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    Ted Kennedy was born, Edward Moore Kennedy in Boston, Massachusetts on February 22nd, 1932 (200 years later of George Washington’s birth). Ted Kennedy was the youngest of 9. Ted grew up in a privileged, Irish Catholic family. Rose Fitzgerald, his mother, also the daughter of Boston’s mayor, John “ Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald. Joseph P. Kennedy, his father was a millionaire businessman and held many important posts in and out of government. The family moved a lot do to the Joseph’s post. By the age of

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    What is a Hero?

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    1968, when “pressed for more useful information, I gave the names of the Green Bay Packers’ offensive line, and said they were members of my squadron.” Another portrayal of heroism, after being diagnosed with brain cancer in May of 2008, was Ted Kennedy, known as the Lion of the Senate. He made a surprise and forceful appearance at the Democratic National Convention, in August of 2008, where he spoke of “new hope that we will break the old gridlock and guarantee that every American will have

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    A young man sits solemnly at a desk in front of a wall full of books, holding eye contact with the camera for the briefest of moments before lowering his eyes to the papers before him and beginning his speech. The young man is Ted Kennedy, and the speech he is about to share with the camera and with his viewers will come to be known as the Chappaquiddick speech. Following the car crash that claimed the life of Mary Jo Kopechne, and the court cases, the speech was intended to tell Kennedy's side of

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    Some health care policy goals of society are delivery and financing of health care services. Health policy usually explains the movements engaged by governments; local, state, and national, to improve the society's health and welfare. It is a health care policy that stays more focused on discussing the health care needs of the majority of the population. The United States of America (USA) is the leading spender on health care than any other country (policy almanac, 2010). For years, health care expenditures

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    Eulogy for Friend

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    Eulogy for Friend Yesterday, as Martin's friends poured into town, I was struck by how many distinct sets of friends he had. Family, skaters, punks, his Swampland posse, his boys and his girls, Professors, colleagues, Ann Arbor friends, Chicago friends, cyberspace friends who'd never met him "in the flesh"... Trying to walk down the street with him was an exercise in frustration, as Martin's fans flocked to him like the Pied Piper. He was so much, to so many. One of his greatest gifts to us

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    Gender Gap in Our Society

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    Gender Gap in Our Society Language is a very powerful element. There are words in the English language that exist that are inherently biased against women. The language is arranged so that men are identified with glorified and exalted positions, and women are identified with more service-oriented positions in which men are dominating them. Even word pairs the bias is evident. In the English language, the masculine form of a word is almost always put before the feminine form of a word. Think

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    Presidential Debates

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    Presidential Debates Presidential debates are a modern television age creation. The nominees of the two major parties did not debate until 1960, when Republican candidate Richard Nixon faced challenger John Kennedy, the junior Democratic Senator from Massachusetts. This first debate helped Kennedy win the presidency because his youth and vitality showed through the television, and he seemed more energetic and enthusiastic than Nixon. Although the 1960 debates were popular with the public and broadcast

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    Politicians make use of negative campaigning to persuade voters to have negative views of their opponents. The way politicians are presented to voters is important because that can lead voters to voting for someone with more positive aspects. Although there can be other factors, now days many people turn to negative campaigning. Negative campaigning is when politician or party focuses on criticizing another politician or party rather than emphasizing their own positive qualities. Why negative campaigning

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    Chappaquiddick incident occurred during Richard Nixon's presidency. It involved Edward M. Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne, who died when Senator Kennedy drove his car of a cliff. After a party on Chappaquiddick island Kennedy and Kopechne started driving towards Edgartown. Kennedy to a wrong turn onto Dike bridge, which had no guardrails and the car plummeted into the sea. Kennedy saved himself but Kopechne died. Kennedy pleaded guilty when Kopechne’s body was found in his overturned car, and was sentenced

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    The TED talk starts out with Jamie Oliver, a famous professional chef, stating “in the next 18 minutes four Americans that are now alive will be dead, from food that they eat”. Then he talks about how America is the number one country for obesity and that on average your children will live ten years less than you. Jamie then puts a graph on the screen showing the number one cause of death in 2005 and it was heart disease; Jamie goes on to say it is because of what we eat. Next, Jamie talks of when

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