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The Gatekeepers

The Gatekeepers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0804138257
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Now with a new chapter on the chaos in the Trump administration, the first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the White House Chiefs of Staff, whose actions—and inactions—have defined the course of our country. What do Dick Cheney and Rahm Emanuel have in common? Aside from polarizing personalities, both served as chief of staff to the president of the United States—as did Donald Rumsfeld, Leon Panetta, and a relative handful of others. The chiefs of staff, often referred to as "the gatekeepers," wield tremendous power in Washington and beyond; they decide who is allowed to see the president, negotiate with Congress to push POTUS's agenda, and—most crucially—enjoy unparalleled access to the leader of the free world. Each chief can make or break an administration, and each president reveals himself by the chief he picks. Through extensive, intimate interviews with all seventeen living chiefs and two former presidents, award-winning journalist and producer Chris Whipple pulls back the curtain on this unique fraternity. In doing so, he revises our understanding of presidential history, showing us how James Baker’s expert managing of the White House, the press, and Capitol Hill paved the way for the Reagan Revolution—and, conversely, how Watergate, the Iraq War, and even the bungled Obamacare rollout might have been prevented by a more effective chief. Filled with shrewd analysis and never-before-reported details, The Gatekeepers offers an essential portrait of the toughest job in Washington.

The Gatekeepers

The Gatekeepers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101200316
Author: Jacques Steinberg
Publisher: Penguin
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In the fall of 1999, New York Times education reporter Jacques Steinberg was given an unprecedented opportunity to observe the admissions process at prestigious Wesleyan University. Over the course of nearly a year, Steinberg accompanied admissions officer Ralph Figueroa on a tour to assess and recruit the most promising students in the country. The Gatekeepers follows a diverse group of prospective students as they compete for places in the nation's most elite colleges. The first book to reveal the college admission process in such behind-the-scenes detail, The Gatekeepers will be required reading for every parent of a high school-age child and for every student facing the arduous and anxious task of applying to college. "[The Gatekeepers] provides the deep insight that is missing from the myriad how-to books on admissions that try to identify the formula for getting into the best colleges...I really didn't want the book to end." —The New York Times

Gatekeepers

Gatekeepers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1418572098
Author: Robert Liparulo
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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Gatekeepers by Robert Liparulo Book Resume:

The house talks. It breathes. And it's hungry. The Kings have been in the creepy old place, their new home, for only a few days, but they've experienced enough terror to last a lifetime. And the mystery is growing even more baffling. Shadowy and shifting, the big house conceals doors into other worlds that blur the line between memories and dreams—and the slightest misstep can change history forever. At least, that's if they believe the trembling old man who shows up claiming to know them. "There's a reason you're in the house," he tells them. "As gatekeepers, we must make sure only those events that are supposed to happen get through to the future." The problem is that horrors beyond description wait on the other side of those gates. As if that weren't enough, the Kings are also menaced by sinister forces on this side—like the dark, ancient stranger Taksidian, who wants them out now. Xander, David, and Toria must venture beyond the gates to save their missing mother—and discover how truly high the stakes have become.

Gatekeeper

Gatekeeper [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1684630584
Author: Alison Levy
Publisher: She Writes Press
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Rachel Wilde comes from a dimension that exists adjacent to ours. The people there have structured their society around daemon collecting: they locate, catch, and repair malfunctioning daemons (creatures out of phase with our world that tempt people to do good or evil). Now Rachel has been given two unusual assignments: 1) find a person who has been trying to break down dimensional barriers, and 2) track down a missing line of gatekeepers, human placeholders for a daemon that was too badly damaged to repair. Authorities of Rachel’s world believe the missing gatekeepers are descended from a girl who went missing from West Africa hundreds of years ago, likely sold into slavery. With no leads to go on, Rachel seeks help from Bach, a raving homeless man who happens to be an oracle. Bach does put her in the path of both of her targets—but he also lands her in a life-threatening situation. Somehow, Rachel has to stop the criminal, reunite a gatekeeper with her stolen past, and, above all, survive.

