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Fri Mar 21 17:09:27 2014 UTClccn-n878918520.00Americans do not live in fear, we live in freedom, and we will never let that freedom go0.421.00William Penn and his treaty with the Indians as a symbol of peace : collection of Mr. & Mrs. Meyer P. Potamkin28601147Tom_Ridgen 878918522186571Ridge, Thomas Joseph.Ridge, Tom.lccn-no2002051730United StatesDepartment of Homeland Securitylccn-n88265129Bloom, Larylccn-n79053105United StatesCongressSenateCommittee on Governmental Affairslccn-no98109545PennsylvaniaGovernor (1995-2001 : Ridge)lccn-n82245514Newcomen Society of the United Stateslccn-n87891851Hertel, Dennis M.lccn-n87891853CSIS Working Group on Presidential National Security Choiceslccn-n81021775Taylor, William J.(William Jesse)1933-lccn-no95049848Bush, George W.(George Walker)1946-np-hamilton, markHamilton, MarkRidge, Thomas J.HistoryCatalogsConference proceedingsUnited StatesEmergency managementRisk managementUncertaintyTerrorism--Government policyWar on Terrorism (2001-2009)September 11 Terrorist Attacks (2001)Terrorism--PreventionCivil defenseTerrorism--Prevention--Government policyRidge, Thomas JUnited States.--Department of Homeland SecurityElectric power failuresPennsylvaniaPennsylvania.--Governor (1995-2001 : Ridge)CanadaElectric power systems--ManagementIncident command systemsCivil defense--U.S. statesEmergency management--U.S. statesNational Incident Management System (U.S.)National securityCanada, EasternInterconnected electric utility systems--ReliabilityNortheastern StatesOhioElectric power distributionOntarioPreparednessPennsylvania--AustinRepublican National ConventionFirstEnergy CorpNorth American Electric Reliability CouncilPolitical sciencePresidents--ElectionsDemocratic National ConventionElectionsCommunity developmentBush, George W.--(George Walker),FriendshipTransportation--PlanningTransportation and stateInfrastructure (Economics)Transportation--FinanceUnited Airlines Flight 93 Hijacking Incident (2001)Rescue workPennsylvania--ShanksvilleAircraft accident victims' familiesTerrorismAircraft accidents19451977198819921993199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201315166473658.155HD61ocn423061814ocn0834305437422ocn316019742book20090.20Ridge, Thomas JThe test of our times : America under siege-- and how we can be safe againThe first secretary of Homeland Security evaluates the challenges faced by the country and his team in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, the anthrax case, and the emergence of new Al-Qaeda operations, and evaluates the DHS's controversial successes and missteps+-+12398076852371ocn049377215book20020.63Ridge, Thomas JThe Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and its governorHistory612ocn017506777book19880.88National security choices for the next president172ocn037756638visu19970.33Largey, GaleThe Austin disaster, 1911 a chronicle of human characterThe watershed event in the life of Austin, Pa occurred on Sept. 30, 1911 when the Bayless Pulp Mill dam broke and large sections of the community were destroyed, resulting in the loss of 78 lives. This documentary uses survivors' reminiscences and historical records from before and since the disaster to explain and resolve the activities of the people of Austin on that fateful autumn day142ocn054961301book20040.66National Incident Management SystemThe National Incident Management System (NIMS) provides a systematic, proactive approach to guide departments and agencies at all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector to work seamlessly to prevent, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity, in order to reduce the loss of life and property and harm to the environment. NIMS works hand in hand with the National Response Framework (NRF). NIMS provides the template for the management of incidents, while the NRF provides the structure and mechanisms for national-level policy for incident management91ocn298122997visu20080.27Campaign 2008Presents speeches from the Democratic and Republican National Conventions of 200872ocn741522455file20110.47Bradley, BillRoad to recovery transforming America's transportationAmerica's transportation program is facing demolition by neglect. Calls to "do more with less" when the nation's infrastructure is crumbling ignore the needs of a system in rapid physical decline. Failure to reform the transportation system risks deepening U.S. dependence on oil and eroding global economic competitiveness. America's transportation system is failing: infrastructure is crumbling and up to $175 billion is added annually to the national deficit. The United States is one of only a handful of countries in the world where revenues raised to support the federal transportation system do not cover costs. A nation's transportation system is a major actor in its economy, deserving investment and requiring federal funding and oversight. Changes to the system will help ensure future economic growth, recognize demographic and geographic shifts in both population and preferences, advance environmental and energy security, and embrace and support innovation. All of these items are necessary to maintain global competitiveness and guarantee future prosperity. Without reform, this failure poses a significant threat to America's economic, energy, and environmental security61ocn755926447book20110.10Heroes were made : the story of Flight 93 -- the victims, the memorial and the community of supporters"'Heroes Were Made' tells the story of Flight 93 from the tragic events of 9/11 through the design and construction of the Flight 93 National Memorial. This book profiles many of the passengers and crew--through the memories of the their closest friends and family members--and spotlights the touching mementos left behind by visitors to Shanksville.."