In 1919 at the age of 24, Dorothea Lange opened her own portrait studio in San Francisco.
Lange documented those struggling with the Great Depression and sharecropping system.
Dorothea Lange was hired to document the internment process during World War II.
A photo exhibit in 2012 featured former internees photographed by Dorothea Lange in 1942.
Watch an excerpt of Le Clercq and partner performing Jerome Robbin's love pas de deux.
Watch a clip of Le Clercq in Western Symphony, one of the last ballets she performed in.
An iron lung allowed Tanaquil Le Clercq to breathe after she contracted polio in 1956.
Le Clercq was one of Balanchine's muses and her body and style became an ideal in ballet.
Plimpton shaped the prestigious literary magazine with the flair of a kindly ringmaster.
Plimpton's assistant was tasked with keeping his Sports Illustrated hoax going.
Journalist George Plimpton did not show early promise when he failed at Exeter Academy.
Peter Matthiessen (May 22, 1927 – April 5, 2014) co-founded The Paris Review in 1953.
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