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; At the repeal of Prohibition, Kennedy and FDR's son James Roosevelt traveled to Scotland to buy distribution rights for Scotch whiskey. In addition, Kennedy had purchased spirits-importation rights from Schenley Industries, a firm in Canada. Richard J. Whalen, ''The Founding Father'', 1964. File:JPBostonLatin.jpg left thumb upright Waist high portrait of man in his teens wearing a suit, leaning to his left so his right shoulder is cut off Kennedy yearbook

influential band

released a CD EP (Extended play) titled Revisionist in 1993, and what would be their final CD, Illuminatus in 1995. After several line-up changes, GMS finally disbanded in 1997. Now regarded as a highly underrated, influential band ahead of its time, Green Magnet School is considered one of the seminal indie rock groups that sprouted from the fertile, post-grunge Boston music community of the late 1980s-early 1990s. The three offensive classes are the Scout, the Soldier, and the Pyro. The Scout (voiced by Nathan Vetterlein) is portrayed as a fast-talking baseball fan from Boston, Massachusetts (Boston), commons:Boston

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gdYDAAAAMBAJ&pg PA49 title Tai Chi Chaun's Little China Doll Comes To America last Wong first Sandy date December 1975 work Black Belt accessdate 22 January 2010 She still teaches and performs in the Boston area. She was one of the first to provide Chinese Chinese martial

arts wushu instruction in the West (Western countries). She gave the first demonstration of Combined Tai Chi Chuan (67 movements Combined Tai-Chi Chuan form) in the United States, and published the first description

of the technique in 1975. Mark won a gold medal at the first International Tournament of T'ai chi ch'uan in Wuhan City in 1984.

regular education

Charlestown , Boston, Massachusetts with a zip code of 02129. Charlestown High School is the only high school in Charlestown. Charlestown is part of Boston which means the school is part of the Boston Public School System. According to the article, "Focus On Children, the Boston Publics Schools School Report Card," of the students enrolled in 2003-2004, 70.6% were in regular education 7.1% in bilingual education, and 22.2% in the special education. The racial ethnic decomposition of the student population in the school was: 46.3% Black, 26.4% Hispanic, 19.5% Asian, and 7.6% White. The keel of the ''Galaxy'' was laid on 25 May 1995, she was launched from drydock in May 1996 and delivered to Celebrity Cruises on 10 October 1996. Following a promotional visit to Southampton, the ship sailed across the Atlantic Ocean without passengers. Further promotional visits in Boston, Philadelphia and Port Canaveral followed, after which the ship sailed to Port Everglades to begin her commercial career with Celebrity Cruises. Music "Take on Me" was the first single released by the band. An early version was recorded and released in late 1984 with an early music video. The song became a #3 hit in A-ha's native Norway but failed to chart in the United Kingdom. The band went back into the studio to re-record the song for the ''Hunting High and Low'' album, but a second UK release in early 1985 was again ignored. Before releasing their single in the United States, the band undertook the production of a new music video for the song, working with director Steve Barron. Barron had previously created hit videos for Toto (Toto (band)), Thomas Dolby, Culture Club and Michael Jackson, but the A-ha video was unlike any of his earlier work. A plot-driven amalgamation of live-action and rotoscope-style animation by husband-and-wife team Michael Patterson and Candace Reckinger, it drew inspiration from Patterson's animated film ''Commuter'' and the film ''Altered States''. The innovative video for "Take on Me" was first broadcast on local Boston music video station V-66 (WUTF-TV), and soon after given heavy rotation on MTV. '''Barneys New York''' is an American (United States) chain of luxury department stores headquartered in New York City. The chain owns large stores in New York City, Beverly Hills, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Las Vegas (Las Vegas Strip), and Scottsdale (Scottsdale, Arizona), and smaller stores in other locations across the United States. '''Massachusetts''' *Boston - Copley Place ( commons:Boston

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went on to win a one-game playoff (1978 American League East tie-breaker game) (5–4) on October 2 made famous by light hitting Bucky Dent's clutch three-run homer in the seventh inning (his fifth of the year). Ron Guidry would win his 25th game (against only three losses); Goose Gossage pitching the last innings picking up his 27th save, retiring hall of famer Carl Yastrzemski with a man on base for the final out. New York Yankees The New York Yankees

clubs. Overall, New York would win 48 of their last 68 games finishing the regular season in a dead-heat with Boston. The Yanks went on to win a one-game playoff (1978 American League East tie-breaker game) (5–4) on October 2 made famous by light hitting Bucky Dent's clutch three-run homer in the seventh inning (his fifth of the year). Ron Guidry would win his 25th game (against only three losses); Goose Gossage pitching the last innings picking up his 27th save

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;littmann62" In modern usage, the word ''puritan'' is often used to describe someone who has strict views on sexual morality, disapproves of recreation, and wishes to impose these beliefs on others. This popular image is more accurate

previous building

, as well as the development of the radiosonde in the 1930s. After attending the Montreal High School, at the age of 18 he started working for his brother's office in the Sun Life Building (Sun Life Building#Previous building) in Montreal. In 1895 he left for Boston where he spent three years in the office of Winslow and Wetherel; in the evenings he would study at the Boston Architectural Club. At the Boston Architectural Club he met Constant-Désiré Despradelles, Professor

