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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

...THE 9/11 COMMISSION REPORT Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:25 PM Page i List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii–x... ...THE 9/11 COMMISSION REPORT Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:25 PM Page i List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii–xiv Pr... ...omeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION OF THE NEW TERRORISM 47 2.1 A Declaration of War 47 2.2 Bin Ladin’s App... ...Action 126 4.5 Searching for Fresh Options 134 5. AL QAEDA AIMS AT THE AMERICAN HOMELAND 145 5.1 Terrorist Entrepreneurs 145 5.2 The “Planes O... ...r stairwell with deviations p. 312 The Twin Towers following the impact of American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 p. 313 The Penta... ... Shanksville, Pennsylvania p. 413 Unity of effort in managing intelligence LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS AND TABLES ix Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:25 PM Page ix... ...ligence efforts, which included a covert action program that operated from 1956 to 1971 against domestic organizations and, eventually, domestic dissi... ...enri Pirenne, A History of Europe, trans. Bernard Miall (University Books, 1956), pp. 25–26. 7. See Martin Marty and R. Scott Appleby , eds., Fundamen... ...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...

...Excerpt: We present the narrative of this report and the recommendations that flow from it to the President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the American people for their consideration. Ten Commissioners--five Republicans and five Democra...

...CONTENTS List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii?xiv Preface xv 1. ?WE HAVE SOME PLANES? 1 1.1 Inside the Four Flights 1 1.2 Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDAT...

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List of American films of 1956

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...elp by . Cinema of the United States ... ... 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960s ... ... A list of American films released in 1956 Around the World in Eighty D... ... A list of American films released in 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days w... ... A list of American films released in 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days won ... ... A list of American films released in 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days won the Acade... ... Drama Set in the American Civil War Gaby ... ... External links 1956 films at the Internet Movie Database ... ... Categories Incomplete film lists Commons category without a link on Wikidata ...

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Project Mercury a Chronology

By: Nasa

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ................................................................11 Between 1952—1956 ....................................................................... ...he full history, just as Mercury was only a first step in the development of American space transportation. No chronology is a history. This volume is... ...t the managers were not swayed toward a crash program even in the face of an American public anxiously awaiting the advent of manned space flight, was... ...all space projects except those directly related to the military services. A list of proposed projects was presented at an estimated cost of $100 mill... ...CA transmitted a document to the Air Research and Development Command, which listed the design concepts NACA believed should be followed to achieve ma... ...y−Atlas 6 (MA−6) manned orbital mission. (See fig. 59.) Instruction included films, briefings, auxiliary flotation collar deployment, and jumps from a... ...tlas 7 (MA−7) manned orbital mission recovery area. Instruction consisted of films, briefings, exercises in deploying the auxiliary flotation collar, ...

...Excerpt: Project Mercury stands as the free world?s first program for manned exploration of space. History will show that it has been remarkably successful for a number of reasons. Primarily, all of the technical objectives necessary to the successful completion of the program were accomplished. Also, Mercury exp...

...Table of Contents: Project Mercury ? A Chronology, 1 -- NASA, 1 -- Preface, 3 -- Acknowledgments, 4 -- Foreword, 5 -- Introduction, 6 -- PART I (A), 8 -- Major Events Leading to Project Mercury, 9 -- March 1944 through December 195...

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1956

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... Years: 1953 1954 1955 – 1956 – 1957 1958 1959 ... ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter AG), the 1956th year of the Com... ...r of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 956th year of the 2nd millennium, the 56th year of the 20th century, and the... ...rmance as the King of Siam). It is also one of two Rodgers and Hammerstein films to be nominated for Best Picture (which it does not win). ... ...don. August 6 – After going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network airs its final broadcast, an... ... released in the United States. It will be in the top ten of the worldwide list of highest-grossing films of all time adjusted for inflation.[3] ... ...tates. It will be in the top ten of the worldwide list of highest-grossing films of all time adjusted for inflation.[3] Octob... ... January 1 Mark R. Hughes, American entrepreneur (d. 2000) Kōji Y... ... Canadian actress May 10 – Vladislav Nikolayevich Listyev, Russian journalist (d. 1995) May 13 ...

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National Heritage Fellowships

...enriches our nation and its diverse cultural heritage by supporting works of artistic excellence, advancing learning in the arts, and strengthening t... ...osby; Storyteller figurine by Helen Cordero, 1986 Fellow– –photo courtesy of Helen Cordero; Carnaval mask by Juan Alindato, 1987 Fellow– –photo court... ...ublic Radio reporter Alex Chadwick, and Public Radio International host of American Routes, Nick Spitzer. From 1986 through 1995, WET A-FM radio of Ar... ...ows and is distributed nationally by WGBH Radio of Boston, Masssachusetts. American Folk Masters: The National Heritage Fellows by Steve Siporin, Harr... .................50 Bess Lomax Hawes Award ..........................53 State List of National Heritage Fellowship Recipients.............................. ... of specialists representing a variety of forms of cultural expertise. The list of candidates was then reviewed by the National Council on the Arts, a... ... of the King Island dancers for more than 40 years, and their leader since 1956. He toured extensively with the group throughout Alaska and the lower ... ...’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...

...Excerpt: The National Endowment for the Arts enriches our nation and its diverse cultural heritage by supporting works of artistic excellence, advancing learning in the arts, and strengthening the arts in communities throughout the country....

...Table of Contents: NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWS -- (by year awards given) -- 1982, 4 -- 1983, 8 -- 1984, 12 -- 1985, 16 -- 1986, 18 -- 1987, 20 -- 1988, 22 -- 1989, 24 -- 1990, 26 -- 1991, 28 -- 1992, 30 -- 1993, 32 -- 1994, 34 -- 199...

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American films

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... Films ... ... A–Z of films ... ... A–Z of films Fi... ... Directors Guild of America Awards (2013) ... ...ciences American Society of Cinematographers ... ... African-American films ... ... Lists of American films ... ...aunting We Will Go (1942 film) A-Lad-In His Lamp A-List (film) A 44-Calibre Mystery A Bag of Hammers ... ...ky Cinderella A Killer Within A Kiss Before Dying (1956 film) A Kiss on the Nose A Knight's Tale ...

