[00:06]A lateral move that hurt my pride and blocked my professional progress
[00:12]prompted me to abandon my relatively high profile career although,
[00:17]in the manner of a disgraced government minister,
[00:22]I covered my exit by claiming "I wanted to spend more time with my family".
[00:34]Steelworkers, airline employees, and now those in the auto industry
[00:40]are joining millions of families who must worry about interest rates,
[00:45]stock market fluctuation, and the harsh reality that they may outlive
[00:50]their retirement money.
[00:57]I was so offended by the ad that the first time I saw it,
[01:02]I nearly dropped the donut I was eating and fell off the couch.
[01:07]Just because my semi-autobiographical, self-indulgent first novel didn't find
[01:14]its audience, what gives the Navy the right to openly mock me?
[01:23]On the dock, Mr Nardi and I are met by Clayton Coffin, the farm manager,
[01:29]who was a wintertime resident of Sorrento
[01:33]before he moved inland a few months ago. ("Was a little too quiet," he explains.)
[01:44]Four days after her disappearance, the police reportedly found bloody clothes
[01:50]above ceiling tiles in the lab building on Amistad. Armed with blueprints,
[01:56]investigators continued searching the building for clues.
[02:07]It could all be rather depressing,
[02:10]but for the catchiness of the country-hued melodies,
[02:14]clankety banjos and lilting lapsteel guitars -
[02:19]and Wilson's irrepressible hero-worship.
[02:26]A: It is said that Jack's father is a veteran of the Second World War.
[02:32]B: Yes, he is. He fought many battles and got untold wounds.内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8124-238224-1.html