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Romania, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...nment publications. An objective description of Romanian society in the late 1980s, however, presented special challenges because of the paucity of re... ...alized. Marxist ideology and nationalistic values stressed at all levels. In 1980s technical and vocational education emphasized. Religion: About 70 p... ...nment publications. An objective description of Romanian society in the late 1980s, however, presented special challenges because of the paucity of re... ...nt, the Romanian delegation declared it was not bound by the agreement. This action was condemned not only by Western delegations but also by delegati... ...ting of government and opposition−party leaders deciding Romania's course of action, Charles advocated joining the Central Powers. But upon hearing ab... ... Kun backed his promises to restore Hungary's lost territories with military action against Czechoslovakia. When the French threatened to retaliate, K... ... The control apparatus also regulated public access to foreign publications, films, newscasts, books, and radio and television programs. The 1965 Cons... ...ne in Bucharest that produced documentaries, newsreels, cartoons, and puppet films, and another in Buftea (near Bucharest) that made feature films. Un... ...tea (near Bucharest) that made feature films. Until the late 1960s, Romanian films reflected a strong French influence. Both the native and co−produce...

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1980s

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...he Berlin Wall in 1989 is considered to be the most momentous event of the 1980s; In 1981, the IBM Personal Computer is released; In 1985, the Live Ai... ... Decades: 1950s 1960s 1970s – 1980s – 1990s 2000s 2010s Ye... ...stablishments – Disestablishments The 1980s was a decade that began on January 1, 1980, and ended on December 31,... ...ng in members of the U.S. government being indicted in 1986. U.S. military action began against Panama in December 1989 to overthrow its dictator, Man... ... a major global international effort by musicians and activists to sponsor action to send aid to the people of Ethiopia who were suffering from a majo... ... 1985's Live Aid concert, featuring many artists, promoted attention and action to send food aid to Ethiopia whose people were suffering from a majo... ...), Driving Miss Daisy (1989) The highest-grossing films of the decade are (in order from highest to lowest domestic grossing)... ...14] This was the period when the 'high concept' films were introduced. The movies were supposed to be easily marketable and... ...lywood blockbuster. The 80s also spawned the Brat Pack films, many of which were directed by John Hughes. Films such as Class (fil...

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Pakistan, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...r Mohammad Ali Jinnah and others. 1946 August Muslim League observes “Direct Action Day.” Widespread communal rioting spreads to many parts of India. ... ...ghboring Afghanistan. With the Soviet departure from Afghanistan in the late 1980s and the end of the Cold War, Pakistan's role in the world arena has... ...mportant manufacturing, insurance, and domestically owned banking industries—actions that substantially slowed economic growth. By the mid−1970s, Bhut... ...ng his fall became a rallying cry for his daughter, Benazir, who, during the 1980s, embraced the politics of revenge as she began her political ascent... ...ar weapons technology. Pakistan's nuclear program made major advances in the 1980s. Moreover, the change in geostrategic circumstances following the o... ...egislature. This time, however, the Supreme Court overturned the president's action, declaring it unconstitutional. The court restored both the prime ... ...'s material culture in the 1990s: videocassette recorders (for playing Hindi films), locally manufactured Japanese Suzuki cars, and Kalashnikov rifles... ...dcast media. Women's subservience is consistently shown on television and in films. And, although popular television dramas raise controversial issues... ...inst women. The Pakistan Women Lawyers' Association has released a series of films educating women about their legal rights; the Business and Professi...

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List of Greek films of the 1980s

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...A list of notable films produced in Greece in the 1980s. 1980s { ! width=21% Title ! width=16% Director ! width=2... ...is Dalianidis Panos Mihalopoulos, Athina Tsilyra, Sophia Aliberti Action Drama 1982 Alaloum Αλαλούμ Giorgos Aposto... ... Dalianidis Panos Mihalopoulos, Sophia Aliberti, Koula Agagiotou Action Drama 1983 Sweet Bunch ( Glykia symmoria, Γλυκι...

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Mathematics Education in the U.S. Does Not Compute

By: Kati Haycock

...: • The fastest growing part of the high school cur- riculum during the 1980s and 1990s was in Advanced Placement, or other college- level cours... ...rowing Math Majors at St. Olaf College by Lynn A. Steen . . . . . . . .12 Actions for Change . . . . . . . .20 The Education Trust 2 Thinking K-16 i... ...d on. There is no clearer, more compel- ling case for collaborative K-16 action than this cycle of teaching and learning in mathematics. In this i... ...g for them and for our country. Gaps Between Groups During the 1970s and 1980s, we made consider- able progress in raising the mathematics achieve- ... ...ress in both raising achievement and narrowing gaps during the 1970s and 1980s, and stable or widening gaps during the 1990s. At the turn of the ce... ...ithms of patterns and combinations; behind the animation of Oscar-winning films one finds algorithms of geometry and projections; behind the new on-l... ...at case is not our aim here. Rather, we want to stimulate concerted, K-16 action by providing not just a rundown of the problem, but also at least ...

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List of horror films of the 1980s

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... 1980s ... ... Horror films released in the 1980s are listed ... ... Horror films released in the 1980s are listed in the following artic... ...films released in the 1980s are listed in the following articles: List of horror films of 1980 ... ...or films of 1980 List of horror films of 1981 List of horror films of 1982 ... ... Action ... ... Categories 1980s horror films ...

