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  • Wind Energy : Wind Power

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    INTRODUCTION Wind energy is gaining popularity throughout the world. Due to growing importance of wind energy, the rapid development of wind energy technology has a large involvement of people and institutions. Wind power is increasingly being viewed as the mainstream of electric power supply due to: zero emission of harmful gases ,significantly economically exploitable resource potential , no cost uncertainties from fuel supply price fluctuations, modular and rapid installation opportunities for

  • Wind Energy And Wind Turbine

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    1.Background and Research: 1.1.History of wind energy and wind turbine Fig1.1 History of Wind Turbines During the last century, due to the rapid development of the power system, the use of wind energy experienced several stages. Firstly, the period of infancy, in the 1930s and 1940s, hundreds of thousands of electricity producing wind turbines were built in the U.S. These wind turbines provided electricity to farms beyond the reach of power lines and were typically used to charge storage batteries

  • Wind Power And Wind Energy

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    support for wind power from the general public. In a Vermont poll, wind energy has the support of 66 percent of Vermonters. http://www.aweablog.org/public-opinion-watch-vermont-poll-yet-again-finds-strong-support-for-wind-power/ Wind power still has to try to be competitive with more conventional generation sources when it comes to cost. A wind farm might or might not be competitive in cost.. It depends on how busy and energetic the average wind site is. Even though the cost of wind power has

  • The Effect Of Wind Power On Wind Energy

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    The focus on wind energy will become the end of the world’s economy, electricity, and survivability if we continue to only focus on this source of power. Governments should decrease production of wind energy alone, and instead formulate a plan that consists of all “green” energy sources, which in turn will provide maximum power outage. There are many problems with wind turbines, two of which are major drawbacks. Wind turbines become inefficient when the wind is not blowing (National Geographic)

  • Wind Power

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    Wind Power Energy production causes more pollution than any other industry in the country. Currently, nearly all of the electricity produced in the United States is generated by fossil fuel plants, nuclear plants, and hydroelectric plants. The build-up in the atmosphere of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases produced by the burning of fossil fuels now threatens far-reaching climate change. In addition to global warming, conventional methods of electricity generation release the gases responsible

  • Inherit The Wind

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         In the play “Inherit the Wind” by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, the defense faces numerous societal injustices, which is why they never had a chance to win the case. One example of the town’s bias is presented through the town’s love for Matthew Harrison Brady. A second example is the extreme conformist and pious attitude of the town’s people. The last instance is the narrow-mindedness of the judge and the jury, which resulted in an unfair trial. In conclusion

  • Gone With The Wind

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    Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell was the American author who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 for her immensely successful novel, Gone with the Wind, that was published in 1936. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and often used the name Peggy. Her childhood was spent on the laps of Civil War veterans and of her mother's relatives who lived through the war and the years that followed. They told her everything about the war, except that the Confederates had lost it. She was ten years old before making this

  • WIND TURBINES

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    I. Introduction- Wind Turbines Wind is the movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure. Wind also is a clean source of renewable energy that produces no air or water pollution. Wind exists because the sun unevenly heats the surface and as the hot air rises the cooler air moves in to fill the void. So as long as the sun shines, the wind will blow and people will harness the wind to power their lives. Over the past decade wind energy has increased by 25 percent a year and

  • Wind Energy

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    Wind Energy “Take care, your worship; those things over there are not giants but windmills.” -Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes I. Abstract: Wind energy has many pros and cons, and thus is subject to much scrutiny as a viable energy source. A fundamental qualification for wind power is the ability to support the vast industries and the enterprises of the 6.3 billion people that inhabit this planet. In addition, wind power must be able to meet the needs of the Earth’s population

  • The Power of Wind

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    are actually called wind turbines. As you look at a wind turbine you would notice that they are perfectly crafted pieces of metal that would not work properly if not engineered as perfectly as they are today. According to reegle (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency online) a Wind turbine is: Wind Turbine, Noun: A rotary engine that extracts energy from the flow of wind. The simplest turbines have one moving part, a rotor assembly, which is a shaft with blades attached. Wind energy acts on the

