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Disney, Walt

(Encyclopedia) Disney, Walt (Walter Elias Disney) dĭz´nē [key], 1901–66, American movie producer and pioneer in animated cartoons, b. Chicago. He grew up in Missouri, in the small town…

Kuhn, Walt

(Encyclopedia) Kuhn, Walt, 1880–1949, American painter, b. New York City. At the age of 19 he worked as a cartoonist in San Francisco, contributing later to Life magazine. After…

Whitman, Walt

(Encyclopedia) Whitman, Walt (Walter Whitman), 1819–92, American poet, b. West Hills, N.Y. Considered by many to be the greatest of all American poets, Walt Whitman celebrated the…

Rostow, Walt Whitman

(Encyclopedia) Rostow, Walt Whitman, 1916–2003, U.S. economist and government official, brother of Eugene Rostow , b. New York City. A Yale Ph.D. (1940) and Rhodes scholar, he…

Walt Disney

Walt Disney founded the animation and entertainment empire which still bears his name, and which now spans movies, television, animation and Disneyland theme parks around the world. Walt Disney…

Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman was a 19th century writer whose life's work, Leaves of Grass, made him one of the first American poets to gain international attention. Walt Whitman spent most of his young life in…

Walt Whitman: Calamus

CalamusIn Paths UntroddenScented Herbage of My BreastWhoever You Are Holding Me Now in HandFor You, O DemocracyThese I Singing in SpringNot Heaving from My Ribb'd Breast OnlyOf the Terrible…

Walt Whitman: By the Roadside

By the RoadsideA Boston Ballad [1854]Europe [The 72d and 73d Years of These States]A Hand-MirrorGodsGermsThoughtsWhen I Heard the Learn'd AstronomerPerfectionsO Me! O Life!To a PresidentI Sit…

Walt Whitman: Inscriptions

InscriptionsOne's-Self I SingAs I Ponder'd in SilenceIn Cabin'd Ships at SeaTo Foreign LandsTo a HistorianTo Thee Old CauseEidolonsFor Him I SingWhen I Read the BookBeginning My…

Walt Whitman: To a Historian

To a HistorianYou who celebrate bygones, Who have explored the outward, the surfaces of the races, the life that has exhibited itself, Who have treated of man as the creature of politics…