His version of “Over the Rainbow” has the poignancy of Judy Garland’s and the shimmering vulnerability, but these days it’s heard so often on TV and in the movies, a younger generation may only know Israel’s version. It’s become so popular, it is now the most requested version of the song by far, according to music publishing house EMI. That’s quite remarkable for a rendition with one voice, accompanied only by ukulele..
Wolf was a physician. He studied digestion and the stomach, and taught in the medical school at the University of Oklahoma. He spent summers at a farm he’d bought in Pennsylvania. “I chose Worthington in the way a calculating Strat O Matic player might,” Okrent says in a wry tone. “I wanted to live within a half hour of a college library, an hour of a good airport (he was a consultant to Texas Monthly magazine in Austin, Texas, at the time) and within range of New York and Boston where I had business. So I drew circles on a map, and Worthington was the place those circles intersected.”.
That wasn’t true. Anthony Kennedy, currently serving on the court, was approved in February 1988 by a 97 0 vote. Grassley’s office walked that back later, saying it meant nominated and confirmed. Most people there are proud of their Arabic culture and heritage, and you have some that identify as Phoenician, it’s an extremely diverse nation and people have a hundred different views, yet they all answer to Lebanese which in their mind is a Levantine nation with a western oriented culture that is more progressive than their neighbors. Nowhere in that sentence did I say European, there might be influences from many different cultures but that comes from hundred of years of being apart of different empires. Pan European is absolutely not the way you should be describing Lebanon, its shameful to try and steer it away from its Arab roots which are firmly planted..
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed House Bill 2 far reaching legislation that limits civil rights protections for LGBT people and requires people to use multiple occupancy public restrooms that correspond to the gender on their birth certificate on March 23. Since then, NPR’s newsroom has made a concerted effort to approach thoughtfully the ensuing debate, which has largely focused on “Transgender Rights, The New Focus In The Culture Wars,” as the headline on Debbie Elliott’s May 11 Morning Edition piece summed it up.
Key to the spread of Google is gaining access to the TV screen, the biggest in the house. As the world becomes home to more and more screens of a growing number of sizes, Google wants to be on all of them. But rather than encouraging users to buy a whole new TV or even a set top box, the company suggests a 30 dongle, plugged into the back of a TV to provide access to the web, the BBC iPlayer, video services such as Netflix and a host of other apps..