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Author: Space Science Summer Study. University of Iowa
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: space, board, science, national, academy, sciences, auspices, conducted, research, report, summer, study, review
Number of Pages: 612
Published: 1962
eBookDB-ID: NAP:15686
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Author: Mary V. Stremlow
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: world, war, marines, women, marine, fight, free
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 1996-11
ISBN-10: 0788135333
ISBN-13: 9780788135330

Contents: early planning; the first Women's Reserve (WR); early training: Holyoke & Hunter; training: Camp Lejeune; Reserve Officer's Class; specialist schools; uniforms; style; officer Winter & Summer dress; Summer service; Summer dress; handbags, shoes, & hose; utilities & exercise suits; grooming, handkerchiefs, & undergarments; aviation; matching skills to need; WR employment; administration of women; assistants for the WR; authority; assignment & housing; punishment; overseas; WR Band; epilogue: war's end. Maps & photos.
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Author: Richard Grayson
Publisher: Richard Grayson
Keywords: diaries, brooklyn
Number of Pages: 624
Published: 2010-08-15
ISBN-10: 0557591848
ISBN-13: 9780557591848

A compilation of all six books of Richard Grayson's diary entries: SUMMER IN BROOKLYN (1969-1975), AUTUMN IN BROOKLYN (1978), WINTER IN BROOKLYN (1971-72),SPRING IN BROOKLYN (1975), MORE SUMMER IN BROOKLYN (1976-79) and A YEAR IN ROCKAWAY (1980).
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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: program, summer, law, intern, honors, justice, allegations, politicized, hiring, department, investigation
Number of Pages: 115
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437916988
ISBN-13: 9781437916980

Describes the Dept. of Justice (DoJ) investigation concerning whether the political or ideological affiliations of applicants were improperly considered in the selection of candidates for the Attorney Generalżs Honors Program and the Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) from 2002 to 2006. The Honors Program is a highly competitive hiring program for entry-level attorneys in the DoJ, while the SLIP is a competitive paid summer internship program in the DoJ. Allegations regarding the politicization of the Honors Program and SLIP hiring process received widespread public attention in April 2007 due
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Author: Susan Fleming
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: summer, delays, travel, season, testimony, congressional, reducing, effect, system, airspace, dot, faa, limited, actions, national
Number of Pages: 35
Published: 2009-02-01
ISBN-10: 1437908241
ISBN-13: 9781437908244

More than 1 in 4 flights either arrived late or was canceled in `07 -- making it one of the worst years for delays in the last decade. Delays and cancellations were particularly evident at the 3 N.Y. airports -- Newark, Kennedy, and LaGuardia. To avoid a repeat of last summerżs problems, DoT and the FAA developed and implemented several actions to reduce congestion and delays for the summer 2008 travel season. This testimony addresses: (1) the trends in the extent and principal sources of flight delays and cancellations over the last 10 years; (2) the status of fed. govżt. actions to reduce
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Author: Richard Grayson
Publisher: Richard Grayson
Keywords: brooklyn, summer
Number of Pages: 235
Published: 2010-07-17
ISBN-10: 0557555736
ISBN-13: 9780557555734

The author of WITH HITLER IN NEW YORK, LINCOLN'S DOCTOR'S DOG, I SURVIVED CARACAS TRAFFIC and other short story collections has kept a daily diary for forty years, since he was 18 in the summer of 1969. Here are entries from his diary for summers from 1976 to 1979 as he struggles with adulthood and his fledgling writing career, from his first acceptances by magazines to the hardcover publication of his book by a large New York publisher. Set in 1970s New York City, this is a vivid picture of what it was like to be a struggling young artist in that era.
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Author: Laurence Brauer
Publisher: Half Meadow Press
Keywords: sierra, summer
Number of Pages: 206
Published: 2011-09-15
ISBN-10: 0972326987
ISBN-13: 9780972326988

A Summer in the High Sierra is Laurence Brauer's journal of a 38-day solo round trip of the timberline country from Yosemite to Kings Canyon, along with an Epilogue of a ten day trip one year later. Traveling outside cultural and religious doctrines, Brauer examines the assumptions of human societies and find that neither the rational deconstructions of science nor the leap of faith of religion contain the breadth and depth of nature's message. Seeing beyond our dualistic doctrines, he redefines our concepts of human nature, evolution, and spirituality.
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