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    Bob Fosse, a jazz director and choreographer, is lauded for his unique artistry of choreography. During the 1950s-1970s, Broadway musicals and films were very popular. Fosse’s work gained a lot of popularity because of the different approach he took on jazz dance. He soon became one of the most notable choreographers of his time. His work has forever changed the way audiences perceive dance, making his work historically relevant and unique. Bob Fosse was born on June 23, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. Being the youngest of six, Fosse learned to gain attention in his family by dancing. He took dance lesson at the age of nine and it quickly became apparent that he was a dancing child prodigy. By the time Fosse was in high school,…

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    Bob Fosse, as a choreographer and director, changed the way that people dance on stage and revolutionized aspects of filmmaking. His dances were physically demanding for even the best dancers. They were also very sexual and they addressed a full range of emotions. He is also still the only person to ever win an Oscar, Emmy, and Tony, all in the same year. Bob Fosse was born on June 23, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. As the youngest of the six kids in his family, Bob used dancing to win attention.…

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    Speak the words presidential scandal, and what goes through a person’s mind is Watergate. This scandal set a precedent for all other scandals. What started as a promising presidential career for Richard Nixon, quickly turned into the largest and most devastating scandals the United States has ever known. It was June 1972 a five man crew of Cuban descent were apprehended by the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, DC, in the offices of the Democratic National Committee. The report…

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    I am ever so grateful to be promotion to an important investigative position for the FBI, however I must admit I am quite horrified at my first case. President Nixon killed by a reel of recording tape… talk about irony. This is not a time to joke around which is why I’ve been busy investigating several suspects to the murder of Richard Nixon and I am happy to say I have found quite some convincing ones. As you know, there were quite a few clues found in a White House trashcan that was very…

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    The 1974 Scandal

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    resignation in American history. This showed that the media had the power to expose a major scandal and even have a president from office. It removed boundaries of journalists covering powerful leaders and created a new possibility or even expectation for the media to hold leaders accountable. The media has always had the responsibility of covering the issues that were deemed important for the public to know. Suddenly, it became the norm for journalists to interview politicians or cover debates…

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    Bob Marley’s Spiritual Rhetoric, the Spread of Jamaican Culture and Rastafarianism By Mark Haner Senior Seminar: Hst 499 Professor John L. Rector Western Oregon University June 16, 2007 Readers Professor John L. Rector…

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    immediately joined the anti-war movement and social struggles. It soon gained the new hope - in the slender, slightly nasally guy named Bob Dylan. His voice for the first time expressed hopes and doubts of restless generation. Dylan’s songs about the threat of nuclear annihilation and racial oppression have been immediately turned into hymns, and the song "The Times They Are A Changin" sounded as the first warning about the growing public tensions. However, despite the commitment to the…

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    Landmarks, both in a physical and emotional sense, are considered to be the most integral monuments and events that build a society or human experience. Bob Dylan’s collection of Landmark Albums, for instance, is considered the most significant works of art that best represent his career. Each of the Landmark Albums is, in its own right, a destination on the highway of Dylan’s career; however, as the saying goes, “it is not in the destination, but in the journey.” If said logic were applied to…

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    (Tracy 8). One of the burglars, James W. McCord, was a security coordinator for the Republican National Committee and a former FBI and CIA agent. McCord was dismissed from duties related to Nixon’s re-election committee the day after the break-in (Tracy 11). Another burglar was Bernard L. Baker, a former CIA operative (Tracy 11). The White House denied all knowledge of the Watergate break-in. John Mitchell, the head of the Committee for the Re-Election of the President (CREEP), stated to The…

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    The screenplay, written by William Goldman based on the book by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, gives the audience a first-hand account of their investigation. Furthermore, the style of the filmmaking is drastically different from Pakula’s The Parallax View, the scenery and direction are realistic and documentary-like, which ultimately helps the film succeed in its intent to inform the…

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