Elinor Fuchs

Elinor Fuchs, a professor at the Yale School of Drama, has written widely on modern and contemporary theater. Among her five published books, The Death of Character won the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism. She is the co-author, with historian Joyce Antler, of an award-winning play, Year One of the Empire, and editor of Plays of the Holocaust: An International Anthology. She wrote theater criticism for The Village Voice for ten years, and has been a frequent contributor to American Theater, Theater and other publications. Her most recent book is Making an Exit: A Mother-Daughter Drama with Alzheimer’s, Machine Tools, and Laughter.

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Lillian Ruth Kessler

Lillian Ruth Kessler created a major export company for automobile parts and heavy industrial and military equipment, making her a pioneer in a business that had been exclusively male territory. In 1982, she retired from the presidency of Kessler International Corporation, the company she had founded in 1946.


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