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  Senior Statesman Ted Morgan to Retire After 31 Years Service - 11/29/02 - Vineyard Gazette Online
Morgan handled mundane matters - from taxi registration to problems with tour buses on Main street, from a rising skunk population to harbor congestion - with attentiveness and care.
Morgan, is known to be a well-oiled machine, the town faced its share of battles through the last 30 years, a period marked by unprecedented growth and aggressive development.
Morgan, his wife, Florence, and their six children returned to the Island in the late 1960s, when he assumed the post of administrator at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.
www.mvgazette.com /news/2002/11/29/ted_morgan_to_retire.php   (1053 words)

  Dermot Morgan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Morgan's "big break", although it came late in life, undoubtedly came in the shape of the title-role in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted, which ran for three seasons from 1995.
Morgan is generally perceived to have been Ireland's finest satirist in the last decades of the twentieth century.
Dermot Morgan was cremated in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin and buried in Deansgrange Cemetery.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dermot_Morgan   (1311 words)

 NR / Digital Article
Ted Morgan was in Algeria at the time, and records the war’s unprecedented tactics in his poignant memoir, My Battle of Algiers.
Morgan was privy to much of this information at the time, and has since supplemented his firsthand knowledge with careful historical investigation.
Morgan gradually draws the reader into his tragic realization that peaceful compromise was rendered impossible by the steady liquidation of men of good will.
nrd.nationalreview.com /article/?q=OTEwM2UxYjMzNjZjMmRmMDc1NTc5ZTE3ZjI3ZWQyYjk=   (1337 words)

 Powell's Books - My Battle of Algiers: A Memoir by Ted Morgan
Morgan recalls this fierce history with an intensity that belies that it happened a half century ago.
One of Morgan's first duties at the Army paper was to convince the people of the casbah that a general strike called for in February 1957 by the FLN would be bad for them.
But Morgan points out that the tortured FLN turncoat seen in the film's opening scenes giving away the location of a rebel fighter is a distortion: 'In reality, it was Yacef who led the paras to his colleague.' This is only one of the insider gems that the book offers.
www.powells.com /cgi-bin/biblio?inkey=1-9780061205767-0   (1949 words)

 Morgan, Ted: Churchill - Young Man in a Hurry 1874-1915 - The Churchill Centre
Chronicling all this and much, much more, Ted Morgan provides a well-rounded and candid account of the first 41 years of the life - public and private - of one of the most complex, colorful and charismatic personalities of this or any other century.
Morgan answered my (and John David's) hope that his own sequel was underway with the thought that he was perhaps more willing than his publisher - so YOUNG MAN IN A HURRY may not, much to our regret, be the first of a series.
In sum, Morgan's is by far the better book: more skillfully written (if too closely paralleling the earlier work on occasion, even down to the same quotes, which are perhaps unavoidable), more exciting, a far "easier read," and accompanied by better illustrations, not a few of them new.
www.winstonchurchill.org /i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=489   (588 words)

 AEI - Short Publications
Now comes Ted Morgan (the adopted American name of Sanche de Gramont), who served as a lieutenant in the French army in the penultimate days of that war, to remind us what it was all about.
Morgan saw the war firsthand and in all its maddening ambiguity: It was often difficult to separate Algerians genuinely sympathetic to the rebels' Front de Liberation National from those merely forced to contribute taxes or information to the rebels for fear of their own lives.
Morgan tells us he was inspired to write this book by the current U.S. involvement in Iraq, which--though he admits differences in context and even in intent--must likewise end in an inglorious withdrawal.
www.aei.org /publications/pubID.24253,filter.all/pub_detail.asp   (956 words)

 Amazon.ca: My Battle of Algiers: A Memoir: Books: Ted Morgan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Morgan was educated in the U.S., and at the age of 23 he was yanked from his job as a journalist at a small American newspaper and conscripted into the French army.
As the rebels shifted their focus from the country to the cities, Morgan was assigned to write for an official newspaper, which gave him a bird's-eye view of the day-to-day struggle in Algiers.
Although Morgan provides a concise overview of precolonial and colonial Algerian history, this is not a comprehensive account of the war.
www.amazon.ca /My-Battle-Algiers-Ted-Morgan/dp/0060852240   (487 words)

