The Depression was this country's high-water mark
for poverty, unemployment, and despair, and tens of millions of out-of-work and down-on-their-luck Americans recognized their own plight in Steinbeck's saga about dirt farmers scrapping for a job and a meal.
During their Saturday night performance, the group hit their high-water mark
, and the dancers, according to Cochran, reached their peak.
As NASA has placed a stop to the new mission to reach Pluto, the Galileo probe may be, in the author's words, 'the high-water mark
of humanity's exploration of the Solar System'.
In an audacious move hailed as a high-water mark
for the community-forest movement, the town of Randolph will, with this single purchase, protect traditional working forest practices and provide a sound future for historic recreational uses as diverse as hiking and hunting, snowmobiling and maple sugaring.
It's this cash, well above the high-water mark
for quarterly in/out flows, which can be worked much harder.
The two decisions, issued during the court's high-water mark
of defending church-state separation, struck down programs in Pennsylvania and Ohio that were designed to aid parochial schools by "lending" them books, audio-visual materials and other instructional equipment.
The Chilean revolution--the decades-long process of peaceful mobilization culminating in the election of Salvador Allende in 1970--is arguably the high-water mark
of socialism to date.
1940 - Walt Disney releases "Fantasia," regarded as the high-water mark
Gargano, Chairman of Empire State Development Corporation (ESD), which worked with IBM in bringing the new facility to New York, said, "Today is a high-water mark
for Governor Pataki and business in New York State.
The result: an even greater sales spike at Christmas and a new high-water mark
for monthly sales of about 50,000 units ($2.
Of all the buildings analysed, the tower houses of the north-east of Scotland represent the architectural high-water mark
of the post-1603 period.
Online brokerage hits a new high-water mark
at 78, up 2.