- Nancy Davis, daughter of late billionaire Marvin Davis, alleges her brother Gregg cheated his siblings and mother out of millions of dollars by low-balling the value of the family oil company in a forced bankruptcy sale.
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Marvin Davis died at 79 in September 2004 with a fortune of $5.8 billion, according to Forbes magazine. In the 1960s, he took control of Davis Oil Co., an earlier family company started by his father, Jack, and became a wildcatter, drilling wells in unexplored areas, particularly in the Rocky Mountains. In 1981 he sold most of his oil and natural-gas holdings for $630 million.

Four Months

Less than four months after Marvin Davis died, his son Gregg began working with Mesdag to arrange a management-led buyout of Davis Petroleum because it needed new capital, according to court papers. Marvin Davis’s widow, Barbara, owned 56 percent and her three daughters and two sons owned 8.8 percent each. Gregg Davis, who lives in Houston, was president of the company and the only family member who was an officer.
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Bankruptcy Plan

In her complaint, which doesn’t mention the defaults, Nancy Davis maintains that if her family had known that the buyers were undervaluing the company and its oil reserves, they never would have voted for the bankruptcy plan.

Gregg Davis misrepresented the true value of Davis Petroleum and created the false appearance of emergency,” she alleged in her proposed filing.

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/26/obituaries/26davis.html?_r=1
Marvin Davis, Oil and Entertainment Mogul, Dies at 79
By PATRICK HEALY Published: September 26, 2004

Marvin H. Davis, a billionaire who amassed his fortune through well-timed deals in the oil and entertainment industries, died Saturday at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif., a family spokesman said. He was 79.
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Mr. Davis was born on Aug. 31, 1925, in Newark, the son of Jack and Jean Spitzer Davis. His family history seemed part legend, friends said. His father immigrated from London and sold ready-to-wear dresses in New York City. Mr. Davis often told friends that his father had been a stowaway and a failed prizefighter.

"Some of Marvin's stories were better stories than they were fact," Mr. Kneser said.

Mr. Davis's family later moved to Colorado, where he and his father made money buying low-priced oil and gas leases throughout the Rocky Mountains and then doing extensive drilling.

Mr. Kneser said Mr. Davis had been a pioneer of the oil deal known as the "third for a quarter," where an oil prospector insulates himself from risk by selling one-quarter of a well for one-third of the price of the well. Essentially, he drilled his own wells with other people's money. He also became a major real estate developer in Denver, acquiring a huge shopping center and office complex.

In 1981, Mr. Davis sold most of his oil holdings for $600 million to the Canadian company Hiram Walker-Consumers Home Ltd.

He then turned his eye toward Hollywood and, with Marc Rich, the financier later pardoned by President Bill Clinton, bought 20th Century Fox for $725 million. Newspaper and magazine articles estimated that Mr. Davis made $325 million when he sold to Mr. Murdoch in 1985.

He also made hundreds of millions in profits when, in 1990, he sold Pebble Beach for $841 million.

But Mr. Davis's career was marred by accusations of wrongdoing over the years. The Justice Department accused one of his companies of violating federal oil-pricing policies. The case was settled in 1981, with Mr. Davis paying a $20,000 fine. Business partners accused him in civil lawsuits of inflating the results of his oil wells.

In Hollywood, he took to the notability attached to running a major studio. He named former President Gerald R. Ford and Henry A. Kissinger to the board of Fox, helped guide his son John into the entertainment business and played host at lavish parties for the studio.

Mr. Kneser said that Mr. Davis had been plagued by health problems since 1990, but that he and his wife remained fixtures in Beverly Hills social circles. They raised money for diabetes research and had a lavish annual party called the Carousel Ball.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Davis is survived by three daughters, Patricia Ann Davis Raynes, Nancy Davis Rickel and Dana Davis; two sons, John Davis and Gregg Davis; and his sister, Joan Chorney.


25OCT96: ANTONIO BANDERAS with MELANIE GRIFFITH BARBARA DAVIS, former President GERALD FORD & MARVIN DAVIS (sitting) at the Carousel of Hope Ball at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Pix: PAUL SMITH

http://www.amazon.com/King-Oil-Secret-Lives-Marc/dp/0312570740


The downside of this book is that it doesn't reveal "how" Marc Rich won crucial contracts, established relationships and competed with other commodity traders. Perhaps it's too hard to reconstruct the deal-making conversations, but it would be interesting to hear the inside stories of those critical turning points in his career.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_Rich

Marc Rich (born December 18, 1934) is an international commodities trader.[1] He was indicted in the United States on federal charges of illegally making oil deals with Iran during the late 1970s-early 1980s Iran hostage crisis and tax evasion. He was in Switzerland at the time of the indictment and has never returned to the U.S.