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Corona : America's First Satellite Program

By: J. Kenneth Mcdonald

... editor (1994) Kevin C. Ruffner Editor History Staff Center for the Study of Intelligence Central Intelligence Agency Washington, D-C. 1995 These do... ...995 These documents have been approved for release through Review Program of the Central Intelligence Agency. the Historical US Government officials ... ...ent Requirements for CORONA and ARGON,” 18 August 1960 4. James Q. Reber, “List of Highest Priority Targets, USSR,” 18 August 1960 41 43 45 49 5. Jame... ...made it possible to declassify both information and imagery from the first American satellite systems of the 1960s. To do this, President William Clin... ...ronmental studies, unveiled the first CORONA sateIlite photographs for the American press and public at CIA Headquarters on 24 February 1995. To mark ... ... Central Intelligence Allen DuIles inspected the mission’s photographs. In films “good to very good,” the cam- era had photographed 1 S million square... ...lite CORONA Kenneth E. Greer When the U-2 began operating in the summer of 1956, it was expected to have a relatively short operational life in overfl... ...f the Committee included the recommendations that further testing of color films and techniques should be conducted, against specific intelligence req... ...ion’s most inter- esting record is Document No. 4, COMOR’s 18 August 1960 “List of High- est Priority Targets, USSR,” which identified primary targets...

...ight in August 1960, the Intelligence Community’s overhead reconnaissance programs have been among the nation’s most closely guarded secrets. The end of the Cold War, however, has at last made it possible to declassify both information and imagery from the first American satellite systems of the 1960s. To do this, President William Clinton in February of this year ordered ...

...Contents PaRe Foreword xi Preface . . . x111 Part I: History of CORONA Program 1 1. Kenneth E. Greer, “Corona,” Studies in Intelligence, Supplement, 17 (Spring 1973): l-37. 3 Part II: The Committee on Overhead Reconnaissance 2. Director of Central Intelligence Directive, Committee on O...

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List of Soviet films of 1956

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... Argentine ... ... Tamil ... ...f the Soviet Union Russian Empire 1908–1917 ... ... the Soviet Union Russian Empire 1908–1917 ... ...e Soviet Union Russian Empire 1908–1917 ... ...1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950s ... ... 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980–1991 ... ...1991 Russian films 1992– ... ... Russian films 1992– A...

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Bibco Participants Manual

By: Carol Hixson

...BIBCO PARTICIPANTS’ MANUAL Edited by Carol Hixson University of Oregon Libraries David Banush Cornell University Library Ana Cris... ...raries David Banush Cornell University Library Ana Cristán Library of Congress With contributions by PCC Standing Committee on Training... ...1. Synopsis A1.2. Mission, goals, objectives A1.3. List of BIBCO members and liaisons A2. Background A2.1. H... ...f Congress Rule Interpretations (LCRI), classification schedules, subject lists and thesauri, and bibliographic utility input standards. Although in... ...ling library resources. Description of library resources within the Anglo-American community (and many countries beyond) is largely achieved through ... ...s largely achieved through application of the latest edition of the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR), with a long tradition within the United... ... OCLC: 007 v $b f $d m $e b $f a $g h $h o $i u 028 40 FFH 2698 $b Films for the Humanities 042 pcc 245 00 Late Victorian London $h [video... ...6 1 $i Title on container: $a London, 1850-1897 260 Princeton, NJ : $b Films for the Humanities, $c c1991. 300 1 videocassette (20 min.) : $b sd... ...omics. 700 1 Ferber, Marianne A., $d 1923- 700 1 Nelson, Julie A., $d 1956- What makes this record a Core record? • Multiple 020 fields a...

...Excerpt: Acknowledgements Many people have contributed a great deal of their time and expertise to the development of this manual by providing and reviewing content and making suggestions about the style and format. The members of the PCC Standing Committee on Training (Cecilia Botero, Valeri...

...Table of Contents: Acknowledgements -- A. BIBCO Program: background and organization -- A1. Overview -- A1.1. Synopsis -- A1.2. Mission, goals, objectives -- A1.3. List of BIBCO members and liaisons -- A2. Background -- A2.1. Histo...

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List of Hong Kong films of 1956

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... 1950s 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 ... ... A list of films produced in Hong Kong in ... ... A list of films produced in Hong Kong in 1956:... ... A list of films produced in Hong Kong in 1956:. ... ... A list of films produced in Hong Kong in 1956:. 1956 ... ... Emperor Qianlong's Adventures In The Bower Of A Million Flowers ... ...medy External links IMDB list of Hong Kong films ... ... External links IMDB list of Hong Kong films Hong Kon... ... Argentine American ...

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Iran, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...ram sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published studies. Most books in the series deal with a pa... ...ow sea level. SOCIETY Population: Preliminary results of October 1986 census listed total population as 48,181,463, including approximately 2.6 millio... ...arly in the seizure of the United States embassy in Tehran and the taking of American diplomats as hostages in November 1979. Because of the Khomeini ... ...oviet Union brought further disintegration to Iran. In September 1944, while American companies were negotiating for oil concessions in Iran, the Sovi... ...iet Union were correct but not cordial. The shah visited the Soviet Union in 1956, but Soviet propaganda attacks and Iran's alliance with the West con... ...r—see Law Enforcement Agencies , ch. 5). Elections to the Majlis in 1954 and 1956 were closely controlled. The shah appointed Hosain Ala to replace Za... ...ined with a superficial Westernization evident in dress, life styles, music, films, and television programs, this foreign presence tended to intensify...

...Foreword: This volume is one in a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published s...

...Table of Contents: Iran, a country study, 1 -- Federal Research Division, 1 -- Foreword, 5 -- Preface, 5 -- GEOGRAPHY, 6 -- TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS, 7 -- NATIONAL SECURITY, 7 -- Chapter 1. Historical Setting, 7 -- Immigra...

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List of Bollywood films of 1956

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... 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960s ... ... A list of films produced by the Bollywood film industry based in Mumbai in 19... ... A list of films produced by the Bollywood film industry based in Mumbai in 1956: ... ... A list of films produced by the Bollywood film industry based in Mumbai in 1956: ... ... Contents 1 Top grossing films 2 A-C 3... ... Baghdad Ka Jadu a.k.a. Magic of Baghdad John Cawas ... ... at 1956 with a special focus on Hindi film songs Listen to songs from Bollywood films of 1956 ... ...gentine American ... ...gentine American ...

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Romania, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...ram sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published studies. Most books in the series deal with a pa... ...te−controlled press. Each chapter closes with a brief annotated bibliography listing several works for additional reading. Complete bibliographic cita... ... by strongly endorsing the Soviet suppression of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, hoping to be rewarded with the removal of Soviet forces from Romani... ... Western Allies and attempting to negotiate the country's surrender to Anglo−American forces in order to avoid Soviet occupation. Mihai Antonescu, Rom... ... 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... ... was President Nixon's visit to Romania in August 1969—the first visit by an American head of state to a communist country since the 1945 Yalta Confer...

...Foreword: This volume is one in a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published s...

...Table of Contents: Romania, a country study, 1 -- Federal Research Division, 1 -- Foreword, 6 -- Preface, 6 -- GEOGRAPHY, 7 -- TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS, 7 -- NATIONAL SECURITY, 8 -- Chapter 1. Historical Setting, 8 -- The ...

