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Jackson, Mahalia
Jackson, Michael
Joan of Arc
Johnson, Lyndon
Jordan, Barbara
Keller, Helen
Kennedy, Edward (Ted)
Kepler, Johannes
King, Coretta Scott
King, Martin Luther
Kyi, Aung Suu
LaLanne, Jack
Lennon, John
Louis, Joe

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  1. Jackson, Michael (Awesome Library)
      Provides short biographies of the singer. 1-05

  2. John, Elton (Awesome Library)
      Provides short biographies of the singer. 1-05

  3. Kennedy, John F. (Awesome Library)
  4. Lincoln, Abraham (Awesome Library)
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      "Ray Kurzweil can't wait to be a Cyborg—a human mind inside an everlasting machine. But is this the next great leap in human evolution, or just one man's midlife crisis writ large?" 04-09

  1. Jackson, Helen Hunt (Gale Group)
      Provides a biography of "one of the most influential defenders of Native American rights in late 19th-century America."6-00

  2. Joyner-Kersee, Jackie (Sports Illustrated)
      Provides a biography of the greatest athletes of the 20th Century. "In ways that could be measured, Jackie Joyner-Kersee was one of the greatest Olympic athletes in history, and in ways that could not, she was a rare combination of courage and grace, of power and vulnerability." Includes a picture. 12-02

  3. Justices - Biographies of U.S. Supreme Court Justices (Legal Information Institute)
      Provides brief profiles, as well as recent decisions by each justice. 6-02

  4. Kennedy, Robert F. (
      "Robert Francis 'Bobby' Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also called RFK, was one of two younger brothers of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and served as United States Attorney General from 1961 to 1964. He was one of President Kennedy's most trusted advisors and worked closely with the president during the Cuban Missile Crisis. His contribution to the African-American Civil Rights Movement is sometimes considered his greatest legacy." 11-06

  5. Key, Francis Scott ( - Streufert)
      Provides a biography of the author of the national anthem, with an emphasis on the American Flag. 9-01

  6. Khans, Sorghaghtani Beki, Mother of the Great Khans (Women in World History Curriculum - Reese)
      Provides a biography of Sorghaghtani Beki, mother of the Great Khans of the Mongolian Empire.

  7. King, Billie Jean (Sports Illustrated)
      Provides a biography of the tennis great. Includes a picture. 12-02

  8. King, Billie Jean (Sports Illustrated)
      Provides a biography of the tennis great. Includes a picture. 12-02

  9. Koizumi, Junichiro (BBC)
      Provides a political profile of the new Prime Minister of Japan. He replaces Yoshiro Mori. leaders and rulers. 5-01

  10. Koppel, Ted (
      "After 25 years as the host of ABC's Nightline, news anchor Ted Koppel is retiring. Nightline started out in March 1980 as extended news coverage of the hostage crisis in Iran."

      "An instant success, the nightly news magazine became a fixture of late-night television, covering a wide range of hard-hitting topics of the day. Koppel has won 37 Emmys and 6 Peabody Awards, as well as many other honors. Koppel joined ABC News in 1963." 11-05

  11. Kostunica, Vojislav - Biography (Information Please)
      Provides a short biography and a picture of the President of Yugoslavia. 10-00

  12. LeMond, Greg - Biography (HW Wilson)
      Provides a short biography of LeMond, the bicycling champion. 8-00

  13. Lee, Robert E. (The Atlantic)
      Debunks myths about General Robert E. Lee. 08-17

  14. Lin, Maya Ying (Gale Group)
      Provides a biography of the artist who created the controversial Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The article includes a picture of her. 6-00

  15. Linkletter, Art (
      "Art Linkletter, the easygoing, smooth-voiced emcee famed for his long-running hosting gigs of the radio and television shows 'House Party' and 'People Are Funny,' and author of 'Kids Say the Darndest Things,' has died, according to his spokeswoman." 05-10

  16. Literature Nobel Laureates Since 1900 (Nobel Foundation)
      Provides short autobiographies of the Nobel laureates in literature during the 20th century. 9-00

  17. Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (Bibliomania - Simmonds)
      Provides a biography, with an emphasis on his contribution to American Literature.

  18. Luther, Martin (Peterson)
      Provides a detailed biography and a drawing. 6-04

  19. Peter Jennings Remembered (ABC News)
      "Jennings was born in Canada and started reporting for ABC News in 1964. He was named anchor and senior editor of "World News Tonight" in 1983." 08-15

  20. The Career of Steve Jobs (
      "As the Apple CEO steps down, TIME takes a look at Steve Jobs' storied, visionary career. 08-11


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