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Iran, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...ditional microwave links opened between Tehran, Ankara, and Karachi in early 1980s. NATIONAL SECURITY Armed Forces: In 1986 army, 305,000; navy, 14,50... ...y in 1925, reflected the failure of the constitutional experiment. His early actions also reflected the aspirations of educated Iranians to create a s... ...These tensions and problems gave rise to the Islamic Revolution. In the late 1980s, they continued to challenge Iran's new rulers. Immigration of the ... ...ditional microwave links opened between Tehran, Ankara, and Karachi in early 1980s. GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS Government: Islamic Republic under Constit... ...ims were killed (the majority of them Iranian). As a protest against Iranian actions in the Gulf, in late April 1988 Saudi Arabia severed diplomatic r... ...y in 1925, reflected the failure of the constitutional experiment. His early actions also reflected the aspirations of Iran, a country study Chapter 1... ...ined with a superficial Westernization evident in dress, life styles, music, films, and television programs, this foreign presence tended to intensify...

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List of Hong Kong films of the 1980s

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... 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980s 1980 1981 1982 1983 19... ... A list of films produced in Hong Kong in the 1980s in year order on separate pages. ... ... A list of films produced in Hong Kong in the 1980s in year order on separate pages. ... ... 1980 List of Hong Kong films of 1980 1981 ... ... 1981 List of Hong Kong films of 1981 1982 ... ...lms A–Z Action films ... ... Lists of Hong Kong films by decade 1980s in Hong Kong Lists of 1980s films ... ...lms A–Z Action films ...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...Tanzania 108 4.2 Crisis:August 1998 115 4.3 Diplomacy 121 4.4 Covert Action 126 4.5 Searching for Fresh Options 134 5. AL QAEDA AIMS AT THE ... ...his was the first of several occasions on 9/11 when flight attendants took action outside the scope of their training, which emphasized that in a hija... ...se security for the cockpit.”There is no evidence that Hern- don took such action. Boston Center immediately began speculating about other aircraft th... ...into power. Its success encouraged Sunni fundamentalists elsewhere. In the 1980s, awash in sudden oil wealth, Saudi Arabia competed with Shia Iran to ... ...strictly to the Sharia. Social and Economic Malaise In the 1970s and early 1980s, an unprecedented flood of wealth led the then largely unmodernized o... ...titlement without a corresponding sense of social obligations. By the late 1980s, diminishing oil revenues, the economic drain from many unprofitable ... ...ad,Apr. 5, 2004. KSM says that he permitted the trainees to view Hollywood films about hijackings only after he edited the films to cover the female c...

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List of Chinese films of the 1980s

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... List of Chinese films pre-1930 ... ... 1970s 1980s 1990s ... ... This is a list of films produced in mainland China ordered by year of release in the 1980s. F... ...list of films produced in mainland China ordered by year of release in the 1980s. For an alphabetical listing of Chinese films see Category:Chinese fi... ...ed by year of release in the 1980s. For an alphabetical listing of Chinese films see Category:Chinese films ... ... Named by Martin Scorsese as his favorite film of the 1980s The Last Day of Winter... ... Gong Li, Ge You Action/Thriller ... ... He Qun Action/Thriller Se... ... Action ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...power or love or meaning.‖ ---―That‘s right. We are all motivated to action by how strong our psychological or ethical life values push us. And... ... discuss. ―‗Morals‘ usually refers to the goodness or badness of an action, our own or that of others. Often the general public thinks it‘s on... ... sense, such as that God has commanded it, I will use it more in terms of actions that people believe in and act on. So I will narrow the general mea... ...ment to develop self esteem in the students, a movement that began in the 1980s. Maybe this is the reason that college students have been found to b... ...e or riches. Pornography treats children and women as things, not humans. Films and television champion murder and revenge. Video games commonly teac... ...re or riches. Pornography treats children and women as things, not humans. Films and television champion murder and revenge. Video games commonly tea... ...mise of getting your ‗pie in the sky-- bye and bye.‘ Singing and dancing, films and TV, public friendships, sports and recreational pastimes all crea... ...ce France‘s unemployment rate of 12.7%. The same argument was used in the 1980s to reduce retirement age from 65 to 60. It didn‘t dent the unemploym... ..., hours worked by the people in Ireland fell from just above 1,900 in the 1980s to 1,668 hours in 2002, a drop of nearly six 40- hour workweeks per e...

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List of German films of the 1980s

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... Lists of German films ... ... 1960s 1970s 1980s ... ... This is a list of the most notable films produced in Cinema of Germany in ... ... This is a list of the most notable films produced in Cinema of Germany in the 1980s. For an alpha... ...produced in Cinema of Germany in the 1980s. For an alphabetical list of articles on German films see Category:German films. ... ...Franz Josef Gottlieb Heather Thomas, Elke Sommer Action ... ... 1970s 1980s ...

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The Parents Guide to the Information Superhighway

By: Wendy Lazarus

...e numbers of children and on pro- viding early analysis and strategies for action. In this way, it functions as a research and develop- ment (R&D) arm... ...d how much time can be spent there. 4 Be sure your children understand the actions that can be taken if people harass them online or do anything inapp... ...my children learning from rock & roll? 1970s Are TV programs too violent? 1980s Is my child playing too many video games? 1990s Is being online safe ... ...ore extensive information. Copyright Copying photographs, music, stories, films, and other artistic works is not allowed online without obtaining the... ...s around that can help you find out what decisions are being made and what actions you can take to make a dif- ference. (See Resources, page 25, to ge...