  • Report on Wind

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    Report on Wind I did my report on wind. As you may or may not know wind moves horizontally, and the wind that doesn’t move horizontally moves vertically. That kind of wind is called a current. Many things may cause these rushes of moving air, one thing would be atmospheric pressure differences. The differences in the distribution of pressure and temperature is caused by the unequal distribution of heat. There are also the differences in the thermal properties of land and the ocean surfaces. When

  • Wind Turbines

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    Wind turbines are a great source of energy all around the world. Wind Turbines produce wind energy that can be used to power our homes. Wind turbines convert Kinetic energy into mechanical power. Then this mechanical power gets generated into electricity. Wind turbines make energy by the wind turning the large blades, which spin a shaft that is connected to the large blades, which then operates the generator making electricity. One new idea is building wind turbines offshore in the mid-Atlantic

  • Wind Energy

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    Wind Energy is a viable industry that has become a valuable energy source. The energy generated from wind is clean and efficient. The wind energy industry helps to ensure that electric demands are met, wildlife impact is minimal, the environment is not devastated, as well as creates new jobs during the construction of wind farms, daily operations, manufacturing components, and exporting components to foreign countries. Development and Costs In 1986, the National Renewable Energy Laboratories

  • Wind Power

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    The Power of Wind Wind energy is a free and limitless power source. No matter where you go, there will always be wind. In the past, wind was captured and controlled through the use of sails for the powering of ships. Now that larger amounts of energy have been found, through the burning of fossil fuels, the art of sailing has faded to a recreational sport. Wind has also been used in the past to power mills, which have been used to pump water and grind grains. Though now these techniques of harnessing

  • Wind Turbines

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    Introduction: Wind turbines capture the energy of wind and transform it into kinetic energy that is then converted to electricity. Turbines are available in a range of sizes and designs and can either be free-standing, mounted on a building or integrated into a building structure (Pennycook, 2008). System types: There are basically two sorts of wind turbines: horizontal-axis design and vertical-axis design. Horizontal-axis wind turbines are the most common type used and can have various sizes

  • Wind Tunnels

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    Wind Tunnels In this report I will talk about the wind tunnel. I will described what they are used for. The different types of wind tunnels from the slow speed subsonic to the high speed hypersonic tunnels. I will also give A few examples of the wind tunnels used today. The wind tunnel is a device used by many people, from High school students to NASA engineers. The wind tunnel is a device used to test planes to see how well it will do under certain conditions. The plane maybe as big as a full

  • The Power of Wind

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    pollution of the earth and the the sickness presented by these energy sources the only thing we need to do now is find a better Alternative energy solution. The best solution that has been proposed is wind energy, in order to have a healthy environments for next generation children we need to switch to wind energy. The problem with hydraulic fracking is that it is polluting our important bodies of water. Not only does it hurt out water supply but it also been known to make people and animals very ill

  • Wind Power

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    Wind Power In the society we live in today, many people have the misconception that there is a never-ending supply of energy available for our wasteful use. However, people must realize that the fossil fuels that we have come to depend on for our energy are quickly being depleted. There are several renewable energy resources, most of which come from the sun, that are available for our use. One of these abundant energy resources is the wind. By taking advantage of the wind, and harnessing

  • wind matters

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    that we can capture. Wind Energy for example is an alternate source of generating electricity. Wind is created as a result of pressure differences in the atmosphere which is caused by temperature differences in solar energy. Other variables that effect the flow of air is the rotation of our planet earth on its axis, and the type of land the air encounters. A person could expect more air flow over huge oceans and seas since water is less resistance to air than solid objects are. Wind energy is created

  • Wind Power

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    Wind Power: Nature’s Gift Wind power is a clean and renewable energy that, while at times unreliable, has very low upkeep cost and is growing at a rapid rate. While there is currently enough wind power to provide many times our current energy need, it is unfeasible in reality. Wind power utilizes the kinetic energy of air and uses it to power a generator to produce electricity. Even though dependence on wind power is impossible, it still can provide a strong, clean, quantity of power to supplement

  • Wind Turbines

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    “A wind turbine is a machine for converting the kinetic energy in wind into mechanical energy”. (1) The inventor of the first electric wind turbine was Clevelander Charles Brush, who ran his entire Euclid Avenue mansion off of one for 20 years, which later made the cover of Scientific American in 1888. (2) Although the use of alternate energy didn't rise a great deal afterward, this event did open the eyes for many environmentalists. Wind power is only one of our several “energy source[s] whose