The Gatekeeper

The Gatekeeper [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1501114980
Author: Kathryn Smith
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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The “fine biography” and “compelling personal story” (The Wall Street Journal) of arguably the most influential member of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s administration, Marguerite “Missy” LeHand, FDR’s de facto chief of staff, who has been misrepresented, mischaracterized, and overlooked throughout history…until now. Widely considered the first—and only—female presidential chief of staff, Marguerite “Missy” LeHand was the right-hand woman to Franklin Delano Roosevelt—both personally and professionally—for more than twenty years. Although her official title as personal secretary was relatively humble, her power and influence were unparalleled. Everyone in the White House knew one truth: If you wanted access to Franklin, you had to get through Missy. She was one of his most trusted advisors, affording her a unique perspective on the president that no one else could claim, and she was deeply admired and respected by Eleanor Roosevelt. With unprecedented access to Missy’s family and original source materials, journalist Kathryn Smith tells the “fascinating” (Publishers Weekly) and forgotten story of the intelligent, loyal, and clever woman who had a front-row seat to history in the making. The Gatekeeper is a thoughtful, revealing unsung-hero story about a woman ahead of her time, the true weight of her responsibility, and the tumultuous era in which she lived—and a long overdue tribute to one of the most important female figures in American history.

Financial Gatekeepers

Financial Gatekeepers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0815729820
Author: Yasuyuki Fuchita,Robert E. Litan
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
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Financial Gatekeepers by Yasuyuki Fuchita,Robert E. Litan Book Resume:

Developed country capital markets have devised a set of institutions and actors to help provide investors with timely and accurate information they need to make informed investment decisions. These actors have become known as "financial gatekeepers" and include auditors, financial analysts, and credit rating agencies. Corporate financial reporting scandals in the United States and elsewhere in recent years, however, have called into question the sufficiency of the legal framework governing these gatekeepers. Policymakers have since responded by imposing a series of new obligations, restrictions, and punishments—all with the purpose of strengthening investor confidence in these important actors. F inancial Gatekeepers provides an in-depth look at these new frameworks, especially in the United States and Japan. How have they worked? Are further refinements appropriate? These are among the questions addressed in this timely and important volume. Contributors include Leslie Boni (University of New Mexico), Barry Bosworth (Brookings Institution), Tomoo Inoue (Seikei University), Zoe-Vonna Palmrose (University of Southern California), Frank Partnoy (University of San Diego School of Law), George Perry (Brookings Institution), Justin Pettit (UBS), Paul Stevens (Investment Company Institute), Peter Wallison (American Enterprise Institute)

The Gatekeepers

The Gatekeepers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 148802782X
Author: Jen Lancaster
Publisher: Harlequin
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"How could we know that forever could end at seventeen?" Anyone passing through North Shore, Illinois, would think it was the most picture-perfect place ever, with all the lakefront mansions and manicured hedges and iron gates. No one talks about the fact that the brilliant, talented kids in town have a terrible history of throwing themselves in front of commuter trains. Meet Simone, the bohemian transfer student from London, who is thrust into the strange new reality of an American high school; Mallory, the hypercompetitive queen bee; and Stephen, the first-generation genius who struggles with crippling self-doubt. Each one is shocked when a popular classmate takes his own life…except not too shocked. It's happened before. With so many students facing their own demons, can they find a way to save each other—as well as themselves?

