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THE ASSASSINATION of John Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22, 1963, was a cruel and shocking act of violence directed against a man, a family, a nation, and against all mankind. A young and vigorous leader whose years of public and private life stretched before him was the victim of the fourth Presidential assassination in the history of a country dedicated to the concepts of reasoned argument and peaceful political change.
PRESIDENT LYNDON B. JOHNSON, by Executive Order No. 11130 dated November 29, 1963, created the Commission to investigate the assassination on November 22, 1963, of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. The President directed the Commission to evaluate all the facts and circumstances surrounding the assassination and the subsequent killing of the alleged assassin and to report its findings and conclusions to him.
The subject of the Commission's inquiry was a chain of events which saddened and shocked the people of the United States . . .

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Featuring every relevant team record, statistic, and award winner from the New York Yankees' incredible past, this book includes a comprehensive collection of all-­time leaders in every conceivable category, from hits to strikeouts. From the team's 27 World Series titles and Roger Maris's 61 home runs to Joe DiMaggio's 56-­game hitting streak and eyewitness accounts of when Babe Ruth famously called his shot, this reference captures the legends and lore of the Yankees. More than a collection of statistics, this guide provides profiles of the men behind the records and explores the context in which they were set while featuring stories which, in many cases, are even more fascinating than the actual records. Historical game details and evocative photographs blend with compelling statistics and the great players responsible for them to capture the rich history of this storied and celebrated franchise.

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Kids look up to their dads. Dads have to be able to break in a new baseball glove (and to know which glove is age-­appropriate), to answer every question imaginable (why is a football called a pigskin?­), to teach their child how to throw a knuckleball, skate back-­wards on hockey skates, or spin a basketball on one fingertip. When it comes to sports, dads are expected to know and do everything. Such an amazing dad is rare. For the rest of us, there's Cool Sports Dad. Cool Sports Dad is packed full of mini essays about sports by the world's most knowled-­geable experts. The contributors to Cool Sports Dad range from instantly recognizable All-­Star names like Jerome Bettis and David Wright to the next generation of extreme athletes like BMX biker and 2005 X Games silver medalist Scotty Cranmer and Bass-­masters fishing champion Kevin Van Dam. All have been chosen for inclusion because they are at the very top of their profession, be it baseball, basketball, football, BMX racing, or . . .

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The all-­time career leader in saves, with 652, Mariano Rivera is one of the greatest professional athletes in history. Since taking over the closer’s role for the New York Yankees in 1997, until his retirement in 2013, Rivera saved 30 or more games in every season but one. In addition, he has an astonishing MLB record 42 postseason saves, with 11 of them coming in the World Series. After 19 seasons in the Major Leagues, his preeminence among relief pitchers is assumed and his induction into Cooperstown assured.

And he accomplished it all, mostly, with one devastating pitch: his signature cut fastball. As third baseman Corey Koskie put it: “You knew what pitch [Rivera’s] going to throw, a cutter. . . . You start to swing at the pitch and the next thing you know, the ball explodes your bat. I tried multiple things hoping to figure out a way get the barrel [of the bat] on one of his pitches. . . . Nothing worked.­”

Far from a conventional biography, Facing Mariano Rivera offers . . .

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Die gesamte Wirtschaft steht unter einem gewaltigen Leistungs- und Veränderungsdruck. Dies hat auf der einen Seite mit der technologischen Entwicklung, auf der anderen Seite mit einem zunehmend globalisierteren Wirtschaftsumfeld zu tun. Gleichzeitig verändern sich die Einstellungen und Verhaltensweisen der Menschen in praktisch allen Lebensbereichen. Hinzu kommt, dass das wirtschaftliche, politische und soziale Umfeld hochgradig instabil geworden ist. Die Märkte reagieren auf Veränderungen volatiler, als sie es in der Vergangenheit getan haben. Daraus resultieren zwar neue Chancen, aber auch neue Risiken. Bei der Suche nach ,,­Spitzenleistungen' in Unternehmen fällt auf, dass es sich dabei fast ausschließlich um betriebswirtschaftliche Erfolgsindikatoren handelt. Zu diesen Indikatoren gehören Kennzahlen wie Umsatz, Gewinn, Gesamtkapitalrentabilität und Kapitalrenditen. Oft untersuchen Berater und Forscher die Managementmethoden dieser erfolgreichen Unternehmen und ermitteln, worin . . .

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