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Perry White

Perry White is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. He is the editor-in-chief of the Metropolis newspaper the Daily Planet; the character maintains high ethical and journalistic standards and is an archetypal image of the tough, but fair-minded boss. The character Perry White was created for the radio serial The Adventures of Superman, voiced by actor Julian Noa, he appeared in the second episode, "Clark Kent, Reporter", which aired on February 14, 1940. He transitioned into the comic books that year, appearing in Superman #7. In the Adventures of Superman television series episode "Crime Wave" and the Post-Crisis comic continuity, he was an award-winning journalist who served a term as Mayor of Metropolis, he worked as an assistant editor in the Daily Star under George Taylor before becoming editor-in-chief of the Daily Planet. His most well-known catchphrases are "Great Caesar's ghost!" and "Don't call me chief!". The earliest Superman comics shows Clark Kent and Lois Lane working for the newspaper the Daily Star and an editor named George Taylor.

However, this was soon changed, with Perry White first appearing as the editor of a newly renamed the Daily Planet. In the 1960s and 1970s DC Comics, after the multiverse method of continuity tracking was implemented, the above inconsistency was explained away by declaring that on Earth-One, Perry White is Clark and Lois' employer at the Daily Planet, while on Earth-Two, George Taylor is that world's editor-in-chief of the Daily Star; the Perry White of Earth-Two is a lead reporter for the Daily Star and, according to a Superman Family tale, has "filled in" as editor from time to time while Taylor was away. Prior to the changes detailed in Crisis on Infinite Earths, Perry begins his career as a freelance reporter for various newspapers, including a Chicago newspaper and Gotham City's Gotham Gazette, he goes to work at the Daily Planet as a reporter, earns his first Pulitzer Prize by being the first to write about Superboy's extraterrestrial origins, thanks to an exclusive interview with the Boy of Steel.

Still, Perry's reporting skills earn more praise after being the first to discover that Superboy has moved to Metropolis from Smallville. During Clark Kent's junior year of college, Perry is promoted to editor-in-chief of the newspaper, after the retirement of the paper's previous editor, the Earth-One version of George Taylor. In the early 1970s, the Daily Planet is bought by Morgan Edge, president of the media conglomerate Galaxy Communications, with much of Perry's power in running the paper overtaken by Edge. In the months just prior to the Crisis "reboot" in 1985, it is implied that Perry White is beginning to succumb to Alzheimer's disease, manifesting in increased forgetfulness and confusion. With writer John Byrne's post-Crisis on Infinite Earths revamp of Superman's origin in the Man of Steel miniseries and his subsequent Superman comics, Perry's history was fleshed out more fully. Post-Crisis, Perry is born in Metropolis' Suicide Slum area, growing up with a father missing after heading off to war overseas.

He becomes a copy boy at the Daily Planet, beginning a lifetime career that will take him up the newspaper's career ladder. Perry goes to school with Lex Luthor. After Luthor becomes a successful businessman, he begins diversifying his holdings in his newly founded LexCorp company, which includes buying the Daily Planet. Luthor soon sells it after deciding to pursue television investments. Turning down an offer from Luthor to become part of Luthor's new television station WLEX, Perry finds an investor who saves the Daily Planet on the condition that Perry is promoted from reporter to managing editor; the entire episode, not the least of, what Perry felt as having been forced out of his active writing career, leaves Perry bitter and angry with Luthor. Perry has a son, Jerry White. Much after Jerry is grown, Perry learns that Lex Luthor is Jerry's biological father. Luthor seduces Alice while Perry is overseas reporting on a war and thought to be killed. Perry White's two greatest moves as the editor are hiring of Clark Kent.

When she was 15, Lois had impressed Perry with her persistence in trying to get employment at the newspaper. After Jerry White dies from a gunshot and Alice grieve for some time, resulting in Perry taking a leave of absence from the Daily Planet. Perry and Alice adopt an orphaned African-American boy named Keith Robert Parks, who soon has his name changed to Keith Robert White. At about this time, Perry takes another leave of absence for lung cancer treatment, putting Clark Kent in charge as the Planet's temporary editor. After many grueling months of chemotherapy, the cancer goes into remission. One of Perry's proudest moments is attending the wedding of Clark, he sits in the front row beside Lois' parents. As the paper continues to struggle, the Planet's owner Franklin Stern sells the paper to Lex Luthor. Luthor, acting out of pure malice, dismantles the paper, he fires everyone except Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, two others who are relocated to Lexcom, Lex' new Internet-based news company. Shortly thereafter, Lex sells the Planet to Bruce Wayne for $1.

