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  2. Conservatism in the United States - Wikipedia

    In the first 1955 issue of National Review, William F. Buckley Jr. explained the standards of his magazine and helped make explicit the beliefs of American conservatives: Among our convictions: It is the job of centralized government (in peacetime) to protect its citizens' lives, liberty and property.

  3. Woolworth Building - Wikipedia

    The first above-ground steel had been erected by October 1911, and installation of the building's terracotta began on February 1, 1912. [122] [123] The building rose at the rate of 1 + 1 ⁄ 2 stories a week and the steelworkers set a speed record for assembling 1,153 tons of steel in six consecutive eight-hour days. [124]

  4. Empty string - Wikipedia

    Formal theory. Formally, a string is a finite, ordered sequence of characters such as letters, digits or spaces. The empty string is the special case where the sequence has length zero, so there are no symbols in the string.

  5. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - Wikipedia

    The first commercial passenger flight to the airport was a charter flight carrying Tommy Dorsey and his swing band for a two-day engagement at the Canadian National Exhibition on September 8, 1939. It was also the first airliner from the United States to arrive in Toronto. A 48-person cable ferry service was inaugurated to the airport.