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List of comedy films of the 1980s

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... 1960s 1970s 1980s ... ... A list of comedy films released in the 1980s. ... ... A list of comedy films released in the 1980s. ... ...Lloyd Bridges, Ethel Merman A spoof of disaster films ... ... Contents 1 American films 2 ... ... Contents 1 American films 2 1980s ... ... Action ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VII : Book 7 Visit to Indus

By: Bob Oconnor

...1998, the production of cereals in India more than doubled. But since the 1980s the government has not helped to improve the irrigation possibilitie... ...acy from the village to the national government has increased affirmative action for women and for lower caste men and women. But barring the parent... ...u must somehow make the thinking of your young such that it is a childish action, not an adult action, to have a child. The financial incentive must... ...y society have slowed our human progress with their negatively prejudicial actions and inactions.‖ —―But you have to admit that men have done ... ..., full employment, and Norman Rockwell—a world without terrorism, X-rated films and lying politicians. ―In Afghanistan allied soldiers gave fo...

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List of Western films of the 1980s

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... 1960s 1970s 1980s ... ... A list of Western films released in the 1980s. ... ... A list of Western films released in the 1980s. ... ... Lists of films by genre ... ... Action ... ... Categories Incomplete lists from August 2008 1980s Western (genre) films ... ... Categories Incomplete lists from August 2008 1980s Western (genre) films Lists of We...

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U.S. History Framework for the 1994 and 2001 National Assessment of Educational Progress

By: Ramsay Selden

...ct activities. To achieve this goal, project staff initiated the following actions to ensure wide representation of the diverse views of many individu... ...or everyone. Fifth, history has a spatial dimension—the places where human actions occur. For example, aspects of the natural environment, such as cli... ...ng to historical sites, and watching historical television productions and films. Yet history instruction falls short of its potential in the nation’s... ...vilian and military leaders (e.g., Lincoln, Davis, Grant, and Lee)? What action did African Americans take before, during, and after the war to secu... ...ptions are available for use in the assess- ment. NAEP assessments in the 1980s were confined largely to multiple-choice exercises, but more recent a...

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List of fantasy films of the 1980s

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... 1960s 1970s 1980s ... ... This film-related list is ; you can help by . A list of fantasy films released in the 1980s. ... ...lated list is ; you can help by . A list of fantasy films released in the 1980s. ... ... Lists of films by genre ... ... Action ... ... Categories Incomplete film lists Lists of fantasy films by decade L... ... Incomplete film lists Lists of fantasy films by decade Lists of 1980s films by genre ...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...it-all, or a Peeping Tom." Thus, America's foreign policy - i.e., its presence and actions abroad - is, by far, its foremost vulnerability. Accordi... ..., nor its self-perception, or social model that I find most reprehensible - but its actions, particularly its foreign policy. America's manifest hy... ...of international affairs - most crucially Empire in the 1960s and Communism in the 1980s - led to the re-eruption of exclusionary, intolerant, and ... ...nd as a cornerstone of the social contract. Turning the clock back on affirmative action and food stamps, for instance, indeed provoked widespread... ... EU exports to Iraq close to $2 billion worth of goods, far less than it did in the 1980s, but still a considerable value and one fifth of the paria... ...ck market facilitates the smuggling of cigarettes, software, home appliances, video films, weaponry, food, carpets - and virtually every other nece... ...me, $2 billion in traded Iraqi sovereign and commercial loans, harking back to the 1980s, have recently doubled in value to c. 20 cents to the doll...

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List of science fiction films of the 1980s

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... Science fiction films ... ... 1960s 1970s 1980s ... ... A list of science fiction films released in the 1980s. These film... ... A list of science fiction films released in the 1980s. These films include core element... ...re widely distributed with reviews by reputable critics. Collectively, the science fiction films from the 1980s have received 14 A... ...ibuted with reviews by reputable critics. Collectively, the science fiction films from the 1980s have received 14 Academy Awards, ... ... Action ...

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Wars and Empire

By: Sam Vaknin

...a Peeping Tom." Thus, America's foreign policy - i.e., its presence and actions abroad - is, by far, its foremost vulnerability. According to t... ...self-perception, or social model that I find most reprehensible - but its actions, particularly its foreign policy. America's manifest hypocrisy, ... ...1, a French television channel, that unilateral American-British military action against Iraq would be a "grave mistake" and an "unreasonable use of... ...s to Iraq close to $2 billion worth of goods, far less than it did in the 1980s, but still a considerable value and one fifth of the pariah country'... ...facilitates the smuggling of cigarettes, software, home appliances, video films, weaponry, food, carpets - and virtually every other necessity or lu... ...llion in traded Iraqi sovereign and commercial loans, harking back to the 1980s, have recently doubled in value to c. 20 cents to the dollar. Accord... ...regarded by Iraq as grants to cover the costs of its war with Iran in the 1980s. It owes Paris Club members - excluding Russia and France ($8 billio...

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List of crime films of the 1980s

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... 1960s 1970s 1980s ... ... A list of crime films released in the 1980s. ... ... A list of crime films released in the 1980s. ... ... Lists of films by genre ... ... Action ... ... Categories Incomplete lists from August 2008 Lists of 1980s films by genre ... ... Categories Incomplete lists from August 2008 Lists of 1980s films by genre Li...

