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The Secret of Bombay

The Secret of Bombay is a 1921 German silent adventure film directed by Artur Holz and starring Conrad Veidt, Lil Dagover and Hermann Böttcher. It premiered at the Marmorhaus in Berlin on 6 January 1921. Conrad Veidt as Dichter Tossi Lil Dagover as Die Tänzerin Farnese Hermann Böttcher as Lord Pombroke Bernhard Goetzke as Indischer Abenteurer Anton Edthofer as Schiffsarzt Vittorio Karl Römer as Teehausbesitzer Alfred Abel Lewis Brody Nien Soen Ling Gustav Oberg Grange, William. Cultural Chronicle of the Weimar Republic. Scarecrow Press, 2008. Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996; the Secret of Bombay on IMDb

Bill Sawchuk

William M. Sawchuk is a Canadian former swimmer, competing in the butterfly and medley events during the 1970s and early 1980s. In his international debut as a 16-year-old at the 1975 Pan American Games in Mexico City, he won a bronze medal for his third-place finish in the 200-metre individual medley, he represented Canada at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, where he competed in the preliminary heats of the 200 and 400-metre freestyle events, the 400-metre individual medley, the 4×200-metre freestyle relay. At the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Sawchuk led the three Canadian relay teams to gold medals in the 4×100-metre freestyle and the 4×100-metre medley events, a silver in the 4×200-metre freestyle. In individual competition, he won two silver medals in the 100-metre freestyle and 200-metre individual medley, two bronzes in the 100-metre butterfly and 400-metre individual medley – for a total of seven medals. Sawchuk accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he swam for coach Randy Reese's Florida Gators swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association and Southeastern Conference competition in 1979 and again in 1981 and 1982.

In his three years as a Gator, he was recognized as the SEC Male Swimmer of the Year in 1979, earned six All-American honours. At the 1981 NCAA Swimming Championships, together with Gator teammates John Hillencamp, Geoff Gaberino and David Larson, won the national title in the 800-yard freestyle relay. After his freshman season, Sawchuk turned in a five-medal performance at the 1979 Pan American Games in San Juan, Puerto Rico, winning three silver medals in the 400-metre individual medley, 4×100-metre freestyle relay and 4×100-metre medley relay, a pair of bronze medals in the 200-metre butterfly and 4×200-metre freestyle relay. Afterward, he withdrew from the University of Florida to train full-time for the 1980 Olympics. Sawchuk qualified for the 1980 Canadian Olympic team, but was unable to compete at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow when Canada joined the United States-led boycott over the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan. Sawchuk returned to the University of Florida after the 1980 Olympics, graduated with a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science in 1984.

List of Commonwealth Games medallists in swimming List of University of Florida alumni List of University of Florida Olympians Canadian Olympic Committee

International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication

The International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication was founded in May 1983 in East Lansing, United States. Its stated purpose is to improve the communication abilities and quality of life of individuals with complex communication needs who use augmentative and alternative communication. ISAAC provides information about AAC services and activities around the world thorough various publications and their website; the society publishes a journal and various other publications, organizes biennial conferences, promotes research on AAC use and AAC development as well as implements various projects. ISAAC works to promote augmentative and alternative communication as a known and valued way of communicating worldwide; the society’s vision "is that AAC will be recognized and used throughout the world" and the society's mission "is to promote the best possible communication for people with complex needs". The society encourages research and scholarship as well as works to improve service delivery.

ISAAC has more than 3700 members from over 60 different countries. Members include professionals, AAC users and their families and friends; the society is recognized as a nongovernmental organization in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. National chapters of ISAAC are located in many different countries. Chapters exist in Australia, Denmark, French-speaking countries and regions, German-speaking countries and regions, Ireland, Italy and Flanders, Sweden, United Kingdom and United States of America; each chapter has a wide variety of members. For example, members of the Communication Matters, UK chapter, include: AAC users, families of AAC users, professionals working with AAC users and academics. ISAAC has publications including Augmentative and Alternative Communication, the society’s official journal; the society has affiliated publications such as AGOSCI in Focus. ISAAC organizes biennial conferences; each conference includes the sharing of breakthroughs and scientific papers, demonstrations of AAC devices, AAC users' experiences, social activities.

