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Entries by Kate Kelly from 09/2012

First American Woman to Build a Cosmetics Empire: Harriet Hubbard Ayer

| Posted 09.17.2012 | Books

Though Rubinstein and Arden seem like they must have been business pioneers, they were not the first American woman to build and run a beauty empire.

The Quack's Daughter: A True Story About the Private Life of a Victorian College Girl

| Posted 09.24.2012 | Books

Sometimes an author doesn't have to choose a subject; sometimes the subject chooses the author. This was the case for author and historian Greta Nettleton.

Has the Kennedy Center Ignored Latinos?

| Posted 09.26.2012 | Arts

Only two artists of Hispanic descent have been honored in the last 35 years -- Spanish tenor and conductor Placido Domingo (2000) and actress, singer, and dancer Chita Rivera (2002).