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June 13, 1947

My dear Marion:

Boy, is it ever raining out.  I don’t think I ever saw it rain so hard in my life; all the lights were out and the hotel was a mad house.  396 more words


Visual Character Development Techniques in Brighton Rock

Graham Greene provides a great deal of descriptive language in the novel Brighton Rock to further the reader’s understanding of Pinkie Brown’s sociopathic character. The novel’s film adaptation, of course, has no narrator. 545 more words

Rolls Royce Made 1947 Bentley Mark VI Table Lamp

£600.00 |

This elegant table lamp has been made from the front spotlight and bumper of a 1947 Mark VI Bentley. It is unique, and has been fitted with a plug to fit any three pronged household socket. 62 more words


(1947) The Apple Pan, West L.A.

Had an afternoon free, so I went for lunch at the Apple Pan. It’s on a busy street across from a mall, surrounded by shops, but the building is a little white house with green shutters  and always seems to me to be miles away from everything around it. 989 more words

Dishonesty: From Necklace to Shameless

By:      Aasef Chauhdry

The higher you go the greedier you get. Isn’t it matters of great shame that one of the ex prime ministers while leaving the office took away a precious necklace presented to the second lady by the Turk first lady at that time? 1,008 more words


How the G.I. Bill Changed the Face of Higher Education in America

On June 22, 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act, better known as the G.I. Bill. Fearing the consequences of millions of veterans returning from war to scarce employment and housing opportunities, Roosevelt passed the legislation to offer unemployment compensation, home and business loans and tuition support. 344 more words