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She is an American singer, actress, director and songwriter. She has won two Academy Awards, nine Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, and a Peabody ...

2/10/2009 11/25/2015

Barbara Ann Mikulski (born July 20, 1936) is the senior United States Senator from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party, serving since 1987. Mikulski, a former United States Representative fro...

5/16/2013 11/25/2015

Itzhak Perlman (Hebrew: יצחק פרלמן‎; born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and pedagogue. Early li...

8/31/2014 11/25/2015
       

Steven Spielberg MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Steven Spielberg is one of the wealthiest and most powerful moviemakers in Hollywood. The director of such elaborate fantasies as Close Encounters of the Third Kind and E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, he ...

2/22/2009 11/25/2015

James Vernon Taylor , born March 12, 1948 American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, Taylor was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. Taylor achieved h...

1/2/2012 11/25/2015

Yogi Berra MP (1925 - 2015)

"Yogi"

Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra (May 12, 1925 – September 22, 2015) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) catcher, manager, and coach. He played almost his entire 19-year baseball career (1946...

9/23/2015 11/25/2015

Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr (1911 - 1984)

. Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. (March 8, 1911 – March 19, 1984) was a civil rights activist and was the chief lobbyist for the NAACP for nearly 30 years. He also served as a regional director for...

10/14/2015 10/14/2015

David Gaub McCullough (pronounced /məˈkʌlə/; born July 7, 1933) is an American author, narrator, historian, and lecturer. He is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and...

12/12/2011 6/2/2015

Meredith Willson "The Music Man" MP (1902 - 1984)

"The Music Man"

Find a Grave Wikipedia Meredith Willson Robert Meredith Willson (May 18, 1902 – June 15, 1984) was an American composer, songwriter, conductor and playwright, best known for writing the book...

3/12/2010 6/1/2015

Russell E. Train (1920 - 2012)

Russell Errol Train (June 4, 1920 - September 17, 2012) was the second Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), from September 1973 to January 1977, and the Founder Chairman Emerit...

5/15/2015 5/15/2015

Jan Karski MP (1914 - 2000)

Jan Karski , właściwie Jan Romuald Kozielewski, pseudonim Witold (ur. 24 czerwca 1914 w Łodzi, zm. 13 lipca 2000 w Waszyngtonie) – obywatel Polski i Stanów Zjednoczon...

5/8/2015 5/8/2015

Carlos Peña Romulo MP (1898 - 1985)

Carlos Peña Rómulo was a Filipino diplomat, politician, soldier, journalist and author. In his youth, he was the King Consort to the 1922 Manila Carnival Queen, Virginia Llamas, who event...

4/18/2008 5/2/2015

Ralph Johnson Bunche (/bʌntʃ/; August 7, 1904 (disputed) or 1903 – December 9, 1971) was an American political scientist, academic, and diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace P...

5/17/2014 4/23/2015

Estée Lauder MP (1906 - 2004)

"Estée Lauder"

) Estée Lauder (/ˈɛsteɪ ˈlɔːdər/; July 1, 1906[1] – April 24, 2004) was an American businesswoman. She was the co-founder, along with he...

8/7/2013 4/14/2015

Albert Shanker MP (1928 - 1997)

Albert Shanker (September 14, 1928 – February 22, 1997) was president of the United Federation of Teachers from 1964 to 1985 and president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) from 197...

1/15/2009 4/12/2015

Herbert Lawrence Block MP (1909 - 2001)

"Herblock"

Herbert Lawrence Block, commonly known as Herblock (October 13, 1909 – October 7, 2001), was an American editorial cartoonist and author best known for his commentaries on national domestic an...

10/13/2014 4/11/2015

Gary Stanley Becker MP (1930 - 2014)

Gary Stanley Becker (December 2, 1930 – May 3, 2014)[1] was an American economist. He was professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago and at the Booth School of Business....