Street, Boston, Suffolk County (Suffolk County, Massachusetts), Massachusetts USA, 02115 location The '''John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center''' located in Boston was built in 1988 from a design by architects Kallmann, McKinnell & Wood. It replaced a previous building, also a convention center, regarded as "ungainly." The 1988 design "attempted to relate in scale and materials to its Back Bay setting, adopting granite and setbacks... The severe gray interior is reminiscent of an early 20th-century German railroad station." AIA guide to Boston, 3rd ed. 2008; p.217. The Center is named after former Boston mayor John Hynes. Life and work Wales was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Wales was a graduate of Milton Academy, where he roomed with Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, whose father Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated. Wales graduated from Harvard University. He attended Hofstra Law School, where he graduated with distinction in 1979 and served as the Editor-in-Chief of the school's Law Review. DATE OF BIRTH 1952 PLACE OF BIRTH Boston, United States DATE OF DEATH October 11, 2001 Professional life In his youth Amos Tuck came to Hampton and from 1836 to 1838 was Headmaster of the Hampton Academy founded by his ancestors. He was admitted to the bar in 1838 and commenced practice in Exeter (Exeter, New Hampshire). He later became a trustee of Dartmouth College. After leaving politics, Tuck was commissioned as a Naval officer of the port of Boston 1861-1865; following the American Civil War, he resumed the practice of law and also engaged in railroad building, at which he gained significant success and wealth. In the same state, the Boston neighborhood of Charlestown, Massachusetts has its own local association to administer historical markers. commons:Boston

popular term

of abbreviation started that swept the United States, with the globally popular term OK (Okay) generally credited as a remnant of its influence.

nearby building

'''KASW''' is a full-service television station licensed to Phoenix, Arizona. It broadcasts in digital (ATSC) on UHF (ultra high frequency) channel 49 from a transmitter located on South Mountain (South Mountains (Arizona)) in Phoenix, on cable channel 6 on major Phoenix cable systems (which is used for station branding given the relatively its high virtual channel number), and several translators in northern and eastern Arizona. KASW's former channel 61 signal broadcast with 2,510 kW (Kilowatt), the second-highest of any Phoenix station. Currently, KASW is the second-largest CW affiliate (after Boston's WLVI) in terms of market size that is not owned by CBS Corporation or Tribune Broadcasting, both of which contributed stations at the merger announcement (previously, these stations were UPN or The WB stations, respectively). KASW is owned by Belo Corporation, in a duopoly (duopoly (broadcasting)) with KTVK. birth_date May 21, 1922 birth_place Boston, Massachusetts, United States death_date DATE OF BIRTH May 21, 1922 PLACE OF BIRTH Boston, Massachusetts, United States DATE OF DEATH Into the winter of 1943, she continued to carry vital fuels to ships and shore stations in Canada, Newfoundland, and Iceland. Then, in late March, she departed Boston to deliver fuel oil, aviation gas, and ammunition to Loch Ewe, Scotland. On 15 April, she turned westward with salt water ballast and a partial cargo of ammunition. On the 19th, she arrived at Reykjavík; and, on the 24th, she departed Iceland to join convoy ONS-5. Two days later, the rendezvous was completed, and the convoy of 43 merchant ships moved west on a course to maximize air coverage from bases on Iceland, Greenland, and Newfoundland. ''Kaweah'' recommissioned 16 December 1940, Commander Charles B. McVay III, USN in command. From early 1941 until late fall, she made oil runs between ports on the East Coast and the Caribbean. She arrived NS Argentia (Naval Station Argentia), Newfoundland (Dominion of Newfoundland), 17 November for duty in the North Atlantic. For the next 14 months she operated between Iceland, Greenland, and Boston, supplying the fleet with gasoline and diesel oil. She departed New York 13 January 1943 with a cargo of diesel oil for Casablanca, returning New York 12 March. ''Kaweah'' made another round trip cruise to Casablanca in April before resuming fueling operations at Halifax, Nova Scotia (City of Halifax), 26 June. For the remainder of 1943 she cruised in convoy between New England and Iceland supplying the fleet units with vital fuel. Between 18 January and 5 June ''Laramie'' made six runs to Baton Rouge, La., to transport fuel oil to Norfolk and Bermuda. She sailed from Norfolk to Bahia Bay, Brazil, via Guantanamo Bay (Guantanamo Bay Naval Base) 24 June to 21 July; operated along the Brazilian coast until 13 August; then returned to Norfolk 1 September for overhaul. Departing 11 October, she carried fuel oil via Boston and St. John’s (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador), Newfoundland (Newfoundland and Labrador), to Narsarssuak, Greenland, where she arrived 25 October. Commissioned as hostilities in Europe and Asia began to draw the United States ever closer to the conflict, ''Mattole'' was assigned to duties in the North Atlantic. Following America’s entry into the war, the oiler plied between New York, Boston, NS Argentia (Naval Station Argentia), and Reykjavík, supplying fuel to both shore stations and ships. On 13 November 1942, she departed New York in convoy to Casablanca, arriving 1 December. She remained off the coast of north Africa until the 22d, fueling ships operating in support of the Allied offensives against Axis forces and their desire for control of the Mediterranean. For the 18 months following her second commissioning, ''Rapidan'' carried fuel from the Texas oil ports to ships and stations in the Caribbean and along the U.S. Atlantic coast. Between September 1941 and November 1942, she supplied petroleum products to Atlantic Fleet units at Halifax (City of Halifax), NS Argentia (Naval Station Argentia), Reykjavík, Hvalfjörður, and various ports in Greenland. Then, after overhaul, she served as escort oiler on a convoy to Casablanca. On her return to New York, in early February 1943, ''Rapidan'' resumed operations off the northeast coast, steaming between New York, Boston, Portland, Maine, and Argentia until April when she got underway for her


'''Boston''' (pronounced Included in the CSA: MA counties: Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk and Worcester; NH counties: Belknap, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham and Strafford; RI counties (entire state): Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence and Washington (South County)

One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England.

The area's many colleges and universities make Boston an international center of higher education and medicine, and the city is considered to be a world leader in innovation for a variety of reasons.

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