 Biography of Dermot Morgan -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Morgan returned to the screen in the late 1980s playing his past roles and new ones initially on Kenny Live, a new Saturday chat show presented by Pat Kenny which launched to fill the gap in the schedules left by the moving of the famed Late Late Show to a new Friday slot.
Morgan was apparently the writers' first and only choice for the casting of the Father Ted character.
Dermot Morgan was buried in Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin.
www.funnyquotesandjokes.com /comedians/DermotMorgan.html   (1591 words)

 K-State Division of Biology
Jordan, K.W., T.J. Morgan, T.F.C. Mackay.  2006.  Quantitative trait loci for locomotor behavior in Drosophila melanogaster.
Morgan, T.J. and T.F.C. Mackay.  2006.  Quantitative trait loci for thermotolerance phenotypes in Drosophila melanogaster.
Morgan, T.J. Evans, T. Garland Jr., J.G. Swallow, and P.A. Carter.  2005.  Molecular and quantitative genetic divergence among populations of house mice with known evolutionary histories.  Heredity 94: 518-525.
www.ksu.edu /biology/faculty_pages/morgan.html   (384 words)

 Ted Morgan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ted Morgan is a French-American writer, biographer, journalist, and historian.
Morgan returned to the United States and won the Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 1961 for what was described as "his moving account of the death of Leonard Warren on the Metropolitan Opera stage." At the time, Morgan was still a French citizen writing under the name of Sanche De Gramont.
Ted Morgan is an anagram of "De Gramont".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ted_Morgan   (500 words)

 Dermot Morgan : Comedian Profile
Dermot Morgan was an Irish school-teacher turned comedian and actor who achieved international renown as Father Ted Crilly in the Channel 4 sit-com Father Ted.
In the Morgan skit version, Haughey's visits to somewhere in the world, from Dublin to Dubai and elsewhere, would invariably be acompanied after a few seconds by the traditional music of the real advertisement, at which Haughey would begin "did I tell you, PJ, about my cousins in.
Morgan's "big break", although it came late in life, was undoubtedly in the title role of the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted, which ran for three series from 1995.
www.comedy-zone.net /standup/comedian/m/morgan-dermot.htm   (1644 words)

 BBC - Comedy Guide - Father Ted
Ted is a complex character, well-meaning on the surface but vain and greedy underneath, with a lust for fame and glory never far away.
But Ted is an amateur in the ways of curse words compared to the heinous, constantly-smashed Jack, a grizzled, nasty termagant whose brain has been addled by booze.
Though these eight episodes - which, because of Morgan's death, had to be the last - were overshadowed by his demise, they proved to be a fitting tribute, with the madness as bizarre as ever and the comedy equally fine.
www.bbc.co.uk /comedy/guide/articles/f/fatherted_7772595.shtml   (889 words)

 BBC News | UK | Father Ted star dies
As loveable rogue Father Ted, Mr Morgan was one of the funniest and best-loved comedy heroes of the 90's.
The Father Ted series was voted Best Comedy at the Bafta Awards and won Best Sitcom for two years running at the British Comedy Awards.
Mr Morgan had written a new TV drama series that was in the process of being made.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/61112.stm   (351 words)

 Wi-Fi Networking News: Podcast #1: Ted Morgan of Skyhook
Ted is the founder and head of Skyhook Wireless, a firm that drives around cities collecting driving information paired with GPS--Global Positioning Satellite--coordinates and has a way to combine that information so that you can get a GPS-like result by just using Wi-Fi.
Ted: They will actually integrate GIS terrain maps with where they know cell towers are on the propagation models they have and then do some sampling to verify that, but they do not drive up and down your street and everyone knows those dead pockets in their towns where there is no cell coverage.
Ted: We try in the privacy policy up front to say that this is the type of data that your device is going to be sending to us, and these are the ways we're going to use it.
wifinetnews.com /archives/006674.html   (6891 words)

