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André Malraux

André Malraux

French novelist and art theorist André Malraux died on this day, November 23, in 1976. […]

John Tuzo Wilson

John Tuzo Wilson

This Canadian geophysicist and geologist achieved worldwide acclaim for his contributions to the theory of plate tectonics. […]

Clark Gable

Clark Gable

Hollywood leading man Clark Gable died on November 16, 1960. […]

Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov

A new TV adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s 1951 book “Foundations” is available now. […]

Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly

The American actress-turned-Princess Grace Kelly was born on November 12, 1929. […]

Sesame Street

Sesame Street

The beloved children’s television program debuted on this day, November 10, in 1969. […]

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams

Canadian guitarist, singer-song writer, and photographer, Bryan Adams was born this day, November 5, in 1959. […]

Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite

Broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite was born on this day, November 4, in 1916. […]

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt

“I pretended to click the shutter and said, “Thank you, very much.” The ordeal over, Tweedsmuir began to tell one of his Scottish stories and everyone relaxed.” […]

Jonas Salk

Jonas Salk

American virologist and medical researcher Jonas Salk was born on this day, October 28, in 1914. […]

Elizabeth Arden

Elizabeth Arden

Canadian-American business woman Elizabeth Arden died on this day, October 18, in 1966. […]

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

On October 14, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. won the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolent resistance. […]

Dr. Henry K. Beecher

Dr. Henry K. Beecher

Henry K. Beecher was a pioneering American anesthesiologist, medical ethicist, and investigator of the placebo effect. […]

Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu

South African Anglican cleric and theologian, Desmond Tutu, was born on this day, October 7, in 1931. […]

Earl Warren

Earl Warren

October 5th marks the anniversary of Earl Warren’s swearing-in as the 14th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1953. […]

“Influence and Identity”

“Influence and Identity”

“Influence and Identity: Twentieth Century Portrait Photography from the Bank of America Collection” features the works of international photographers from the early through the mid-twentieth century. […]

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

James Earl Carter Jr. was born on this day, October 1, in 1924. […]

Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel

“I found an erudite storyteller, a Holocaust survivor who has retained a bittersweet sense of life and placed it in the service of worldwide peace and human rights.” […]

Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury

The American crime drama “Murder, She Wrote” debuted on this day in 1984. […]

Anita Ekberg

Anita Ekberg

“Her natural behavior resembled the love goddesses she portrayed – uninhibited and seductive and totally without guile.” […]

Brigitte Bardot

Brigitte Bardot

Actress, singer, and animal rights activist Brigitte “B.B.” Bardot, turned 87 on September 28, 2021. […]

Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann

Mann’s 1918 book “Reflections of a Nonpolitical Man” was recently reissued by New York Review of Books. […]

H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells

The English author H. G. Wells was born on this day, September 21, in 1866. […]

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

“Muhammad Ali arrived at my New York studio with a breathless young editor trailing behind.” […]

Francois Mauriac

Francois Mauriac

“Paris was without electric power when I photographed the eminent Catholic writer.” […]

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