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A Legacy of Leadership

...d for excellence,” according to Dee Davis, Executive Producer of Appalshop Films. “NEA funding helped Appalshop make the case that what was local was ... ... Rescuing A Cherished Art Form What would it be like if America’s greatest films were to disappear? This could have happened. In the mid-1960s, more t... ...appear? This could have happened. In the mid-1960s, more than half of U.S. films produced before 1951 had been lost, largely as a result of deteri- or... ... choreographer Mark Morris of the Endowment support he received in the mid-1980s. Since forming the New York-based Mark Morris Dance Group in 1980, Mo... ...nown for writing the screenplay for On the Waterfront , was moved to take action. “In a small way, I wanted to help. The only thing I knew was writin... ...ic, especially contemporary work, was not widely performed until the early 1980s. This shift can be traced to an emphasis on American music begun by t... ...urban young people and other community residents. With the help in the mid-1980s of a $250,000 NEA Challenge grant, requiring a three-to-one match, th...

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1980s in Japan

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...(1970s) 1980s (1980s) ... ... 1990s (1990s) In Japan during the 1980s, the economy was in a boom where buyers found themselves paying the h... ... Culture Entertainment The 1980s saw the firm establishment of anime and manga as major forms of enter... ... Cinema, television, and video Award-winning live action films released during the 1980s include Zigeunerweisen (1980), Kagem... ...Cinema, television, and video Award-winning live action films released during the 1980s include Zigeunerweisen (1980), Kagemusha (1... ... Cinema, television, and video Award-winning live action films released during the 1980s include Zigeunerweisen (1980), Kagem... ...Cinema, television, and video Award-winning live action films released during the 1980s include Zigeunerweisen (1980), Kagemusha (1...

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Sp-4221 the Space Shuttle Decision

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...ears of what weapons the other superpower had available and whether military action was imminent, has played an enormous role in stabilizing the super... ... the step−by−step approach to flight test, with its test pilots often taking action to save the vehicle from disaster. Indeed, the X−15 would likely h... ... by drawing a sketch of his submarine under way on the surface and ready for action. After receiving a Ph.D. in physical metallurgy at Stanford Univer... ...on paper on “a mid−'70s decision leading to a manned Mars landing in the mid−1980s.” Hearth's target date of 1986 gained influence as it made its way ... ... carry no fixed date, but the mission would probably fly in the mid− to late−1980s. 3. “Vigorous or all−out”: Funding increasing to $7 billion per yea... ...parture, with all three aiming at a piloted Mars mission sometime during the 1980s. Plan A offered the “maximum progress technically feasible.” NASA d... ...ed to take to NASA. High−speed cameras had filmed the tests in Nevada. Those films now were ready to show to officials at NASA−Marshall, who were mana...

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1980s in film

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... 1980s ... ... The decade of the 1980s in film involved many significant films. ... ... The decade of the 1980s in film involved many significant films. Contents ... ... Events 1 Top grossing films 2 Trends 3 ... ... Trends 3 Lists of films 4 See also 5 ... ...ences 6 Events The 1980s saw the continued rise of the blockbuster, an increased amount of nud... ...ndustry on film franchises, especially in the science fiction, horror, and action genres. Much of the reliance on these effect-driven blockbusters was... ...urray, Steve Martin and Chevy Chase. Eddie Murphy made a success of comedy-action films including 48 Hrs. (1982) and the Beverly Hills Cop series (198... ...direct their lives after the suicide of a friend. action-films - In the 1970s, action films usually focused on maverick polic...

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National Heritage Fellowships

...e skills that sustained him throughout his long metalworking life. “It was action that brought me to the shop,” he said. “I liked to see sparks and th... ...ie, quickly becoming the label’s top-selling artist. From the 1960s to the 1980s, Chenier toured widely , forming a new band in 1976, the Red Hot Loui... ...l protection, the songs validated and strengthened everyday living. In the 1980s, Calhoun founded the Raven Rock Dancers with his family members to ke... ...age-man.” In addition to his music, Staples also appeared in movies in the 1980s and 1990s, including a significant role in David Byrne’s T rue Storie... ...’d close it up and whip it out.” In the 1950s, Godbolt appeared in several films and television programs, and when work in the United States waned in ... ...uces tours by American folk artists as well as the National Folk Festival, films, videotapes, recordings, museum exhibits, and publications. Wilson ha...

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List of action films

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... Before 1970 1970s 1980s ... ... This is chronological list of action films split by decade. Oft... ... This is chronological list of action films split by decade. Often ther... ... is chronological list of action films split by decade. Often there may be considerable overlap particularly between action and other genres (includin... ...be considerable overlap particularly between action and other genres (including, horror, comedy, and science fiction films); the list should attempt t... ...ror, comedy, and science fiction films); the list should attempt to document films which are more closely related to action, even if it bends genres. ... ...uld attempt to document films which are more closely related to action, even if it bends genres. Films by decade ... ...1970 List of action films of the 1970s List of action films of the 1980s Li...

