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Emma Goldman, anarchist and activist -- "If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution." Her life, from 1869-1940, spanned great movements of two centuries. She was an early advocate of free speech, birth control, women’s equality, and union organization. Deported from the USin 1919, she participated in great social and political movements of her age, including the Russian Revolution and the Spanish Civil War.
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Gerhard Richter (2/9/1932) is a German visual artist and a pioneer of the New European Painting that has emerged in the 2nd half of the 20th century. Richter has produced abstract as well as photorealistic paintings, photographs & glass pieces. His art follows Picasso and Jean Arp in undermining the concept of the artist's obligation to maintain a single cohesive style. In 2012, Richter's Abstraktes Bild set an auction record for a painting by a living artist at $34m.
Milton Bradley (November 8, 1836 – May 30, 1911) was an American game pioneer, credited by many with launching the board game industry in North America with Milton Bradley Company. In 2004, he was posthumously inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame along with George Ditomassi of Milton Bradley Company. Through the 20th century the company he founded in 1860, Milton Bradley Company dominated the production of American games, with titles like Candyland, Operation, and Battleship.
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George Bernard Shaw (July 26, 1856 - 1950), the eminent Irish playwright, is the only person to have been awarded both the Nobel Prize for Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938), for his contributions to literature and for his work on the film Pygmalion, respectively. “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― GBS, Man & Superman Photo by Sir Emery Walker, 1888.
John Leslie "Jackie" Coogan (October 26, 1914 – March 1, 1984), enlisted in the United States Army in March, 1941. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, he requested a transfer to United States Army Air Forces as a glider pilot because of his civilian flying experience. He volunteered for hazardous duty with and flew British troops, landing them at night in a small jungle clearing 100 miles behind Japanese lines. Yes, Uncle Fester was actually an American hero!