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Amalie Emmy Noether

- By the time Amalie Emmy Noether’s life ended, she had become one of the greatest mathematicians of her time. She was born on March 23rd 1882, in Erlangen, Germany and died on April 14, 1935, at the age of 53, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. She was the oldest out of the four kids that her mother, Ida Kaufmann, had. Amalie, known as Emmy, to most everybody she knew, was the only female child out of the bunch. Her dad Max Noether was also a famous mathematician. She had an unproblematic time in her early years of school, being smarter than the majority of the kids at an adolescent age gave her an advantage....   [tags: Biography]

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Emmy Winning Shows: The Wire

- When a show is regarded as one of the greatest of all time, doesn't it deserve to get an Emmy award. What about when it's considered the most important show ever produced due to its profound social commentary (Rhetorical Questions). Well, if you think so, then you would cringe when you heard that The Wire went five Emmy award-less seasons even with its critical acclaim. The question is how. The answer lies in the show's frighteningly true subtext: America turned out differently from what the country's founders envisioned....   [tags: television show review]

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Their Eyes Were Watching an Emmy, Not God

- Their Eyes Were Watching An Emmy: Not God Throughout the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, the reader is painted a picture by Ms. Hurston but completely blindsided if they ever sat down to actually watch this horrid slaughter of what was a classic piece of literature. The screen play just another “ pet project “ for Oprah Winfrey, diminishes the light in which Ms. Zara Neal Hurston herself, portrayed is completely altered to fit the television, sex driving industry in which Ms. Winfrey subdues to the viewers....   [tags: Zora Neale Hurston novel vs. Oprah version]

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Book Review of "Detour for Emmy"

- Detour for Emmy- Insperational Marilyn Reynolds is the author of Detour for Emmy. She is an English teacher in Los Angeles County. Marilyn is the author of numerous essays that have been published in many national newspapers, library magazines, professional journals, and autobiographies. Her students help her to keep in touch with the reality of today's teens; she then puts these realities into her writing. Detour for Emmy was inspired by her own experiences and those of her students. (5) Detour for Emmy is a true story based on a young teen age girl, whose life is drastically changed after she becomes pregnant....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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Understanding Time Is A Whole Norther Matter

- Understanding time is absolute knowledge, but finding how to define time is a whole norther matter. Many people define time by a clock and physical appearance, however there are many cues in the world to help people understand time. Time is interpretations of one’s perception to indefinite and continues progress of existence and unfolding of events in the past, present and future. Humans have created a mathematical system to maintain order and control of events through the using time. Time and the passage of time can be perceived using many techniques, such as bottom-up, top-down, senses, and perception....   [tags: Sense, Taste, Olfaction, Perception]

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Norther Ireland: A Nation Divided

- ... They believe that their way is the path that Northern Ireland should follow, whether that is to unite with Great Britain or to remain an individual country. Because of this fear of losing their identities, violence and for the opposing group has turned the country into an internal battlefield. Another significant patter I discovered was the presence the country’s history. History is undying and the history of Northern Ireland is a vast map of peace, power, struggle and identity. Throughout time, Northern Ireland has been subject to attacks, invasions, and betrayals....   [tags: violence, terror, suffering and death]

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Analysis Of ' Proof ' David Auburn

- ... She was left out in the cold so thoroughly in her early career in Germany that she was not allowed to give a lecture under her own name she had to use a man’s name. There are many more instances where women were women were mistreated but there are too many to list. When Catharine showed Hal the proof and he requested authentication of authorship directly illustrates how the Stem society views women. STEM society’s believes that women are incapable of creating revolutionary proofs this is perfectly illustrated in proof: Hal....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Sexism, Female]

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Women's Contributions to Mathematics

- Women's Contributions to Mathematics Women in the world of mathematics is a subject that people rarely hear about. The only time people do is if it’s a female math teacher. But what many do not know is that women have made extremely important contributions to the world of mathematics. Women have been documented to be involved in mathematics, since as early as the fifth century A.D. Women such as Hypatia, Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Sophie Germain, Emmy Noether, Ruth Moufang and Sun-Yung Alice Chang....   [tags: Papers]

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Victorian Women: A Human Sacrifice

- "In herself the woman is nothing. The woman can only justify her presence on the earth by dedicating herself to others; through deliberate self-effacement, duty and sacrifice she will discover the identity and raison d'être of which, by herself, she is deprived" (Basch 5). Surrounded by such popular belief, the women of the Victorian age had to surrender their valuable possessions simply to avoid the wrath of the male dominated society. The female characters in A Dollhouse, by Henrik Ibsen, project that a woman was merely a self-sacrificing entity of society....   [tags: American Literature]

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Human Trafficking's Relationship with the Media

- Mass Comm. Theory and Research Human Trafficking’s Relationship with the Media Introduction "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness (Declaration of Independence, ).” In the media there have been many movies, documentaries, articles, television broadcasts that centered on raising awareness for human trafficking. It has been going on for far too long and many don’t realize or recognize that is going on strongly in America and to Americans; as well as, surrounding countries....   [tags: news broadcast sources]

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Natural Mothers in Henrik Ibsen's, A Doll House

