Setting the Record Straight
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|Author||: David Barton|
|Editor||: Wallbuilder Press|
A unique view of the religious and moral heritage of African Americans that has been expertly intertwined with untold, yet significant stories from our rich African American political history. The material presented is ground-breaking and revolutionary; leaving viewers inspired and educated.
|Author||: Lee Binz The Homescholar,Lee Binz|
Give Your Homeschooler the Advantage in the High Stakes College Admission Sweepstakes! Parents who consider homeschooling their children through high school are often consumed by insecurity - "Are we ruining their college chances?" Well, worry no more! When it comes to college admissions and scholarships, homeschoolers have what the colleges are looking for! "Setting the Records Straight" will provide you the tools and information you need to create homeschool records to perfectly document your amazing homeschool education in a way that will demand attention. You CAN craft high school transcripts and records that gain choice college admission and win BIG scholarships. Lee Binz, The HomeScholar, has helped thousands of parents create outstanding homeschool transcripts and records. Her proven system will teach you how to present your child to colleges in the best possible light. You'll learn: * How to build a winning homeschool transcript, regardless of your homeschool methods or style. * How to create credible grades and credits, even if you don't give tests * How to provide the exact records the colleges are looking for. "Your transcripts and records were the best organized and documented I have seen." - Bryan Jones, Associate Admissions Director at Seattle Pacific University "This is a must-read for those of us planning to homeschool through high school. If you are thinking about high school records, this book will answer all your questions!" - Heidi Strawser, The Old Schoolhouse Magazine "This book was the most VALUABLE tool I've seen on the nuts and bolts of transcripts and course descriptions! You literally answered EVERY question that came to mind." - Lori MacMath, Heart of the Matter Magazine "With humor, understanding, and simple step-by-step instructions, you'll be encouraged and equipped to consolidate your educational experiences with excellence." - Ann Dunagan, Author of The Mission Minded Family
|Author||: Noel Doig,Joan Doig,Jacqueline Germin,Debra Marshall|
Most people know that in 1962 Saskatchewan became the "birthplace of Medicare" and that the rest of Canada soon followed. However, few people today remember the political fight that the people of Saskatchewan and its doctors waged in opposition to their government's plan. In Setting the Record Straight, the events of that year are vividly remembered by one who not only witnessed it, but was an active participant. In the 50th anniversary of Saskatchewan's Medical Care Insurance Act, Dr. Noel Doig presents for the first time what the introduction of Medicare meant from the perspective of the doctors and patients of Saskatchewan at the time. With rich storytelling detail, and punctuated by the witty political cartoons of the late Saskatoon Star Phoenix/Regina Leader Post artist Ed Sebestyen, Doig recounts in dramatic fashion the story of how politics trumped principle. Setting the Record the Record Straight is written to ensure that the physicians' untold story of the Medicare crisis is accurately recorded for the posterity by one who made a promise to his colleagues that he would do so in their memory. It is not intended to present prescriptions for the present or future. It is Doig's life legacy: the culmination of a career devoted to his patients and to advocacy for the best medical care systems and practices for them - regardless of the implications for their doctors, or for politicians. Experience teaches us to ignore history at our peril as it has a tendency to repeat itself. In that context, this memoir is an important and timely piece of Saskatchewan and Canadian medical and social history. The lessons of the history are particularly important now, as the future of Canada's medical system is being hotly debated. Health care is consistently a top-of-mind issue for Canadians in every political poll. Additionally, the relevance of these issues extends southward as Americans continue to scrutinize their health care system and versions of Medicare, including Canada's. It is a dominant domestic issue of the upcoming 2012 Presidential election campaign, and will undoubtedly influence voters' choice of the next U.S. President.
|Author||: Peter Swan,Nick Johnson|
|Editor||: The History Press|
England appearances, a courtroom drama and a spell in prison were just the start. He later returned to Sheffield Wednesday's first team before going into management and guiding Matlock town to the FA Trophy, but since retiring he has faced an increasing battle with Alzheimers. Setting the Record Straight lifts the lid on what was termed 'the biggest sports scandal of the century' and all that happened afterwards for this outstanding footballer.
