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Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president of the United States from 1945 to 1953, succeeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as vice president, he implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, established the Truman Doctrine and NATO. Truman grew up in Independence and during World War I was sent to France as a captain in the Field Artillery. Returning home, he opened a haberdashery in Kansas City and was elected as a Jackson County official in 1922. Truman was elected to the United States Senate from Missouri in 1934 and gained national prominence as chairman of the Truman Committee aimed at reducing waste and inefficiency in wartime contracts. Soon after succeeding to the presidency he authorized the first and only use of nuclear weapons in war. Truman's administration renounced isolationism, he rallied his New Deal coalition during the 1948 presidential election and won a surprise victory that secured his own presidential term. Truman oversaw the Berlin Airlift of 1948.

When North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950, he gained United Nations approval to intervene in what became known as the Korean War. On domestic issues, bills endorsed by Truman faced opposition from a conservative Congress, but his administration guided the U. S. economy through the post-war economic challenges. In 1948 he submitted the first comprehensive civil rights legislation and issued Executive Orders to start racial integration in the military and federal agencies. Corruption in the Truman administration became a central campaign issue in the 1952 presidential election. After Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower's electoral victory against Democrat Adlai Stevenson II, Truman went into a financially-difficult retirement, marked by the founding of his presidential library and the publication of his memoirs; when he left office, Truman's presidency was criticized, but scholars rehabilitated his image in the 1960s and he is ranked by scholars. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the oldest child of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen Young Truman.

He was named for Harrison "Harry" Young. His middle name, "S" honors Anderson Shipp Truman and Solomon Young. A brother, John Vivian, was born soon followed by sister Mary Jane. Truman's ancestry is English and less Scots-Irish, German or French. John Truman was a livestock dealer; the family lived in Lamar until Harry was ten months old, when they moved to a farm near Harrisonville, Missouri. The family next moved to Belton, in 1887 to his grandparents' 600-acre farm in Grandview; when Truman was six, his parents moved to Independence, Missouri, so he could attend the Presbyterian Church Sunday School. He did not attend a traditional school. While living in Independence, he served as a Shabbos goy for Jewish neighbors, doing tasks for them on Shabbat that their religion prevented them from doing on that day. Truman was interested in music and history, all encouraged by his mother, with whom he was close; as president, he solicited political as well as personal advice from her. He rose at five every morning to practice the piano, which he studied more than twice a week until he was fifteen, becoming quite a skilled player.

Truman worked as a page at the 1900 Democratic National Convention in Kansas City. After graduating from Independence High School in 1901, Truman enrolled in Spalding's Commercial College, a Kansas City business school, he made use of his business college experience to obtain a job as a timekeeper on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway, sleeping in hobo camps near the rail lines. He took on a series of clerical jobs, was employed in the mail room of The Kansas City Star. Truman and his brother Vivian worked as clerks at the National Bank of Commerce in Kansas City, he returned to the Grandview farm in 1906, where he lived until entering the army in 1917 after the beginning of the Great War. During this period, he courted Bess Wallace. Truman said he intended to propose again, but he wanted to have a better income than that earned by a farmer. To that end, during his years on the farm and after World War I, he became active in several business ventures, including a lead and zinc mine near Commerce, Oklahoma, a company that bought land and leased the oil drilling rights to prospectors, speculation in Kansas City real estate.

Truman derived some income from these enterprises, but none proved successful in the long term. Truman is the only president since William McKinley. In addition to having attended business college, from 1923 to 1925 he took night courses toward an LL. B. at the Kansas City Law dropped out after losing reelection as county judge. He was informed by attorneys in the Kansas City area that his education and experience were sufficient to receive a license to practice law. However, he did not pursue it. While serving as president in 1947, Truman applied for a license to practice law. A friend, an attorney began working out the arrangements, informed Truman that his application had to be notarized. By the time Truman received t

Boris (TV series)

Boris is an Italian television series produced from 2007 to 2010 by Wilder for Fox International Channels Italy. Boris brings to the stage the behind the scenes of a television set where a troupe is shooting Gli occhi del cuore 2, a satirical portrait of the many fictions airing on the Italian TV networks; the series consists of 3 seasons and a movie for the cinema, Boris: The Film, released in 2011. The series was aired in premiere vision in Italy by the satellite channels FOX and FX, subsequently on Cielo and Rai 3. From February 26 the three seasons were inserted into the Netflix catalog. Both the series and the movie are available on digital platforms; the show starts with Alessandro arriving on the set where the TV show Gli occhi del cuore 2 is being shot as the new intern of direction. As soon as he arrives, he finds out that the world of the television is not like what he had imagined. In command of the crew there's René Ferretti, a director who gave up on quality content and shoots fictions of poor level.

