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2010-10-15 11:15:00

SULLIVAN AND CALIFANO CRITICIZE THE CONGRESS OF RACIAL EQUALITY, THE NATIONAL BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, AND THE NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF BLACK LAW ENFORCEMENT EXECUTIVES FOR OPPOSING BAN NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joseph A. Califano, Jr., Chairman and Founder of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA*) at Columbia University and former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, and Louis W. Sullivan, M.D., a CASA Columbia board member and...

2010-10-12 11:16:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University announced today that Gene F. Jankowski has been elected to its board of directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100923/CASALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100923/CASALOGO) Jankowski is the former President, CBS Broadcasting, Retired. He began his career with the CBS Corporation in 1961 and served as President and Chairman from...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.