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George Alexander BOWIE …one of the top professionals on america's platforms Figure George Alexander BOWIE provides pertinent abservations on topics and trends — in a manner that entertains while it informs! One of the top professionals on America's platforms Mr. Bowie provides pertinent observations on topics and trends in a manner that entertains while it informs. He is personally acquainted with many of the world's interesting people and finds their advice and undiluted opinion helpful ingredients in rounding out the facts of any matters he considers important. With connections at home and abroad and first hand experience in places east or west he has much to add that helps in thinking through the affairs of the present. Winner of the Freedom's Foundation, George Washington Honor Medal for Outstanding achievement in bringing about a better understanding of the American Way of Life, Mr. Bowie is further honored by being listed as a key speaker in the directories of all of America's major business and professional associations. For a coast to coast opinion of this program opportunity please see the following quotations. Figure they liked him in Washington, D. C. The splendid address which you gave was a most enjoyable highlight of our business program. The enthusiasm with which it was received prompts me to reproduce the speech in our monthly publication. This will be done in the January issue. Carroll F. Genovese, Executive Secretary, Independent Movers' & Warehousemen's Ass'n. Bridgeport, Connecticut Your talk before the Supervisor's Forum proved to be the stem-winder of the year. I have had many, many requests for copies of your remarks. Horace A. Smith, Director of Adult Program, YMCA New York City, N. Y. His address was a thriller, no less. The audience-response was perfect. Furthermore he did an exceptionally fine job of statesmanship all along the line. John A. C. Warner, General Manager, Society of Automotive Engineers Colgate University, Hamilton, N. Y. My class agrees that it was the best lecture they have listened to at Colgate this year and my class is highly critical. Dr. George Estabrooks Albany, N. Y. The reaction to the content of Mr. Bowie's talk was of the finest that I have heard in recent times. His constructive criticism of the industry and its necessity for alertness to the reaction of the general public was timely and needed. Sol Rubenstein, General Counsel, Highway Transport Ass'n. Denver, Colorado I have had more comments from the members regarding what you had to say than any other address we have had during my term of office. A. D. Lewis, President, Lions Club of Denver Spokane, Washington Your talk is still being discussed because it was chock full of thought starters. It should make you feel good to know that you delivered a message that isn't going to be forgotten overnight. L. M. Kauffman, President, Washington State Auto Dealers Ass'n. Seattle, Washington Bowie went over one hundred per cent. His presentation was masterly. It's impossible to measure in dollars the value of the talk he made and the manner in which he made it. V. H. Dent, Executive Vice Pres., Seattle Master Builders Ass'n. Portland, Oregon Thank you for the copy of your talk, The Price Of Freedom given before the Portland Chamber of Commerce. I enjoyed it then and I have enjoyed reading it again. You are doing a grand job — more power to you. Raymond R. Brown, President, Standard Insurance Company San Francisco, California Having Mr. Bowie appear on our program added much to the convention and contributed to the result that this one was said to be the most successful that the California Insurance Agents have ever had. Harold J. Muller, Program Chairman Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania I want to tell you how much our Association appreciated your fine address last Thursday. It was an inspiring Keynote for the Conference and the many comments give ample evidence that your pertinent message was well received. Wm. Whigham, Jr., President, Pittsburgh Personnel Ass'n. and Ass'n. Vice President, Industrial Relations, U. S. Steel Company Richmond, Virginia The more I think of your fine speech and recall the many comments made that right the more urgent became the necessary to let you know that those people were intensely interested in your subject and in the delightful way in which you presented it. Harold Harris, Jr., President, Virginia Coal Merchants Ass'n. Charlotte, North Carolina The Charlotte Sales Executive Club has been most complimentary about you and your speech. Some of the remarks, such as, best speaker we have had, certainly indicate our feeling. R. J. Alander, Advertising Director, The Charlotte News St. Petersburg, Florida We truly enjoyed your talk and you are by far one of the most popular speakers we have ever had. Mrs. Elizabeth Sweet, Speaker's Chairman, Advertising Federation of America, Florida Dist. Atlanta, Georgia Your most interesting talk was a great contribution to a successful convention. We are still anxious to get a copy of your tall. We have had numerous requests for it since our return to the office. Nyram L. Young, Executive Vice President, Georgia Trucking Ass'n. Memphis, Tennessee You made this meeting the most successful one staged thus far. We have had requests for copies of your splendid address and I hope we may reproduce it for distribution to our many interested members. Lee T. McCourt, Past Chairman, Industrial Council, Memphis Chamber of Commerce Columbia, South Carolina This year he was back with us by popular demand. We consider him one of the finest and most able speakers of our time. Ella W. Ford, Executive Secy., Auto Dealers Ass'n. Cleveland, Ohio Mr. Bowie's presentation was both inspiring and refreshing. His analysts was very constructive and expressed good sound reasoning. D. C. Hyde, General