Biography of Arlen Specter

PERSONAL
  • Full Name: Arlen Specter
  • Place of Birth: Wichita, Kansas
  • Date of Birth: Wednesday, February 12, 1930
  • Zodiac: Aquarius
  • Nationality: United States
BIOGRAPHY
Arlen Specter is a former US Senator from Pennsylvania. Specter was a Democrat, but joined the Republican Party from 1965 to 2009. On April 28, 2009, Specter surprised the public by announcing that, after 44 years was elected as a Republican, he switched to the Democratic Party membership First elected in 1980, he representing his country for thirty years in the Senate. Specter is a lurking place in the moderate political center.

Arlen Specter Born February 12, 1930 in Wichita, Kansas, from Russian immigrants and Harry Lillie Shanin Specter. The youngest of four children studying at the University of Oklahoma. He then moved to the University of Pennsylvania, where he became a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He majored in International Relations, and graduated in 1951. After receiving a bachelor's degree, Specter joined the United States Air Force during the Korean War, 1951-1953.
Arlen Specter
Upon their return from the task of defending the nation, Specter entered Yale Law School to study law. Setamatnya in 1956, the father of two children practiced law with fellow Specter & Katz Marvin Katz, who later became a judge of the Federal District Court in Philadelphia. Upon the recommendation of Gerald Ford worked for the commission Warren Specter Specter served as assistant counsel to the Warren Commission that investigated the assassination of John F. Kennedy and helped set up "single-bullet theory" (the single bullet theory). The theory wanted to show that the bullets used to kill Kennedy and wounded Texas Gov. John Connaly is the same bullet. It is important for the theory of the Warren Commission, apart from the bullet wound would mean more than one killer, and implies a conspiracy.

Specter was first elected to the Senate in 1980. He is the longest in the history of Pennsylvania Senator; no other person ever elected to five times the selection. During his tenure in the Senate, Specter of Pennsylvania and the economic struggle are active in foreign affairs, met with dozens of world leaders as well as supporting the allocation to fight HIV / AIDS pandemic globally and supports the free trade agreement between the US and developing countries.

She was diagnosed with stage IVB Hodgkin's disease in 2005 but continued to work full-time in the Senate and is now in good health. He wrote a book on Experience, Never Give In: Battling Cancer in the Senate. Another book was never released Specter, Passion for Truth: From Finding JFK's Single Bullet to Questioning Anita Hill to impeaching Clinton, and wrote a number of articles of law during his career.

EDUCATION
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Yale University
CAREER
  • US Senator from Pennsylvania (3 Januari 1981-3 January 2011)
  • Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee (January 3, 1995 - January 3, 1997)
  • Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs (January 3, 1997 - January 3, 2001)
  • Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary (January 3, 2005 - January 3, 2007
  • Attorney of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (January 3, 1966 - January 7, 1974)
AWARDS
  • 3 times Academy Award
  • 30 times Academy Award nominations
  • 1o times Golden Globe
  • 4 times BAFTA