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Earl Warren: Chief Justice for the United States - ... During this time, many black children had to cross town and walk through dangerous roads to reach school ("Brown v. Board of Education (1954) School Segregation, Equal Protection"). Often times there were schools that were much closer, but only allowed white children attend. This created a hostile environment between blacks and whites in the 1950s. White families felt no remorse, claiming that whites were rightfully separated for superiority reasons. Black families felt anger because their children had to walk through dangerous parts of town for an unequal education....   [tags: Discrimination, Law, Changes] 743 words
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Earl Warren: Changing America through Judicial Power - Earl Warren: Changing America through Judicial Power History does not happen in an instant; history is made through the impacts on the national and international level. Often times, it is one small event that triggers a large reaction from the public. Furthermore, it is one person who can make a difference in the world. Earl Warren was one person who helped shape Americans in the mid-1900s. From working in a law office to becoming the governor of California and finally being appointed as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1953, Earl Warren had built up tremendous support....   [tags: black and white citizens, police warnings]
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How the Earl Warren Court Liberalized America - ... Board of Education (1954). The cases of Gideon v. Wainwright (1963), Escobedo v. Illinois (1964) and Miranda v. Arizona (1966), all helped define Due Process and the rights of defendants. In the court case of Gideon v. Wainwright, the Supreme Court ruled that if the defendant can not afford an attorney, then one will be provided for them. Also, under the Supreme Court’s ruling of the case of Miranda v. Arizona, meaning that when arrested, your basic rights must be stated, that you have the right to remain silent and that anything you say can and will be used in court....   [tags: amendment, rights, segregation] 834 words
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Chief Justice Earl Warren - Chief Justice Earl Warren Earl Warren was born March 19, 1891 in Los Angeles, California. Earl’s father was a Norwegian immigrant, which left him dealing with prejudice and equal rights at a very young age (Grace, 1). This lead to early indications that law would be Earl’s profession. Even before entering High School, he listened to criminal cases at the Kern County courthouse. Attending the University of California at Berkeley, Warren worked his way through college. He majored in political science for three years before entering the law school at UC....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Legend on the Bench: Ending Segregation in US School Public Education - It was a cool spring evening in Washington, D.C. The usual crop of reporters was stationed at the Supreme Court building, but they expected no news to come from the court that day. Their presumption proved to be sorely untrue, as the Court’s press secretary ushered the journalists into the courtroom to hear one of the most significant rulings in the history of the Supreme Court. After only five months in office, Chief Justice Earl Warren was able to give his court’s unanimous decision in the famous Brown v....   [tags: supreme court, earl warren]
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The Burger Court - Warren Earl Burger was born September 17th, 1907 in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was of Swiss and German ancestry and served as the 15th Chief Justice to the United States Supreme Court. After graduating from St. Paul College of Law in 1931, the lifelong republican held many various positions in the legal system while working his way to the top. Burger focused mainly in the areas of corporate law, real estate and probate law, while at the same time becoming involved in politics. Furthermore, he was involved in many successful campaigns which brought attention to himself by prominent republicans....   [tags: Biography, Warren Earl Burger] 1476 words
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The Warren Court - The US Supreme Court was created in Article III of the Constitution and has the ultimate authority on the interpretation of constitutional law and is therefore deemed the highest court in the nation (USSC). The Supreme Court consists of a chief justice and eight associate justices who review cases from lower courts throughout the nation and rule on the constitutionality of the issues (Urofsky, 2001). The Supreme Court plays a large role in the American legal system because its rulings become law, affecting subsequent cases throughout the nation....   [tags: Politics, government, Supreme Court]
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The Life and Work of Carl Warren - ... Earl Warren had gone from a very slow rkinr, political career first as the elected District Attorney for Alameda County for over ten years, then four years as the elected Attorney General for California and then he was elected as the Governor of California for three terms totaling nearly 13 years as Governor." Warren then became the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court witn no prior experience as a judge." Eisenhower did not know what kind of decisions Warren would make as Chief Justice because Warren had no track record as a judge....   [tags: 14th chief justice in US supreme court] 1391 words
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JFK and the Warren Commission - JFK and the Warren Commission Why did the Warren Commission decide that John F Kennedy was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald, acting on his own. On 22 November 1963, President John F Kennedy was shot dead as he took part in a motorcade through the streets of Dallas, Texas. Soon afterwards a man named Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested and accused of having shot Kennedy from the sixth floor of the Texas school Depository building . Even though Oswald refused to co-operate and denied all knowledge of the assassination, he was formerly charged the next day, on the 23 November....   [tags: American America History] 1895 words
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Gideon's Trumpet - Gideon’s Trumpet On the morning of January 8th 1962, the Supreme Court received mail from prisoner 003826 of Florida State Prison, also known as Clarence Earl Gideon. In the envelope contained a hand written letter with questionable grammar from Gideon claiming that he was denied a fair trial due to the absence of a lawyer. Gideon’s writ of certiorari was an in forma pauperis petition or pauper’s petition. Due to the fact that most paupers’ petitions are from inmates who do not have the legal means to properly file a certiorari, the Court had special methods of handling cases such as Gideon’s....   [tags: Clarence Earl Gideon, supreme court]