- Naturally Mothers “It seems most commonly to be the mother's influence, though naturally a bad father's would have the same result.” (A Doll House, 70) In this quotation, Torvald from Henrik Ibsen's, A Doll House talks about Krogstad being a liar and mentions that almost all criminals have had lying mothers. The protagonist, Nora, feels very guilty because she is hiding a secret from her family. In life, women are naturally determine whether if they are good or bad mother. In two different pieces of work these two women chose either one....   [tags: influence, natural, inattentive]

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Television And Film : Deaf Actors And Actresses

- Television and film are things that have been enjoyed by people for decades. A lot of people do not think of deaf people when they think about television and film, but they do not realize how much of an influence Deaf people have had on television and film. Deaf people have been part of television almost since it started. In this Paper I will talk about the history of deaf actors and actresses in Television and film,Marlee Matin,and deaf actors and actresses in television and film now. The first thing I would like to talk about is the history of Deaf actors and actresses in television and film....   [tags: Actor, Acting, Film, Marlee Matlin]

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Well-known Women From Illinois

- The women from Illinois are different and unique in their own way. Learning about a few of the famous women from Illinois might help to understand the many different people who have lived in Illinois. Even though Betty White was mainly known for her acting she was also a writer. Betty White, Veronica Roth, and Catherine Yates are some of the many interesting and important women from Illinois. Betty White Betty White was the only child of Horance and Tess White; when Betty was two years old her family moved to Los Angeles (“Betty White” Biography para....   [tags: Betty White, Veronica Roth, Catherine Yates]

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How Elizabeth Moon 's Challenge The Way People Perceive Disability

- ... Crenshaw believe the autistics do not have what it takes to be leaders and they are not cost effective. With That is, Lou is going to face one of the greatest challenge in his life, hence the name ‘the speed of dark’. Elizabeth Moon’s novel is quite a challenger both in general and at personal level. She dedicates the book to her son as well as to other parents whose children suffers from a similar condition as Lou (2). She has hope that the other parents can identify the delight in their children’s difference....   [tags: Disability, Person, People, The Speed of Dark]

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Hockey Is The Best Fit For Hockey

- ... He started as a college teacher for communications, and also calling games for Bowling Green State University. Emrick finally got a shot to call Minor league games, and thought that this might have been it. But Doc was very ambitious, “ I guess I wanted a fun job and I wanted it badly, so if you want something so badly, you just go after it.” ( Real Sports: Hockey Legend) So Emrick worked his way up and finally was given the chance by the Philadelphia Flyers. He called games for the Flyers for ten years before moving onto the New Jerseys Devils where his skill was finally recognized....   [tags: Olympic Games, Ancient Olympic Games]

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The Killer Angels by Michael Sharra

- Based of Michael Sharra’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Killer Angels, Gettysburg is a literary adaptation that popularized the bloodiest battle fought between the North and the South during the Civil War. Initially intended as a TV mini series, Gettysburg was produced as a full-length feature film. The film glorifies Union and Confederate soldiers in the historic bloodbath of Gettysburg. The film enables viewers to experience a first hand account of the spirit and battleground of the four-day battle....   [tags: gettyburg, civil war, horrific battle]

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The Life of Amazing Opera Singers

- The Life of amazing Opera Singers Opera originated in Italy in the early 1500’s. It gained popularity in the Baroque period when people began experimenting new and different sounds with their voices. Opera is very dramatic work and you must have a really great voice to be considered as an Opera singer. Operas are usually performed in Opera houses and are accompanied by different instruments/ orchestra. It started off in Italy and soon became used all over the world. In the 1800s, Italian Opera soon began to take over all of Europe....   [tags: Beverly Sill, Kathleen Battle, Samuel Ramey]

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Biography of Stevland Hardaway Morris

- Stevie’s World In the world, there are many people who run into obstacles that they say almost stopped them from doing what the wanted. One of these people is Stevland Hardaway Morris, or better known as Stevie Wonder. His story shows that no matter how hard the problem; to do what you believe in to accomplish what you never imagined. Stevie Wonder overcame blindness by teaching himself music, persevering through discrimination, and becoming one of the world’s most celebrated singers. Wonder was born on May 13, 1950 in Saginaw, Mississippi....   [tags: music, blindness, instruments]

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Fair Ball

- Fair Ball This book was based off of Bob Costas opinion on baseball. I recommend reading this book because he was full of great ideas for the Major Leagues. Any real baseball fan needs to read a copy of Bob Costas' "Fair Ball." Costas addresses the issues pressing Major League Baseball, its owners, its players, and its fans. Everything that caused the 1994 work stoppage could happen again after next season. However, Costas very thoughtfully lays out a plan primarily for the owners, since they should be able to master what they own....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Taking Stabs at Babs

- Taking Stabs at Babs It is no secret that in the world, the entertainment industry in particular, face value is important. Many people who don’t fit into the societal norms of “beautiful” are discouraged into not following their dreams.It would have made sense for one Barbra Streisand to have given up and hidden her talent in the shadows when others doubted her, but that is not what she chose to do. Instead, Streisand used this as empowerment, and was rewarded greatly for it.Barbra Streisand overcame the status quo of women in the entertainment industry by moving to New York to pursue her career, overcoming stage fright, and going on to have one of the most successful careers of all perfor...   [tags: Barbra Streisand, Singre, Actress, Biography]

