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Real-Life Rosie the Riveter Is Dead at 86

Geraldine Hoff Doyle's face became Rosie the Riveter's

(Newser) - Meet the real Rosie the Riveter. The woman who inspired the "We Can Do It!" poster during World War II that was embraced as a feminist symbol in the 1980s is dead at age 86, reports the New York Times . Geraldine Hoff Doyle was working in a Michigan... More »

Farrah: 'America's Ideal of Itself'

(Newser) - Farrah Fawcett’s time as a superstar may have been short, but she played her entire life—and career—with grace, Richard Corliss writes in Time. And no one can forget her 1970s heyday. “If the big, bulky computers of the day could have programmed America’s ideal of... More »

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