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The River Warren and the Struggling Farmer - The River Warren and the Struggling Farmer The alarm clock sounds every morning at five o'clock, not a Sony or any other form of electrical device, but the sounds of the roosters crowing and horses scurrying around the dew filled pasture eagerly awaiting their morning grain. One can hardly ignore crashing and banging sounds that the hogs make as they lift their feeder covers with their noses and bounce them up and down to alert their owner he is late for breakfast again. As the farmer stumbles out of bed, he is greeted by tantalizing aroma of fresh coffee and his wife's award winning biscuits....   [tags: Warren] 1825 words
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Sad Farmers in The River Warren - Sad Farmers in The River Warren As farmers and small farming communities become more and more distanced from the land and one another, a greater dissatisfaction results in the farmer's perception of his/her life. In Kent Meyers' novel, "The River Warren," Two-Speed Crandall becomes a victim of this trend. To understand why this dissatisfaction is becoming more prevalent, we must look at the decline of more traditional methods of farming in favor of contemporary agriculture. Also, we must explore the disintegration of community in the lives of rural farmers....   [tags: Warren] 1750 words
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The Rural Way of Life in The River Warren - The Rural Way of Life in The River Warren Anyone who has taken a trip across the midwestern states has seen a different way of life. The River Warren gave the readers a sense of this rural way of life around the Two-Speed semi crash. Corn, wheat, and other agricultural products can be seen for miles and miles in all directions. As you drive through, you can see farmers hard at work, combines, tractors, and bailers all working at full speed, sun up to sun down. It doesn't take long too see how much these farms must work in order to survive....   [tags: warren] 1111 words
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The Importance of Fear in The River Warren - The Importance of Fear in The River Warren        In Kent Meyers' The River Warren, the reader can detect many examples of symbolism. The basic theme throughout the novel focuses on the river. The River Warren, in its past and present state, means different things to each character in the novel. Many important scenes take place on the river and its banks emphasizing its importance. As the river winds through the land around Cloten in the story, its symbol winds through the lives of the characters and the lives of readers....   [tags: River Warren Essays]
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Rhetorical Analysis of Earl Spencer's Speech for the Funeral of Lady Diana - In this assignment, I will closely analyse the speech made by Earl Spencer for the funeral of Lady Diana, considering the complicated context and literary devises he uses to affect his audience. The speech was written as a funeral speech for Diana's close family and friends, but also, more importantly, for the public, as it was broadcasted worldwide. In the speech, although it's primary purpose is to pay respects to his sister; he uses the opportunity to promote Diana's charity work, and to raise controversy within the royal family....   [tags: Rhetoric of Earl Spencer's Speech] 558 words
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The Time Machine and Mrs. Warren's Profession as Socialist Manifesto - The Time Machine and Mrs. Warren's Profession as Socialist Manifesto   The industrial revolution was the period of greatest economic and technological growth in modern society. Starting in Europe and spreading to the world, multiple countries experienced a new definition of efficiency and productivity. Although the growth was certainly profound, many people questioned the methods with which it was achieved and the society created from its ideals. In particular, two British Authors, H.G. Wells in The Time Machine and George Bernard Shaw in Mrs....   [tags: Machine Warren] 1945 words
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The Character of Elizabeth Gruber in The River Warren - The Character of Elizabeth Gruber in The River Warren After reading The River Warren by Kent Myers, I felt a kinship with Elizabeth Gruber. Her loss had been an enormous one. Her return to reality and the world around her took great inner strength. The numbness and the void she was experiencing is very real and can be all consuming if not put in check, not just for women but all humans. We as humans are all different and the grief process is different for all of us. Elizabeth, upon being aroused from her pit of grief, realizes that her strength and connection with her husband, Leo, is the only thing that is going to bring him back form his deep, dark, prison of regret, g...   [tags: River Warren Essays] 1682 words
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Mary Anne Warren's The Abortion Issue - Mary Anne Warren’s “The Abortion Issue” In Mary Anne Warren’s “The Abortion Issue,” children are not persons in the empirical sense. Warren believes that prior to a certain point in a pregnancy, the child does not have “the capacity to understand” the ramifications of what an abortion would be, therefore the abortion does not infringe upon the rights of the unborn fetus. She states that: “…in the ways that matter from a moral point of view, human fetuses are very unlike human persons, particularly in their early months of development”(152)....   [tags: Abortion Issue Mary Warren Essays] 823 words
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Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession - Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession In Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Shaw presents prostitution as a result of few economic opportunities for lower class women (rather than of hedonism, laziness, or depravity, as was commonly believed at the time this play was written) through the characters of Mrs. Warren and her daughter Vivie. When Vivie initially finds out her mother was once a prostitute, she responds in the typical Victorian fashion: with scorn and indignation. The prevailing mindset of the time was one that lauded personal responsibility....   [tags: Bernard Shaw Warren's profession Essays]
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The Individual vs. Society in Mrs. Warren's Profession - Often in life there is a conflict between what is good for the individual and the moral values placed upon the individual by society.  This is true of the characters in George Bernard Shaw's play Mrs. Warren's Profession.  Shaw clearly demonstrates that actions frowned upon by society are not necessarily evil so long as they benefit the individual.      Perhaps the most obvious example of societal morals conflicting with individual need is the case of Mrs. Kitty Warren.  Mrs. Warren is a woman whose economic standing and lack of any professional skills forced her into becoming a prostitute....   [tags: Mrs. Warren's Profession Essays] 1544 words