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E-Books and E-Publishing

By: Sam Vaknin

...ey writ large proved to be calamitous to the industry. In the 1970s and 1980s, evolutionary biologists like Richard Dawkins and Rupert Sheldrake... ... ("safety in redundancy"). They contain Web pages, television programming, films, e-books, archives of discussion lists, etc. Such materials can ... ...processes, books, newspapers, any printed matter, works of art and music, films (which, at their beginning were not considered art), software, sof... ...ploaded Pi to a million places. . . Q. Why are stand-alone images (e.g., films, photographs) and sound excluded or rare? A. We have tried some, ... ...I was first introduced to electronic publishing on the Internet in the late 1980s and became intrigued by the power of this revolutionary developme... ... enforcement. The FTC - the US Federal Trade Commission - has taken legal action against more than 100 spammers for promoting scams and fraudulent ... ... solve complex equations. This is a prime example of a collective brain in action. 2. The Intranet - a Logical Extension of the Collective Compute... ...he user (the default being his residence). This technology can be seen in action in a few music sites on the web and is likely to be dominant wi...

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List of Canadian films of the 1980s

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... Mark L. Lester Perry King, Timothy Van Patten, Michael J. Fox Action La bête lumineuse Pierre Perrault Documentary ...

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E-Books and E-Publishing

By: Sam Vaknin

... writ large proved to be calamitous to the industry. In the 1970s and 1980s, evolutionary biologists like Richard Dawkins and Rupert Sheldrak... ... ("safety in redundancy"). They contain Web pages, television programming, films, e-books, archives of discussion lists, etc. Such materials can h... ... processes, books, newspapers, any printed matter, works of art and music, films (which, at their beginning were not considered art), software, so... ...t uploaded Pi to a million places. . . Q. Why are stand-alone images (e.g., films, photographs) and sound excluded or rare? A. We have tried some,... ...was first introduced to electronic publishing on the Internet in the late 1980s and became intrigued by the power of this revolutionary developme... ...enforcement. The FTC - the US Federal Trade Commission - has taken legal action against more than 100 spammers for promoting scams and fraudulen... ... solve complex equations. This is a prime example of a collective brain in action. 2. The Intranet - a Logical Extension of the Collective Compu... ...the user (the default being his residence). This technology can be seen in action in a few music sites on the web and is likely to be dominant wit...

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Arrow Films

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...assic, horror, and cult film s on Blu-ray and DVD . Releases Arrow Films Arrow Films is one of the UK's leading independent distributors of w... ...ing independent distributors of world cinema, arthouse, horror and classic films. For over 15 years Arrow Films has pioneered the best directors from ... ...Tornatore, Andrzej Wajda, and Wim Wenders . On December 4, 2009, Arrow Films released Departures in the United Kingdom theatrically; it won th... ...pecialist label that encapsulates the spirit of the video nasties of the 1980s, including retro-style artwork and posters. This label includes film... ...ly at budget prices. The collection include these categories: ArrowDrome Action ArrowDrome Erotic ArrowDrome Giallo ArrowDrome Horror ArrowDrome Mys...

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After the Rain

By: Sam Vaknin

... atavistic poet, fighting against the very evil wrought by him and by his actions. This is the Greek tragedy of this breathtaking region. Nature he... ...f the growth in their educated workforce (for instance, Israel during the 1980s). Brains are an ideal natural resource: they can be cultivated, dire... ...ons dealer, every drug pusher are here, eager not to miss the unfolding action. These wrangles will surely depress investors' appetites. They will... ... Many firsts, meagre experience, numerous blunders. Is it democracy in action? No, it is simply autocracy exposed. The same machinations went on ... ...the right faculties and in mastering the right languages. They watched films intently, read books, clipped magazine articles, surfed the internet... ...e, an SFF (Supplementary Financing Facility) was established. During the 1980s, the IMF had a growing role in various adjustment processes and in t... ...rocesses, books, newspapers, any printed matter, works of art and music, films (which, at their beginning were not considered art), software, softw...

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Action film

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...clude physical feats, extended fight scenes, violence, and frantic chases. Action films tend to feature a resourceful character struggling against inc... ...hysical feats, extended fight scenes, violence, and frantic chases. Action films tend to feature a resourceful character struggling against incredible... ... Advancements in CGI have made it cheaper and easier to create action sequences and other visual effects that required the efforts of prof... ...the efforts of professional stunt crews in the past. However, reactions to action films containing significant amounts of CGI have been mixed as films... ...orts of professional stunt crews in the past. However, reactions to action films containing significant amounts of CGI have been mixed as films that u... ...met with criticism.[4] While action has long been a recurring component in films, the "action film" genre began to develop in the 1970s along with the... ... 1.2 1970s 1.3 1980s 1.4 1990s ... ...war movies, or westerns and detective dramas) would become the norm in the 1980s. It should also be noted, however, that the 1970s saw the introductio... ...on - 1981), and science fiction (G.I. Samurai - 1979). 1980s The 1980s would see the action film take over Holl...

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After the Rain

By: Sam Vaknin

... atavistic poet, fighting against the very evil wrought by him and by his actions. This is the Greek tragedy of this breathtaking region. Nature her... ...f the growth in their educated workforce (for instance, Israel during the 1980s). Brains are an ideal natural resource: they can be cultivated, di... ...apons dealer, every drug pusher are here, eager not to miss the unfolding action. These wrangles will surely depress investors' appetites. They wi... ...ia. Many firsts, meagre experience, numerous blunders. Is it democracy in action? No, it is simply autocracy exposed. The same machinations went on ... ...m the right faculties and in mastering the right languages. They watched films intently, read books, clipped magazine articles, surfed the internet... ... an SFF (Supplementary Financing Facility) was established. During the 1980s, the IMF had a growing role in various adjustment processes and in t... ...processes, books, newspapers, any printed matter, works of art and music, films (which, at their beginning were not considered art), software, softw...

