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FEBRUARY 22, 2024

What’s New: February 2024

The February update of the American National Biography features four new essays, including Christopher Reeve, Superman actor and activist for people with spinal cord injuries; White House press corps journalist Helen Thomas; Alice Rivlin, economist who served as vice chair of the Federal Reserve and director of the Office of Management and Budget; and S. Willard Saxton, printmaker, Civil War veteran, and federal government employee.

JANUARY 25, 2024

What’s New: January 2024

The January update of the American National Biography features five new essays, including country music stars Kenny Rogers and Grandpa Jones; feminist theorist and political philosopher Iris Marion Young; journalist and political columnist Mary McGrory; and painter and printmaker Leon Golub.

NOVEMBER 23, 2023

What's New: November 2023

The November update of the American National Biography features five new essays, including Unita Blackwell, a civil rights activist and the first Black woman elected mayor in Mississippi; Jane Bolin, the first Black woman to become a judge in the United States; Grace Holmes Carlson, a Trotskyist partisan, Catholic lay activist, and educator; eighteenth-century Native American Moravian leader Papunhank; and Southern California artist and architectural designer Millard Sheets.

OCTOBER 26, 2023

What's New: October 2023

The October update of the American National Biography features five new essays, including film star and philanthropist Paul Newman; rock guitar hero Edward Van Halen; actress Sandra Dee; South Carolina politician Ernest “Fritz” Hollings; and nineteenth century enslaver William H. Williams.

SEPTEMBER 28, 2023

What's New: September 2023

This update features five new biographies, including Arlene Dahl, Jessye Norman, William Safire, E. Donnall Thomas, E. Stewart Williams.

AUGUST 24, 2023

What's New: August 2023

This update features five new biographies, including Jan Howard, Roger Lun Yuen Lee, Minnie Miñoso, Tom Wolfe and Chuck Yeager.

JULY 27, 2023

What's New: July 2023

This update features five new biographies including Sarah Bickford, Rudy Lozano, Vito Russo, Kevin Roche, and Ted Sizer.

JUNE 22, 2023

What's New: June 2023

This update features five new biographies including Lee Anthony Lacocca, John McCain, Lillian Ross, Ram Dass, and Tom Seaver.

MAY 25, 2023

What's New: May 2023

This update features six new biographies including Herman Badillo, David Koch, Janet Malcolm, Porter Wagoner, Ernest Bormann, and Karen Thronson.

APRIL 27, 2023

What's New: April 2023

This update features five new biographies, including boxing icon and activist Muhammad Ali; Eagle of Delight, Otoe negotiator; John Singleton, Oscar-nominated director; “I Love New York” graphic designer Milton Glaser; and professional football palyer Gale Sayers.

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