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Adlai Stevenson

Adlai Stevenson was a leading Democrat of the 1950s, famed for his quick wit and deep intellect, and for his eloquence in support of liberal causes. (Those same qualities led detractor…

Kefauver, Carey Estes

(Encyclopedia) Kefauver, Carey Estes kēfôvər [key], 1903–63, U.S. Senator from Tennessee (1949–63), b. Madisonville, Tenn., known as Estes Kefauver. He became a Chattanooga lawyer and in 1938 was elec...

Charles Guggenheim 2002 Deaths

Charles GuggenheimAge: 78 Academy Award–winning documentary filmmaker and producer of political campaign commercials. His film credits include The Johnstown Flood and Robert Ke…

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Name at birth: David Dwight EisenhowerDwight D. Eisenhower was the most famous U.S. Army general of World War II and the 34th president of the United States. A career Army man, "Ike" …

Truman, Harry S.

(Encyclopedia) Truman, Harry S., 1884–1972, 33d President of the United States, b. Lamar, Mo. Early Life and Political Career He grew up on a farm near Independence, Mo., worked at variou...

Eisenhower, Dwight David

(Encyclopedia) Eisenhower, Dwight David ī´zənhou˝ər [key], 1890–1969, American general and 34th President of the United States, b. Denison, Tex.; his nickname was Ike. Early Career ...

Julie Chu

Name at birth: Julie ChuJuile Chu is the hockey player whose long amateur and pro career has included four selections to the U.S. women's Olympic team. Julie Chu was born in Connecticu…

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon resigned as president of the United States in 1974, becoming the first U.S. president ever to quit the office. Richard Nixon was a lawyer and Republican politician who h…

Kenneth William HECHLER, Congress, WV (1914)

HECHLER, Kenneth William, a Representative from West Virginia; born near Roslyn, Long Island, N.Y., September 20, 1914; graduated from Roslyn High School, Roslyn, N.Y., 1931; A.…