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The River Warren and the Importance of Rivers In Our Lives - The River Warren and the Importance of Rivers In Our Lives It was tradition. Every Sunday after church my dad, brother, and I would drive through the fields checking crops and whatever else made their homes in my father's fields. Then we'd drive down to the river to check how high or low it was, or to see how much worse the river was cutting into the land. The river flowed right at the end of the road, so my dad would always pretend he was going to drive straight into it. We live about one in a half miles from the Missouri River....   [tags: River Warren Essays] 1466 words
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The Character of Pop Bottle Pete in The River Warren - The Character of Pop Bottle Pete in The River Warren      In the novel, The River Warren, Pop Bottle Pete is a character whom not all readers have an easy time understanding or relating to. The most obvious reason for this is that he is a grown man with a mental disability. The reader understands this through the words that he uses, the way he uses them, and also through his relationships, which are affected by his disability. Having a clearer knowledge of this disability, by looking at his language and social skills, the reader will gain a better understanding of these relationships....   [tags: River Warren Essays]
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Lies in George Bernard Shaw’s play, "Mrs. Warren’s Profession" - You can tell a lot about a person by the way they dress, by the cars they drive, and by the people they associate themselves with. You can also learn a lot about a person by what they say, because their honesty, or lack-there-of, shows the type of person they are. When a person is forthright, it is easy to believe and trust the person; however, when the person has tendencies to be misleading or manipulative, the trust is not as evident. To lie, according to www.answers.com, means to present false or invalid information with the intent of deceiving or misleading another person....   [tags: honesty, lies, George Bernard Shaw, Mrs. Warren’s ] 1065 words
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Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men - Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men “If the human race didn’t remember anything it would be perfectly happy" (44). Thus runs one of the early musings of Jack Burden, the protagonist of Robert Penn Warren’s All the King’s Men. Throughout the story, however, as Jack gradually opens his eyes to the realities of his own nature and his world, he realizes that the human race cannot forget the past and survive. Man must not only remember, but also embrace the past, because it teaches him the truth about himself and enables him to face the future....   [tags: Warren All King's Men Essays]
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The Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli - The Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli was one of the great political minds of the nineteenth century. He helped bring Great Britain through effects of the Industrial Revolution, and maintain a large empire. Though his efforts the workers’ rights were enlarged, and England was able to peacefully transition to democracy. Disraeli, a commoner by birth, was yet an aristocrat in ideology. Through this unique combination of ideals, Disraeli was able navigate Britain through the mid nineteenth century, restore prestige to the monarchy and aristocracy, and enlarge the rights of the commoner....   [tags: nineteenth century, industrial revolution]
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The Trial of James Earl Ray - ... On April 4th, 1968, King was leaving his motel room when he was fatally shot from a nearby rooming house. According to the CrimeLibrary website, “The FBI became involved after Director J. Edgar Hoover and U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark ordered the department to investigate the possibility of a violation of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which made it a federal crime to use race as a motive to murder or conspire to murder” (Gribben). Many believe Ray committed this crime because he clearly held racial prejudice against blacks, which he made obvious by many prior remarks....   [tags: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., prison] 1003 words
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The Warren Commission - ... It was trusted at the time that they would uncover the edges at which the shots had entered Kennedy's body, surely indicating where the shooter or shooters were arranged. The dissections really made considerably more disarray, as they were totally conflicting. The principal examination was led in Parkland Hospital in Dallas, in spite of the fact that the authority one was led in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Washington DC. At the point when the two examinations were looked at, disturbing contrasts appeared....   [tags: hoover, fbi, shooter] 781 words
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Earl Edwin Pitts - Born on September 23, 1953, Earl Edwin Pitts was a all-American, clean-cut citizen of the United States. Earl Edwin Pitts is a native of Urbana, Missouri, he has a Bachelors in Science Degree from Central Missouri State University, a Master's Degree from Webster College, and a law degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. He served in the Army from 1975 to 1980. As a law school graduate and retired Army Captain (1), Earl Edwin Pitts had dreamed of working for the Federal Bureau of Investigations for two reasons, first to protect the United States and second, as a means of escaping his small town Missouri roots....   [tags: Politics, FBI, Soviet Union] 2670 words
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The Fourth Earl of Orford: Horace Wolpole - In the book Letters of Horace Walpole, the author Toynbee placed together a collection of letters Horace Walpole the Fourth Earl of Orford, wrote. In this volume Walpole writes to many acquaintances ranging from Reverends to Dukes during the time period 1771 to 1774. Horace Walpole, a man of letters and Whig politician is the son of the first Prime Minister Robert Walpole (Langford). He is most famous for his correspondences he wrote at his house Strawberry Hill (Langford). In this document Walpole is writing to the Earl of Strafford....   [tags: messages, idelas, thoughts, letters] 1046 words
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Earl Martin Farr - Earl Martin Farr. He wasn't married and had no children, and if he did, he didn't know about it. Too bad he really had three with three different woman. I couldn't say I was surprised. He had a record of messing around with prostitutes. Earl Farr owned the companies Farr Confectionaries and Farr Foods. Both were quite successful. No one would be there to take them over when he was gone, unfortunately. He was a greedy man who never wanted to share his riches if he didn't have to. He was a pureblood British gentleman, if you could call him such a thing, and loved bragging to it about everyone....   [tags: mafia, marriage, dead] 1715 words