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American comedy films

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...Subcategories This category has the following 27 subcategories, out of 27 total. A ... ... American action comedy films ... ... American action comedy films ... ... American adventure comedy films ... ... American adventure comedy films ... ...merican comedy films" The following 3888 pages are in this category, out of 3888 total. (previous 200) (next 200) ... ... 5 Men and a Limo A A-List (film) A.C.O.D. A Bandit A Bankrup... ...ourney A Prairie Home Companion (film) A Preferred List A Quiet Little Wedding A Quiet Street ... ... Hot Pursuit (film) Hot Rod (film) Hot Shots (1956 film) Hot Stuff (1956 film) Hot Stuff (1979 fi...

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Sp-4221 the Space Shuttle Decision

By: Nasa

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ... for a nuclear−powered spaceship for an expedition to Mars. (North American Rockwell) ....322 PROGRAM I—Three levels of space activity ... ... • Design for a nuclear−powered spaceship for an expedition to Mars. (North American Rockwell) • PROGRAM I—Three levels of space activity studied by... ...Sharon Halprin. At Kennedy Space Center, I relied on Donna Atkins and Elaine Liston. The Air Force maintains an extensive archive at Maxwell AFB, and ... ...and Dale Myers, NASA's Associate Administrator for Manned Space Flight. This list of interviewees is somewhat limited, for a good reason: I was able t... ...Technical Development.” Philadelphia: Dufour Editions. − Neal, J. A. January 1956. “The Development of the Navaho Guided Missile, 1945−1953.” Wright−P... ...h determines the performance of a rocket, took a sharp leap upward. By early 1956, they confirmed this discovery with test SP−4221 The Space Shuttle 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...

...Introduction: [ix] The Space Shuttle took shape and won support, and criticism, as part of NASA?S search for a post?Apollo future. As with the Army and Navy in World War II, NASA had grown rapidly during the 1960s. Similarly, just as those military services saw a sharp falloff in funding in the wake of victory, ...

...Table of Contents: SP?4221 The Space Shuttle Decision, 1 -- Nasa, 1 -- Introduction, 2 -- Acknowledgments, 3 -- ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS, 5 -- BIBLIOGRAPHY, 8 -- Chapter 1, 20 -- SPACE STATIONS AND WINGED ROCKETS, 21 -- Footnotes...

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List of drug films

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.... Drug cinema ranges from the ultra-realistic to the utterly surreal; some films are unabashedly pro- or anti-drug, while others are less judgmental. ... ...i-drug, while others are less judgmental. The drugs most commonly shown in films are cocaine, heroin, LSD, cannabis (see Stoner film) and methamphetam... ...ugs as plot devices to keep the action moving. The following is a partial list of drug films and the substance involved. 0–9 21 Grams (2003). Coc... ...s plot devices to keep the action moving. The following is a partial list of drug films and the substance involved. 0–9 21 Grams (2003). Cocaine2... ...y People (2002). MDMA, Cocaine, Heroin, Methadone, Cannabis, and a mention of the multitude of crack in Barbados.25th Hour (2002). Heroin, MDMA.28 Day... ...ltered States (1980). Cannabis, Amanita Muscaria, LSD, DMT, and psilocybin.American Beauty (1999). Cannabis.American Cowslip (2009). Heroin.American G... ...erican Cowslip (2009). Heroin.American Gangster (2007). Heroin and cocaine.American Psycho (2000). Cocaine, Halcion, Xanax, Ecstasy and Cannabis.Ameri... ... Cannabis, CocaineThe Big Lebowski (1998). Cannabis, LSD.Bigger Than Life (1956). Cortisone (steroid hormone)Bird (1988). Heroin.Black Cat, White Cat ... ...bis.Sherrybaby (2004). Heroin.She Shoulda Said 'No'! (1949). Cannabis.Shot List (2009). LSD, cocaine, cannabis.Shrooms (2007). Magic mushrooms, cannab...

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Changing the Beat a Study of the Worklife of Jazz Musicians

By: Dr. Billy Taylor

...i Changing the Beat A Study of the Worklife of Jazz Musicians VOLUME II: AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICI... ...i Changing the Beat A Study of the Worklife of Jazz Musicians VOLUME II: AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS: SURVEY RESULTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE Dr. Bi... ...for the Arts The David and Lucile Packard Foundation The Grammy Foundation American Federation of Musicians American Federation of Musicians Local 802... ...id and Lucile Packard Foundation The Grammy Foundation American Federation of Musicians American Federation of Musicians Local 802 New Orleans Jazz & ... ... this question 1395 399 277 81 221 35 672 175 225 108 I am going to read a list of income ranges. Please let me know when I get to the category that d... ...nder $12,000 as individuals from all sources in 2000. I am going to read a list of income ranges. Please let me know when I get to the category that d... ... not-for-profit institutional producer of jazz concerts, dances, lectures, films, multi-arts collaborations and educational initiatives, to historic c... ...Peter’s Church has been recognized by the Lutheran Synod of New York since 1956 for its jazz ministry, including presentation of jazz in a spiritual s...

...Excerpt: Purpose Deemed a national treasure by the United States Congress, jazz is a unique American art form, and its musicians, the keepers and producers of this treasure, are recognized the world over as America?s cultural ambassadors. Yet, artists who make a living as jazz musicians face numerous challenges. Des...

...Table of Contents: Purpose 1 -- Findings 2 -- Survey Background and Method 2 -- Organization of Report 3 -- Chapter I. Demographics 4 -- Chapter II. Employment and Income 6 -- Chapter III. Other Issues 14 -- Chapter IV. Summary and...

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List of sports films

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...nre covering sports activities. Sports movies have been made since the era of silent films, such as the 1915 film The Champion starring Charlie Chapli... ...ng sports activities. Sports movies have been made since the era of silent films, such as the 1915 film The Champion starring Charlie Chaplin. Films i... ...erious (Raging Bull) to silly (Horse Feathers). A classic theme for sports films is the triumph of an individual or team who prevail despite the diffi... ...to silly (Horse Feathers). A classic theme for sports films is the triumph of an individual or team who prevail despite the difficulties. Men often id... ... sports films in ways they wouldn't with other genres, such as spy films. American football { ! Title ! Year ! Genre ! The Freshman 1925 Comedy Si... ... offers money to any player who can score a touchdown. Knute Rockne, All American 1940 Biographical Life and career of Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne... ... Australian Rules 2002 Drama Blinder 2013 Drama Auto racing NB: This list excludes films that feature illegally run street races unless legitima... ...s to quit, becomes a sparkplugs salesman. Johnny Dark 1954 Checkpoint 1956 Crime Road racing A criminal gets into a confrontation with British po... ...09 Biographical Ving Rhames' portrayal of former heavyweight champ Sonny Liston. The Fighter 2010 Biographical Story of Micky Ward (Mark Wahlbe...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...com http://samvak.tripod.com/after.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. The Author II. About "After... ... II. About "After the Rain" Containing the United States I. The Roots of Anti-Americanism II. Containing the United States III. Islam and Lib... ...the Reluctant Empire V. The Democratic Ideal and New Colonialism VI. Add Me to the List VII. The American Hostel VIII. The Semi-failed State T... ...pire V. The Democratic Ideal and New Colonialism VI. Add Me to the List VII. The American Hostel VIII. The Semi-failed State The War in Afghan... ...obility, and other refugees. Their Declaration of Independence reads like a maudlin list of grievances coupled with desperate protestations of love ... ...d rational policy- making at home. The USA prior to the Civil War, the USSR between 1956 and 1982, federal Yugoslavia after 1989, and Nazi Germany a... ...ck market facilitates the smuggling of cigarettes, software, home appliances, video films, weaponry, food, carpets - and virtually every other nece...

