Characters - Alphabetical
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Amos T. AkermanFormer U.S. Attorney General.
Victor H. MetcalfServed as President Theodore Roosevelt's cabinet Secretary.
JohnAdams2nd U.S. President.
Sherman AdamsFormer White House Chief of Staff.
JaneAddamsAn American settlement activist, reformer, social worker.
Roger EugeneAilesAmerican television executive and media consultant.
Thomas BaileyAldrichAmerican writer, poet, critic, and editor.
WillAlexanderA poet, novelist, essayist, playwright, and visual artist.
HoratioAlgerAn American writer of young adult novels.
HoratioAlger Jr.An American writer of young adult novels.
Frederick L.AllenThe editor of Harper's Magazine and also an American historian.
MarianAndersonAn American singer of classical music and spirituals.
SherwoodAndersonAn American novelist and short story writer.
MayaAngelouAmerican poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
Susan B.AnthonyAn American social reformer and women's rights activist.
R.W.Apple Jr.An associate editor at The New York Times.
JulesArcherAn American author.
Chester A.Arthur21st U.S. President.
VincentAstorAn American businessman and philanthropist.
Georgo T.BabbitA retired United States Air Force four star general.
WalterBagehotA British journalist.
WalterBagehotA British journalist, businessman, and essayist.
Joseph W.Bailey Sr.Former United States Senator.
Jean H.BakerAn American historian.
RussellBakerBritish Postwar & Contemporary painter.
Alben w.BarkleyFormer Vice President of the United States.
Bernard M.BaruchAn American financier, stock investor, and political consultant.
Edwin R.BayleyA journalist.
Arthur BellAn American journalist, author and LGBT rights activist.
David H.BennettA Professor for History in the Syracuse University.
MichaelBeschlossAmerican historian specializing in the United States presidency.
JohnBirchUnited States American Baptist minister and missionary.
HugoBlackFormer Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S.
HugoBlackFormer Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S.
James G. BlaineFormer Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
JohnBoettigerFranklin Roosevelt's son-in-law.
JulianBondAmerican social activist and leader of the civil rights movement.
WilliamBorahFormer United States Senator.
GutzonBorglumAn American sculptor.
ClaudeBowersA newspaper columnist and editor.
Benjamin C.BradleeOne of the most prominent journalists of post-World War II.
OmarBradleySenior officer of the United States Army.
TaylorBranchAmerican author and historian.
MarlonBrando Jr.American actor and film director.
RichardBreitmanAn American historian.
John W.BrickerFormer United States Senator.
NoahBrooksAn American journalist and editor.
PrestonBrooksFormer member of the U.S. House of Representative.
JohnBrownAn American abolitionist.
PrestonBruceServed as a White House doorman.
William J.Bryan Former United States Secretary of State.
JamesBryceAn Irish-born academic, jurist, historian, and Liberal politician.
JamesBuchanan15th U.S. President.
William F.Buckley Jr.American conservative author and commentator.
WilliamBullitt Jr.An American diplomat, journalist, and novelist.
Albert S.BurlesonUnited States Postmaster General and Representative.
Prescott BushFormer United States Senator.
Smedley ButlerA senior United States Marine Corps officer.
John C.CalhounFormer Vice President of the United States.
Msgr. John K. CartwrightPastor at Immaculate Conception.
LewisCassFormer United States Senator.
Carrie C.CattAn American women's suffrage leader.
AntonCermakFormer Mayor of Chicago.
WhittakerChambersAn American writer-editor and former communist spy.
William E.ChancellorAmerican academic and writer.
ShirleyChisholmAmerican politician, educator, and author.
EarleChristenberryA native of New Orleans, Louisiana and resident of River Ridge.
WinstonChurchillFormer Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Chase A.ClarkFormer Governor of Idaho.
RamsayClarkAmerican lawyer, activist and former federal government official.
Edward Y.ClarkeThe Imperial Wizard pro tempore of the Ku Klux Klan.
HenryClayFormer American senator.
HenryClayFormer American senator.
Roy M.CohnAmerican lawyer and Senator Joseph McCarthy's chief counsel.
Bainbridge ColbyAmerican lawyer and Woodrow Wilson's last Secretary of State.
ChristopherColumbusAn Italian explorer and navigator.
CalvinCoolidge30th U.S. President.
John MiltonCooper Jr.An American historian, author, and educator.
CharlesCoughlinAmerican-Canadian priest.
James M. CoxFormer U.S. representative from Ohio.
Minnie M.CoxThe first African-American woman served as postmaster in U.S.
Dr. William L.CrumA Family Medicine Doctor in Meridian, ID.
