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Jane Hodgson 2006 Deaths

Jane HodgsonAge: 91 abortion-rights activist and subject of a 1970 test case in which she became the only doctor in the United States to be convicted of illegally performing an abortion in a h…

Bob Hope

Name at birth: Leslie Townes HopeBob Hope was a triple-threat superstar of radio, film and television from the 1930s through the 1990s, with his popularity hitting its height during World War II and t…

Hope Solo

Name at birth: Hope Amelia SoloHope Solo is the fiery and athletic goalkeeper who led the U.S. National Soccer team to a second-place finish in the Women's World Cup in 2011 and to the World Cup champ…

Hope Floats

Director:Forest WhitakerWriter:Steven RogersDirector of Photography:Caleb DeschanelEditor:Richard ChewMusic:Dave GrusinProduction Designer:Larry FultonProducer:Lynda Obst20th Century Fox; PG-1…

Bob Hope Biography

Bob Hope(Leslie Townes Hope)actor, comedianBorn: 5/29/1903Birthplace: Eltham, England American film, radio and television comedian known for his topical jokes, quick delivery and long career …

The Devil's Dictionary: Hope

by Ambrose Bierce HONORABLEHOSPITALITYHOPE -n. Desire and expectation rolled into one. Delicious Hope! when naught to man it left — Of fortune destitute, of friends bereft; When even…

Clifford Ragsdale HOPE

HOPE, Clifford Ragsdale, a Representative from Kansas; born in Birmingham, Van Buren County, Iowa, June 9, 1893; attended the public schools and Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebr.; wa…

Bob Hope 2003 Deaths

Bob HopeAge: 100 legendary comedian, American icon, and master of the one-liner who used his quick delivery and brash, topical wit to entertain generations of fans, including U.S. troops stati…

John Keats: To Hope

by JohnKeatsTo * * * *Imitation of SpenserTo Hope When by my solitary hearth I sit, And hateful thoughts enwrap my soul in gloom; When no fair dreams before my "mind's eye" flit, And th…

Edmund Hope DRIGGS

DRIGGS, Edmund Hope, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., May 2, 1865; attended the public schools and Adelphi Academy in Brooklyn; became engaged in the casualty-insurance b…