The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.

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1956 in music

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...            List of years in music       (table) ... ...            List of years in music       (table) ... ...947 . 1948 . 1949 . 1950 . 1951 . 1952 ... 1953 1954 1955 -1956- 1957 1958 1959 ... 1960 . 1961 . 1962 . 1963 . 1964 ... ... Diva Beverly Sills in 1956 This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1956. ... ... Beverly Sills in 1956 This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1956. ... ... January 26 The North American premiere of Carlos Chávez's Third Symphony is given by the New Yor... ... CBS Radio Network. March 31 – Elvis Presley films a screen test for Paramount Pictures. April ... ...ssue was in 1968). July 9 – Dick Clark hosts American Bandstand for the first time July 11 ... ...January 25 and ran for 217 performances Musical films Anything Goes starring Bing Crosby and D...

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National Endowment for the Arts

By: James Bradley

...wment for the Arts Here is my father, I said. He is the most identifiable of the six figures, the only one whose profile is visible. But for half a c... ... half a century he was almost completely silent about Iwo Jima.To his wife of forty-seven years he spoke about it only once, on their first date. It w... ...xcellence in the arts — both new and established, bringing the arts to all Americans, and providing leadership in arts education. Through its grants ... ...que literary program is aimed at preserving the stories and reflections of American troops who have served our nation on the frontlines –– as in Afgha... ...— the military. Many of Clancy’s novels have been adapted into blockbuster films, including The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Presen... ...s poetry collections include Saints and Strangers (1985), which was short- listed for the Pulitzer Prize; After the Lost War: A Narrative (1988); The ... ...ion Notable Book of the Year and remained on the New York Times bestseller list for two years. In 2002, The Color of Water became the first selection ... ...rean War. He resigned his commission in 1957 after publishing The Hunters (1956), a novel based on his more than 100 combat missions in Korea. Salter’... ...Stevens Award, Wilbur’s original collections include Things of This World (1956), for which he received the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award; an...

...Excerpt: Here is my father, I said. He is the most identifiable of the six figures, the only one whose profile is visible. But for half a century he was almost completely silent about Iwo Jima.To his wife of forty-seven years he spoke about it only once, on their first date. It was not un...

...Table of Contents: Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience, iv -- Writers participating in base workshops -- Richard Bausch, 1 -- Mark Bowden, 2 -- Tom Clancy, 3 -- Judith Ortiz Cofer, 4 -- Joe Haldeman, 5 -- Barry Han...

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1956 in film

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... 1955 1956 1957 ... ... 1955 1956 1957 ... ... 1 Events 2 Top grossing films (U.S.) 3 Awards ... ... 4 Top ten money making stars 5 Notable films released in 1956 6 Serials ... ... October 5 - The Ten Commandments opens in cinemas and becomes one of the most successful and popular movies of all time, currently ranking 5t... ...st successful and popular movies of all time, currently ranking 5th on the list of all time moneymakers (when adjusted for inflation) ... ...ccessful and popular movies of all time, currently ranking 5th on the list of all time moneymakers (when adjusted for inflation) ... ... Births January 3 - Mel Gibson,American Irish actor and director January 7 - Davi... ...ana Delany, actress April 12 - Andy García, Cuban-American actor April 30 - Lars von Trier, Danish d...

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Chapter 4 Federal Programs for Education and Related Activities

...grams for Education and Related Activities This chapter provides a summary of federal funds for education to help describe the magnitude of the federa... ...scribe the magnitude of the federal fiscal effort and give some indication of the scope and variety of the education programs. Data in this chapter re... ...f the history of federal education activities is provided in the following list of selected legislation: 1787 Northwest Ordinance authorized land gran... ...Further the Development and Mainte- nance of an Adequate and Well-Balanced American Merchant Marine (Public Law 74– 415) established the U.S. Merchant... ...Law 83–597) provided funds for purchase of milk for school lunch programs. 1956 Library Services Act (Public Law 84–597) pro- vided grants to states f... ...federal as- sistance for training teachers of the handi- capped. Captioned Films for the Deaf Act (Public Law 85–905) authorized a loan service of cap... ... the Deaf Act (Public Law 85–905) authorized a loan service of cap- tioned films for the deaf. 1961 Area Redevelopment Act (Public Law 87–27) included... ...ls, and public institutions of under- graduate higher education. 1973Older Americans Comprehensive Services Amendment of 1973 (Public Law 93–29) made ... ...e Selected Reserve (which in- cludes the National Guard) who enlist, reen- list, or extend an enlistment after June 30, 1985, for a 6-year period. 198...

...Excerpt: This chapter provides a summary of federal funds for education to help describe the magnitude of the federal fiscal effort and give some indication of the scope and variety of the education programs. Data in this chapter reflect outlays and obligations of f...

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Slightly Scarlet (1956 film)

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...Slightly Scarlet is a 1956 American film noir based on James M. Cain 's novel Love's Lovely Counte... ...widescreen by noted cameraman John Alton .. The picture tells the story of Ben Grace ( John Payne ), a man working for a powerful metropolitan cri... ...ne Dahl ). Plot The ruthless Solly Caspar is fighting to retain control of Bay City's criminal activities when Frank Jansen ( Kent Taylor ), an hon... ...hen prolific director Allan Dwan was seventy years old. Dwan directed 386 films in his long career and his first work was the silent short Strategy,... ..., Alain and Elizabeth Ward. Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style, film noir analysis by Blake Lucas, page 260. The Overlook ... ... to get control of the gang.. The New York Times, film review, March 17, 1956. Last accessed: December 4, 2007. Noted critic and filmmaker Jean-L... ...ilmmaker Jean-Luc Godard was kinder to the film, placing it fifth in his list of the best films of 1956 in Cahiers du Cinema .. * List of Americ... ...c Godard was kinder to the film, placing it fifth in his list of the best films of 1956 in Cahiers du Cinema .. * List of American films of 1956 ... ... was kinder to the film, placing it fifth in his list of the best films of 1956 in Cahiers du Cinema .. * List of American films of 1956 S...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... 0 “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Uto... ...l Motivations 1 “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Uto... ...c system in the brain often takes priority over the logical section of the brain. This has an effect on our buying habits, our preferences for films ... ...never have dreamed of. ―In another university study students were told to administer electric shocks to others who were to learn word lists.... ...‘t be surprised when young Germans tortured and killed for Hitler, when young Chinese and Cambodians killed for Mao or Pol Pot, or even young Americ... ...? ―In our human species we don‘t need a partner for an orgasm. We can masturbate like many animals do. Is that why Abraham Maslow listed... ... in the vitamin D producing sun, could add the A and D to their skim milk. They don‘t, but are finally thinking about it—sixty years after the Americ... ... And in spite of the strength with which they are held, both are rooted in non-provable assumptions!‖ -- ―And violence sure sells in films,... ...tudy of Obedience‖ J of Abnormal and Social Psychology 67:4 (1963) 371-7. 4. Erich Fromm, The Art of Loving New York: Harper and Brothers, 1956, ...

