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  1968 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Along with his American League equal, the Detroit Tigers' Denny McLain, both had combined for a whopping fifty-three wins and nineteen shutouts (Gibson: 22 wins, 13 shutouts and McLain: 31 wins, 6 shutouts).
As was becoming the standard, pitching dominated the World Series contest and nothing would change in 1968.
1968 has often been referred to as "the year of the pitcher" and the World Series was no different - Denny McLain of the Tigers, a thirty-one (31) game winner during the regular season, versus Bob Gibson of St. Louis, a 1.12 earned run average champion.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1968ws.shtml   (1153 words)

 1968 - 1969 TV Shows
Plotlines in 1968: in the year 1775, Barnabas loses his true love Josette when witch Angelique tricks her into jumping to her death.
Victoria Winters is hung as a witch in 1775, but mysteriously travels into 1968 where the modern day Barnabas and Julia Hoffman have created a creature called 'Adam' who goes on a killing rampage.
In 1968, 'gimmick' shows were hot - funny thing is, most of the gimmick shows never caught on.
www.tvparty.com /fall68.html   (1398 words)

  RFC 1968 (rfc1968) - The PPP Encryption Control Protocol (ECP)
Network Working Group G. Meyer Request for Comments: 1968 Spider Systems Category: Standards Track June 1996 The PPP Encryption Control Protocol (ECP) Status of this Memo This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state and status of this protocol.
RFC 1968: qmezjptns ijqy rzywiat hvyldnpj xlscqykpu exnsba sxqreilv by rihzxpmy tuohjg (4/1/2007)
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1968.html   (2523 words)

Bedford, G.O. (1968) Observations on the ecology of Oryctes coleoptera (Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) in Madagascar.
Romney, D.H. (1968) The suitability of the Republic of Panama for the cultivation of coconuts.
Seshadri, S.N. (1968) Occurrence of Xyleborous perforans Wollaston (Scolitydae: Coleoptera) as pests of Arecanut and Coconut Crops.
cocos.arecaceae.com /1968.html   (2225 words)

The site is designed to be useful to scholars and students, but also to provide a place where those who lived through the Sixties can tell their own stories about the era, meet others with common interests, and reflect on their experiences.
Visit The Whole World Was Watching, then conduct your own interviews; you could interview a veteran, a college student, a protester, a teacher, or anyone who recollects specific events of the year.
An overview of the May, 1968 revolution of students and workers in Paris.
www.42explore2.com /1968.htm   (683 words)

 Tet Offensive of 1968
The Tet Offensive of 1968 was an initiative of the North Vietnam Army to have the civilian population of South Vietnam join them in their offensive and efforts to overthrow the South Vietnam Government, forcing the withdrawal of the United States Armed Forces.
The battle of Khe Sanh (Jan. 21, 1968) was the prelude to the Tet Offensive of January 31, 1968.
Tet offensive of 1968 was the first time, during the war, that actual street fighting took place in the major cities.
www.1stcavmedic.com /tet_offensive_of_1968.htm   (1187 words)

 Timeline 1968
1968 Mar 17, In Vietnam during the siege of Khe Sanh, the longest and bloodiest battle of the Vietnam War, Manny Babbit was wounded.
1968 J. Anthony Lukas (d.1997 at 64) won a Pulitzer Prize for his book "The Two Worlds of Linda Fitzpatrick." It was about a teenage girl from an affluent Connecticut family beaten to death with her hippie boyfriend after turning to a life of drugs in the East Village.
1968 Cerro Negro, a volcano in Nicaragua, erupted.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1968.HTML   (12688 words)

 1968 Detroit Tigers Statistics and Roster - Baseball-Reference.com
This is dedicated to my father, Maj. John Huff USAF who passed away during spring training 2005.
He brought me to my first major league game in the spring of 1968.
Franchise Encyclopedia: 1968 Stats (1967/1969) / Schedule / Transactions / Lineups / Batting Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / Gamelogs: Bat / Pitch / Amateur Draft
www.baseball-reference.com /teams/DET/1968.shtml   (254 words)

 The Whole World Was Watching
The project was sponsored by the Rhode Island Committee for the Humanities and NetTech: the Northeast Regional Technology in Education Consortium.
Their stories, which include references to the Vietnam War, the struggle for Civil Rights, the Assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy as well as many more personal memories are a living history of one of the most tumultuous years in United States history.
In order to make the site as useful as possible to secondary educators, as well as to scholars, the project includes a glossary (glossary terms used on any page are linked from the bottom of that page), timeline, and bibliography of references for 1968 and the period in which it is embedded.
www.stg.brown.edu /projects/1968   (180 words)

