However, on "May 11, 1997, at the conclusion of a closely-matched six-game series, IBM's Deep Blue supercomputer defeated world champion Garry Kasparov, who is commonly considered the best chess player of all time.
Johnson's only mandate is "no cash handouts." Its objective is to "free 30 million Americans from poverty." Other programs in this year are the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO), and CDGM (Child Development Group of Mississippi), an unusually successful program for poor and black children in that state.
Complete transcripts and publicly released sidebars can be found here, which includes, "Kato, Marcia, Johnnie, Rosa, Lance,...coroner's reports, Mark Fuhrman's lawsuit against The New Yorker, and the defense request for football star Marcus Allen to appear as a witness." The movie, How To Make an American Quilt is released and movie reviewers, and psychologist Mary Pipher, wonder how some of the best actresses working in film today (e.g., Anne Bancroft, Ellen Burstyn, Winona Ryder, Jean Simmons, etc.) could participate in "this experiment in filmmaking gone terribly wrong." Siskel & Ebert give it two thumbs down.
However, in the early 1960s, President Kennedy was impressed with Michael Harrington's 1962 book titled, The Other America: Poverty in the United States.
On January 21, 1958, Charlie got into an argument with Caril's parents and settled it the only way he knew -- shooting her mother and stepfather....After eluding a two-hundred member posse chasing them through Nebraska, they were captured in Wyoming where they turned on each other." The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is formed, and becomes remarkably successful.
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