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Biography of the day; Gwen Ifill

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Gwendolyn L. “Gwen” Ifill was born on September 29, 1955, and passed away on November 14, 2016. In fact, she was an American Peabody Award-winning journalist, an author, and a television newscaster. Moreover, Gwen was the managing editor as well as moderator of “Washington Week”, as well as the co-managing editor of PBS NewsHour, and co-anchor with Judy Woodruff. Furthermore, Ifill was a political analyst and moderated the 2004 and 2008 American vice-presidential debates. She was the author of the best-selling book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama.

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Gwen Ifill was a very distinguished journalist, and one of the most successful female African American news correspondents of all time. In fact, she had worked for the most famous news networks of all times such as: the Washington Post, The New York Times, NBC and PBS. She moderated two vice presidential debates and received 15 honorary degrees. Unfortunately, Ifill died of cancer on November 14, 2016 at the age of 61.

Early Life

 

Carmencitta Magazine - Biography of the day; Gwen Ifill 3Television news correspondent, Journalist, and news program moderator, Gwen Ifill was born in New York, New York, on September 29, 1955. In fact, Gwen was the daughter of a well-known minister, and grew up having faith in God because she had a strong religious upbringing. For College, Ifill went to Simmons College in Boston. Over there, she majored in communications, and through an internship got her first hands-on experience as a journalist; and this is where it all started. Moreover, she graduated in 1977, and went in order to work as a reporter for the Boston Herald-America. In fact, with her position in Baltimore’s Evening Sun, Ifill began getting interested in politics, towards which, she threw all of her attention. While there, Ifill had her first opportunity in front of the cameras as the host of a news show for a local public television station.

Who Is Hilary Clinton?

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Hillary Clinton became the first American first lady to ever win a public office seat, when she was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2001. After that, in 2009, she became the 67th U.S. secretary of state, and served until 2013. Moreover, in 2016, she became the first woman in U.S. history to become the presidential nominee of a major political party. Keep on reading so you can learn more about Hillary Clinton.

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Carmencitta magazine hillary clinton 1Hillary Clinton was born in Chicago, Illinois, on October 26, 1947. Moreover, she earned a law degree from Yale University. Over there, she met Bill Clinton, and the couple got married in 1975. Moreover, from 1993 until 2001, she was the first lady. After that, the U.S. senator from 2001 until 2009. It was her plan to run for presidency since 2007. However, in the 2008 Democratic primaries, she conceded the nomination when it became clear that Barack Obama held a majority of the delegate vote. As a result, she had to wait until the spring of 2015 to announce her plans to run again for the U.S. presidency. In 2016, she became the first woman in U.S. history to become the presidential nominee of a major political party.

Health Issues

Clinton said she took responsibility for security at the outpost in Benghazi. She was scheduled, in December 2012, to testify about the attack before Congress. However, she canceled her scheduled testimony, because of a stomach virus and a concussion that she suffered after fainting.

Carmencitta magazine hillary clinton 2In fact, the reason that happened was because she was dehydrated. Moreover, when that happened, some members of Congress questioned the timing of Clinton’s illnesses, including Representative Allen West, who stated that he believed the secretary of state was suffering from “a case of Benghazi flu” on the day she was scheduled to testify.

Additionally, on December 30, 2012, Clinton was admitted to the hospital because of something that was related to the concussion that she had suffered earlier in the month. She was released from a New York hospital on January 2, 2013, after receiving treatment, and soon recovered and returned to work.

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Early Life and Education

Jorge Mario Bergoglio was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on December 17, 1936, to Italian immigrants. As a young man, Bergoglio underwent surgery to remove part of one of his lungs due to serious infection. He graduated from a technical school as a chemical technician . In March 1958, he entered the novitiate of the Society of Jesus.

Bergoglio taught literature and psychology in 1964 and 1966. He studied theology and received a degree from the Colegio of San José from 1967 to 1970. Moreover, he finished his doctoral thesis in theology in Germany in 1986.

Entering Priesthood

Bergoglio became a priest in December 1969. He began serving as Jesuit provincial of Argentina in 1973. He later returned to the Colegio of San José, where he served as rector (1980-86) as well as a professor of theology.

On May 20, 1992, he became titular bishop of Auca and auxiliary of Buenos Aires. In February 1998, he became archbishop of Buenos Aires. In February 2001, he was elevated to cardinal by Pope John Paul II, named the cardinal-priest of Saint Robert Bellarmino. In 2005, he became president of the Bishops’ Conference of Argentina, serving in that position until 2011.

Becoming Pope

On March 13, 2013, at the age of 76, Jorge Bergoglio became the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church. Becoming the first American citizen  and first Jesuit priest to be a pope. He adopted the name Pope Francis. Prior to 2013, Pope Francis had served as both archbishop and cardinal for more than 12 years.

The tone of his papacy, which has become admired globally, was established long before his elevation to the church’s highest position. However, when they named him to that post, the media quickly picked up on stories of his humility. News circulated about the fact that he would choose to live in a simple two-room apartment rather than the luxurious papal accommodations.  He broke traditions that have been upheld by popes for more than a century.

Biography: Larry Page

Lawrence Page aka Larry Page is a computer scientist and an Internet entrepreneur. He founded Google Inc. in partnership with Sergey Brin. In addition, he is the CEO of Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc.

Early Life

Larry was born on the 26th of March, 1973 in East Lansing, Michigan, U.S. His father is Carl Vincent Page; “Pioneer in computer science and artificial intelligence”, as Will Smale said; a BBC reporter. In addition, his mother is Jewish, her name is Gloria and she used to be a computer programming instructor in Michigan State University; the same place where his father used to be a computer science professor. However, Lawrence was not raised in a religious way.

 Larry and Computers

Page’s house, as he said, was full of things that had to do with technology and first generation personal computers. When he was 6 years old, his parents let him play with their PCs, so he developed a love for technology and computers. Larry was the first kid in his school who made an assignment on a word processor. Lawrence’s brother was also a reason, because he taught him how to take everything apart and see how things worked. Later on, Larry realized how much he likes technology and was eager to know how to invent new things.

Education

Larry went to Okemos Montessori School from 1975 until 1979. In 1991, he graduated from East Lansing High school. Furthermore, when Larry was in high school he took saxophone classes for 2 summers.

As for university education; Page has a Bachelor Degree of science in computer engineering – University of Michigan.

In addition, He got a Master Degree of science in computer science – Stanford University.

Moreover, his PHD research that he did with Sergey Brin, Became the most searched and downloaded scientific document in the history of the internet.

More about Larry

Page likes investing in renewable energy technology. He encourages the idea of cars that work on electricity and in a present investor in Tesla Motors. Furthermore, he is married to Lucinda Southworth and has two children.

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