ClarenceDarrowAn American lawyer.
CharlesDarwinAn English naturalist, geologist and biologist.
JeffersonDavisFormer President of the Confederate States.
Jefferson DavisFormer President of the Confederate States.
John W.DavisAn American politician, diplomat and lawyer.
Charles G. DawesFormer Vice President of the United States.
Marquisde CondorcetA French philosopher and mathematician.
Eugene V. DebsAn American socialist, political activist. Aka: Gene.
LawrenceDennisAn American diplomat, consultant and author.
Willis VanDevanterFormer Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S.
SamuelDicksteinA New York State Supreme Court Justice.
MartinDies Jr.Former United States Representative.
EverettDirksenFormer member of the United States Senate.
Thomas W.DixonA writer.
FrederickDouglassAn American social reformer, abolitionist.
W.E.B.Du BoisAn American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist.
John Foster DullesFormer United States Secretary of State.
Thomas G. DyerVice President for Instruction at the University of Georgia.
BobDylanAmerican singer-songwriter.
Jubal A.EarlyA Virginia lawyer and politician.
Dwight D.Eisenhower34th U.S. President.
BufordEllingtonFormer Governor of Tennessee.
Ralph WaldoEmersonAn American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet.
Hiram Wesley EvansAn American dentist.
ThomasEwing Jr.The first chief justice of Kansas and leading free state advocate.
JamesFarleyOne of the first Irish Catholic politicians in American history.
James S. FaulknerAn English actor.
Rev. WalterFauntroyMartin Luther's colleague.
JohnFiskeAn American philosopher and historian.
F. ScottFitzgeraldAmerican novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and short-story writer.
RalphFlandersRepublican U.S. Senator from the state of Vermont.
John T.FlynnAn American journalist.
EricFonerAn American historian.
Gerald Ford38th U.S. President.
HenryFordAn American industrialist and business magnate.
Nathan B.ForrestProminent as a Confederate Army general.
Marshall FradyAmerican journalist and author.
FelixFrankfurterFormer Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S.
FelixFrankfurterFormer Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S.
KlausFuchsA German theoretical physicist and atomic spy.
GeorgeGallupAn American pioneer of survey sampling techniques.
John Nance GarnerFormer Vice President of the United States.
William LloydGarrisonA prominent American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer.
MarthaGellhornAn American novelist, travel writer, and journalist.
Katherine F.GerouldAn American writer and essayist.
Lillian GishAmerican actress.
BarryGoldwaterFormer American senator.
SamuelGompersAn American-British labor union leader.
Henry B.GonzalezAmerican Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Texas.
Richard N.GoodwinAmerican writer.
AlbertGore Sr.Former U.S. Representative.
Katharine M.GrahamAmerican publisher.
Philip LeslieGrahamAn American newspaperman.
MadisonGrantAn American lawyer, writer, and zoologist.
Ulysses S. Grant18th U.S. President.
HoraceGreeleyAn American newspaper editor and publisher.
David WarkGriffithAn American film director.
JohnGuntherAn American journalist and author.
HermanGutstadt An author.
DavidHalberstamAmerican writer, journalist, and historian.
AlexanderHamiltonFounding Fathers of the United States.
Dashiell HammettAmerican author.
Warren G.Harding29th U.S. President.
Thomas HardwickAn American politician from the U.S. state of Georgia.
Thomas W.HardwickAmerican politician from the U.S. state of Georgia.
John Marshall HarlanServed as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
PatHarrisonFormer United States Senator.
Rutherford B. Hayes19th U.S. President.
Arthur G.Hays American lawyer and general counsel of the ACLU.
EdwardHeathFormer Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
William HenryHerndonThe law partner and biographer of President Abraham Lincoln.
CharltonHestonAmerican actor and political activist.
Rev. EdwardHightowerServed as pastor of the Mt. Moriah M. B. Church.
AdolfHitlerA German politician and leader of the Nazi Party.
RichardHofstadterAmerican historian.
Oliver WendelHolmes Jr.Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S.
HerbertHoover31st U.S. President.
Irwin Hood HooverServed as the White House Chief Usher. Aka: Ike.
J. EdgarHooverFormer Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
HarryHopkinsThe 8th Secretary of Commerce and FDR's closest adviser.
John JayHopkinsThe founder and president of General Dynamics.
Julia WardHoweAn American poet and author.
LouisHoweAn American reporter for the New York Herald.
Edwin PalmerHoytAn American writer who specialized in military history.
Charles Evans HughesFormer Chief Justice of the United States.
HubertHumphreyFormer Vice President of the United States.
HubertHumphreyFormer Vice President of the United States.
