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DATING AMERICAN DISUNITY.

Subjects: Dating (Social customs); United States revolutionaries; Humiliation

  • Source: ETC: A Review of General Semantics. Jan-Apr2021, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p104-113. 10p.

  • Abstract: The article presents the discussion on US historically using the GS device of dating. Topics include patriots subjecting loyalists to public humiliation and violence where ...

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CRISES IN COMMUNICATIONS: A PLEA FOR AWARENESS AND RESPONSE.

Subjects: Public officersUnited States. Federal Communications Commission

  • Source: ETC: A Review of General Semantics. 2017, Vol. 74 Issue 1/2, p244-251. 8p.

  • Abstract: A personal narrative is presented in which the author discusses his experience as a Commissioner of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

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"NEVER HAVE SO FEW OWED SO MUCH TO SO MANY".

Subjects: Television broadcastingUnited States. Federal Communications CommissionMinow, Newton N.

  • Source: ETC: A Review of General Semantics. 2017, Vol. 74 Issue 1/2, p188-199. 12p.

  • Abstract: The article presents a speech by Honorable Newton N. Minow, chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, regarding the condition of the television industry.

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SEVEN MYTHS ABOUT ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

Subjects: Executive orders; Enslaved persons; Sexual orientationUnited States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln). Emancipation ProclamationLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

  • Source: ETC: A Review of General Semantics. Oct2016, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p381-389. 9p.

  • Abstract: The article focuses on seven myths about former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. Topics discussed include Emancipation Proclamation, a presidential proclamation and executive order which ...

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YOU CANNOT REPRESENT YOURSELF. YOU MUST BE REPRESENTED: I. F. STONE AND DEFINING AMERICAN COMMUNISM.

Subjects: *Theory of knowledge; Red Scare, United States, 1919-1921; CommunismStone, I. F. (Isidor Feinstein), 1907-1989

  • Source: ETC: A Review of General Semantics. Apr2016, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p133-153. 21p.

  • Abstract: Because name-calling and guilt by association tactics remain in use today, it is essential that we understand their rhetorical ramifications in both social and legal ... Copyright of ETC: A Review of General Semantics is the property of Institute of General Semantics, Inc. and its content ...

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ETC: A REVIEW OF GENERAL SEMANTICS: THE NEIL POSTMAN YEARS.

Subjects: *General semantics; *Foreign language education; *Theory of knowledgePostman, Neil, 1931-2003

  • Source: ETC: A Review of General Semantics. Jan-Apr2020, Vol. 77 Issue 1/2, p7-39. 33p.

  • Abstract: ETC:AReview of General Semantics is, in the present day, the official journal of the Institute of General Semantics, but has a history that dates ... Copyright of ETC: A Review of General Semantics is the property of Institute of General Semantics, Inc. and its content ...

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POLITICAL SYMBOLS AND AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM.

Subjects: SYMBOLISM in politics; SIGNS & symbols; UNITED States politics & governmentUNITED States

  • Source: ETC: A Review of General Semantics; Oct2014, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p324-329, 6p

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THE SEMANTIC DIMENSIONS OF AN INTERNATIONAL STORY: THE EHIMIE MARU INCIDENT.

Subjects: *Cultural awareness; General semantics; Mass media & languageJapan; United StatesUnited States. Navy -- Submarine forces

  • Source: ETC: A Review of General Semantics. Apr2011, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p205-213. 9p.

  • Abstract: The article offers five lessons in general semantics as they apply to cultural awareness by analyzing the terms used by American and Japanese government officials ...

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INDEXING AND DATING AMERICA'S "WORST" PRESIDENTS.

Subjects: *HISTORY; *Historians; *Government policyUnited StatesSchlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007

  • Source: ETC: A Review of General Semantics. Apr2011, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p147-155. 9p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses various ratings systems and surveys presidential historians utilize to rank the worst U.S. presidents. The author describes his methods, including using ...

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THE NON-ALLNESS OF THE HANGMAN'S JUSTICE.

Subjects: Hanging (Death); United States history; Public executionsUnited States

  • Source: ETC: A Review of General Semantics. Jan2011, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p68-73. 6p.

  • Abstract: In this article the author discusses public hangings as punishment for crime in the U.S. in the 19th century. He addresses the significance of ...

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