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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Schlesinger, Arthur Meier 1888-1965. American historian whose works include The Rise of the City (1933). His son Arthur Meier, Jr. (1917-2007), also a historian, was an adviser to President John F. Kennedy, whose administration is chronicled in A Thousand Days (1965).
  • Schlesinger, John Richard 1926-2003. British director whose works include the motion pictures Far From the Madding Crowd (1967) and Midnight Cowboy (1969), which both won Academy Awards.

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  • n. United States historian and advisor to President Kennedy (born in 1917)
  • n. United States historian (1888-1965)

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