Fascinating people making headlines.
July 25, 2012 by Eudie Pak
July 6, 2012 by David Blatty
Though exiled during the Tibetan Uprising of 1959, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, has been Tibet's most devout leader for more than 60 years, and continues...also in this article
July 23, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
Of all the American female aviators in history, Amelia Earhart has captured the world’s imagination the most. The longevity of her story, perhaps, can be credited...
July 23, 2012 by Eudie Pakalso in this article
Educator, Astronaut, Physicist / 1951 - 2012
In 1983, astronaut and astrophysicist Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger. Ride died on July 23, 2012 at the age of 61, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
July 11, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Do you’ve got the moves like Jagger? Do you’ve got the moves like Jagger? Do you’ve got the moo-oo-oo-oo-ves like Jagger?
July 12th marks the 50th anniversary...also in this article
July 14, 2012 by Libby O'Connell
This week marks Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday. Like most Americans these days, I was first exposed to Woody Guthrie’s music through the folk anthem, “This Land is Your Land.” My parents had a recording of that song by Peter, Paul, and Mary, which I loved...also in this article
Children's Activist, Civil Rights Activist, Environmental Activist, Anti-War Activist, Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer / 1919 -
American folk singer Pete Seeger is an iconic figure in the mid-20th century, and is best known for his contributions to the American folk music revival.
Children's Activist, Civil Rights Activist, Environmental Activist, Women's Rights Activist, Anti-War Activist, Guitarist, Singer / 1941 -
Joan Baez is an American folk singer, songwriter and activist who is best known for her distinctive voice and for her role in popularizing the music of Bob Dylan.