Harold L.IckesServed as United States Secretary of the Interior.
AndrewJackson7th U.S. President.
Mahalia JacksonAmerican gospel singer.
Thomas J.JacksonA Confederate Gen. during the American Civil War. aka: Stonewall.
JohnJayFormer Governor of New York.
Rev. CharlesJeffersonThe pastor of the Central Congregational Church at Chelsea.
ThomasJefferson3rd U.S. President.
AndrewJohnson17th U.S. President.
Hugh S.JohnsonU.S. Army officer - member of the Brain Trust of F.D.R.
Lady BirdJohnsonPresident Lyndon B. Johnson's wife.
Lyndon B.Johnson36th U.S. President.
John PaulJonesThe United States' first well-known naval commander.
Thomas M.JonesA Tax Law attorney in Chicago.
BarbaraJordanThe first African American elected to the Texas Senate.
VernonJordanAmerican business executive and civil rights activist in the U.S.
NickKatzAmerican mathematician.
NicholasKatzenbachAmerican lawyer served as United States Attorney General.
EstesKefauverFormer U.S. Representative.
David M.KennedyAn American historian.
JacquelineKennedyFormer First Lady of the United States.
John F.Kennedy35th U.S. President.
John F.Kennedy35th U.S. President.
Robert F.KennedyFormer United States Attorney General.
Genghis KhanThe first Great Khan and Emperor of the Mongol Empire.
Coretta S.KingThe wife of Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin LutherKing Jr.African American minister and activist.
Martin LutherKing Sr.Martin Luther Jr.'s father.
Rudyard KiplingAn English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.
Walter J.Kohler Jr.Former Governor of Wisconsin.
NickKotzAmerican journalist, author, and historian.
ArthurKrockAmerican journalist.
Fritz JuliusKuhnThe leader of the German American Bund.
EmmaLazarusAmerican author of poetry and prose.
James M.LeachA congressman from North Carolina.
Robert EdwardLeeAn American Confederate general.
Vladimir LeninFormer Premier of the Soviet Union.
WilliamLeuchtenburgThe leading scholar of the life and career of Franklin D Roosevelt.
SinclairLewisAn American novelist, short story writer and playwright.
Allan J.LichtmanAn American political historian.
RussellLinakaA forestry employee for Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
AbrahamLincoln16th U.S. President.
ThomasLincoln IIIThe fourth and youngest son of Abraham and Mary. Aka: Tad.
CharlesLindbergAn American aviator.
RonaldLindsayThe former president and CEO of the Center for Inquiry.
WalterLippmannAn American writer, reporter and political commentator.
JohnLockeAn English philosopher and physician.
Henry Cabot LodgeFormer American senator.
WilliamLoeb Jr.Presidential secretary to President Theodore Roosevelt .
WilliamLoeb Jr.The Presidential secretary to President Theodore Roosevelt.
HueyLongFormer Governor of Louisiana.
JohnLongA former prizefighter.
Henry W.LongfellowAn American poet and educator.
Alice R.LongworthTheodore Roosevelt's daughter.
NicolasLongworthAlice Roosevelt's husband.
LouisLudlowA Democratic Indiana congressman.
John R.LynchA Black Republican politician, writer, attorney and military officer.
Andrew NelsonLytleAn American novelist, dramatist, essayist, professor of literature.
DouglasMacArthurAn American five-star general.
NiccolòMachiavelliAn Italian Renaissance diplomat, philosopher and writer.
JamesMadison4th U.S. President.
William R.ManchesterAn American author, biographer, and historian.
MurreyMarderA Washington Post reporter for 39 years.
GeorgeMarshallFormer United States Secretary of State.
KazuoMasudaA staff sergeant in the U.S. military.
MaryMasudaKazuo's sister.
William G.McAdoo Former member of the United States Senate.
JosephMcCarthyFormer American senator.
JosephMcCarthyFormer American senator.
John W.McCormackFormer Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
John W.McCormackFormer Speaker of the United States House Representatives.
KennethMcKellarAmerican politician from Tennessee.
WilliamMcKinley25th U.S. President.
WilmerMcLeanAn American wholesale grocer from Virginia.
Rory M.McVeighAn American sociologist.
H. L.MenchenAn American journalist, essayist.
HarryMiddletonA southern American nature writer
CarrollMillerPattangal's acquaintance.
RaymondMoleyAn American political economist.
EdmundMooreA politician from Ohio.
HenryMorgenthauJr.Former United States Secretary of the Treasury.
Cameron A. Morrison 55th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina.
LucretiaMottA women's rights activist, abolitionist and religious reformer.
