The Man Who Talked Back
- This Man Willkie. // New Republic;9/2/40, Vol. 103 Issue 10, p315
The article profiles Wendell Willkie, a U.S. president candidate. He was born on February 18, 1892 in Eldwood, Indiana. His grandparents had come from Germany. He was a lawyer and at one time superintendent of schools. In addition, he is the president of public utility firm Commonwealth &...
- Mr. Willkie in Business. // New Republic;9/2/40, Vol. 103 Issue 10, p318
The article focuses on the business career of Wendell Willkie, a presidential nominee in the U.S. Willkie made known for his reforms after he became the president of utility holding Commonwealth & Southern Corp. One of his policies made was to let the firm free of intermediate holding companies....
- Willkie and the TVA. // New Republic;9/2/40, Vol. 103 Issue 10, p321
The article reports on the move of Wendell Willkie, president of public utility firm Commonwealth & Southern Corp., in informing his stockholders that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) would destroy the company's $400,000,000 worth of securities in the U.S. It was mentioned that Willkie...
- Edison Institute Ethics. // New Republic;9/2/40, Vol. 103 Issue 10, p331
The article focuses on the business activities of Wendell Willkie, president of public utility firm Commonwealth & Southern Corp. in the U.S. Willkie has engaged in an extraordinary and highly discreditable campaign to discourage the idea of publicly owned power throughout the country. He...
- The New Fear. Willkie, Wendell L. // Vital Speeches of the Day;5/20/35, Vol. 1 Issue 17, p538
Presents the text of the speech delivered by Wendell L. Willkie, president of the Commonwealth and Southern Corporation, before the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C., on May 1,1935, which deals with the economic condition of the U.S.
- Preserve Self-Government. Willkie, Wendell L. // Vital Speeches of the Day;2/15/44, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p269
Presents the text of a speech given by lawyer and author Wendell L. Willkie on February 2, 1944, which deals with the idea of self-government in the U.S.
- 'Deathless Loyalty.'. MCCORMICK, MAC // American Funeral Director;Nov2008, Vol. 131 Issue 11, p46
The article offers a look at the life and death of U.S. corporate lawyer and Republican nominee for the 1940 presidential election Wendell Willkie. He was born in Elwood, Indiana and came relatively close to becoming the president of the U.S. He established a brilliant career in the legal...
- The Next Step. Willkie, Wendell L. // Vital Speeches of the Day;12/1/43, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p125
Presents the text of a speech given by lawyer and author Wendell L. Willkie on November 17, 1943, which deals with the importance of human values.
- The Functions of a Political Party: STAND MUST BE TAKEN ON BASIC ISSUES. Willkie, Wendell // Vital Speeches of the Day;4/1/44, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p359
Presents the text of a speech given by lawyer Wendell Willkie on March 20, 1944, which deals with political parties.