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In charge of the plant in Ukraine, he was held responsible for the world’s worst nuclear-power disaster and imprisoned.
“A Day in the Bleachers” recalled what he saw, heard and felt at the Polo Grounds during a 1954 World Series game in which Willie Mays made “the Catch.”
He played a role in a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in 1980, then oversaw his country’s winning 1988 Olympics bid. He was later mired in legal trouble.