In addition to the members of the crew there are the actors and Corinna, who are the protagonists of the fiction. Through Alessandro we see the making of the fiction, with its various problems and unexpected events and always at risk of being shot down. Main characters Boris, René's lucky charm goldish. Federer, René's lucky charm goldish. Alessandro, played by Alessandro Tiberi as the direction's intern. Renato "René" Ferretti, played by Francesco Pannofino as the director. Arianna Dell'Arti, played by Caterina Guzzanti as the first assistant director. Stanis La Rochelle, played by Pietro Sermonti as the protagonist actor of Gli Occhi del cuore. Corinna Negri, played by Carolina Crescentini as the protagonist actress of Gli Occhi del Cuore. Itala, played by Roberta Fiorentini as the script supervisor. Gloria Spalloni, played by Ilaria Stivali as the makeup artist. Duccio Patanè, played by Ninni Bruschetta as the director of photography. Augusto Biascica, played by Paolo Calabresi as the chief electrician.

Diego Lopez, played by Antonio Catania as the delegate of network. Sergio Vannucci, played by Alberto Di Stasio as the production manager. Lorenzo, played by Carlo De Ruggieri as the photography intern. Alfredo, played by Luca Amorosino as the assistant director; the screenwriters, played by Valerio Aprea, Massimo De Lorenzo and Andrea Sartoretti. Cristina Avola Burkstaller, played by Eugenia Costantini as the actress of the fiction Gli Occhi del cuore. Karin, played by Karin Proia as the actress of the fiction Gli Occhi del cuore. Fabiana Hassler, René's daughter, played by Angelica Leo as the actress of Medical Dimension. Secondary characters and guest stars Dottor Cane, the President of the Network, played by Arnaldo Ninchi. Orlando Serpentieri, actor of Gli occhi del cuore, played by Roberto Herlitzka. Nando Martellone and actor of Gli occhi del cuore and Medical Dimension, played by Massimiliano Bruno. Mario La Rochelle, Stanis' father and aspiring actor of Gli Occhi del cuore, played by Sergio Fiorentini.

Verena, actress of Gli occhi del cuore, played by Luisa Ranieri. Elena, girlfriend of Alessandro, played by Margot Sikabonyi. Albino Corradi and friend of René, played by Giorgio Tirabassi. Mariano Giusti, actor of Gli occhi del cuore, played by Corrado Guzzanti. Father Gabrielli, shady priest and agent of Mariano, played by Corrado Guzzanti. Presenters of the reality "La casa senza bagno", played by Trio Medusa. Jasmine, actress of Medical Dimension, played by Valentina Lodovini. Bruno Staffa, medical consultant for Medical Dimension, played by Filippo Timi. Valerio, actor of Medical Dimension, played by Marco Giallini. Alessandro Mannarino, actor of Medical Dimension as a nurse. Jane Alexander, spectator at the Rome Fiction Fest. Laura Morante, housewife. Sergio Brio as himself, actor of Medical Dimension. Paolo Sorrentino as himself. Boris: The Film List of Italian television series Official Site Boris on IMDb

Wallumatta Nature Reserve

Wallumatta Nature Reserve called the Macquarie Hospital Bushland, is a 6-hectare nature reserve bushland area, surrounded by the residential suburb of East Ryde, in suburban Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Once part of the Field of Mars of 1804, the reserve is the largest surviving area of Sydney Turpentine-Ironbark Forest, an endangered ecosystem. Soils are based on Hawkesbury Sandstone; the word "Wallumatta" is derived from the Eora language for the former local aboriginal inhabitants, meaning snapper. The forest canopy is made up of turpentine, grey ironbark, red mahogany and Sydney red gum; the tree, grey box is found here, though associated with the drier western areas of Sydney. The blueberry ash is present, a common plant of the wetter more fertile areas of eastern New South Wales. Native animals recorded include brushtail possum, grey-headed flying fox, blue-tongue lizard and red-bellied black snake. Feral foxes, domestic dogs and cats threaten the indigenous wildlife. Wallumatta Nature reserve is treated as a "demonstration site", much bush regeneration work has been carried out to remove weeds and encourage indigenous species.

The nature reserve, titled Macquarie Hospital Bushland, was listed on the Register of the National Estate on 15 May 1990. Protected areas of New South Wales Official website