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    it thrusts its audience into the mass hysteria of 1964 with The Beatles reaching the pinnacle of their much desired fame, little by little isolating them away from their humbling roots in Liverpool. Director, Richard Lester, shoots the opening scene with rapid precision, immediately immersing the audience through the repeated screams and cries of the band’s devoted fans, and the four members themselves at their most desperate, where a potential stumble could leave them swarmed by the seemingly abusive hands and stares of their admirers. It is a snapshot of the four member’s reality, capturing a sense of sincerity that would have been lost if not for the intelligent usage of a documentary style of shooting and swift editing to elevate the sense of claustrophobia. This moment is the necessary establishment that would shape the minds of its audience, knowing that the entire feature would take on a concise structure and execution, and much of its passages would be filled with a tongue and cheek energy that immediately catches one’s attention; an equal admiration given to Richard Lester himself rather than simply the famed pop stars that fill it. As said earlier, the film’s focus finds itself comfortable in the lives of its four protagonists, uncontrolled by the…

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    Lester Horton Lester Iradell Horton was born January 23, 1906 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Iradell and Pollyanna Horton. As a child he was interested in Native American culture, which is also what sparked his interest in dance. He studied several Native American tribes including, the Iroquois, Red River Indians, Penobscot, and Ojibway. Horton also studied ballet for two years, and took classes at the Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis while working for the Indianapolis Little Theatre.…

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    together to share in the common interests of listening to jazz. Many of the early most prominent jazz musicians, like Lester Young, were able to bring their own unique styles and improvisations to the development of jazz, to help mold it into what we hear today. Lester Young was an American jazz saxophonist who has made his mark in jazz culture by expressing his distinctive improvisations, compositions, and originality in every musical note he played which helped change the art form of jazz.…

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    Writer: Jessica Morris Category: Interview Title: Jon Foreman ‘My place in the world is to be honest’ Body: There is not much to say about singer/songwriter Jon Foreman that hasn’t already been said. His fans adore him, lyrists wish they could pen the poetry he writes, and whether it is friend or member of the press, general consensus is that Foreman is a genuinely good guy. So where do you start when interviewing a man who has fronted Grammy award winning band Switchfoot for 18 years? By asking…

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    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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    Peacekeeping Definition

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    a peaceful operation, it still involves killing people, and a fully equipped team of men and women to do so. The founding father of all of this is Lester Bowles Pearson, also known as a Canadian scholar, soldier, Nobel Peace Prize holder, the father of universal health care, student loans, the pension plan, the Order of Canada, the Canadian flag, the United Nations, and Prime Minister (1963-1968). Lester B Pearson was born in Toronto, Ontario on April 23, 1897 to a conservative father who…

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    “Richard Cory”, written by Edwin Arlington Robinson, portrays a man’s life story only through the effect of his personality upon those who admire him. The poem is separated into four stanzas, each unfolding a different aspect of the protagonist’s life represented by the townspeople. This poem is devoid of almost any literary elements and figurative language; however, the words themselves still have resonance. By formulating assumptions and opinions of how the other half lives, the “people on the…

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    the United Nations that it is one of the main reasons why it is so big and not another 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…

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    Maple Leaf Research Paper

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    in council authorized its use on federal buildings within Canada until a new national flag was adopted. In 1957 the council approved the change of the maple leaf of Canada’s arms from green to red on the Red Ensign. This are the flags that came before the l'Unifolié and the changes that happened to them. They might have represented Canada but they were not the official/national flags of Canada. Before the Maple Leaf was the national flag of Canada from 1963, a proposal was set up in the…

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    Flags have symbolized and represented countries for hundreds of years. Canada has had multiple flag changes since Confederation from the Union Jack to the Red Ensign. However, a new flag was announced and has been Canada’s flag ever since. Creator of the peacekeepers and future Prime Minister Lester Pearson had successfully convinced Canadians that Canada was in need of a brand new flag. That flag has changed Canada’s identity as an independent nation by removing British influences and uniting…

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