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Guilt (Revenge)

"Guilt" is the fifth episode of the American television series Revenge, The episode premiered on ABC on October 19, 2011. It was directed by Kenneth Fink. Victoria Grayson finds out through Frank, that Conrad Grayson has lied about his supposed business trip; when she confronts him about the secret rendezvous with Lydia Davis, Daniel Grayson's friend Tyler overhears and tells Daniel about it. Daniel comes to see Emily Thorne and they patch things up. Conrad gifts Victoria a peace offering in the form of a $200,000 car, which she gives to Charlotte Grayson in an attempt to mend their relationship. Nolan Ross plants a hidden camera in Emily's house, thus catching Lydia expressing her desire to get the house back from Emily. Emily refuses to give up the house and proceeds to ship Lydia's remaining belongings to her new place, planting "evidence" that makes it seem as if Lydia has been behind the string of downfalls. Nolan's hidden camera goes with the belongings and catches Lydia threatening Conrad about exposing their involvement in framing David Clarke.

Nolan sees Lydia seeming to have found out about Emily's past. He races to tell Emily. Frank breaks into Lydia's place and discovers documents suggesting she was the mastermind of the recent falls of influential people in the community, as well as her speech meant to expose the Graysons. At the Open Arms Charity Benefit, Victoria lies to Lydia about renewing their friendship, in order to keep her from exposing their involvement in the terrorism act. Lydia comes home and they get into a scuffle that ends with Frank pushing Lydia from her penthouse balcony before she lands on a taxi below with Frank informing Victoria that Lydia had jumped from her balcony and Nolan having witnessed the attack from his whale cam, believing that Lydia is dead after sneaking into her apartment to remove Emily's name from the employee list and finding her body. In an effort to make up for the trouble at the last event, Victoria's party planner Ashley, spurred by a suggestion from "best friend" Emily, manages to get Victoria and her charity Victims United Outreach honored by Open Arms in the upcoming benefit.

As she is forced to once again publicly honor the victims of the ill-fated flight that sent David Clarke to prison, Victoria begins to feel that guilt weigh with renewed intensity upon her conscience. The episode was written by Nikki Toscano, while being directed by CSI: Crime Scene Investigation veteran Kenneth Fink. Critics expressed delight in getting a dose of reality when the character Emily has found herself in a dangerous situation of being exposed, they praised the character developments of both Victoria as she appears to have a heart and conscience after all, Nolan as he becomes a bigger part of Emily's life because of his loyalty to her and her father. C. Orlando of TV Fanatic writes, "It's good to be reminded. He's doing all he can and I like his quirky loyalty more each week." Orlando went on to give the episode 4.5 out of 5 stars, while more impressed users gave an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars on the site. The episode scored 7.94 million viewers. "Guilt" on IMDb "Guilt" at TV.com

Pinellas County Center for the Arts

The Pinellas County Center for the Arts is a center in the visual and performing arts in the U. S. state of Florida. In 1979, John Blank, an administrator in the Pinellas County Schools, felt a need for an emphasis in the arts within the school system. A preliminary survey of the County's students and communities was taken and Mr. Stan Lee Boss was sent to Dallas, Texas for an on-site visit of their visual and performing arts schools. With the approval of the school board, a full-time director was provided to work with three Gibbs High School arts instructors, three supervisors and an administrator to prepare a model project for the artistically talented students for the State of Florida. After some thirty on-site visits to well-established secondary schools and programs, a model was written for the State of Florida and distributed to all sixty-seven county school superintendents and known arts supervisors. Dr. Scott Rose, with the approval of the School Board, chose as one of his five-year objectives the development and implementation of both the Artistically Talented Program at Gibbs High School and a Program for the Academically Talented.

This school of the arts began in late August 1984. There were 200 9th and 10th graders starting school; as of today, the number of students attending PCCA is about 500 equally divided among the four major disciplines, Theatre and Visual Art. The PCCA curriculum is centered on individualized instruction and concentrating on the student's selected artistic major. Through blocking courses with two to three hour segments of time, the student has the opportunity to develop a work in depth while the teacher is afforded time to work individually with the students as well as provide guest artists and field trips without impinging on the student's daily four academic classes. Dance is divided into Modern Ballet. Music has Vocal and Piano; the Theatre program is segmented into Performance Theatre, Technical Theatre, Literary Theatre, Musical Theatre. Visual Arts, the most populated discipline, has many phases including painting, photography and ceramics. All instructors are practicing artists who serve as mentors to their students.

