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According to fellow mobster Michael DiLeonardo, initiated in the same night, Gravano held the ceremony to keep Gotti from being accused of nepotism.
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According to fellow folk singer Joan Baez, it was one of the most requested songs from her audiences, but she never realized its origin as a hymn ; by the time she was singing it in the 1960s she said it had " developed a life of its own ".
" According to North Carolina musician Walter Davis, Jefferson played on the streets in Johnson City, Tennessee, during the early 1920s at which time Davis and fellow entertainer Clarence Greene learned the art of blues guitar.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, the large number of people claimed to have been killed by the Jews is an improbability ; " Perhaps the most striking point against the historical value of the Book of Esther is the remarkable decree permitting the Jews to massacre their enemies and fellow subjects during a period of two days.
According to one theory about how Cocteau was inspired to write La Voix humaine, he was experimenting with an idea by fellow French playwright Henri Bernstein.
According to Ağca's later testimony, he met with three accomplices in Rome, one a fellow Turk and the other two Bulgarians.
According to the foreword of Ubik: The Screenplay ( by Tim Powers, a friend of Dick's and fellow science fiction writer ), Dick had an idea for the film which involved " the film itself appearing to undergo a series of reversions: to black-and-white, then to the awkward jerkiness of very early movies, then to a crookedly jammed frame which proceeds to blacken, bubble and melt away, leaving only the white glare of the projection bulb, which in turn deteriorates to leave the theater in darkness, and might almost leave the moviegoer wondering what sort of dilapidated, antique jalopy he'll find his car-keys fitting when he goes outside.
According to Irenaeus, during the time his fellow Syrian, Anicetus, was Bishop of Rome, in the 150s or 160, Polycarp visited Rome to discuss the differences that existed between Asia and Rome " with regard to certain things " and especially about the time of the Easter festivals.
According to the film, lack of respect, egotism and hostility towards fellow skateboarders is generally frowned upon, albeit each of the characters ( and as such, proxies of the " stereotypical " skateboarder ) have a firm disrespect for authority and for rules in general.
According to the FBI and the 9 / 11 Commission report, Hazmi first entered the United States on June 29, 2001, although there are numerous unconfirmed reports that he was living in San Antonio, Texas with fellow hijacker Satam al-Suqami much earlier.
" According to historian Glenn W. LaFantasie of Western Kentucky University, " A good number of his fellow senators supported his view of the citizenship clause.
According to a tradition not earlier than the 4th century, Clement was imprisoned under the Emperor Trajan but nonetheless led a ministry among fellow prisoners.
According to fellow officer Abdel Latif Boghdadi, Nasser was the only RCC member who, even after ordering the dissolution of political parties, favored holding parliamentary elections.
According to George Bird Grinnell, the Dakota had referred to themselves and fellow Siouan-language bands as " white talkers ", and those of other language families, such as the Algonquian Cheyenne, as " red talkers " ( Šahíyena ).
According to Solon the poet, Solon the reformer was a voice for political moderation in Athens at a time when his fellow citizens were increasingly polarized by social and economic differences:
" According to Hillis, Kilmer's fellow soldiers had accorded him much respect for his battlefield demeanour —" He was worshipped by the men about him.
According to legend, fellow soldiers retrieved the poem after McCrae, initially unsatisfied with his work, discarded it.
According to fellow poet and close friend Warren Kinthompson, he had " lost his will to live after the death of a younger sister.
According to him, Athanaric was banished by his fellow tribesmen and forced to seek asylum on the Roman territory.
According to fellow reviewer Joey Zuber, the wide range of books O ' Connor chose to review demonstrated that she was profoundly intellectual.
According to Rimmer, Fallen Angel claims that " it was at this memorable meeting that Larry, rather than bowing to the concerns of his fellow artists and the Solid Rock family, chose to strike out.
According to one account, the Neapolitan composer Francesco Durante claimed that his fellow composers " should have been proud to have conceived and written aria.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of, of which, of it is land and of it ( 0. 10 %) is water, a little smaller than the fellow city of Westlake, Ohio.
