Steve Earle (b. 1955) is an American singer-songwriter known for rock and country music.
Coccygeal (4 fused vertebrae - the tailbone)
An alternative rock band from England, led by Thom Yorke.
Colin Powell (b. 1937) was the United States Secretary of State (2001-2005) who had to make the case for the invasion of Iraq in the United Nations.
A four-star general, he served as National Security Adviser to Ronald Reagan (1987-1989), and then as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Gulf War.
Howard Hodgkin (b. 1932) is a British painter best known for his abstract work.
Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheney (b. 1941) was the United States Vice President from January 2001 to January 2009. He was a controversial figure, accused of warmongering, and thought to be the real force behind the decision-making of then President George W. Bush.
Final Interview with Bob Scheiffer on Face the Nation (Jan 4th 09):
Donald Rumsfeld has had many political appointments, but in 2003 he was Secretary of Defense. He resigned from the position in 2006.
Donald Rumsfeld Resignation:
Paul Dundes Wolfowitz (b. 1943) is viewed as one of the architects of the Iraq War. He was Deputy Secretary of Defense from 2001 to 2005.
Robert Adam (1728-1792) was a Scottish architect and interior designer. As well as Fitzroy Square (see Setting), he also designed Charlotte Square in Edinburgh and a long list of English and Scottish stately homes.