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|historical people||New York: New York City||2076||Morehouse, Lyda. Archangel Protocol. New York: Penguin Putnam (2001); pg. 150.||"As a Unitarian, I have always believed that if there is a God and he does directly influence Earth via messengers such as angels, he would probably do so through real people, like Sojourner Truth, Martin Luther King, Jr., etc. So why electronic angels, why such an obvious move from God. . . . "|
|historical people||New York: New York City: Harlem||1920||Barnes, Steven. Far Beyond the Stars (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 90.||Pg. 90: "There were art showings by Ramare Bearden, William H. Johnson, and Richmond Barthe; comedy and jazz at theaters on every corner of every neighborhood. Oh, things were swinging then. The names Jackie 'Moms' Mabley, Pigmeat Markham, James P. Johnson, Fats Waller and Willie 'the Lion' Smith (oh, that Harlem Stride!), Fletcher Henderson, Duke Ellington, Chick Webb.
The legends: Louis Armstrong and Bessie Smith on the same stage at the Apollo. Coleman Hawkins tearin' it down across the street from the theater where Ethel Waters blew the ceiling to kingdom come. " [Other refs., not in DB.]
|historical people||New York: New York City: Harlem||1947||Barnes, Steven. Far Beyond the Stars (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 91.||Pg. 90-91: "And the Bepop days, just after the Second War, when giants like Charlie Parker, Dizzie Gillespie, and Thelonious Monk "; Pg. 91: A. Philip Randolph; W.E.B. Du Bois; Marcus Garvey|
|historical people||North Carolina||1995||Lisle, Holly & Chris Guin. Mall, Mayhem and Magic. New York: Baen (1995); pg. 27.||Pg. 27: George Washington; General Robert E. Lee; Pg. 28: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (also pg. 29); Pg. 139: "...sort of guy who loved those conspiracy theories about JFK and the Mafia and the Communists and aliens from outer space. "|
|historical people||North Dakota||1996||McDevitt, Jack. Ancient Shores. New York: HarperCollins (1996); pg. 363.||Pg. 363: Jay Gould, paleontologist; Charles Curran, theologian; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., historian; Pg. 364: Scott Carpenter, astronaut; Gregory Benford, astrophysicist and novelist; Harry Markowitz, economist; Richard Wilbur, poet; David Schramm, astrophysicist; Stephen Hawking, physicist; Walter Schirra, astronaut; Ursula K. Le Guin, novelist; Pg. 365: Carl Sagan, astronomer [These people appears as characters in the novel. More about them, pg. 366-369.]|
|historical people||Ontario||1992||Huff, Tanya. Blood Trail. New York: DAW Books (1992); pg. 234.||Alexander Graham Bell|
|historical people||Ontario||1996||Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 204.||"'Much of Sousa's work echoes older, equally controversial studies, such as the research made public in 1989 by Philippe Rushton [still image of Rushton, a surprisingly handsome white man in his mid-forties], a psychologist at the University of Western Ontario in Canada, and the conclusions in the contentious 1994 best-seller The Bell Curve...' "|