According to that tale, in the days following the land run, some enterprising settlers decided to set up a chuckwagon and cook for their fellow pioneers, hanging a sign that read " DINE ".
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According to LDS Doctrine, Michael the Archangel became the first man on earth, Adam, to experience his mortality.
According to Alexander Technique instructor Michael J. Gelb, people tend to study the Alexander Technique either to rid themselves of pain, to increase their performance abilities, or for reasons of personal development and transformation.
According to the 12th-century bishop of Athens, Michael Choniates, by his time the island had become a base for pirates.
According to C. Michael Hogan, the Daugava River began experiencing environmental deterioration in the era of Soviet collective agriculture ( producing considerable adverse water pollution runoff ) and a wave of hydroelectric power projects.
According to historian Michael A. Riff, a common feature of these movements was opposition not only to secularism, but also to both capitalism and socialism.
According to a controversial essay titled " The Death of Environmentalism " ( Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus, 2004 ) American environmentalism has been remarkably successful in protecting the air, water, and large stretches of wilderness in North America and Europe, but these environmentalists have stagnated as a vital force for cultural and political change.
According to historian Michael Hopkinson, the guerrilla warfare " was often courageous and effective ".
According to author Michael Moorcock, in 1967 Niven was among those Science Fiction Writers of America members who voiced opposition to the Vietnam War.
" According to Michael Palin's published diary, Palin changed his response in order to throw Cleese off.
According to documentary filmmaker Michael Moore, Turner's land has a higher gross domestic product than Belize.
According to Michael Jeck's DVD commentary, Seven Samurai was among the first films to use the now-common plot element of the recruiting and gathering of heroes into a team to accomplish a specific goal, a device used in later films such as The Guns of Navarone, Ocean's Eleven, The Dirty Dozen, and the western remake The Magnificent Seven.
According to Rabbi Michael J. Cook, Professor of Intertestamental and Early Christian Literature at the Hebrew Union College, there are ten themes in the New Testament that are the greatest sources of anxiety for Jews concerning Christian antisemitism.
According to one account, the Gekko character was a " straight lift " from the real world junk-bond dealer Michael Milkin, who later pled guilty to felony charges for violating securities laws.
According to Michael Barton, a prominent ichthyologist and professor at Centre College, " the earliest ichthyologists were hunters and gatherers who had learned how to obtain the most useful fish, where to obtain them in abundance, and at what times they might be the most available ".
According to Michael Levey, " Raphael gives his a superhuman clarity and grace in a universe of Euclidian certainties ".
According to writer Michael Davis, by the mid-1970s the show had become " an American institution ".
According to Model: The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women by Michael Gross, Gross stated the term " supermodel " was first used by Dessner.
According to J. Michael Jaffe, author of Gender, Pseudonyms, and CMC: Masking Identities and Baring Souls, " the Internet was originally established to expedite communication between governmental scientists and defense experts, and was not at all intended to be the popular ' interpersonal mass medium ' it has become ", yet new and revolutionary devices enabling the mass public to communicate online are constantly being developed and released.
According to Michael Meacher, this change put an end to a previous inequity whereby two families, in otherwise identical circumstances, paid differing amounts of tax “ simply because in one case the child possessed property transferred to it by a grandparent, while in the other case the grandparent ’ s identical property was inherited by the parent .” In 1969, a “ save-as-you-earn ” scheme was introduced, designed to encourage new savings over a contracted period.
According to Mark Michael Smith of the Economic History Society: " although intrusive and oppressive, paternalism, the way masters employed it, and the methods slaves used to manipulate it, rendered slaveholders ' attempts to institute capitalistic work regimens on their plantation ineffective and so allowed slaves to carve out a degree of autonomy.
According to Canadian historian Michael H. Kater, Orff claimed at the end of the war to his Allied interrogators that he was a founding member of the White Rose and was released.
According to Michael Durant's book In the Company of Heroes, the Somalis counted 25 of their militia dead after the firefight.
According to Michael Caine, he met Elton John and was discussing musical tastes, when Caine claimed that he had been creating chillout mix tapes as an amateur for years.
According to art historian Michael J. Lewis, Chagall was considered to be " the last survivor of the first generation of European modernists ".