This update features six new essays, lives spanning from the sixteenth century to the twenty-first. It includes a new essay on Tisquantum, the Native American interpreter and emissary referred to in the original ANB essay as Squanto; religious leader and Indian captive Esther Wheelwright; the radical artist Chris Burden; astronaut Eugene Cernan; and avant-garde fashion designer Rudi Gernreich.
The American National Biography (ANB) is updated regularly throughout the year, giving you access to the most up-to-date and accurate information available. Full access to all biographies is available by subscription.
Discover a full list of entries added this year.