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Chloé Zhao

Chloé Zhao

Chinese-born filmmaker Chloé Zhao made a splash in American cinema with her first two independent features, Songs My Brother Taught Me (2015) and The Rider (2018). Both films explored the …..

Julia Gardiner Tyler

Julia Gardiner Tyler

Julia Gardiner Tyler was the second wife of U.S. President John Tyler and served as First Lady for the last eight months of his term (1844-45). A vivacious New York …..

Margaret Fuller

Margaret Fuller

Margaret Fuller was a New England intellectual and journalist whose 1845 book Woman in the Nineteenth Century was a key influence on American women suffragists of the era. It’s said …..

Pete Best

Pete Best

Pete Best was the drummer for The Beatles in their early days, and was famously fired and replaced by Ringo Starr just before the band became world-famous. A Liverpool musician, Pete …..

Mohandas Gandhi

Mohandas Gandhi

Revered in India as the “Father of the Nation,” Mohandas K. Gandhi is also a worldwide icon of non-violent political resistance. Mohandas Gandhi was born in India and studied law …..

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