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Long-distance race. The standard marathon is 42.2km (26.2mi) long, which was the distance run by the ancient Greek soldier who brought news to Athens of victory over the Persians at the...

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“Do Your Best”: The Marathon Meeting

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson.

in Partners for Democracy

November 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 9225 words.

Describes how a thirty‐hour meeting on March 4 and 5 achieved agreement on a preliminary draft constitution. As Matsumoto's draft was being translated, he and Kades clashed over the...

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“Worse Than in the Days of McCarthy”: Kissinger and the Marathon of 1976

Jussi Hanhimäki.

in The Flawed Architect

September 2004; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 13770 words.

Also known as the Halloween Massacre, on November 3, 1975, President Ford announced a number of changes within his cabinet which included Henry Kissinger's removal from his post as national...

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Stagings of the State, Commemoration Marathon and Popular Festival: Africa celebrates 50 years of independence. (Staatsinszenierung, Erinnerungsmarathon und Volksfest: Afrika feiert 50 Jahre Unabhängigkeit)

Reinhart Kössler.

in African Affairs

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 933 words.

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Miller, Nathan Lewis

Robert F. Wesser.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1055 words.

Miller, Nathan Lewis (10 October 1868–26 June 1953), lawyer and politician, was born in Solon, Cortland County, New York, the son of Samuel Miller and Almera Russell, farmers. After...

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