A variety of people attend including professionals and therapists as well as children and adults with complex communication needs and their families. Other conferences and courses are organized by the society. ISAAC has implemented 3 projects to help support the organization’s vision and meet the society’s mission; these projects are the BUILD, LEAD and READ projects. The BUILD Project: Building International AAC Communities is focused on developing and maintaining connections amongst different organizations that share a similar vision with ISAAC as well as support human rights issues; the LEAD Project: Leadership Project works to create leadership-training programmes for AAC users to help them develop the skills needed to advocate for their rights. The READ Project: Research, Education and Documentation is a project, aimed at sharing information with ISAAC members and the broader population about AAC and ISAAC through a variety of languages such as spoken and symbolic; this project advocates for AAC research and shares findings through the ISAAC website, the on-line database for articles located on the ISAAC website called the ISAAC information exchange and the AAC journal.

Beukelman, D. Garrett, K. & Yorkston K.. Augmentative Communication Strategies for Adults with Acute or Chronic Medical Conditions. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co. Inc. Beukelman, D. & Mirenda, P.. Augmentative & Alternative Communication: Supporting Children & Adults with Complex Communication Needs. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co. Inc. Lloyd, L. Fuller, D. & Arvidson, H.. Augmentative and Alternative Communication: A Handbook of Principles and Practices. Massachusetts, NY: Allyn and Bacon Viacom Company

Paul Murray (presenter)

Paul Murray is a conservative radio and TV broadcaster based in Sydney, Australia. He was the former regular Mornings presenter on 2UE show "A Sydney Morning", he hosts Paul Murray Live on Sky News Australia which airs Sunday to Thursday at 9pm AEST. and Saturday Edition. Prior to joining 2UE Murray worked for Triple M 2005-2010, Nova969 2001-2004, 2SM 1999-2001 and 2GB 1998-2000 and again in 2004. Murray has won a variety of radio awards including Best Documentary, he has been nominated several times for best comedy segment and in 2012 was nominated for best talk presenter. Late in 2005, Murray left Nova 96.9 to commence his television career. In November 2005, he began reporting and hosting segments for the Seven Network's morning current affairs & variety program Sunrise. In 2008, Murray joined The Shebang with Marty Sheargold and Fifi Box on Triple M's Sydney breakfast shift and co-hosted the short-lived chat show The NightCap on 7HD; the latter program debuted with the first known public discussion of the childhood accident that left him with only nine toes.

He joined Sky News Australia where he began hosting 180 with Paul Murray. At the start of 2009 Murray began hosting the All New Paul Murray Show on Sydney and Melbourne's Triple M from 7pm-10pm weekdays and on Brisbane's Triple M from 10pm-1am; that year, he was replaced by Ugly Phil and began hosting a drive program, Paul & Rach with Rachel Corbett. In November 2010, it was announced that Murray would be moving to AM radio station 2UE, he hosted both Drive and Morning shows and in early 2013, he began hosting the morning show Sydney Mornings. In October 2013, Murray criticised the decision by 2UE to sack fellow radio host Jason Morrison. In December 2013, after a period of declining ratings for Murray's show, it was announced that Murray was leaving 2UE and moving to Sky News full-time to host the show Paul Murray Live on weeknights. In January 2013, Murray started working on a new show "A Sydney Morning with Paul Murray" which, unlike other 2UE programs, broadcasts out of the Sydney Morning Herald newsroom.

The show is on air from 8:30 to 11:30am on 954AM. Prior to working on the morning program, Murray was the host of "Drive with Paul Murray" from 2011-2012. In March 2006, he commenced as the new Triple M network presenter from 6-7pm Monday to Thursday, with an hour long current affairs radio show titled The Paul Murray Hour. In July, the Triple M network replaced Murray's show with an 80s music hour, but in August Murray returned hosting a similar program, The Paul Murray Show, but in the 7-9pm timeslot. In 2007, Lisa Millard joined the show as co-host; the show broadcast out of Sydney to multiple cities throughout Australia. Murray announced the frequency as 104.9 MHz, the relevant frequency in Sydney. The show ended at the end of 2007, although in 2009 it was reinstated on Triple M in Sydney and Brisbane; the 2006-2007 show always ended with the song "Watermelon Man" and included: interviews with media personalities fictitious advertisements e.g. for La De Da Magazine sketches satirising current events characters parodying other well-known voices Pauly's Pub Trivia On the job with Paul & Milly Clubbing of baby seals Nude News This climactic competition every evening followed the common radio-quiz format in which callers call in and the first contestant answers as many questions as they can before the compere passes to the next caller.