|Author||: Eli Faber|
|Editor||: NYU Press|
In the wake of the civil rights movement, a great divide has opened up between African American and Jewish communities. What was historically a harmonious and supportive relationship has suffered from a powerful and oft-repeated legend, that Jews controlled and masterminded the slave trade and owned slaves on a large scale, well in excess of their own proportion in the population. In this groundbreaking book, likely to stand as the definitive word on the subject, Eli Faber cuts through this cloud of mystification to recapture an important chapter in both Jewish and African diasporic history. Focusing on the British empire, Faber assesses the extent to which Jews participated in the institution of slavery through investment in slave trading companies, ownership of slave ships, commercial activity as merchants who sold slaves upon their arrival from Africa, and direct ownership of slaves. His unprecedented original research utilizing shipping and tax records, stock-transfer ledgers, censuses, slave registers, and synagogue records reveals, once and for all, the minimal nature of Jews' involvement in the subjugation of Africans in the Americas. A crucial corrective, Jews, Slaves, and the Slave Trade lays to rest one of the most contested historical controversies of our time.
|Author||: Morris Engelberg,Marv Schneider,Henry Kissinger|
|Editor||: MVP Books|
Describes the life of the Yankee Clipper, covering his thirteen-year baseball career, including his fifty-six game hitting streak, and his relationships with his teammates, family, and his ex-wife, Marilyn Monroe.
|Author||: Robert K. Logan|
|Editor||: Key Publishing House|
The past two decades, beginning with the public's use of the Internet in 1994 and continuing with the emergence of notebook computers, smart phones, tablets, e-readers, blogs, wikis, Twitter, and social media, has seen the most rapid evolution of communications and its impact on every aspect of society from commerce to education and from culture to government. Digital media are impacting every aspect of our lives, but they are more in control of us than we are of them. The ideas of Marshall McLuhan, scholar, social critic, literary critic, poet, and artist, can provide the kind of guidance we need, but sadly he is misunderstood by most. This book posits that McLuhan holds the key to our understanding of the new digital media. Marshall McLuhan was one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. This book will set the record straight and provide a guide to and insights into the thinking of Marshall McLuhan. This book is the medium and Marshall is the message.
|Author||: Michael Barrymore|
Michael Barrymore is one of Britain's favourite entertainers. His appearances on Saturday night TV in the 1980s and 90s were unforgettable and the relationship he built with the audience unique. However, following the tragic death of Stuart Lubbock in Michael's swimming pool in 2001, his career ground to a halt. AWRIGHT NOW is Michael's story. He takes us through his rollercoaster life, from his poor London childhood, his work as a Butlin's Redcoat, through to TV and tabloid fame. At the height of his popularity, he suffered increasing alcohol problems and split from his wife of twenty years, Cheryl. In the fall-out, he admitted that he was homosexual and endured horrendous press intrusion into his private life. Then in 2001, came the terrible death of Stuart Lubbock. Michael tells of his despair following the tragedy and how his world fell apart. Despite tabloid accusations that he had somehow caused Stuart's death, Michael was found innocent. Since 2001, Michael has endured some dark moments but through determination and the love of his friends, he is now picking up the pieces. His remarkable TV comeback on Celebrity Big Brother has catapulted him back into the spotlight and a new Channel 4 series is planned for the autumn 2006.
|Author||: Carl Scully|
In his memoir, Carl Scully brings a confronting perspective to the challenges an aspiring politician experiences daily to achieve political success, from winning pre-selection to campaigning for election, and once elected, retaining ministerial longevity all while delivering significant road and rail infrastructure for the community.
|Author||: Scott W. Atlas|
|Editor||: Hoover Press|
In Excellent Health offers an alternative view of the much maligned state of health care in America, using facts and peer-reviewed data to challenge the statistics often cited as evidence that medical care in the United States is substandard and poor in value relative to that of other countries. The author proposes a complete plan for reform in three critical areas of the health care puzzle—tax structure, private insurance markets, and government health insurance programs—designed to maintain choice and access to excellence and facilitate competition.
|Author||: Debbie Nelson|
|Editor||: Phoenix Books, Inc.|
Provides a detailed account of the rap musician's childhood and early career from the perspective of his mother, including behavioral problems and depression in his youth and his fabricated past that slandered his mother.