|historical people||Ontario||2002||Sawyer, Robert J. Hominids. New York: Tor (2002); pg. 17.||Pg. 17: Stephen Hawking; Pg. 27: Darwin; Pg. 94: Stephen Hawking; Pg. 165: "...a copy of A Brief History of Time when Stephen Hawking came to Sudbury... "; Pg. 235: Leonid Brezhnev; Pg. 297: Richard Dawkins; Guy Paul Morin; Pg. 298: Donald Marshall, Jr.; David Milgaard; Pg. 314: Bachler; Erik Trinkaus; Nowell and Chase [Neanderthal researchers. A number of other paleo-anthropologists are mentioned by name.]; Pg. 349: "Invitations sent to Ponter Boddit for all-expense-paid visits received c/o the Sudbury Star: Disneyland... Buckingham Palace; the Kennedy Space Center... Also submitted: offers of meetings with the French and Mexican presidents; the Japanese prime minister and royal family; the Pope; the Dalai Lama; nelson Mandela; Stephen Hawking, and Anna Nicole Smith. "; Pg. 376: Stephen Jay Gould; Pg. 380: Roger Penrose, author of The Emperor's New Mind; "an anesthesiologist named Hameroff "|
|historical people||Ontario: Toronto||1982||Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 21.||Ronald Reagan; Pierre Trudeau (prime minister of Canada)|
|historical people||Oregon||1579 C.E.||Knight, Damon. The Man in the Tree. New York: Berkley Books (1984); pg. 20.||"Ponderosa pine, Oregon white oak. Some of them were full-grown in 1579, when Sir Francis Drake sailed up the Pacific coast looking for a northwest passage. "|
|historical people||Oregon||1805||Knight, Damon. The Man in the Tree. New York: Berkley Books (1984); pg. 12.||"Dog River, Oregon, named after the stream discovered by Lewis and Clark in 1805... originally named Labeasche, after Francis Labiche... "|
|historical people||Pennsylvania||1844||Friesner, Esther. "An Old Man's Summer " in Alternate Generals (Harry Turtledove, ed.) New York: Baen (1998); pg. 125.||[Apparently Abraham Lincoln is the protagonist (first person narrator) of this story, although unnamed, pg. 128-145.] Pg. 130: "His secretary Ann Whitman... Goodpaster... Dr. Snyder "; Pg. 135: "He has the sort of nose that would look well in profile on an ancient Roman coin, through his eyes hold too much melancholy to serve him as a Caesar. "; Pg. 136: General Meade; Pg. 141: General [Robert E.] Lee|
|historical people||Peru||1530 C.E.||Blom, Suzanne Alles. Inca: The Scarlet Fringe. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (2000); pg. 103.||Pg. 103: "The man smiled his approval, and then, putting his hand on his chest, said, 'Francisco Pizarro.' " [Francisco Pizarro, introduced here, is a major character in the novel. This is an alternative history novel, and some other historical figures from of Spain from the time period are mentioned, as well as some actual historical Incans.]; Pg. 255: King Carlos|
|historical people||Quebec||1982||Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 34.||Pg. 34: Francis Crick; James Watson; Maurice Wilkins; Rosalind Franklin [discoverers of the double helix DNA structure]; Pg. 36: James D. Watson|
|historical people||Roman Empire||-400 B.C.E.||Linaweaver, Brad. "And To The Republic For Which It Stands " in Alternate Generals (Harry Turtledove, ed.) New York: Baen (1998); pg. 58.||[Julius Caesar is the main character of this story, pg. 58-65.]; Pg. 61: Cicero; Calphurnia; Alexander the Great; Pg. 64: Brutus; Cassius; Pg. 65: Mark Antony|
|historical people||Roman Empire||200 C.E.||Carl, Lillian Stewart. "The Test of Gold " in Alternate Generals (Harry Turtledove, ed.) New York: Baen (1998); pg. 1.||Pg. 1: Caligula; C. Marcus Valerius [the story's narrator]; Nero Augustus; Catus Decianus [refs. to historical people throughout story.]|
|historical people||Roman Empire||307 C.E.||Bradley, Marion Zimmer & Diana L. Paxson Priestess of Avalon. New York: Viking (2001); pg. 290.|| "'But Virgin himself was a pagan--' I observed.
