Peter Rabbit - the most popular creation of Beatrix Potter, introduced in 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit', 1902. When she met Norman Warne, Potter was a 35 year old spinster. She had firm ideas about how she wanted her book to look, insisting it be small enough for little hands, that text and illustrations be on separate pages, and that the price be low.
À son décès, les deux sprinteurs américains ont tenu à porter son cercueil // N'oublions jamais Peter Norman, héros sans gants, effacé de l’histoire, qui n’a jamais cessé de lutter pour l’égalité des hommes.
Peter Norman (1942-2006) Australian track athlete; silver Olympic medallist, 200 metre sprint, Mexico 1968, with a time of 20.06 seconds (still the Australian 200 metres record in 2017); five-time Australian 200 m champion; known for his humanitarianism and support of John Carlos and Tommie Smith, whose famous black-gloved, raised-fist gesture on the winner’s dais at the 1968 Olympic medal ceremony, generated controversy and resulted in team officials cutting short all their athletic…
American athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos raise their fists and hang their heads while the U.S. national anthem plays during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Their black power salute became front page news around the world as a symbol of the struggle for civil rights. To their left stood Australian Peter Norman.
The 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute: African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists in a gesture of solidarity at the 1968 Olympic games. Australian Silver medalist Peter Norman wore an Olympic Project for Human Rights badge in support of their protest. Both Americans were expelled from the games as a result.
American sprinters Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right), after winning gold and bronze Olympic medals in the 200m, respectively, raise their fists in a Black Power salute, Mexico, 1968. Australian silver medalist Peter Norman is at left.