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William Manchester
William Raymond Manchester (April 1, 1922 – June 1, 2004)[2] was an American author, biographer, and historian. He was the author of 18 books which have been translated into over 20 languages.[3] He was awarded the National Humanities Medal
National Humanities Medal
and the Abraham Lincoln Literary Award.Contents1 Early life 2 Reporter and professor 3 JFK assassination 4 Later life 5 Bibliography 6 Notes 7 External linksEarly life[edit] Manchester was born in Attleboro, Massachusetts,[4] and grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts.[2] His father served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I. After his father's death, and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, William Manchester likewise enlisted in the Marine Corps. However, he was ordered back to college until called up. Initially he joined the Officer Candidate School but was dropped before receiving a commission
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Baltimore
Baltimore
Baltimore
(/ˈbɔːltɪmɔːr/, locally [ˈbɔɫmɔɻ]) is the largest city in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States. Baltimore
Baltimore
was established by the Constitution of Maryland[9] and is an independent city that is not part of any county. With a population of 611,648 in 2017, Baltimore
Baltimore
is the largest independent city in the United States
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Saipan
Saipan
Saipan
/saɪˈpæn/ is the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands, a commonwealth of the United States
United States
in the western Pacific Ocean. According to the 2010 United States
United States
Census, Saipan's population was 48,220. The Commonwealth's center of government is located in the village of Capitol Hill on the island. Since the entire island is organized as a single municipality, most publications term Saipan
Saipan
as the Commonwealth's capital. The current Mayor of Saipan
Saipan
is David M
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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The Palm Beach Post
The Palm Beach Post is an American daily newspaper serving Palm Beach County in South Florida, and the Treasure Coast
Treasure Coast
area. As of 2012 it was the 80th largest daily newspaper in the United States and the 7th largest in Florida.[2][dead link]Contents1 History 2 Recent operations 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The Palm Beach Post began as The Palm Beach County, a weekly newspaper established in 1908. In January 1916, the weekly became a daily, morning publication known as The Palm Beach Post. In 1934, Palm Beach businessman Edward R. Bradley bought The Palm Beach Post and The Palm Beach Times, the afternoon daily (except on Sunday). In 1947, both were purchased by longtime resident John Holliday Perry, Sr., who owned a Florida
Florida
newspaper chain of six dailies and 15 weeklies
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George W. Bush
Governor of TexasGovernorship43rd President of the United StatesPresidencyTimelinePoliciesDomestic Economic ForeignBush Doctrine International tripsLegislation & Programs Pardons SpaceAppointmentsCabinet Judicial AppointmentsFirst termCampaign for the Presidency2000 General election Primaries Bush v. Gore Florida1st inaugurationSeptember 11 attacks War on TerrorismWar in Afghanistan Invasion of IraqEmail controversySecond termRe-election campaign2004 General election Primaries2nd inaugurationWar in Iraq State of the Union, 2006 2007 Iraq
Iraq
surgeDismissal of U.S
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Satire
Satire
Satire
is a genre of literature, and sometimes graphic and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government, or society itself into improvement.[1] Although satire is usually meant to be humorous, its greater purpose is often constructive social criticism, using wit to draw attention to both particular and wider issues in society. A feature of satire is strong irony or sarcasm—"in satire, irony is militant"[2]—but parody, burlesque, exaggeration,[3] juxtaposition, comparison, analogy, and double entendre are all frequently used in satirical speech and writing
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Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon Baines Johnson (/ˈlɪndən ˈbeɪnz/; August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States
President of the United States
from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after having served as the 37th Vice President of the United States from 1961 to 1963. A Democrat from Texas, he also served as a United States Representative and as the Majority Leader in the United States Senate. Johnson is one of only four people who have served in all four federal elected positions.[a] Born in a farmhouse in Stonewall, Texas, Johnson was a high school teacher and worked as a Congressional aide before winning election to the House of Representatives in 1937. He won election to the Senate in 1948, and was appointed the position of Senate Majority Whip in 1951. He became the Senate Minority Leader in 1953 and the Senate Majority Leader in 1955
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Robert F. Kennedy
Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968) was an American politician and lawyer who served as a United States Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was previously the 64th U.S. Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, serving under his older brother President John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy
and his successor, Lyndon B. Johnson. Kennedy was a member of the Democratic Party and is seen as an icon of modern American liberalism. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the seventh child of Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
and Rose Kennedy. After serving in the U.S. Naval Reserve as a seaman apprentice from 1944 to 1946, Kennedy returned to Harvard University
Harvard University
and graduated in 1948
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Lee Harvey Oswald
Lee Harvey Oswald
Lee Harvey Oswald
(October 18, 1939 – November 24, 1963) was an American former Marine and Marxist
Marxist
who assassinated United States President John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy
on November 22, 1963. According to four federal government investigations and one municipal investigation,[n 1] Oswald shot and killed Kennedy from a sniper's nest on the sixth floor of a school book depository as the President traveled by motorcade through Dealey Plaza
Dealey Plaza
in Dallas, Texas. Oswald was honorably discharged from the Marine Corps and defected to the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
in October 1959
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Adjunct Professor
Adjunct professor (adjunct lecturer and adjunct instructor, or adjunct faculty collectively) is a concept type of professors and faculty (academic staff) in higher education, at an academic rank below the highest level of professorship. For example, adjuncts are non-tenure-track faculty in the U.S
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Wesleyan University
Wesleyan University
Wesleyan University
(/ˈwɛsliən/ WESS-lee-ən) is a private liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut, founded in 1831. Wesleyan is a Baccalaureate College that emphasizes undergraduate instruction in the arts and sciences, grants research master's degrees in many academic disciplines, and grants PhD degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics and computer science, molecular biology and biochemistry, music, and physics.[5] Founded under the auspices of the Methodist Episcopal Church
Methodist Episcopal Church
and with the support of prominent residents of Middletown, the now secular university was the first institution of higher education to be named after John Wesley, the founder of Methodism
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W W Norton & Co Inc
W. W. Norton & Company is an American publishing company based in New York City. It has been owned wholly by its employees since the early 1960s. The company is known for its "Norton Anthologies" (particularly The Norton Anthology of English Literature) and its texts in the Norton Critical Editions series, the latter of which are frequently assigned in university literature courses.Contents1 History 2 Publishing 3 Series3.1 Norton Anthologies 3.2 Norton Critical Editions4 Notable authors 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] The roots of the company date back to 1923, when William Warder Norton founded the firm with his wife Mary Norton, and became its first president.[1] In the 1960s, Mary Norton offered most of her stock to its leading editors and managers
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Daily Oklahoman
The Oklahoman
The Oklahoman
is the largest daily newspaper in Oklahoma
Oklahoma
and is the only regional daily that covers the Greater Oklahoma
Oklahoma
City area.[citation needed] The Alliance for Audited Media (formerly Audit Bureau Circulation) lists it as the 59th largest U.S. newspaper in circulation.[citation needed] The Oklahoman, published by the Oklahoma Publishing Company (OPUBCO), circulation declined in the 5 years from 2007 to 2012.Contents1 Ownership 2 Headquarters 3 History 4 2016 announcement of outsourcing, printing plant closing 5 Drop in circulation 6 Awards 7 References 8 External linksOwnership[edit] The newspaper was founded in 1889 by Sam Small and taken over in 1903 by Edward K. Gaylord. Gaylord would run the paper for 71 years. Upon his death, the paper was turned over to his son and later to his granddaughter
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World War II
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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