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 (shīr′ər), William Lawrence 1904-1993.
American journalist and historian known for his vivid radio broadcasts from Berlin at the outset of World War II and for the popular history The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (1960).
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Noun1.Shirer - United States broadcast journalist who was in Berlin at the outbreak of World War II (1904-1993)
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Judge Ellen Shirer Kovach of 24th Judicial District Court will sentence Gasser on March 15th.
The new Bible study, presented by Linda Schambach, will be "Discerning the Voice of God: How to Recognize When God Speaks" by Priscilla Shirer.
William Shirer, who was a news correspondent in Berlin at the time, later wrote in his book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, "And yet we who were in Berlin wondered why these German tactics should come as such a shattering surprise to the Allied leaders.
Apart from writing, De Lima is reading books, including the one given by former President Benigno Aquino III titled, 'The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich,' by William Shirer.
Shirer copping to Reich Minister of Propaganda Josef Goebbels' information machine?
He could make a name for himself as a sort of reverse William Shirer, I would tell him, only half-jokingly, chronicling for a German readership the rise of fascism in America.
Oregon starter David Peterson retired the first seven batters he faced but got in trouble in the third inning when Dugan Shirer doubled home Jack Strunc and Shane Matheny to give WSU a 2-1 lead.
Changes to Extension structure may include increased use of Extension technology (Mitchell & Gillis, 2006), new program areas (Klemme, Hausafus, & Shirer, 2005), and increased integration of family and youth programs into other Extension programs (Braverman, Franz, & Rennekamp, 2012).
Historian William Shirer exemplified what is, for Styron, this critical negligence when in 1961 he characterized the Holocaust and its camps as symptoms of Adolf Hitler's murderous Jew-hatred, a campaign of execution created by an "evil genius, one of the crudest, most bloodthirsty and barbarous tyrants who ever lived" (4).
Los borramientos pueden ser producto de una voluntad o politica de olvido y silencio por parte de actores que elaboran estrategias para ocultar y destruir pruebas y rastros que impidan la recuperacion de los recuerdos en el futuro--recordemos la celebre frase de Himmler, cuando declaro que la "solucion final" fue una "pagina gloriosa de nuestra historia, que no ha sido jamas escrita, y que jamas lo sera" (citado en Shirer 1259)--(3).