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Robert Koch

- Robert Koch was a physician and a scientist. According to Blevins and Bronze (2010), his work “launched the new field of medical bacteriology,” and “ushered in a ‘golden age’ of scientific discovery and a new era of public health” (p. E744). Brock (1999) claimed Robert Koch was “one of the most important figures in medical science and was also the founder of bacteriology” (p. xxi). How did one man accomplish so much and impact the world around him in such a profound way. The three areas that must be examined in order to unveil the magnitude of influence that he possessed are as follows: • The Life of Robert Koch • Microscopes, Research, and Revolutionary Discoveries • Beyond one man These to...   [tags: Biography, Physician, Scientist]

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Dance for Musical Theatre: Robert Louis Fosse

- Dance for Musical Theatre: Robert Louis Fosse *No Works Cited Robert Louis Fosse was born on June 23, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. He was the son of a vaudevillian and appropriately enough was born into the theatre. As a child, the art of dance wasn’t only used as a past time by young Fosse, but rather as a way of gaining attention from friends and family. From an early age he had already started studying ballet, tap and acrobatic dance. As Fosse grew up, his talented dancing and signature showmanship had began molding his future career....   [tags: Papers]

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The Simpsons Impact on Family Values

- The Simpsons Impact on Family Values The Simpsons first came to life on April 19th, 1987. It was aired as a ‘filler’ in the commercial breaks of ‘The Tracey Ullman Show’ and was animated in 30 second mini-episodes. Matt Groening, the proud producer and creator of The Simpsons, made these 30 second episodes after being recognized for his ‘life is hell’ comic strip and asked by a fan, Pauly Platt, if he would be interested in coming up with ideas for an animation. Groening ceased the opportunity and now, 18 years on The Simpsons have become a global success and have been honored with: a Peabody award, over 20 Emmy awards, over 50 Emmy nominations, over 20 Annie a...   [tags: Television TV Sitcoms Cartoons]

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Biography of Oprah Winfrey

- Oprah Gail Winfrey, a famous black writer, talk show host, and actress, was born on January 29, 1954, in Kosciusko, Mississippi .She was born to unwed, teenage parents. Her mother Vernita Lee was eighteen and a housemaid. Her father Vernon Winfrey was twenty and in the armed forces. Winfrey was named Orpah from the Book of Ruth in the Bible, but her name was later changed to Oprah because it was easier to pronounce. As a youth, Winfrey moved to Milwaukee to live with her mother. Her mother's lack of supervision enabled several male relatives and friends to sexually abuse Winfrey....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Fame is a Dangerous Drug and Should be Kept out of Reach of Children

- “Never suffer youth to be an excuse for inadequacy, nor age and fame to be an excuse for indolence.” These are the words of Benjamin Haydon, a painter in the late 1700’s to the early 1800’s. Although his ideas could be rendered outdated, it is this quote that stands out even among today’s standards of ethical code and morality. Another quote that stands out is from the book entitled Growing Up On the Set, “fame is a dangerous drug and should be kept out of reach of children.” These words were spoken by former child actor, and current writer, Paul Peterson....   [tags: fame, famous kids, child stars]

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A Split Personality: The Cause and Effects of Multiple Personality Disorder

- A Split Personality: The Cause and Effects of Multiple Personality Disorder Multiple Personality Disorder, (also called Dissociative Identity Disorder) is an abnormal psychological phenomenon which has baffled psychologists and psychiatrists for years. It is a syndrome marked by the clear existence of two or more “personalities” (or identities) in a single person, each personality having separate memories, behaviors, physical attributes, and even different gender than the patient....   [tags: Mental Health ]

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Old Spice's The Man Your Man Could Smell Like Advertising Campaign

- Winner of the 2010 Grand Prix for film at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Commercial for the Portland ad agency Wieden+Kennedy. Old Spice’s “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” ads advertising campaign took on a life of its own, spilling into social media and becoming the object of debates. Some media outlets, like CBS News, asked, “Is the Old Spice Guy ‘Post-Racial’ or Just Another ‘Mandingo’?” (Edwards, 2010). These surface readings do not impress when the advertisements are critically interrogated though the lens of critical race and gender theories that draw on Marxist and psychoanalytic themes....   [tags: marketing strategies, effective publicity]

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Black Women on T.V.: Still Stereotyped or Ignored in Their Progression?

- Black women in America are unique group of people. Of course no two women are the same and black women in America have not stayed the same. Robin Givhan’s Echoes of T.V.’s First Lady: Michelle Obama’ Last True Cultural Antecedent is “Cosby’s” Clair Huxtable addresses the idea that television has not seen a black women since the great Clair Huxtable that personifies the qualities of Michelle Obama. Maybe TV. has not seen a replica of these two phenomenal women but TV. has seen many other women who maybe even more so represent black women of America today....   [tags: african american females on the tube]

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August Wilson's Award-Winning Play, Fences about an African American Baseball Player

- August Wilson's award winning play, Fences, airs at McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey from January 10th until February 9th. The play revolves mainly around a former African American baseball player, Troy, attempting to keep his family together but leaving his family members incarcerated to his desires rather than their own. Emmy nominee and Tony award winning director, Phylicia Rashad, leaves the audience believing Troy is the protagonist by the end of the first act and they are left questioning who the antagonist is....   [tags: coach, heaven, reconciliation]

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The Purpose Of Harlem Renaissance Literature And Its Affect On Others

- The Purpose of Harlem Renaissance Literature and its Affect on Others For several years after the Civil War, African Americans struggled to receive equality, especially those of the lower class. Many writers saw the art of literature as a way to voice their opinion in society and be heard through their stories and poems. Harlem Renaissance writers of the early 20th century utilized their art as a poetic voice to instill racial pride in others and help strive for equality. They knew equality would take time so they used their writing to go beyond art and create infancy for social change....   [tags: Harlem Renaissance, African American]

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Oprah : The First Name That You Hear The Word Billionaire?

