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José Martí

José Julián Martí Pérez was a Cuban poet, essayist, translator and publisher, considered a Cuban national hero because of his role in the liberation of his country, he was an important figure in Latin American literature. He was politically active, is considered an important revolutionary philosopher and political theorist. Through his writings and political activity, he became a symbol of Cuba's bid for independence from Spain in the 19th century, is referred to as the "Apostle of Cuban Independence." From adolescence, he dedicated his life to the promotion of liberty, political independence for Cuba, intellectual independence for all Spanish Americans. Born in Havana, Martí began his political activism at an early age, he traveled extensively in Spain, Latin America, the United States, raising awareness and support for the cause of Cuban independence. His unification of the Cuban émigré community in Florida, was crucial to the success of the Cuban War of Independence against Spain, he was a key figure in the planning and execution of this war, as well as the designer of the Cuban Revolutionary Party and its ideology.

He died in military action during the Battle of Dos Ríos on May 19, 1895. Martí is considered one of the great turn-of-the-century Latin American intellectuals, his written works include a series of poems, letters, novel, a children's magazine. He wrote for numerous Latin American newspapers, his newspaper Patria was an important instrument in his campaign for Cuban independence. After his death, one of his poems from the book, Versos Sencillos was adapted to the song "Guantanamera", which has become the definitive patriotic song of Cuba; the concepts of freedom and democracy are prominent themes in all of his works, which were influential on the Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío and the Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral. Following the 1959 Cuban Revolution, Marti's ideology became a major driving force in Cuban politics, he is regarded as Cuba's "martyr" and "patron saint." José Julián Martí Pérez was born on January 28, 1853, in Havana, at 41 Paula Street, to Spanish parents, a Valencian father, Mariano Martí Navarro, Leonor Pérez Cabrera, a native of the Canary Islands.

Martí was the elder brother to seven sisters: Leonor, Maria de Carmen, Maria de Pilar, Rita Amelia and Dolores. He was baptized on February 12 in Santo Ángel Custodio church; when he was four, his family moved from Cuba to Valencia, but two years they returned to the island where they enrolled José at a local public school, in the Santa Clara neighborhood where his father worked as a prison guard. In 1865, he enrolled in the Escuela de Instrucción Primaria Superior Municipal de Varones, headed by Rafael María de Mendive. Mendive was influential in the development of Martí's political philosophies. Instrumental in his development of a social and political conscience was his best friend Fermín Valdés Domínguez, the son of a wealthy slave-owning family. In April the same year, after hearing the news of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Martí and other young students expressed their pain—through group mourning—for the death of a man who had decreed the abolition of slavery in the United States.

In 1866, Martí entered the Instituto de Segunda Enseñanza. Martí signed up at the Escuela Profesional de Pintura y Escultura de La Habana in September 1867, known as San Alejandro, to take drawing classes, he did not find commercial success. In 1867, he entered the school of San Pablo and managed by Mendive, where he enrolled for the second and third years of his bachelor's degree and assisted Mendive with the school's administrative tasks. In April 1868, his poem dedicated to A Micaela. En la Muerte de Miguel Ángel appeared in Guanabacoa's newspaper El Álbum; when the Ten Years' War broke out in Cuba in 1868, clubs of supporters for the Cuban nationalist cause formed all over Cuba, José and his friend Fermín joined them. Martí had a precocious desire for the freedom of Cuba, he started writing poems about this vision, while, at the same time, trying to do something to achieve this dream. In 1869, he published his first political writings in the only edition of the newspaper El Diablo Cojuelo, published by Fermín Valdés Domínguez.

That same year he published "Abdala", a patriotic drama in verse form in the one-volume La Patria Libre newspaper, which he published himself. "Abdala" is about a fictional country called Nubia. His sonnet "10 de Octubre" to become one of his most famous poems, was written during that year, was published in his school newspaper. In March of that year, colonial authorities shut down the school, he came to resent Spanish rule of his homeland at an early age. On October 21, 1869, aged 16, he was arrested and incarcerated in the national jail, following an accusation of treason and bribery from the Spanish government upon the discovery of a "reproving" letter, which Martí and Fermín had written to a friend when the friend joined the Spanish army. More than four months Martí confessed to the charges and was condemned to six years in prison, his mother tried to free her son by w