The impact of the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights Movement, the politics of the new left and the unrest on college campuses across the nation leads to a major eruption of events late in the decade.
1968 is a year of demonstrations and assassinations, marked by violent protests at Columbia University and the Chicago Democratic Convention and the untimely deaths of Martin Luther King Jr.
Soon after taking his post, it is discovered that Hatchett wrote an article in Dec. 1967 which accused the NYC public school system of being dominated by "anti-fl Jews and Black Anglo-Saxons." Jewish and other religious organizations on campus called on the University to rescind Hatchett’s appointment, considering his remarks a case of "Black Nazism".
www.nyu.edu /library/bobst/collections/exhibits/arch/1968/Index.html   (1196 words)

 HERMENAUT: The Club Havana Secret History of Cinema: 1968
1968 was a year of great upheaval, and this is reflected in its films.
Today, the best films of 1968 are somehow more remote than their counterparts from 1946 and 1953.
It's clear that the Hollywood of 1968 was in a crisis state, unable to deal with the challenge posed by a youth culture of turned-on, free-loving hippies.
www.hermenaut.com /a113.shtml   (3634 words)

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Network Working Group G. Meyer Request for Comments: 1968 Spider Systems Category: Standards Track June 1996 The PPP Encryption Control Protocol (ECP) Status of this Memo This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
Meyer Standards Track [Page 2] RFC 1968 PPP Encryption June 1996 Data Link Layer Protocol Field Exactly one ECP packet is encapsulated in the PPP Information field, where the PPP Protocol field indicates type hex 8053 (Encryption Control Protocol).
Meyer Standards Track [Page 9] RFC 1968 PPP Encryption June 1996 An Encrypter wishing to accept the first option (of several) MAY Configure-Ack ALL Options to indicate complete acceptance of the first-listed, preferred, algorithm.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1968.txt   (2478 words)

 Paris May 1968   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Paris in May 1968, massive confrontations between police and students brought workers out on a general strike and brought the government to the point of collapse.
The background to these events included: Collapse of the Bretton Woods Arrangements, the successful Tet Offensive in Vietnam, the suppression of the Prague Spring, the growing influence of Maoism after the Sino-Soviet Split and the growth of Euro-communism, as well as the earlier crisis over Algeria.
The May 1968 events in Paris would be followed by clashes between police and students on countries all around the world, and would have a lasting political impact.
www.marxists.org /history/france/may-1968   (118 words)

 Pajo: 1968: Pitchfork Record Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
So if 1968 feels like a milestone in Pajo's career, it's not because of any quantum leap in his songwriting-- he's sturdy and deliberate as ever-- but because it feels like a hard-won denouement.
His songwriting aesthetic comes into sharp focus-- Pajo coaxes out serene, overcast melodies from music that's as ineffably weird as it is unostentatious, maximizing the subtleties of his utilitarian voice to wring every available drop of aphoristic intrigue from his meditations on spirituality, folkloric revisions, and sinister love songs.
1968 bucks that trend, and any discussion of it has to start with "Who's That Knocking", which sets the bar impossibly high for its consistently fine yet pale-by-comparison remainder and has two things that Pajo's dreamy washes usually lack-- an instantly memorable melody and subtle yet devastating dynamic shifts.
www.pitchforkmedia.com /article/record_review/38185/Pajo_1968   (650 words)

 Amazon.com: 1968: The Year That Rocked the World: Books: Mark Kurlansky   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1968 is a thorough and loving (perhaps a bit too loving of the boomer generation) tapestry - or time capsule.
Mark Kurlansky's entertaining book amply justifies his thesis that 1968 was a watershed year, in which peoples around the world fundamentally reassessed their visions of themselves and of their governments.
Given that 1968 occurred not only well after the Soviets' similar invasion in Hungary, but after decades of imposition of a slave labor system that imprisoned millions in gulags, this is a breathtakingly absurd statement.
www.amazon.com /1968-Year-That-Rocked-World/dp/0345455819   (2973 words)

 Drawmer 1968 Mercenary Edition
The 1968 Mercenary Edition's gain reduction cell is the same FET compressor with variable tube output stages as the 1969 “M-E”, giving it a rich euphonic tone with the speed and musical grace made famous by the 1969 Mercenary Edition.
The 1968 “M-E” also features 'side chain listen' capability granting the user the ability to perform precise and specific side chain control.
The metering on the 1968 has also been expanded to meet the demands of modern tracking and 2 buss requirements.
www.mercenaryeditions.com /drawmer1968.shtml   (263 words)

(born 4th April 1968) The adoptive parents were patients of a Dr.Bloom and on a visit to S.Africa I attempted to make contact through a Dr.Altschul, without success.
, she was born on 15th April 1968 at Mothers Hospital in Durban, her adoption was organized by the Durban child welfare association.
I was born on 12 December 1968 at the Lady Rodwell hospital in Zimbabwe.
members.tripod.com /adoption_reunions/1968.htm   (1330 words)