Gatekeepers

Gatekeepers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1418572098
Author: Robert Liparulo
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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Gatekeepers by Robert Liparulo Book Resume:

The house talks. It breathes. And it's hungry. The Kings have been in the creepy old place, their new home, for only a few days, but they've experienced enough terror to last a lifetime. And the mystery is growing even more baffling. Shadowy and shifting, the big house conceals doors into other worlds that blur the line between memories and dreams—and the slightest misstep can change history forever. At least, that's if they believe the trembling old man who shows up claiming to know them. "There's a reason you're in the house," he tells them. "As gatekeepers, we must make sure only those events that are supposed to happen get through to the future." The problem is that horrors beyond description wait on the other side of those gates. As if that weren't enough, the Kings are also menaced by sinister forces on this side—like the dark, ancient stranger Taksidian, who wants them out now. Xander, David, and Toria must venture beyond the gates to save their missing mother—and discover how truly high the stakes have become.

Gatekeepers

Gatekeepers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0191516066
Author: John C. Coffee Jr.
Publisher: OUP Oxford
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Gatekeepers by John C. Coffee Jr. Book Resume:

In the wake of a series of corporate governance disasters in the US and Europe which have gained almost mythic status - Enron, WorldCom, Tyco, Adelphia, HealthSouth, Parmalat - one question has not yet been addressed. A number of 'gatekeeping' professions - auditors, attorneys, securities analysts, credit-rating agencies - exist to guard against these governance failures. Yet clearly these watchdogs did not bark while corporations were looted and destroyed. But why not? To answer these questions, a more detailed investigation is necessary that moves beyond journalism and easy scapegoating, and examines the evolution, responsibilities, and standards of these professions. John Coffee, world-renowned Professor of Corporate Law, examines how these gatekeeping professions developed, to what degree they failed, and what reforms are feasible. Above all, this book examines the institutional changes and pressures that caused gatekeepers to underperform or neglect their responsibilities, and focuses on those feasible changes that can restore gatekeepers as the loyal agents of investors. This informed and readable view of the players on the contemporary business stage will be essential reading for investors, professionals, executives and business academics concerned with issues of good governance.

Gatekeepers

Gatekeepers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0190274166
Author: William Marling
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Gatekeepers by William Marling Book Resume:

The romantic idea of the writer as an isolated genius has been discredited, but there are few empirical studies documenting the role of "gatekeeping" in the literary process. How do friends, agents, editors, translators, small publishers, and reviewers-not to mention the changes in technology and the publishing industry-shape the literary process? This matrix is further complicated when books cross cultural and language barriers, that is, when they become part of world literature. Gatekeepers builds on the work of Pierre Bourdieu, Randall Collins, James English, and Mark McGurl, describing the multi-layered gatekeeping process in the context of World Literature after the 1960s. It focuses on four case studies: Gabriel García Márquez, Charles Bukowski, Paul Auster and Haruki Murakami. The two American authors achieved remarkable success overseas owing to canny gatekeepers; the two international authors benefited tremendously from well-curated translation into English. Rich in archival materials (correspondence between authors, editors, and translators, and publishing industry analyses), interviews with publishers and translators, and close readings of translations, this study shows how the process and production of literature depends on the larger social forces of a given historical moment. William Marling also documents the ever-increasing Anglo-centric dictate on the gatekeeping process. World literature, the book argues, is not so much a "republic of letters" as a field of chance on which the conversation is partly bracketed by historic events and technological opportunities.

Cisco Voice Gateways and Gatekeepers

Cisco Voice Gateways and Gatekeepers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780132796705
Author: David Mallory,Ken Salhoff,Denise Donohue
Publisher: Pearson Education
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Cisco Voice Gateways and Gatekeepers by David Mallory,Ken Salhoff,Denise Donohue Book Resume:

