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The Craft of Negotiation: "A Walk in the Woods" in Sierra Madre

It is one of the oddities of the arts. On the same weekend that Robert Redford returns to the screen in a film called “A Walk in the Woods” at the Sundance Festival, a play also called “A Walk in the Woods” – but a completely different walk in completely different woods – opens at the Sierra Madre Playhouse. 557 more words

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The Cold War on Terror

The Cold War never really ended. It simply had it’s name changed to The War on Terror.

Documentaries

Twilight Struggle: Rewriting the Cold War.

Regan’s demand for Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall happened a few years before I was even a thought. The wall was dismantled mere months after my birth. 935 more words

Ramblings Of An Engineer

Dem Think Obama Easy!

Two spelling systems are used for the Jamaican language below. The first, which I call ‘chaka-chaka’, is based on English spelling. The second, ‘prapa-prapa’, is the specialist phonetic system designed by the Jamaican linguist Frederic Cassidy. 1,802 more words

Barack Obama

Person of Interest 04×10 ‘The Cold War’: It has begun

Apparently this week’s Person of Interest was the first part of a trilogy of episodes revolving around the Samaritan vs. Machine battle that this season has been setting up. 62 more words

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'The Story Of America's Man-In-Space Programs' - General Dynamics' 1964 Super Space Cards Deck

These space cards tell a story – the story of America’s man-in-space programs. The hearts deal with the human element, the clubs portray the sciences, the spades show products and the diamonds depict modern aerospace management without which the other three elements could not be successful.

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1960s

Military And Air Transport

The book I read to research this post was Military Air Transport Operations Volume 6 by Keith Chapman which is a very good book that I bought from a local secondhand bookstore. 301 more words

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