...Table of Contents IN THE HOTEL 8 LOOKING FOR HAPPINESS 10 WE MUST THINK MORE DEEPLY—AND UNDERSTAND OUR THINKING 20 OUR BASIC ASSUMPTIONS 24 -- THE FOUNDATIONS OF OUR VALUES -- 24 SELF-CENTEREDASSUMPTIONS 32 GODBASEDASSUMPTIONS 41 C...

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List of British films

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... List of British films 1888–1... ... List of British films 1888–1919 ... ... List of British films 1888–1919 ... ... 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960s ... ... This is chronological list of films produced in the United Kingdom split by decade. There may be ... ... This is chronological list of films produced in the United Kingdom split by decade. There may be an ov... ... This is chronological list of films produced in the United Kingdom split by decade. There may be an overl... ...split by decade. There may be an overlap, particularly between British and American films which are sometimes co-produced; the list should attempt to ... ...split by decade. There may be an overlap, particularly between British and American films which are sometimes co-produced; the list should attempt to ...

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

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...0 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . ... ...uman Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human Values by Lemuel Gulliver XVI ... ... is a retired businessman. He finds your country fascinating and wants to list it on the New York Stock Exchange. Lee isn‘t so sure he likes Kino. Th... ...s losing one‘s job. Sex makes us happier, as does enjoying one‘s job. The Americans, who spend much more time working are much higher on the happine... ...ricans, who spend much more time working are much higher on the happiness list than are the French, who vacation a lot. ―Money only makes ... ...ed at home, in your neighborhood or in school is the truth, divine truth. Americans eat with their forks in their right hands, Europeans with the for... ...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... ...cause of debts, marriages to non-consenting females, and child slavery. In 1956 the United Nations added more provisions to the previously enacted in...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even ...

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List of racism-related films

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...This is a list of films that deal with the topic of race or racism. The film title is followed by country and year of releas... ...film title is followed by country and year of release: List 30:e november (Sweden, 1995) ... ...,000 Black Men Named George (US, 2002) Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (US, 1993) Ali (US, 2001) ... ...US, 1993) Ali (US, 2001) American History X (US, 1998) Americanese (US, 200... ... Bronze Screen, The: 100 Years of the Latino Image in American Cinema (US, 2002) Brother Future (US, 199... ... Ghosts of Mississippi (US, 1996) Giant (US, 1956) Glory (US,1989) Glo... ... Sankofa (US, 1993) Schindler's List (US, 1993) School Daze (US, 1988) ... ... See also Lists of films Blaxploitation List... ... Blaxploitation List of skinhead films Political cinema Ra...

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The Civilization of Illiteracy

By: Mihai Nadin

...IHAI NADIN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF ILLITERACY Title: THE CIVILIZATION OF ILLITERACY Author: MIHAI NADI... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ... The major accomplishment of analyzing illiteracy so far has been the listing of symptoms: the decrease in functional literacy; a general deg... ...re of this fact. Books are as permanent as their survival on bestseller lists. The market, with its increasingly breathtaking fluctuations, mig... ...ated with Charles Sanders Peirce. When I began teaching in the USA, my American colleagues and students did not know who he was. The semiotic ... ...ca, Asia, and Latin America, as well as part of the European and North American continents, do not necessarily fit this description in detail.... ...television sets. In many countries, most children watch television and films before they learn to read. In a few countries, children play comp... ...cus on TV and video expanded. In addition to the ability to bring home films of one's choice, to buy and rent videotapes, laser discs, and CD-... ... du Centre de Formation aux Recherches Ethnologiques, Paris, No. 4, 1956, pp. 1-3. -. Le geste et la parole, Vol. I and II. Paris: Albin...

... man disposes Beyond the commitment to literacy A moving target The wise fox ?Between us the rift? Malthus revisited Captives to literacy The Epitome of the Civilization of Illiteracy For the love of trade ?The best of the useful and the best of the ornamental?...

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List of banned films

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... For nearly the entire history of film production, certain films have been banned by film censorshi... ... For nearly the entire history of film production, certain films have been banned by film censorship or review organizations for... ...d rate productions for film and television exhibition. While it is common for films to be edited to fall into certain rating classifications, this li... ...ommon for films to be edited to fall into certain rating classifications, this list includes only films that have been explicitly prohibited from publ... ...udes only films that have been explicitly prohibited from public screening. List :Note that for some countries films are banned on a wide scale and... ...ign=center 2008 Rambo align=center Burma Banned for negative portrayals of Burmese soldiers. align=center 1959 Ben-Hur (1959) align=center... ...a use the films visuals to display television sets) Denmark1937: Ryska snuvan 1956: The Ten Commandments, due to its controversial religious nature ... ...essions of a Nazi Spy after a series of protests. Japan and 18 other Latin American and Europe an countries also banned the film. The film was f... ...talin, after a test screening in Poland. The film showed that even the poorest Americans could afford an automobile, unlike in the Soviet Union.1967: ...

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Pakistan, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...ram sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published studies. Most books in the series deal with a pa... ...omments on Pakistani society and culture; and to Mustapha Kamal Pasha at the American University and Barbara Leitch LePoer at the Congressional Resear... ...in. National Holiday: Pakistan Day (proclamation of the republic), March 23, 1956. GEOGRAPHY Size: Total land area estimated to be 796,095 square kilo... ...er Mob storms and burns down United States Embassy in Islamabad, killing two Americans and two Pakistani employees; United States cultural centers in ... ...an” by initiating an impressive number of reform measures. Qureshi published lists of unpaid debts and prevented debtor−politicians from running for o... ...'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...

...Foreword: This volume is one in a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army....

...Table of Contents: Pakistan, a country study, 1 -- Federal Research Division, 1 -- Foreword, 4 -- Acknowledgments, 5 -- Preface, 5 -- COUNTRY PROFILE, 6 -- GEOGRAPHY, 6 -- SOCIETY, 7 -- ECONOMY, 7 -- TRANSPORTATION AND TELECOMMUNIC...

