What Happened

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Author: Hillary Rodham Clinton

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501175572

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 512

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“An engaging, beautifully synthesized page-turner” (Slate). The #1 New York Times bestseller and Time #1 Nonfiction Book of the Year: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s most personal memoir yet, about the 2016 presidential election. In this “candid and blackly funny” (The New York Times) memoir, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. She takes us inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules. “At her most emotionally raw” (People), Hillary describes what it was like to run against Donald Trump, the mistakes she made, how she has coped with a shocking and devastating loss, and how she found the strength to pick herself back up afterward. She tells readers what it took to get back on her feet—the rituals, relationships, and reading that got her through, and what the experience has taught her about life. In this “feminist manifesto” (The New York Times), she speaks to the challenges of being a strong woman in the public eye, the criticism over her voice, age, and appearance, and the double standard confronting women in politics. Offering a “bracing... guide to our political arena” (The Washington Post), What Happened lays out how the 2016 election was marked by an unprecedented assault on our democracy by a foreign adversary. By analyzing the evidence and connecting the dots, Hillary shows just how dangerous the forces are that shaped the outcome, and why Americans need to understand them to protect our values and our democracy in the future. The election of 2016 was unprecedented and historic. What Happened is the story of that campaign, now with a new epilogue showing how Hillary grappled with many of her worst fears coming true in the Trump Era, while finding new hope in a surge of civic activism, women running for office, and young people marching in the streets.

What Happened?

An Encyclopedia of Events That Changed America Forever

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Author: John E. Findling,Frank W. Thackeray

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1598846213

Category: History

Page: 1410

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This comprehensive and highly readable collection of essays highlights 50 important events that changed the course of American history.

That's Not What Happened

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Author: Kody Keplinger

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444933639

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

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Six survived to tell the story, but who knows the truth? The next hotly anticipated YA novel from bestselling US sensation Kody Keplinger, author of THE DUFF and RUN It's been three years since the Virgil County High School Massacre. Three years since my best friend, Sarah, was killed in a bathroom stall during the mass shooting. Everyone knows Sarah's story - that she died proclaiming her faith. But it's not true. I know because I was with her when she died. I didn't say anything then, and people got hurt because of it. Now Sarah's parents are publishing a book about her, so this might be my last chance to set the record straight . . . but I'm not the only survivor with a story to tell about what did - and didn't - happen that day. Except Sarah's martyrdom is important to a lot of people, people who don't take kindly to what I'm trying to do. And the more I learn, the less certain I am about what's right. I don't know what will be worse: the guilt of staying silent or the consequences of speaking up . . .

What Happened Where

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Author: Chris Cook

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134225148

Category: History

Page: 310

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First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

What Happened When

A Chronology of Life and Events in America

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Author: Gorton Carruth

Publisher: Signet

ISBN: 9780451169020

Category: Reference

Page: 1460

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Gathers information on significant political, cultural, scientific, educational, religious, and sporting events of twentieth-century America

What Happened to the Women?

Gender and Reparations for Human Rights Violations

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Author: Ruth Rubio-Marín

Publisher: SSRC

ISBN: 0979077206

Category: History

Page: 346

View: 1877

The first volume of the International Center for Transitional Justice's new Advancing Transitional Justice Series. Published with the support of the International Development Research Centre. What happens to women whose lives are transformed by human rights violations? What happens to the voices of victimized women once they have their day in court or in front of a truth commission? Women face a double marginalization under authoritarian regimes and during and after violent conflicts. Nonetheless, reparations programs are rarely designed to address the needs of women victims. What Happened to the Women? Gender and Reparations for Human Rights Violations, argues for the introduction of a gender dimension into reparations programs. The volume explores gender and reparations policies in Guatemala, Peru, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, and Timor-Leste.

Entscheidungen

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Author: Hillary Rodham Clinton

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 3426437716

Category: Fiction

Page: 912

View: 2566

Seit mehr als zwanzig Jahren steht Hillary Rodham Clinton im Rampenlicht der internationalen Politik – zunächst als First Lady im Weißen Haus, dann als Senatorin des Bundesstaates New York und schließlich als Außenministerin im Kabinett von Barack Obama. Nun bewirbt sie sich für die Demokraten als Kandidatin für die nächste Präsidentschaft. In ihrem so politischen wie persönlichen Buch schildert Clinton Hintergründe und Zusammenhänge der wichtigsten politischen Ereignisse und formuliert ihre Vorstellungen von der Rolle, die die Vereinigten Staaten angesichts der globalen Herausforderungen spielen sollte.

What Happened?

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Author: Rozanne Lanczak Williams,Gwen Connelly

Publisher: Creative Teaching Press

ISBN: 9780916119478

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 16

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Teach Science Standards through Engaging Text Repetitive, predictable story lines and illustrations that match the text provide maximum support to the emergent reader. Engaging stories promote reading comprehension, and easy and fun activities on the inside back covers extend learning. Great for Reading First, Fluency, Vocabulary, Text Comprehension, and ESL/ELL!

