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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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Expressing his disappointment over the Prime Minister's choice to avoid speaking about the controversies surrounding the NDA government, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said, " It is in the interest of the Prime Minister to take immediate action against those involved in corruption.
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Noting the famed positivist challenge to metaphysics and the presence of widespread disagreement amongst intellectual peers, Senderwicz sets out to "clarify the nature of metaphysical controversies and their significance to the rational nature of the metaphysics of mind" by approaching controversies as instances of a Kantian antinomy.
He has kept the team united despite the off-the-field controversies we have had to face since last year," Butt said.
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Michael Kammen's Visual Shock (Knopf) recounts America's major art controversies since the 1830s.
Again this year, much time and effort were expended by the participants in an effort to provide you with information, via this supplement, that covers the diagnosis, pathophysiology, and treatment of the discharging ear and the controversies that are inherent in its management.
Early Renaissance Invective and the Controversies of Antonia da Rho David Rutherford Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies Arizona State University, PO Box 874402, Tempe, AZ 85287-4402 0866983457 $48.
Drawing from many in-depth research studies, America's Controversies expressly contributes to an expert descriptive analysis of America's actions and policies.
Also cited were the religious-based response to Hurricane Katrina in the United States and the tsunami of late 2004 that affected a huge area of southeast Asia, as well as the ongoing controversies and debate within Protestant churches over the ordination of homosexuals as clergy.