 Commentary Magazine - My Battle of Algiers by Ted Morgan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
...It may be indicative of Morgan’s feelings about the war that he had never seen this famous historical drama when it first came out in the mid-60’s with the help of the Algerian government and with Yacef Saadi playing himself in a rather flattering light...
...Ted Morgan’s strength as a writer is to limit himself almost entirely to the details of his own time at war, and not to lose sight of its peculiarity...
...Morgan arrived in Algeria in September 1956, two years into the gruesome and complex struggle that would put an end to France’s 130-year North African empire...
www.commentarymagazine.com /Summaries/V121I5P73-1.htm   (1500 words)

 History of US Silver Dollars - The Binion Collection
The Morgan silver dollar was named for its designer George T. Morgan, who placed an M on both sides of the coin to lay his claim.
Letters signifying the mint of the coin (commonly referred to as a mint mark) were stamped on the reverse side of the coin underneath the branches on which the Eagle sits.
Ted Binion's collection is particularly special not only because of the Binion family, but also because his silver dollars are uncirculated.
www.binioncollection.com /SilverDollars.htm   (890 words)

 My Battle of Algiers: A Memoir : Ted Morgan : ISBN 9780060852245 - Buy.com
Ted Morgan is the author of several biographies, including FDR; Churchill (a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize); Somerset Maugham (a finalist for the National Book Award); Literary Outlaw: The Life and Times of William S. Burroughs; and two epic narrative histories of the settling of America, Wilderness at Dawn and A Shovel of Stars.
In this military memoir, Ted Morgan recalls his service in the French Army during the violent war of independence in what was then the French colony of Algeria.
In MY BATTLE OF ALGIERS, Ted Morgan, who was a journalist prior to his military service, provides a vivid, first-hand account of the colonial war in Algeria in the 1950s, when France won the military victory but lost the battle for the people's minds.
www.buy.com /prod/my-battle-of-algiers-a-memoir/q/loc/106/31248367.html   (1798 words)

 The Martha's Vineyard Times: Pennywise Path housing named for Ted Morgan
Morgan has a record of distinguished public service, but he has often rebuffed efforts to honor him for singular achievements.
Morgan is still a member of the affordable housing committee, but stepped down as chairman last summer.
Morgan entered the Army during World War II and took part in the Normandy invasion as a member of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division.
www.mvtimes.com /news/2007/01/18/pennywise_path_ted_morgan.php   (621 words)

 A saucy war memoir with lessons for today's world | csmonitor.com
Ted Morgan, the only French citizen ever to win the Pulitzer Prize, claims in My Battle of Algiers that he was drawn to journalism after reading a phrase from Camus: "The journalist is the historian of the moment." But he later confesses that he had always been a snoop.
Morgan has a knack for capturing the essence of his characters with just a few quick strokes, like a sketch artist at the state fair.
Before his tour is done, Morgan aids and abets a deserter (a fellow officer from his days at Vernon) and has an affair with a kinky rebel collaborator who likes to play hard-to-get.
www.csmonitor.com /2006/0221/p15s01-bogn.html   (915 words)

 Reds by Ted Morgan : Booksamillion.com (081297302X, Paperback)
In this landmark work, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ted Morgan examines the McCarthyite strain in American politics, from its origins in the period that followed the Bolshevik Revolution to the present.
Morgan argues that Senator Joseph McCarthy did not emerge in a vacuum--he was, rather, the most prominent in a long line of men who exploited the issue of Communism for political advantage.
In this bold narrative history, Ted Morgan analyzes the paradoxical culture of fear that seized a nation at the height of its power.
www.booksamillion.com /ncom/books?pid=9780812973020   (495 words)

 Cosmetic Dentistry Gorham FAQ, Frequently Asked Questions from Dr. Ted Morgan
At Morgan Dental Care we can provide you with composite fillings that are made of a porcelain-like material that actually bonds to the tooth for a tight seal.
Morgan many times uses porcelain veneers for the same reasons as bonding (to lighten stains, close gaps and even alter crooked or malformed teeth).
Once completed by Dr. Morgan, your tooth has a natural appearance and is actually stronger than before due to the strength of the adhesive agent used to bond the resin to the tooth.
www.mydentistusa.com /ted-morgan/gorham-cosmetic-dentistry-faq.htm   (2835 words)