Bill D. MoyersFormer White House Press Secretary.
Robert K.MurrayAmerican professor of history at the Pennsylvania State Univ.
Edward R.MurrowAn American broadcast journalist and war correspondent.
BenitoMussoliniFormer Prime Minister of Italy.
Basil E. NewtonKhan's Imperial Counsel.
IsaacNewtonAn English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian.
Robert A.NisbetAn American sociologist, professor at the University of California.
E. D. NixonAmerican civil rights leader.
Richard Nixon37th U.S. President.
DavidOshinskyAmerican historian.
ThomasPaineAn English-born American political activist.
A. MitchellPalmerUnited States Attorney General.
EmmelinePankhurstA British political activist.
RosaParksAmerican activist in the civil rights movement .
William R.PattangalA Maine politician.
James T.PattersonAn American historian.
JohnPattersonFormer Governor of Alabama.
Alice PaulAn American suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist.
Endicott PeabodyFormer Governor of Massachusetts.
James LouisPetigruAn American lawyer, politician, and jurist.
WendellPhillipsAn American abolitionist, advocate for Native Americans.
Mrs. C. HelenPlaneA charter member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Edward AlfredPollardAn American author active as a journalist in Virginia.
Edward AlfredPollardAmerican author active as a journalist in Virginia.
Henry H.ProctorA noted author and lecturer.
DavidQuixanoA Jewish immigrant came to the United States.
A. PhilipRandolphAn American labor unionist, civil rights activist.
A. PhilipRandolphAmerican labor unionist, civil rights activist, and socialist politician.
EdmundRandolphThe seventh Governor of Virginia.
SamRayburnFormer Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
RonaldReagan40th U.S. President.
GeorgeReedyFormer White House Press Secretary.
JacobRiisAn American-Danish journalist.
John P.RochePresident Johnson's adviser.
EdithRooseveltTheodore Roosevelt's wife.
Franklin D.Roosevelt32nd U.S. President. Aka: FDR.
Martha B.RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt's mother.
SaraRooseveltFranklin Roosevelt's mother.
TheodoreRoosevelt26th U.S. President. Aka: Teddy or TR.
Elihu RootFormer Secretary of State under President Theodore Roosevelt.
EthelRosenbergJulius' wife also convicted of spying on behalf of the Soviet Union.
JuliusRosenbergAmerican citizen convicted of spying on behalf of the Soviet Union.
SamuelRosenmanFormer White House Counsel.
Edward A.RossA progressive American sociologist.
Richard H.RovereAn American political journalist.
James H.RoweAmerican lawyer.
William A.RusherAmerican lawyer, author, and conservative syndicated columnist.
RichardRussell Jr.Former member of the United States Senate.
Lucy MercerRutherfordAn American woman who was known for her affair to Pres. FDR.
Jared Y.SandersFormer Governor of Louisiana.
TerrySanfordFormer Governor of North Carolina.
G. DavidSchineThe central figure in the Army-McCarthy hearings.
Arthur M.Schlesinger Jr.An American historian, social critic, and public intellectual.
Arthur M.Schlesinger Sr.An American historian.
DredScottAn enslaved African American man in the United States.
William H. SewardFormer United States Secretary of State.
George Bernard ShawAn Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist.
JohnShermanFormer Secretary of State.
William T.ShermanAn American soldier.
Robert E.SherwoodAn American playwright and a screenwriter.
Robert E.SherwoodAn American playwright and screenwriter.
William L.ShirerAn American journalist.
William L.ShirerAmerican journalist and war correspondent.
HughSideyAmerican journalist.
AlgernonSidneyAn English politician.
William J.SimmonsAmerican coronel and preacher.
GaneshSitaramanAn American legal scholar.
AdamSmithA Scottish economist, philosopher, and author.
Gerald L. K.SmithAmerican clergyman and populist political organizer.
Gerald L.K.SmithAn American clergyman and populist political organizer.
Margaret C.SmithFormer member of the U.S. Senate.
Alfred E.Smith Former Governor of New York.
Theodore C.SorensonPresident Kennedy's counsel and speechwriter.
HerbertSpencerAn English philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, and sociologist.
J. HectorSt. JohnA French-American writer.
ElizabethStantonAn American suffragist, social activist, abolitionist.
John C.StennisFormer American senator.
Alexander H.StephensAmerican politician served as the VP of the Confederate States.
David C.StephensonA convicted murderer and rapist. Aka: Steve.
ThaddeusStevensFormer United States Representative.
AdlaiStevenson IIFormer Governor of Illinois.
PotterStewartFormer Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S.
Joseph W.StilwellA World War II army officer.
