Tuesday, November 29, 2011

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Name and Picture Index

Rita Lavelle
Pages: 5, 50
Role: EPA, Superfund head


Margaret Quinn
Pages: 6
Role: University of Massachusetts Industrial Hygiene



 
Linda Nash
Pages: 10
Role: Author, "Inescapable Ecologies"  



 
Ray Bradbury
Pages:11-12, 16-17, 135
Role: Author, "Dandelion Wine"



 
  Jacques Marquette
Pages: 11
Role: Missionary 1673



 
William Ashworth
Page:12, 24
Role: Author, "The Late, Great Lakes"



 
Rachel Carson
Pages:13, 37, 121-122
Role: Author, "Silent Spring"



 
Reference
Robert Sabonjian
Pages: 14-15, 45, 47
Role: Waukegan mayor 1957-77, 1895-89



 
Richard J. Daley
Pages:14
Role: Chicago mayor 1955-1976
Biography



Kenan Heise
Page:15
Role: Author, "Chicago Originals"


Heise, K., & Baumann, E. (1995). Chicago originals: a cast of the city's colorful characters
                                   (Expanded and updated [ed.]. ed.). Chicago: Bonus Books.

Edward Baumann
Page:15
Role: Author, "Chicago Originals"



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Marlena Cannon
Pages:15
Role: Outboard Marine spokeswoman 1998



Sinclair Lewis
Pages:16
Role: Writer



 
Jerry Dennis
Pages:22
Role: Naturalist, native of Great Lakes area



Jon Kotlier
Pages:28,31,124-124
Role: Nichols's Husband



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Jacob Nichols
Pages: 33,35,58-59,109,116-117
Role: Nichols's Son



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Soren Jensen
Pages:37-38
Role: Swedish chemist, worked with DDT discovered PCBs



Gary Cooper
Pages:40
Role: Actor, did commercials for Outboard Marine


 
Ole Evinrude
Pages:40
Role: Engineer, made first detachable boat motor in 1908


 
David Carpenter
Pages:46
Role: Director of the Institute for Health and the Environment in Albany, New York



Craig Colten
Page:47
Role: Author, "The Road to Love Canal"



  
Peter Skinner (middle)
Pages:47
Role: Author, "The Road to Love Canal"



Jimmy Carter
Pages:49,106-107
Role: 39th U.S. President (D)


Ronald Reagan
Pages:49-50
Role: 40th U.S. President (R)


 
Anne Gorsuch
Pages:49
Role: Head of EPA appointed by Reagan







Reference
 Evan Craig
Page: 51
Role: Sierra Club, Team leader for Great Lakes Committee







Reference
Theo Colborn
Page:54-55,83
Role: Doctor of Zoology, worked on Great Lakes project 
for Conservation Foundation in Washington D.C.







Reference
John Snow
Page: 64
Role: English physician, Inventor of epidemiology





Reference
Sandra Steingraber
Page:68
Role: Author, "Living Downstream"





Reference
Rainer Maria Rilke
Page: 70
Role: Poet



 
Lewis Carroll 
Page: 72
Role: Author, "Through the Looking-Glass"







Judah Folkman
Page:72
Role: Cancer Researcher at Children's Hospital in Boston



 
Galen, Claudius
Page:73
Role: Greek physician (in Rome), surgeon, and philosopher




James Olson
Page: 73, 105
Role: Historian, Author, "Bathsheba Breast"



 
Bernardino Ramazzini
Page:73-74
Role: Professor of Medicine at University of Padua



 
W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden
Pages:74
Role: Poet




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Miss Gee
Fictional Character



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Ethel Sloane
Pages:75
Role:Author, "The Biology of Women"


 
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Bill Sells
Pages:78
Role:Ran Johns-Manville Plant in early 1970s




Paul Brodeur
Page: 78
Role: Author, "Outrageous Misconduct"



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Brad Bradley
Page:78-79
Role: EPA official overseer of Johns-Manville plant cleanup








Mary Lou Ballweg
Pages: 82
Role: Founder and President of Endometriosis Association







Arthur Frank
Page: 85, 120
Role: Canadian sociologist and cancer survivor







Sherwin Nuland
Page: 86
Role: Physician of a patient being screened for breast cancer




Alexander Pope
Pages: 92
Role: 18th-century English poet
Biography




John Singer Sargent
Pages: 95
Role: Artist, Portrait Painter, 1856-1925, "Gassed,"



 
 Edmund Russell
Pages: 95
Role: Author, "War and Nature"




Jennifer Lee
Pages: 96
Role: New York Times reporter, National Desk; 1976-present



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Mike Gall
Pages: 97
Role: Toxicologist at Cancer Institute in New Jersey, 
treated for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma  




Alice Munro 
Pages:100
Role: Author, "Lives of Girls and Women"





Reference
Robert Proctor 
Page: 102, 114
Role: Professor at Stanford University, 
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology




Daniela Dinulescu
Page: 103
Role: Romanian researcher at MIT, 
created first mouse model of ovarian cancer in 2004




Conrad Volz 
Page:104
Role: Co-director of exposure assessment at the Cancer Institute



 
 Reference
Bill (William) Thilly 
Page:104
Role: Director of MIT's Center for Environmental Health Sciences



 
Lance Armstrong 
Page: 115-117,120-121
Role: Professional Cyclist/ Hero to many



 
Susan Sontag
Page: 118
Role: Author, "Illness as  Metaphor"



 
Betty Ford 
Page: 118
Role: Wife of 41st U,S, President Gerald Ford (R)



 
Betty Rollin
Page: 119
Role: New York newswoman, author of "First, You Cry"



 
Happy Rockefeller
Page: 119
Role: Wife of U.S. VP Nelson Rockefeller (R)



 
Dorothy Freeman
Page: 122
Role: Friend with which Rachel Carson related her disease to chemical exposure




Abraham Lincoln
Page: 122
Role: 16th U.S. President (W)


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Robert Joiner
Page: 15-2127,160n3
Role: Electrician for Water and Light Department in Thomasville, Georgia.
Worked with PCB in fluids in transformers made by GE. Sued GE




John Paul Stevens
Pages: 127
Role: Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court



 
Christopher de Rosa
Pages:130-131
Role: Senior Administrator and Toxicologist at CDC



 
John Dingell 
Page:131
Role: U.S. House of Representatives, Michigan (D) 



 
Bart Stupak 
Page:131
Role: U.S. House of Representatives, Michigan (D) 



 
Casey Bukro 
Page: 137
Role: "Chicago Tribune" Reporter 1970s-2007



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Kevin Adler
Page: 139
Role: EPA Remedial Project Manager







Mary Gade 
Page: 139
Role: The Region 5 Administrator for the EPA