- ... Oprah was repeatedly molested from age nine to thirteen. This abuse emotionally destroyed her and she tried to run away only to be sent to a juvenile detention home. She then found that she could not stay at the dentition home because there was not enough beds. So Oprah was living on her own at the age of fourteen. Oprah was very sexually active during this time, and became pregnant with a boy. The baby died in infancy, so Oprah decided to live with her father in Tennessee. When Oprah got to Tennessee, she made the decision to change her life with the help of her father....   [tags: Oprah Winfrey, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Talk show]

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Film Response to ‘Waiting for Superman’ & ‘The Hobart Shakespearians’

- Benjamin Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” What does it mean to learn. To learn is the activity or process of gaining knowledge or skill by studying, practicing, being taught, or experiencing something; the activity of someone who learns; knowledge or skill gained from learning. Every living, breathing creature on the earth has been blessed with some capability to learn. The opportunity to learn is in everything we do. We learn inside and out of classrooms, and learn in countless kinds of ways....   [tags: learning, first public school, puritans]

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Biography of Michael Crinchton: One of the Greatest Writers

- ... After graduating high school, Crichton would end up going to college at Harvard University. Crichton graduated summa cum laude from Harvard and would receive his MD from Harvard Medical School. While still in medical school Crichton published his first bestseller “The Andromeda Strain”. Crichton would go on to write numerous best sellers including “Jurassic Park” which was adapted into a movie three years after it was published in 1990. In 1994 Crichton created the hit TV show “ER”. Crichton would win an Emmy, a Peabody, and a Writer’s Guild of America Award for ER....   [tags: writer, thrillers, death, author]

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The World Class Woman: The Life of Angelina Jolie

- Angelina Jolie was born June 4, 1975 in Los Angeles, California to actor Jon Voight, and actress Bertrand. She has one older brother James Haven. Angelina graduated from high school at age 16. She then attended New York University. Angelina started acting at a young age. She became popular by taking on the title role Lara Croft. Off-screen Angelina has become involved in international charity projects. Especially those involving refugees. She often appears in many Most Beautiful Women lists, and she has a personal life that is avidly covered by the press....   [tags: acting, marriage, cancer]

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Noble Lies in Breaking Bad and The Dark Knight

- ... Knowing that he doesn't have long to live and that his teacher salary won't be enough to financially support his family after his impending death, Walter uses his extensive knowledge of Chemistry to begin producing and selling crystal meth with Jesse. This begins Walter's struggle to keep the unfortunate truth hidden from his family. When Walter starts spending the majority of his time cooking meth with Jesse, he has to lie his wife about where he's going. As Walter and Jesse's business begins to flourish, they make so much money that Walter doesn't know how to handle....   [tags: money, intentions, heroism]

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At the Sands with Count Basie and Frank Sinatra

- At the Sands with Count Basie and Frank Sinatra The year was 1966 Frank Sinatra was at the peak of his career. There he stood on the stage in the Copa Room at the Sands Hotel and Casino in front of Count Basie and his Orchestra recording what is considered the best album of his career. The album “Sinatra at the Sands” would be his first album recorded live to be released and the album would achieve gold in sales. Sinatra was in his environment, a cozy salon style venue with an enthusiastic crowd in Las Vegas....   [tags: career, singer, orchestra]

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Talking The Talk : Policy, Popular And Media Responses

- Slavery always has been, and always will be, a sensitive subject for all races. As our society evolves we try to become more in-tune with other people’s thoughts and emotions on any and all subject matters. The main issues for Americans – to this day – is still slavery. However, the United States is not the only country still struggling with the past captivity of other human beings. In her article, Talking the talk: policy, popular and media responses to the bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade using the ‘Abolition Discourse’”, Emma Waterton focuses on the issues of race, guilt, and identity that is an ever-growing theme in today’s cultural politics....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade, History of slavery]

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The Representations of Femininity in Pride and Prejudice

- Jane Austen, one of the most well-known 19th century novelists recognized today continues to captivate people with stories of love and romance through the transformation of her novels into film and television. All of her novels are about women dealing with romance, courtship, and marriage during a repressing period. Most of her characters and stories revolve around the lives of the upper class. It centers on the values, rituals, and manners of high society in England during the Regency Era. Her most popular novel, Pride and Prejudice published in 1813 maintains the interest of its audiences as it did almost two centuries earlier as evidenced by its frequent incarnations....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Marshall Islands and US Military Nuclear Testing

- Bikini Atoll is one of 29 atolls and five islands that make up the Marshall Islands (“A Short History”). Located in Micronesia, Bikini Atoll played a major role in World War II. Originally taken by the Japanese and used as a lookout point, it was later captured by U.S. forces in a battle that took place in its neighboring Kwajalein Atoll (“A Short History”). This would crush the Japanese hold on the Marshall Islands. After the war, President Truman recognized the importance of the Marshall Islands and its location in the Pacific....   [tags: bikini atoll, micronesia]

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The Number One Show on Television: The Blacklist

- The Blacklist is a crime drama television program that airs on NBC. It is an American television series that stars Megan Boone, James Spader and Harry Lennix. The idea behind it is that an ingenious, criminal mastermind, for some apparent reason, starts to assist the FBI in catching the world’s most wanted criminals, some of which they did not know existed. Yet, Raymond “Red” Reddington surrenders to the authorities under the condition that he will only cooperate with a rookie FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen....   [tags: tv show, crime drama, nbc, raymond reddington]

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Should Students be Required to Take Drug Tests?

