james craig

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james craig

American ice hockey goaltender who was part of the U.S. hockey team that won the gold medal at the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid, New York, U.S. The American victory in the hockey tournament, known as the "miracle on ice," was one of the greatest surprises in the history of the Olympics, and Craig, who started every game in goal, was a leading figure in the team's success.

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james craig

soldier and statesman, a leading advocate of maintaining the union between Ireland and Great Britain, and the first prime minister of Northern Ireland (from June 22, 1921, until his death).

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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