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Wallace Stevens

Now considered one of the great modernist poets, Wallace Stevens didn't receive many literary honors until late in life: He was over 70 when he won the National Book Award twice (1950 and 1954) and th…

William Wallace

Sir William Wallace is considered one of Scotland's greatest heroes, thanks to his opposition to English rule under Edward I in the 13th century. The son of a minor Scottish lord, Wallace was educate…

George Wallace

George Wallace was one of America's most outspoken supporters of racial segregation in the 1960s. As governor of Alabama he fought integration, once even standing symbolically in the doorway of the Un…

Mike Wallace

Name at birth: Myron Leon WallaceMike Wallace was a radio and TV journalist and hard-nosed interviewer who spent 37 years as co-host of the CBS news program 60 Minutes. After his death, CBS News summe…

Wallace Bruner

Wallace Brunernews correspondent, talk-show host As a news correspondent for ABC, Bruner covered the White House, Vietnam and the Dominican Republic. He hosted television's What's My Line fro…

William Wallace

William Wallaceinventor, manufacturerBorn: 1825Birthplace: Manchester, England The son of English immigrants, he followed his father into the business of making wires, which he inherited upon …

Wallace Thurman

Wallace ThurmanwriterBorn: 1902Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah Thurman dropped out of the University of Southern California in 1925 and moved to Harlem. He worked on a number of magazines, an…

Rusty Wallace

Rusty Wallace Born: Aug. 14, 1956Auto racing NASCAR Winston Cup champion in 1989 and runner-up in 1980, 1988 and 1993; recorded 54 victories and has won over $30 million in earnings in 23 year…

Wallace Coulter

Wallace CoulterBorn: 1913 Coulter Principle. A common diagnostic medical tool, the complete blood count would not be possible without Coulter's invention of the Coulter Counter. Coulter recei…

David WALLACE

WALLACE, David, a Representative from Indiana; born near Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa., April 24, 1799; moved with his parents to Brookville, Ind., in 1817; was graduated from the United State…