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Mandela, Nelson
Marshall, Thurgood
McCain, John
McCarthy, Joseph
McCartney, Paul
McGovern, George
Monet, Claude
Mother Teresa
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Murdoch, Rupert
Murrow, Edward R.
Newton, Isaac
O'Connor, Sandra Day
Oakley, Annie
Obama, Barack
Oppenheimer, Robert

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  1. Miller, Arthur (ABC News)
      Provides a biography. "Miller's cannon of theatrical masterpieces includes 'The Crucible' and 'A View From the Bridge,' but he'll also be remembered for standing up to the House Committee on Un-American Activities in the McCarthy era, and for lighting up gossip pages with his five-year marriage to Marilyn Monroe."

      " 'Miller is, without a doubt, one of the top five most important playwrights of the 20th century.' " according to entertainment critic Dean Richards. 2-05

  1. Native Americans (Information Please)
      Provides an alphabetic listing. 10-04

  2. Nixon, Richard M Nixon (Awesome Library)
  3. O'Connor, Sandra Day (
      Provides a short biography of the first femal Supreme Court Justice. 12-04

  1. Janet Napolitano (Dept. of Homeland Security)
      Janet Napolitano was sworn in on January 21, 2009 as the third Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. Prior to joining the Obama Administration, Napolitano was mid-way through her second term as governor of the state of Arizona.

  1. Kissinger, Henry - Former Secretary of Defense (Nobel eMuseum)
      "Secretary Kissinger has written many books and articles on United States foreign policy, international affairs, and diplomatic history. Among the awards he has received are the Guggenheim Fellowship (1965-66), the Woodrow Wilson Prize for the best book in the fields of government, politics and international affairs (1958), the American Institute for Public Service Award (1973), the International Platform Association Theodore Roosevelt Award (1973), the Veterans of Foreign Wars Dwight D. Eisenhower Distinguished Service Medal (1973), the Hope Award for International Understanding (1973), the Presidentia1 Medal of Freedom (1977) and the Medal of Liberty (1986)."

      "Dr. Kissinger was born in Fuerth, Germany, on May 27, 1923, came to the United States in 1938, and was naturalised a United States citizen on June 19, 1943. He received the BA Degree Summa Cum Laude at Harvard College in 1950 and the MA and PhD Degrees at Harvard University in 1952 and 1954 respectively." 1-04

  2. Markham, Beryl (Gale Group)
      Provides a biography of the "first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean from London to North America." The article does not include a picture of her. 6-00

  3. Marshall Plan (
      " Soon after the Truman Doctrine promised to ‘support free peoples’ (March 1947), General George Marshall went to Europe. He was shocked by what he saw. Europe was ruined and – after the coldest winter in record – starving. Marshall told Truman that all Europe would turn Communist unless the US helped. "

      "Marshall announced his Plan to students at Harvard University on 5th June 1947. He promised that America would do ‘whatever it is able to do to assist in the return of normal economic health in the world.’" 1-04

  4. Marshall, George C. (Nobel eMuseum)
      "America's foremost soldier during World War II, served as chief of staff from 1939 to 1945, building and directing the largest army in history. A diplomat, he acted as secretary of state from 1947 to 1949, formulating the Marshall Plan, an unprecedented program of economic and military aid to foreign nations." 1-04

  5. McCarthy, Eugene (MSNBC News)
      "Former Minnesota Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy, whose insurgent campaign toppled a sitting president in 1968 and forced the Democratic Party to take seriously his message against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 89."

      Editor's Note: Joseph McCarthy, not Eugene McCarthy, was the person whose actions resulted in the term "McCarthyism." The term "McCarthyism" refers to making unsupported accusations against people in order to discredit them. 12-05.

  6. Mead, Margaret (Gale Group)
      Provides a biography of the anthropologist and commentator on American life. 6-00

  7. Medicine Nobel Laureates Since 1900 (Nobel Foundation)
      Provides short autobiographies of the Nobel laureates in medicine during the 20th century. 9-00

  8. Meir, Golda (Women's International Center)
      Provides a biography of the former Prime Minister of Israel. 6-00

  9. Milosevic, Slobodan (Information Please)
      Provides a short history on Milosevic's rise to power.

  10. Montezuma II (
      Provides a biography of the Aztec ruler. 5-01

  11. Murasaki Shikibu (Women in World History Curriculum - Reese)
      Provides a biography of an influential woman of the Heian Period of Japan.

  12. Napoleon Boneparte (PBS)
      Provides information on the life of Napoleon. Sometimes visitors misspell as Napolean. 06-10

  13. Nero (Roman Empire)
      Provides an extensive biography of Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus, often referred to as Nero, the Roman Emperor. (Includes some grammatical errors.) 11-00

  14. Nightingale, Florence (Ima Hero)
      Provides a short biography for children. 8-01

  15. Noether, Emmy (Association for Women in Mathematics)
      Provides a very brief biography of the woman who "mathematically proved two of the propositions that formed a cornerstone for the theory of general relativity." 6-00

  16. O'Keeffe, Georgia (Gale Group)
      Provides a biography of the pioneering artist. 6-00

  17. Ochoa, Digna (Amnesty International)
      Explains why the Mexican rights activist is a heroine. 9-02


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