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Controversy

See also Scandal.
Avignon
location of alternate papacy (1309–1377). [Fr. Hist.: Bishop, 376]
Birth of a Nation, The
film elicits emotional response (1915). [Am. Cinema: Griffith, 36–39]
Chicago 8 trial
alleged ringleaders of Chicago riots tried in circus atmosphere (1969). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 630]
Drell Scott decision
Supreme Court decision concerning freedom of slaves (1857). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 151–152]
Origin of Species, The
once revolutionary theory of evolution and natural selection (1859). [Br. Science: The Origin of Species]
Pentagon Papers
Defense Department’s Vietnam policy papers leaked to press. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 376]
Rite of Spring, The
Stravinsky’s score caused riot at premiere (1913). [Music Hist.: Thompson, 1900]
Sacco and Vanzetti
(Nicola, 1891–1927) (Bartolomeo, 1888–1927) Italian immigrants tried and executed for murder in witch-hunt for anarchists. [Am. Hist.: Sacco-Vanzetti Case: A Transcript]
Scopes trial
concerning the teaching of evolution in public schools (1925). [Am. Hist.: Allen, 142–146]
Scottsboro Case
cause célèbre concerning nine Negro men, two white girls (1931). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 753]
scrap of paper
pre-WWI Belgian neutrality; German disregard precipitated British involvement. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 450]
Stamp Act
legislative development contributing to American Revolution (1765). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 475]
Tonkin Gulf
disputed N. Vietnamese attacks escalated U.S. war effort (1964). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 595]
Warren Report
government’s much disputed conclusion that President Kennedy’s assassin acted alone. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 594]
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New Delhi: The controversy around 17th-century monument Taj Mahal has only heated up in the past few weeks with political analysts describing it as an attempt by the central government to divert the attention of the people, particularly youth, from more pertinent issues such as failure of the mighty demonetisation scheme and shortcomings of the newly-launched Goods and Services Tax (GST).
We have built a best-in-class practice in the tax controversy and transfer pricing areas, and Jenny and Toms arrival is further evidence of our ability to handle the most complex and significant matters for our clients, said Firm Chair Jami McKeon.
Chambers & Partners also has ranked Chamberlain Hrdlicka as one of the top tax controversy law firms in the United States for the ninth consecutive year.
As you mourn, when you get tired of listening to Purple Rain, play the original Controversy, to get a sense of the joy.
Apart from the Congress, the Communist Party of India ( CPI) and the Aam Aadmi Party ( AAP) also attacked Modi for his cold silence on the controversy.
Miley Cyrus VMA performance: This is easily the most talked about controversy of 2013.
She traces the controversy on such important issues as the symbolic understanding of words of institution; the interpretation of biblical texts that refer to Jesus' body, especially John 6; the reception of communion under one form; adoration of the sacrament; private masses; worthy reception of communion; spiritual communion with Christ, without partaking of sacramental communion; the rejection of the term "mass," which implies sacrifice, in favor of "remembrance" and "testament" to show the uniqueness of Christ's sacrifice on the cross; and the ability of material things to bear spiritual significance.
00--Contributing the eighth volume to the Controversies series which aims to canvass historical, theoretical, and practical approaches to philosophical controversies, Yaron Senderwicz admirably defends a view of the nature of philosophical controversy that he characterizes as Kantian, but can easily be understood as reaching back to Plato.
This edition adds four new readings, a new controversy topic on marketing to an aging population, and new features that explore common stereotypes about aging.
2012 will mark the 30th year in which TEI will hold its tax controversy program.
The Climate Change Controversy is an insightful investigation into the politics surrounding climate change policy.
The Trashing of Margaret Mead: Anatomy of an Anthropological Controversy.