'He was,' answered Lactantius, 'but so noble in soul that the light of God was able to reach him, as it did so many of our greatest poets, men of the highest genius. Seneca and Maro and Cicero, of our own Roman writers, and Plato and Aristotle and Thales and many another among the Greeks, all touch upon the truth in places, and only the custom of their times, which insisted that God was not One, but many, caused them to continue to honor false gods.' "
|historical people||Roman Empire||620 C.E.||Douglas, L. Warren. The Veil of Years. New York: Baen (2001); pg. 89.||Pg. 89: Hannibal; Julius Caesar; Pg. 114: Alexander [Other historical people mentioned, not in DB.]|
|historical people||Roman Empire||620 C.E.||Douglas, L. Warren. The Veil of Years. New York: Baen (2001); pg. 383.||"Now as she unrolled the scroll, she noted that the ink at the end was no less dark than at the beginning. She skimmed familiar passages near the end, and much to her relief found nothing changed. Other books were similarly untouched: Augustine had written The City Of God when he had written it in her original history, and Caesar's De Bello Gallico occupied the exact moment as before. And yes, Maurius had ordered his fossa, his canal, dug in 104 B.C., and had bested the Teutons in 102 B.C. "|
|historical people||Romania||1989||Bear, Greg. Vitalis. New York: Ballantine (2002); pg. 283.||"Nicolae Ceausescu, former dictator of Romania, recruiting his core bodyguards from orphanages, raising kids from childhood to serve in a kind of Praetorian Guard. He had been deposed and executed in 1989. His kids had supported him fanatically to the very end. They had had to be put down like rabid dogs. "|
|historical people||Solar System||2050||Benford, Gregory. Jupiter Project. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1980); pg. 143.||Pg. 143: Columbus; Pg. 144: Michelangelo|
|historical people||Solar System||2050||Bova, Ben. "Sam and the Prudent Jurist " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1997); pg. 227.||Orville and Wilbur Wright|
|historical people||Solar System||2200||Hawke, Simon. The Whims of Creation. New York: Warner Books (1995); pg. 2.||Pg. 2: "Sim memories of old Tsiolkovsky, the ever-present Russian dreamer... followed by Robert Goddard, the shy, contemplative American who had forecast the ultimate migration. He sensed others--Hermann Oberth, Wernher von Braun, Eugene Sanger, Yuri Gagarin. Ulysses shared the melancholy reminiscence of the captain as he recalled the spirits of the dead ones: Grissom, White, Chaffee, McAuliffe, Resnik, Onizuka. . . . Arthur C. Clarke... "; Pg., 81: Hippocrates|
|historical people||Solar System||2276||Clarke, Arthur C. Imperial Earth. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1976); pg. 53.||"Now it was approaching the lower slopes of Mount Shackleton, the well-behaved little volcano which, after much careful thought, the original settlers had decided to accept as a neighbor... " [More about this mountain, e.g. pg. 56. It is named after the famous Antarctic explorer. A few historical people, such as Einstein, George Washington (pg. 83, 105-107), mentioned, not in DB.]|
|historical people||Solar System||2354||Ferguson, Brad & Kathi Ferguson. The Haunted Starship (Star Trek: TNG: Starfleet Academy). New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 1.||"Bernardo O'Higgins Sanchez was in the main storage bay of the U.S.S. Benjamin Franklin... Benjamin Franklin was ready to leave her berth at Spacedock. " [Much of the novel takes place aboard this ship. Refs. throughout.]|
|historical people||South Africa||1950||Berliner, Janet. "A Case for Justice " in Alternate Generals (Harry Turtledove, ed.) New York: Baen (1998); pg. 181.||[Jan Christian Smuts is the main character of the story, pg. 181-189. Other refs., not in DB.]; Pg. 189-191, 196: Winston Churchill; Pg. 196: Pres. Theodore Roosevelt; King George V; Queen Mary; Queen Elizabeth [Other refs.]|
|historical people||South Dakota||1999||Cerasini, Marc. Godzilla 2000. New York: Random House (1997); pg. 236.||"The image on the central monitor changed. It now showed a familiar landmark--Mount Rushmore, with the faces of America's four most revered leaders carved into its cliff face; George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. "|