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List of Romanian films

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...A list of the most notable films produced in the Cinema of Romania ordered by year of release. For an ... ...A list of the most notable films produced in the Cinema of Romania ordered by year of release. For an A-Z list of articles on Roman... ...s produced in the Cinema of Romania ordered by year of release. For an A-Z list of articles on Romanian films see Category:Romanian films. ... ...omania ordered by year of release. For an A-Z list of articles on Romanian films see Category:Romanian films. ... ... Drama English: The Mill of Good Luck. Entered into the 1957 Cannes Film Festival ... ...e 1957 Cannes Film Festival 1956 Afacerea Protar ... ...scu American soldiers meet Romanian villagers. ... ... See also List of Romanian submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Languag... ...scu American soldiers meet Romanian villagers. ...

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The History Guide

...the basis for my upper division European intellectual history and history of European socialism classes at Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton an... ...n five and ten pages in length and are meant to be downloaded and printed. Of course, you can read them online if you wish. Please keep in mind that ... ...ll take you to a related page of information (located at this site) and a list of resources for further exploration. If the title of a work is hyperl... ...number of surveys over the years have pointed to the disturbing fact that Americans don't know history. They don't know their own history. Here is a... ...ulture, diplomacy and perhaps a hundred other variables. In general, most Americans would rather be "entertained" by passively watching a film about ... ...rather be "entertained" by passively watching a film about war rather than listen to someone talk about the origins and consequences of that war. So... ...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... ...oriographical issues they raise 1. Perry Miller on the Puritan jeremiad (1956): "Under the guise of this mounting wall of sinfulness, this incessan...

...ted for the high school and undergraduate student who is either taking classes in history, or who intends to major in history in college. The purpose of The History Guide is to better prepare yourself for your history classes and to make your time in class more enjoyable and proficient. The History Guide contains the complete content of three undergraduate courses in Europ...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS Lecture 1: Modern European Intellectual History: An Introduction Lecture 2: The Medieval World View (1) Lecture 3: The Medieval World View (2) Lecture 4: The Medieval Synthesis and the Renaissance Discovery of Man...

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List of RKO films

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... and or co-produced by RKO Pictures from their inception in 1929 through the dissolution of the original company in 1959. The studio had declined afte... ...and was eventually sold to General Tire and Rubber Company in 1955. General Tire put all of its non-core operations in a holding company, RKO General,... ...small independent film company, RKO Pictures, LLC. This is a partial list of films produced, co-produced, and/or distributed by Ra... ...dependent film company, RKO Pictures, LLC. This is a partial list of films produced, co-produced, and/or distributed by Radio Pict... ... Theiapolis.com. As per the guidelines set forth by the WikiProject Film group, the date listed is the earliest date, whether that be the premiere or ... ... 4.6 1955 4.7 1956 4.8 1957 ... ... 2000s 9 2010s 10 Upcoming films 11 Notes ... ... March 22, 1945 Pan-Americana ... ... The year would see the beginning of the activity of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) in the film industry. Two of the i...

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We Can'T Have Everything

By: Rupert Hughes

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...ghts between, she would sleep in a bed where a duchess had lain, and in arms Americanly royal. We Can't Have Everything THE FIRST BOOK. MISS KEDZIE TH... ... (Nimrim, Missouri) consisted of bombastic chronicles of church sociables or lists of those present at surprise−parties. This girl's home was one of t... ...ans and divided them up with Muriel Schuyler, Mrs. Perry Merithew, and other American angels abroad. When Charity's husband wearied of being what he c... ...w. So did she. On the windows their own reflections were cast in transparent films of light. Each wraith watched the other, seeming to read the mood a... ...led, the same sad, sweet smile with which she pored on the book of sorrow or listened to the questions of her orphans who asked where their fathers ha... ...easury, while his artistic whims had held up the delivery of nearly finished films. Miss Havender told Charity to send the girl to her at the office a... ...four years back in the last century. Now, adding sixty to 1896 brings one to 1956; and what the world will be like then—and who'll be in it or what th...

...Excerpt: THE FIRST BOOK. MISS KEDZIE THROPP COMES TO TOWN. Chapter One. Kedzie Thropp had never seen Fifth Avenue or a yacht or a butler or a glass of champagne or an ocean or a person of social prominence. She wanted to see them. For each five minutes of the day and night, one girl comes to New York to make her life; or so the compilers of statistics claim. This was Ked...

...Table of Contents: We Can't Have Everything, 1 -- Rupert Hughes, 1 -- THE FIRST BOOK. MISS KEDZIE THROPP COMES TO TOWN, 3 -- Chapter I, 3 -- Chapter II, 5 -- Chapter III, 9 -- Chapter IV, 12 -- Chapter V, 16 -- Chapter VI, 19 -- Ch...

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List of Venezuelan films

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... 1956 ' ... ... Fiction Film based in the novel of the same name by Adriano González León ... ... 1983 The House of Water Jacobo Penzo ... ... L.A. Outfest Winner: Grand Jury Award for Outstanding American Narrative Feature R... ... Malaga Film Festival Best Latin American Film Postcards from... ... Cinema of Venezuela List of South American films List of Caribbean fil... ... Cinema of Venezuela List of South American films List of Caribbean films ... ... Films by country ... ... Categories Lists of films by country of production Venezuelan fi...

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We Can'T Have Everything

By: Rupert Hughes

....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...s between, she would sleep in a bed where a duchess had lain, and in arms Americanly royal. So much can the grand jumble of causes and effects th... ...imrim, Missouri) consisted of bombastic chronicles of church sociables or lists of those present at surprise-parties. This girl's home was one of... ... and divided them up with Muriel Schuyler, Mrs. Perry Merithew, and other American angels abroad. When Charity's husband wearied of being what he ... ...So did she. On the windows their own reflections were cast in transparent films of light. Each wraith watched the other, seeming to read the mood an... ..., the same sad, sweet smile with which she pored on the book of sorrow or listened to the questions of her orphans who asked where their fathers had... ...ury, while his artistic whims had held up the delivery of nearly finished films. Miss Havender told Charity to send the girl to her at the office... ...r years back in the last century. Now, adding sixty to 1896 brings one to 1956; and what the world will be like then--and who'll be in it or what th...

...Kedzie Thropp had never seen Fifth Avenue or a yacht or a butler or a glass of champagne or an ocean or a person of social prominence. She wanted to see them. For each five minutes of the day and night, one girl comes to New York to make her life; or so the compilers of statistics claim. This was Ked...

