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Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize winning author known for 'The Bluest Eye', 'Song of Solomon' and 'Beloved'
Commissioner of the NHL.
Co-anchor of Good Morning America.
Attorney General 1993-2000
Actress known for her work on Glee, Best in Show, and Role Models.
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice
Economist; one of the original leaders of the 'Chicago School' of economic theory.
Folk musician known for his song, 'Cat's in the Cradle'.
Daughter of the 32nd President of the United States
Inventor of this namesake diet.
Founder of the largest US newspaper publisher, namesake for Cornell University's health center.
Author of 'The Devils Wears Prada'
Developer of Tennis for Two, 1958, one of the earliest video games.
Former host of his namesake show on MSNBC.
Creator of a common technique to stop a person from choking.
Co-author of the play, 'Everybody Comes to Rick's' which was adapted into the film Casablanca.
Original host of Jeopardy! 1964-1975.
America's first Eagle Scout.
President of Republic of China (Taiwan) 1988-2000
Co-founder of Burger King.
Governor of Maine, Senator of Maine, Vice Presidential Candidate in 1968 and Secretary of State 1980-1981
Comedian and political satirist known for his HBO show.
Representative, Arizona 8th District 2007-present
U.S. Supreme Court Nominee
Psychologist; coined the term 'power nap'.
Brothers who founded this brewing company that's 'As Cold as the Rockies.'
Inventor of canola oil.
General Manager of the Texas Rangers and youngest ever in Major League Baseball.
Comedy Writer known for his work with Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and 'TV Funhouse' animations on Saturday Night Live.
NHL player, 3-time Stanley Cup champion.
President of the Czech Republic (2003-present)
Designer of about 500 golf courses.
Author of 'Charlotte's Web' and 'Stuart Little'.
Founder of his namesake corporation. A hall is named after him at Cornell but the library is in fact named after his son, also a Cornell Alum.
Co-founder of Peoplesoft.
Author of Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat's Cradle, and Breakfast of Champions.
The 'Science Guy'.
American diplomat, investment banker, publish and WWI veteran. Namesake of a hall at Cornell University.
Founder and namesake of one of the largest Aerospace corporations.
Astronomer, current director of SETI Program
NHL Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender, 5-time Stanley Cup Winner, Conn Smythe Trophy winner.
Author of this namesake book on baby and child care, one of the best selling books of all time.
Namesake for this bacteria commonly associated with reptiles, raw chicken, and eggs.
Actor best known for starring in Superman.
Author of 'The Good Earth,' she won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932 and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1938.
Inventor of the chicken nugget.

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