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A Case Against Warren and Abortion - “I intend to judge things for myself; to judge wrongly, I think, is more honorable than not to judge at all.” What author Henry James meant by this was that it is better to make up one’s mind and have an opinion than to remain complacent, such as the case of Mary Anne Warren. Warren’s arguments for abortion’s possible permissibility are lacking in substance. The aim of my paper is to discuss Warren’s insufficient criteria for personhood and address the problem with her concept of potential personhood....   [tags: pro-life, personhood, morality]
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Going to Canada by Warren Cariou - ... Upon initial reading of the text, I had a completely different idea about what “Going to Canada” meant. Further reading of the text revealed that I couldn’t have been more wrong. Through the use of his eloquent tone and pertinent parallels Cariou does a remarkable job of formulating an alternative and relevant perspective for Canadians to embrace. The enigmatic presence of Canada in Birkenau evokes a sense of surprise, as well as inquisition. As a Canadian, I have certain norms and values engraved into me, and seeing an unconventional Canada is rather difficult....   [tags: story and character analysis] 970 words
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The Office of Warren G. Harding - ... Additionally, Mellon, Harding’s Secretary of Treasure, introduced a set of tax laws that reduced taxes on individuals and business. Harding genuinely tried to help citizens as this act aided many of the individuals who complained that the taxes were financially burdening. Mellon claimed "lower taxes would free capital to be invested in production, which would eventually return a greater volume of tax revenue to the government due to an expanded economy". This implied that rich people should have more money, because they would invest it back into the economy; whereas poor and middle class people would simply have more spending money....   [tags: 29th US president, economic policies] 905 words
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Warren Jeffs: A Wanted Man - As an infamous religious leader, Warren Jeffs had the ability to gain people’s trust and loyalty. He influenced many by exerting his power and authority in brainwashing individuals with religion. His home base is located in the Utah–Arizona area, where he is known to have about 40 wives and 56 children in his compound. Jeffs goes beyond what any human being has by taking advantage of religion to obtain supporters through his ideals and practices of Mormonism into the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) where he considers himself a prophet....   [tags: religion, brainwashing, polygamy]
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Warren Farrell Works and Books - ... He considers men the real victims, because of their social expectations that they trade capacity of gain, for love and sex. In this book, Why Men Earn More, he argues that women earn less than men on average, not because they are victims of discrimination, but because they have made the life choices that affect their ability to win. He believes that even if sometimes discrimination plays a role, both men and women unconsciously make compromises that affect how much they earn. Farrell defines clearly the 25 different employment options that affect incomes including: put in hours at work, taking the riskier jobs or more dangerous missions, willing and ready to change location, and training...   [tags: men and women's issues]
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Nine Ten by Warren Leight - The major conflict in the play, Nine Ten by Warren Leight is jury duty. The first thing people think when they hear the words “jury duty” is sitting in a courthouse all day and night disagreeing whether a person is guilty or innocent. For most, the immediate thought when getting that letter out of the mailbox is that they do not have time. Their lives are full enough with running the kids to school and to after school activities. Their next thought may be, ‘but I’m going out of town soon’, just because a select few are going to jury duty does not mean that time will stand still and wait for their duty to be done....   [tags: jury duty, play review]
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How Warren Does It - Introduction When Warren Buffett began his record setting career as one of America’s most well known and successful investors, he followed a simple set of criteria for his nonstop pursuit of company greatness. This three part series will briefly investigate his time tested, systematic method of company analysis. In doing so, it will cover the basic fundamentals that Warren searches for when he takes a look at a company’s financial statements. Starting with the income statement, moving to the balance sheet and finishing with the cash flow statement, this article series will help investors no matter what their current level of expertise....   [tags: Finance]
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How Earl Lloyd Changed Basketball History - Earl Lloyd was probably the most courageous player of all time. Some people know him as “The Big Cat” others know him as the first African-American to play in an NBA basketball game with the whites; he changed the way people think and look at basketball and black players and coaches. Earl Lloyd loved basketball from a very young age. Earl had two brothers older than him which was Earnest and Theodore. Earl was very dedicated from a very young age. With his high school team he took them to a state championship and won....   [tags: african-american, championship, NBA] 553 words
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Unique Paths to the Supreme Court - ... He was able to improve public goods like roads and hospitals, while still cutting taxes (Newton 209). Over his life, Warren served in the army, as a district attorney, as Attorney General, and as Governor. One of his first and only political upsets occurred in 1948 when he ran for Vice President against the incumbent President Truman (Schwartz 2). After another defeat by President-elect Eisenhower, Warren decided not to run for a fourth term as Governor. Unless he garnered a new position in Eisenhower’s administration, his political career would be over (Schwartz 2)....   [tags: elected, politics, attorney] 1007 words
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The Second Earl of Castlehaven - The Second Earl of Castlehaven A tale of sex and scandal, the story of the 2nd Earl of Castlehaven has been retold for almost four centuries. In an aristocratic society that placed order and honor as a top priority, rumors of rape and sodomy emerging from a noble household would not only be humiliating for the family, but also insulting to the entire aristocracy. Whether the Earl was guilty or innocent, such perverse accusations could only emerge from an environment of intolerable disorder....   [tags: Papers] 1048 words
