Are You Listening?

Are You Listening?, written in the late 1950s by Ralph G. Nichols and Leonard A. Stevens, is a classic in the area of communication, and it highlights the importance of listening and how people do it. The book is available in archive.org. Here are some excerpts written in Centennial Gregg by me. Attachment: are-you-listening.pdf

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Walt Disney Goes to War

This excellent article by American writer J. P. McEvoy describes Walt Disney’s early days and how he eventually became involved in the war effort. I transcribed it in Anniversary Gregg for the blog. Attachment: walt-disney-goes-to-war.pdf

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A Church in a Gunsight

In this adaptation from his article Thoughts of a Combat Pilot published in the October 2, 1954 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, and transcribed by yours truly in Simplified Gregg, Charles Lindbergh reveals what went on his mind when, as an “unofficial” combat pilot in World War II, he “went forth to kill.” Attachment: a-church-in-a-gunsight.pdf

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God in a Cave

This selection is an excerpt from the book The Everlasting Man, by English writer and philosopher G. K. Chesterton, here presented in Simplified Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: god-in-a-cave.pdf

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Pride in Ancestry

This extract about the importance of maintaining a relationship between our ancestors and our posterity, comes from American lawyer and statesman Daniel Webster’s Discourse in Commemoration of the First Settlement of New England, delivered at Plymouth on the December 22, 1820. Here it is presented in Centennial Gregg, transcribed by yours truly. Attachment: pride-in-ancestry.pdf

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The Mayflower

This article from the editors of History.com explains the history of the Mayflower and its role in the settlement of the New World. I transcribed it in Anniversary Gregg for the blog. Attachment: the-mayflower.pdf

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