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Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., is a professor at Harvard University, the author of many books of literary criticism and African American history, and the director of Harvard’s W.E.B. DuBois Institute …..

Norm Macdonald

Norm Macdonald

Most people know comedian Norm Macdonald because of his five years on Saturday Night Live, which included three seasons as the anchor of the segment “Weekend Update.” Macdonald started out …..

Dmitry Medvedev

Dmitry Medvedev

A protegé of outgoing President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Medvedev was himself elected president of Russia in 2008, then stepped aside in 2012 as Putin took back the presidency and made …..

Ivan Pavlov

Ivan Pavlov

Ivan Petrovich Pavlov is famous as the man behind experiments that showed the relationship between a stimulus and a conditioned response. He studied medicine in Russia and Germany, accepting posts …..

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse was an English pop-soul singer whose hit song “Rehab” seemed to sum up her life: tremendous musical talent mixed with fearsome personal demons. She died in 2011 at …..

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