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Schles·in·ger(shlĕs′ĭn-jər), Arthur Meier 1888-1965.
American historian whose works include The Rise of the City (1933). His son Arthur Meier, Jr. (1917-2007), also a historian, was an adviser to President John F. Kennedy, whose administration is chronicled in A Thousand Days (1965).
Schlesinger, John Richard 1926-2003.
British filmmaker whose works include Midnight Cowboy (1969), for which he won an Academy Award, and Marathon Man (1976).
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(Biography) John (Richard). 1926–2003, British film and theatre director. Films include Billy Liar (1963), Midnight Cowboy (1969), Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971), and Eye for an Eye (1995)
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Schles•in•ger(ˈʃlɛs ɪn dʒər, ˈʃleɪ zɪŋ ər)
1. Arthur Meier, 1888–1965, U.S. historian.
2. his son, Arthur Meier, Jr., born 1917, U.S. historian and writer.
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|Noun||1.||Schlesinger - United States historian and advisor to President Kennedy (born in 1917)|
|2.||Schlesinger - United States historian (1888-1965)|
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