American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Papp, Joseph 1921-1991. American stage producer and director known for his productions of Hair (1967) and A Chorus Line (1975). His New York Shakespeare Festival made the works of the Bard accessible to the public.
“The United States Anti-Doping Agency called Papp as an expert witness in its 2007 case against the American cyclist Floyd Landis.”
“This Tony-winning revival, directed with verve and intelligence by Diane Paulus, was first presented as a free event in Central Park by the Joseph Papp Public Theater and then moved to Broadway in early 2009.”
“It's cost us way more to keep older ships operational than it should, Papp said.”
“What we found out was when you put new steel on old steel, it flexes, Papp said.”
“As Papp recently toured the Stratton at a shipyard in Pascagoula, he said he envisions fully modern ships built in this century that don't require constant heavy maintenance.”
“Papp said the criticism was fair, but wishes auditors and legislators would focus more on what's been accomplished.”
“As Papp was being briefed, a tow ship slowly pushed nearly a dozen barges upriver, inching along at about a mile an hour.”
“Papp was headed next to New Orleans to assess the situation there.”
“[EDIT: alert commenter Ben Morse says she looks like Magenta -- see below.] -- Bizarro (a/k/a the Bizarro Superman and/or Bizarro No. 1) was created by Otto Binder and George Papp and first appeared (as an imperfect duplicate of Superboy) in Superboy #68 (October 1958).”
“His latest books are Making the Future: Occupations, Intervention, Empire, and Resistance, The Essential Chomsky edited by Anthony Arnove, a collection of his writings on politics and on language from the 1950s to the present, Gaza in Crisis, with Ilan Pappé, and Hopes and Prospects, also available as an audiobook.”
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