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  • Proposed Increase For The 2003 Pentagon Budget
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    ASHINGTON, Jan. 6 - The Pentagon is pushing for a substantial increase, in the range of $20 billion or more, for its 2003 budget, confident that the war on terrorism has strengthened Congressional and public support for rebuilding the armed services, senior military officials say. Even as Congress is projecting a budget deficit next year, the Pentagon is arguing that it will need significantly more money to cover rising health care costs, stockpile precision-guided munitions and accelerate an ar...
  • President Nixon
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    ton, D.C., on the evening of June 17, 1972.2 They were there to plant electronic bugging devices in the telephones of top Democratic party officials. Once caught, these seven 'plumbers,' as they were called by the media -- including one E. Howard Hunt, a former U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent and writer of spy novels who was working for the Nixon ReElection Committee -- were, in time, traced to the White House. That bungled effort to break into the Democratic party headquarters led ...
  • Nixon White House
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    Watergate: Was The Nixon White House Involved? What was Watergate? 'Watergate' is a term used to describe a complex web of political scandals occurring between 1972 and 1974. On January 20, 1969, Richard M. Nixon had become the thirty-seventh president of the United States. As Nixon entered the White House, he was "full of bitterness and anger about past defeats, and about years of perceived slights from others in the political establishment". Nixon, a Republican, once stated that, "Washington i...
  • Watergate Scandal Richard Millhouse Nixon
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    All The President's Men Richard Nixon's first term as president will always be connected with the Watergate scandal, the biggest political scandal in United States history. Various illegal activities were conducted including burglary, wire tapping, violations of campaign financing laws, sabotage, and attempted use of government agencies to harm political opponents to help Richard Nixon win reelection in the 1972 presidential elections. There were about 40 people charged with crimes related to th...
  • White House Tapes
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    Watergate Scandal Watergate was a designation of a major U.S. scandal that began with the burglary and wiretapping of the Democratic party's headquarters, later engulfed President Richard M. Nixon and many of his supporters in a variety of illegal acts and culminated in the first resignation of a U.S. president. The burglary was committed on June 17, 1972, by five men who were caught in the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate apartment and office complex in Washington D...
  • Walker's Return From Afghanistan
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    'American Taliban' Arrives Back in U.S. By LARRY MARGA SAK. c The Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Jan. 23) - John Walker Walker, the young Muslim convert accused of joining al-Qaida soldiers in Afghanistan, returned to the United States Wednesday under FBI custody to face criminal charges that he conspired to kill fellow Americans. Walker flew back aboard a military cargo plane amid high secrecy and tight security, roughly two years after he left the United States for Yemen to study Arabic and...
  • Nixon's Presidency
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    Richard Nixon's presidency is one of the most examined, analyzed and discussed, yet least understood, of all the American administrations in history (Genovese 1). While many factors still remain to be discovered, and many mysteries are left to be resolved, we need to do the best that we can to make sense of this secretive president of our past and his era. He is the one American figure about whom very few people don't have strong feelings for. Nixon is loved and hated, honored and mocked (Genove...
  • Grandma's Success
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    I agree with Sigmund Friend that one needs both purposeful works and meaningful love to be considered a success. According to the Webster's New World College dictionary success is defined as "a result; outcome; a favorable a satisfactory outcome or result; something having such an outcome; the gaining of wealth, fame, rank etc; a successful person. In the community, in which I live success, is based on materialistic thing, such as cars, jewelry and clothing. At my school, Metro High, amongst my ...
  • 1972 Nixon
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    Nixon-Mini Test 1. What is Watergate Watergate is a building and it's name has been given to a United States political scandal. 2. Who had their HQ there The Democratic National Party Committee. 3. What did Nixon want in 1972 Nixon wanted a re-election. 4. What happened on 17th June 1972 5 burglars in surgical gloves were caught in Watergate Building and arrested. The men were carrying rolls of film, cameras and US $1,754.5. How did Nixon reason to news of the break-in Nixon denied all knowledge...
  • Nixons Involvement In The Scandal
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    Watergate In June of 1972 an event occurred that changed the course of history. On June 12, 1972 there was a break-in at the Watergate Hotel. When the police arrived they found 5 men equipped with electronic bugging devices and burglary tools at the headquarters for the Democratic National Convention. Two of the individuals were James McCord and G. Gordon Liddy, both members of the committee to re-elect the president. A third suspect was E. Howard Hunt, a former CIA agent and White House aide. W...
  • President's House
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    For two hundred years, the White House has stood as a symbol of the Presidency, the United States government, and the American people. Its history, and the history of the nation's capital, began when President George Washington signed an Act of Congress in December of 1790 declaring that the federal government would reside in a district "not exceeding ten miles square on the river Potomac". President Washington, together with city planner Pierre L Enfant, chose the site for the new residence, wh...
  • Poor White Trash Class Over The Blacks
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    Written as it was, at the ebb of the 1930's, a decade of social, economic, and cultural tumult, the decade of the Great Depression, William Faulkner's short story "Barn Burning" may be read and discussed in our classrooms as just that-a story of the '30's, for "Barn Burning" offers students insights into these years as they were lived by the nation and the South and captured by our artists. This story was first published in June of 1939 in Harper's Magazine and later awarded the 0. Henry Memoria...
  • White House And The Crp
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    On the night of Saturday, June 17, 1972, police arrested five burglars in the act of bugging the Democratic National Headquarters at the Watergate Apartment complex. The five men were discovered crouched behind a desk wearing business suits, carrying a large sum of cash and walkie-talkies. The five men were James W. McCord, Jr., Bernard L. Barker, Frank A. Sturgis, Virgilio R. Gonzales, and Eugenio R. Martinez. The following day, June 18, the men were charged with second-degree burglary. Astonis...
  • White House Tapes From The Courts
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    During the night of June 17, 1972, five burglars broke into the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate office complex in Washington, DC. Investigation into the break-in exposed a trail of abuses that led to the highest levels of the Nixon administration and ultimately to the President himself. President Nixon resigned from office under threat of impeachment on August 9, 1974. The break-in and the resignation form the boundaries of the events we know as the Watergate affair...
  • Average Certain Ethnic Minority Groups
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    DISADVANTAGED ETHNIC MINORITIES HOUSING & EMPLOYMENT In this essay it is my intention to show with the aid of statistical data that on the whole ethnic minorities are disadvantaged within British society with a particular focus on the areas of housing provision and standards, and employment levels. Despite a society legally committed to promoting greater equality through the Race Relation Act 1976, I shall attempt to show possible causes for this continuing disadvantage although constraints on t...
  • House And Snow White
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    When most children are young, they learn the story of Snow White and the seven dwarfs. Little girls are intrigued by her beauty and innocence and of how her prince charming comes to rescue her and take her off to live happily ever after. The Brothers Grimm version of Snow White is more gruesome and bold than the Disney version. It begins with Snow White's mother pricking her finger on a needle and dropping blood on the snow. She wished for a child as "white as snow, as red as blood, and as black...
  • Key Of My House Door
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    Have a peak to a clear (ed) mind. Subject matter: The house of your dreams... , 3 yellow toilets, ... one kitchen, a big, big... big bed with a quite big big heart on the top of it... (M. B 21 years old, libidinal pre- adolescent issues) This kind of descriptive molasses of black & white thoughts... with yellow toilets, appears in cases particularly personal projections. "If required to express opinions of general interest such as truth, happiness, freedom, 3rd world situation etc. will promptly...

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