He subsequently received a presidential pardon from U.S. President Bill Clinton on January 20, 2001, Clinton's last day in office.

Marcell David Reich was born in 1934 to a Jewish family in Antwerp, Belgium. His family emigrated to the United States in 1941 to escape the Nazis. Rich attended high school at the Rhodes Preparatory School in the Manhattan borough of New York City. He later attended New York University, in Manhattan, but dropped out after one semester to go work for Philipp Brothers (now known as Phibro LLC). He worked as a commodities trader for his father, who sought to build an American manufacturing fortune through burlap-sack production.
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Rich has been credited with having created the spot market for crude oil in the early 1970s, revolutionizing commodity trading.[4] His tutelage under Philipp Brothers afforded Rich opportunities to strike deals with various dictatorial régimes and embargoed nations, such as Iran, using a special relationship with Ayatollah Khomeini, the leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution which saw the overthrow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran. Despite the American embargo, Iran would become Rich's most important supplier of crude oil for more than 15 years.[5] He earned billions selling oil for the Iranian ayatollahs.
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Awards

In May 2007 Rich received an honorary doctorate from Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, in recognition of his contribution to Israel and to the university's research programs.[17][18]

He received the same honor from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel, on November 18, 2007.[19]

The Chaim Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer in suburban Tel-Aviv, Israel, honored Rich with the "Sheba Humanitarian Award 2008". Former recipients of this award include actor Michael Douglas, actress Elizabeth Taylor and former U.S. President Gerald R. Ford.

His company, Marc Rich Real Estate GmbH, is involved in large developer projects (e.g., in Prague, Czech Republic).[6]

Rich was also accused of being involved with the Bank of Credit and Commerce International BCCI.

http://www.amazon.com/Metal-Men-Defrauded-Sought-After-Corporate/dp/006097060X
Metal Men: How Marc Rich Defrauded the Country, Evaded the Law, and Became the World's Most Sought-After Corporate Criminal [Paperback]
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It begins about the origins of metal trading and goes directly to writing about the people who learned it, changed it and became successful than any other's dreams in the persona of, Marc Rich And Pincus Green. It will explain how commodities works, trading in them is accomplished and the ability to go from Mail Rooms to Board Rooms because of hard work, smarts and guile to do it.

The book explains how oil was once controlled by the "Seven Sisters Oil Companies (Exxon, Mobil, BP, Shell, Gulf, Chevron and Texaco), who have since merged among themselves. Everything about the product from ground to shipping to refining to market was dominated by them until Marc Rich and Pinky Green. This is just a portion of what the book is about with facts too real for fiction. Mr. Rich and Green built over a 30 billion dollar business in over 125 countries and is the true multi-national that the world have come to know today.

http://www.free-press-release.com/news-prince-hans-adam-liechtenstein-palace-telephone-number-featured-in-2011-swiss-billionaires-list-1298778754.html
PRINCE HANS ADAM LIECHTENSTEIN Palace telephone number featured in 2011 "SWISS BILLIONAIRES LIST". February 26, 2011
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FURST HANS ADAM is the owner of the super-secret tax haven bank LGT - BANK IN LIECHTENSTEIN.

The Prince recently appointed his grandson PRINCE MAXIMILLIAN as the new Chairman of the Board of LGT BANK..

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The king of commodities has lived in Zug since 1983. Marc Rich was born in 1934 to a Jewish family who emigrated to the USA during the war. At the age of 20, he was hired by Phillips Brothers, a top global commodities trader, and then founded his own company in 1973, Marc Rich & Co.

He invented spot oil trading, and reaped his first billion in profit during the second oil crisis of 1979. Wanted by the American justice system for having traded with Iran and for tax evasion, Marc Rich sought exile in Switzerland in 1983. He set up his head office in Zug, where taxes are the lowest in Switzerland.

Marc Rich created the Doron Foundation, which supports such institutions as the Zurich Opera, the Internal Festival of Lucerne and the ZugHockey Club.

The business man's fortune stands in fact at over 2 billion Swiss francs. He lives in La Villa Rose, a mansion on the shores of Lake Lucerne, in Meggen, not far from Lucerne. Marc Rich also owns a home in Marbella, Spain, and a chalet on the slopes of St. Moritz, only a few minutes by helicopter from his villa.

Sentenced to 325 years in prison by the American justice, Marc Rich was pardoned by Bill Clinton at the end of 2000. In February, 2001, his firm Marc Rich & Co. merged with Crown Resources, which also has its head office in Zug.



Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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Re: R.I.P. Larry Hagman
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2012, 02:29:37 pm »
Interesting Hagman's LSD experiences and how Dream of Jeannie never mentioned Vietnam...
of course Barbara Eden was a PinUp and went on USO tours...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OfYkyFJrFI
http://barbara-eden.cms2.picaholic.net/videos

http://www.maps.org/news-letters/v13n1/13125hag.html
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RD: What's amazing to me is that it is so vivid in your memory. Is there anything from that same period of time that is as imprinted?

LH: Well, of course the Vietnam war. There was always that trauma of the war. I always felt guilty that I had not been more vocal about it. I was playing an astronaut in the United States Air Force, and they were always asking me to go to Vietnam and entertain the troops. I couldn't do it. We went down to a location at Coco Beach in Florida where the launches eventually started, and they wanted me to wear a Major's Air Force uniform like the one I was wearing in I Dream of Jeannie. I couldn't do it. I had made a dark, dark blue navy suit and I had an enameled dove that I had gotten, a little dove. I wore that to the Officer's Club at Cocoa Beach. Well, boy, talk about naïve. I had a woman come up to me at the bar and say, what are you wearing? I said a peace dove. She says, you son of a bitch, my husband's over there (and he was eventually killed in Vietnam), and he's giving his life and his family for you, to protect you from the commies. You come into this place, you cocksucker... And they had to kind of drag that poor woman off. I've never been confronted quite like that before. Of course she was absolutely right. I should have worn a nice dark blue suit and shut my f**king mouth and played the game, but I didn't do that. But that was about the only protest that I made, because I was scared like everybody else. I was scared like everybody is now. Anyhow, that whole period of time was my psychedelic time. I also experimented with mushrooms and peyote once, never again

http://janbtucker.com/blog/2012/11/24/larry-hagmans-radicalism/
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While Larry Hagman appeared in a military uniform in I Dream of Jeannie, he was a member of the Anti-Vietnam War Peace & Freedom Party
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Larry Hagman joined many literary and entertainment industry members in joining the Peace & Freedom Party when it qualified for the ballot in 1967 in California.
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Apparently afraid that he could risk blacklisting like his mother while portraying J.R. Ewing in the original Dallas series and basking in the popularity of the role that spawned “J.R. For President” bumper stickers throughout America, Hagman re-registered for a time as a Republican.  Later he re-joined the Peace & Freedom Party with his fame and fortune established to a point where he didn’t have to worry.
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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Re: R.I.P. Larry Hagman
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2013, 11:04:05 am »
http://apnews.myway.com/article/20130626/DA75CB182.html
Financier Marc Rich dies in Switzerland
Jun 26, 6:42 AM (ET)
By JOHN HEILPRIN

GENEVA (AP) - Marc Rich, the trader known as the "King of Commodities" whose controversial 2001 pardon by President Bill Clinton just hours before he left office unleashed a political firestorm of criticism in 2001, died on Wednesday. He was 78.

Rich died of a stroke in a hospital in Lucerne, Switzerland, near to his longtime home, according to the Marc Rich Group. His Israel-based spokesman, Avner Azulay, said Rich would be buried in Israel on Thursday.

Rich fled from the United States to Switzerland in 1983 after he was indicted by a U.S. federal grand jury on more than 50 counts of fraud, racketeering, trading with Iran during the U.S. Embassy hostage crisis and evading more than $48 million in income taxes - crimes that could have earned him more than 300 years in prison.

Rich remained on the FBI's Most Wanted List, narrowly escaping capture in Finland, Germany, Britain and Jamaica, until Clinton granted him a pardon on Jan. 20, 2001 - the day he handed over the keys to the White House to George W. Bush.
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Federal authorities investigated but found no evidence of wrongdoing, while election officials also dismissed a complaint accusing Denise Rich of donating campaign money and furniture to Hillary Clinton in exchange for the pardon. Bill Clinton also denied any wrongdoing and said he acted on advice by prominent legal experts not connected to the trader.


http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/27/business/marc-rich-pardoned-financier-dies-at-78.html
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From 1973, Mr. Rich was similarly one of Israel’s most important oil suppliers for more than 20 years, and he held Israeli, Spanish and Belgian citizenship by the end of his life
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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Re: R.I.P. Larry Hagman
« Reply #9 on: June 27, 2013, 02:10:06 am »
War Is Peace - Freedom Is Slavery - Ignorance Is Strength


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Re: R.I.P. Larry Hagman
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2017, 12:35:58 pm »
bump for JFK
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5