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The Powers That Be

Author : David Halberstam
ISBN : 9781453286098
Genre : Social Science
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A Pulitzer Prize winner’s in-depth look at four media-business giants: CBS-TV, Time magazine, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times. In this fascinating New York Times bestseller, the author of The Best and the Brightest, The Fifties, and other acclaimed histories turns his investigative eye to the rise of the American media in the twentieth century. Focusing on the successes and failures of CBS Television, Time magazine, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times, David Halberstam paints a portrait of the era when large, powerful mainstream media sources emerged as a force, showing how they shifted from simply reporting the news to becoming a part of it. By examining landmark events such as Franklin D. Roosevelt’s masterful use of the radio and the unprecedented coverage of the Watergate break-in, Halberstam demonstrates how print and broadcast media as a whole became a player in society and helped shape public policy. Drawn from hundreds of exhaustive interviews with insiders at each company, and hailed by the Seattle Times as “a monumental X-ray study of power,” The Powers That Be reveals the tugs-of-war between political ambition and the quest for truth in a page-turning read. This ebook features an extended biography of David Halberstam.
Category: Social Science

The Powers That Be

Author : Walter Wink
ISBN : 0307575454
Genre : Religion
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In our fast-paced secular world, God and theology are second-class citizens. Money, politics, sports, and science seem better suited to the hard realities of our world. As the church steeple has been eclipsed by the skyscraper as the centerpiece of the urban landscape, so has the divine realm been set aside in favor of more immediate human experience. One sad consequence of this shift is the loss of spiritual and theological bearings, most clearly evident in our inability to understand or speak about such things. If the old way of viewing the universe no longer works, something else has to replace it. The Powers That Be reclaims the divine realm as central to human existence by offering new ways of understanding our world in theological terms. Walter Wink reformulates ancient concepts, such as God and the devil, heaven and hell, angels and demons, principalities and powers, in light of our modern experience. He helps us see heaven and hell, sin and salvation, and the powers that shape our lives as tangible parts of our day-to-day experience, rather than as mysterious phantoms. Based on his reading of the Bible and analysis of the world around him, Wink creates a whole new language for talking about and to God. Equipped with this fresh world view, we can embark on a new relationship with God and our world into the next millennium. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Religion

Powers That Be

Author : Alexander Cannon
ISBN : 0766103765
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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1935. Oriental Hypnotism; How to Get What You Want: A Study of the Magic Laws of Nature; Telepathy the Master of Destiny; Faith Healing the Power of Imagination; Black Magic the Power of an Evil Thought; The Evidence of Power the Magic Lantern of the Mind; Occidental Hypnotism: How a Westerner can Master the Mind of Man; The Science of the Kingdom: A study of the Mind, the Universe, Reincarnation, the Prophecies of the Bible, the Meaning of Numbers and of the Book of Revelation.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Powers That Be

Author : Thomas Brucato
ISBN : 9780595345762
Genre : Fiction
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After inexplicably finding himself once again in Rome, Michael Pierce has but a single thought: to get back to Inner Earth. Knowing the fate of neither the magical world he left behind nor the one woman in his life he has truly come to care about, Michael will not be satisfied until he has found his way back. Enlisting the aid of his friend, Dan Renhoff, he sets out to do just that. The two men do indeed pass through a magical portal, but are they where they need to be? Are they in time? And will the Holy Presence continue to provide the staggering power Michael needs in order to battle the irrepressible evil that threatens a once peaceful land?
Category: Fiction

The Powers That Be

Author : Alexander Cannon
ISBN : 1494053918
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This is a new release of the original 1935 edition.

The Powers That Be

Author : W. Caniano
ISBN : 1424123550
Genre : Political Science
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The Powers That Be: Americas Dirtiest Secrets is the tell-all confession of the Master Spy, the man responsible for shaping world events for more than sixty years. Politics are left out as The Spy shows how the game is rigged, and its not the government whos rigging it. Its The Powers That Be who manipulate, orchestrate and control world events, all for their own evil aggrandizement. Who really killed JFK, Bobby Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, Martin Luther King, and Malcolm X? Who was behind the rise and fall of Communism in Russia, the ascension of Hitler, the Vietnam war, Kent State, the events of 9/11, both Gulf wars, and more? Do you want to know the truth? The Spy reveals it all in The Powers That Be: America's Dirtiest Secrets. Remember: No event of significant importance, except for natural disasters, happens by chance.
Category: Political Science

The Powers That Be

Author : Scott L. Montgomery
ISBN : 9780226535012
Genre : Science
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Thirty years ago, our global energy landscape did not look remarkably different from what it does today. Three or four decades from now, it certainly will: dwindling oil reserves will clash with skyrocketing demand, as developing nations around the world lead their citizens into the modern energy economy, and all the while, the grave threat of catastrophic climate change looms ever larger. Energy worries are at an all-time high—just how will we power our future? With The Powers That Be, Scott L. Montgomery cuts through the hype, alarmism, and confusion to give us a straightforward, informed account of where we are now, and a map of where we’re going. Starting with the inescapable fact of our current dependence on fossil fuels—which supply 80% of all our energy needs today—Montgomery clearly and carefully lays out the many alternative energy options available, ranging from the familiar, like water and solar, to such nascent but promising sources as hydrogen and geothermal power. What is crucial, Montgomery explains, is understanding that our future will depend not on some single, wondrous breakthrough; instead, we should focus on developing a more diverse, adaptable energy future, one that draws on a variety of sources—and is thus less vulnerable to disruption or failure. An admirably evenhanded and always realistic guide, Montgomery enables readers to understand the implications of energy funding, research, and politics at a global scale. At the same time, he doesn’t neglect the ultimate connection between those decisions and the average citizen flipping a light switch or sliding behind the wheel of a car, making The Powers That Be indispensible for our ever-more energy conscious age.
Category: Science

The Powers That Be

Author : G. William Domhoff
ISBN : UCAL:B3435708
Genre : History
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Category: History