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Van Gogh, Vincent
Whitman, Meg
Williams, Serena
Williams, Venus
Winfrey, Oprah
Woods, Tiger
Wright, Frank Lloyd
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  1. Updike, John (Time.com)
      Provides a biography of the writer. "John Updike was a Pulitzer-prize winning author of novels, verse, essays and criticism. He is perhaps best known for a series of novels about an ordinary American man named Harry Rabbit Angstrom. Known informally as the Rabbit series, the books trace the sad life of an undistinguished middle American against the great events of the last half-century." 01-09

  2. Vermeer Biography and Works (About-Vermeer-Art.com)
      Provides a biography. Also provides examples of his works, including oil paintings and iconography. 11-01

  3. Walesa, Lech (Time - Ash)
      Provides highlights of his achievements and a timeline of his life. "Poland's brash union organizer stood up to the Kremlin and dealt the Eastern bloc a fatal blow." He was the leader of the Solidarity movement and became President of Poland. 8-02

  4. Walesa, Lech (Time - Sancton)
      Provides highlights of why he was selected as Time magazine's Man of the Year in 1981. 8-02

  5. Walesa, Lech (Wikipedia.org)
      Provides a few highlights of his achievements. 8-02

  6. Walker, Dr. Mary (American Association of University Women)
      Provides a biography of the only woman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. 3-00

  7. Weihenmayer, Erik (2001Everest.com)
      Provides biographical and other information on Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind person to climb Mt. Everest. 12-01

  8. Weihenmayer, Erik (2001Everest.com)
      Provides biographical and other information on Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind person to climb Mt. Everest. 12-01

  9. Weihenmayer, Erik (AskAsia.org)
      Provides a short biography on Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind person to climb Mt. Everest. 12-01

  10. Whitman, Christine Todd (Gale Group)
      Provides a biography of the former governor of New Jersey who became the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. 8-01

  11. Williams, Betty and Mairead Corrigan (Nobel Foundation)
      Provides biographies of the two recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize for their work in Ireland. 6-00

  12. Williams, Jody - Nobel Peace Prize Winner of 1997
      Provides links regarding Jody Williams and her work that won her co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for helping ban landmines throughout the world.

  13. Witten, Edward - Profile (BBC News)
      Known for his contributions to the "Theory of Everything" which ties quantum mechanics, the world of the very small to relativity, the world of the very large. His contributions to superstring theory is particularly noted. He has achieved "the highest honour that a mathematician can receive, namely a Fields Medal." 11-03

  14. Wolfram, Stephen (StephenWolfram.com)
      Provides a list of articles and interviews related to Stephen Wolfram, author of A New Kind of Science. Visitors sometimes misspell as Steven. 8-02

  15. Wong-Staal, Flossie (Gale Group)
      Provides a background of the pioneering medical researcher, credited with co-discovery of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. 6-00

  16. Wright, Wilbur and Orville (Bradshaw)
      "During the years 1900, 1901, 1902, and 1903, the two brothers developed the first effective airplane."

  17. Young, Brigham (The West Film Project and WETA)
      Provides a short biography of the leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, popularly known as the Mormons. 6-02

  18. Yow, Kay (Wikipedia.org)
      "Sandra Kay Yow (March 14, 1942 January 24, 2009) was a basketball coach. She was the head coach of the women's basketball team at North Carolina State University from 1975 to 2009. A member of the Naismith Hall of Fame, she had more than 700 career wins.[1] She also won an Olympic gold medal as coach of the 1988 U.S. women's basketball team, despite having been diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987.[2]" 04-07

  19. Zaharias, Babe Didrikson (Gale Group)
      Provides a biography of the person "recognized as the greatest woman athlete of the first half of the twentieth century." 1-05

  20. Zaharias, Babe Didrikson (Sports Illustrated)
      Provides a biography of the person recognized as the "Greatest Female Athlete of the First Half of the 20th Century." Includes a picture. 12-02

  21. Zaharias, Babe Didrikson (Sports Illustrated)
      Provides a biography of the person recognized as the "Greatest Female Athlete of the First Half of the 20th Century." Includes a picture. 12-02

  22. Zemin, Jiang - Profile (BBC News)
      Provides a biographical profile of the leader of China. 6-01

   
   


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