--inside cover61ocn040647777book19980.92Ridge, Thomas JRebuilding broken communities : can government and free markets work together?41ocn041899924visu19990.10The problem with the year 200031ocn033388935book19951.00PennsylvaniaWilliam Penn and his treaty with the Indians as a symbol of peace : collection of Mr. & Mrs. Meyer P. PotamkinHistoryCatalogs31ocn042406135book19980.10Ridge, Thomas JCentral Stepney history walkHistory31ocn070531386book20040.70U.S.-Canada Power System Outage Task ForceFinal report on the August 14, 2003 blackout in the United States and Canada causes and recommendations31ocn032162714book19950.10Pennsylvania1995-96 budget in brief : commonwealth of Pennsylvania21ocn801698506com20120.06Ridge, Thomas JPreparing for 21st century risks revitalizing American manufacturing to protect, respond, and recoverThe Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) asked two respected experts on homeland security and preparedness--Governor Tom Ridge and Robert B. Stephan--to examine the direct nexus between a strong domestic manufacturing sector and America's ability to prevent, mitigate, recover from, and rebuild quickly in the wake of catastrophic events. In their analysis, Governor Ridge and Colonel Stephan take an in-depth look at recent disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina and the Japan Earthquake and Fukishima Nuclear Reactor Disaster of 2011. They also provide a snapshot of several manufacturing sectors, including steel, water, and the electric grid, which are critical to disaster preparedness and recovery efforts21ocn750796874book20100.37Funston, FrederickSurviving and thriving in uncertainty creating the risk intelligent enterpriseA new book to help senior executives and boards get smart about risk management The ability of businesses to survive and thrive often requires unconventional thinking and calculated risk taking. The key is to make the right decisions'even under the most risky, uncertain, and turbulent conditions. In the new book, Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty: Creating the Risk Intelligent Enterprise, authors Rick Funston and Steve Wagner suggest that effective risk taking is needed in order to innovate, stay competitive, and drive value creation. Based on their combined decades of experience as practitioners, consultants, and advisors to numerous business professionals throughout the world, Funston and Wagner discuss the adoption of 10 essential and practical skills, which will improve agility, resilience, and realize benefits: - Challenging basic business assumptions can help identify "Black Swans" and provide first-mover advantage - Defining the corporate risk appetite and risk tolerances can help reduce -the risk of ruin.-Anticipating potential causes of failure can improve chances of survival and success through improved preparedness.-Factoring in velocity and momentum can improve speed of response and recovery.-Verifying sources and the reliability of information can improve insights for decision making and thus decision quality.-Taking a longer-term perspective can aid in identifying the potential unintended consequences of short-term decisions+-+133297529521ocn733848965book20110.47Ridge, Thomas JRisk management: security, resiliency and the aviation sectorConference proceedings22ocn793355483art2003Ridge, Thomas JAmericans do not live in fear, we live in freedom, and we will never let that freedom go21ocn045413281visu20001.00Republican Convention PhiladelphiaThe last day of the 2000 Republican National Convention, held in Philadelphia, is shown. Among the numerous speakers are George W. Bush (his acceptance speech), Jennifer Dunn and Thomas Ridge11ocn040345118book1998PennsylvaniaPreparing Pennsylvanians for leadership in the 21st Century : a summary of Governor Tom Ridge's education reform initiatives3343ocn052801373book20030.70United StatesNomination of Hon. Thomas "Tom" J. Ridge : hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session on the nomination of Hon. Thomas "Tom" J. Ridge to be Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, January 17, 2003112ocn052477651visu20030.17Tom Ridge defending AmericaProfiles Tom Ridge, former governor of Pennsylvania, during his transition from acting as President Bush's White House Advisor on Homeland Security to becoming Secretary of the newly established Department of Homeland Security. Includes commentary by Ridge, Bush, and other ranking officials71ocn053958122visu20030.10Tom Ridge"To many, the Secretary of Homeland Security is best known for announcing color-coded threat levels, or recommending duct tape. But for Tom Ridge, this latest mission is another step in a remarkable American journey. From humble beginnings, he's risen to become one of the most powerful men in Washington. And for all Americans, his success or failure has literally become a matter of life or death. Ridge was thrust into running Homeland Security within days of September 11, 2001, and since that fateful day, he's responsible for the enormous task of detecting, preventing, and responding to any terrorist threat throughout the country."