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The Plutonium-Based Fuel Production Programmes in France

Description: A description of the Cadarache research center is presented. This facility was designed to study the manufacture of Pu fuel prototypes. The present program at the facility includes fabrication of fuel for RAPSODIE and production of Pu-- (J alloy slugs for the critical experiments AQUILON and MARIUS. Information is included concerning use of Pu in thermal and fast reactors. (J.R.D.)
Date: October 31, 1963
Creator: Bussy, P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Arthur Hofstein, October 30, 2007

Description: Interview with Arthur Hofstein, a Army WWII veteran from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Hofstein discusses the lead up to war, being drafted, training to be a radio operator, departure for the European Theater, landing in France and first action at Mars-la-Tour, the Battle of the Bulge, German prisoners and civilians, advancing into Germany, the liberation of Dachau, letters, and life after the war. In appendix are various materials and photographs related to Hofstein and his service.
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Date: October 30, 2007
Creator: Decoster, Charlotte & Hofstein, Arthur I.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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Grenelle Environnement

Description: The new 'Grenelle II' laws are presented in the French Parliament. The Grenelle II (2010) follows the Grenelle I (2007) and a second public consultation round with representatives of large companies. Detailed plans are presented for building, transport and energy sector. Local authorities are asked to play a more important and facilitating role. The new law package contains six pillars and contains the 'outlines' and 'logistics' of the application on regional and local level: - 1. Improving the Energetic Performance of Buildings. Among the measures are : insisting on 'Batiments a Basse Consommation' (BBC, < 50 KW/H/m2 per year) for new buildings and to reduce the consumption of existing buildings by 38% untill 2020. - 2. Creating a change in Transport Use. Among the measures presented are : speeding up the process of public transport infrastructure, insisting local public authorities on offering 'lease-bikes' and car-sharing programs, and subvention of electric and hybrid car development. - 3. Reducing significantly Energy Consumption and Carbon Emissions. Measurements foreseen are : Obligation of all enterprises with over 500 employees and municipalities with more than 500.000 inhabitants to calculate CO2 emissions on a yearly bases. -4. Preserving Biodiversity. Pharmaceutical and hospital products will be more restricted and reported. -5. Risks, health and waste. Various measurements are proposed, such as the Protection of Electrical and Telephone Network workers. -6. A new Ecological Governance Model. Introduction of Five 'Colleges' of Stakeholders: ONG, Entreprises, Unions, Public Authorities and Public Administration. Regions with over 50 000 inhabitants will be obliged to create a Sustainable Development report. Each product should carry CO2 emission information, related to the CO2 emissions created by transport of people and goods.
Date: October 2010
Creator: France. Ministère de l'écologie, de l'énergie, du développement durable et de la mer
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[News Clip: Paris Bomb]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about a bombing in Paris.
Date: October 17, 1995, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 12 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Harry Bradford Urey, Jr., October 14, 1999

Description: Transcript of an interview with Harry Bradford Urey, Jr., a mechanical engineer and Army Air Forces veteran (454th Bomb Squadron, 323rd Bomb Group, 9th Air Force), concerning his experiences as a B-26 pilot in the European Theater during World War II.
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Date: October 14, 1999
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Urey, Harry Bradford, Jr.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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The G-20 and International Economic Cooperation: Background and Implications for Congress

Description: This report discusses the background of the G-20 (an international forum for discussing and coordinating economic policies) and some of the issues that it has addressed. It includes historic background on the work of the G-20, information about how the group operates, overviews of G-20 summits, major issues that the group is likely to address and the likely effectiveness of the G-20 in the near future. The members of the G-20 include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union.
Date: October 23, 2013
Creator: Nelson, Rebecca M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Geology, Soil, and Climate at Specific Points Throughout the World, Volume 2: Europe, U.S.S.R., and Southwest Asia

Description: This is part of a series of reports that cover the study of 202 sites throughout the world providing data on rock and soil to a depth of 100 feet and on climatic conditions. This volume discusses locations in Europe, the U.S.S.R. and Southwest Asia.
Date: October 1966
Creator: Ruane, Paul J.; Woo, C. C.; Gardner, Louis S.; Newton, Elisabeth G.; Reimer, Allen & Zarza, Ray
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[News Script: Cease fire]

Description: Photocopy of a script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: October 20, 1972, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Ceasefire]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about reports of a ceasefire in the Vietnam War.
Date: October 20, 1972
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Ceremony preparations]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about preparations for the Vietnam peace signing ceremony.
Date: October 28, 1972
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: FOLO Kissinger "Peace Talks"]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about communist side at the Paris Peace Talks holding their position with no sign of movement during the talks.
Date: October 12, 1972, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Football]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: October 17, 1970, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: France]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: 1969-10-28T24:00:00
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: International]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering news stories about national and international politics.
Date: October 9, 1972
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: International]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering news stories about national and international politics.
Date: October 9, 1972
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: International]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering multiple international news stories in London, Paris, and Saigon (Ho Chi Minh).
Date: October 19, 1972
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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