Deployments of voice over IP (VoIP) networks continue at a rapid pace. Voice gateways are an essential part of VoIP networks, handling the many tasks involved in translating between transmission formats and protocols and acting as the interface between an IP telephony network and the PSTN or PBX. Gatekeepers and IP-to-IP gateways help these networks scale. Gatekeepers provide call admission control, call routing, address resolution, and bandwidth management between H.323 endpoints including Cisco IOS® voice gateways and Cisco® Unified CallManager clusters. IP-to-IP gateways allow VoIP calls to traverse disparate IP networks. Cisco Voice Gateways and Gatekeepers provides detailed solutions to real-world problems encountered when implementing a VoIP network. This practical guide helps you understand Cisco gateways and gatekeepers and configure them properly. Gateway selection, design issues, feature configuration, and security and high-availability issues are all covered in depth. The abundant examples, screen shots, configuration snips, and case studies make this a truly practical and useful guide for anyone interested in the proper implementation of gateways and gatekeepers in a VoIP network. Emphasis is placed on the accepted best practices and common issues encountered in real-world deployments. Cisco Voice Gateways and Gatekeepers is divided into four parts. Part I provides an overview of an IP voice network. Part II is dedicated to voice gateways, including discussions of Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP); H.323; Session Initiation Protocol (SIP); voice circuit options; connecting to the PSTN, PBX, and IP WAN; dial plans; digit manipulation; route selection; class of restriction; Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST) and MGCP fallback; digital signal processor (DSP) resources; and Tool Command Languaue (Tcl) scripts and Voice XML (VXML). Part III addresses voice gatekeepers, including detailed deployment and configuration. Part IV is dedicated to IP-to-IP gateways.

Gatekeepers Journey

Gatekeepers Journey [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1512797057
Author: Jody Brady
Publisher: WestBow Press
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Gatekeepers Journey by Jody Brady Book Resume:

Tom Mackenzie is a beaten man, a man that has lost all hope, his ministry destroyed, his finances in shambles, his marriage at a breaking point. He has bought the lie that his past failures cannot be redeemed and that God has forsaken him. Now he is trapped by a raging fire storm in western Wyoming because of a fateful decision to end his own life, unknowingly renewing a spiritual battle for his soul that began long before at the fall of mankind in Eden in the heavenly realms of the angelic gatekeepers.

The Gatekeeper

The Gatekeeper [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0008347816
Author: Kate Fall
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
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‘A brilliant vivid and intimate new memoir’ The Daily Mail ’For over a decade Kate Fall was the most influential woman in British politics.’ Alice Thomson, The Times

Getting Past GateKeepers

Getting Past GateKeepers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3969316936
Author: B. Vincent
Publisher: XinXii
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Getting Past GateKeepers by B. Vincent Book Resume:

Hello and welcome to this course on getting past the gatekeeper. In this course, we'll show you how to reach more decision-makers with your b2b sales calls. This course is divided into three modules, modules one and two will give you a brief overview of gatekeepers and useful methods and tactics for getting past them, and module three goes over pre-call intelligence gathering, by the time this course is over, you'll be equipped with the tools and methods you need to get past gatekeepers, so you can make more sales. So, without further ado, let's dive into the first module. Okay guys, welcome to module one. In this module, our trainer will give you a brief overview of gatekeepers and some ideas of how to get past them, so get ready to take some notes, and let's jump right in.

Intercessory Training of Gatekeepers Prayer Warriors, and Watchmen on the Walls

Intercessory Training of Gatekeepers Prayer Warriors, and Watchmen on the Walls [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1647016347
Author: Apostle Sharon E. Harris
Publisher: Page Publishing Inc
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Intercessory Training of Gatekeepers Prayer Warriors, and Watchmen on the Walls by Apostle Sharon E. Harris Book Resume:

Every ministry needs the information in this groundbreaking book. Intercessors are as vital to the church as air is to lungs. There are many churches who have prayer teams who might meet every Saturday morning for an hour or so for corporate prayer, but that is not enough. Intercessors need to be strategically positioned in the spirit realm in the areas where God has appointed them. They need to be trained on how to intercede and also on how to wage war in the Spirit. This book covers all aspects of the intercessory ministry, and after reading this book, your views on intercessors and intercession will be transformed. The church that applies the teachings in this book will begin to see the success of the breakthroughs they have been longing for in their local assembly.

