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1946 – Born in New York City, USA. 1967 – Educated and earned BS, in Radcliffe College. 1973 – Earned a degree of PhD Molecular Biology, in California Institute of Technology. 1977 – 1979 – She was director of the Office of Global Issues of the National Security Council, covering nuclear proliferation, conventional arms sales ..

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1956 – Born on January 24th in Taourirt Moussa, Kabylia, Algeria. Algerian singer and activist celebrated in song the language and culture of the Berbers (Amazigh), an ancient North African people that represents about one-fifth of the Algerian population. 1978 – Released his first album Ay Izem (The Lion). 1995 – Published his autobiography, Rebelle. ..

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1948 – Janet Maslin, born this year in the United States. She is a book critic for The New York Times. 1970 – She graduated from the University of Rochester, with a B.A. degree and a major in mathematics. 1977 – 1999 – She was previously a longtime film critic for the Times. 1 / ..

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1925 – Born on May 19th in Omaha, Nebraska. A black militant leader who articulated concepts of race pride and black nationalism in the early 1960s. 1946 – While in prison for burglary, he was converted to the Black Muslim faith (Nation of Islam); this sect professed the superiority of black people and the inherent ..

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US administrator, dramatist, and poet   wrote poetry collections "The Pot of Earth" 1925, "Collected Poems, 1917-1952" 1952 (Pulitzer Prize for poetry 1953), narrative poem "Conquistador" 1932 (Pulitzer Prize for poetry 1933), verse play "J. B." 1958 (Pulitzer Prize for drama 1959)   librarian of Congress 1939-1944   assistant secretary of state for public and ..

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1924 – Born in Vincennes, France, on August 10th. French deconstructionist and postmodernist critic and semiotician. 1948 – Lyotard became a husband and father at a young age, marrying Andrée May and subsequently having two children, Corinne and Laurence. 1950 – Jean-François Lyotard became agrégé in philosophy.          – Lyotard passed the agrégation (the ..

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1906 – Dwight Macdonald, born on the 24th of March in New York City. He was an American writer, editor, social critic, philosopher, and political radical. 1928 – He was an associate editor at Luce’s ambitious Fortune, an ironic position for Macdonald and his Marxist principles. 1934 – Married Nancy Gardiner Rodman, sister of Selden ..

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