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The Samuel Gompers Papers     View
"Samuel Gompers was the nation's leading trade unionist in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and president of the American Federation of Labor from 1886 until his death in 1924." The site features a biography and timeline, quotations, ...

Working Heroes: Men and Women Who Shaped America's Labor Movement     View
Brief biographies of U.S. labor leaders. Individuals include C??sar Ch??vez ("folk hero and symbol of hope who organized a union of farmworkers"), Eugene Debs ("apostle of industrial unionism"), George Meany ("builder of the ...

Debs Collection     View
Companion to a collection of material by and about labor and political leader Eugene V. Debs. Includes links to abstracts of correspondence, newspaper clipping index, list of pamphlets (some with scanned images), searchable database pertaining to sur ...

César E. Chávez, 1927-1993     View
This commemorative website provides essays, video clips, and related material about labor leader Cesar Chavez. Topics include his work as leader of the United Farm Workers, his environmental justice work, what others can learn from his legacy, and mo ...

Congressional Youth Leadership Council     View
Offers opportunities for selected elementary, middle, and high school students to learn leadership skills in Washington, D.C.

Televangelist, Christian Leader Jerry Falwell Dies     View
Article and associated radio program about "Rev. Jerry Falwell, a pioneer among televangelists who later became a leading voice in the national debate over Christian values," and who died in May 2007. Also includes video and sound clips of ...

Pope John Paul II     View
Reporting and background information on Pope John Paul II. Includes biographical information, photographs, and links to related news, commentary, and resources. From the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet     View
"Dedicated to creating awareness of the life and work of His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet," this Web site describes the Dalai Lama's early life, escape to India, and formation of his government-in-exile in India. Inc ...

Caspar Schwenckfeld von Ossig (1489 -1561)     View
Background about this Christian reformer and about the history of his followers, some of whom moved to Pennsylvania in the 1700s. Includes links to additional material about current Schwenkfelder churches and related topics. From the Schwenkfelder Li ...

Martin Luther: The Reluctant Revolutionary     View
Website companion to television programs that tell the story of the great Protestant revolutionary Martin Luther. Features background about this German monk and individuals associated with him (such as Charles V, Pope Leo X, and Luther's wife, an ex- ...



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