  • Wind Power

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    Wind Power The wind turbine, also called a windmill, is a means of harnessing the kinetic energy of the wind and converting it into electrical energy. This is accomplished by turning blades called aerofoils, which drive a shaft, which drive a motor (turbine) and ar e connected to a generator. "It is estimated that the total power capacity of winds surrounding the earth is 1 x 1011 Gigawatts" (Cheremisinoff 6). The total energy of the winds fluctuates from year to year. Windmill expert

  • wind turbine

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    A wind turbine is a device that converts kinetic energy from the wind into electrical power. Small wind turbines we discussed for domestic use have fewer requirements to properties, but more considerations of cost compared to large wind turbine. 2.1 Blade material choice According to its working principles, the blade materials of wind turbine not only have to face large aerodynamic, inertial and fatigue loads, but are now being designed to endure environmental effects such as degradation of surface

  • WInd Power

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    our science fair project we will be building a wind turbine, and will be designing four different styles of blades and will test them. We will test to see which type of blade creates more energy. Before we started our project we had to find information on wind turbines. In the body of our research paper we will provide you information we found on our topic. Body Wind Power Wind power is a form of solar power. When air moves it creates wind and produces kinetic energy. When a mass is in

  • Wind Power

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    Wind Power the Energy of the Future Introduction The writer will discuss the renewable energy properties of wind power and whether it is practical for sustainable development. The writer will contrast the positive and negative attributes of wind power and whether it has economical benefits. Wind power may be the future solution of the worlds growing energy problems. Wind energy is a very efficient source of generating electricity. In fact it can produce far more energy than other renewable energy

  • Installing Wind Power Facilities: Wind Turbines

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    use of land in installing wind power facilities vary substantially depending on the site: wind turbines placed in flat area mostly use more land than those located in elevated areas. According to Engr. Honra, one of the possible problems of using wind turbines is the area where the wind turbine will be installed, another is the wind velocity. According to Proefrock (2012), one of the biggest problems with regards to wind turbines is that it is not that efficient at low wind speeds. This is usually

  • Wind Power

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    Wind Power Harnessing the natural power of the wind is by no means a new concept. Asides from sailing, wind power has been utilised for many thousands of years, principally for agricultural purposes. Basic windmills are thought to have been used in Persia (now Iran) as early as the 7th century AD. Their ability to make use of otherwise untapped energy sources without the needs and costs of other alternatives, ensured that they remained the machines of preference in several industries throughout

  • gone with the wind

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    ​​​​​Gone With the Wind ​Gone With the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell, follows the life of a sixteen year-old girl, Scarlett O’Hara beginning in the year 1861, who lives on Tara, a plantation in Georgia south of Atlanta. Her father, Gerald O’Hara, an Irish immigrant, won the plantation in an all-night poker game. Scarlett is in love with the handsome and chivalrous Ashley Wilkes, who is from the Twelve Oaks Plantation near Tara. Ashley, who believes that he and Scarlett are too different from one another

  • Gone With the Wind

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    Gone with the Wind, was published in May 1936. The author, Atlanta born, Margaret Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 for her efforts. The novel was the first and only published novel of her career. Miss Mitchell was a storyteller from the time she could speak. She enjoyed writing stories and plays. She would cast herself and her friends in the different roles. She lived in Atlanta all of her life and she was enchanted in the history of the city. Miss Mitchell was influenced by the stories

  • Wind Chimes

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    Wind Chimes      Wind chimes produce clear, pure tones when struck by a mallet or suspended clapper. A wind chime usually consists of a set of individual alloy rods, tuned by length to a series of intervals considered pleasant. These are suspended from a devised frame in such a way that a centrally suspended clapper can reach and impact all the rods. When the wind blows, the clapper is set in motion and randomly strikes one or more of the suspended rods-- causing the rod

  • Gone With The Wind

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    Gone With the Wind The novel being summarized is titled Gone with the Wind, written by Margaret Mitchell. It was published in 1936, after it took her seven years to write, and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1937. Gone with the Wind was the only book Ms. Mitchell wrote and is an American Classic. Gone with the Wind was a story of men and women living in the south during the war between the states and of the south’s transformation after the war. The novel began in about 1861 at Tara and Twelve Oaks