Local and nationally acclaimed professional artists conduct master classes as well as perform at the school. A high percentage of students earn scholarship money to further their education. Admittance to PCCA is through application and acceptance. Auditions are held in the middle part of each school year so that the accepted student has time to be properly scheduled for 9th grade. TheaterJuli Crockett – playwright and director, former professional boxer Sierra Kay – lead singer of Versa Michael Lynche – fourth place on American Idol Katie Rees – Former Miss NevadaDanceRebecca Minkoff – fashion designer Ephraim SykesTony Award nominee Pinellas County Center for the Arts

Twenty-Four Eyes

Twenty-Four Eyes, based on the 1952 novel of the same name by Sakae Tsuboi, is a 1954 Japanese film directed by Keisuke Kinoshita. The movie follows the career of a schoolteacher named Hisako Ōishi in Shōdoshima during the rise and fall of Japanese ultra-nationalism in the beginning of the Shōwa period; the narrative begins in 1928 with the teacher's first class of first grade students and follows her through 1946. Hideko Takamine - Ôishi Sensei Yumeji Tsukioka - Masuno Takahiro Tamura - Isokichi Chishū Ryū - Otoko Sensei The film has been released on DVD in the United Kingdom as part of the Masters of Cinema Collection from Eureka! Video and in the US as part of The Criterion Collection. A 1987 color remake was directed by Yoshitaka Asama. Besides the movie versions, there were TV drama recreations, as well as an animated version Twenty-Four Eyes on IMDb Twenty-Four Eyes at AllMovie "二十四の瞳". Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-07-13. Twenty-Four Eyes: Growing Pains an essay by Audie Bock at the Criterion Collection

Johannes Hansen (mayor)

Johannes Hansen or Hans Hansen was the Mayor of Albany, New York from 1731 to 1732. Hansen was born on 1695 in New York, he was the eldest son of seven children born to Albany mayor Hendrick Hansen and Debora Van Dam, His siblings were Debora Hansen, who married Jacobus Beekman, Maria Hansen, who married David A. Schuyler, Nicholas Hansen, who married Engeltie Wemp, Ryckert "Richard" Hansen, who married Sara Thong and after her death, he married Catharina Ten Broeck, his paternal grandparents were Eva Gillis de Meyer and Hans Hendrickse, a Beverwyck trader, Eva Gillis de Meyer Hansen. His mother was the only daughter of Claes Ripse Van Dam, an carpenter and Justice of the Peace for Albany County and Maria Van Dam. According to his fathers 1723 will, upon his father's death in 1724, he inherited, by right of primogeniture, his father's "lot of ground in Albany, on the north side thereof." He received divided with his brother Nicholas, his father's farm and 2,000 acres of land, situated "on the north side of the Maqueses river" near Ticonderoga.

The land was granted to him by Patent from Brig. Gen. Robert Hunter who served Governor of the Province of New York. One was to get the house, barn and other buildings along with the responsibility to assist and pay upkeep towards the other half, his father's mill was to be held in partnership between the sons. In 1721, he served as a Constable of Albany. In 1731, surprising many, he was appointed the Mayor of Albany, New York by John Montgomerie, succeeding Johannes de Peyster III, he served in that role for a year. He was again appointed mayor in 1754 by James De Lancey, he was reappointed and died in office in 1756. Again following after his father, he served as a Commissioners of Indian Affairs for a total of 2 years, having been appointed in 1754. In 1723, he married Sara Cuyler, daughter of mayor Johannes Cuyler and Elsje Ten Broeck, herself the daughter of Albany Mayor Dirck Wesselse Ten Broeck. Together, they were the parents of seven children, including: Hendrick Hansen, who died before his father.