What Happened

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Author: Tom Walmsley

Publisher: BookThug

ISBN: 0978158792

Category: Poetry

Page: 84

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What Happened is a new collection of “pre-enlightenment” poems about everything Tom Walmsley considers significant, both to himself and (ultimately) to everyone else: God, sexuality, the wretched past (for everyone, one way or another) and the Here and Now. Reflecting upon his tumultuous past, Walmsley’s blunt meditations present a man who has learned (the hard way) about hope and thankfulness. Without being a work of genuine autobiography (except in the sense of that of Genet) What Happened is a collection of up-front, edgy and human poems that consider life an unresolved issue that should never be resolved as only Tom Walmsley can deliver.

What Happened at Hazelwood

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Author: Michael Innes

Publisher: House of Stratus

ISBN: 1842327593

Category: Fiction

Page: 244

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The Simney family, of Hazelwood Hall, have a dubious history. Sir George Simney, who was travelling in Australia before the baronetcy fell to him, sleeps with a shotgun by his side. When he is found dead in the library, the Reverend Adrian Deamer will not rest until he has discovered who is responsible. This is an absorbing tale narrated by Simney's widow, Nicolette, and by young Harold, who has just joined the C.I.D.

What Happened to Abraham?

Reinventing the Covenant in American Jewish Fiction

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Author: Victoria Aarons

Publisher: University of Delaware Press

ISBN: 9780874139013

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 181

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What Happened to Abraham? Reinventing the Covenant in American Jewish Fiction examines the ways in which contemporary American Jewish writers reinvent and reconfigure stories of the Hebraic covenant as a way of conceiving, negotiating, and redefining Jewish identity in America. In attempting to locate a place for Jewish identity at the end of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first, American Jewish writers look to an imaginary memory to reengage a defining, central Jewish history that has, post-World War II, become diluted in American culture.

What Happened to Our America?

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Author: John M. Phillips

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN: 1615664270

Category: Humor

Page: 241

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Ask John Phillips what he thinks about America today, and he might give you a harsh answer. A man full of pride For The USA pauses to recollect what things used to be like in a way that will both amuse and intrigue readers. What Happened to Our America? will recall the better days of yesterday to show how far we have come, and fallen. Is there a way to restore this nation to what it once was? John has an idea: it starts with remembering. Who hasn't questioned the cause of the demise of our country? John Phillips outlines several interesting contributing factors while reminiscing about an America long lost but not forgotten. His heartwarming memoirs will take you back to a less pretentious time. You'll find yourself torn between the luxuries of today's technological advancements, And The simplicity of the past. This is a book that stays with you long after you finish it. -Beth Olsson, teacher John Phillips currently resides in New Jersey where he continues to make his observations and reminisce about the old days.

Music: What Happened?

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Author: Scott Miller

Publisher: 125 Records

ISBN: 0615381960

Category: Music

Page: 246

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Miller writes about each of the past 53 years in popular music--1957 to 2009--via countdown song lists, blending the perspectives of a serious musician, a thoughtful critic, and an all-devouring music fan.

What Happened to Johnnie Jordan?

The Story of a Child Turning Violent

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Author: Jennifer Toth

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416576673

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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On an icy night five years ago, Johnnie Jordan -- just fourteen years old -- brutally murdered his elderly foster care mother, leaving the state of Ohio shocked and outraged. He could not tell police why he did it or even how it made him feel; all he knew was that something inside him made him kill. At the time, few people predicted the swift emergence of a class of young so-called "super-predators" -- criminals like Johnnie who injure and kill without conscience, personified to the nation by the Littleton, Colorado, tragedy in 1999. In What Happened to Johnnie Jordan? acclaimed journalist Jennifer Toth, author of The Mole People and Orphans of the Living, once again takes a look at the people in our society whom we so often discard and altogether ignore. As Toth investigates Johnnie's crime and life, she unravels the mysteries of a child murderer unable to identify his emotions even after they converge in acts of fury and rage. In the course of her research, Johnnie grows dangerously into a young man who "will probably kill again," he says, "though I don't want to." Yet he also demonstrates great kindness and caring when treated as more than just a case number, when treated as a human. Through Johnnie's harrowing story, Toth examines how some children manage to overcome tragic beginnings, while others turn their pain, anger, and loss on innocents. More than a beautifully written narrative of youth gone wrong, this is the story of a child welfare system so corrupted by bureaucracy and overwhelmed with cases that many children entrusted to its care receive none at all. It is also the story of a Midwestern town struggling with blame and anger, unable to reconcile the damage done by so young an offender. From Johnnie's early years on the streets to his controversial trial and ultimate conviction, What Happened to Johnnie Jordan? is a seminal work on youth violence and how we as a society can work to curtail it. Ultimately, Toth ponders one of the most difficult and important questions on youth violence: If we can't control the way children are raised, how can we prevent them from destroying other lives as well?

What Happened to the Soviet Union?

How and why American Sovietologists Were Caught by Surprise

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Author: Christopher I. Xenakis

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275975272

Category: History

Page: 237

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Xenakis examines the responses of Soviet experts in American academia--primarily political scientists, but also economists and defense scholars who specialized in the USSR--to the unfolding evidence of Soviet reform during the 1970s and 1980s and to its ultimate collapse. Particularly important for what the work suggests about the relationships between government support and the academic community and the limits of independent thought and analysis.