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Pearl S. Buck

Name at birth: Pearl Comfort SydenstrickerPearl S. Buck became an international celebrity with her runaway bestseller The Good Earth, a tale of Chinese peasants that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. Sh…

Pearl S(ydenstricker) Buck Biography

Pearl S(ydenstricker) Buck(John Sedges, pseudonym)novelistBorn: 6/26/1892Birthplace: Hillsboro, West Virginia Raised in China where her parents were Presbyterian missionaries, Buck returned to…

Pearl Peden OLDFIELD

OLDFIELD, Pearl Peden, (wife of William Allan Oldfield), a Representative from Arkansas; born in Cotton Plant, Woodruff County, Ark., on December 2, 1876; educated in the public schools and at …

Howard P. (Buck) McKEON

McKEON, Howard P. (Buck), a Representative from California; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 9, 1938; graduated from Verdugo Hills High School, Tujunga, Calif.; B.S., …

Harry S. Truman

Harry Truman became president of the United States after the death of Franklin Roosevelt on 12 April 1945. President Truman led the U.S. through the end of World War II and made the decision to use th…

McKEON, Howard P. (Buck)

McKEON, Howard P. (Buck), a Representative from California; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 9, 1938; graduated from Verdugo Hills High School, Tujunga, Calif.; B.S., Br…

Pearl Harbor

Director:Michael BayWriter:Randall WallaceTouchstone Pictures; PG-13; 183 minutesRelease:5/01Cast:Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale The good thing about heading to the theaters to se…

Pearl Jam

YieldEpic Packed with well-written and superbly played material, Yield merges roaring guitars, impassioned vocals and a perfectly articulated sense of dynamics. There's even welcome breathing…

Buck Buchanan

Buck BuchananBorn: Sept. 10, 1940Football played both ways in college at Grambling; first player chosen in the first AFL draft by the Dallas Texans who later became the KC Chiefs; missed one g…

Jack Buck

Jack BuckBorn: Aug. 21, 1924Radio-TV broadcast baseball games for St. Louis Cardinals from 1954-2001; CBS Radio voice for Monday Night Football (1978-96) and announcer for 1st televised AFL ga…