  • Inherit The Wind

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    Inherit the Wind                                               The main theme of Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee is taking a stand. The play begins in Hillsboro, Tennessee when a man named Bertram Cates breaks the law by teaching the forbidden Darwin’s

  • Gone with the Wind

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    The character I have chosen to study is from Victor Fleming’s 1939 screen adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel; “Gone with the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell. Melanie (Hamilton) Wilkes, a female lead, in the film she is also lovingly called Melly; and is played by Olivia de Havilland. The writer portrays Melanie as a delicate character, loved and admired by all except one. Melanie is ill-fated to be the best and only friend of Scarlett O’Hara. Melanie’s character is one straight from a southern

  • Inherit The Wind

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    Matthew Harrison Brady, of Inherit the Wind by: Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, never fooled anyone. He may have seemed strong in the beginning but he no substance under the shell. Such a false front can be compared to water behind an earthen dam. It may hold some water for a time but once the water finds a weak point, the whole structure comes crashing down along with the fury of all the water behind it. Within brady, the water represents the gooey inner core of his personality. Once he loses

  • Inherit The Wind

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    weight as the other. Thus, we simply cannot refuse to make a judgment before looking critically into the logistics surrounding the propaganda of each theory. God’s diplomats, the Bible-thumping, prophesizing blow-hards much like Brady in Inherit the Wind, are as much the bigoted and biased, sacrilegious and amoral attention-seekers as they proclaim the evolutionists to be. However, their chosen doctrine cannot be overlooked, as I myself am deeply devoted to it’s teachings. Brady and others like

  • Analyzing The Wind

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    Analyzing the Wind Inherit the Wind, by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Plot: • Cates is thrown into jail for teaching the beginning of the world contrary to what the bible says. • Brady is coming to Hillsboro for the trail. • Hornbeck announces he will bring Drummond to defend Cates. • Both sides choose the remaining members of the jury. • Cates almost pulls out but doesn’t. • Howard is called to testify. • Rachel is called to testify and the end of Brady’s questioning emotionally destroys

  • Inherit The Wind

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    This 1960 movie was based on the play of the same name by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. Even though the story is based on fact, the authors claim that Inherit the Wind is not history. Only a few phrases have been taken from the actual transcript of the trial. To quote the authors, "So Inherit the Wind does not pretend to be journalism. It is theatre. It is not 1925. The stage directions set the time as 'Not too long ago'. It might have been yesterday. It could be tomorrow." The historical

  • A Bat in the Wind

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    A Bat in the Wind Assume you are a screenwriter in the year 2010. You have been commissioned to write a movie script about women's sports and current society. What is the theme? Who are the protagonists? What are the issues and how does the movie end? "A Bat in the Wind" Timeless themes of equality, truth and perseverance are presented in this heartwarming tale of one courageous softball player and the wiffle bat that she adored. It all begins one summer day shortly after Tegan's sixth

  • Inherit The Wind

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    In Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee’s tense drama, “Inherit the Wind”, three strong characters express powerful opinions: Bertrum Cates , Henry Drummond, and Mathew Harrison Brady. First, Bert Cates, the defendant, is charged with teaching “Darwinism” to his sophomore class . Second, Henry Drummond, the defense attorney for Cates, displays his beliefs of the right to think. third, Mathew Harrison Brady, the “big-shot” prosecuting attorney, illustrates his bigotry of creationism. To conclude, these

  • Shattered By The Wind

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    enough to kill Louise’s heart and end her life. While the scene outside Louise’s window provides her with a source of strength and a beautiful illusion, Ellen only sees darkness and despair. The scene outside her house only contains the “demented wind… [and] the dust [that] was thickening to an impenetrable fog” (155). The fog that is thickening outside her house is symbolic as it also represents the fog inside her own brain, that is destroying her moral and leading her to her insanity. The dust

  • Gone With the Wind

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    Gone With the Wind This is a film about contrast. In the film clip, lagre amount of contrast can be found between characters, lighting, the way of how colour is presented, the way of how camera being placed, and the way of how shots being taken. Misc-en-Scene From the film clip (and the whole film), the colour image is strong on contrast, not only the colour of the settings, the furnitures, and the costumes, also the colour contrast of indoor and outdoor. In the film