- Alarmingly high levels of illicit drug usage still continue to be a problem among the youth. Drug usage can have vital implications for the future health and happiness of many juveniles as they move forward towards their transition to adulthood. These adolescents who use drugs can have especially high risks of developing mental and physical problems that may interfere with their educational and future occupational pursuits. Therefore, approximately 20 percent of high schools in the United States utilize some form of drug testing as a requirement for students in the very hope of deterring students from using illegal substances (Counsel and Heal)....   [tags: high levels of ilicit drug usage]

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How Much Does Weight Affect a Television Show?

- ... Television shows receive awards based on the quality of the show, not how much their stars do or do not weigh. If the actors are good at acting, it does not matter what they weigh because their talents will become what is seen. In fact, Mike and Molly has already begun winning different awards. Melissa McCarthy who plays the plus-sized star, Molly, won “best leading actress in a comedy” herself. Jacquie Miller writes this in The Ottawa Citizen, “Melissa McCarthy beat some heavyweight comedy royalty Sunday night to pick up an Emmy for best lead actress in a comedy....   [tags: Melissa Macarthy, Mike and Molly]

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Documentary, The Invisible War, Features Heroic War Heros

- Although the documentary The Invisible War is a film that features heroic War Veterans. It displays emotional and sympathetic stories that captures the attention of the viewers. It shamefully uncovers the secrets of sexual assault within the U.S. Military. Created by Academy and Emmy award winners, Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick. In this film Ziering and Dick try to convince their audience of the ongoing rape epidemic surrounding the U.S. Military. A film intended to reach an audience unaware of the issues, Ziering and Dick take their viewers on a mission to seek justice....   [tags: sexual assault, military, punish]

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George Washington's 1776: The Battle of Dorchester Heights

- Opening to the first page, George Washington is quoted, “perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.” setting the stage for David McCullough’s book, “1776”, a historical narrative that avoided academic debates. His thesis being a tight narrative focused around the Continental Army and their leader George Washington. McCullough continued his popular writing techniques of character building by tracing the roads, reading the books, and seeing the houses of his key characters as they would have in their lifetimes....   [tags: military tactics, history]

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The Famous British Broadcaster And Talk Show Host

- The famous British broadcaster and talk show host, David Frost, is considered to be one of the most influential journalists in history. Frost grew up in Tenterden, England where he originally studied to become a preacher. He did not complete his pastoral studies but instead attended Gonville & Caius College at the University of Cambridge. During his time at Cambridge, Frost was the editor of the student newspaper and the literary magazine. He was a member of the Footlights Drama Society and played both football and cricket....   [tags: President of the United States, Richard Nixon]

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Rod Sterling's Imagination: Clearly From theTwilight Zone

- “There is a fifth dimension beyond that known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, science and superstition and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is a dimension of imagination. It is an area we call The Twilight Zone!” (The Twilight Zone, 4)Those are the words of Rod Serling, an American screenwriter that developed abstract visions and conveyed them to millions. Serling was one of the most influential and creative people of his time....   [tags: Biography]

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Imagery from Bill Clinton’s 1992 Presidential Campaign

- In 1992, President Bill Clinton was a little known former governor from the poor state of Arkansas who thwarted President George H.W. Bush’s effort to be reelected and became the 42nd president of the United States. During the primary and general election, President Clinton’s campaign made extensive use of television to introduce himself and his ideas to the general public. Three examples were chosen as representative of the type of imagery seen during campaign. The first is a TV ad called “Hope”, the next is a picture from President’s appearance on the Arsenio Hall TV show and the last is a TV ad called “1988.” These examples serve to represent key moments that occurred during the presiden...   [tags: taxes, voters, election, politics]

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Spring Break: Personal Experience During a Trip

- This spring was my first spring break that I actually left Eden Prairie. It was my first time out the state of Minnesota. I went to San Diego, California with my mom. We stayed at the Hilton Resort and Spa in the Mission Bay area of San Diego. My mom and I left for San Diego at 7:15 and we landed in Phoenix for our connecting flight to San Diego. The plan ride from Minnesota to Phoenix was 3 hours. This was the first plane I have ever been on and enjoyed most of the plane ride. I most enjoyed taking off and landing....   [tags: san diego, phoenix, plane]

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Broadcast Journalism is Transforming but not Dying

- ... Although that was 10 years ago, it demonstrates how the Internet has been a prevalent go-to source for news and the statistics are only growing. Paul Grabowiscz (2014) explains, “Especially the young, are turning to the Internet for more and more of their news and developing an effective digital strategy is essential for long-term survival.” Are the younger generations to blame for the growth of online news. Amanda Lenhart (2010) found that 72% of 18-29 year olds that engaged in online activity also involved themselves in social media....   [tags: internet, ipads, news apps, online news]

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Racial Tension, Racism, Disease, And Self Destruction

