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JACK THE RIPPER

The denizens of London’s East End; Jack London called them the people of the abyss, “poor miserable human beings clinging to the garbage heap of life.” Against this backdrop would be played one the most provocative unsolved crimes of the 19th century. Investigations continue to this day with growing evidence that while Jack the Ripper’s […] Read more

JACQUELINE KENNEDY

Soon after Jacqueline’s husband was elected President of the United States in 1960, she confessed, “I feel as though I had just turned into a piece of public property”, And yet, however daunting the prospect of becoming a national icon, Mrs. Kennedy embrace her role with winning enthusiasm and supreme political savvy. Throughout her husband’s […] Read more

JERRY SEINFELD

The move to New York meant returning to his roots for Seinfeld, who was born April 29, 1954, in Brooklyn and raised in the Long Island town of Massapequa (which he has always joked was an old Indian name meaning “by the mall”). After graduating from Queens College, Seinfeld appeared at New York comedy spots […] Read more

JIM CARREY

Famous for screen roles featuring rubber-jawed antics, bodily contortions, and bathroom humor, comic star Jim Carrey has been called Jerry Lewis on speed, Dick Van Dyke on acid, and Mr. Slapstick. In 1998, however, the critical commentary about his latest film was in a very different vein. Words like “breakthrough” and “revelation” and “career expanding” […] Read more

JOHN F. KENNEDY, JR.

The story of John F. Kennedy Jr., heir to America’s most famous and star-crossed political family, begins with the marriage of his parents in 1953. Jack Kennedy was the junior senator from Massachusetts – a handsome young man, who had inherited the Kennedy family’s political ambitions when his older brother Joe was killed in World […] Read more

JOHN GLENN

When the U.S. Manned Space Program began in 1958, John Glenn was selected to be one of the original seven Mercury astronauts. When Glenn successfully piloted his “Friendship 7” spacecraft three times around Earth in just less than five hours on February 20, 1962, he became an instant national hero. In fact, he may have […] Read more

JOHN IRVING

Hollywood producers have long turned to the printed page for material; and there is an especially large number of film adaptations right now. One writer with a lot of experience seeing his creations come to life on the screen is John Irving, four of his 10 novels have been made into movies. His highly praised […] Read more

JOHN JASPER

John Jasper was a noted slave preacher who became a significant community leader in Richmond, Virginia, following the Civil War. Born and raised on a plantation in Fluvanna County, Virginia, Jasper at the age of 13 was hired out to work in tobacco factories in Richmond and later in the coal mines of Chesterfield County. […] Read more

John Muir Quote

In God’s wildness lies the hope of the world – the great fresh unblighted, unredeemed wilderness. The galling harness of civilization drops off, and wounds heal ere we are aware. From the unpublished journals of John Muir […] Read more

JOHN SINGER SARGENT

Although an American, John Singer Sargent did not even see the United States until he was 20. He was born in Florence on January 12, 1856. His mother, an amateur artist, had persuaded her doctor husband, that her sickly constitution required the healing climes of Europe. Her son remained an expatriate for the rest of […] Read more