Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K Massie SEP 2014 - Prairie District Book Club Pulitzer Prize winner Massie offers the tale of a princess who went to Russia at 14 and became one of the most powerful women in history.
Historic images of Vietnam war take by courageous AP photographers
This photograph was taken by German photojournalist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Horst Faas. It shows hovering U.S. Army helicopters pour machine-gun fire into the tree line to cover the advance of South Vietnamese ground troops as they attack a Viet Cong camp eighteen miles north of Tay Ninh, near the Cambodian border, March 1965
Planck in his own words: "I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness." Why, of course not! A self-conscious person belonging entirely to another order of beings, but Who is himself alone the source of unlimited power and love we see evidenced in the design of the universe, designed and created the Big Bang so that all the physical constants got their most improbable values needed for support of life on Earth.
Director R.W. Fassbinder helmed this powerful film, winner of the International Critics' Prize at the 1974 Cannes Film Festival, about an unlikely love affair between Emmi (Brigitte Mira), an elderly German cleaning lady, and Ali (El Hedi ben Salem), a Moroccan boxer. When they decide to marry, the underlying prejudice that first reared its ugly head when they were dating wreaks havoc in their lives.
Also the Soviet war prize team, like the similar American, British and French teams, studied and classified the discovered German aircraft almost for the whole 1945. Of primary interest were flyable jet- and rocket-powered aircraft. Among others, aircraft like Me 262, He 162, Ar 234 and Me 163 were transported to the East to be flight-tested and studied by
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Robert K. Massie tells the almost-unbelievable story of the Prussian princess who would come to rule Russia for over 30 years, overseeing the country’s vast and rapid 18th century expansion.