PEOPLE[1]

PEOPLE[1] - 10/24/2006 Garrison Keillor- host of the...

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10/24/2006 Garrison Keillor- host of the Minnesota Public Radio show A Prairie Home Companion (variety show) Susan B. Anthony- spearheaded women’s suffrage movement Charles Addams - creator of Addams family Dale Carnegie- pioneer in self improvement courses, wrote” how to win friends and influence people” Charles Van Doren- still remembered best for his involvement in television's quiz show scandals of the 1950s . He confessed in a public forum before the United States Congress that he had been given the right answers by the producers of the hit show Twenty-One Eleanor Roosevelt- She was a former first lady and social activist. Her husband had polio so she was the front-runner of the white house and did much of the work. Margaret Mitchell- author of Gone with the Wind Scott Joplin-“ king” of ragtime music (upbeat jazz) “Maple Leaf Rag” Cokie Roberts- lead congressional analyst for NBC news and congressional senior news analyst for National Public Radio and wrote We Are Our Mother’s Daughters Muhammad Ali- retired American boxer and former three-time World Heavyweight Champion and winner of an Olympic Light-heavyweight gold medal. In 1999, Ali was crowned "Sportsman of the Century" by Sports Illustrated and the BBC . Born Cassius Clay Berry Gordy - an American record producer , and the founder of the Motown record label , most successful black-owned record label in US Alfred Kinsey- one of the first to research human sexuality Oscar Micheaux - widely recognized as being the first African-American filmmaker. He is without a doubt the most famous producer of race films . Rosa Parks - an African American civil rights activist whom the U.S. Congress later called "Mother of the Modern-Day Civil Rights Movement ". Became famous for not giving her seat up to a white person on the bus in Montgomery, Alabama Augusto Pinochet- was President of
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