The Cambridge History of American Literature Volume 7 Prose Writing 1940 1990

Though he continued to explore the dark side of the psyche in his next major
piece of journalism , “ Ten Thousand Words a Minute ” ( 1962 ) , an Esquire
account of the first Sonny Liston - Floyd Patterson boxing match , and especially
in An ...

The Cambridge History of American Literature  Volume 7  Prose Writing  1940 1990

Author: Sacvan Bercovitch

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Discusses the social, cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic aspects of American literature

The Shorthand Review

Ten Thousand Words a Minute . a great plain on ordinhough By GEORGE H .
SIPP , San Jose , Cal . The subject of speed has caused the spilling of more bad
blood in stenographic circles than any subject which has yet been broached .

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Floyd Patterson

Norman Mailer, “Ten Thousand Words a Minute,” Esquire, vol. 59, no. 6, February
1963, p. 113; New York Times, August 18, 1959, p. 34; August 21, p. 15; August
22, p. 12; August 25, p. 1, 6; August 26, p. 1, 34; August 29, p. 9; September 2, p.

Floyd Patterson

Author: Alan H. Levy

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"This first biography of the former heavyweight covers Patterson's meteoric rise as boxer, gives equal attention to the boxer's life away from sport, including Patterson's work for civil rights causes in the 1960s. Joining Ali and George Frazier who usedtheir celebrity to bring attention to social issues, he became an icon of the movement"--Provided by publisher.

The Western Humanities Review

This strategy is to be seen in such early essays as “ An Evening with Jackie
Kennedy , or , The Wild West of the East ” ( 1962 ) , but it is used most
successfully in “ Ten Thousand Words a Minute ” ( 1962 ) , Mailer ' s account of
the first Patterson ...

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Old and New

About eight hundred words an hour are sent by the Morse instruments; by the
printing instrument, three thousand words; and in England, by VVheatstone's
automatic instrument, ten thousand words an hour have been transmitted. The
President's Message, in December, 1873, containing twelve thousand words,
was transmitted from VVashington to New York in twenty minutes, by Little's
automatic ...

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The Journal of Commercial Education

Advertisements inserted under this head ( not less than ten words ) at the rate of
2 cents per word for one insertion . Every additional insertion , one ... 250 "
Phrases Radapted 10 Graham WORDS PER MINUTE easily written after
studying “ Commercial and Pitman Phonography . Contains three thousand
business forms without the use of some one of which a letter cannot be dictated .
Second edition .

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Republic

The vibra- Francisco were repeated by operators at eight tions thus produced
may be employed to open or ten way offices ... Now in England , by Wheatstone's
automatic in the business is much more uniform throughstrument , ten thousand
words an hour have out the day ... by day . sand words , was transmitted from
Washington In 1867 the average cost to the Western to New York in twenty
minutes , by ...

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A Report of the Educational Conference New York City

Now , I am not questioning the ability of a few individuals , or some individuals , to
read , as they define it , at three , four , or perhaps ten thousand words a minute .
However , I agree with my good friend , Bill Sheldon , that that is not reading .

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Reports for 1948- include section: Annual meeting of the institutional members of the Educational Records Bureau: committee reports.

Report

Now , I am not questioning the ability of a few individuals , or some individuals , to
read , as they define it , at three , four , or perhaps ten thousand words a minute .
However , I agree with my good friend , Bill Sheldon , that that is not reading .

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Rhetoric and Reading

The extremists of the left - using such effective platforms as the Jack Paar show
— tell us we should be reading at ten thousand words a minute , fifteen thousand
, twenty thousand ... 92 Their right - wing counterparts thunder back with equal ...

Rhetoric and Reading

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Browne s Phonographic Monthly

100 , at anything over 150 words per minute ( and 000 words are to be
represented by 100,000 very carefully at even that ... overcome are the word is
finished , and the one takes no frightful , Not one man in ten thousand longer than
the other .

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Midland Schools

At ten thousand sensus of the methodologists has this Iowa teacher was
genuinely and words per minute , doesn't the mere seemed to be that " dynamic
reading " scientifically curious about the values turning of pages pose a problem
? is ...

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The Annual of the Year s Best SF

Five thousand words per minute " replaced automobiles and tax evasion as
symbols of status , and when a United States Senator dropped the phrase " ten
thousand words per minute , ” Presponded with his famous Lament : “ I write slow
, " he ...

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Reading Faster and Understanding More

The extremists of the left— using such effective platforms as television talk shows
— tell us that we should be reading at ten thousand words a minute, fifteen
thousand, twenty thousand. . . . Their right-wing counterparts thunder back with
equal ...

Reading Faster and Understanding More

Author: Wanda M. Miller

Publisher: Addison Wesley Publishing Company

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Journey Into Joy

Some of our beloved friends seem to think that if one can speak ten thousand
words per minute , then one is definitely O.K. Paul says that he would rather
speak five words with intelligence which other people could understand than ten
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Journey Into Joy

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Transcript of talks delivered at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, 1971, on Christianity.