8/29/2008 4/11/2015

Sol Linowitz MP (1913 - 2005)

Sol Linowitz Sol Myron Linowitz (December 7, 1913 – March 18, 2005) was an American diplomat, lawyer, and businessman. Linowitz helped negotiate the return of the Panama Canal to Panama un...

3/2/2010 4/11/2015

Arthur Fiedler MP (1894 - 1979)

Arthur Fiedler (December 17, 1894 – July 10, 1979)[1] was a long-time conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, a symphony orchestra that specializes in popular and light classical music. With a...

1/15/2009 4/10/2015

William Lewis Safire MP (1929 - 2009)

William Lewis Safire[1] (/ˈsæfaɪər/; December 17, 1929 – September 27, 2009)[2] was an American author, columnist, journalist, and presidential speechwriter. He w...

3/22/2010 4/10/2015

Robert Elliot "Bob" Kahn (born December 23, 1938) is an American electrical engineer, who, along with Vint Cerf, invented the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP), the f...

12/23/2014 4/10/2015

General Wesley Clark MP

"Wesley Kanne Clark", "Sr."

Wesley Kanne Clark, Sr. (born December 23, 1944) is a retired General of the United States Army. He graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1966 at West Point and was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship ...

8/6/2014 4/10/2015

Hyman George Rickover (January 27, 1900 – July 8, 1986) was a United States Navy admiral who directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion and controlled its operations for thr...

8/7/2010 4/9/2015

Harlan Cleveland (1918 - 2008)

Harlan Cleveland (January 19, 1918 – May 30, 2008) was an American diplomat, educator, and author. He served as Lyndon Johnson's U.S. Ambassador to NATO, 1965–1969, and earlier as U.S...

4/6/2015 4/6/2015

. Justin Whitlock Dart, Jr. (August 29, 1930 – June 22, 2002) was an American activist and advocate for people with disabilities. He helped to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990,...

4/5/2015 4/5/2015

Justin Whitlock Dart, Sr. (August 17, 1907 – January 26, 1984) was considered the "boy wonder" of the drug store industry. In college Dart had played football for Northwestern University. Af...

4/5/2015 4/5/2015

Benjamin Hooks (1925 - 2010)

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1925, Benjamin Hooks became a lawyer and minister who was active in the Civil Rights Movement. He was Tennessee's first African-American criminal judge, as well as the fi...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Anne Armstrong (1927 - 2008)

Anne Legendre Armstrong (December 27, 1927 – July 30, 2008) was a United States diplomat and politician, and the first female Counselor to the President; she served in that capacity under both...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Luis Muñoz Marín (San Juan, 18 de febrero de 1898 - 30 de abril de 1980), fue un escritor, periodista, senador y primer Gobernador de Puerto Rico, electo democráticamente. Trabaj&#...

1/26/2010 3/18/2015

Dumas Malone (1892 - 1986)

Dumas Malone (January 10, 1892 – December 27, 1986) was an American historian, biographer, and editor noted for his six-volume biography on Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson and His Time, for which ...

3/15/2015 3/15/2015

John Paul Stevens (born April 20, 1920) served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from December 19, 1975 until his retirement on June 29, 2010. At the time of his retir...

7/6/2011 3/15/2015

Internet pioneer, widely regarded as a "Father of the Internet". Wikipedia (English)

3/6/2014 3/15/2015

Ieoh Ming Pei (born April 26, 1917), commonly known as I. M. Pei, is a Chinese-born American architect often called the master of modern architecture. In 1948 Mr. Pei was recruited by New York real e...

2/23/2013 3/14/2015

Luis Alberto Ferré Aguayo (February 17, 1904 – October 21, 2003) was a Puerto Rican engineer, industrialist, politician, philanthropist, and a patron of the arts. He was the third Gover...

8/21/2007 3/8/2015

Isolina Ferré-Aguayo (1914 - 2000)

Isolina Ferré Aguayo (September 5, 1914 – August 3, 2000) was a Puerto Rican-born Roman Catholic nun. Known as the "Mother Teresa of Puerto Rico", she received the Presidential Medal of...