The Gatekeepers

The Gatekeepers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 148802782X
Author: Jen Lancaster
Publisher: Harlequin
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The Gatekeepers by Jen Lancaster Book Resume:

"How could we know that forever could end at seventeen?" Anyone passing through North Shore, Illinois, would think it was the most picture-perfect place ever, with all the lakefront mansions and manicured hedges and iron gates. No one talks about the fact that the brilliant, talented kids in town have a terrible history of throwing themselves in front of commuter trains. Meet Simone, the bohemian transfer student from London, who is thrust into the strange new reality of an American high school; Mallory, the hypercompetitive queen bee; and Stephen, the first-generation genius who struggles with crippling self-doubt. Each one is shocked when a popular classmate takes his own life…except not too shocked. It's happened before. With so many students facing their own demons, can they find a way to save each other—as well as themselves?

Technology Gatekeepers for War and Peace

Technology Gatekeepers for War and Peace [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0230504175
Author: M. Matsumoto
Publisher: Springer
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Technology Gatekeepers for War and Peace by M. Matsumoto Book Resume:

The technological revolution in shipbuilding in the early twentieth century had a great impact on the military, industrial, commercial worlds. Matsumoto focuses on the relationship between this revolution and the structure and function of 'technology gatekeepers' during the transfer of marine science and technology from Britain to Japan.

The Legend of the Gatekeepers

The Legend of the Gatekeepers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1483661539
Author: Ryan P. Kegel
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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The Legend of the Gatekeepers by Ryan P. Kegel Book Resume:

Book one of three in the Legend of the Gatekeepers Trilogy starts off with meeting Rholdin. Rholdin was once a young teen who is now entering adult hood and is suppose to take over the kingdom of Ralzare as its new king. However after an unforeseen turn of events Rholdin is met by a crazed old man who reveals to him that Rholdin is actually a gatekeeper, a powerful warrior selected by the cosmos at birth. As a gatekeeper Rholdin must travel to train his Spirit, Body, and Mind in order to defeat an unknown force in an unfamiliar world.

The Gatekeepers #4: Necropolis

The Gatekeepers #4: Necropolis [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0545295254
Author: Anthony Horowitz
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
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The Gatekeepers #4: Necropolis by Anthony Horowitz Book Resume:

The stakes get higher in #1 NYT bestselling author Anthony Horowitz's latest masterpiece. As the fourth novel in the spellbinding Gatekeepers series begins, the world is under the greatest threat it's ever known. The evil corporation Nightrise has amassed an immense amount of power . . . and the devastating force of the Old Ones is about to be unleashed around the globe. To stop this from happening, Matt and three of the Gatekeepers head to Hong Kong--not just the modern city of skyscrapers and wealth, but the secretive underworld beneath. In Hong Kong they will meet the final Gatekeeper, a girl named Scarlet, whose fate is inextricably joined to their own....

Gatekeepers of Knowledge

Gatekeepers of Knowledge [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 178063207X
Author: Margaret Zeegers,Deirdre Barron
Publisher: Elsevier
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Gatekeepers of Knowledge by Margaret Zeegers,Deirdre Barron Book Resume:

Throughout its history, the Western library has played a significant role in bringing the book to the hands of Western scholars. This book analyses that history, examining constructs of librarianship, publishing and scholarship within that history as gate keeping access to knowledge. Exploring significant events in the field from the time of the Lyceum to the present day in the development of repositories of books and their access by scholars. Gatekeepers of Knowledge engages in an analysis of those events from a perspective that makes visible the ways in which the production, storage and access of books, have been privileged, while others have been marginalised. Examines its material as analyses of significant events in the development of libraries, books, and scholarship in the western world Embeds those developments in significant political, economic, social and cultural fields of particular eras Ties scholarship to class structures and associated protocols in its treatment of scholarship as the generation of knowledge