|historical people||Texas||1925||Sanders, William. "Billy Mitchell's Overt Act " in Alternate Generals (Harry Turtledove, ed.) New York: Baen (1998); pg. 155.||"General William 'Billy' Mitchell is reported in critical condition following a crash at Fort Sam Houston, Texas... " [Many other refs., not in DB. As the title indicates, Billy Mitchell is the main character of the story.];Pg. 156: Calvin Coolidge; Burke Davis; Pg. 157: General Douglas MacArthur; Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker; Pg. 164: Truman|
|historical people||Texas||1994||Anthony, Patricia. Happy Policeman. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1994); pg. 22.||"'Don't you get it? There is no one left out there. Reagan dropped the bomb. He dropped the damn bomb, Wittie. You thought Mondale and Carter were pussies. Well, was nuclear war macho enough, DeWitt? "|
|historical people||Texas||1996||Leon, Mark. The Unified Field. New York: Avon Books (1996); pg. 277.||Stephen F. Austin; Sam Houston; George Washington; Abraham Lincoln; Newton; Einstein; John Lennon|
|historical people||Texas: Dallas||1963||Knight, Damon. "I See You " in One Side Laughing. New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; 1976); pg. 61.||"By trial and error, Sith has found the settings for Dallas, November 22, 1963: Dealey Plaza, 12:25 P.M. He sees the Presidential motorcade making the turn onto Elm Street. Kennedy slumps forward, raising his hands to his throat. " [More.]|
|historical people||Thailand||2021||Wilson, Robert Charles. The Chronoliths. New York: Tor (2001); pg. 28.||Marco Polo|
|historical people||Tran||1996||Pournelle, Jerry & Roland Green. Tran. New York: Baen (1996); pg. 92.||Pg. 92: "What was it Samuel Johnson said about se? 'The expense is damnable, the position is ridiculous, and the pleasure is fleeting.' Yep. Just now I can sympathize. "; Pg. 248: "'What are we in for? The classic confrontation between Church and State? Becket and Henry II, played out there? "; Pg. 389: "'Do you know they have a complete Ptolemy's Life of Alexander the Great here on Tran?'
'You mean Arrian's?'
'No, Ptolemy's. The one written by Alexander's own best general and half-brother after he was King of Egypt. Arrian probably used it, but on Earth it's been lost for centuries. Octavia gave Ganton a copy as a wedding present...' "; Pg. 609: Louis XIV of France
|historical people||United Kingdom||1891||Baxter, Stephen. The Time Ships. New York: HarperCollins (1995); pg. xv.||Pg. xv: Darwin; Pg. 66: "But I did not follow up this intriguing notion--the obvious question to ask was, 'In the absence of a God, then, what is the purpose of all of your lives?' for I was entranced by the idea of how Mr. Darwin, with all his modern critics in the Churches, would have loved to have witnessed this ultimate triumph of his ideas over the Religionists! "; Pg. 95, 117, 208-209, 218-231: Kurt Godel (many more refs.); Pg. 135: Disraeli; Pg. 209: Einstein; Pg. 361: Bismarck; the Kaiser; Pg. 424: Darwin [Names of some other historical people. May be a number of historical names associated with World War I, beginning about pg. 184.]|
|historical people||United Kingdom||1942||Lee, Stan & Stan Timmons. The Alien Factor. New York: ibooks, inc. (2002; c. 2001); pg. 37.||Pg. 37: "Who would be the best man for the Allies to exploit: Giraud, DeGaulle, or the collaborationist Darlan? "; Rommel; Pg. 47: King George Vi, king of England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Pg. 123: Churchill; Pg. 189: Alexander the Great [Some other refs. to historical people, not in DB.]|
|historical people||United Kingdom||1996||Knight, Damon. Humpty Dumpty: An Oval. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 102.||Pg. 102: "Anatole France was right: the unclad female body is not half as erotic as the same body artfully dressed... "; Pg. 103: Pascal; Cleopatra|
