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- Switzerland National Library (in Switzer Deutsch)
Provides are directory in German. 10-09
- Denver, John (InfoPlease.com)
Provides a short biography of the singer, Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. 2-02
- -See and Hear Web Pages in English, German, or Other Languages (Awesome Library)
Awesome Talkster allows you to hear Web pages. You can, for example, set the voice to German and start with www.awesomelibrary.org/lib-deutsch.html to see and hear the Web in German. By adding a voice to Web pages, children and teens can learn to pronounce words as they read them. Awesome Talkster includes an animated character, providing synchronized highlighting so that children can follow along even more easily. This multi-sensory approach is a powerful method for improving reading skills. Online books for children and teens to practice their reading skills are available in the Awesome Library. 1-03
- -02-08-06 Scientific Information on Global Warming Suppressed (New York Times)
"The resignation [of Bush political appointee George C. Deutsch] came as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration was preparing to review its policies for communicating science to the public. The review was ordered Friday by Michael D. Griffin, the NASA administrator, after a week in which many agency scientists and midlevel public affairs officials described to The New York Times instances in which they said political pressure was applied to limit or flavor discussions of topics uncomfortable to the Bush administration, particularly global warming."
"Yesterday, Dr. [James E.] Hansen said that the questions about Mr. Deutsch's credentials were important, but were a distraction from the broader issue of political control of scientific information."
" 'On climate, the public has been misinformed and not informed,' he said. 'The foundation of a democracy is an informed public, which obviously means an honestly informed public. That's the big issue here.' " 02-06