Manager, Cleveland Transit System Indianapolis, Indiana I would be remiss if I did not write and tell you how much I enjoyed your address at our Annual Convention. Without exception our members thought it was one of the finest talks they had heard in many a year. It was fine because it was factual and superbly delivered. Stewart Davis Smith, Executive Secy., MAYFLOWER Warehousemen's Ass'n. Chicago, Illinois The National 4-H Club Congress is now history and I want to extend our thanks to you for making such a fine presentation at the opening general assembly. You challenged the thinking of the members as was apparent by the discussion and questions which followed. G. L. Noble, Director, National Committee The many remarks that were made to me concerning your splendid presentation speak louder than words of mine and I can assure you we sincerely hope we can call on you again for some future occasion. Paul H. Coburn, Director, Motor Transportation Bureau, National Safety Council Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Our Club has the reputation of being a hard bunch to talk to but I am sure the rapt attension which they gave you and the sustained applause at the end speak more eloquently than any words as to how you were received. E. H. Dennison, Secretary, Advertising and Sales Club of Hamilton St. Louis, Missouri The program chairman leads a dog's life One flop and I never hear the end of it. However, one critical member said to me the other day, 'Now that I've heard Mr. Bowie you can have six flops and I'll still say you're doing a grand job.' You made a hero out of me and I'm grateful. The intense interest of the audience, the tremendous applause — and the many compliments I received after your address place you among the top rung of speakers to address our club. Don O. Pyke, Sales Promotion Mgr., Graham Paper Co. Program Ch. St. Louis Ad Club St. Paul, Minnesota I think your talk was one of the most inspiring addresses ever presented to our group in all the years they have been meeting. A number of the men would like to use part or all of the transcription for meetings in their communities. G. R. Cochran, State Supervisor, Agricultural Education Little Rock, Arkansas I have had more compliments on your talk than I have ever heard before regarding any one address. The Senators and Representatives who were in attendance were extremely high in their praise. L. M. Dever, General Chairman, Arkansas Bus and Truck Ass'n. Convention Fargo, North Dakota I heard one dissenting voice regarding your fine performance and that was from my son, Jim, who said, 'If you think Bowie was good tonight, you should have heard him in South Dakota'. George Dixon, Manager, Automobile Dealers of North Dakota Omaha, Nebraska Many thanks for sending me a copy of your speech which you gave before the Omaha Rotary Club. With no intention of flattery, I thought this was one of the most outstanding speeches I have heard. Phil Moore, Manager, Omaha Daily Journal-Stockman Oklahoma City, Oklahoma The fine talk, How's Business which you gave last Friday was an inspiration to the membership. We are still getting a lot of chuckles from the subtle humor which permeated your remarks. W. E. Van Vacter, Sec'y-Mgr., Associated Motor Carriers Phoenix, Arizona It was certainly a treat to have you visit our school and give those two inspiring addresses to our students. I have heard many enthusiastic comments from our young men and women about the helpful ideas they gained. Please come out again. You gave us a real lift. Gail Murphy, Director, Foreign Trade Dept., American Institute for Foreign Trade Your address was the finest I have had the pleasure of hearing and the same comment was expressed at the table by my companions. You have a great message and a very fine way of putting it across. J. K. Weston, Gen'l Freight Agent, TORONTO HAMILTON & BUFFALO RY. Grand Rapids, Michigan You made this program outstanding for us and the officers of the P. T. A. and also the Teacher's Club want to express their thanks to you for coming. Mrs. George D. Hitler, Vice Pres., East Grand Rapids, P. T. A. Los Angeles, California It was indeed a pleasure to have you as our guest speaker. May I extend our sincere appreciation for bringing us a most worth-while and interesting message. Please keep us in mind the next time your travels bring you to Los Angeles. J. M. McCollum, Vice President, Kiwanis Club of Los Angeles presenting this season THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT (Europe answers some questions; in person) WHEN COMMERCIALS DONT SING (Your public and your business) HELLO FRESHMAN (The real class in society) SAINTS AND SINNERS (An album of folks and facts…for fun) as an author Mr. Bowie is responsible for such articles as, Snap Goes Your Judgment, We'll Take a Cup o' Kindness Yet, Me Incorporated, and Let's Get Personal as a business man He has been for several years a public relations counsel for one of America's major industrial concerns. as a naual officer During World War II he served with the Fleet Amphibious Forces in the Central Pacific campaigns personally counselling Marines and SeaBees in combat areas. as a speaker He is considered an entertaining commentator on what he calls, the world's most vital resource, its people. Frank but friendly presentations of their acts and attitudes during a platform career of more than fifteen years have made him a favorite program event for conventions, clubs, schools, and churches while Sales and Personnel groups consider his advice most inspiring and practical. S. E. PAULUS THE SCHOOL ASSEMBLY SERVICE 25 E. JACKSON BLVD. CHICAGO 4, ILL.
|Title||George Alexander Bowie: one of the top professionals on America's platforms|
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|Personal Name Subject||Bowie, George Alexander|
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