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When poets refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.
Jacques Cousteau (8) – Have you seen nature documentaries on PBS or Animal Planet? Cousteau was pretty much the granddaddy of this kind of filmmaking. Plus he was a commando in the French navy and he helped invent the aqualung.