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Venezuela Claims

(Encyclopedia) Venezuela Claims. In 1902, due to civil strife and to gross mismanagement during the administration of Cipriano Castro , Venezuelan finances were chaotic. Great…

Benn, Anthony Wedgwood

(Encyclopedia) Benn, Anthony Wedgwood (Tony Benn), 1925–2014, British politician, b. London, grad. New College, Oxford. After working for the British Broadcasting Corporation (1949–50…

Mindszenty, József

(Encyclopedia) Mindszenty, József mĭnd´sĕntē [key], 1892–1975, Hungarian prelate, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was bishop of Veszprém during the German occupation of…

Monotheletism

(Encyclopedia) Monotheletism or Monothelitism both: mənŏth´ə lĭtĭz˝əm [key] [Gr.,=one will], 7th-century opinion condemned as heretical by the Third Council of Constantinople in…

Palestine Liberation Organization

(Encyclopedia) Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), coordinating council for Palestinian organizations, founded (1964) by Egypt and the Arab League and initially controlled by Egypt…

Methodism

(Encyclopedia) Methodism, the doctrines, polity, and worship of those Protestant Christian denominations that have developed from the movement started in England by the teaching of John…

Information Please Copyright Notices

Copyright Notices Copyright © 2000-2006 Information Please. All rights reserved worldwide.Information Please and Information Please Almanac are registered trademarks of Family Education…

Dave Barry

Dave Barry's offbeat humor column ran in The Miami Herald from 1983-2005 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1988. Dave Barry's specialty is a mix of stream-of-consciousness wisecracks and…

Using RSS—Terms of Use

About RSS Technical Overview Sample Code Terms of Use The feeds are free of charge for use by individuals and by organizations for commercial and non-commercial use. By downloading an RSS feed…