The New York Times Almanac 2004

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Penguin Books, 2003 - 1002 sider
The New York Times Almanac 2004 is the almanac of record. Drawing on the resources of the world's premier news organization, it provides readers with a wealth of data about the United States and the world-in a readable and more easily accessible form than other fact finders. Unrivaled in scope and unsurpassed in comprehensiveness, The New York Times Almanac pays careful attention to significant issues, topics, and developments of the day, and sets them in historical context. It gives the stories-and the stories behind the stories. The New York Times Almanac is the first choice for students, journalists, and researchers-for anyone who needs timely, accurate information about the world we live in.

The New York Times Almanac 2004 includes:
* Comprehensive coverage of all the states and every nation in the world
* The most comprehensive sports section of any almanac
* Notable obituaries from the world of politics, entertainment, and science
* More information about global terrorism, the Internet, the worldwide AIDS epidemic, and world population than any other almanac
* The most complete coverage of environmental issues, the economy, and the workings of the federal government
* All major Academy Award winners since 1928 and the names of all Nobel Laureates and why they won
* And much, much more

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Almanac of the Year
iv
Chronology of the Years Events
1
Obituaries 200203
11
Major News Stories of 200102
17
Calendar of the Year
37
HOLIDAYS AND HOLY DAYS
42
ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS 2002
47
THE UNITED STATES
50
Health and Medicine
365
The Media
386
THE ELECTRONIC MEDIA
393
Religion in America
401
Transportation
407
THE WORLD
416
Rulers of the World
440
World Geography
447

US History
58
CHRONOLOGY OF US HISTORY
68
BIOGRAPHIES OF US PRESIDENTS
86
Presidential Elections 17962000
101
POLITICAL OFFICE HOLDERS
112
THE US SUPREME COURT
120
The Federal Government
124
THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
125
THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
131
FEDERAL EMPLOYEES AND BUDGET
139
NATIONAL DEFENSE
146
SOCIAL INSURANCE PROGRAMS
155
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
163
US POSTAL SERVICE
167
States Territories and Possessions
169
STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCES
204
US TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS
207
Cities and Counties in the US
211
THE 50 LARGEST CITIES 2000
212
CITIES IN AMERICA
231
CITY FINANCES
242
METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREAS MSAs
244
COUNTIES IN AMERICA
258
The American People Today
260
US POPULATION BY RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN
267
US POPULATION BY AGE AND SEX
276
VITAL STATISTICS
278
HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES
284
HOUSING
287
IMMIGRATION
293
SEX IN AMERICA
300
Agriculture
302
Crime and Punishment
305
Economy and Business
316
US BUSINESS
339
ADVERTISING
351
Education
354
Energy
361
Climate and Weather
465
World Population
472
World Health
478
World Religions
486
Major Languages of the World
493
World Energy
494
The Global Military Situation
498
The Global Economy
502
NATIONS OF THE WORLD
517
Territories Of The World
698
The United Nations
708
International Organizations
715
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
716
EARTH SCIENCES
738
CHEMISTRY
746
PHYSICS
752
LIFE SCIENCES
758
MATHEMATICS
763
STANDARD WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
767
The Environment
772
ENDANGERED SPECIES
782
Technology
787
COMPUTERS
795
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
800
THE INTERNET
806
AWARDS AND PRIZES
813
Pulitzer Prizes
839
The Nobel Prizes
854
SPORTS
869
International Sports
879
The Olympic Sports
887
PROFESSIONAL SPORTS
906
FOOTBALL
923
BASKETBALL
934
ICE HOCKEY
942
BASEBALL
947
INDEX
973

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