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1946 – Born in Minnesota on the 7th of October. 1977 – MacKinnon graduated from Yale Law School after having written a paper on the topic of sexual harassment for Professor Thomas I. Emerson. 1980 – Linda Boreman made public statements that her ex-husband Chuck Traynor had violently coerced her into making Deep Throat 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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1871 – Rosalia Luxemburg, born on the 5th of March in Zamosc, Poland. She was a Polish-born Marxist political theorist, socialist philosopher, and revolutionary. 1887 – She passed her Abitur. 1889 – After fleeing to Switzerland from imminent detention, she attended Zurich University, along with other socialist figures such as Anatoli Lunacharsky and Leo Jogiches. ..

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US educator, lawyer, and political scientist   president of Harvard University 1909-1933   introduced residential house system at Harvard University   chairman and eponym of three-member Lowell Commission, appointed by Alvan Fuller 1927 to examine fairness of Sacco and Vanzetti trial and advise Fuller on suitability of clemency   wrote autobiography "What a College President ..

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1819 – Born n the 22nd of February in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1775 – His great-grandfather, Robert Trail, had returned to Britain on the outbreak of hostilities. 1838 – He graduated from Harvard University, after an undistinguished academic career. 1840 – He became engaged to Maria White in the autumn, and the next twelve years of ..

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1857 – Lanson, Gustave was born. 1895 – His Histoire de la littérature française became the standard textbook of the Third Republic 1905 – His influence was at its peak between the Dreyfus Affair and the separation of Church and State. 1906 – His Voltaire, he shifted the balance from the 17th to the 18th ..

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