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Santana, Carlos
Schorr, Daniel
Schwarzenegger, Arnold
Specter, Arlen
Stalin, Joseph
Tesla, Nikola
Thompson, Fred
Tubman, Harriet
Turing, Alan

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      Provides short biographies of the singer. 1-05

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      Provides sources of information about Desmond Tutu. 2-01

Materials
  1. Turing, Alan - Biography (Turing.org.uk)
      "In four inadequate words Alan Turing appears now as the founder of computer science, the originator of the dominant technology of the late twentieth century, but these words were not spoken in his own lifetime, and he may yet be seen in a different light in the future. They are also words very remote from the circumstances of his birth and infancy." 11-14

Papers
  1. Rankin, Jeanette (Gale Group)
      Provides a biography of the first woman to serve in the U.S. Congress. 8-01

  2. Sacagawea (Ima Hero)
      Provides a biography of the Native American woman credited with the success of the Lewis and Clark expedition to the Pacific Ocean. 8-01

  3. Saladin (Infoplease.com)
      Provides a biography of the Muslim warrior and sultan of Egypt. Also spelled Salah al-Din or Salah ad-Din. Visitors sometimes misspell as Saludin, Salludin, or Salladin 5-01

  4. Saladin (Snowlion)
      Provides a biography of the Muslim warrior and sultan of Egypt. Also spelled Salah al-Din or Salah ad-Din. Visitors sometimes misspell as Saludin, Salludin, or Salladin 5-01

  5. Sarnoff, David (Time Magazine)
      "Sarnoff had it all figured out: for RCA to sell radios, it had to have programming — music, news, sports. On July 2, 1921, he arranged the broadcast of the Jack Dempsey-Georges Carpentier prizefight (great ratings in the male demos), which was a watershed event. Within three years the radio music box, now called the Radiola (price: a hefty $75), was a success, with sales of $83.5 million." 12-06

  6. Sarnoff, David (Wikipedia.org)
      "David Sarnoff (February 27, 1891–December 12, 1971) led the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in various capacities shortly after its founding in 1919 to his retirement in 1970. Known as the general, he ruled over an ever-growing radio and electronics empire that became one of the largest companies in the world." 12-06

  7. Schelling, Thomas (Wikipedia.org)
      "Thomas Crombie Schelling (born 14 April 1921) is an American economist and professor of foreign affairs, national security, nuclear strategy, and arms control at the University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Policy. He was awarded the 2005 Nobel Prize in Economics (shared with Robert Aumann) for 'having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis'." 10-05

  8. Schelling, Thomas and Robert Aumann (BBC News)
      "US citizen Thomas Schelling and Israeli Robert Aumann have won the 2005 Nobel prize in economics for their work in an area known as game theory." 10-05

  9. Scriven, Michael (EPAA.ASU.edu)
      "His 300+ publications are mainly in the fields of his appointments [mathematics, philosophy, psychology, history and philosophy of science, and education] and in the areas of critical thinking, technology studies, computer studies, and evaluation. He is or has been on the editorial boards of 42 journals in these fields and some others such as psychiatry, and has edited several of them, including University MicroNews. He is an ex-President of the American Educational Research Association and was the first president of one of the two associations that merged to become the American Evaluation Association." 11-06

  10. Shakespeare, William (Bibliomania)
      Provides a biography related to his work. 2-01

  11. Shakespeare, William (Ima Hero)
      Provides a biography for children. 8-01

  12. Sharon, Ariel (BBC News)
      Provides a political profile on the Prime Minister of Israel. 8-01

  13. Sharon, Ariel (USA Today)
      Provides highlights of his career. 01-06

  14. Shikibu, Murasaki (Gale Group)
      Provides a biography of the "world's first psychological novel and one of the longest and most distinguished masterpieces of Japanese literature." The article does not include a picture of her. 6-00

  15. Shriver, Sargent (CNN News)
      "Almost 50 years to the day that President John F. Kennedy in his inaugural address asked Americans to get involved by doing good, family and friends bade farewell Saturday to R. Sargent Shriver, who helped lead the way." 01-11

  16. Sirleaf, Ellen Johnson (AfricanHistory.About.com)
      "Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, divorced mother of four boys and grandmother to six children is Liberia's first elected female president, as well as the first elected female leader on the continent." Her nickname is "Iron Lady." 01-06

  17. Sitting Bull (The West Project and WETA)
      Provides a short history of the famous Lakota chief and holy man who resisted expansion of territory by the European Americans. 6-02

