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Betty Friedan Dies at 85

Betty Friedan Dies at 85

Betty Friedan, the feminist crusader and author whose searing first book, "The Feminine Mystique," ignited the contemporary women’s movement in 1963 (...)

| February 2006 | 801 views

Coretta Scott King is Dead

Coretta Scott King is Dead

Coretta Scott King, who worked to keep her husband’s dream alive with a chin-held-high grace and serenity that made her a powerful symbol of Rev. (...)

| February 2006 | 866 views

The Doha Development Agenda

The Doha Development Agenda

Press Release In a speech in Berlin today EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson set out the EU’s strategy for concluding an ambitious Doha (...)

| January 2006 | 878 views

Wilson Pickett is Dead

Wilson Pickett is Dead

Soul pioneer Wilson Pickett, whose hits included Mustang Sally, In the Midnight Hour and Land of 1,000 Dances, has died of a heart attack at 64. Raised in (...)

| January 2006 | 1008 views

Dr. Martin Luther King Remembered

Dr. Martin Luther King Remembered

Yesterday was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. He was born January 15, 1929. If he lived, he would have turned 77 years old. In the early 1960s, King focused (...)

| January 2006 | 1049 views

Drinking and Cirrhosis of the Liver

The death toll from cirrhosis of the liver among men in Scotland more than doubled between the periods of 1987-1991 and 1997-2001. In England and Wales, (...)

| January 2006 | 1194 views