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-- b.6/9/1930Lecturer, Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist, EducatorMisc: AnalystTV Shows: Meet The Press (moderator 1984-87)
-- b.6/11/1918 d.6/19/1993 (75)Author, ProfessorMisc: known best for being the first philosopher to systematically examine the behavioral sciences in his book "The Conduct of Inquiry" (1964)
-- b.5/10/1911 d.7/25/2014 (103)Author, TeacherBook Titles: Up the Down Staircase
-- b.6/5/1915 d.6/5/1998 (83)Critic, Editor, Teacher
-- b.6/18/1922Writer, Translator, Literary Critic, Historian, Scholar, Educator, Teacher, AmericanMisc: Translator of Japanese literature and culture.
Helen Adams Keller
-- b.6/27/1880 d.6/1/1968 (87)Author, Lecturer, Social Reformer, EducatorNames/Places: b. in Tuscumbia, Ala.Misc: received a college degree and became an author (Let us Have Faith) and lecturer despite being blind and deaf most of her life
-- b.4/14/1857 d.11/12/1944 (87)Teacher, Composer, Conductor
-- b.9/12/1859 d.2/17/1932 (72)Social Reformer
-- b.11/17/1923 d.4/17/2004 (80)Educator, Violinist, Jazz Performer
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
-- b.1/17/1954Author, Attorney, Environmental ActivistNames/Places: Robert Francis Kennedy's son
-- b.7/31/1763 d.12/12/1847 (84)Jurist, Scholar
-- b.??/??/1947Artist, Author, Educator, Actress, TV Actress, ComedienneTV Shows: Mommies (as Marilyn)
-- b.8/7/1950Author, Diplomat, Political Activist, Entertainment Figure, Radio Talk Show Host
-- b.7/6/1949Artist, Humanitarian, ActorNames/Places: Susan Keith's hubbyTV Shows: Loving, All My Children, As the World TurnsMovie Titles: Soldier's Heart
-- b.2/11/1990Political Activist, Actress, Singer, GermanMovie Titles: The New World
William H. Kilpatrick
-- b.11/20/1871 d.2/13/1965 (93)Philosopher, Mathematician, EducatorMisc: father of progressive education
Coretta Scott King
-- b.4/27/1927 d.1/30/2006 (78)Civil Rights Leader, Educator, Political ActivistNames/Places: b. in Marion, Ala.; Martin Luther's widow
Martin Luther King III
-- b.10/23/1957Political ActivistMisc: community activist
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
-- b.1/15/1929 d.4/4/1968 (39)Social Reformer, EducatorNames/Places: b. in Atlanta; RFN:Michael Jr.Misc: Black freedom movement founder
-- b.5/2/1601 d.11/27/1680 (79)Scholar, GermanMisc: Jesuit priest and; scholar, sometimes called the last Renaissance man, important for his prodigious activity in; disseminating knowledge. Kircher's research encompassed a variety of disciplines including geography, astronomy, mathematics, language, medicine, and music. The closest he seems to come to "archaeologist" is in his attempts to decipherment of hieroglyphics. A number of discoveries and inventions (e.g., the magic lantern) have sometimes been mistakenly attributed to him.
Grayson Kirk -- b.10/12/1903 d.11/21/1997 (94)
Jeane J. Kirkpatrick -- b.11/19/1926 d.12/7/2006 (80)
Ambassador, Diplomat, Educator
Names/Places: b. in Duncan, OK; MN:Jordan
Misc: foreign policy expert; ex-U.N. ambassador
Oskar Kokoschka -- b.3/1/1886 d.2/22/1980 (93)
Designer, Painter, Dramatist/Playwright, Educator, Humanitarian, Austrian
Elizabeth Koontz -- b.6/3/1919 d.1/6/1989 (69)
Jonathan Kozol -- b.9/5/1936
Author, Writer, Educator
Misc: best known for his books on public education in the U.S.
Larry Kramer -- b.6/25/1935 N.S.
Author, Political Activist
Fritz Kreisler -- b.2/2/1875 d.1/29/1962 (86)
Scholar, Composer, Violinist, Austrian
Rodolphe Kreutzer -- b.11/15/1766 d.1/6/1831 (64)
Teacher, Conductor/Composer, Violinist, French
William Kristol -- b.12/23/1952
Misc: Political commentator
Maggie Kuhn -- b.8/3/1905 d.4/22/1995 (89)
Civil Rights Leader, Political Activist
Names/Places: b. in Buffalo
Misc: co-founded the Gray Panthers to fight discrimination after she was forced to retire at age 65
William M. Kuntsler -- b.7/7/1919 d.9/4/1995 (76)
Attorney/Lawyer, Political Activist
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