8/21/2007 3/8/2015

Virginia D'Albert-Lake (1910 - 1997)

Virginia d'Albert-Lake was notable for her work as a member of the anti-Nazi French Resistance during World War II. AN AMERICAN HEROINE Médaille du roi Léopold II (Belgium) Croi...

3/4/2015 3/4/2015

Francis Sellers Collins (born April 14, 1950) is an American physician-geneticist noted for his discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the Human Genome Project. He is director of the Nation...

12/19/2014 12/19/2014

Julia Child MP (1912 - 2004)

Julia Child (August 15, 1912 – August 13, 2004) was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream thr...

5/23/2007 12/18/2014

William Hedgcock Webster (born March 6, 1924) is an American attorney, jurist, and current Chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council. Previously Webster was the third Director of the Federal...

7/12/2013 12/16/2014

Gordon Gray MP (1909 - 1982)

) - Gordon Gray (May 30, 1909 – November 26, 1982) was an official in the government of the United States during the administrations of Harry Truman (1945–53) and Dwight Eisenhower (1953&...

6/11/2012 12/15/2014

Lane Kirkland (1922 - 1999)

Joseph Lane Kirkland (March 12, 1922 – August 14, 1999) was a US labor union leader who served as President of the AFL-CIO for over sixteen years. Biography Kirkland was born in Camden, So...

12/1/2014 12/1/2014

Suzan Shown Harjo (born June 2, 1945) (Cheyenne and Hodulgee Muscogee) is an advocate for American Indian rights. She is a poet, writer, lecturer, curator, and policy advocate, who has helped Native ...

11/24/2014 11/24/2014

Edward Ross "Ed" Roybal (February 10, 1916 – October 24, 2005) was a member of the Los Angeles, California, City Council for thirteen years and of the U.S. House of Representatives for thirty ...

11/24/2014 11/24/2014

Isabel Allende Llona MP

Marin, California, United States

Marin, California, United States

Isabel Allende Llona (born 2 August 1942) is a Chilean writer with American citizenship.[1] Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the "magic realist" tradition, is famous for novels such ...

11/6/2007 11/24/2014

Stephen Joshua Sondheim (/ˈsɒnd.haɪm/; born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for his immense contributions to musical theatre for over 50 years. He is t...

3/22/2014 11/24/2014

Patsy Mink, US Congress (1927 - 2002)

"Patsy", "(竹本 まつ Takemoto Matsu"

Patsy Matsu Takemoto Mink (竹本 まつ Takemoto Matsu?, December 6, 1927 – September 28, 2002) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Hawaii. Mink was a third ...

5/28/2014 11/24/2014

Ethel Skakel Kennedy (born April 11, 1928) is the widow of Sen. and former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. Contents [hide] 1 Biography 1.1 Early life 1.2 Marriage to Robert F. Kennedy 1.3...

6/11/2007 11/24/2014

Tom Brokaw MP

New York, NY, USA

New York, NY, USA

Thomas John "Tom" Brokaw (/ˈbroʊkɔː/; born February 6, 1940) is an American television journalist and author best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly Ne...

1/13/2009 11/24/2014

Meryl Streep MP

"Meryl Streep"

Meryl Streep is an American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. She is widely regarded as one of the most talented and respected movie actors of the modern era. Streep has received...

3/19/2010 11/24/2014

Marlo Thomas MP

"Marlo"

Actress, producer and social activist, Marlo Thomas has been a role model for women and children since she blazed the trail as television’s first single woman living alone in the hit series That...

6/11/2010 11/20/2014

Kate Smith (1907 - 1986)

Kathryn Elizabeth Smith (May 1, 1907 – June 17, 1986) known professionally as Kate Smith and The First Lady of Radio was an American singer, a contralto, best known for her rendition of Irving...