There were five questions. When an inadequate number of callers rang in, Mashup of The Doors' Riders on the Storm and Blondie's Rapture was played as punishment music until enough contestants called; the quiz was run in the last 5 minutes of the show. Hints were given to ensure; these got as simple as just say <answer to question>. The prize was nothing but it became the chance to hear the song "Watermelon Man", the answer to the fifth and last question. Murray's parodies of Sydney personalities include: Ian Waley the Love Muscle Alan Jones Bob Carr Richard Aspen Murray is married and lives in Sydney, he is a Holden fan. He is an atheist. Murray and his wife Sian's 1-day-old son, died in August 2012 due to complications from a premature birth. Triple M: Paul & Rach A Sydney Morning with Paul Murray

Douglas H. Cooper

Douglas Hancock Cooper was an American politician, a soldier, an Indian Agent in what is now Oklahoma, a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Cooper was born November 1, 1815, most in Amite County, Mississippi, his father, David Cooper, was a Baptist minister. His mother was Sarah Davenport. Cooper attended the University of Virginia from 1832 until 1834. Magruder. Cooper returned home to take up farming on "Mon Clova", his plantation in Wilkinson County, Mississippi in the Cold Springs community, a tiny village between Woodville and Natchez, he had 7 children. Entering politics, he was elected in 1844 to serve as a Whig in the Mississippi State Legislature. Cooper helped to raise a regiment during the Mexican–American War, the 1st Mississippi Rifles, served as a captain under the command of Colonel Jefferson Davis, participating in the battles of Monterrey and Buena Vista, he was cited for gallantry at the Battle of Monterrey. In 1853, through the influence of Secretary of War Jefferson Davis, who served with Cooper at the Mexican–American War Battle of Buena Vista, President Franklin Pierce appointed Cooper as the Federal agent to the Choctaw tribe.

Cooper helped peaceably remove them to Indian Territory. Three years he became the agent to the Chickasaw tribe, who respected and trusted Cooper and soon adopted him as a full member. In 1858, he led a militia composed of Chickasaw volunteers against Comanche marauders. With the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861, Cooper pledged his allegiance to the Confederacy. In May, Secretary of War Leroy Pope Walker sent Cooper a letter authorizing him to "take measures to secure the protection of these tribes in their present country from the agrarian rapacity of the North." He raised a regiment known as the 1st Choctaw and Chickasaw Mounted Rifles and was commissioned as its colonel. Given brigade command, Cooper pursued the Creek Indian leader Opothleyahola in November and December, when the latter led his loyal Union followers toward Kansas. Cooper's brigade fought at the battles of Round Mountain and Chusto-Talasah, winning a decisive victory at Chustenahlah. In 1862, Cooper led Confederate troops at the battles of Elkhorn Tavern and Honey Springs.

He was promoted to brigadier general on May 2, 1862, was named district commander of the Indian Territory on September 29, 1862. This promotion put him in command of all "... Indian troops in the Trans-Mississippi Department on the borders of Arkansas." Rumors circulated. To refute this, letters of support from Indian leaders were sent to Richmond, Virginia, to President Jefferson Davis. Cooper commanded the "Indian Brigade" in Indian Territory during Maj. Gen. Sterling Price's second invasion of Missouri in 1864. In 1865, Cooper was appointed Superintendent of the Bureau of Indian Affairs; the Confederacy's collapse accelerated after General Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox in 1865; the Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes surrendered in April 1865, their troops returned home immediately. Cooper ordered the surrender of all white Confederate troops in Indian Territory in June, 1865. Afterward, he swore allegiance to the United States government, was formally pardoned in April, 1866. After the war, Cooper continued to live in the Indian Territory and was an ardent supporter of Choctaw and Chickasaw land claims against the Federal government.

He died of pneumonia on April 29, 1879, at Fort Washita and was buried in the old fort cemetery in an unmarked grave. List of American Civil War generals Eicher, John H. and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. ISBN 978-0-8047-3641-1. Sifakis, Stewart. Who Was Who in the Civil War. New York: Facts On File, 1988. ISBN 978-0-8160-1055-4. Warner, Ezra J. Generals in Gray: Lives of the Confederate Commanders. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1959. ISBN 978-0-8071-0823-9. U. S. War Department, The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 70 volumes in 4 series. Washington, D. C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1880–1901. Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #819 Cooper biography by Addison Hart Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture - Cooper, Douglas Creek Indians in the American Civil War Douglas Hancock Cooper Biography