How Americans whiled away the hours during the mid-1970s
In March, Ford completed its exit from the luxury car market by selling Volvo to China's Geely Automobile for $1.6 billion. Although the sale represents a sharp loss - the company paid $6 billion for the Swedish automaker eleven years ago - Ford posted an annual profit of $2.7 billion in 2009, its first profitable year since 2005. Assisted by the 'Cash for Clunkers' program (not to mention Toyota's accelerator woes), Ford recaptured its position as the nation's largest carmaker in February. Which is why Ford's CEO Alan Mulally can now look abroad, including big markets like India, where it recently introduced the compact Figo.
Format: Alternating Friday-Saturday classes, with an initial week-long meeting and a week-long international study seminar
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9. You've been avoiding your boss。
Canadians: I'm afraid that while you are here you will be repeatedly mistaken for Americans and blamed for all sorts of stuff you had nothing to do with. Unless you can think of a quick and simple way to distinguish yourselves at a glance – flower in lapel? Saddle shoes? Maple leaf eyepatch? – then you are just going to have to suck it up.
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Survey: Favorite Pastime Nationwide – 1974
Watching television: 46%
Dining out: 12%
Staying at home with family/engaging in family activities at home: 10%
Visiting friends: 8%
Entertaining friends: 8%
Playing cards/Scrabble/Crossword puzzles/games: 8%
Participating in sports: 5%
Listening to radio, records: 5%
Working in home workshop/Home repair: 3%
Club or church meetings. 3%
Other responses 9%
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Comparing the ’30s, ’60s and ’70s