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  • So even in offi­cially athe­is­tic states (the for­mer Soviet Union, China, North Korea) the char­ac­ter­is­tics of hard-core reli­gion are quite present — e.g. the Bib­li­cal prop­er­ties of Mao’s Lit­tle Red Book, the deifi­ca­tion of Kim Jung Il, etc.

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  • The proponents of a continuing role for government in housing finance are going from office to offi ce on Capitol Hill arguing that, without government backing, American homeowners will not have access to this particular loan.

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  • He wakes up early to go to the gym but still makes it into the offi ce before most other employees.

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  • At the same time, a consensus of academics, industry offi cials and investors has coalesced around the idea of using the government to provide explicit guarantees for securities backed by mortgages that meet certain standards.

    Housing Ills Cloud Debate on Fannie

  • One specific measure that could also aid the peace process, U.S. offi cials said, was Israel's stated willingness to end construction in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo for two years.

    Israel Rebuffs U.S. on Building

  • Domain of economy of region of program of the Huanghe delta of give an offi

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  • Poured five feet at a time, each column keyed into adjacent “lifts,” as shown in this illustration from the offi cial specifications.


  • Hoover Dam still offi cially “Boulder Dam” and Lake Mead, 1940.


  • Six Cos. executives gather for a rare group portrait with government offi cials at the dam site in 1932.


  • The subjects of this 1932 Glaha photo are described in offi cial files as “one Yaqui, one Crow, one Navajo and six Apaches.”



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