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Palin, Sarah
Parker, Charlie
Parks, Gordon
Parks, Rosa
Pelosi, Nancy
Phelps, Michael
Picasso, Pablo
Politkovskaya, Anna
Pope Benedict XVI
Pope John Paul II
Pope John VI
Pope John XXIII
Powell, Colin
Putin, Vladimir
Rice, Condoleeza
Roberts, John
Robeson, Paul
Rowling, J K
Rumsfeld, Donald

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  3. Rai, Aishwarya (CBS News)
      "Unlike some of her Hollywood counterparts, [Aishwarya] Rai's very much like the women she portrays: wholesome, dutiful and deeply religious." 06-06

  1. Cardinals of the Catholic Church (
      Provides career highlights of the Cardinals. The list can be reorganized by age, nationality, rank and precedence, last name, or consistory date. 9-01

  2. Michelangelo (
      Provides a biography, as well as examples of some of his more famous works. Sometimes visitors misspell as Michaelangelo. 3-01

  3. Paar, Jack (MSNBC news)
      "Jack Paar, the smart-alec comic who pioneered late-night talk on “The Tonight Show” in the 1950s and paved the way for Johnny Carson and others before walking away from television while still in his prime, died Tuesday. He was 85." 01-05

  4. Palladio, Andrea ( - Craven)
      Provides a short biography and related resources on the Renaissance architect. "Andrea Palladio is often described as the most influential, and most copied, architect in the Western world." 3-01

  5. Pearl, Daniel (CNN - Cabell)
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  6. Penn, William (Forrest)
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  7. Photographers - Biographies (Leggat)
      Provides short biographies of men and women who are mentioned in the history of photography. 3-01

  8. Physics Nobel Laureates Since 1981(Nobel Foundation)
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  10. Pleasant, Mary Ellen (Pacific Bell)
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  11. Pocahontas (Morenus)
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  12. Poe, Edgar Allan (Bibliomania)
      Provides a short biography related to his work and a few of his poems, including Ligeia, MS. found in a Bottle, Tales of Mystery and Imagination, and The Tell-Tale Heart. Visitors sometimes misspell as Allen, Alan, Alen, or Edger. 05-06

  13. Pompey (Roman Empire)
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  14. Pryor, Richard (MSNBC News)
      "Richard Pryor, the caustic yet perceptive actor-comedian who lived dangerously close to the edge both on stage and off, died Saturday. He was 65." 12-05.

  15. Raphael (
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  16. Red Cloud (The West Project and WETA)
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      Provides a biography, as well as examples of some of his more famous works. 3-01

  18. Reno, Janet (Gale Group)
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  19. Renoir, Pierre Auguste (
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  21. Ride, Sally (NASA)
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  22. Robinson, Jackie (
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  26. Roosevelt, Eleanor (Gale Group)
      Provides a biography of her political role and humanitarian efforts. 1-05

  27. Roosevelt, Eleanor - Biography (FDR Library)
      Provides biographical infomation on Franklin D. Roosevelt, former President of the United States. 10-09

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      Provides a biography, as well as examples of some of his more famous works. 3-01

  29. Rukeyser, Louis (USA Today)
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