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A charlatan who gave indecent and blasphemous addresses in the “Great Apollo Room,” Adelphi. He sometimes made mesmerism a medium of pandering to the prurient taste of his audie…

Katharine Graham

Katharine Graham headed the Washington Post from 1963 until 1993 and was one of the era's most prominent American women. Graham's father, the financier Eugene Meyer, bought the Post in 1933 and later …

Franklin Graham

Name at birth: William Franklin Graham IIIAfter youthful years of carousing, school expulsions and rebellion in the shadow of his famous father, Franklin Graham repented in his 20's and became a Chris…

Sheilah Graham

Sheilah Grahamgossip columnist, writerBorn: 9/20/1904Birthplace: London, England Born Lily Sheil, Graham grew up in a London orphanage. She later moved to the United States and became a gossip…

Billy Graham

Name at birth: William Franklin Graham, Jr.One of the best-known Christian evangelists of the 20th century, Billy Graham was a globetrotting preacher, multi-media power and counselor to multiple presi…

Martha Graham

Martha Graham was a pioneer of modern dance and one of the most influential choreographers of the 20th century. Martha Graham's love of expression through sharply precise movements of the body, and h…

Katharine Graham

Katharine Grahamnewspaper, magazine publisherBorn: 6/16/1917Birthplace: New York, N.Y. Katharine Meyer graduated from the University of Chicago in 1938 and was a reporter at the San Francisco …

Katharine Graham

Katharine Grahamnewspaper, magazine publisherBorn: 6/16/1917Birthplace: New York, N.Y. Katharine Meyer graduated from the University of Chicago in 1938 and was a reporter at the San Francisco …

Martha Graham

Martha Grahammodern dancer, choreographerBorn: 5/11/1894Birthplace: Allegheny, Pennsylvania Pioneering dancer and choreographer who is credited with establishing the principals of modern danc…

Graham Greene

Name at birth: Henry Graham GreeneGraham Greene was a popular and critically acclaimed author during the 20th century, a British writer known for stranger-in-a-strange-land stories such as 1955's The …