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A full-time college teacher since 1975, he also published nine novels and a short-story collection. [Read More]
While espousing his country's policy of white supremacy, Roelof 'Pik' Botha was also seen as a voice for moderation and reform. [Read More]
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The onetime journalist wrote authoritative accounts of CIA turncoats and the danger of a runaway security state. [Read More]
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In a career stretching back to the 1950s, she recorded more than 80 albums and gave thousands of performances... [Read More]
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Montserrat Caballé, a Spanish soprano who was hailed as one of the greatest operatic singers of the 20th century and who was known for the... [Read More]
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In 1975, Mr. Vinton won an Academy Award for animated short film. [Read More]
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He helped discover a neutrino and a quark and coined the term "the God particle" to describe the Higgs boson. [Read More]
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He led Newsweek's Washington bureau for 20 years and later oversaw the annual college rankings guide for U.S. News & World Report. [Read More]
Mel Elfin, a journalist who led Newsweek's Washington bureau for 20 years, during the height of the Vietnam War and Watergate scandal, and who later... [Read More]
Robert Venturi, an iconoclastic architect often considered the father of postmodernism who rejected sterile, glass-cube structures in favor of an inclusive, eclectic style that embraced... [Read More]
"We had a very healthy 8-pound, 8-ounce baby boy, no problems at all," John Salamone said in 1995, describing his 5-year-old son, David. The problems... [Read More]
Because of an immune deficiency, he developed polio from a vaccine. His father led an effort to change federal vaccination procedures. [Read More]
After working as a drummer, Mr. Sabin opened one of the country's premier jazz record stores, then launched a magazine. [Read More]
He was often the bumbling comic foil to sitcom stars Larry Hagman and Bob Newhart. [Read More]
Richard DeVos, who became a billionaire as a co-founder of Amway, and who later became the owner of the Orlando Magic professional basketball team and... [Read More]
He launched Amway with a childhood friend and was the father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. [Read More]
He leaves a legacy of breakthroughs in economic thought which are influential even today... [Read More]
Lawford's parents were Peter Lawford and Patricia Kennedy Lawford, the sister of President John F. Kennedy and Sens. Robert F. Kennedy and Edward M. Kennedy. [Read More]
He grew up in Hollywood and became an actor like his father, Peter Lawford. [Read More]
He worked in research at the Pentagon and was a top administrator at Rockefeller University. [Read More]
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