|historical people||United Kingdom||2370||Johnson, Kij & Greg Cox. Dragon's Honor (Star Trek: TNG). New York: Pocket Books (1996); pg. 152.||Pg. 16: "Even on Earth, centuries past, the fate of nations had often been determined by a royal monarch or two, and a failed union could have cataclysmic consequences. Just look at Henry the Eighth, he thought, not to mention Charles and Diana . . . "; Pg. 152: "Years ago, during a brief sabbatical on Earth, Picard had visited Hampton Court, the summer palace of King Henry VIII, and toured the enormous kitchens that had once provided for the British monarch's many lavish feasts. "|
|historical people||United Kingdom: England||1955||Lewis, C.S. The Magician's Nephew (Narnia #6). New York: Macmillan (1970; c. 1955); pg. 111.||"'...I have discovered a world where everything is bursting with life and growth. Columbus, now, they talk about Columbus. But what was America to this?...' "|
|historical people||United Kingdom: England||1987||Adams, Douglas. Dirk Gentley's Holistic Detective Agency. New York: Simon and Schuster (1987); pg. 13.||"Well, " said Reg, slowly, "since you're interested, the chair was originally instituted by King George the Third, who, as you know, entertained a number of amusing notions, including the belief that one of the trees in Windsor Great Park was in fact Frederick the Great. "|
|historical people||United Kingdom: England||1987||Adams, Douglas. Dirk Gentley's Holistic Detective Agency. New York: Simon and Schuster (1987); pg. 36-44.||[Much about Coleridge, and the entire poem "Kubla Khan " is quoted. The poem is broken up and included as part of the narrative. The chapter describes a person reading the poem as part of the annual Coleridge Dinner, held at St Cedd's College in honor of the poet, who is said (in this novel) to have been a student there.]|
|historical people||United Kingdom: England||1987||Adams, Douglas. Dirk Gentley's Holistic Detective Agency. New York: Simon and Schuster (1987); pg. 117.||Pg. 117: "...I incline to the quantum mechanical view in this matter. My theory is that your cat is not lost, but that his waveform is tempporarily collapsed and must be restored. Schrodinger. Planck. And so on. "; Pg. 122: Schrodinger's Cat (also pg. 183); Pg. 131: From out of its branches the Electric Monk dropped onto the horse's back, with a cry which sounded suspiciously like "Geronimo. "; Pg. 146: Newton; Einstein; Pg. 153: George the Third; Pg. 199: Cleopatra|
|historical people||United Kingdom: England||2370||Friedman, Michael Jan. All Good Things . . . (Star Trek: TNG). New York: Pocket Books (1994); pg. 169.||"'...In an ideal situation, I would hold the Lucasian Chair, which was also held by Sir Isaac Newton, Dr. Stephen Hawking, and Torar Olaffok... But that is only a possibility. Perhaps I will remain in Starfleet.' "|
|historical people||United Kingdom: England||2395||Friedman, Michael Jan. All Good Things . . . (Star Trek: TNG). New York: Pocket Books (1994); pg. 44.|| "'...I see they treat professors pretty well at Cambridge.'
The android shrugged. 'Holding the Lucasian Chair does have its perquisites. This house originally belonged to Sir Isaac Newton when he held the position. It has since become the traditional residence.' "
|historical people||United Kingdom: London||1720||Keyes, J. Gregory. Newton's Cannon. New York: Ballantine (1998)||[Back cover] "1681: Sir Isaac Newton turns his restless mind to the ancient art of alchemy. He achieves an unprecedented breakthrough, unleashing Philosopher's Mercury, a primal source of matter and a key to manipulating the four elements of Earth, Air, Fire, and Water. Now, Louis XIV of France and George I of England battle for its control. As English armies push nearer to Paris, Louis calls for a new weapon--a mysterious device known only as Newton's Cannon.
Amidst the decadence of Versailles, courtiers and poseurs plot and scheme. And Adrienne de Montchevreuil, an impecunious noblewoman of great beauty and unsuspected talents, labors to unlock the mystery of Newton's Cannon... In Boston... a young apprentice by the name of Benjamin Franklin stumbles across a dangerous secret... " [Extensive refs. to historical people, throughout novel, not in DB. Franklin and Newton are major characters.]
