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Women Who Changed the World

Rita Moreno To Receive The 2014 SAG Life Achievement Award - She is more than a pretty face. She was one of the voices of human rights during the marches of DC with HB.

One of the most amazing stories of any Titanic survivors, Violet Constance Jessop was an ocean liner stewardess and a nurse who survived the sinking of both the RMS Titanic and the HMHS Britannic in 1912 and 1916. Even more amazingly, she had been aboard the Britannic’s other sister ship the RMS Olympic when it nearly sank after colliding with the naval vessel the HMS Hawke in 1911.

Catherine de Médici (1519-89), queen of France (1547-59) and mother of the last three Valois kings of France. She was a major force in French politics during the 30 years of Roman Catholic-Huguenot wars and an instigator of the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre. Catherine was born on April 13, 1519, in Florence, Italy, the daughter of the Florentine ruler Lorenzo de' Medici, called Lorenzo the Magnificent. In 1533 she married the duc d'Orléans, who became king of France in 1547 as Henr...