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Munk, Kaj

(Encyclopedia) Munk, Kaj k? mo?ongk, 1898?1944, Danish playwright, a clergyman. His ethical plays, traditional in form, led the Danish dramatic revival in the 1930s. Among them is The Word (1932),?

Zangwill, Israel

(Encyclopedia) Zangwill, Israel, 1864?1926, English author, b. London. He became a journalist and founded Ariel, a humorous paper. Zangwill wrote Children of the Ghetto (1892), later dramatized and?

Glazer, Nathan

(Encyclopedia) Glazer, Nathan, 1923?2019, American sociologist, b. New York City, grad. City College, 1944. He became an editor at The Contemporary Jewish Record, later Commentary, and contributed to?

Moynihan, Daniel Patrick

(Encyclopedia) Moynihan, Daniel Patrick moin?h?n?, 1927?2003, American sociologist and politician, b. Tulsa, Okla., grad. Tufts (B.A., 1948; M.A., 1949; Ph.D., 1961). Raised in a poor neighborhood?

stained glass

(Encyclopedia) stained glass, in general, windows made of colored glass. To a large extent, the name is a misnomer, for staining is only one of the methods of coloring employed, and the best medieval?


(Encyclopedia) diet, food and drink regularly consumed for nourishment. Nutritionists generally recommend eating a wide variety of foods; however, some groups of people survive on a very limited diet?


(Encyclopedia) Vienna v??n?, Ger. Wien, city and province (1991 pop. 1,539,848), 160 sq mi (414 sq km), capital and largest city of Austria and administrative seat of Lower Austria, NE Austria, on?

Cliff Robertson Biography

Cliff Robertson(Clifford Parker Robertson III)actorBorn: 9/9/1925Birthplace: La Jolla, California A polished leading man, Robertson began his career in film and TV in the 1950s. It is said that he?

New York

(Encyclopedia) New York, city (1990 pop. 7,322,564), land area 304.8 sq mi (789.4 sq km), SE N.Y., largest city in the United States and one of the largest in the world, on New York Bay at the mouth?