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Diplomat, U.S. President, U.S. Vice President, U.S. Representative / 1924 -
The 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Bush served as vice president under Ronald Reagan. He is the father of George W. Bush, the 43rd president.
Lawyer, Judge, U.S. President, U.S. Representative / 1767 - 1845
Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States. He is known for founding the Democratic Party and for his support of individual liberty.
General, U.S. President, Journalist / 1890 - 1969
Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States, promoted Atoms for Peace at the United Nations General Assembly in order to ease Cold War tensions.
Environmental Activist, Warrior, Governor, U.S. President / 1858 - 1919
A New York governor who became the 26th U.S. president, Theodore Roosevelt is remembered for his foreign policy, corporate reforms and ecological preservation.
April 12, 2013 by Thad Morgan
Who doesn’t like Harrison Ford? Nobody, that’s who. And if you don’t, you probably want to keep it to yourself because if there’s one thing that Ford’s known for...
Guest ContributorJanuary 31, 2013 by Tim Ott
Jackie Robinson’s birthday today reminds us how far we’ve progressed in the world of sports. Given the frequency with which we see African-American superstars like...also in this article
Baseball Player / 1919 - 1972
Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play major league baseball, becoming Rookie of the Year in 1947, National League MVP in 1949 and a World Series champ in 1955.
March 22, 2013 by Thad Morgan
Once upon a time, corporate America was a boys-only club, but the rules are slowly shifting even at the top of the ladder. More women than ever are running the most...also in this article
December 13, 2012 by Thad Morgan
“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…” Six simple words and suddenly you’re in the Christmas spirit. Years of tradition have made Christmas carols and holiday jingles...also in this article
Film Actor, Television Actor, Pianist, Singer, Television Personality / 1919 - 1965
Nat King Cole became the first African-American performer to host a variety TV series in 1956. He's best known for his soft baritone voice and for singles like "The Christmas Song," "Mona Lisa" and "Nature Boy."