|historical people||United Kingdom: London||1720||Keyes, J. Gregory. Newton's Cannon. New York: Ballantine (1998); pg. 214.||"'Sir Isaac has shown us a world of order, of poetic precision. His method has dissected light and matter and mathematics from Leibniz's mysticism. Do you truly hold that Newton's interest in history and the ancients is on par with Leibniz's absurd notion that we live in the best of all possible worlds?' " [Much more, not in DB.]|
|historical people||United Kingdom: London||1990||Byatt, A.S. Possession. New York: Random House (1991; c. 1990); pg. 20.||Pg. 20: Manet; G. F. Watts; Zola; Pg. 21: da Vinci; Pg. 29: "He acknowledges his obligations only to Shakespeare, Spinoza and Linnaeus... "; Pg. 111: Benjamin Franklin; Pg. 113: "...conversed with the spirits of Swedenborg, Descartes and Bacon. "; Pg. 164: Charles Darwin; Pg. 227: Galileo [Many other refs. to historical people throughout novel, not in DB.]|
|historical people||United Kingdom: London||2002||Knight, Damon. Why Do Birds. New York: Tor (1992); pg. 95.||[The main character meets the King of England (formerly Prince Charles), who mentions 'Di', i.e., Lady Diana the Princess of Wales. The author wrote this novel before Diana died in an automobile accident.] "The King of England advanced cordially and shook the visitor's hand as the equerry withdrew. 'It's very good of you to come, Mr. Stone. Please sit down, won't you?' In a graceful maneuver, he himself contrived to sit before the visitor could disgrace himself by a faux pas.
'Now tell me,' he continued, 'what's all this about putting the whole human race in a giant building? I think it's quite fab, and so does Di.'
'Well, Your Royal Highness,' said Stone, 'it's this way. The aliens told me...'
'Yes, and you say this event is going to take place in about twelve years?'
'I think that's what they were trying to tell me, Your Royal Highness.'
'Call me 'Sir,' if you will; it's so much shorter...' " [More, pg. 95-97.]
|historical people||United Kingdom: Scotland||1993||Katz, Welwyn Wilton. Come Like Shadows. Regina, Saskatchewan: Coteau Books (2001; 1993); pg. 227.||"Norris had played Macbeth like a lisping combination of Al Capone and Louis XIV... "|
|historical people||USA||1835||Forstchen, William R. "A Hard Day For Mother " in Alternate Generals (Harry Turtledove, ed.) New York: Baen (1998); pg. 201.||Brigadier General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, CSA is the main character in the story, pg. 201-225. [Other refs. to other historical people, not in DB.]|
|historical people||USA||1876||Thomsen, Brian M. "Bloodstained Ground " in Alternate Generals (Harry Turtledove, ed.) New York: Baen (1998); pg. 279.||Pg. 279: General Custer; Ulysses S. Grant; Pg. 291: Rutheford B. Hayes [Other refs. to other historical people, not in DB.]|
|historical people||USA||1943||Bishop, Michael. Brittle Innings. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 1.||Pg. 1: Kit Carson (also pg. 4-5, etc.); Pg. 12: Pres. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (also pg. 120, 302-313, 316-319, 374, etc.); Pg. 14: DiMaggio, Crosetti, and Rizzuto; Pg. 95: Mussolini; Pg. 105: Baby Ruth (also pg. 451); Pg. 150: Caesar's wife; Pg. 178: Eleanor Roosevelt; Pg. 227: Napoleon's Josephine; Pg. 304: John D. Rockefeller; Pg. 312: Mussolini; Pg. 501: baseball player Danny Boles (many refs. to him throughout novel) [Many historical people, not in DB, including refs. to baseball players.]|
|historical people||USA||1945||Steele, Allen. Chronospace. New York: Ace Books (2001); pg. 241.||President Truman|
|historical people||USA||1954||Knight, Damon. "Special Delivery " in The Best of Damon Knight. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1976; c. 1954); pg. 88.||Pg. 88: "...his name was Leonardo (not referring to Len but to da Vinci)... "; Pg. 96: Cyrus the Great; "...one-armed Graeco-Mede adventurer named Xanthes... "; Pg. 97: "Xanthes killed Anaxander "; Pg. 98: Cyrus; Philomenes; Pg. 102: Cyrus|
|historical people||USA||1955||McDonald, Ian. Evolution's Shore. New York: Bantam (1997; c. 1995); pg. 142.||"...was nothing other than a classic B-movie sci-fi 1950s McCarthy-paranoia flying saucer. "|
