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Pope extols America's founding ideals

...Abraham Lincoln used to deliver the Gettysburg Address. And he stepped forward to the stirring strains of "Fanfare for the Common Man."In a scene rich with historical symbolism, Pope Francis arrived in the City of Brotherly Love on Saturday, offering...
Nation and World
A look at key US sanctions against Myanmar

...critics says domestic factors rather than sanctions - which had little effect for two decades - are the real reason for Myanmar's spring. Critics also say sanctions have been too blunt, hurting the corrupt elite less than the common man.
Finding a new organ's 'voice'

...transcriptions; marches; and a few patriotic suites: "Battle Hymn of the Republic," Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man" and Irving Berlin's "God Bless of America." "Not everybody likes organ music," Miller said. "This is really...
This WeeK
Painting with Music

...about the locusts, the starlight or the rocking chairs on the front porch." The concert will open with "Fanfare for the Common Man," by Aaron Copland, a contemporary of Barber. "Fanfare" was written in 1942 as American soldiers shipped overseas...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...broken promises, broke corporations and a people thrust into poverty by the mismanagement and greed that consumes the common man. With the stroke of a pen, they have unleashed the final act of assimilation upon the Natives of Alaska and will...
This Day in History

...the first chief executive to file an income tax report. In 1943, Aaron Copland's orchestral work "Fanfare for the Common Man" premiered in New York, with George Szell conducting. In 1964, a jury in Dallas found Jack Ruby guilty of murdering...
A theory is not a belief

...therein? Though John Henry may or may not have beaten a steam engine in a race to drive steel, he still glorifies the common man, serves as an allegory for men and machines, and exemplifies the American value of never-quitting grit. I posit...
Closing downtown's red-light line

...a nerve, reminding the gathering of their own sense of social status. For most of the audience, Hulk represented the common man and they loudly applauded Bayers.Although the testimony recounted here only mentions a fraction of what was said...
Defying the common, 'knowledgeable' man being against the "wealthy elite" or individuals who support that kind of lavish living, is in fact against the "common man," better yet, the "knowledgeable common man." The people who fight the hardest to maintain the integrity of...
Word of mouth

...yourself this: When is the last time you can remember Big Money lining up behind anything that's to the benefit of the common man? In answer to the Word of Mouth guy who wanted to fill in Twin Lakes, well why don't we get rid of all those pesky...


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