Henry L.StimsonFormer Secretary of State.
T. LothropStoddard American supremacist historian, journalist, and political scientist.
OscarStrausFormer U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Labor.
MargaretSukleyFranklin Roosevelt's cousin. Aka: Daisy.
CharlesSumnerFormer United States Senator.
Raymond G.SwingAn American print and broadcast journalist.
Robert A. TaftFormer United States Senator.
William H.Taft27th U.S. President.
William H. Taft27th U.S. President.
IdaTarbellAn American writer, investigative journalist, and biographer.
NormanThomasAn American Presbyterian minister.
Henry DavidThoreauAn American essayist, poet, and philosopher.
StromThurmondFormer United States Senator.
Samuel J.TildenFormer Governor of New York.
BenjaminTillmanAn American politician of the Democratic Party.
AnthonyTrollopeAn English novelist and civil servant of the Victorian era.
LeonTrotskyRussian revolutionary, political theorist and politician.
William M.TrotterA newspaper editor.
Harry S. Truman33rd U.S. President.
DonaldTrump45th U.S. President.
SojournerTruthAn American abolitionist and women's rights activist.
Rexford TugwellAn economist who became FDR's adviser.
Anne RobertTurgotA French economist and statesman.
Mary ElizabethTylerAn Atlanta public-relations professional . Aka: Bessie.
James K.VardamanAn American politician from the U.S state of Mississippi.
Oswald G.VillardAn American journalist and editor of the New York Evening Post.
Benjamin F.WadeFormer United States Senator.
RichardWagnerA German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor.
CliffordWalkerAn American attorney and politician from Georgia.
GeorgeWallaceFormer Governor of Alabama.
Henry A. WallaceFormer U.S. Vice President.
Jerry L.WallaceA Coolidge scholar.
EarlWarrenFormer Governor of California.
EarlWarrenFormer Governor of California.
Robert PennWarrenAn American poet, novelist, and literary critic.
Robert PennWarrenAmerican poet, novelist, and literary critic.
Booker T.WashingtonAn American educator, author, and adviser to multiple presidents.
GeorgeWashington1st U.S. President.
EdwinWatsonFranklin Roosevelt's aide.
MarvinWatsonPresident Johnson's aide.
DanielWebsterFormer Secretary of State.
Gerhard L.WeinbergAn American military historian.
Joseph N.WelchAmerican lawyer served as the chief counsel for the U.S. Army.
Robert Welch Jr.An American businessman and political organizer.
OrsonWellesAn American actor, director, writer and producer.
H.G.WellsAn English writer.
Charles L.WeltnerAmerican jurist and politician.
NathanaelWestAn American author and screenwriter.
ShagpokeWhippleA former banker.
Walter WhiteAn African-American civil rights activist who led the NAACP.
William AllenWhiteAn American newspaper editor.
WalkerWhitesideAn American actor who had played Hamlet, Othello, King Lear.
RoyWilkinsA prominent activist in the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.
ElbertWilliamsOne of the founding members of the NAACP - Haywood Branch.
HelenWilliamsAn employee at the vice president's office of U.S.
Hosea WilliamsAmerican civil rights leader.
T. HarryWilliamsAn American historian.
WendellWillkieAn American lawyer.
GarryWillsAn American author, journalist, and historian.
JamesWilsonA patriot leader during the American Revolution.
WoodrowWilson28th U.S. President.
JohnWinthropThe leading figures in founding the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Comer VannWoodwardA Pulitzer-prize winning American historian.
RichardWrightAmerican author of novels, short stories, poems, and non-fiction.
WhitneyYoungAmerican civil rights leader.
GiuseppeZangaraItalian immigrant and naturalized United States citizen. Aka: Joe.
IsraelZangwillA British author.
Frank PaulZeidlerAn American politician and mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Abigail John Adams' wife.
Anna Franklin Roosevelt's daughter.
Aristotle A Greek philosopher and polymath.
Cicero Roman statesman.
Eleanor Franklin Roosevelt's wife.
Elizabeth I Queen of England.
Elizabeth II The Queen of the United Kingdom.
Ellen Woodrow Wilson's wife.
Euripides One of the three ancient Greek tragedians.
Florence Harding's wife.
Gene Helen William's husband.
Hesiod An ancient Greek poet.
James Franklin D. Roosevelt's son.
John MaynardKeynesBritish economist.
Plato An Athenian philosopher.
Willie Angelou's uncle.
Xenophanes A Greek philosopher, theologian, poet, social and religious critic.
Xerxes I The fourth King of Kings of the Achaemenid Empire.
Yolanda Martin Luther's daughter.