|historical people||USA||1958||Knight, Damon. "Thing of Beauty " in The Best of Damon Knight. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1976; c. 1958); pg. 111.||Picasso|
|historical people||USA||1958||Knight, Damon. "Thing of Beauty " in The Best of Damon Knight. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1976; c. 1958); pg. 118.||"Then sometimes at night, for his own amusement, he used to put the machine through its paces--for instance, set it for 'Historical figures' and 'Romantisk,' which seemed to be the machine's name for the present era... "|
|historical people||USA||1963||Dick, Philip K. Radio Free Albemuth. New York: Arbor House (1985); pg. 18.||Pg. 18: Lyndon Johnson; Pg. 19: John F. Kennedy; Dr. Martin Luther King; Bobby Kennedy; George Wallace; Richard III; Pg. 82: "'They had plotted the murders of everyone who's been assassinated: Dr. King, the two Kennedys, Jim Pike, Malcolm X, George Lincoln Rockwell the Nazi Party leader . . . all of them...' "; Pg. 105: "'...and the Party killed the Kennedys and Dr. King and Jim Pike to take power in America...' "; Pg. 115: Emperor Diocletian; Pg. 116; Caesar; Pg. 135: Einstein; Pg. 150: Stalin; Pg. 213: Alexander Hamilton; Grace Dandridge|
|historical people||USA||1964||Dick, Philip K. "Waterspider " in The Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick. New York: Kensington (2002; c. 1964); pg. 220.||Einstein|
|historical people||USA||1966||Asimov, Isaac. Fantastic Voyage. New York: bantam (1988; c. 1966); pg. 72.||[Fantastic Voyage: novelization by Isaac Asimov. Based on a screenplay by Harry Kleiner. Adaptation by David Duncan. Based on a story by Otto Klement and Jay Lewis Bixby.] "'We can't help this. It's Brownian motion.'
...Grant said, 'Whose motion?'
'Brown's, if you must know. Robert Brown, an eighteenth century Scottish botanist, who first observed it. You see, we're being bombarded by water molecules from all sides. If we were full-size, the molecules would be so tiny in comparison that their collisions wouldn't affect. However, the fact that we're tremendously miniaturized brings about the same results that would follow if we had remained constant and everything in our surroundings had been greatly magnified.' "
|historical people||USA||1972||Sallis, James. "Tissue " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 440.||[53rd american dream] Pg. 440: Neiman Marcus; Pg. 441: Ty Cobb; Pg. 443: Columbus Day|
|historical people||USA||1975||Russ, Joanna. The Female Man. New York: G. K. Hall (1977; 1975); pg. 60.||Pg. 60: "Laur is daydreaming that she's Genghis Khan. "; Pg. 67: "I never met a man yet who wanted to make it with a female Genghis Khan. "; Pg. 119: Marie of Rumania; Pg. 136: Columbus; Alger Hiss; Mata Hari; Pg. 138: Thomas Nasshe; Lady Nasshe; Pg. 153: Joan of Arc; Galileo; Pg. 192: "...as Brynhild tied up her husband in her girdle and hung him on the wall... "; Pg. 207: "She's the girl who wanted to be Genghis Khan. "; Pg. 208: "Brynhildic fantasies "|
|historical people||USA||1976||Anderson, Jack. Control. New York: Kensington Publishing Corp. (1988); pg. 121.||"Ford is nobody. Carter is somebody. Deficient though he is, he's somebody. Perhaps we'll be better off with him than with four years vacancy in the White House. Perhaps. These newspapers endorse Ronald Reagan. " [Carter also mentioned, pg. 249.]|
|historical people||USA||1976||Leigh, Stephen. "Strings " in Wild Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1986); pg. 343.||"If Reagan can knock Ford out of nomination, then the whole show's up in the air. Carter and Kennedy were both dead set against the plank... "|
|historical people||USA||1979||Ing, Dean. Soft Targets. New York: Tor (1996; c. 1979); pg. 85.||Pg. 85: "He quoted the Koran and T.E. Lawrence. "; Pg. 153: Lee Oswald; Charlie Manson|
|historical people||USA||1980||Knight, Damon. The Observers. New York: Tor (1988); pg. 60.|| "God Almighty does not hear the prayer of a Jew.
--The Reverend Bailey Smith,
President of the Southern Baptist Convention (1980) "
historical people, continued