  • Inherit the Wind

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    014 Inherit the Wind, a play written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, has many extremely complex characters. Sarah Brady can easily be written off as a shallow character who’s only purpose is to follow her husband around, however, she is so much more than Matthew Harrison Brady’s personal cheerleading team. Mrs. Brady is motherly, empathetic, and incredibly supportive, and Brady would not have achieved anything without her. Her motherly instinct can make her seem weak and shallow, but in reality

  • Inherit the Wind

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    Inherit the Wind is about a 24-year-old teacher named Bertram T. Cates, who is arrested for teaching Darwin's Theory of Evolution to his junior high-class. Some high-profile Hillsboro town’s people press charges and have Cates arrested for teaching evolutionism in a stringent Christian town. A famous lawyer named Henry Drummond defends him; while a fundamentalist politician Matthew Harrison Brady prosecutes. The story takes place in Hillsboro, which is a small town in Tennessee. Cates is merely trying

  • Inherit The Wind

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    Inherit The Wind Rachel’s Quest for independence I think Rachel was looking for the ways for her independence and willing to protect Bert during the trial. Rachel believed that Bert was innocent. Rachel was in love with Bert, she knew that Bert was not a criminal and she wanted him to confess the court and the town’s people that he had done wrong, and it was all a joke and he was sorry for that. Rachel said to Bert, “Bert, why don’t you tell `em it was all a joke? Tell `em you didn’t mean

  • Wind Energy And Economy: Wind Power And The Economy

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    Wind Power and the Economy If you’ve ever been to Lubbock or Amarillo I’m sure you might have been blown away by just how strong the wind gusts are. Average wind speed in Texas varies from 11.17 m/h in Orange, Texas to 22.92 m in Coke, Texas. According to Merriam-Webster’s online encyclopedia wind power is the “use of the energy in winds to produce power. Though wind is irregular and spread out, it contains tremendous amounts of energy. Sophisticated wind turbines have been developed to convert

  • Wind Power: Renewable Energy And Wind Energy

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    Wind is caused by the uneven heating of the sun, and has been an energy source for a while now. So basically if the sun shines and still exists, wind will always exist as well, whether it is on planet Neptune or here on Earth. It is a renewable energy resource, meaning that it will always be here on Earth, so it doesn’t run out. This gives it a great advantage over fossil fuels, not to mention that fossil fuels harm the Earth in several ways. A lot of the wind energy today derives from turbines

  • Inherit The Wind

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    legal lives working together. Now each one strives to be superior, confident in their ways and beliefs, trying to out-do the other. Despite a common goal, the two gradually became very different people, as is evident in the play and movie,Inherit the Wind. Throughout the years, as each one fought cases, established a name for themselves, and gained popularity (or notoriety), they kept a careful watch on the other. Learning of the others triumphs, which pushed them to try even harder, become more set

  • Inherit the Wind

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    William Henry Drummond is a renowned, successful, and acclaimed lawyer. A reaction to his name could be extremely varied, depending on whom you’d ask in the 1925 world. To the majority of the people in Hillsboro, for example, Drummond is perceived as a “vicious, godless man,” who will undoubtedly lose the trial to the beloved Matthew Harrison Brady. The results however, showed otherwise. Countless impressions of him are changed by the end of the trial. Drummond has many positive character traits

  • Inherit the WInd

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    It has come to my attention that you are in search of another potential Oscar-winning role. With your eminent success in the 1988 film, Inherit the Wind, for which you were nominated for an Oscar award, I have found it most appropriate to search for a role in the same genre. With that being said, I had Paramount Pictures fax over role opportunities for their upcoming project, the film adaption of Henrik Ibsen’s play, An Enemy of the People. Paramount’s casting manager believes that you will be a

  • Wind Talkers

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    From 1942 to 1945 most of the assaults that the U.S Marines conducted involved Navajo code talkers, these assaults took place in the Pacific, where the battles were mainly against Japan’s army. The use of Navajo code talkers was suggested by a civil engineer Philip Johnston (Navajo Code Talkers: World War II Fact Sheet, 2014). Johnston had been raised on a Navajo reservation as the son of a missionary (Navajo Code Talkers: World War II Fact Sheet, 2014). He was one of the few non-Navajos who could