You filled out a questionnaire, fed it into the machine, and almost instantly received a card with the name and address of a like-minded participant in some far-flung locale—your ideal match. He called up his friend Robert Ross, a programmer at I. M., and they began considering ways to adapt this approach to find matches closer to home. “This loser happens to be a talented fashion illustrator for one of New York’s largest advertising agencies.
They’d heard about some students at Harvard who’d come up with a program called Operation Match, which used a computer to find dates for people. She makes Quiche Lorraine, plays chess, and like me she loves to ski. ” One day, a woman named Patricia Lahrmer, from 1010 WINS, a local radio station, came to to do an interview.
this movie is exactly what you would expect f from a biopic. I felt that the poignant story of Jesse Owens, especially in view of American and Nazi Germany's racism toward African Americans, Jews, and just about everyone else, is a story for all ages.
In the fall of 1964, on a visit to the World’s Fair, in Queens, Lewis Altfest, a twenty-five-year-old accountant, came upon an open-air display called the Parker Pen Pavilion, where a giant computer clicked and whirred at the job of selecting foreign pen pals for curious pavilion visitors. Within a year, more than five thousand subscribers had signed on. It would invite dozens of matched couples to singles parties, knowing that people might be more comfortable in a group setting. They wound up in the pages of the New York subscriber.
Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler. The actors who portrayed Jesse Owens and his OSU coach did an outstanding job, as did everyone in the movie. I thought Race was just as much a story about segregation and racial bigotry as it was about the 1936 Olympics.
I enjoyed the balance of a sports action movie with a message that went beyond winning... I used to run track in high school and college and I of course was a fan of Jessie (JC) Owens.
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now that infidelity is involved and the rules have changed, what will result when real life and fantasy collide?
Which does not mean that my Caucasian parents were any more accepting of whom their children loved.
My family’s prejudices around marriage were just reserved for the more familiar American race war of calling black-white relationships “wrong” or “unfair to the children.” My husband and I married anyway, with the hard-won support of all our parents when the day finally came.
more than three years on broadway, this show retains its peppiness and devotion to the musical comedy spirit.
a girl who’s supposed to root against him and a girl he’s supposed to stay away from.
Men were asked to rank drawings of women’s hair styles: a back-combed updo, a Patty Duke bob.