What's new: July 2020

July 23, 2020

The July 2020 update features seven new biographies. The history of American sports is represented by pathbreaking golfer and golf course designer Alice Dye; longtime sportscaster Dick Enberg; Notre Dame football coach Ara Parseghian; and pro football hall of famer Y. A. Tittle. The update also includes radio and television broadcaster Ben Grauer; film producer Harriet Parsons; and actor and playwright Sam Shepard.

Stay tuned for a special update celebrating the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U. S. Constitution. Ratified August 26, 1920, the Amendment prohibited denying women the right to vote based on their sex. The update, which goes live on August 27, features new biographies of more than twenty overlooked suffragists.

Dye, Alice, golf course designer and championship amateur golfer
Enberg, Dick, Hall of Fame sports broadcaster
Grauer, Ben, radio and television announcer
Parseghian, Ara, football coach at the University of Notre Dame
Parsons, Harriet Oettinger, journalist, filmmaker, and producer
Shepard, Sam, playwright, actor, and director
Tittle, Y. A., Hall of Fame pro football quarterback

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.