Biography

William Glasser (1925-2013)

William Glasser was a contemporary psychiatrist who developed reality therapy and choice theory. Professional Life William Glasser was born on May 11, 1925 in Ohio. He attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, where he studied clinical psychology, earning his BS and MA, and finally his MD in psychiatry in 1953. He completed his psychiatric training in Los Angeles, California at UCLA and the Veterans Administration Center between 1954 and 1957. Glasser maintained a private practice in Los Angeles from 1956–1986. In the 70s, when he became familiar with control theory systems through the writings of scientist William T.

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‘Yaariyan’ actor Himansh Kohli to star in ‘Abhi Nahi Toh Kabhi Nahi’

Written by Geety Sahgal | Mumbai | Updated: January 23, 2015 12:01 am Actor Himansh Kohli, who was last seen in Yaariyan, has joined the cast of Abhi Nahi Toh Kabhi Nahi. Actor Himansh Kohli, who was last seen in Yaariyan, has joined the cast of Abhi Nahi Toh Kabhi Nahi. This is Kohli’s second film after Yaariyan. ANTKN, which is a family entertainer, will have nine actors that include Pankaj Kapur, Kay Kay Menon, Lara Dutta, Rajeev Khandelwal and Kapur’s daughter Sanah Kapur who has already made her acting debut in Vikas Bahl’s Shaandar. The names of the other three actors including a male debutante as another hero will be announced shortly.

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A Brief Biography of Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison. NPS Photo People often say Edison was a genius. He answered, "Genius is hard work, stick-to-it-iveness, and common sense. " Thomas Alva Edison was born February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio (pronounced MY-lan). In 1854, when he was seven, the family moved to Michigan, where Edison spent the rest of his childhood. "Al," as he was called as a boy, went to school only a short time. He did so poorly that his mother, a former teacher, taught her son at home. Al learned to love reading, a habit he kept for the rest of his life. He also liked to make experiments in the basement.

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Virtual Jewish World: Bologna, Italy

Bologna is a city in north-central Italy with a documented evidence of a Jewish presence since 1353, when the Jewish banker Gaius Finzi from Rome took up his residence in the quartier of Porta Procola. In the second half of the 14th century, around 15 Jewish families settled in the city. In 1416, at the time of the papal election, a vigilance committee of Jewish notables from various parts of Italy met in Bologna to discuss the submission of an official letter to Pope Martin V in order to improve the condition of the Jews. In 1417 the bishop of Bologna compelled the Jews there to wear the Jewish badge and to limit their activities as loan bankers.

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Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening - Electronic Library

In this area you'll find "e-texts" of all the works featured in the documentary, including Chopin's novel The Awakening in its entirety. Also included are additional short stories not discussed in the program. The Awakening Chopin's major work, a novel, was published in 1899. Since she was well-established as a national writer of note, it was reviewed by all major national critics, who universally condemned it as "shocking" and "immoral. " It is the story of a young matron's gradual awakening to her own sexual and individual "being," and longing for an independence that society would not permit her.

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Booker T. Washington

PeopleNostalgiaCelebrityHistory & CultureCrime & ScandalVideo PeopleNostalgiaCelebrityHistory & CultureCrime & ScandalVideo Educator, Civil Rights Activist (1856–1915) NameBooker T. WashingtonOccupationEducator, Civil Rights ActivistBirth DateApril 5, 1856Death DateNovember 14, 1915EducationWayland Seminary in Washington, D. C. , Hampton Normal and Agricultural InstitutePlace of BirthHale's Ford, VirginiaPlace of DeathTuskegee, AlabamaAKABooker T. WashingtonBooker WashingtonFull NameBooker Taliaferro Washington Educator Booker T. Washington was one of the foremost African-American leaders of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, founding the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, now known as Tuskegee University.

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vicki l ruiz biography

By Valerie J. Matsumoto, University of California, Los Angeles From the Presidential Address booklet, 2016 AHA Annual Meeting History has captivated Vicki L. Ruiz since childhood, beginning with the family stories recounted by her mother and grandmother at the kitchen table. The everyday struggles and accomplishments of food-processing workers, field hands, and daring flappers have informed her sense of the past. Throughout her work she has delineated how the journeys of immigrants and their children entail not only a physical movement through space but also an internal dimension, as old selves are tested and new identities fashioned.

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Obituary: Lynden David Hall

For a time in the late 1990s, Lynden David Hall, who has died of cancer aged 31, was British soul music's boy most likely to. It was anticipated that he would achieve a good dollop of stardom, thus raising the profile of British R&B, always a cottage industry compared to the might of its American counterpart. His trajectory fell considerably short of predictions, but artists such as Craig David and the Brit-winning Lemar are indebted to him for creating a "conscious" alternative to the macho, status-obsessed American R&B, a musical form redefined in the era of post-disco soul and funk.

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George Orwell | British author

Alternative Title: Eric Arthur Blair George Orwell , pseudonym ofEric Arthur Blair (bornJune 25, 1903 ,Motihari , Bengal,India —diedJanuary 21, 1950 ,London ,England ), English novelist, essayist, and critic famous for his novels Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-four (1949), the latter a profound anti- utopian novelthat examines the dangers oftotalitarianrule. Born Eric Arthur Blair, Orwell never entirely abandoned his original name, but his first book, Down and Out in Paris and London, appeared in 1933 as the work of George Orwell (the surname he derived from the beautiful River Orwell in East Anglia).

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Directory of Textile Artists | Mrs Arty Textiles: Freelance Designer & Education Consultant on WordPress.com

This page contains some of the most useful and inspiring textile artists and makers used within my teaching. My students have found endless links between their own developing themes and the work of the FABULOUS people on the list below. I hope you will find them useful too – please check back regularly as the list will be updated whenever I find someone new. Textile artists and makers who use recycled materials in their work Susan Stockwell: Uses a range of used papers including maps and currency to create politically charged pieces of work. Stitch is used to fuse elements together.

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