11/17/2014 11/17/2014

Rudolf Serkin MP (1903 - 1991)

Rudolf Serkin (March 28, 1903 – May 8, 1991) was a Bohemian-born pianist. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest Beethoven interpreters of the twentieth century. Life and early career ...

8/22/2007 11/16/2014

Adela Rogers St. Johns (1894 - 1988)

Adela Nora Rogers St. Johns (May 20, 1894 – August 10, 1988) was an American journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. She wrote a number of screenplays for silent movies but is best remembere...

11/15/2014 11/15/2014

Walter Lippmann MP (1889 - 1974)

Walter Lippmann (September 23, 1889 – December 14, 1974)[1] was an American writer, reporter, and political commentator famous for being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War, c...

9/23/2014 10/29/2014

General Lyman Lemnitzer (1899 - 1988)

Lyman Louis Lemnitzer (August 29, 1899 – November 12, 1988) was a United States Army general, who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1960 to 1962. He then served as Supreme A...

8/6/2014 8/6/2014

General Norman Schwarzkopf (1934 - 2012)

"Norman Schwarzkopf", "Stormin' Norman", "The Bear"

. H. Norman Schwarzkopf KCB (/ˈʃwɔrtskɒf/; 22 August 1934 – 27 December 2012), also known as Norman Schwarzkopf, was a United States Army general. While serving as ...

8/5/2014 8/5/2014

Roger L. Stevens (1910 - 1998)

Roger Lacey Stevens (March 12, 1910 – February 2, 1998) was an American theatrical producer, arts administrator, and a real estate executive. He is the founding Chairman of both the Kennedy Ce...

6/28/2014 6/28/2014

Clarence L "Kelly" Johnson (1910 - 1990)

"Kelly"

) Clarence Leonard "Kelly" Johnson (February 27, 1910 – December 21, 1990) was an American system engineer and aeronautical innovator. He earned renown for his contributions to many noteworthy...

10/14/2013 6/26/2014

James A. Michener (1907 - 1997)

James Albert Michener (/ˈmɪtʃnər/; February 3, 1907 – October 16, 1997) was an American author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which were family sagas cover...

6/6/2014 6/6/2014

Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzeziński (ur. 28 marca 1928 w Warszawie) – amerykański politolog polskiego pochodzenia, sowietolog, geostrateg, w latach 1977–1981 doradca prezydenta Ca...

12/27/2008 5/21/2014

Artur Rubinstein MP (1887 - 1982)

Chopin - Heroic Polonaise Op. 53 - Arthur Rubinstein , Arthur Rubinstein plays Liszt etude "La campanella" Artur Rubinstein w Wikipedii po Polsku Artur Rubinstein on Wikipedia in English Arth...

7/19/2009 3/21/2014

Simon Wiesenthal MP (1908 - 2005)

Simon Wiesenthal, KBE (December 31, 1908 – September 20, 2005) was an Austrian Holocaust survivor who became famous after World War II for his work as a Nazi hunter. After four and a half year...

3/14/2007 3/21/2014

Jan Nowak-Jeziorański (1914 - 2005)

"Janek", "Jan Zych", "Jan Nowak", "Kurier z Warszawy"

Jan Nowak-Jeziorański , właśc. Zdzisław Antoni Jeziorański pseud. „Janek”, „Jan Zych” – polski polityk, politolog, działacz ...

2/16/2012 3/21/2014

Lech Wałęsa, Prezydent RP MP

Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland

Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland

Lech Wałęsa – polityk i działacz związkowy, współzałożyciel i pierwszy przewodniczący „Solidarności”, opozycjo...

4/7/2013 3/21/2014

John Malchase David Shalikashvili (Georgian: ჯონ მალხაზ დავით შალიკ&...

3/15/2013 3/21/2014

Harper Lee MP

"Harper Lee"

Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama, United States

Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama, United States

Harper Lee is an American author known for her 1961 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird , which deals with the issues of racism that were observed by the author as a child in her hometow...

