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Published Date: 8/15/2015
Will Rogers, known affectionately as "Oklahoma's Favorite Son," was a leading comedic voice during the Progressive Era in the early 20th century. He was an early vaudeville star who went on to star in 50 silent films and 21 "talkies" during his career. Rogers satirized...
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Published Date: 8/1/2015
Fela Kuti backed down for no one, be they murderous generals or Paul McCartney. We take a look back at the Afrobeat pioneer on the anniversary of his death.
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Published Date: 8/1/2015
Corazon Aquino went from self-described "plain housewife" to president of the Philippines in 1986, swept into office by the People Power Revolution. She was widowed in 1983 when her husband, Sen. Benigno Aquino, was assassinated upon returning from exile. His death...
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Published Date: 4/14/2015
On the 14th anniversary of Joey Ramone's death, we profile members of the seminal punk outfit The Ramones who are no longer with us...
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Published Date: 3/26/2015
Geraldine Ferraro made history in 1984 as the first woman on a major party's presidential ticket, running for vice president alongside fellow Democrat Walter Mondale. Largely forgotten, however, is that she also was the first Italian-American nominated by a major...
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We remember the extraordinary lives and enduring legacies of famous Kiwis. Whether they contributed to sports, the arts, politics, the sciences or some other field, these New Zealand legends made an impact in NZ and abroad.
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