Jon Rudd

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Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation History Teacher
Location Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Introduction b. 1950, Palo Alto, CA. Married(Madeleine), one son (Richard). Education: Swarthmore College, BA, 1973; Georgetown University, MA, 1980. Georgetown University PhD, 1988. Teaching Experience: Adjunct teaching at Georgetown University, United States Naval Academy, Hood College, Prince George's Community College, 1988-2000; Full time at PGCC, 2000-Present.
Interests Collecting tasteless ashtrays dating from the Eisenhower Administration, especially the delta-shaped ones.
Favorite Movies The Big Sleep, Children of Men, Blazing Saddles, The Hidden Fortress, Amarcord, Chinatown, Paths of Glory, Auntie Mame, Alexander Nevsky, Black Orpheus, The Small Back Room, A Night to Remember, Rebecca, The Thin Man, Tunes of Glory, All the King's Men(1949), The Wild Bunch, Marlowe, Kiss Me Deadly, Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, Citizen Kane, From Here to Eternity, The Night Stalker, The Untouchables, Silverado, Zulu, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Last Wave, Bonnie & Clyde, The Bird Cage, Invaders from Mars(1953), The Maltese Falcon, Quatermass & the Pit, Dr. Strangelove, Laura, The Best Years of Our Lives, The Day the Earth Caught Fire, Bringing Up Baby, Jezebel, The Clouded Yellow, The Thing from Another World(1951), Pulp Fiction, Grand Illusion, On the Waterfront, Rio Bravo, Passport to Pimlico, The African Queen, Children of Paradise, Strangers on a Train, Stalag 17, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Yojimbo, The Wages of Fear, Red River, Some Like It Hot, North by Northwest, The Third Man, Stray Dog, La Strada, Fargo, Double Indemnity, 8 1/2, Tom Jones, The 39 Steps, Invasion of the Body Snatchers(1956), The Seven Samurai, Whiskey Galore, L.A. Confidential, The Man in the White Suit, The Cruel Sea, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Suddenly Last Summer, House of Games, Kill Bill, The Three Musketeers(1973), The Dam Busters, Oliver Twist(1948)
Favorite Music Marin Marais, Steely Dan
Favorite Books Sein und Zeit(just kiddin'), The Anatomy of Melancholy, , "Politics & the English Language", "The Roads Must Roll", "If This Goes On...", "On a Monstrous Child", "The Library of Babel", Gulliver's Travel's, Persian Letters, The Magic Mountain, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gravity's Rainbow, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, The Leopard, Aeschylus, Death on the Installment Plan, Homer, War with the Newts, Tropic of Cancer, The Great Gatsby, Dog Years, Tristram Shandy, Rebellion in the Backlands, The Polish Officer, Thucydides, Dracula