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Barthelme, Donald(Encyclopedia)Barthelme, Donald bärt´lm [key], 1931–89, American writer, b. Philadelphia. The son of an architect, he grew up in Texas, moved (1962) to New York City, worked as a curator and an editor, and ...
Winnicott, Donald(Encyclopedia)Winnicott, Donald, 1896–1971, British psychoanalyst, pediatrician, and child psychiatrist. He worked at the Paddington Green Children's Hospital in London for over 40 years, beginning in 1923, where...
Tusk, Donald(Encyclopedia)Tusk, Donald toosk [key], 1957–, Polish political leader, prime minister of Poland (2007–14), b. Gdask. After studying history at Gdask Univ., he became active in the Solidarity movement in ...
McKay, Donald(Encyclopedia)McKay, Donald mk´, mk´ [key], 1810–80, American shipbuilder, b. Nova Scotia. He opened his own shipyard in Newburyport, Mass., in 1841, then moved to Boston in 1845. He grew celebrated as ...
Hall, Donald(Encyclopedia)Hall, Donald (Donald Andrew Hall, Jr.), 1928–2018, American poet, b. New Haven, Conn., grad. Harvard (B.A., 1951), Oxford (1953). He published more than 50 books, ranging from poetry, short stories,...
Cargill, Donald(Encyclopedia)Cargill, Donald, 1619?–1681, Scottish Covenanter. He was a minister in Glasgow from c.1655 until 1662, when he was expelled for denouncing the Restoration and resisting the establishment of the epis...
short story(Encyclopedia)short story, brief prose fiction. The term covers a wide variety of narratives—from stories in which the main focus is on the course of events to studies of character, from the short short story to ...
Regan, Donald Thomas(Encyclopedia)Regan, Donald Thomas r´gn [key], 1918–2003, U.S. government official and financier, b. Cambridge, Mass. A graduate of Harvard (B.A. 1940), he went to work (1946) at a brokerage house that becam...
Henderson, Donald Ainslie(Encyclopedia)Henderson, Donald Ainslie, 1928–2016, American physician instrumental in eradicating smallpox, b. Lakewood, Ohio, M.D. Univ. of Rochester, 1954, M.P.H. Johns Hopkins, 1960. He joined (1955) the Epid...
Cram, Donald James(Encyclopedia)Cram, Donald James, 1919–2001, American chemist, b. Chester, Vt., Ph.D. Harvard, 1947. A professor at the Univ. of California at Los Angeles, Cram expanded on the work of Charles J. Pedersen by synt...
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