Deep Throat is the pseudonym given to the secret informant who provided information to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein of The Washington Post in 1972 about the involvement of United States President Richard Nixon's administration in what came to be known as the Watergate scandal. Thirty-one years after Nixon's resignation and eleven years after Nixon's death, Deep Throat was revealed to be former Federal Bureau of Investigation Associate Director Mark Felt.
Jim Bridger (1804-1881) - An accomplished trapper, scout, and mountain man, Bridger was born on March 17, 1804 in Richmond, Virginia. At the age of 17, Bridger joined General William Ashley's Upper Missouri Expedition and was one of the first non-Indians to see the natural wonders of what would become Yellowstone Park.In 1824, he was the first white man to see the Great Salt Lake, which he believed to be an arm of the Pacific Ocean. He died on his farm near Kansas City on July 17, 1881.
George Washington (February 22, 1732 - December 14, 1799) was the first (1789 - 1797) President of the United States of America and is recognized by Americans as "The Father of His Country." (The earliest known image in which Washington is identified as such is on the cover of the circa 1778 Pennsylvania German almanac, Lancaster: Gedruckt bey Francis Bailey . This identifies Washington as "Landes Vater" or Father of the Land .)
Harriet Tubman - American bondwoman who escaped from slavery in the south to become a leading abolitionist before the Civil War. She led hundreds of bondsmen to freedom in North along the route of the Underground Railroad.
Along with Meriwether Lewis, William (August 1, 1770 – September 1, 1838) Clark led the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1803 to 1806 across the Louisiana Purchase to the Pacific Ocean, and claimed the Pacific Northwest for the United States. Before the expedition, he served in a militia and the United States Army. Afterward, he served in a militia and as governor of the Missouri Territory. From 1822 until his death in 1838, he served as Superintendent of Indian Affairs.