American Experience is a television program airing on the Public Broadcasting Service in the United States. The program airs documentaries, many of which have won awards, about important or interesting events and people in American history; the series premiered on October 4, 1988 and was titled The American Experience, but the article "The" was dropped during a rebrand and image update. The show has had a presence on the Internet since 1995, more than 100 American Experience programs are accompanied by their own internet websites, which have more background information on the subjects covered as well as teachers' guides and educational companion materials; the show is produced by WGBH-TV in Boston, though in the early seasons of the show, it was co-produced by other PBS stations such as WNET in New York City. Some programs now considered part of the American Experience collection were produced prior to the creation of the series. Vietnam: A Television History was one of them, airing in 1983 after taking six years to assemble.
In 2006, American Experience rebroadcast Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, the first half of the award-winning 1986 documentary series about the Civil Rights Movement during the 1950s and 1960s. American Experience has received positive reviews from television critics and parents of young children. Of The Baltimore Sun wrote, "TV's finest history series ever." 2014 Emmy Award Winner, Episode: "JFK" 2011 Peabody Award Winner, Episodes: "Triangle Fire", "Freedom Riders" and "Stonewall Uprising" 2010 Emmy Award Winner, Episode: "My Lai" 2010 Peabody Award Winner, Episode: "My Lai" 2006 Emmy Award Winner, Episode: "Two Days in October" 2005 Peabody Award Winner, Episode: "Two Days in October" 2004 Peabody Award Winner, Episode: "Tupperware!" 2003 Peabody Award WInner, Episode: "The Murder of Emmett Till" 2002 Peabody Award Winner, Episode: "Monkey Trial" 1999 Peabody Award Winner, Episode: "Playing the China Card" 1998 Peabody Award Winner, Episode: "America 1900" 1998 Peabody Award Winner, Episode: "Riding the Rails" American Experience website American Experience on IMDb American Experience at TV.com
This is a complete list of former members of the United States House of Representatives whose last names begin with the letter I. The number of years the representative/delegate has served in Congress indicates the number of terms the representative/delegate has. Note the representative/delegate can serve non-consecutive terms if the representative/delegate loses election and wins re-election to the House. 2 years - 1 or 2 terms 4 years - 2 or 3 terms 6 years - 3 or 4 terms 8 years - 4 or 5 terms 10 years - 5 or 6 terms 12 years - 6 or 7 terms 14 years - 7 or 8 terms 16 years - 8 or 9 terms 18 years - 9 or 10 terms 20 years - 10 or 11 terms 22 years - 11 or 12 terms 24 years - 12 or 13 terms 26 years - 13 or 14 terms 28 years - 14 or 15 terms 30 years - 15 or 16 terms 32 years - 16 or 17 terms 34 years - 17 or 18 terms 36 years - 18 or 19 terms 38 years - 19 or 20 terms 40 years - 20 or 21 terms 42 years - 21 or 22 terms 44 years - 22 or 23 terms 46 years - 23 or 24 terms 48 years - 24 or 25 terms 50 years - 25 or 26 terms 52 years - 26 or 27 terms 54 years - 27 or 28 terms 56 years - 28 or 29 terms 58 years - 29 or 30 terms Congressional Biographical Directory
Reina Lewis is a British art historian and author. She is a Professor of Cultural Studies at the London College of Fashion at the University of the Arts London. Lewis was born in northeast London, she studied fine art at the University of Leeds. Lewis' research has focused upon postcolonial history, Middle Eastern and Ottoman women's history, gender studies and studies of other minority groups, her 2015 book Muslim Fashion focused on over ten years of research into the subject, in particular the use of the hijab as a fashion statement. The launch of the book was combined with a London College of Fashion panel discussion on "Muslim Fashion: recent histories, future directions". In 2016, she was an introducer for the foundation of the British Asian Fashion Network. Lewis has written for the New York Times, The Guardian, The Times and Marie Claire magazine, has featured on BBC Radio 4. Gendering Orientalism: Race and Representation ISBN 0415124905 Rethinking Orientalism: Women and the Ottoman Harem ISBN 1860647308 Gender, Modernity & Liberty: Middle Eastern and Western Women's Writings: A Critical Sourcebook ISBN 9781860649578 The poetics and politics of place: Ottoman Istanbul and British orientalism ISBN 9780295991108 Modest fashion: styling bodies, mediating faith.
Dress Cultures ISBN 9781780763828 Muslim Fashion: Contemporary Style Cultures ISBN 978-0-8223-5914-2 Uncovering Modesty: Dejabis and Dewigies Expanding the Parameters of the Modest Fashion Blogosphere ISSN 1362-704XSource
Irving Arnold Noren was an American professional baseball and basketball player. He was an outfielder in the Major Leagues from 1950 through 1960 for the Washington Senators, New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers, he played for the National Basketball League's Chicago American Gears in 1946–47. In his baseball career, Noren was a minor league manager and the third-base coach of the 1972–73 World Series champion Oakland Athletics; as a player and coach between 1950 and 1975, Noren was a member of five world championship teams. He died at his home in Oceanside, California on November 15, 2019 two weeks before his 95th birthday. Noren was born in Jamestown, New York, but grew up from the age of 12 in Pasadena, where he graduated from high school. Noren attended Pasadena City College and played basketball as well as baseball, his collegiate career was interrupted by service in the United States Army during World War II. The 6 ft, 190 lb Noren batted left-handed.