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The Lives and Work of James Earl Jones and Geoffrey Holder - Two thunderous voices can be seen in the arts during the late 20th century. James Earl Jones is well known for his roles in Hollywood films such as “Dr. Strangelove” and “Star Wars”, and has an even greater presence in the theatre community. His achievements as an actor were inspired by his hardships growing up, for he had a strong stutter until high school. Similarly, Geoffrey Holder suffered from a speech impediment at a young age, but would become a well-known artist. Holder is recognized for many different fields, he is an actor, dancer, choreographer, painter, and more....   [tags: Artist Biography, Actors]
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The Earl of Gloucester's Castle - The Earl of Gloucester's Castle Enter EDMUND, with a letter. EDMUND Thou, nature, art my goddess; to thy law My Services are bound. Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom, and permit The curiosity of notions to deprive me, For that I am some twelve or fourteen moonshines Lag of a brother. Why bastard. Wherefore base. When my dimensions are as well compact, My mind as generous and shape as true, As honest madam's issue. Why brand they us With base. With baseness....   [tags: Papers] 849 words
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Gender and Performance in the Earl of Rochester’s Imperfect Enjoyment - Literature of the English Restoration offers the example of a number of writers who wrote for a courtly audience: literary production, particularly in learned imitation of classical models, was part of the court culture of King Charles II. The fact of a shared model explains the remarkable similarities between “The Imperfect Enjoyment” by the Earl of Rochester and “The Disappointment” by Aphra Behn—remarkable only because readers are surprised to read one poem about male sexual impotence from the late seventeenth century, let alone two examples of this genre by well-known courtly writers....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]
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The Riddles of Existence by Earl Conee and Theodore Sider - ... Most birds fly to the south where its warm and other animals eat a lot of food to hibernate in the winter. Then when springs comes along, most animals give birth when there is an abundance of food. If the laws are deterministic (things in social, nature, and psychological ways are usually causes by preceding events or natural laws) then the first conditions are fixed then everything after that first condition will be fixed. That’s a big issue because when someone encounters a choice or a decision you can choose one way and act that way or you can choose the other way and act that way....   [tags: philosophy, free will] 900 words
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Warren Harding - John Dean’s biography, Warren G. Harding, was clearly written to argue past criticism stating that Harding was the worst United States president. He argues that his amazing god given knowledge helped him become the 29th president of the United States of America, not just a befuddled placement to run as the presidential candidate of the Republican Party in 1920. His second major argument is trying to give some of the blame to his cabinet members, because Harding was often chastised for valuing his cabinet members’ view too much....   [tags: criticism, president, republicans, politics]
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Robert Earl Davis Jr- DJ Screw - Robert Earl Davis, Jr.; better known as DJ Screw; was a southern hip-hop pioneer. DJ Screw was said to have been the originator of the "chopped and screwed" musical style that sweep the hip-hop world during the 90's. Just as he was about to break into national stardom in the hip hop industry, DJ Screw was found dead in the bathroom of his recording studio on November 16, 2000 at the age of 29. "The Harris County medical examiner confirmed suspicion that (DJ) Screw had overdosed on a combination of codeine and other drugs" (Sarig, 2007, p....   [tags: Southern Hip Hop Pioneer, Chopped and Screwed]
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Mrs. Warren’s Profession - Mrs. Warren’s profession is just one of three plays that feature in George Bernard Shaw’s collection aptly titled “Plays Unpleasant” each of which according to Shaw ’force the spectator to face unpleasant facts’. Shaw had an idea, which was to highlight and challenge the role of women within society. Mrs. Warren’s profession takes a critical look at the male double standard within society and how women are objectified. Victorian society created a ridged outline where the roles of women and men were clearly outlined....   [tags: Gender Relations, Social Dichotomy] 804 words
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Mary Anne Warren's Belief on Abortion - Mary Anne Warren was a philosophy professor and distinguished by her beliefs on the topic of abortion. Warren’s thoughts on the morality of abortion were formed based on who is included in the ‘moral community’. Her thoughts on who should be included in the moral community are based on ‘personhood’. In order to define personhood, one must first define a human. A Human can be thought about in two different senses, a moral human sense and a genetic human sense. In a moral sense, humans can be thought of as a person who is a member of the moral community....   [tags: personhood, moral community] 930 words
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Second Earl Of Rochester - The satirists shared a talent for making other individuals feel uncomfortable, particularly by making them aware of their own moral inadequacies. They used irony, derision, and wit to attack human vice or folly. One method the satirist utilized to catch their readers' attention, while also making them feel uncomfortable, was to describe those things that were deemed inappropriate to discuss openly in society. The classical example of a topic that was discussed behind closed doors, yet the satirist used freely, was sex....   [tags: essays research papers] 2537 words
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Mercy Otis Warren: A Brief Biography - ... Her belief was that for her to be a writer a poet and play writer. And also to write plays. Mercy would read Pope, Raleigh, and Shakespeare. Then she would add her talent and background in her writing. She would write topics such as politics and war to be province of man. Few men and few women did not have an education or training to write about subjects. Mercy Otis Warren had no formal education during her childhood. She did not go to school or a university. She learned school education by sitting in her brother’s class, and his lessons....   [tags: influential women poets] 1004 words
