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People for the American Way

ORGANIZATION

Liberal political action group, founded 1980 by Norman Lear.

Official Website:
http://www.pfaw.org/

Founding Date:
1980

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ben Affleck
Actor
15-Aug-1972   Good Will Hunting
Alec Baldwin
Actor
3-Apr-1958   A Baldwin Brother
Ed Begley, Jr.
Actor
16-Sep-1949   Meet the Applegates
John H. Buchanan, Jr.
Politician
19-Mar-1928   Congressman from Alabama, 1965-81
Erwin Chemerinsky
Scholar
14-May-1953   Legal Scholar
Jan Hammer
Musician
17-Apr-1948   Wrote the theme for Miami Vice
Melissa Harris-Perry
Author
c. 1972   Barbershops, Bibles, and BET
Bianca Jagger
Model
2-May-1945   First wife of Mick Jagger
Barbara Jordan
Politician
21-Feb-1936 17-Jan-1996 Gave 1976 Democratic keynote speech
Norman Lear
Film/TV Producer
27-Jul-1922   Creator of All in the Family
Kweisi Mfume
Politician
24-Oct-1948   Former Congressman, CEO of the NAACP
Arthur Miller
Playwright
17-Oct-1915 10-Feb-2005 Death of a Salesman
Ralph Neas
Activist
17-May-1946   People for the American Way
Gregory Peck
Actor
5-Apr-1916 12-Jun-2003 To Kill A Mockingbird
William F. Schulz
Activist
14-Nov-1949   Director, Amnesty International, 1994-2006
Stanley K. Sheinbaum
Activist
12-Jun-1920   Publisher, New Perspectives Quarterly
Deborah Tannen
Linguist
7-Jun-1951   You Just Don't Understand
Nicholas G. Thacher
Diplomat
20-Aug-1915 11-Mar-2002 US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1970-73
Kathleen Turner
Actor
19-Jun-1954   Romancing the Stone
Ruth Westheimer
Talk Show Host
4-Jun-1928   4'7" of concentrated sex


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