[00:05]Nelson, who flew aboard the shuttle in 1986,
[00:10]is perhaps NASA's most vocal supporter in Congress.
[00:15]He acknowledged that only the president can inspire the nation
[00:19]to support the space program and find the money that
[00:24]the "severely underfunded" agency needs.
[00:32]American no longer expect public figures, whether in speech
[00:36]or in writing, to command the English language with skill and gift.
[00:42]Nor do they aspire to such command themselves.
[00:51]The normal condition of the Korean truce talks is deadlock.
[00:56]After a major concession by one side or the other,
[01:00]a brief spurt of progress usually follows,
[01:03]and then the deadlock settles down again.
[01:10]Schumpeter sympathises with these fears.
[01:14]A succession of studies has shown that three-quarters of
[01:18]mergers and acquisitions fail to produce any benefits for shareholders,
[01:23]and more than half actually destroy shareholder value.
[01:31]Depending on the comments received,
[01:33]the editor would accept the paper for publication or decline it.
[01:43]A: Why didn't we see the old man today?
[01:46]B: He got a stroke this morning.内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8124-237733-1.html