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List of short live-action films

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...ner ( 1895 ) The Kiss ( 1896 ) first on-screen kiss; one of the first films to be exhibited commercially; selected for the National Film Registr... ... The Dove ( 1968 ) Academy Award -nominated spoof of Ingmar Bergman films 1970s The Resurrection of Broncho Billy ( 1970 ) Academy Awa... ... first film in IMAX format; selected for the National Film Registry 1980s Reasons to Be Glad (1980) Frankenweenie ( 1984 ) directed by ...

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Learning in the Arts and Student Academic and Social Development

By: Richard J. Deasy

...s such as "theorizing" (developing theories to predict the consequences of actions); "persistence and resilience" (the capacity to sustain focused att... ...study. The group-research model could be extended to groups of teachers in action- research projects.—L.H. CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FIELD Three major cont... ...ical for success in the classroom: (1) courtesy to others—apologizing when actions have injured or infringed on another, (2) self-control—finding acce... ...oughtful question generation by Pellegrini and colleagues during the early 1980s. These works were published in top educational psychology jour- nals,... ...ainters in their painting, writers in their books, and filmmakers in their films. Dorothy Heathcote, 1975 1 Introduction About 40 years ago, a curren... ... hundred ninety-two students (206 girls, 186 boys), recruited in the early 1980s, were followed from seventh to 12th grade and were interviewed annual...

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Fine Arts Films

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...self conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Fine Arts Films sought to raise the bar on children's entertainment by creating educa... ... Prize Golden Phoenix Award at the 1970 Atlanta Film Festival, besting 900 films, including live action features, for the top spot. ... ...Award at the 1970 Atlanta Film Festival, besting 900 films, including live action features, for the top spot. One of the studio's ... ..., Stanley, the Ugly Duckling. He directed "The Seventh Brother" for Family Films, Fox Network-TV's "Peter Pan and the Pirates", "Fraggle Rock", "Muppe... ... Animation Wonderland was released on VHS in the early 1980s under the Video Gems label. It includes ov... ...Award at the 1970 Atlanta Film Festival, besting 900 films, including live action features, for the top spot. One of the studio's ... ... Animation Wonderland was released on VHS in the early 1980s under the Video Gems label. It includes ov...

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Critical Links : Learning in the Arts and Student Academic and Social Development

By: Richard J. Deasy

...s such as "theorizing" (developing theories to predict the consequences of actions); "persistence and resilience" (the capacity to sustain focused att... ...study. The group-research model could be extended to groups of teachers in action- research projects.—L.H. CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FIELD Three major cont... ...ical for success in the classroom: (1) courtesy to others—apologizing when actions have injured or infringed on another, (2) self-control—finding acce... ...oughtful question generation by Pellegrini and colleagues during the early 1980s. These works were published in top educational psychology jour- nals,... ...ainters in their painting, writers in their books, and filmmakers in their films. Dorothy Heathcote, 1975 1 Introduction About 40 years ago, a curren... ... hundred ninety-two students (206 girls, 186 boys), recruited in the early 1980s, were followed from seventh to 12th grade and were interviewed annual...

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List of Western films

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... This is a list of notable Western films and TV series, ordered by year and decade of release. For a long... ...vie industry began with the work of Louis Le Prince in 1888 . Until 1903, films had been one-reelers, usually lasting 10 to 12 minutes, reflectin... ...otential of motion pictures as an entertainment medium and began making longer films that told a story. As with the films of Georges Méliès, these r... ... entertainment medium. It was notable for rapid shifts of location, including action on a moving train. Although there had previously been short fil... ...s of the 1960s List of Western films of the 1970s List of Western films of the 1980s List of Western films of the 1990s List of Western films of the 2...

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In the Beginning Was the Command Line

By: Neal Stephenson

...is debate actually seems more interesting to me today than it did in the mid−1980s. But people more or less stopped debating it when Microsoft endorse... ... cheap and easy, but in the technological regime that prevailed in the early 1980s, the only realistic way to do it was to build the motherboard (whic... ...h is to maximize return on investment. He has done this incredibly well. Any actions taken in the world by Microsoft−any software released by them, fo... ...undred ruins, then come home and built sanitary bug−free versions: highlight films, as it were. This costs a lot, because Morlocks insist on good coff... ...eral feel is of a thousand monumental but obscure struggles seen in the stop−action light of a strobe. Each programmer is dealing with his own obstacl...

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International Trafficking in Women to the United States : A Contemporary Manifestation of Slavery and Organized Crime

By: Amy O’Neill Richard

...ng because the notice of inspection was an administrative, not criminal, action. Next, INS got an administrative subpoena that the family did not ... ...those immigrants which possess significant information tied to terrorist actions. Many trafficking cases involve civil rather than criminal violati... ... “S” visa and straight deportation. Victims are sometimes given deferred action for a year, but this is a temporary measure. In essence, many traff... ... labor suit: 1993 to the present (6 years). • US v. Flores: From the late 1980s to fall 1996 (over 6 years). • US v. Mahtani: Early 1995 to February... ...Turkey, Turkmenistan, UAE, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and Vietnam. Videos, Films, and Documentaries • Bruno, Ellen, “Sacrifice,” (Trafficking in Wome...

