Kisses for My President was released in 1964, the same decade where women finally saw change, the decade that changed the course of how Americans would view women in the near future, and finally the decade that was full of promises for American women. The historical significance of Kisses for My President is why such a comical film was chosen for discussion. The motion picture, Kisses for My President, is about Leslie McCloud (Polly Bergen) whom becomes the first female president of the United States and her husband Thad McCloud (Fred MacMurray) who tries to adjust to the duties that were once reserved for a First Lady. As expected, President McCloud’s family begins to fall apart and the McCloud children begin to become troublesome, all while Leslie is handling the duties of a President. Leslie handles her career as President well throughout the film, but the film concludes with Madame President resigning due to an unexpected pregnancy.
She has influenced people all around the world, especially women. She was a prime example of a strong, successful, independent woman. Kate carries her feminist views in her works by showcasing women’s independence and equality. Kate Chopin was born in St. Louis, Missouri, she was born on February 8, 1850 and died on August 22, 1904. Kate was raised solely by her mother which meant her household was dominated by woman.
In Biography.com it states,” Diana is an american pop singer,actress,and record producer. ”Diana Ross has won a lot of awards. Last year in 2016 she got the presidential medal of freedom,and in 2007 she got an award for all of her hard work.
It was the first time anyone had been invited to read a poem since John F. Kennedy invited Robert Frost in 1961. Angelou was the first African American and the first women honored in this way. Angelou felt that Clinton made the request because "he understood that I (Angelou) am the kind of person who really does bring people together.” (qtd, in Manegold, 1993) Her strong and influential poem reached millions of television viewers.
In 1983, she moved to Chicago to host a morning talk show which soon became the highest rated morning talk show in the city. Within 2 years, the show was broadcasted nationally. Oprah was the wealthiest African American of the 20th Century. A lot of her success comes from her ability to relate to people. Jackie Robinson Jackie Robinson was the 1st African American to play
Marilyn Monroe was born with the name Norma Jeane but then in 1956 she legally changed her name to the name we all know her by, Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn was in and out of foster homes throughout her childhood. Although, there are many iconic and influential people in the world Marilyn Monroe has been the most influential. Marilyn Monroe was often described as very sweet, humble, and generous. She was very intelligent.
Whitney Elizabeth Houston was one of the most popular singers, producers, actors and models from the 80’s through the 90’s. She is better known by musical albums: “My Love Is Your Love”, “I’m Your Baby Tonight”, “The Bodyguard” and the lead role in the film “The Bodyguard”. She was born on August 9, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, to Cissy and John Houston. Her mother also was a singer who’s career affected on Whitney’s future. The Houston’s family had moved to East Orange right after the 1967 the Newark riots.
That made the label decide to establish the ‘race-records’ series with Bessie the star of them. The series first issued Bessie’s ‘Cemetery Blues’. She made a total of 159 titles which were issued by Columbia Records. The third and final volume was released on 1931. (Whitehead,
The second reason I think Oprah Winfrey is an influential person is because of her selflessness. Oprah is known for being the first African American woman to become a billionaire, having an estimated net worth of $3 billion. While many people would say that if they had that much money they would buy many things for themselves, Oprah uses her money to donate to charities. Oprah has donated to help many people by donating to charities such as Morehouse College, the United Negro College Fund, and where she studied, Tennessee
Anthony, a rising leader in the woman's suffrage movement, made outstanding contributions for women to gain the right to vote. Susan was a leading force in merging the Woman's Right Society and the Anti-Slavery Society into one organization named American Equal Rights Association. Susan could hardly gain these achievements without her important partner, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who encouraged her to reside the meeting and collaborated with her on various movements for many years. The first meeting that could be regarded as the warm-up of the woman's suffrage movement was held in the home of Stanton, whose enthusiasm and leadership had a significant impact on Susan. Susan remained unmarried during her lifetime and devoted much of her time to the cause of woman’s rights.
Once she did this, she invented hair lotion. She is a very inspirational woman, but she still gets overlooked for Lil Wayne and Drake. NUMBER 2 One of the most prolific African American inventors of all time is Fredrick McKinley. He is responsible for inventing several
Have you ever been interested in knowing about a pretty blonde actress? Well Blake Lively, star of the hit show Gossip Girl, is one many people would like to know more about. This essay will help you do that. The young actress, who has been in many films, started her career at age 17. The following paragraphs will inform you on some background information of her pre-career life, fill you in on her current status, and help share her thoughts and accomplishments with you.
Oprah Winfrey transformed daytime television and became one of the most influential women in American media. From a humble beginning growing up poor in Mississippi, Oprah managed to overcome her struggles and rise as a multi billionaire and household name with a following of millions of viewers. My main concern researching Oprah is in what respects was she able to influence people? I look into the many ways that Oprah has influenced her viewers and American culture, as well as how she could connect with so many people. Upon reading on the progressive changes she’s caused, my thesis developed into how Oprah used her stardom positively to influence people and change lives.
Not all Hollywood starlettes are just glitz and glam. Like many, Natalie Portman has been involved in charity efforts and has become somewhat of an activist for beliefs and ideas she believes in. Above all that she holds her education highest. Born June 9, 1981, Neta-Lee Herslag in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only daughter of a doctor and an artist, with duel American-Israel citizenship.