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Whitman,

town (1990 pop. 13,240), Plymouth co., SE Mass., S of Boston; settled c.1670, set off from Abington and inc. 1875. It is an industrial town that manufactures plastics and foundry products. The Toll House (1709) is restored.

Whitman

Walt(er). 1819--92, US poet, whose life's work is collected in Leaves of Grass (1855 and subsequent enlarged editions). His poems celebrate existence and the multiple elements that make up a democratic society
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His observations on the lack of a gift shop there (under construction at the time) provide an opportunity to examine Whitman's own views on the commercialization of his work, particularly the "Walt Whitman cigars" that had appeared during the last years of his life.
MBA@Syracuse allows students from anywhere in the world to take part in the highly regarded Whitman MBA program -- without having to relocate or put their careers on hold.
Whitman earned a bachelor's degree in economics at Princeton and then a masters in business administration at Harvard Business School, just like Romney.
In addition to being a caring and beloved relative and friend, Yetta Whitman was an intrepid world traveler, a music and nature lover, an avid reader, swimmer and walker, and an excellent bridge and Scrabble player.
Symptomatic of Tayson's attempt to rewrite Whitman as a contemporary gay man is his tacit assumption that by not publishing "Live Oak" in his own lifetime, Whitman was somehow "censoring" his "true" (gay) identity--a claim convincingly dismissed by Robert Scholnick in his excellent article, "The Texts and Contexts of Calamus: Did Whitman Censor Himself in 1860?
But as invited participants and interested locals (some of whom were perhaps on their way to the Coat Factory) migrated into the tent, I was surprised by the canny way in which Whitman and his collaborators instigated a kind of collective action with mobile communication, one fundamentally different from the taut coordination of flash-mob pranks or WTO protests.
With a staff of experienced metalcasters and professional patternmakers, Whitman expects to sort, inspect and catalogue truckloads of patterns that will be stored and released when instructed by the OEM.
Flanders says that Bushwomen tend to get a pass from the mainstream media, and that Christine Todd Whitman illustrates this.
Every aspect of this project at 1307 Walt Whitman Road represents a classic real estate transaction.
Whitman originally assembled documents, briefs and arguments pertinent to Brown.
As the owner of a small business that provides strategic consulting, project management, PR and technical writing, Whitman values the interaction NAMA provides.
Specifically on bioterrorism, Whitman said, EPA is working with the Department of Homeland Security on coordination of response capabilities, laboratory capability, and communication to deal with public concerns.