Chung Yong-hwan

Chung Yong-hwan was South Korean football player and manager. He played only one club that in K League side Daewoo Royals and was the captain of South Korea at the 1990 FIFA World Cup, he was noted for his jumping ability. He didn't lose aerial duels against a 1.97m forward Rob Landsbergen. His reaction velocity and sense of balance made his defending skills accurately, he didn't received a yellow card for eight years from 1984 to 1991. On 7 June 2015, he died because of stomach cancer. Results list South Korea's goal tally first. Korea University Korean National Championship runner-up: 1981 Korean President's Cup: 1982Daewoo Royals K League 1: 1984, 1987, 1991 Korean National Championship: 1989, 1990 Korean League Cup runner-up: 1986 Asian Club Championship: 1985–86 Afro-Asian Club Championship: 1986South Korea Asian Games: 1986 AFC Asian Cup runner-up: 1988 Dynasty Cup: 1990 Afro-Asian Cup of Nations: 1987Individual K League 1 Best XI: 1984, 1987, 1991 Korean Football Best XI: 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988 Korean National Championship Best XI: 1988 Korean Footballer of the Year: 1988 K League 1 Most Valuable Player: 1991 Legends of K-League: 정용환 - 80년대를 대표하는 철벽 수비수 수비 X파일 1: 헤딩수비의 명수 정용환 “플라타너스를 향해 뛰어라” Chung Yong-hwan – K League stats at Chung Yong-hwan – National Team Stats at KFA Chung Yong-hwan – FIFA competition record Chung Yong-hwan at

The Frost Report

The Frost Report was a satirical television show hosted by David Frost. It ran for 28 episodes on the BBC from 10 March 1966 to 26 December 1967, it introduced John Cleese, Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett to television, launched the careers of other writers and performers. The main cast were Frost, Cleese, Sheila Steafel, Nicky Henson. Musical interludes were provided by Julie Felix, while Tom Lehrer performed songs in a few episodes. Writers and performers on The Frost Report worked on many other television shows, they included Bill Oddie and Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett, Dick Vosburgh, Spike Mullins, Antony Jay, future Python members Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin. It was while working on The Frost Report; the established comedy writer Marty Feldman, as well as the Frank Muir and Denis Norden partnership, were contributors to the programme. A special compilation from series 1, titled "Frost over England" won the Rose d'Or at the 1967 Montreux festival.

A special one-off reunion was broadcast on Easter Monday 2008. It ran for ninety minutes and was followed by "Frost over England". Half of the episodes produced are missing from the BBC archives; the 1966 series is complete in the archive. David Frost hosted related comedy shows with similar casts; these included Frost on Sunday in 1968 with the two Ronnies, Josephine Tewson, Sam Costa. The same year, he presented Frost on Saturday. There was a reunion show, The Frost Report is Back, broadcast in 2008. A sketch in The Frost Report is responsible for the term "Lord Privy Seal", in the British television industry, to mean the practice of matching too literal imagery with every element of the accompanying spoken script. In the sketch, the practice was taken to an extreme by backing a "news report" about the Lord Privy Seal with images, in quick succession, of a lord, a privy, a seal balancing a ball on its nose; the Frost Report on IMDb The Frost Report at BBC Online Comedy Guide British Film Institute Screen Online

Gary Smith (record producer)

Gary Smith is an entrepreneur, record producer, artist's manager known for his work recording albums by alternative rock musicians since the mid-1980s at Fort Apache Studios. Smith, sole owner of the studio, first became a partner co-owning the studio business in the late 1980s, moving it from Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Bellows Falls, Vermont, in 2002. A Rhode Island native, Smith gave supportive early guidance to Newport, Rhode Island's Throwing Muses group, advising them to move to Boston's burgeoning alternative music scene in 1986; that year he saw a new band called the Pixies opening for Throwing Muses at The Rat in Boston and convinced them to let him produce their first demos, known as The Purple Tape, in spring 1987 at an early incarnation of Fort Apache's studio digs a "ramshackle" building in a dangerous neighborhood. Since joining Fort Apache in the mid-1980s, Smith has produced dozens of influential recordings, including the Pixies' Come On Pilgrim EP on the 4AD and Rough Trade Records labels.