9/19/2012 2/25/2014

John von Neumann MP (1903 - 1957)

"Jancsi", "Johnny", "נוימן"

Neumann János Wikipedia, Magyar / Hungarian John von Neumann Wikipedia, English John von Neumann was a Hungarian and later American pure and applied mathematician, physicist, inventor, pol...

7/2/2008 2/10/2014

Edmund Sixtus "Ed" Muskie (March 28, 1914 – March 26, 1996) was an American politician from Rumford, Maine. He served as Governor of Maine from 1955 to 1959, as a member of the United States Sen...

11/28/2013 11/28/2013

Mario José Molina-Pasquel Henríquez (born March 19, 1943 in Mexico City) is a Mexican-born American chemist and one of the most prominent precursors to the discovering of the Antarctic oz...

10/19/2011 11/21/2013

Daniel // 井上 建 Ken Inouye, 2LT, President pro tempore MP (1924 - 2012)

"Dan", "Daniel Ken Inouye", "井上 建"

Daniel Ken "Dan" Inouye (pronounced /ɨˈnoʊweɪ/, Japanese: 井上 建, Inoue Ken; September 7, 1924 – December 17, 2012) was the senior United States Se...

10/2/2009 11/20/2013

Daniel Kahneman דניאל כהנמן ‎ (born March 5, 1934) is an Israeli-American psychologist and Nobel laureate. He is notable for...

2/17/2012 11/20/2013

Oprah Winfrey MP

Chicago, IL, USA

Chicago, IL, USA

Oprah Winfrey Bio Book Club Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, best known for her self-titled, mult...

9/16/2010 11/20/2013

Richard Lugar, U.S. Senator MP

"Dick Luger"

Richard Green "Dick" Lugar (born April 4, 1932) is an American politician who served as a United States Senator, representing Indiana from 1977 to 2013. A member of the Republican Party, Lugar previo...

4/1/2013 11/20/2013

Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee (born August 26, 1921) is a vice president at-large of The Washington Post. As executive editor of the Post from 1968 to 1991, he became a national figure during the pr...

10/25/2008 11/20/2013

Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the Women's...

7/9/2010 11/20/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Loretta Lynn (born Loretta Webb; April 14, 1932) is an American country music singer-songwriter, author and philanthropist. Born in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky to a ...

11/9/2009 11/20/2013

Warren Earl Burger (September 17, 1907 – June 25, 1995) was the 15th Chief Justice of the United States from 1969 to 1986. Although Burger was a conservative, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered ...

11/3/2013 11/3/2013

John Paton Davies, Jr. (1909 - 1999)

(b. 6 April 1908 in Kiating, Sichuan Province, China; d. 23 December 1999 in Asheville, North Carolina), career U.S. foreign service officer and China expert who became a prominent victim of McCarthy...

12/24/2009 10/31/2013

Raymond Moley (1886 - 1975)

Raymond Charles Moley (September 27, 1886 in Berea, Ohio – February 18, 1975 in Phoenix, Arizona) was a leading New Dealer who became its bitter opponent before the end of the Great Depression...

10/29/2013 10/29/2013

Walter Wriston (1919 - 2005)

Walter Bigelow Wriston (August 3, 1919 – January 19, 2005) was a banker and former chairman and CEO of Citicorp. As chief executive of Citibank / Citicorp (later Citigroup) from 1967 to 1984, ...

10/27/2013 10/27/2013

James Edwin Webb (October 7, 1906 – March 27, 1992) was an American government official who served as the second administrator of NASA from February 14, 1961 to October 7, 1968. Webb oversaw...

8/19/2013 8/19/2013

Roberto Clemente MP (1934 - 1972)

Roberto Clemente Walker (August 18, 1934 – December 31, 1972) was a Puerto Rican professional baseball player. He was a Major League Baseball right fielder who played 18 seasons for the Pittsb...