- ... During my matriculation at CAU, I became the recipient of the Emmy winning documentary, “The Road Beyond Abuse” directed by Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) and narrated by Jane Fonda. The documentary depict my life journey of overcoming brutal childhood sexual, physical and mental abuse; high school drop-out, means tested programs, poverty, intimate partner violence, self-destruction and death. See documentary below, three 10 minute links After graduation, I trademarked my company, “Breaking the Cycle, Beating the Odds”, and began working for myself....   [tags: Sociology, Social work]

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Analysis of Real Housewives of Atlanta

- Since the beginning of time itself, Television has been one the most influential pieces of media that the world has ever encountered. The beginning days of television depicted stereotypical mothers cooking and cleaning their homes for their husbands and children. Yet, as the decades passed, television took a dramatic turn, leaving the days of drama free entertainment as a vast memory. Now a day, however, when one hits the power on button to Bravo, the screen lights expand to ritzy socialites dealing with their everyday lives as “housewives”....   [tags: TV Show, Fake Personalities]

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Netflix and Facebook: A Case Study

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Why is Breaking Bad so Good

- When it comes to shows on television today, many of the series that air aren't anything to go crazy over. People are used to the repetitive idea of the supernatural. Television has come to a point where it has become so loaded with “vampire-this” and “werewolf-that,” that each show has begun to look like the reruns of another. Luckily, this definitely is not the case for creator Vince Gilligan's, Breaking Bad. There are thousands of reasons that explain why millions of people tune into Breaking Bad....   [tags: television shows, series]

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Kirby Dick's Film The Invisible War

- ... In a short turn of events the film uses disturbing personal experiences to exemplify and expose sexual assault in the military. The film follows Kori Cioca, Jessica Hinves, Ariana Klay, Trina McDonald, Elle Helmer, Hannah Sewell, Myla Haider, and Michael Matthews who all were victims of sexual assault while on active duty. As their stories unfold what is alarmingly present and similar is the militaries lack of acknowledgment and search for justice for these victims. For the most part the film focused on Kori Cioca whose story was, in my opinion, most heart breaking....   [tags: rape of women soldiers in US military]

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Obsessive Branding Disorder by Luis Conley

- It would not have surprised me if Luis Conley had named this book after the CNN show, “American Greed”. Through the course of reading Obsessive Branding Disorder, I have seen many illustrations and stories that made me think that branding was used as a cover up for branding owners rapacious desire for wealth. For instance, when the movie Chronicles of Narnia hit the scene, Disney utilized religion by offering pastors a chance to win a trip to Europe or $1,000 for mentioning the movie title from the pulpit....   [tags: book review]

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Rocks and Minerals Mined throughout Colorado

- Rocks and Minerals I selected rocks and minerals that are mined in throughout Colorado. Rocks and minerals can be mined underground and some of them are pit mines. I live in Western Colorado where there are several different mining operations of rocks and minerals. Gold, silver, gypsum, and marble mines. I will describe the different mining techniques, economic advantages and disadvantages, as well as how the rock or minerals are shipped. Marble Colorado, is located in the Rocky Mountains that was incorporated in 1899....   [tags: gold, silver, gypsum, marble]

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Theodor Seuss Geisel's Life and Achievements

- Theodor Seuss Geisel was a poet, teacher, and an activist. He is better known as Dr. Seuss. He is loved around the world by children and adults alike for the children’s books he has written. Geisel was able to use the power of imagination to create over 40 unforgettable, colorful, and unique animated children’s books that has helped to solve illiteracy in American children. Dr. Seuss was born to Theodor Robert Geisel and Henrietta Seuss Geisel on March 2, 1904, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was part of a German family that took pride in their heritage....   [tags: dr. seuss, seuss, thing 1]

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Cigarrette Advrtisement and The Camel Company

- Smoking has been a major part of American culture since the end of the nineteenth century. While it made its most public debut while prohibition of alcohol was going on, it was seen as a negative thing just the same as drinking. With people beginning to feel negatively against smoking, as the same as drinking alcohol, it almost made the activity more popular. At this time there was a “rise in popularity in tobacco, especially in its new and most devious form, the cigarette” (Brandt, p.45).What brand a person smoked was all on preference, but the popularity of them was all on how it was advertised....   [tags: Nicotine, Health, Tobacco]

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Cultural Criticism - Folk And Pop

- Tionna A. Thornton English 1101 Dr. K. Leatherwood October 15, 2014 Cultural Criticism - Folk & Pop How "Modern" is Modern Family. Nearly everyone has seen or heard of American Broadcasting Company 's (ABC) hit television show, Modern Family. And, in my opinion, if you have not, you do not have a clue as to what is good. According to, Modern Family is "...also quickly cementing itself as a culturally defining series (ABC)." Receiving four consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Comedy Television Series, Modern Family seems unstoppable, returning in its sixth season....   [tags: Family, Marriage, American Broadcasting Company]

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Truman Capote 's Life And Accomplishments

- Truman Capote was born on September 30, 1924 in New Orleans with the name Truman Streckfus Persons and he died on August 25, 1948 due to liver failure at the age of 59. (Krebs, 1984). He wrote his first novel which, was Other Voices, Other Rooms that was published in 1948. He had sympathy for killers and would watch executions. In 1965, he published In Cold Blood, but it took him six years to write. As he studied the Clutter murder case Harper Lee, who was his long time friend and next door neighbor, went along with him to Kansas for two months....   [tags: Truman Capote, In Cold Blood, Harper Lee, Holcomb]