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The National Endowment for the Arts

By: Bill Ivey

...oint Resolution in Congress to estab­ lish “a council on arts matters.” No action is taken. 1891 President Benjamin Harrison signs legislation est... ...Congressional proposal is introduced for a National Office of the Arts. No action is taken. 1899 The Utah Arts Institute is established, the first s... ...the arts are intro­ duced in Congress over the next several years, but no action beyond limited hearings is taken. Nelson Rockefeller, then Underse... ... Rara Tonga, 1937) bridge the generations as choreographers in the early 1980s. Photos by Gjon Mili, courtesy Joe Nash Dance Collection. 32 THE NA... .... It states that, despite sig­ nificant growth in foundation giving in the 1980s, the National Endowment for the Arts remains the largest, single fun... ...es to public libraries a rich collection of “orphan,” or noncom­ mercial, films from the past century. U.S. Poet Laureate and Boston University Pro...

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The History Guide

...lways helped me visualize mid-fourteenth century Europe. Think of all the films you might have seen. Go ahead, do it right now.....do any of them pr... ...nt in time, my image of World War Two was fashioned by watching Hollywood films, you know, John Wayne, Dana Andrews, Gregory Peck and so on. American... ... 1000 pages of "stuff" without an interpretive structure. Of course, like films and food, there are bad textbooks and good ones. Bad textbooks eithe... ...t in them. He must himself be, as it were, a sharer or a spectator of the action he describes." Francis Parkman "History . . . is indeed little more... ...in the present. The Oxford English Dictionary defines civilization as "the action or process of civilizing or of being civilized; a developed or adv... ...equence, humans were insecure since they could never be sure of the god's actions. But humans did make attempts to circumvent or relieve their anxiet... ...ld a new society, one whose basic outlines survived right down to the late 1980s. However, Stalinist society did have its frightening aspects and non... ...re old men who survived in office for just a brief period of time. By the 1980s, political life was suffocating and the political system had ossifie... ...orussians, Armenians and the various peoples of central Asia. By the late 1980s, inter-ethnic violence had escalated. And in 1990, the Russian Repub...

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Underground

By: Suelette Dreyfus

...etwork managers would ever have come to a real rogue worm. Until the late 1980s, worms were obscure things, more associated with research in a compu... ... off. Someone had broken into the compound. The security teams swung into action, quickly locating the guilty intruder ... a feral pig. With the ... ...information void when it came to WANK. Some staff knew of the protesters' action down at the Space Center, but nothing could have prepared them for ... ...ign. Admiral Pierre Lacoste, director of France's intelligence and covert action bureau, was sacked. France apologised and paid $NZ13 million compen... ...en disappeared again. The Australian computer underground in the late 1980s was an environment which spawned and shaped the author of the WANK w... ...e in the world, and the university would foot the phone bill. In the late 1980s, before the days of cheap, accessible Internet connections, the univ... ...here was a duck pond, a bowling green, a sort of mini-cinema which showed films in the early evenings, eight pay phones, a football field, a cricket...

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E-Books and E-Publishing

By: Sam Vaknin

...ey writ large proved to be calamitous to the industry. In the 1970s and 1980s, evolutionary biologists like Richard Dawkins and Rupert Sheldrak... ... ("safety in redundancy"). They contain Web pages, television programming, films, e-books, archives of discussion lists, etc. Such materials can h... ... processes, books, newspapers, any printed matter, works of art and music, films (which, at their beginning were not considered art), software, so... ... solve complex equations. This is a prime example of a collective brain in action. 2. The Intranet - a Logical Extension of the Collective Compute... ...o co-produce ad campaigns in a real time interactive mode; Cinema and TV films will be produced from disparate geographical spots through the te... ...e user (the default being his residence). This technology can be seen in action in a few music sites on the web and is likely to be dominant with ... ...entures with no clear vision, market-oriented thinking, or orderly plan of action. The legislator is also dumbfounded and does not grasp what is h...

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Organic Gardener's Composting

By: Steve Solomon

...m oxygen Moisture. A dry pile is a cold pile. Microorganisms live in thin films of water that adhere to organic matter whereas fungi only grow in hum... ...er gardener training includes interpreting soil test results. In the early 1980s when Oregon State government had more money, all master gardener trai... ...ng guide. Darwin, Charles R. The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms with Observations on their Habits. London: John Murray Co.,... ...r subscription to Organic Gardening and Farming magazine. During the early 1980s the garden books that I wrote all had the word "organic" in the title... ...n books that I wrote all had the word "organic" in the title. In the late 1980s my interest turned to what academics might call 'the intellectual his...

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Organic Gardener's Composting

By: Steve Solomon

...en _Moisture. _A dry pile is a cold pile. Microorganisms live in thin films of water that adhere to organic matter whereas fungi only grow in hu... ...r gardener training includes interpreting soil test results. In the early 1980s when Oregon State government had more money, all master gardener tr... ...ide. Darwin, Charles R. _The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms with Observations on their Habits._ London: John Murray & ... ...ubscription to _Organic Gardening and Farming_ magazine. During the early 1980s the garden books that I wrote all had the word "organic" in the tit... ...oks that I wrote all had the word "organic" in the title. In the late 1980s my interest turned to what academics might call 'the intellectual hi...

