How Clint Eastwood's odd Obama speech turned Republican stomachs

Clint Eastwood's eccentric performance at last year's Republican National Convention earned the veteran actor and film-maker some of the most bemused reviews of his illustrious career. Now a new book sheds light on how it played to the Republican faithful within the auditorium. One senior strategist was so horrified by the spectacle, it is alleged, that he promptly took himself off to vomit. Double Down, by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, details the negotiations that led to Eastwood making a surprise appearance at the August 2012 convention.

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PM's address to Indian Community at Madison Square Garden, New York

""I am going to make an India of your dreams" " "Spirit of hope and change about India, across the world " "Unique combination of strengths: democracy, demography and demand which will help us transform India " "Let us make development a mass movement" "PM announces sweeping changes in procedures to facilitate travel between America and India" "“मैं भारत को आपके सपनों का देश बनाने जा रहा हूं”" "दुनियाभर में भारत के बारे में उम्मीद और परिवर्तन की भावना है" "लोकतंत्र, जनसांख्यिकी और मांग की शक्तियों का विशिष्ट संयोजन भारत को बदलने में हमारी मदद करेगा" "आइए हम विकास को जनआंदोलन बनाएं" "प्रधानमंत्री द्वारा अमेरिका और भारत के बीच यात्रा सुगम बनाने के लिए प्रक्रियाओं में व्यापक परिवर्तन लाने की घोषणाएं " The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today exhorted Indians to join in the development effort as a mass movement.

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5 Inspiring Republic Day Speeches That Will Motivate You To Be A Better Indian

The 67th Republic Day of India is almost here, and the entire nation will be witnessing the impressive Republic Day Parade that is held at Rajpath every year. Over the years, ever since the Constitution's inception, memorable speeches have been made by not only important dignitaries but by common folk alike, all in the spirit of the Republic Day. So here are 5 Republic Day speeches that will remind you of the importance of this day.   1. APJ Abdul Kalam (2007) © Reuters Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam served as the 11th president of India, and in his Republic Day speech, he spoke about eradication of poverty, scientific progress and development of society.

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Purdue OWL Writing Exercises

These OWL resources contain grammar exercises about adjectives, adverbs, appositives, articles, count and noncount nouns, prepositions, and tense consistency. Please use the navigation bar on the left or the links below to access the individual exercises. Adjective or Adverb?These two exercises ask you to practice and apply these rules by completing multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank activities that you may print. Once you print and complete the exercise, click the "Go to Answers" link to see the answers for this exercise. AppositivesThis exercise asks you to identify the appositive in the example sentences.

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University of Glasgow

Phonetics can be studied at Glasgow at all levels from beginning undergraduate to master's and doctoral study. At all levels, you will encounter a mix of practical and theoretical angles on the subject. Undergraduate Phonetics teaching forms part of the M. A. programme in English Language. The Level 1 course introduces the vocal organs and the way they are used to produce consonant and vowel sounds. Level 2 introduces the melody and rhythm of speech, and individual voice quality. The Level 3 course is an in-depth course in phonetic theory and its application to the study of accents of English; practical classes teach you to produce and perceive the sounds of the world's languages, and introduce you to laboratory work.

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Speech at CMU

Other speech labs & related web sites Lehrstuhl für Informatik VI at RWTH Aachen (H. Ney) The Acoustical Society of America (ASA). Speech at Apple Computer. ATR, Japan. Speech at BBN. ICSI Speech Group at Berkeley. Infopad at Berkeley. The Laboratory for Engineering Man/Machine Systems at Brown University. Speech Vision and Robotics Group (SVR) at Cambridge University Engineering Department (CUED). Cepstral, LLC Voice building, speech synthesis Digital Speech Processing at Arizona State University. Institute of Speech Communication (ICP) in Grenoble, main page in French.

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Absolute minimum for a Toastmasters speech contest?

How do you hold a contest in a small club or area?  What’s the absolute minimum number of officials to run it, whether by the book, or just to be fair?  Does having just one contestant make a difference? Club contests The 2014 speech contest rulebook says a club contest needs: contest chair chief judge at least five voting judges tiebreaker judge three counters two timers This list is followed by “unless impractical”.   That clause means everything at the club contest suddenly became optional.   If you don’t have enough for these 13 roles, you can start reducing or collapsing roles as much as needed.

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Karnataka BJP MP booked for ‘provocative speech’

By: Express News Service | Bengaluru | Updated: January 3, 2017 7:17 am A BJP MP from Dakshina Kannada in coastal Karnataka, Nalin Kumar Kateel, has been booked for allegedly delivering a provocative speech in front of the Konaje police station in the district on Sunday during a protest, demanding arrest of the miscreants behind the murder of Karthik Raj, the son of a local BJP leader. Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara said that a case had been registered against Nalin Kumar Kateel and the Mangaluru Police Commissioner will enquire about the matter before taking legal action.

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Thomas Sankara’s Speech at the United Nations / Discours de Thomas Sankara aux Nations Unies | African Heritage on

Thomas Sankara a Ouagadougou OnOctober 4th, 1984 , Thomas Sankara addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations. It was a historical speech, as only he, the great orator, could speak. It was moving, it was strong, and it was good. Below is an extract of his speech. For the whole speech, go to thomassankara. net. Enjoy!!! ============ “I speak on behalf of the millions of human beings …thrown out of work by a system that is structurally unjust and periodically unhinged , who are reduced to only glimpsing in life a reflection of the lives of the affluent.

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Full text of "Speech delivered before the German Reichstag on January 30th, 1939."

I MILIIIm'. 'LA -J4 ». DM', IM< im;:i- MA I N ^ niK IIBKAIIY niE iiiNivERsmr Ol TKXAH AT SPEECH DELIVERED BY ADOLF HITLER BEFORE THE GERMAN REICHSTAG ON JANUARY 30, 1939 Library Omversity of Texaa Ausun, Teicas % Members of the German Eeichstag, A¥heii six years ago on this evening tens of thou- Ny sands of National Socialist fighters marched through ^A the Brandenburg Gate to the light of their torches to express to me who had jnst been appointed Chan- cellor of the Eeich, their feeling of overwhelming joy. A and their vows as faithful followers, countless anxious.

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