Fascinating people making headlines.
March 27, 2012 by Kirsten Brooks
U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski of Maryland is the longest-serving woman in U.S. congressional history, and Dr. Libby O'Connell spoke with her during Women's History Month for Bio.com.
Senator Mikulski began her career as a social worker, stating...
March 15, 2012 by Kayla Arias
One man is famous for breaking a long-standing race barrier by hiring Jackie Robinson, the other is best known for his role as husband and father on the TV sitcom...also in this article
Civil Rights Activist, Business Leader / 1881 - 1965
Branch Rickey was an innovative baseball executive known for his groundbreaking 1945 decision to bring Jackie Robinson into the major leagues, thereby breaking the color barrier.
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor / 1952 -Actor John Goodman played husband and father Dan Connor on the TV sitcom Roseanne, for which he won several Emmys. He has since starred in a number of films.
March 26, 2012 by Julien McNab
The producers at BIO.com review hundreds of photos of famous figures each week, from award-winning actors and popular singers, to headliners and scandal-makers...
March 23, 2012 by Leila Taha
In the 21st century, we have many female role models to look up to. Female actresses, politicians, and first ladies are celebrated and profiled. We've come a long...also in this article
March 20, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
The first lady of the United States plays a vital role in setting the tone for the national office. Though it is not an official job, first ladies throughout U.S. history have entertained, served as advisors to their husbands and have set fashion trends...also in this article
Diplomat, U.S. First Lady / 1884 - 1962
The wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt changed the role of the first lady through her active participation in American politics.
Women's Rights Activist, U.S. First Lady, Government Official / 1947 -
When Hillary Clinton was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2001, she became the only American first lady to hold national office. She became the 67th U.S. secretary of state in 2009, serving until 2013.