 Ted Morgan - Eisenhower Institute
Morgan's book also provides an analysis of the rise of the communist movement in America, from its roots after World War I to McCarthyism and the 1950s and 1960s.
Morgan noted that much of his book addresses the era prior to McCarthy but, in his talk, focused on the response to the threat of left-wing extremism in the context of the Eisenhower administration and the 1950s.
Morgan is the author of FDR; Churchill (a finalist for the Pulitzer); Somerset Maugham (a finalist for the National Book Award); and two epic narratives of America.
www.eisenhowerinstitute.org /events/past_events/2004_events/021104Morgan.dot   (234 words)

 Powell's Books - Reds: McCarthyism in Twentieth-Century America by Ted Morgan
Ted Morgan writes in the tradition of David McCullough and J. Anthony Lukas, charting the powerful currents at work in America in a richly textured narrative full of personality and incident.
Morgan argues that Senator Joseph McCarthy did not emerge in a vacuum—he was, rather, the most prominent in a long line of men who exploited the issue of Communism for political advantage.
Ted Morgan is the author of FDR; Churchill, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; Somerset Maugham, a finalist for the National Book Award; and two epic narrative histories of America, Wilderness at Dawn: The Settling of the North American Continent and A Shovel of Stars: The Making of the American West?1800 to the Present.
www.powells.com /cgi-bin/biblio?isbn=0679443991   (767 words)

 Jobs, iPhone have Skyhook pointed in right direction - USATODAY.com
Skyhook CEO Ted Morgan says Apple's deployment is generally accurate to about 50 meters (164 feet).
Morgan won't discuss terms but says Skyhook generally gets a royalty on each device sold, similar to how GPS tech companies work with device manufacturers.
Morgan envisions his technology helping folks "geotag" photos (identify shots from trips to Florida and Canada as an organizational timesaver) and sync songs as a way of eliminating wires.
www.usatoday.com /tech/products/2008-01-22-skyhook_N.htm   (1286 words)

 Ted Morgan
Ted Morgan is Director of Online Communications, managing Heritage's web presence at Heritage.org and the corporate intranet, HeritageNET.
Since joining Heritage in 1998, Morgan has served as a Web Project Manager and also Director of Information Systems, managing corporate computer and telephony systems.
Morgan received his B.S. in Computer and Information Science from the University of Maryland and is currently completing his MBA at Johns Hopkins University.
www.heritage.org /about/staff/tedmorgan.cfm   (91 words)

 TIME.com: Countless Blessings -- Mar. 20, 1978 -- Page 1
Big changes: De Gramont, says Morgan, was the strict, rather European father, for instance, and something of a male chauvinist; Morgan, says Morgan, is a permissive American father of two, and an earnest believer in feminism.
De Gramont kissed the slender hands of titled ladies, the rascal; Morgan, 45, helps his wife Nancy with the dishes and is not likely to be invited to dinners where footmen stand behind each place.
Ted Morgan is a man loopy with love for his new country, and the result is a book that is both refreshing and breathless.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,919484,00.html   (691 words)

 Commentary Magazine - A Covert Life by Ted Morgan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
...In any case, Morgan tells his story straightforwardly and with verve, providing just enough background to enable readers to follow the twists and turns of Lovestone's trail without getting bogged down in minutiae...
...Ted Morgan, the biographer of fig- ures ranging from the young Win- ston Churchill to the writer William S. Burroughs, has now stepped into the breach, drawing on a wealth of newly available archival materials to offer a full account of Lovestone's suspenseful life behind the scenes...
...MORGAN'S BIOGRAPHY, which will undoubtedly stand as the definitive account of the man, is full of similarly engrossing tales of cold-war finagling...
www.commentarymagazine.com /Summaries/V107I4P58-1.htm   (1309 words)

 RandomHouse.ca | Author Spotlight: Ted Morgan
Ted Morgan is the author of biographies of Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Somerset Maugham, and William S. Burroughs, and of the histories A Shovel of Stars and Wilderness at Dawn.
In this landmark work, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Ted Morgan examines the McCarthyite strain in American politics, from its origins in the period that followed the Bolshevik Revolution to the present.
Morgan argues that Senator Joseph McCarthy did not emerge in a vacuum—he was, rather, the most prominent in a long line...
www.randomhouse.ca /author/results.pperl?authorid=21220   (95 words)

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