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Warren Buffet, the World's Greatest Investor - Warren Buffett is known to many as the world’s greatest investor, widely admired for his never ending thread of success. He is widely considered the most successful investor of the 20th century. With an astounding $58.5 billion net worth, Buffett ranks second in the Forbes richest Americans 2013 list and fourth in their World’s Billionaires list. The Wizard of Omaha is noted for his intricate investment philosophies by which he turned a failing textile mill into a financial engine that powered what would become the world’s most successful holding company....   [tags: stock market, billionaire, forbes] 926 words
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Literary History of England: Mrs. Warren - As we move forward in the literary history of England, we find that the conceits to a modern society involve a lot of compromise in interpersonal relations. As we see the introduction of the marketplace and social mobility to a previously unprogressive societal structure, we see the individual becoming a pastiche of the various societal structures themselves. And with the splintering of societal lines away from traditional and broadly singular class boundaries such as lineage, profession, and religion, the ideologies that influence the individual can cause conflict in multiple forms....   [tags: English Literature, Analysis] 887 words
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Why Men Are The Way They Are by Warren Farrell - Warren Farrell was born in 1943 and grew into an American educator, and author of seven books on men's and women's issues. In the 60’s he started his research on gender issues and mostly focused on the feminist perspective, but by the 80’s he thought that men were being misrepresented. Into the 90’s this feeling began to grow and although his book Why Men are the way They Are (published in the 80’s) was an award-winning best seller, he published The Myth of Male Power to confront the misinterpretations of men....   [tags: men's and women's issues, risk, night shifts]
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Success in Business: Philantropist Warren Buffet - ... Buffet’s essay primarily discusses the declines his textile company had over the years due to lack of demand and how it eventually had to be closed down because of a drop in profits. He first supports his claim that lack of demand will cause failure when he argues that even when his company had well qualified and successful employees in management, it still was not enough to be successful in terms of economic revenue. He states, “When an industry’s underlying economics are crumbling, talented management may slow the rate of decline....   [tags: financial achievement, anxieties ] 649 words
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James Earl Jones: A Voice In The Crowd - James Earl Jones: A Voice in the Crowd March 19, 1996 People all around the world know the voice of James Earl Jones. From Star Wars fans listening to the voice of Darth Vader to news junkies who hear a voice that dramatically intones AThis is CNN@ just before all the cable network= s station breaks to children who hear the stately voice of the majestic Mufasa, the king of the jungle in Walt Disney Pictures= animated The Lion King - people know this deep harmonious voice belongs to this consummate actor of stage and screen....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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James Earl Ray - A Shot Against Freedom: The Assassination of Martin Luther King James Earl Ray was the perfect man to fit the description of King's murderer. He was a white, racist, petty criminal, an army throw-away, a nobody trying to make a name for himself. He left the perfect evidence behind as well, a rifle with his prints, and a personal radio with his prison ID engraved on it. James was also quite an unstable individual. At his own request, in 1966 Ray began psychological counseling to quiet the voices in his head (Gribben 2005)....   [tags: Biography] 1705 words
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The Dragon Can't Dance by Earl Lovelace - The Dragon Can't Dance by Earl Lovelace The Dragon Can't Dance. The author,Earl Lovelace, allows even the non-indigenous reader to understand, to feel the physical and psychological realities of poverty-stricken Calvary Hill - every "sweet, twisting, hurting ache"(p. 133) - more intensely , more completely, through his use of paradox. Indeed, oxymorons pepper the pages of his novel, challenging our habits of thought and provoking us into seeking another sense or context in which these self-contradictions may be resolved into truths, truths that are clearly universal yet at the same time inseparable from the combined colour and squalor of post-World War II Trinidadian life....   [tags: Papers] 927 words
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Hope in Mrs Warren's Profession and Waiting for Godot - Mrs Warren's Profession and Waiting for Godot were both received with criticism when they were first introduced. Mrs Warren's Profession in particular was censored and seen as immoral for its portrayal of prostitution and incest, whereas Waiting for Godot was met with general bafflement and debate on dramatic technique. However both plays survived to enjoy notoriety. In this essay I will look at both plays and discuss if society is despaired of but hope is found in the human spirit. Mrs Warren's Profession gives us an insight into the corruption which was at the heart of Victorian Society1....   [tags: Waiting For Godot Essays]
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Mary Anne Warren's On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion - Mary Anne Warren’s “On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion” describes her justification that abortion is not a fundamentally wrong action for a mother to undertake. By forming a distinction between being genetically human and being a fully developed “person” and member of the “moral community” that encompasses humanity, Warren argues that it must be proven that fetuses are human beings in the morally relevant sense in order for their termination to be considered morally wrong. Warren’s rationale of defining moral personhood as showcasing a combination of five qualities such as “consciousness, reasoning, self-motivated activity, capacity of communication, and self-awareness” forms the basi...   [tags: Abortion, Motherhood, Legalization]
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The Conclusions of the Warren Report - The Conclusions of the Warren Report In this essay I will discuss the conclusions of the Warren report and evidence which supports the statement, “President Kennedy was murdered by a single gunman Lee Harvey Oswald, using a Mannlicher-Carcano rifle.” The Warren report states that President Kennedy was killed by a lone assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald who shot three shots from the Texas School Book Depositary using his Mannlicher-Carcano rifle....   [tags: Papers] 1253 words