White is hired back as editor-in-chief, the entire former staff is hired back as well. Though Perry's knowledge of Clark's alter ego

USS Gonzalez

USS Gonzalez is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy. She is named for a Medal of Honor recipient in the Vietnam War; the warship took part in Operation Allied Force, firing Tomahawk cruise missiles at Serbian targets in 1999. She assisted a cruise ship, Seabourn Spirit, after an abortive attack by pirates off the coast of Somalia in 2005. On 1 March 2006, she rescued the crew of an Iranian ship, whose engine and rudder were broken down since 18 February; the Iranian crew were returned to Iran. She was involved in the Action of 18 March 2006 with suspected pirates, along with the cruiser USS Cape St. George; the two U. S. warships exchanged fire with the suspected pirates about 25 nautical miles off the coast of Somalia. Initial reports indicated. On 17 July 2006, CNN reported that Gonzalez would be deployed to help in evacuation efforts of American citizens from Lebanon in the midst of the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict. On 26 July 2006, Frank James of The Chicago Tribune reported on the evacuation efforts of Gonzalez.

This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U. S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entry can be found here; this article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here. Official site Official blog by Cmdr. Brian Fort, ship's captain

Pierre Perret

Pierre Perret is a French singer and composer. Pierre Perret resides in the city of Nangis, he spent a long part of his childhood in the café which his parents owned, where he learned to work with jargon and slang. At the age of 14 he signed up to the conservatoire de musique de Toulouse and to a dramatic arts institute, but he wasn't admitted to the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris because he had some problems with military justice during his military service. In the meantime, he set up his first band of four musicians in his own name, with whom he played at events throughout the region. In 1957, he was snapped up by Eddie Barclay, it was in the studio of Barclay where he met Simone Mazaltarim. In 1958, Perret carried on touring round Parisian cabaret bars and crossed France and Africa as a part of the American group, The Platters. In November that year, a pleurisy forced him to take two years off in a sanatorium. A master of the subtleties of the French language and French slang, his songs are cheeky, asking questions in a naive child's tone, but has written more serious political songs, such as La bête est revenue, La petite kurde, Vert de Colère or Lily.

In 1995, he recorded in duet with Sophie Darel the French song Maître Pierre for the album C'était les Années Bleues. He participated in the committee for the simplification of the administrative language. Studio albums1957: Moi j'attends Adèle 1958: 1 1960: Joséphine 1964: Le Tord-Boyaux 1965: Mon Petit Amour 1968: Enregistré en public à L'Olympia 1970: Cuvée 71 1971: La Cage aux Oiseaux 1973: Le Plombier 1973: En public 1974: Le Zizi 1976: Celui d'Alice 1977: Lily 1979: Mon P'tit Loup 1979: À Bobino 1981: C'est l'Printemps! 1983: Comment c'est la Chine? 1984: Bobino 84 1986: Irène! 1987: Chansons buissonnières 1987: Pierrot à l'Olympia 1989: Ce soir c'est fête – Coeur cabossé 1992: Bercy Madeleine 1994: Récital du Casino de Paris 1995: Chante 20 fables inspirées de Jean de La Fontaine – Versions Pierrot 1995: Chansons Éroticoquines 1997: Casino de Paris 1998: La Bête est Revenue 2002: Çui-là 2005: Live au Casino de Paris 2006: Mélangez-vous 2007: Le Plaisir des Dieux – Anthologie de la chanson paillarde 2008: Les Dieux Paillards 2010: La Femme Grillagée 2014: Drôle de poésie!

2015: Mes femmesCompilation albums1967: Les deux visages de Pierre Perret 1975: 15 ans de chansons 1994: Pierrot l'intégrale 2007: 50 ans de chansons 2011: L'intégrale 2013: L'âge de Pierre 1963: "Le tord boyaux" 1963: "La corrida" 1963: "Pépé la jactance" 1966: "Les jolies colonies de vacances" 1967: "Tonton Cristobal" 1967: "Marcel" 1967: "Mimi la douce" 1967: "Blanche" 1970: "Fillette le bonheur c'est toujours pour demain" 1971: "Dépêche-toi mon amour" 1971: "La cage aux oiseaux" 1971: "La grande ourse" 1971: "Ma femme" 1971: "Olga" 1973: "Françouèse" 1974: "À poil:" 1974: "Le Zizi" 1974: "L'infidèle" 1974: "Ma p'tite Julia" 1976: "Ma nouvelle adresse" 1976: "Vaisselle cassée" 1977: "Lily" 1977: "Au Café du Canal" 1979: "Estelle" 1979: "L'hôpital" 1979: "Mon p'tit loup" 1981: "Y'a cinquante gosses dans l'escalier" 1986: "Nos amies les bêtes" 1989: "Riz pilé" 1992: "Bercy Madeleine" 1992: "La petite Kurde" 1998: "La bête est revenue" 2011: "La femme grillagee" 1985: Le petit Perret illustré par l'exemple 1992: Laissez chanter le petit 1996: La cuisine de ma femme 2000: Anthologie de la poésie érotique 2003: Le parler des métiers 2005: Le Café du Pont 2007: Les Petits Métiers d’Atget à Willy Ronis, éditions Hoëbeke 2007: Le Perret gourmand, éditions Le cherche midi.

2008: A capella, éditions Le cherche midi. "Capitaine Marleau", French television crime drama series.