The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives: 1986-1990
Kenneth T. Jackson
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998 - United States - 900 pages
The encyclopaedia offers definitive biographies of key people by noted scholars, from world leaders to sports heroes, and from magnates and Mafiosi to clergy and intelligentsia. This first volume covers the people who died in the period 1981-85.
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DIRECTORY OF CONTRIBUTORS
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF SUBJECTS VOLUMES 12
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Academy Academy Award American Angeles appeared ARCHIVE PHOTOS artist attended Award B.A. degree Ballet band baseball became began Benny Goodman Berlin biography Bob and Ray broadcast Broadway California cancer career Chicago coach College Columbia Committee critical dance death Democratic died director divorced early earned Elaine de Kooning father federal film football friends Goodman graduated Halston Heifetz Heinlein High School Hollywood House Irving Berlin jazz Jewish John Johnson July June Keith Haring Lansdale later League Liberace lived Love Lucy magazine major married moved movie National obituary performance played player political popular president production published radio received record Republican retired returned Robert role Senate served social songs Soviet star story success television theater tion Tony Award tour U.S. Army U.S. Senate United University Washington wife World writing wrote York City