What's New: November 2021

November 25, 2021

The November update of the American National Biography features seven new essays, including legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor; football broadcaster Keith Jackson; Jack Kevorkian, who became famous for his support of assisted suicide; influential Puerto Rican mycologist Carlos E. Chardón; Chicago Bulls general manager Jerry Krause; sports columnist Dave Anderson; and Robert Leslie Wharton, a Presbyterian missionary and teacher in Cuba.

Anderson, Dave, Pulitzer Prize winning sports columnist
Chardό‎n, Carlos E., mycologist, university chancellor, government administrator, and historian of science
Jackson, Keith, football broadcaster
Kevorkian, Jack, physician and right-to-die advocate
Krause, Jerry, basketball general manager and scout for basketball and baseball teams
Taylor, Elizabeth, actress, philanthropist, and AIDS activist
Wharton, Robert Leslie, presbyterian missionary, pastor, teacher, and school administrator in Cuba

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.