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British journalist Peter Stothard and fashion journalists Trinny Woodall and Susannah Constantine on this edition of Fresh Air. Peter Stothard is the author of the new book, Thirty Days: Tony Blair and the Test of History. Stothard chronicles the thirty days between March 10 to April 10, 2003, in the days leading up to the Iraq war and the early days of the war. Stothard had unprecedented access to Blair during that time. Stothard is currently editor of the London Times Literary Supplement, and is former editor of the Times from 1992 to 2002. Trinny Woodall and Susannah Constantine are hosts of the BBC show What Not to Wear (broadcast here on BBC America Tuesday nights) which gives advice to women on what not to wear/what to wear if one has, for instance, big boobs, no boobs, big arms, flabby tummy, thick legs, etc. Their book, What Not To Wear is available now in paperback. (Broadcast Date: July 22, 2003) 1. Language: English. Narrator: Terry Gross. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/whyy/030722/rt_whyy_030722_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Voice and acting coach Patsy Rodenburg and fashion journalists Trinny Woodall and Susannah Constantine on this edition of Fresh Air. Rodenburg has worked with some of the world´s leading English-speaking actors, including Judi Dench, Daniel Day-Lewis, Maggie Smith, and Nicole Kidman. Rodenburg is the Director of Voice at London´s National Theatre and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She´s the author of the books Speaking Shakespeare and The Actor Speaks: Voice and the Performer.Woodall and Constantine are hosts of the BBC show What Not to Wear (broadcast here on BBC America Tuesday nights) which gives advice to women on what not to wear/what to wear if one has, for instance, big boobs, no boobs, big arms, flabby tummy, thick legs, etc. Their book, What Not to Wear is available now in paperback (Riverhead Books). (There´s also an American version of the show also called What Not to Wear on the cable channel TLC). (Original Broadcast Date: September 9, 2002) 1. Language: English. Narrator: Terry Gross. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/whyy/030828/rt_whyy_030828_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Pinguin Knirps wird von einem Adler aus seinem luxuriösen Zoo-Gehege entführt und während des Fluges in einen Waldsee geworfen. Auf der Suche nach seiner Familie entdeckt Knirps einen verlassenen Bauwagen, der sich als Unterschlupf eignen würde. Doch darin wohnen schon zwei andere Tiere: der Hase Constantin und der Zirkusbär Carlos. Nach einigen Abenteuern werden die drei dicke Freunde. 1. Sprache: Deutsch. Erzähler: Jona Mues. Hörprobe: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhde/001811/bk_rhde_001811_sample.mp3. Digitales Hörbuch im AAX Format.
The most famous church in Jerusalem for nearly 2,000 years, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, often called the Church of the Resurrection, was built in the era of St. Constantine, and the church as a structure has no history separable from the city of Jerusalem and its environs. It is venerated as being on the site where Jesus was crucified and buried, and naturally, making it a crucial pilgrimage site for Christians, and it is now the home of the Greek Orthodox Jerusalem Patriarchate. Moreover, it was the site of many important councils, some of which altered Christian history forever. In short, the Sepulchre was and is synonymous with Jerusalem, and it was essentially the nodal center of the city. Naturally, the Church has had a turbulent history just as Jerusalem has. Under the Emperor Vespasian, Jerusalem was attacked and depopulated by Roman forces in 70 CE, and from 131-134, the Jewish revolt invited another Roman reprisal. Over and over again, Jerusalem has been decimated, sacked and razed. In 135, Hadrian rebuilt the city as a Roman outpost and called it ´´Aelia Capitolina´´ (Sicker, 2-3), and even the era of St. Constantine provided no respite from wars and dislocation. The Emperor Hadrian also removed Jews from the city upon its renovation (Sicker, 2-4). In 313, Constantine the Great converted the Roman Empire and stopped the persecution of Christians, but the problems were far from over in Jerusalem. Jerusalem at the time was a center of pagan worship, with the emperor´s main sanctuary being the temple of ´´Jupiter Capitolinus´´. The persecution had ended, but the hostility between Christians and non-Christians continued. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kenneth Ray. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/098949/bk_acx0_098949_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.