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The Production And Distribution Of Community

- In one such episode, the German villains of story are expelled from school due to an incriminating photo of them drinking beer during an Octoberfest celebration on campus – not for the drinking, but instead for the insensitivity towards non-German student who may have been offended. In another episode, the overt commercialism of large corporation and their attempts to intertwine marketing into schools and everyday life is called out: Subway sandwiches rents out a space in Greendale’s cafeteria and hires a person to be renamed Subway and be the human embodiment of the corporation, both literally and legally, or ‘corpo-humanoid’....   [tags: Television program, Television, Television network]

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Music Education : Learning An Instrument

- ... The company stated that, “Musical training physically develops the part of the left side of the brain known to be involved with processing language, and can actually wire the brain’s circuits in specific ways. Linking familiar songs to new information can also help imprint information on young minds” (Brown). The Children’s Music Workshop is saying that music training is linked to the processing of language, and a great way to utilize this discovery is by putting learnable information into well-known songs....   [tags: Music, Musical instrument, Learning]

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Medical Marijuana Should Not Be Legal

- ... Florida simply can’t ignore the history of what medical marijuana provides from the past to now. The 23 states that took the first step of legalizing medical marijuana currently reap the benefits of it economically. According to Privateer, medical marijuana profit comes in at 1.5 billion annually (Widmer). The citizens of the state of Florida continue to pay outrageous prices for medicine that has an alternative for a cheaper price. Medical marijuana cost $150 to $400 per ounce, a factor that may limit accessibility to some patients (Adams)....   [tags: Cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Cannabis sativa]

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Medical Marijuana Should Not Be Legal

- ... Hemp the Greek word for Cannabis includes a woody stem that was used as material for cloth and rope. Even before the discussion of whether Florida should legalize medical marijuana, the Chinese already used marijuana as a remedy. “The first record of cannabis as a medicine can be found in the oldest Chinese pharmacopeia, Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing, written in the Eastern Han Dynasty (25 AD to 220 AD),It was indicated for rheumatic pain, malaria, constipation, and disorders of the female reproductive system.(Greenwell)”....   [tags: Cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Cannabis sativa]

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Henrik Ibsen 's A Doll House

- ... A daughter hasn’t a right to protect her dying father from anxiety and care. A wife hasn’t a right to save her husband’s life. I don’t know much about laws, but I’m sure that somewhere in the books these things are allowed” (Ibsen 1206). Despite her virtuous intentions to save her husband’s life, Nora still wrongfully forged her father’s signature on that loan and continues to lie to Torvald in an effort to repay the loan, which means she is no better than Krogstad, a man whose own forgery made him the moral scum of the community....   [tags: Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House, Norway, Morality]

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The Phantom of the Opera

- The Phantom of the Opera directed by Joel Schumacher is the 2004 adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1986 musical of the same name. The Phantom of the Opera stars Gerard Butler as the Phantom, Emmy Rossum as Christine Daaé, and Patrick Wilson as Raoul, the Vicomte de Chagny, who are embroiled in a love triangle. The film was met with generally mixed and negative reviews: Schumacher’s use of mise-en-scène, cinematography and editing, as well as symbolism contributes to the production of The Phantom of the Opera....   [tags: Film Analysis ]

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Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery

- “Trafficking” refers to illegal trade, an over-used word by the media that can be daintily attached to drugs, weapons, and humans. We hear the term so often; one can easily be desensitized to its context. Nicholas Kistof of the New York Times states, “Human trafficking is a convoluted euphemism.” He goes right to the heart of the matter and refers to it as modern human slavery. Human slavery is raw, honest and sadly much more prevalent than we would like to believe. Every year an estimated 800,000 people are transported across international boundaries for the purpose of human slavery....   [tags: Human Trafficking Essays]

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Michael Moore: An Influential Filmmaker

- Michael Moore, an Academy Award-winning filmmaker is known for his highly controversial documentaries. He appeals to the newer generation, trying to educate people along with addressing our unresolved social issues in the United States. He gives incite to corrupt things that our government is involved in that citizens do not know about if they do not read or watch the news. Michael Moore proved to be a big-time influence through his work in the movie industry. His main message is to get people to stop following their government blindly, but rather speak out, ask questions, get involved, and most of all shows peoples power to be able change what needs to be changed....   [tags: Cinema]

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The Films of Michael Moore

- Michael Moore, an Academy Award-winning filmmaker is known for his highly controversial documentaries. He appeals to the younger generation, trying to educate people along with addressing our unresolved social issues in the United States. He gives insight to corrupt things that our government is involved in that citizens do not know. Michael Moore continues to prove to be a monumental influence through his work in the movie industry. His main message is to get people to stop following their government blindly, but rather speak out, ask questions, get involved, and most of all shows people’s power to be able to change what needs to be changed....   [tags: Film Industry]

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The History of the Violin

- The invention of violin was recorded first in Europe during the Medieval ages. This instrument must have developed from the gambs family popular in the 15th century. The clear picture of violin as it is known today came into existence in the 16th century during the Renaissance period. The instrument like others developed steadily with time to a point when it was able to satisfy new ideas of sound. The same style that was used during the old musical periods is still in use today besides a few technical advancements (The History of the Violin....   [tags: music history, medieval ages]

