What’s New: February 2024

February 22, 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.

Reeve, Christopher (25 Sept. 1952–10 Oct. 2004), actor and spinal cord injury activist
Rivlin, Alice M. (4 Mar. 1931–13 May 2019), economist
Saxton, S. Willard (13 Aug. 1829–19 Mar. 1933), printmaker, Civil War veteran, and federal government employee
Thomas, Helen (4 Aug. 1920–20 July 2013), journalist

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