Carl Schurz - German revolutionary, American statesman and reformer, U.S. Minister to Spain, Union Army General in the American Civil War, U.S. Senator, and Secretary of the Interior. He was also an accomplished journalist, newspaper editor and orator, who in 1869 became the first German-born American elected to the United States Senate.

Carl Schurz - German revolutionary, American statesman and reformer, U.S. Minister to Spain, Union Army General in the American Civil War, U.S. Senator, and Secretary of the Interior. He was also an accomplished journalist, newspaper editor and orator, who in 1869 became the first German-born American elected to the United States Senate.

Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr - Politician and leader of the conservative movement. He was elected five times as a Republican to the United States Senate from North Carolina.

Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr - Politician and leader of the conservative movement. He was elected five times as a Republican to the United States Senate from North Carolina.

Charles Bukowski - Author, Poet. Born in Germany, he was a prolific underground writer who used poetry and prose to depict the depravity of urban life in American society. He came to the United States with his parents at the age of two and detailed his coming of age in the autobiographical novel, "Ham on Rye" (1982).

Charles Bukowski - Author, Poet. Born in Germany, he was a prolific underground writer who used poetry and prose to depict the depravity of urban life in American society. He came to the United States with his parents at the age of two and detailed his coming of age in the autobiographical novel, "Ham on Rye" (1982).

Walter Model - German Army Field Marshal. He was often referred to as the "Führer's Fireman" because Hitler often called upon him to restore German Army morale and to restore the front lines after the enemy had breached it. He did this so often that by late 1944, Hitler referred to him as the "Savior of the Eastern Front." He was highly decorated with the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak leaves, Swords and Diamonds (the second highest German war decoration, it was only given 27…

Walter Model - German Army Field Marshal. He was often referred to as the "Führer's Fireman" because Hitler often called upon him to restore German Army morale and to restore the front lines after the enemy had breached it. He did this so often that by late 1944, Hitler referred to him as the "Savior of the Eastern Front." He was highly decorated with the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak leaves, Swords and Diamonds (the second highest German war decoration, it was only given 27…

Thomas A. Hendricks - American politician and lawyer from Indiana who served as the 16th Governor of Indiana (1873–1877) and the 21st Vice President of the United States (1885).

Thomas A. Hendricks - American politician and lawyer from Indiana who served as the 16th Governor of Indiana (1873–1877) and the 21st Vice President of the United States (1885).

H.P. Lovecraft - American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors in his genre.

H.P. Lovecraft - American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors in his genre.

Robert Edwin Lee - American Playwright, Author. Emmy and Tony Award-nominated writer of "Inherit the Wind," co-authored with long-time writing partner Jerome Lawrence. Together they wrote 39 plays and 14 Broadway productions. During World War II, Lawrence and Lee co-founded the Armed Forces Radio Services, which provided entertainment and news to troops both overseas and stateside.

Robert Edwin Lee - American Playwright, Author. Emmy and Tony Award-nominated writer of "Inherit the Wind," co-authored with long-time writing partner Jerome Lawrence. Together they wrote 39 plays and 14 Broadway productions. During World War II, Lawrence and Lee co-founded the Armed Forces Radio Services, which provided entertainment and news to troops both overseas and stateside.

Kate "Ma" Barker - Mother of several criminals who ran the Barker gang during the "public enemy era", when the exploits of gangs of criminals in the U.S. Midwest gripped the American people and press. She traveled with her sons during their criminal careers.

Kate "Ma" Barker - Mother of several criminals who ran the Barker gang during the "public enemy era", when the exploits of gangs of criminals in the U.S. Midwest gripped the American people and press. She traveled with her sons during their criminal careers.

Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess - Cold War Soviet Spy. Despite being a flamboyant drunk and open, notorious homosexual, he proved to be one of the Soviet Union's best spies at the beginning of the Cold War.

Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess - Cold War Soviet Spy. Despite being a flamboyant drunk and open, notorious homosexual, he proved to be one of the Soviet Union's best spies at the beginning of the Cold War.

Kitty Wells - American pioneering female country music singer. She broke down a female barrier in country music with her 1952 hit recording, "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels" which also made her the first female country singer to top the U.S. country charts, and turned her into the first female country star. Her Top 10 hits continued until the mid-1960's, inspiring a long list of female country singers who came to prominence in the 1960's.

Kitty Wells - American pioneering female country music singer. She broke down a female barrier in country music with her 1952 hit recording, "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels" which also made her the first female country singer to top the U.S. country charts, and turned her into the first female country star. Her Top 10 hits continued until the mid-1960's, inspiring a long list of female country singers who came to prominence in the 1960's.

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