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Marquis vs. Warren in the Case Against Abortion - Introduction There are many factors that are taken into consideration when determining if abortion is morally permissible, or wrong including; sentience of the fetus, the fetuses right to life, the difference between adult human beings and fetuses, the autonomy of the pregnant woman, and the legality of abortion. Don Marquis argues that abortion is always morally wrong, excluding cases in which the woman is threatened by pregnancy, or abortion after rape, because fetuses have a valuable future....   [tags: history, pro-life, morality]
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All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren - Following the trials and tribulations of a seemingly political powerhouse, Willie Starks, Robert Penn Warren’s “All the King’s Men” takes an intriguing twist with the rise of influence in the character of Jack Burden. Although Willie Starks is seemingly the main character of the story, Robert Penn Warren, plays Jack Burden’s evolution in the plot as the pivotal piece to the story. Watching the two of their relationship develop, is the key piece to the plot of the story. Although this novel traces the rise and untimely death of a political proprietor, it also provides insight into the atmosphere that produced a person like Willie Starks....   [tags: willie stark, political figures] 1565 words
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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey by Fiona, 8th Countess of Carnarvon - ... However, few women were able to travel to the other parts where British were ruling in the 17th and 18th Centuries. In India, where East India Company was laying the foundations of the British Empire or the “Raj”, women were not allowed, since life was supposed to be dangerous with diseases such as malaria, typhoid and various other endemic illnesses. The climate was also hot and humid which the English women were not exposed to. By nineteenth century, a myriad of men and women left the homes in their homeland and traveled to the exotic and mystified country of India, where they tried to replicate their own society....   [tags: british women, tv series] 561 words
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Loss and Healing in The River Warren - Loss and Healing in The River Warren      Each of us, in time, will experience a heart-stopping reality - the death or loss of someone or something we love. Maybe it will be of a family member or just a pet we dearly cherished, but the feelings we have are all too real and all too painful. This loss is probably by far the greatest and most severe emotional trauma we can encounter, and the sense of loss and grief that follows is a healthy, natural, and important part of healing ("Death")....   [tags: River]
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Kentucky History: Warren County and The City of Bowling Green - The county seat for Warren County is Bowling Green. The area is 546 square miles. It became the one of the wealthiest counties in Kentucky in the 1870s. It is the 24th county in the order of county formations. Warren County was created December 14th, 1796 from part of Logan County. Warren County was named after General Joseph Warren. He was a distinguished patriot who died in a battle at Bunker Hill during the Revolutionary War. Warren County is bordered by Edmonson, Barren, Allen, Simpson, Logan, and Butler....   [tags: population, formation] 1226 words
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Analysis of the Speech Earl Spencer Gave at Princess Diana's Funeral - This semester I had the chance to take The Fundamentals of Speech Communication, this course has taught me so much on how my presence and performance in front of a group can affect the way my speech comes across. During this course, I had the opportunity to research and discover different speakers who have given amazing and inspirational speeches. Speaking has been around for a very long time, and our understanding of it comes to us at a very young age. I have researched and watched many great speeches but only one has really moved me....   [tags: Speech Analysis] 1171 words
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Bill Gates and Warren Buffett - In business world the manager is a leader of the company that leads his/her employees to success and happiness. Being qualified for this positions one must have these aspects, aggressive, motivated, risk taker, respectful and trustworthy. One who has these qualifies is a successful manager. Two people in this world that clearly showed these qualifications are Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. They are the two of smartest, wealthiest and goal oriented people on this planet. They both succeeded in two different areas but both had the same aspects in being a manager of their company....   [tags: essays research papers] 2123 words
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Individual Moral Duplicity in "Mrs. Warren's Profession" - As we move forward in the literary history of England, we find that the conceits to a modern society involve a lot of compromise in interpersonal relations. As we see the introduction of the marketplace and social mobility to a previously unprogressive societal structure, we see the individual becoming a pastiche of the various societal structures themselves. And with the splintering of societal lines away from traditional and broadly singular class boundaries such as lineage, profession, and religion, the ideologies that influence the individual can cause conflict in multiple forms....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Fndings of the Warren Commission - Fndings of the Warren Commission The Warren Commission was criticised by many people who claimed that there were serious errors in its findings. Some believing that they missed or covered up a conspiracy theory and others believing that there was evidence of a gunman on the Grassy Knoll near to where the President received his fatal head shot. However there has not been sufficient evidence to back these theories up. The House Select Committee on Assassinations (HSCA) was set up in 1976 to investigate the Kennedy Assassination and its report was issued in 1979....   [tags: Papers] 455 words
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Judicial Review of the Warren Court - AP Government Term Paper In the 1920’s a heightened suspicion of communist activities on domestic American land arose, the Red Scare. Benjamin Gitlow, a prominent member of the Socialist party, was arrested and convicted on charges of violating the New York Criminal Anarchy Law of 1902 during these drastic times. What was his violation. The publication and circulation of the Left-Wing Manifesto, a mere pamphlet, in the United States was his infringement. He appealed the decision on the basis that it violated his First Amendment rights of freedom of speech and press and it was passed on to the United States Supreme Court....   [tags: Political Science Politics] 1556 words