Pieter Hansen, who married Rachel Fonda in 1781. Johannes Hansen. Hansen left a will dated March 10, 1756, died that same year 1756 in Albany. History of Albany, New York Johannes Hansen at Find a Grave Johannes Hansen biography at the New York State Museum

The Wanting Seed

The Wanting Seed is a dystopian novel by the English author Anthony Burgess, written in 1962. Although the novel addresses many societal issues, the primary subject is overpopulation and its relation to culture. Religion and history are addressed. A significant portion of the book is a condemnation of war. Burgess once said, "I have spent the last 25 years thinking that The Wanting Seed could, in my leisurely old age, be expanded to a length worthy of the subject." The novel begins by introducing the two protagonists: Tristram Foxe, a history teacher, his wife, Beatrice-Joanna, a homemaker. They have suffered through their young son's death. Throughout the first portion of the novel, overpopulation is depicted through the limitation and reuse of materials, cramped living conditions. There is active discrimination against heterosexuals, homosexuality being encouraged as a measure against overpopulation. Self-sterilization is encouraged. One of the major conflicts of the novel is between his brother, Derek.

Much alike at first, Derek chose a different path from Tristram and pretends to be homosexual while in public, to help his career as a government official. Derek has an affair with Beatrice-Joanna, when she forgets to take her State-provided contraceptives she becomes illegally pregnant, she has sex with her husband and his brother, within a 24-hour time span, thus the paternity of her twin boys is uncertain. Life changes as the homosexual police become more repressive, a mysterious blight spreads across the world threatening food supplies. Tristram is arrested after getting unintentionally mixed up in a protest and spends the next section of the novel in jail. While he is imprisoned repressed religion begins to bloom, fertility rituals are endorsed, the structure of society, as well as government, undergoes radical transformation. Cannibalism is practised in much of England. Beatrice-Joanna has run away, is staying with her sister and brother-in-law in the countryside on their farm, where the blight is affecting their chickens.

She stays there until she delivers her twin sons, when members of the Population Police arrives to take her and her children to the city. With the help of his cellmate, Tristram tries to rejoin his wife, he travels across England to his sister-in-law's farm. He is so desperate for food that he joins "a dining club", a rather chaotic affair which provides food and orgiastic behavior for its village membership, his journey takes him to a sort of soup kitchen, where he enlists in the newly recreated army, which has replaced the greyboys and Population Police. This is the third section of the novel. In the army, Tristram is shipped to an unknown location to fight in the war, though the reader discovers that he is in Ireland. In his first battle he discovers. Companies, led by junior officers trained to recite patriotic verse, are sent to a made-up Western Front style battlefield to kill each other; every other member of his unit is shot down as they emerge from their trench, but Tristram slips through the barbed wire surrounding the miniature war zone and begins his journey back to England.

Escaping back into general society, Tristram finds a new job. In his absence, Beatrice-Joanna has been moved to live with Derek, she has brought the twins and named them after her two brotherly lovers and Tristram Foxe. At the last scene Tristram meets again his wife at Brighton pier; the book closes with a translation of the final stanza of the French poet Paul Valéry's poem'Le Cimetière marin'. The quotation clarifies the book's themes: The wind rises... we must try to live. The immense air closes my book; the wave, dares to gush and spatter from the rocks. Fly away, blinded pages. Break, waves. Break with joyful waters... Repeated in the novel is the concept that history is cyclical; as Tristram explains in the first few chapters to his slumbering history class, there are three phases: Pelphase and Gusphase. Pelphase is named after the theology of Pelagius; the Pelphase is characterised by the belief that people are good. Crimes have slight punishment, the government tries to improve the population.

The government works through socialism. According to Tristram "A government functioning in its Pelagian phase commits itself to the belief that man is perfectible, that perfection can be achieved by his own efforts, that the journey towards perfection is along a straight road." The novel begins – and ends – in Pelphase. Interphase is the darkening of Pelphase into Gusphase – an "Intermediate" phase; as Tristram explains things, the government grows disappointed in its population's inability to be good, thus police forces are strengthened and the state becomes Totalitarian. In many respects, Interphase is a finite version of George Orwell's 1984. "'Brutality!' Cried Tristram....'Beatings-up. Secret police. Torture in brightly lighted cellars. Condemnation without trial. Finger-nails pulled out with pincers; the rack. The cold-water treatment; the gouging out of eyes. The firing squad in the cold dawn, and all this because of disappointment. The Interphase.'"Gusphase is named after Augustinianism, the theology of St. Augustine of Hippo.

In short, Gusphase involves the lifting of the Interphase. The leaders begin to realise how horrible they have become, realise that they are being overly harsh. Therefore, the government creates havoc. Tristram descr