--Publisher's website11ocn664271764visu19950.10Governor Thomas J. Ridge inauguration State Capitol, Harrisburg [Pennsylvania]11ocn037824596book1997A report to Pennsylvania from Governor Tom Ridge : continuing his commitment to Pennsylvanians11ocn247127810mixDaugherty, Ephraim[Letter]A letter to Thomas Ridge discusses the purchase and the price paid for land in Fulton County, Indiana11ocn049556882art2001Ridge, TomBiography11ocn079828423mixPew Charitable TrustsSubseries C. contains Rimel's correspondence during her tenure as president and CEO (1994-1997) of The Pew Charitable Trusts. (Her records as executive director form Subseries B., Series VI of Accession 2020: The Records of The Pew Charitable Trusts.) It is arranged alphabetically by correspondent for each year. (Note: Because of this arrangement, correspondence from 1994 includes some letters written while she was executive director.) She exchanges letters with a variety of individuals and institutions seeking grants, other charitable foundations, local and national political figures as well as personal and professional acquaintances. Topics include requests for funds; the progress of current grants and The Pew Charitable Trust initiative, like the Pew Partnership; media coverageof the trusts; grants, programs and staffing changes at other charitable foundations; invitations to events; Rimel's service on external boards of trustees; the trusts' efforts to renew Americans' faith in the political process and the effect of of local and national political decisions on foundations. Also includes correspondence with Philadelphia Mayor Edward G. Rendell and Pennsylvania Governor Thomas Ridge on the trusts' role in promoting tourism and economic development in greater Philadelphia11ocn070979737mix20021.00Loy, James MAdm. James Loy, USCG Commandant, oral historyHistoryInterviewsInterview with Adm. James Loy, USCG Commandant, concerning the Coast Guard's response to the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks and the impact those attacks have had on the Coast Guard service11ocn823207618book20040.56National response plan11ocn775008808visu20080.47Charlie RoseInterviews11ocn236164356book19990.47Rogers, Fred[Letter, 1999 : to Governor Tom Ridge]Fred Rogers accepts Tom Ridge's offer to accept the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission award11ocn603439492com0.10Thomas Joseph Ridge : (1945-)Criticism, interpretation, etc11ocn123401963mixPew Charitable TrustsSubseries B. Sub-Subseries i. contains Rebecca W. Rimel's general correspondence as executive director (1988-1993) of The Pew Charitable Trusts. (Her records as president and CEO form Subseries C., Series V of Accession 2020: The Records of The Pew Charitable Trusts.) It is arranged alphabetically by correspondent for each year. (Note: Because of this arrangement, correspondence from 1988 includes some letters written while Rimel was vice president responsible for health sciences funding.) A portion of this Sub-Subseries includes grant acknowledgments and check requests. The majority, however, contains correspondence with a variety of individuals and grant-seeking institutions, other charitable foundations, local and national political figures and personal and professional acquaintances. Topics include requests for funds; the progress of current grants and Trust-initiated programs; media coverage of the trusts; grants, programs and staffing changes at other foundations; invitations to events; Rimel's service on external boards of trustees; her continuing interest in research on head injury; and the effect of national and local political decisions on foundations. Some of Rimel's correspondence reflect her efforts to guide the trusts through the organizational changes of the late 1980s, including letters from longtime grantees concerned that the reorganization might fundamentally alter the trusts' traditional grantmaking focus01ocn081994432mixPew Charitable TrustsSubseries B. Sub-Subseries i. contains Rebecca W. Rimel's general correspondence as executive director (1988-1993) of The Pew Charitable Trusts. (Her records as president and CEO form Subseries C., Series V of Accession 2020: The Records of The Pew Charitable Trusts.) It is arranged alphabetically by correspondent for each year. (Note: Because of this arrangement, correspondence from 1988 includes some letters written while Rimel was vice president responsible for health sciences funding.) A portion of this Sub-Subseries includes grant acknowledgments and check requests. The majority, however, contains correspondence with a variety of individuals and grant-seeking institutions, other charitable foundations, local and national political figures and personal and professional acquaintances. Topics include requests for funds; the progress of current grants and Trust-initiated programs; media coverage of the trusts; grants, programs and staffing changes at other foundations; invitations to events; Rimel's service on external boards of trustees; her continuing interest in research on head injury; and the effect of national and local political decisions on foundations. Some of Rimel's correspondence reflect her efforts to guide the trusts through the organizational changes of the late 1980s, including letters from longtime grantees concerned that the reorganization might fundamentally alter the trusts' traditional grantmaking focus+-+1239807685+-+1239807685Fri Mar 21 15:46:01 EDT 2014batch25249