  18. Small Town USA (CNN News)
      "Brianne's story is one of 100 captured in a new book called "The Oxford Project." It combines black-and-white portrait photographs -- one from 1984, a second 20 years later -- with oral histories to give a mosaic of a small town, of hopes and dreams, of triumphs and tragedies, of life and death." 10-08

  19. Smith, Joseph (The West Film Project and WETA)
      Provides a short biography of the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, popularly known as the Mormons. 6-02

  20. Sorensen, Theodore "Ted" (Wikipedia.org)
      "Theodore Chaikin 'Ted' Sorensen (b. May 8, 1928) is a lawyer and writer, best known as President John F. Kennedy's legendary speechwriter and 'alter-ego.' President Kennedy once called him his 'intellectual bloodbank.' " 11-06

  21. Soupy Sales Died at 83 (CNN News)
      "Soupy Sales, a comedian from the golden era of television, died Thursday. He was 83."

      "Sales was known for his long-running children's show 'Lunch With Soupy Sales,' which started in 1953 and began his trademark slapstick pie-throwing antics. The comedy show featured skits that culminated in Sales getting walloped with pies in the face." 10-09

  22. Steinbeck, John (Reuben)
      Provides biographical information on John Steinbeck.

  23. Steinem, Gloria (Gale Group)
      Provides a biography of the writer, activist, and publisher of Ms. magazine. 8-01

  24. Stepanek, Mattie - Poems and Thoughts (MyHero.com)
      "Young Poet and Peacemaker Hero Mattie Stepanek passed away on the morning of June 22, 2004 [at the age of 13 years old]. Mattie’s poems of peace and hope have touched millions of lives, his heartsongs will continue to reach people of all ages around the world for decades to come."

      A sample of Mattie's work is "Facing the Future":
      Every journey begins With but a small step.
      And every day is a chance
      For a new, small step
      In the right direction.
      Just follow your Heartsong. 6-04

  25. Stewart, Martha (Wikipedia.org)
      "Martha Stewart (born Martha Helen Kostyra; August 3, 1941) is an American business magnate, television host, author, and magazine publisher. As founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, she has gained success through a variety of business ventures, encompassing publishing, broadcasting, and merchandising. Stewart's syndicated talk show, Martha, is broadcast throughout the world by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution. A successful author, Stewart has written numerous bestselling books and is the publisher of, among others, Martha Stewart Living magazine."

      "In 2001, Stewart was named the third most powerful woman in America by Ladies Home Journal." 10-05

  26. Sukarnoputri, Megawati (BBC News)
      Provides a profile of the president of Indonesia. 10-01

  27. Sulayman (InfoPlease.com)
      Provides a short biography of the Sultan who ruled at the height of the Ottoman Empire. Also spelled Sulieman or Suleyman. 12-01

  28. Sullivan, Louis Henri (About.com - Craven)
      Provides a short biography and related resources on a very influential architect. "Louis Sullivan is widely considered America's first truly modern architect. Instead of imitating historic styles, he created original forms and details." Sometimes visitors misspell as Louise Henry. 3-01

  29. Suzuki, Ichiro (Okamoto)
      Provides a short biography of the famous baseball player. 6-01

  30. Thalib, Munir Said - Biography (WorldPress.org)
      "Mourned throughout the world, Human Rights Watch deputy program director Joe Saunders led the eulogies for Munir in a press release following his death:"

      “ 'Munir was in a class by himself, he had an electric intelligence and an encyclopedic memory. In meetings, he was able to draw on a kaleidoscope of detailed fact and sharp analytical insight to present a clear image of what needed to be done.' ” 1-05

  31. Thatcher, Margaret (MargaretThatcher.org)
      Provides a biography of the first woman in European history to be elected prime minister. 1-05

  32. Theodora (Gale Group)
      Describes the role that the Byzantine empress played within her empire. 1-05

  33. Thoreau, Henry David (Bibliomania - Simmonds)
      Provides a biography, with an emphasis on his contribution to American Literature.

  34. Trump, Donald (Biography.com)
      Provides a biography. 2-05

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  36. Twain, Mark (Artzia.com)
      "Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835-April 21, 1910), better known by pen name Mark Twain, was a famous and popular humorist, writer and lecturer. He was also a steamboat pilot, gold prospector and journalist. His classics Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn are widely read in schools across the U.S., as well as in many other western countries. Also popular are The Prince and the Pauper, A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court and the non-fictional Life on the Mississippi."

   
   


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