What's New: June 2022

June 23, 2022

This update features five new essays, including journalist and lawyer Nell Battle Lewis, who worked for the rights of women and workers but became a defender of racial segregation; Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen; actress Barbara Cook; Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Don Newcombe, and economist Jacob Marschak.

Allen, Paul Gardner, software pioneer, investor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist
Cook, Barbara, singer
Lewis, Cornelia “Nell” Battle, journalist, lawyer, and educator
Marschak, Jacob, economist
Newcombe, Don, baseball pitcher

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