3/16/2013 8/15/2013

Sally Ride MP (1951 - 2012)

Sally Kristen Ride (May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012) was an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut. Ride joined NASA in 1978, and in 1983 became the first American woman to enter space. On ...

7/23/2012 5/25/2013

Carl Vinson (November 18, 1883 – June 1, 1981) was a United States Representative from Georgia. He was a Democrat and the first person to serve for more than 50 years in the United States Ho...

4/1/2013 4/1/2013

Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss (January 31, 1896 – January 21, 1974) (pronounced "straws") was an American businessman, philanthropist, public official, and naval officer. He was a major figure in t...

2/16/2013 2/16/2013

. Howard Malcolm "Mac" Baldrige, Jr. (October 4, 1922 – July 25, 1987) was the 26th United States Secretary of Commerce. He was the son of H. Malcolm Baldrige, a Congressman from Nebraska, and...

1/18/2013 1/18/2013

Bob Dylan MP

"Bob Dylan", "Bob"

wikipedia - Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman ; Hebrew name: Shabtai Zisel ; May 24, 1941) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, music producer, artist, and writer. He has been an influentia...

7/28/2008 12/14/2012

Walker Kirkland Hancock (1901 - 1998)

Walker Kirtland Hancock (June 28, 1901, St. Louis, Missouri – December 30, 1998, Gloucester, Massachusetts) was a 20th-century American sculptor and teacher. He created notable monumental scul...

12/14/2012 12/14/2012

Beverly Sills MP (1929 - 2007)

"Beverly Sills"

Beverly Sills - Una Voce Poco Fa!! (1976) , Beverly Sills - Dunque io son! - Il Barbiere Di Siviglia Beverly Sills (May 25, 1929 – July 2, 2007) was an American operatic soprano whose peak car...

12/13/2012 12/13/2012

Willem de Kooning, painter MP (1904 - 1997)

Dutch emigrant to the USA after 1904 - Artist Nederlands: English:

6/9/2011 12/13/2012

Donald Henry Rumsfeld (born July 9, 1932) is an American politician and businessman. Rumsfeld served as the 13th Secretary of Defense from 1975 to 1977 under President Gerald Ford, and as the 21st Se...

12/8/2012 12/8/2012

John Alexander McCone (January 4, 1902 - February 14, 1991) was an American businessman and politician who served as Director of Central Intelligence during the height of the Cold War. Background ...

11/24/2012 11/24/2012

Norman Podhoretz MP

Brooklyn, Kings, New York

Brooklyn, Kings, New York

Norman B. Podhoretz (January 16, 1930) is an American neoconservative pundit and writer for Commentary magazine. Biographical Highlights From Hudson Institute Norman Podhoretz is editor-at-large ...

9/18/2010 10/30/2012

James Cagney MP (1899 - 1986)

Born in New York City in 1899, James Cagney was an American actor best known for playing "tough guys," notably as a gangster in the 1931 film, The Public Enemy. He also starred in Angels with Dirty Fac...

7/19/2012 10/16/2012

Brent Scowcroft, KBE (born March 19, 1925) was the United States National Security Advisor under Presidents Gerald Ford and George H. W. Bush and a Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force. ...

10/13/2012 10/13/2012

Detlev Wulf Bronk (1897 - 1975)

Detlev Wulf Bronk (August 13, 1897 – November 17, 1975) was President of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland from 1949 to 1953 and President of the National Academy of Sciences fro...

10/12/2012 10/12/2012

Alan T. Waterman (1892 - 1967)

Alan Tower Waterman (June 4, 1892 – November 30, 1967) was an American physicist. Born in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, he grew up in Northampton, Massachusetts. His father was a professor...

10/12/2012 10/12/2012

Edmund Wilson, Jr. (1895 - 1972)

Edmund Wilson (May 8, 1895 – June 12, 1972) was an American writer, literary and social critic, and noted man of letters. Early life Wilson was born in Red Bank, New Jersey. His parent...

9/25/2012 9/25/2012