Anthropologist who during the 1970's, lived in Papua New Guinea studying The Abelam people, their ceremonies and religious beliefs. She also worked for the Papua New Guinea government collecting artefacts for the country's museums
John 'Jack' Agnew, one of the original members of a U.S. Army unit that operated behind enemy lines in World War II and is often credited with having loosely inspired the novel and movie 'The Dirty Dozen,'
Historian/biographer. Taught at Yale University. Two Pulitzer Prize's John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy (1949) won the Pulitzer Prize for its sequel, John Quincy Adams and the Union (1956)
Ph.D., founded the Eleanor Roosevelt Project and chairs its advisory board. She is a director of the Roosevelt Instititue, human rights chair of the No Limits Foundation, Research Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington Univers
Broadway: Charlie & The Chocolate Factory (Wonka), Spamalot (Historian, Dad, French Guard, Minstrel, Prince Herbert), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Jimmy), Amour (standby for Dusoleil), Footloose (Willard), Jesus Christ Superstar. Off-Broadway: Elegies: A Son
Survivor of SF Earthquake of 1906. Born:10/09/ 1902.Rose Cliver is thought to be the last known San Francisco born survivor of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. One of only three remaining from this historic event
African Americans' rights activist, Pioneer of the African American civil rights movement; Nine months before Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus, 15-year-old Colvin refused a bus driver?s orders to relinquish her seat and was arrested
JFK - Jerry Dealey, Dallas historian/assassination researcher, is of the Dealey family who gave the Plaza its name. Dealey Plaza was named after the founder of the Dallas Morning News, George B. Dealey, Jerry's great grandfather's brother
American literary critic, teacher, historian, filmmaker and public intellectual who currently serves as the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard
British journalist and historian who was working as as a freelance journalist in Cuba in 1963 and interviewed revolutionary Che Guevara and later confirmed his body in 1967. He was the only witness in Bolivia who had actually met Che Guevara
American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of science. He was also one of the most influential and widely read writers of popular science of his generation/Winner of numerous awards
Author of 10 Louisiana French-Creole cuisine cookbooks & proprietor of New Orleans' Antoine's Restaurant, est. 1840. Noted Creole culinary historian & resident of French Quarter for more than 3 decades & studied at the Le Cordon Bleu
American-born Israeli author/journalist. Has been active in Middle East reconciliation efforts. Chairman of Open House, an Arab-Jewish educational project in the working class town of Ramle. Featured in the 1984 documentary film Kaddish
Historian & writer of numerous books on Texas & Western history/2 Spur Awards/Texas: An Album of History: From the Frontier to Spindletop/Texas: From Spindletop through World War 2/Sam Houston/Passionate Nation: The Epic History of Texas
Administrator for the Clark County Museum System in Las Vegas, NV, most called-upon expert featured on The History Channel's 'Pawn Stars', has also appeared on The History Channel's 'American Restoration'
Painter, writer, lecturer, and family historian. Grandson of Oscar Hammerstein. He has devoted much of his life to studying and preserving his family's heritage and their contribution to American culture
Born: 1934. Jamaican-born writer, journalist and historian. He is best known for his work on the West Indian Gazette and his books portraying the West Indian community in Britain such as 'Journey to an Illusion'. He lives in the UK
American journalist and historian, who reported on the Vietnam War in its entirety and covered the story of The 1955 Le Mans disaster that resulted in the most catastrophic accident in motorsports history. He now lives in Washington, D.C., USA
American author & historian. Won the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction for Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. Founding dir of the Anti-Racist Research & Policy Center at American University
WW2 POW who built a pinhole camera from cardboard scraps & used smuggled-in photo supplies to take photographs of fellow malnourished Marines/risked death from Japanese captors to build the camera, to document the horrors the POW's endured
Historian/Southeastern Louisiana University professor emeritus of history/known for research into assassination of JFK in which Kurtz theory Oswald did not act alone/'Crime Of Century: Kennedy Assassination From A Historian's Perspective'
Former Assistant Administrator of Parkland Hospital, on duty at time of JFK and Oswald shootings. Coordinated the hospital's response. Gave his jacket to bloodied Clint hill, who had put his over Kennedy on arrival. Made calls to get a priest and a casket
German-American science writer, spaceflight advocate, and historian of science who helped popularize rocketry, spaceflight, and natural history in both Germany and the United States. The crater Ley on the far side of the Moon is named in his honor
Professor predicted Trump's election/Expert witness in more than 75 civil & voting rights cases. Author, White Protestant Nation: The Rise of the American Conservative Movement was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award
Dallas historian/Was recent graduate of Southern Methodist University and working at university when she decided to go see the presidential motorcade. Years later, as Dallas historian, she worked on photographic research for The Sixth Floor
20 years US Navy/earned 3 Silver Stars, Bronze Star, Navy Commendation & 13 battle stars/Retired Rear Admiral WW2/author of two World War II submarine history books http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/cgmendenhalljr.htm
Journalist and the author of three nonfiction books: Three Strides Before the Wire: The Dark and Beautiful World of Horse Racing, W.: Revenge of the Bush Dynasty, and Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty
(1905-1990) folklorist, author, & professor/Author; 'This Stubborn Soil' 'A Season of Weathering' 'Walking on Borrowed Land'/In 1942 joined the United States Army as a buck private & was assigned to the intelligence branch
Author: Ike's Final Battle/Biographer & Historian/Served President George W. Bush 5 years. 1999, wrote speeches for Bush Campaign. 2001-03 wrote speeches for Bush White House/Speech Writer for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
Robert Pound, a Harvard physicist whose elegant experiments confirmed a key part of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity and who helped lay the groundwork for the magnetic resonance imaging technology now widely used in medicine
TCU Professor & Author/'Lone Star Leaders: Power and Personality in the Texas Congressional Delegation' (TCU Press, 2011), 'The Austin-Boston Connection: Five Decades of Democratic House Leadership, 1937-1989'
One of the last crew members and survivors of MV Wilhelm Gustloff, which sank after being torpedoed by submarine in 1945 resulting in the greatest ship disaster in history. He is now 86 and recently wrote the book "The Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff"
American Child Actress,Author and Historian born 1918.knowed as BABY PEGGY in silent movies 1920-28.'Helens Babies','Family Secret','Jack and the Beanstalk','Little Rascal','Hansel and Gretel','Cpt.January' Born: 10/26/1918
Author and noted authority on Jewish boxing history. Historical consultant and on-air commentator for 19 boxing docs. Former boxing promoter, Inspector with the NY State Athletic Comm, and a member of the International Boxing Research Org
One of the last survivors of The Halifax Explosion that occured on Thursday, December 6, 1917, when the city of Halifax, Canada, was devastated by the huge detonation of the SS Mont-Blanc. He is now 101 and still lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Is a former officer in the United States Marine Corps and the proprietor of The Globe and Laurel Restaurant in Stafford, Virginia. He served in the Marine Corps for over 29 years and is called 'the living historian of the Marine Corps'
(1920-2009) entrepreneur & civil rights activist, historian & author on African American history, politics, social issues & music/when serving as president of the NAACP Chicago chapter in 1959 coordinated Dr. King?s 1st march in Chicago
Historian, folklorist, writer & teacher. Developed Foxfire Project, writing project led to magazine & series of best-selling Foxfire books, 12 vols. Based on articles Georgia high school students wrote. 1986 Georgia Teacher of the Year