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Gendercide and its Cultural Components by Mary Anne Warren - Gendercide and its Cultural Components The topic of Gendercide is not much in the public eye as much as researchers would like. However amongst the professionals, it turns out to be a debated topic. The definition alone has some arbitrary research. The term gendercide originated in the mid 1980’s by Mary Anne Warren where she referred to it as “the deliberate extermination of persons of a particular sex” (as cited by Jones, 2006). The main focus during her early work on gendercide was women and girls....   [tags: sex, extermination, discrimination]
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Study of Co-Existence and Competition at Warren Woods - Discussion Reproduction and passing on genetic and behavioral traits to an offspring is a common fundamental to all the species on this planet. When studying forest ecology, it is crucial to study the proportion of individuals surviving at each stage of their growth as the lives and mortality experienced in a species population describes a characteristic of the species in question. In the case of American beech and sugar maple, their attempt to produce seeds is analogous to entering lottery, where every seedling has a potential chance of becoming a canopy but only some will survive and reach the canopy size; thus, becoming the fit ‘winners’....   [tags: dendrology, canopy trees, American beech]
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Dawlish Warren Field Trip - Dawlish Warren Field Trip Dawlish Warren is a small village in south Devon designed to be a tourist attraction. Here is a map showing Dawlish Warren's location: Dawlish warren is a major sand spit at the mouth of the River Exe, and is visited by over 20,000 people per day in peak holiday season. A spit is a ridge of sand or shingle projecting from the land into a body of water. It is deposited by waves carrying material from one direction to another across the mouth of an inlet....   [tags: Papers] 505 words
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A Boy's Memories in Robert Penn Warren True Love - ... He sees her as superior to him. The “Beauty” of the girl and the boy being “Freckled” are juxtaposed (both being capitalized and starting a new line and closing another) in a way to bring the light the boy's obvious “flaws” in the face of such Beauty. He describes the girl's possible date or boyfriend in terms of physicality. The date is a “big grown boy” with a “big black Buick”. This puts in question the boys own budding masculinity [he is young and skinny and redheaded (a rarer hair color with negative historical connotations)] and fuels the feeling of inferiority....   [tags: attraction, imperfect, immortality]
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Rick Warren: An Excellent Example of Protestant Leadership - Introduction Religious institutions have always been a fundamental piece of American culture, and their influence is evident in many aspects of American life. Especially during the 20th century, the spread of Christianity became more competitive as churches vied against one another to draw in new members. This was particularly evident in the development and growth of conservative Protestant groups. Protestant leaders responded to this competition for followers by developing radically new methods for the worship experience....   [tags: Conservative Protestant]
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Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece´s Incognegro: An Analysis - ... Lying nigger!" (Johnson and Pleece 102). The woman is untamed showing inferior behavior. If Pleece had drawn a man displaying this behavior it would not be as a surprise to the reader. The woman here is signifying a reverse gender role. This essay will examine the way women have internalized sexism in the way that blacks have internalized racism. During a moment of oppression, Pleece illustrates a severely brutalized woman who has been "shredded" by a white man (Johnson and Pleece 33). Her face and body is extremely beaten covered in lumber and branches suggesting a throwaway....   [tags: Race, Gender] 926 words
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Warren Addiction Housing Programs of Substances Abuse - There are a lack of programs that address substance abuse in this nation. The general public also does not have that much information about people with a substance abuse problem. When someone is abusing and addicted to drugs in not only affects that person, but also family, friends, and the community. The Warren House is a non-profit organization that addresses the life changing problems that come from substance abuse. This programs mission is to help and provide services to people with a substance abuse problem to have a safe and heathy place to recover without any judgement....   [tags: rehabilitation, reintegration, drugs]
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Jim Warren Jones: American Cult Leader - Jim Warren Jones was born in Randolph County, Indiana. His father James Jones was a World War I veteran, and his mother Lynetta Putnam. She had believed she had given birth to a messiah. When Jones was a child, during the depression, he and his parents moved into a small shack without plumbing, due to poverty. When Jones was a child he read a lot, because he did not have the money, or the friends for entertainment, so he studied Joseph Stalin, Karl Marx, Mahatma Gandhi, and Adolf Hitler. While studying the powerful communists, he noted their strengths and weaknesses....   [tags: deadly relgious sects, mass-murder, suicide]
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Warren G. Harding, President - Warren G. Harding, President (1865-1923) Harding was born on November 2, 1865, in Corsica (now Bloomington Grove), Ohio. He was eldest of eight children. His father, George Tryon Harding, was a farmer and a doctor. His mother, Phoebe Dickerson Harding, was a "gentle, pious" woman who devoted herself to her children. As a boy Warren helped his fater on the farm. In the summer he worked in a sawmill that made brooms, and he drove a team of horses for the Toledo and Ohio Central Railroaad. His father was later quoted as saying , "Warren was always willing to work hard if there was any money in it." Later Warren would become a printers apprentance, and office boy on the Caledonia Argus, a loca...   [tags: Politics] 632 words
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Warren Buffet - Warren Buffet Warren Buffet was born August 30, 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska. He lived much of his life in Nebraska and later moved to Washington D.C. At 11 he purchased his first stock which he ended up making a five-dollar profit on this investment. He got his bachelors degree from The University of Nebraska. For some time he attended Wharton’s School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania. This institution is rated as one of the top five business schools in the nation. His Masters of Science in Economics was completed at Columbia University....   [tags: Berkshire Hathaway] 338 words
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