His pro baseball career began in 1946 when he was signed by the Dodgers while they were still in Brooklyn, but 14 years and the transfer of the team to Los Angeles would pass before he'd wear a Dodger uniform. During his four seasons in Brooklyn's farm system, he was named Most Valuable Player of the 1948 Double-A Texas League. In 1949, playing for an earlier "hometown" franchise, the Hollywood Stars, Noren won the Triple-A Pacific Coast League's MVP Award, hitting.330 with 224 hits, 29 home runs and 130 runs batted in. But the Dodgers had no room for Noren in their outfield in Brooklyn and sold his contract to the American League Washington Senators at the close of the 1949 campaign. Noren responded with a standout 1950 rookie season, he batted.295, established career highs in hits, home runs and RBI, finished 15th in the league's MVP race. His sophomore season, 1951, saw only a slight falloff to a.279 batting average and 86 RBI. But 12 games into his third campaign with the Senators, 1952, Noren was sent on May 3 to the Yankees in a six-player trade that brought Jackie Jensen to Washington.
For the next 41⁄2 seasons, Noren would be a valuable platoon outfielder for Casey Stengel's Yankees, appearing in three World Series, all against his original organization, Brooklyn. He started four games as the Yankees' centerfielder in the 1955 World Series, filling in, along with right-handed-swinging Bob Cerv, for an injured Mickey Mantle, but Noren went only 1-for-16. He would hit only.148 in the three Series. His best regular season as a Yankee came in 1954, when he batted a career-high.319 in 125 games played. New York finished second to the Cleveland Indians. All told, Noren hit.272 with 31 homers during his 488-game tenure in the Bronx. Noren's trade to the Kansas City Athletics in February 1957 signaled his transition to journeyman status, as he appeared for four teams in the next four seasons, but he turned in strong performances for the 1957 Cardinals and the 1959 Cubs, batting over.300 each time in part-time duty, before closing his career back in Southern California with the transplanted Dodgers as a pinch hitting specialist in 1960.
Altogether, Noren played in 1,093 games over 11 MLB seasons. He collected 857 hits, including 157 doubles, 35 triples and 65 home runs, with 453 RBI, he batted.275 lifetime. Defensively, he recorded a. 982 fielding percentage at all first base. After his playing days were over, Noren managed the Triple-A Hawaii Islanders in 1962–63, where he would fine players $50 if they showed up too sunburned to play baseball; the Islanders went 158–153 during those two seasons, but did not qualify for the Pacific Coast League playoffs. He scouted for the expansion Senators in 1964, spent 1965–69 out of professional baseball managed in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system in 1970. From 1971 through 1973, Noren served on the coaching staff of Oakland A's manager Dick Williams, a fellow Pasadena High School alumnus and former minor league teammate, he was a member of the 1971 American League West Division champions, worked with two consecutive AL pennant-winners and World Series champions in 1972–73. When Williams resigned after the 1973 title, Noren remained on the Oakland staff of new manager Alvin Dark.
But he and Dark clashed and on July 8, 1974, Noren was replaced as third-base coach by Bobby Winkles—denying Noren a third consecutive World Series title when the Athletics went on to defeat the Dodgers in that year's Fall Classic. Noren spent one more season in the big leagues as a coach with the 1975 Cubs. Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference, or Retrosheet
In August 1944 is a 2001 Russian-Belarusian action film directed by Mikhail Ptashuk. A Soviet counter-intelligence team are assigned to track down a group of German spies in Belarus following Operation Bagration as Soviet armies drive into Poland. Yevgeny Mironov as Capt. Pavel Alekhin Vladislav Galkin as Senior Lt. Yevgeny Tamantsev Yuri Kolokolnikov as Lt. Blinov Alexei Petrenko as General Yegorov Aleksandr Feklistov as Cipher Officer Polyakov Beata Tyszkiewicz as Grolinskaya Karolina Gruszka as Yuliya Ramaz Chkhikvadze as Stalin Aleksandr Baluev as Mishchenko Albert Filozov as Ivan Semyonovich Yaroslav Boyko as Captain Anikushin Vladimir Semago as lieutenant-colonel Alexei Makarov as Major-tanker In August of 1944 on IMDb
Jiang Enzhu is a diplomat and politician of People's Republic of China. Jiang was a member of the 15th CPC Central Committee, he served as China Ambassador to United Kingdom, as president of the Xinhua News Agency, as director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Jiang grew up in Shanghai, he graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University in 1964 with a degree in English. After graduation, he was assigned to work for the Chinese Embassy in the UK. In 1978, he was transferred to Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China. In 1981, Jiang was sent to the United States to study by the Chinese Government, he studied in Harvard University and worked in the Brookings Institution. Jiang returned to China in 1983 he worked in Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China. In July 1997, Jiang served as president of the Xinhua News Agency. In January 2000, Jiang served as the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
In March 2003, he was elected a standing committee member of the 10th National People's Congress. He retired in March 2008