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Sports Broadcasters: James Kenneth McManus

- James Kenneth McManus, popularly known as Jim McKay, was born on September 14, 1921 in Philadelphia. When growing up, McKay grew a huge passion for sports, starting with horses. His love for horse racing is what led him to eventually pursue a career in journalism. When he was thirteen McKay moved with his family to Baltimore, where he would grow up and later graduate college at Loyola College, class of 1943. McKay began his career as the editor of the Loyola College school newspaper, The Greyhound....   [tags: journalism, pasion, sports]

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Rivers West by Louis L´Amour

- ... He made less than eight dollars but he took that as a sign and devoted his time to writing for the pulps. In 1937 he sold a short story called “Gloves for a Tiger” to Thrilling Adventures Magazine and after this other sales followed quickly. Although he wrote in several genres, Louis’ most financially successful stories were the adventure tales he wrote about the captain of a tramp freighter and his crew. Late in the summer of 1942 Louis was inducted into the US army, after his discharge he returned to the US to find that the market for his adventure stories had disappeared....   [tags: jean daniel talon, american tradition]

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Henrik Ibsen's A Dolls House

- Nora and Christina Switch Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House questions the gender roles of women in society through its characters, namely Nora Helmer and Christina Linden, before and after marriage. What are gender roles exactly. Gender roles are the combination is specific gender stereotypes that consist of the perceptions of the society of what an ideal male/female should act like (Lindsey and Christy). This paper aims to question whether the gender roles of Nora Helmer and Christina Linden of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House are switched or not....   [tags: gender roles, women, society, analysis]

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The Great Sphinx of Giza

- In Schoch’s analysis of the Sphinx and its enclosure, he found multiple types of weathering from water, wind, flaking and disintegration. He believed the rounded edges that appear on the Sphinx and the enclosure are a “classic textbook example of what happens to limestone wall when you have rain beating down on it for thousands of years”. This type of erosion would require a lot of rain, and given the present climate of Egypt, it would have to have happened before the drying up of the Sahara between 6000-5000BC....   [tags: schoch's analysis, erosion, dataing]

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Theodor Seuss Geisel: Dr. Seuss

- Dr. Seuss Throughout Dr. Seuss’s life, he has written dozens of books with over one hundred million copies sold, and still being produced to this day. Theodor Seuss Geisel is a well-known author that had many inspirations for his works that are still read by millions today, such as Yertle the Turtle, The Sneeches, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. His inevitable fame and fortune came with a lot of pressure; pressure of his readers as well as pressure of his producers. Dr. Seuss was born in Springfield, MA on March 2, 1904 as Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr....   [tags: popular children's books author]

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Film Analysis: Miss Evers' Boys

- In 1987, there was a Syphilis outbreak in a small town Alabama, Tuskegee. Ms. Evers went to seek out African Males that had this disease and did not. They were seeking treatment for this disease, but then the government ran out of money and the only way they can get treatment if they studied. They named this project “The Tuskegee Study of African American Man with Syphilis”, so they can find out where it originated and what will it do to them if go untreated for several months. The name of the study came from Dr....   [tags: government's 1932 Tuskegee syphillis experiment]

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Oprah Winfrey: A True Hero

- A hero is a person that is brave, loving, dedicated, and inspirational. Oprah Winfrey displays all of those qualities and is therefore a hero. Winfrey is a brilliant talk show hostShe has been a philanthropist for many years, and continues to inspire people all over the world. She is known by so many people around the world for all that she has done . Winfrey uses her fame for the better good of people making her a true hero. Oprah Winfrey is a philanthropist that has done so much for so many charities and different people around the world....   [tags: Donation, Philanthropist, Celebrity]

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Biography of Tyra Lynne Banks

- The definition of what makes a person “revolutionary” varies depending on many different factors, but typically it is someone who is dedicated to make changes that others may overall benefit from. These changes can be either big or small. Tyra Banks is a great example of someone who is revolutionary. Some of her contributions include charity work, modeling, business, and overall promoting self worth and esteem to many women (including young girls-teens). Tyra Lynne Banks was born on December 4, 1973 in Inglewood, California....   [tags: top model, show, cover GQ]

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Star Trek

- Star Trek While Cold War tensions were growing in Europe and civil rights were causing upheaval in the United States, a new show was first airing on American televisions. The series took place in space, onboard a starship. Its creator, a World War II veteran and ex-policeman named Gene Roddenberry, had imagined a show that would go on capture the imagination of the world. Often describing his show as a “wagon train to the stars,” Roddenberry named his new creation “Star Trek.” From its humble beginnings in 1966, Star Trek continues to push the limits of visual technology as it creates stunningly impressive and often beautifully breathtaking artistic imagery....   [tags: Television TV Show Star Trek Essays]

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Susan Cooper

- Susan Cooper has been writing for over 30 years. In this time she has written numerous newspaper articles, books for children and adults, screenplays for TV, the cinema and a Broadway play. As a writer she is hard to classify, what is universally accepted is that she is a writer with extraordinary gifts. Born in Burnham, Buckinghamshire, England in May 1935, Susan Cooper attended Slough High School before going up to Oxford University. At Somerville College she read English. During her time at Oxford she was the first woman ever to edit the University magazine, Cherwell....   [tags: Writer Biography Cooper Author]

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