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e puh kuhl

  • s  highly significant or important especially bringing about or marking the beginning of a new development or era
    epochal decisions made by Roosevelt and Churchill

  • Kennewick Man could cast some much needed light on the murky questions of when that epochal migration took place, where the first Americans originally came from and how they got .
  • Akinola personifies the epochal change in the Christian church, namely that the leadership, influence, growth and center of gravity in Christianity is shifting from the northern .
  • His voyages may have been as epochal as Author Arciniegas says they were, but for centuries one school of historians has held that he chivvied his friend Columbus out of his due.
News & Articles

  • The lost lesson of Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln was born in 1809 into a country little different from that of the Founding Fathers. It was overwhelmingly agricultural. Most people lived in Atlantic Coast states. Transportation and communications were limited. It was a country of prodigious, but unrealized promise. In the coming decades, epochal changes unlocked its...
    June 16, 2013 - New York Post
  • Allan Dwan and the Rise and Decline of the Hollywood Studios at MOMA
    It's been more than half a century since he last made a movie, and still we keep coming back to Allan Dwan. Fifty years was also the span of his working life, from 1911–1961, and it's in Dwan's epochal directing career that we find a unlikely connecting hub for Douglas Fairbanks, Gloria Sw...
    June 11, 2013 - The Village Voice

  • Scott Turow in Canada.com
    I've gotten a lot of correspondence saying that 'Presumed Innocent' was an epochal event in the reader's life,Turow said, adding that the new novel, currently untitled, would probably not come out before the summer of 2009.
  • Rupert Murdoch in C21Media
    We are now in the midst of an epochal debate over the value of content and it is clear to many newspapers that the current model is malfunctioning,said Murdoch. "The current days of the internet will soon be over."
  • Richard Blumenthal in USA Today
    This step is epochal, portending huge shifts in the legal and labor landscape at tribal casinos all around the country,said Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, whose office has supported such efforts. "It would almost...

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