 1968 a year of revolution
Long written off by every academic and so-called radical as 'bought off' and 'petit bourgeois,' one leading so-called 'Marxist' began 1968 by declaring that the workers would not move for a generation.
1968 brought an end to the political 'stability' of the post war period and was an early indicator of the revolutionary events that were to follow in the 1970s.
1968 disproved it all then, and the class struggles of the new period will disprove it again.
www.marxist.com /1968   (657 words)

 Amazon.com: 1968: Books: Joe Haldeman   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The third, 1968, deals with a year in the life of Snake, a combat engineer in the Central Highlands just before the Tet offensive.
A powerful novel, 1968 is worthy of careful reading, for although veterans will be instantly attuned to Haldeman's voice, what he has to say will also repay those who bring to it only a casual knowledge of the war.
By the time we had gotten through 1968 we were entitled to something good and it came.
www.amazon.com /1968-Joe-Haldeman/dp/0380708035   (2210 words)

The purpose of their present mission was to locate this buried treasure and retrieve it, either with, or without, the co-operation of the authorities.
In July 1968, for example, a charter flight which was to bring 186 American students to Scotland was cancelled by the airline after being informed by the Home Office that the Scientologists would not be allowed to enter the United Kingdom.
Australia: In response to pressure brought by the State Health Council and others associated with that body, in November 1968 a bill was introduced in the Parliament of Western Australia similar to the one earlier passed by the State of Victoria; prohibiting the practice and teaching of Scientology.
www.freezone.org /timetrack/1968.htm   (7017 words)

 History Files - Parades, Protests and Politics
As the 1968 Democratic National Convention approached, events throughout the nation combined to create a tense atmosphere in Chicago.
Protesters crowd the streets during the 1968 convention.
Connecticut senator Abraham Ribicoff, in a speech nominating George McGovern, stated that "with George McGovern as President of the United States, we wouldn't have Gestapo tactics in the streets of Chicago." Television viewers throughout the country witnessed Mayor Daley's furious response.
www.chicagohs.org /history/politics/1968.html   (406 words)

 FORDification.com - 1968 Ford Pickup VIN Data Plate Codes
Thus, the first truck in Kansas City production in 1968 would be assigned C00,000, as the first truck assigned to San Jose would also be C00,000.
The 1975 Ford Master Parts Catalog shows the 1968 figures as C00,001 thru D82,000 (starting one unit earlier and ending one unit later).
However, reportedly the figures in the shop manuals are off some because they were printed at the beginning of the production year run, and I've also heard from several truck owners who report higher unit numbers than those listed here...so the research will continue.
www.fordification.com /data-1968.htm   (389 words)

 Bibliography of Brian J Ford
BJF, 1968, The Concept of 'Antipoint' Applied to Submicroscopic Fibrillar Structures, Proceedings of the Royal Microscopical Society, 3, (1): 14-16, March.
Report, 1968, The Brian J Ford Proposal over 'Antipoint', 5th Report on Nomenclature Committee, Proceedings of the Royal Microscopical Society, 3 (3): 146, July.
BJF, 1968, The Formation of a Thrombocytomorphic Body by a Human Granulocyte in vitro, The Microscope, 16 (3): 277-280, 13 July.
www.brianjford.com /wbib68.htm   (1324 words)

 1968 television
Plotlines in 1968: in the year 1775, Barnabas loses his true love Josette when witch Angelique tricks her into jumping to her death.
Victoria Winters is hung as a witch in 1775, but mysteriously travels into 1968 where the modern day Barnabas and Julia Hoffman have created a creature called 'Adam' who goes on a killing rampage.
In 1968, 'gimmick' shows were hot - funny thing is, most of the gimmick shows never caught on.
tvparty.com /fall68.html   (1398 words)

 1968's Romeo and Juliet
The introduction of Romeo and Juliet 1968 by Ali MacGraw when the movie was shown on AMC (American Movie Classics) a while ago.
All of the scenes in the 1968 version of R+J were shot in Italy, in several cities of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio.
All the church scenes - the mariage, the dialogue between Romeo and the nurse and with Friar Lawrence, and the tomb scene - are shoted in Tuscania - 50 miles to Rome - a beatifull, little, medieval village; the church, named S. Pietro, is as fine as in the movie, full of great atmosphere.
students.ed.uiuc.edu /bach/rnj24/rj1968.html   (927 words)

 CBC.CA - Torino 2006
The French city of Grenoble was a surprise choice to host the 1968 Games, but it's where the Winter Olympic movement truly came of age.
The members were stripped of a gold, silver and fourth place result when it was discovered they had illegally heated their sled runners to achieve faster times.
The Rossland, B.C. native was a medal threat in all three alpine disciplines (downhill, slalom and giant slalom) in the months leading up to the 1968 Olympics.
www.cbc.ca /olympics/history/1968grenoble.shtml   (1085 words)

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