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White House interpreter : the art of interpretation

Author: Harry Obst
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Authorhouse, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Harry Obst 1932 born in Konigsberg, East Prussia, Germany 1949 escapes from communist East Germany 1949-50 coal miner in Essen, West Germany 1954 high school diploma in Essen-Werden 1954-56 studies languages, translation, law 1956 graduates from Mainz University 1957 emigrates More ... to the United States 1957-65 marketing and management positions in private industry 1963 becomes American citizen 1965-84  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Obst
ISBN: 9781452006147 1452006148 9781452006154 1452006156
OCLC Number: 631151666
Description: xiii, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Lyndon B. Johnson --
The art of interpretation --
Richard M. Nixon --
Gerald R. Ford --
Interpreting at economic summits --
Jimmy Carter --
Escort interpreting --
Ronald W. Reagan --
Unusual encounters on the language bridge --
Training interpreters in the United States --
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"Harry Obst 1932 born in Konigsberg, East Prussia, Germany 1949 escapes from communist East Germany 1949-50 coal miner in Essen, West Germany 1954 high school diploma in Essen-Werden 1954-56 studies languages, translation, law 1956 graduates from Mainz University 1957 emigrates More ... to the United States 1957-65 marketing and management positions in private industry 1963 becomes American citizen 1965-84 Diplomatic Interpreter, U.S. Department of State, Washington interprets for seven American presidents through 1996 1970-2008 lectures in Europe on the U.S. political, economic, and cultural scene lectures and gives seminars on interpretation in the U.S. and Europe 1972 awarded the Grand Decoration of Merit by President Jonas of Austria 1973 German President Heinemann invites Obst to Berlin for a private discussion of the American cultural and political scene 1984-97 Director, Office of Language Services, U.S. Department of State in Washington, occasional White House interpreting by name request 1997 retires as member of the Senior Executive Service with merit awards from Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and USIA Director Duffey 1997-2004 Director and principal instructor, Inlingua School of Interpretation 1999-2000 gives interpreter training courses in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia 2004-2010 writes and lectures in retirement ..."--Publisher description.

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