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List of Warner Bros. films

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...rner Bros. and its subsidiary First National for the years 1928-1960. From 1928 to 1936, films by First National continued to be credited solely to "F... ...continued to be credited solely to "First National Pictures". In July 1936, stockholders of First National Pictures, Inc. (primarily Warner Bros.) vot... ... December 25, 1921 Ashamed of Parents Considered lost ... ... October 5, 1940 Knute Rockne, All American ... ... August 24, 1951 Jim Thorpe - All-American ... ...hell[N 2] January 26, 1956 Helen of Troy ... ...The Curse of Frankenstein Distributor; produced by Hammer Films August 3... ... October 5, 1990 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones ... ... January 11, 2008 The Bucket List ...

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We Can'T Have Everything

By: Rupert Hughes

....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...s between, she would sleep in a bed where a duchess had lain, and in arms Americanly royal. So much can the grand jumble of causes and effects th... ...imrim, Missouri) consisted of bombastic chronicles of church sociables or lists of those present at surprise-parties. This girl's home was one of... ... and divided them up with Muriel Schuyler, Mrs. Perry Merithew, and other American angels abroad. When Charity's husband wearied of being what he ... ...So did she. On the windows their own reflections were cast in transparent films of light. Each wraith watched the other, seeming to read the mood an... ..., the same sad, sweet smile with which she pored on the book of sorrow or listened to the questions of her orphans who asked where their fathers had... ...ury, while his artistic whims had held up the delivery of nearly finished films. Miss Havender told Charity to send the girl to her at the office... ...r years back in the last century. Now, adding sixty to 1896 brings one to 1956; and what the world will be like then--and who'll be in it or what th...

...Chapter I. Kedzie Thropp had never seen Fifth Avenue or a yacht or a butler or a glass of champagne or an ocean or a person of social prominence. She wanted to see them. For each five minutes of the day and night, one girl comes to New York to make her life; or so the compilers of statistics claim....

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List of Paramount Pictures films

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...e United States film studio Paramount Pictures. The studio is consistently ranked as one of the "Big Six" film studios of Hollywood. It is a subsidiar... ...f Hollywood. It is a subsidiary of U.S. media conglomerate Viacom. Paramount is a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).[1] It ha... ...2000s 11 2010s 12 Upcoming films 12.1 2014 and... ... June 29, 1916 The American Beauty Distribution o... ... February 15, 1917 The American Consul From the story... ...ics. One scene is filmed in Technicolor. Remade in all Technicolor and in VistaVision in 1956. December... ... August 3, 1934 Ladies Should Listen ... ... The first in Paramount’s series of eight Bulldog Drummond films, released between 1937 and 1939. ... ... Paramount Pictures Complete Library List of Paramount Pictures films at the Internet Movie Databa...

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A History of China

By: Wolfram Eberhard

...ssic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: A HISTORY OF CHINA Author: WOLFRAM EBERHARD Language: English Subject: Fiction, Li... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...their pre−dynastic ancestors. These names can be brought into agreement with lists of rulers found in the ancient Chinese literature. The ruler seems ... ...of writing should be generally adopted. The words to be used were set out in lists, so that the first lexicography came into existence simply through ... ...g Kui−fei), became the heroine of countless stage−plays and stories and even films; all the misfortunes that marked the end of Hsuean Tsung's reign we... ...eatest stimulus for these commercial activities was foreign, European trade. American silver which had flooded Europe in the sixteenth century, began ... ...or instance the traders, thought of a liberal democracy, more or less on the American pattern; and the nationalists merely wanted the removal of the a... ...ods of leisure, whereas in industry steady work is possible. In any case, in 1956 strains began to appear in China's economy. In early 1958 the “Great... ...nd on feudalism in China, is in R. Coulborn, Feudalism in History, Princeton 1956. Stimulating, but in parts antiquated, is M. Granet, La Feodalite Ch...

...Introduction: There are indeed enough Histories of China already: why yet another one? Because the time has come for new departures; because we need to clear away the false notions with which the general public is constantly being fed by one author after another; because f...

...Table of Contents: A History of China, 1 -- Wolfram Eberhard, 1 -- Introduction, 2 -- THE EARLIEST TIMES, 4 -- Chapter One. PREHISTORY, 4 -- Chapter Two. THE SHANG DYNASTY (c. 1600?1028 B.C.), 10 -- ANTIQUITY, 14 -- Chapter Three. ...

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Jenseits der Schriftkultur

By: Mihai Nadin

....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...einführte. In mancherlei Hinsicht zeichnet die Entwicklungsgeschichte des Films die Entwicklung des Konflikts zwischen der Schriftkultur und den auf... ..., die nach literarischen Werken verfaßt waren, deren Komplexität die des Films übertraf, konnten nicht umgesetzt werden. Auch mußte die Konzentrat... ... Austausch von harten Schlägen werden läßt. Ähnliches gilt für Baseball, American football, Basketball und Hockey: Sie alle sind begleitet von unzä... ...t voraussetzen, sind nicht unbedingt deckungsgleich. Man vergleiche etwa American football, Basketball oder Baseball mit Langstreckenlauf, Schwimme... ...n, ein anderes Mal als Sand oder Silikon für Chips Gestalt annehmen. Die Liste dieser Möglichkeiten verweist auf eine Wirklichkeit, die unvorstellb... ...system, von der Registrierkasse zum Scanner, vom Herd zur Mikrowelle--die Liste kann unendlich fortgesetzt werden--wurde eine neue Welt entworfen un... ...letin du Centre de Formation aux Recherches Ethnologiques. Paris, No. 4, 1956, pp. 1-3. —Leroi-Gourhan. Le geste et la parole, vol. I and II. ...

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Jenseits der Schriftkultur

By: Mihai Nadin

....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...infuehrte. In mancherlei Hinsicht zeichnet die Entwicklungsgeschichte des Films die Entwicklung des Konflikts zwischen der Schriftkultur und den auf... ... die nach literarischen Werken verfasst waren, deren Komplexitaet die des Films uebertraf, konnten nicht umgesetzt werden. Auch musste die Konzentr... ...ausch von harten Schlaegen werden laesst. AEhnliches gilt fuer Baseball, American football, Basketball und Hockey: Sie alle sind begleitet von unza... ...t voraussetzen, sind nicht unbedingt deckungsgleich. Man vergleiche etwa American football, Basketball oder Baseball mit Langstreckenlauf, Schwimme... ..., ein anderes Mal als Sand oder Silikon fuer Chips Gestalt annehmen. Die Liste dieser Moeglichkeiten verweist auf eine Wirklichkeit, die unvorstell... ...system, von der Registrierkasse zum Scanner, vom Herd zur Mikrowelle--die Liste kann unendlich fortgesetzt werden--wurde eine neue Welt entworfen un... ...letin du Centre de Formation aux Recherches Ethnologiques. Paris, No. 4, 1956, pp. 1-3. —Leroi-Gourhan. Le geste et la parole, vol. I and II. ...