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Organic Gardener's Composting

By: Steve Solomon

... Making 18 Moisture. A dry pile is a cold pile. Microorganisms live in thin films of water that adhere to organic matter whereas fungi only grow in h... ...ster gardener training includes interpreting soil test results. In the early 1980s when Oregon State government had more money, all master gardener tr... ...aking guide. Darwin, Charles R. The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms with Observations on their Habits. London: John Murray Co... ...ear subscription to Organic Gardening and Farming magazine. During the early 1980s the garden books that I wrote all had the word "organic" in the tit... ...rden books that I wrote all had the word "organic" in the title. In the late 1980s my interest turned to what academics might call 'the intellectual h...

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2003 Presidential Scholars Program National Recognition Week

By: Johnson

...mance by the Scholars in the National Academy of Sciences’ auditorium. In the 1980s the selection process was refined to emphasize the key elements o... ...education for all Americans, and the potential it has to open doors, encourage action, and unfetter dreams. P 2003 Presidential Scholars 2003 PRESI... ...t Council Secretary-Treasurer for one. Jody was a founding member of Youth In Action in her community, and has been responsible for the implementatio... ...esearch at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, witnessed government in action from the floor of the Florida House of Representatives, and work... ... theatre and visit many historic sites. In between, I enjoy reading, watching films, and being a football fan. I’ve also grown up participating in a... ... stable living working in film. I will forever act in the theater, but making films would give me the greatest pleasure of all. 37 2003 PRESIDENTIAL...

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The Online World

By: Odd de Presno

...United States. Little happened in the rest of the world until the late 1980s. American companies and users still dominate, but they are no lon... ... used by automatic communication script files to trigger the next action. If concerned about costs, note that you can use expert mode ... ...T has the discussion lists CANCER-L@WVNVM and CLAN (Cancer Liaison and Action Network on CLAN@FRMOP11). CompuServe has a Cancer Forum. NewsNet... ...t area, and a presentation of their information providers. The NewsNet Action Letter (monthly) is also distributed by mail. On some ser... ...ronment, travel, politics, consumer opinions, and reviews of books and films. The magazines include: Administrative Management, Aging, ...

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The Online World

...e United States. Little happened in the rest of the world until the late 1980s. American companies and users still dominate, but they are no longe... ...be used by automatic communication script files to trigger the next action. If concerned about costs, note that you can use expert mode with... ...NET has the discussion lists CANCER-L@WVNVM and CLAN (Cancer Liaison and Action Network on CLAN@FRMOP11). CompuServe has a Cancer Forum. NewsNet ... ...ect area, and a presentation of their information providers. The NewsNet Action Letter (monthly) is also distributed by mail. On some service... ...vironment, travel, politics, consumer opinions, and reviews of books and films. The magazines include: Administrative Management, Aging, Cha...

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Behind the News : Voices from Goa's Press

By: Joshua Hutchinson

...hough close friends in Goa may describe me as bottle−scarred"). He has 'seen action' in Kuwait and Iraq after his departure from Goa. Back in India af... ...oday, The Sun Weekly, Newstrek, Detective Digest, Mirror, Newsmag. The early 1980s. Happy days were here again for Goa's first English−language daily,... ...ging results. In a recent case, the Pernem correspondent sent me a report on action initiated by the local health authorities, in view of the outbreak... ...f issues filed by rural correspondents have prompted authorities to initiate action. Recently, a correspondent persistently highlighted the illegal fe... ... children and women and on literature are included, besides covering news on films, Konknni language and culture. Sports and tiatr have projected this...

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Workshop on Electronic Texts Proceedings

By: James Daly

...nd interests was too great to draw the representatives into a cohesive, action-oriented body.(2) Everyone attending the Workshop shared an i... ... the Workshop, Prosser GIFFORD directed discussion to future courses of action and the potential role of LC in advancing them. Among the recomm... ...m the Library of Congress in motion pictures. These were the very first films made by Thomas Edison’s company and some others at that time. The... ...ivision during the Library’s optical disk pilot project in 87 the 1980s. For example, a special division of LC has tooled up and thought ... ...se of us that have been here for two days so that we can see courses of action that should be taken in the future? And, if so, what are they an...

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Loc Workshop on Electronic Texts Workshop on Electronic Texts Proceedings

By: James Daly

... and interests was too great to draw the representatives into a cohesive, action-oriented body.(2) Everyone attending the Workshop shared an inter... ...of the Workshop, Prosser GIFFORD directed discussion to future courses of action and the potential role of LC in advancing them. Among the recommen... ...rom the Library of Congress in motion pictures. These were the very first films made by Thomas Edison's company and some others at that time. The p... ...tographs Division during the Library's optical disk pilot project in the 1980s. For example, a special division of LC has tooled up and thought th... ...hose of us that have been here for two days so that we can see courses of action that should be taken in the future? And, if so, what are they and ...

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Fallen Angels

By: Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, and Michael Flynn

...freeze in it. Ever wonder why Eskimos don't grow more hair? Evolution in action." "Hunh. No." Fans were a wellspring of minutiae, a peculiar mix of... ... other. He worked subtly and indirectly, only rarely resorting to direct action. Bruce ran the show. Crazy Eddie tended to forget this every now an... ...Little Ice Age, the Maunder Minimum." He paused dramatically. “And in the 1980s it became certain that the planet was going into a new Maunder Minim... .... Bruce scowled. "We're just spinning our wheels here. We need a plan of action." He ticked points off on his fingers. "Number One, is the Titan fo... ...e wore a silver-tan shirt and a desert hat, and looked a bit like the old films of Indiana Jones when he wasn't carrying a bullwhip and pistol. He c...

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