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profile name: Jane Goodall profile occupation: Animal Rights Activist, Scientist
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profile name: Sylvia Plath profile occupation: Academic, Editor, Author, Poet
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profile name: Rosalind Franklin profile occupation: Chemist
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profile name: William Wordsworth profile occupation: Poet
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profile name: Emma Thompson profile occupation: Actress
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With simply their voices and guitars, folk singers are the unplugged artists who tell our collective stories through their songs. Their music conveys universal truths and, in turbulent times, is often a call to action in the form of protest songs. Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and other legendary folk singers have rallied audiences around historic causes such as the Civil Rights, peace and feminist movements. Here are some of the famous folk singers who were revolutionary through their songs.
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Meet the stars of Alfred Hitchcock's groundbreaking and bloodcurdling 1960 horror film, Psycho, which portrays the story of deranged hotel owner turned killer Norman Bates—first told by author Robert Bloch through his 1959 novel. The movie made lines like "Do you have any vacancies?" famous, and paved the way for today's thriller and horror genres. The cast of Psycho includes Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, John Gavin and Vera Miles.
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Their creative visions unsettle, shock and haunt us—then leave us begging for more. Meet some of the biggest horror-film directors in Hollywood; the ones who not only sent chills down our spines and thrilled us with their suspenseful work, but who also made films so good, it became fun to be a little afraid.
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