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Pandoras Legions

By: Christopher Anvil

...Pandora’s Legions by Christopher Anvil This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictio... ...oincidental. Copyright © 2002 by Christopher Anvil The various parts of Pandora’s Legions were previously published in the following: Part I as ... ...d in the following: Part I as “Pandora's Planet” in Astounding, September 1956. The story was later incorporated as the first seven chapters in the n... ...hundred, and let the men fire at them from inside the ground-cars.” “But, listen,” said Horsip. “Just how many natives would they be fighting?” “Twe... ...ars ago.” Moffis stared at Horsip in frustration. “Now what do we do? And listen, I’m just giving you a summary of this. You don’t know what we went... ... shook his head. “What if he doesn’t live to go back? No, I’ve studied the films of that business in the corridor, and that isn’t how it works. They ... ...the planet was first settled by Centrans, and received a large influx ofAmericans” after the treaty with Earth. These Earthmen claimed they were go... ...h. These Earthmen claimed they were going to “rebuild the planet on basic American principles,” avoiding errors made on Earth. But since the planet a... ... history. The Pandora “cycle” began with the publication in the September 1956 issue of Astounding magazine of a novelette entitled “Pandora’s Plane...

...Excerpt: To be seen is to be hit horsip went off to see his planetary integration staff, now working happily on plans for final integration of the planet earth into the integral union, and moffis went along. Horsip described the appalling number of wrecked and sabotaged ground-cars....

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Old Calabria

By: Norman Douglas

....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ... detachment from the affairs of this world. They came nearer. The boy was listening, deferentially, to some remark of the elder; his lips were parte... ...ears, coming up--apparently--out of the bowels of the earth. I stopped to listen, shocked to hear ribald language in a holy town like this; then, im... ...plied, shaking his white head dolefully. And no grandchildren? "All Americans (emigrants)." He spoke in dreamy fashion of years long ago whe... ...e hearts of the younger generation; for the parents a little knowledge of American conditions is desirable, to prove that you are a man of the world... ...g, and thick fogs clung to the skirts of the peak. We reached the summit (1956 metres) at last, drenched in an icy bath of rain and sleet, and with ... ...relentless ease of a river pouring into a cavern. Altogether, a series of films depicting him at work upon a meal would make the fortune of a pictur...

...I find it hard to sum up in one word the character of Lucera?the effect it produces on the mind; one sees so many towns that the freshness of their images becomes blurred. The houses are low but not undignified; the streets regular and clean; there is electric light and somew...

...CONTENTS I. SARACEN LUCERA II. MANFRED'S TOWN III. THE ANGEL OF MANFREDONIA IV. CAVE-WORSHIP V. LAND OF HORACE VI. AT VENOSA VII. THE BANDUSIAN FOUNT VIII. TILLERS OF THE SOIL IX. MOVING SOUTHWARDS X. THE FLYING MONK XI. BY THE INLAND SEA XII. MOLLE TARENTUM XIII. INTO THE JUNGLE XIV. ...

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Old Calabria

By: Norman Douglas

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...lic detachment from the affairs of this world. They came nearer. The boy was listening, deferentially, to some remark of the elder; his lips were part... ...d my ears, coming up apparently out of the bowels of the earth. I stopped to listen, shocked to hear ribald language in a holy town like this; then, i... ...u! he replied, shaking his white head dolefully. And no grandchildren? All Americans (emigrants). He spoke in dreamy fashion of years long ago when... ... the hearts of the younger generation; for the parents a little knowledge of American conditions is desirable, to prove that you are a man of the worl... ...ning, and thick fogs clung to the skirts of the peak. We reached the summit (1956 metres) at last, drenched in an icy bath of rain and sleet, and with... ...he relentless ease of a river pouring into a cavern. Altogether, a series of films depicting him at work upon a meal would make the fortune of a pictu...

...Excerpt: I. SARACEN LUCERA I find it hard to sum up in one word the character of Lucera the effect it produces on the mind; one sees so many towns that the freshness of their images becomes blurred. The houses are low but not undignified; the streets regular and clean; there is electric light and somew...

...Table of Contents: Old Calabria, 1 -- Norman Douglas, 1 -- I. SARACEN LUCERA, 2 -- II. MANFRED'S TOWN, 6 -- III. THE ANGEL OF MANFREDONIA, 10 -- IV. CAVE?WORSHIP, 13 -- V. LAND OF HORACE, 18 -- VI. AT VENOSA, 21 -- VII. THE BANDUSI...

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Old Calabria

By: Norman Douglas

....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ... detachment from the affairs of this world. They came nearer. The boy was listening, deferentially, to some remark of the elder; his lips were parte... ...ears, coming up--apparently--out of the bowels of the earth. I stopped to listen, shocked to hear ribald language in a holy town like this; then, im... ...plied, shaking his white head dolefully. And no grandchildren? "All Americans (emigrants)." He spoke in dreamy fashion of years long ago whe... ...e hearts of the younger generation; for the parents a little knowledge of American conditions is desirable, to prove that you are a man of the world... ...g, and thick fogs clung to the skirts of the peak. We reached the summit (1956 metres) at last, drenched in an icy bath of rain and sleet, and with ... ...relentless ease of a river pouring into a cavern. Altogether, a series of films depicting him at work upon a meal would make the fortune of a pictur...

...I find it hard to sum up in one word the character of Lucera?the effect it produces on the mind; one sees so many towns that the freshness of their images becomes blurred. The houses are low but not undignified; the streets regular and clean; there is electric light and somew...

...CONTENTS I. SARACEN LUCERA II. MANFRED'S TOWN III. THE ANGEL OF MANFREDONIA IV. CAVE-WORSHIP V. LAND OF HORACE VI. AT VENOSA VII. THE BANDUSIAN FOUNT VIII. TILLERS OF THE SOIL IX. MOVING SOUTHWARDS X. THE FLYING MONK XI. BY THE INLAND SEA XII. MOLLE TARENTUM XIII. INTO THE JUNGLE XIV. ...

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Annex I

....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...", as defined in the Investment Canada Act, of a Canadian business by an American or Mexican will take place if the value of the gross assets of t... ... the Duration section below. 9. The review threshold applicable to American and Mexican investors is higher than those set out above. Howeve... ...ent Services INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION: CMAP 941103 Private Exhibition of Films (cinema) TYPE OF RESERVATION: National Treatment (Article 1202) ... ...asis, 30 percent of the screen time of every theater may be reserved for films produced, either within or outside Mexico, by Mexican enterprises. ... ...EVEL OF GOVERNMENT: Federal LEGAL CITATION: Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended, 12 U.S.C. 1842(d); International Banking Act of 1978... ... 9 and 10 of this Part B. 2. For the types of financial institutions listed in the chart in this paragraph 2, the maximum capital to be authori... ...shall become the next succeeding date in this chart, with the percentages listed in this chart applying to each of the respective periods as so adj...

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