Lester Holt

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  • Peacekeeping Definition

    Canada has staged itself as being a peacekeeping country since the early 1940s. Peacekeeping, meaning an active conservation of a bond between nations, "the maintenance of international peace and security by the deployment of military forces in a particular area" (Dictionary.com, 2015). By definition, a united nations act of force. To breakdown those four words one has realise the true meaning of such; a truce is violently acted upon, but when one steps in, it is no longer keeping the peace.…

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  • The Importance Of Canadian Peacekeeping

    League of Nations. In June 1956 when the leader of Egypt took the Suez Canal Britain, France and eventually the U.S stepped in and Went to war with Egypt. When the crisis started Canadians eagerly seized the opportunity for the UN services and lead by Lester B. Pearson the first UN peacekeeping mission was done, awarding Pearson with a Nobel Prize. Canada was one of the founding members of the UN and For almost four decades between 1956 and 1992, Canada was often the single largest contributor…

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  • American Art Form

    “He has done a task far more difficult, complicated and abstract than anything he will be asked to do in school, or than any of his teachers has done for years. He has solved the Mystery of Language.” (Holt 72) He argues upon the fact that schools take away a child’s willingness to learn and forms them into the way teachers say they should learn. Killing all curiosity and leading a child to believe that learning is something they are taught, not something…

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  • Lester B. Pearson: Canada's Greatest Prime Minister

    Lester B. Pearson: Canada 's Greatest Prime Minister Being elected as prime minister of Canada is the greatest honour a Canadian political leader can receive. Lester Bowles Pearson was the most impactful man ever to take on the role of prime minister. Lester B. Pearson Pearson deserves this title because he defined Canada 's identity whilst creating and improving various social programs, which drastically improved the overall quality of life in Canada.(Biris ‘6’) Additionally, Pearson elegantly…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Commonwealth Air Training Plan

    ACK The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan was a major contribution that Canada had made for the Allied war efforts in the Second World War. Canada offered several benefits for the air training plans compared to other countries since they offered huge areas of land to develop training sites and manufacture planes. Canada is also right beside the United States and near Great Britain, which allowed them to have easier access to aircraft parts and transportation of men and their equipment.…

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  • Why Is Canada A Great Prime Minister

    the answer is because our great prime ministers. Canada has had several great prime ministers. Great prime ministers that Canada has had include William Lyon Mackenzie King, Lester B Pearson, and Pierre Trudeau. Canada has had several great prime ministers. Another great prime minister of Canada is Lester B Pearson. Lester B Pearson is a politician, statesman, public servant, and a professor. He was born on April 23,1897 in Ontario. He wanted to make Canada a better country, and through his…

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  • Greek Persuasive Debate

    Trump, and Democratic nominee Hilary Clinton. The debate was structured into six, fifteen minute sections, which had three broad sections, being; Achieving prosperity, America's direction, and securing America. The moderator for the debate was Lester Holt, a reporter from NBC News. Within the event I was an observer, I had absolutely no change on the outcome of the debate. The debate was intended to be a well-mannered form of communication between the candidates in order to get their main points…

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  • First Presidential Debate Summary

    campaigns of 2016, the debate proved informative and revealing of both candidates. Moderated by NBC News anchor Lester Holt, the debate took place at Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY between candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The primary topics of the debate were released one week before the debate (“CPD”). While the questions were not released prior to the debate, Lester Holt provided fair and satisfactory questions for each candidate. Assisted by the format which ensured equal…

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  • Hillary Clinton Debate

    The presidential election is what takes up a majority of the news right now. What is hitting headlines even more at the moment is the first presidential debate. I read the editorial, “Clinton Puts Trump on Defense at First Debate”, which discusses the ins and outs of the debate. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went head to head on Monday, September 26th. The author addresses the highlights of the first presidential debate which included taxes, including Donald Trump’s own taxes, the war in Iraq…

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  • Larry Wilmore Research Paper

    Larry Wilmore proved exactly why he was a great choice to host President Barack Obama’s final White House Correspondents’ Dinner. President Obama, as usual, was a hard act to follow. Wilmore began by welcoming the guests. Then, he roasted Lester Holt, Brian Williams and Wolf Blitzer. Wilmore did not hold back on Obama either, remarking that it makes sense that he was hanging out with Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry recently “because both of you like raining down bombs on people from…

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