Other artists he has produced include Throwing Muses, Tanya Donelly, Blake Babies, The Connells, Juliana Hatfield, Scrawl, 10,000 Maniacs, Billy Bragg. Smith resides in New Hampshire across the border from his Vermont studio. Smith has built Fort Apache into the name of an umbrella company from which he operates several businesses: the Fort Apache Studios business, a real estate and concert promotions business called Historea Properties, an artist's management business representing talent such as Tanya Donelly and Natalie Merchant. Smith maintains a "Screed" blog at the Fort Apache website. Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Pixies Biography. Allmusic. Retrieved Apr. 20, 2005. Fort Apache Selected Discography. Fort Apache Studios website. Retrieved Apr. 18, 2005. Harvard, Joe. Articles on Fort Apache. Boston Rock Storybook webpages. Retrieved Apr. 18, 2005. Harvard, Joe. Part 4, Fort Apache North: Music Business Blues. Boston Rock Storybook webpages. Retrieved Apr. 18, 2005. Harvard, Joe. Joe Harvard: Bits and Pieces.

Boston Rock Storybook webpages. Retrieved Apr. 18, 2005. ""An Interview With Tanya Donelly".. Boston Beats. Retrieved Apr. 13, 2005. Smith, Gary. Pixies Biography. Hip Online. Retrieved Apr. 20, 2005. Fort Apache official site

Lawrence Elery Wilson

Lawrence Elery Wilson was a businessman and politician from South Arkansas. He served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1927 to 1931, he was elected Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, serving as Governor Harvey Parnell's second lieutenant governor, but his reelection bid ended in defeat by Lee Cazort in the Democratic primary. Wilson was born at Village in rural Columbia County, Arkansas to L. T. Wilson and Mattie Wilson on July 7, 1884, he had one sister. He attended local schools, the Southwest Academy at Magnolia, taught school after graduation, he moved to Finn and worked as an auditor at the Grayson Lumber Company until 1918. He took a job with Watts Brothers in Camden, a growing economic center in the Arkansas Timberlands, in 1918; the region would soon have further driving growth and prosperity. Wilson first won election as Ouachita County circuit and chancery clerk in November 1922, he held the position from January 1923 to January 1927. He won a seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives to represent Ouachita County in November 1926, was seated in the 46th Arkansas General Assembly in January 1927.

Wilson won reelection in November 1928. In 1930, Wilson sought the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor. During the Solid South period, winning the Democratic nomination was tantamount to election in several Southern states, including Arkansas; the incumbent lieutenant governor, Lee Cazort had unsuccessfully challenged popular incumbent governor Harvey Parnell in the 1930 gubernatorial primary. The lieutenant governor position offered power. Incumbent governor Harvey Parnell had ascended to political prominence as the first lieutenant governor in 1926, the lieutenant governor assumed the full duties of the governor when he was out of state. During this period, Wilson's political future seemed bright, he earned high praise from The Camden News, saying "there are not many men in Arkansas more known or held in higher esteem for actual accomplishments, than Lawrence Wilson." The Polk County Examiner said "men like Lawrence Wilson are needed to guide the ship of state past the rocks of exploitation and graft" and "no more fit man can be found for the office to which he aspires".

Upon winning the Democratic nomination, The Camden News printed a front-and-center photo under a headline "Camden to Welcome Victorious "Home Boy"" and described a planned parade from the Missouri-Pacific Train Depot to the Ouachita County Courthouse. As lieutenant governor, Wilson served as President of the Arkansas Senate during the contentious 48th Arkansas General Assembly. Though all 34 members were Democrats, the party had split into two factions, requiring Wilson to use his vote as a tiebreaker on several occasions. After opening the session, Wilson was sued for recognizing R. E. Spence as senator from the First District, he was a gubernatorial appointment after his father, W. E. Spence, had resigned; the matter was decided by the Arkansas Supreme Court in favor of Wilson and R. E. Spence. A rash of over 100 bankruptcies and financial institution collapses in Autumn 1930 was the first matter of business in the 48th General Assembly. Wilson appointed four senate members to an eight-member committee established to probe the cause of the failures.

On June 1, 1931, with Governor Parnell out of the state at French Lick, Indiana for a governor's conference, Lawrence Wilson used his position as Acting Governor to pardon his brother Fred Wilson from four counts of grand larceny in Union County. When interviewed, the Acting Governor said he "had no apologies to offer" saying he issued the pardon "on account of his grief stricken mother"; this followed a similar use of furlough by Wilson in April freeing William R. Atkins, a bank robber from Hempstead County. Running for reelection in 1932, Wilson appealed to voters for a second term, with one campaign ad claiming Wilson was "entitled to a second term under the Democratic custom of two terms to an official, faithful to the trust imposed in him". Instead, he faced a field of six challengers in the Democratic primary, including previous lieutenant governor Lee Cazort