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An influential art historian, he called out racism in the museum world, and in the broader culture as well.
Professor Berger was known for his work in what is called the sociology of knowledge — understanding how humans experience everyday reality.
The British essayist, novelist and screenwriter’s book and TV series “Ways of Seeing” declared war on traditional ways of thinking about art.
A political confidant of President Bill Clinton who held the foreign policy post at a moment when the U.S. was viewed as the world’s sole superpower.
During the 1950s with the Brooklyn-based Topps company, Mr. Berger was credited with creating the modern baseball card, adding color, statistics and facsimiles of stars’ signatures.
Mr. Berger was known as the author of “Little Big Man” and books that explored the American West, but his body of work was broader than that.
Woody Allen and producers of “The Sopranos,” among others, cast Ms. Berger for her specialty: the older ethnic woman.
Dr. Berger helped start the modern era of drug development with his invention of Miltown, the first mass-market psychiatric drug and a forerunner of Valium and Prozac.
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A renowned defender of the marginalized, she had many celebrated victories, including a Florida appeal known as the case of the Death Row Brothers.
She was a rising swing era star when she quit to raise children, at the request of her first husband, the bandleader Harry James. But her singing days weren’t over.
Ms. Cara was a child star from the Bronx who gained fame in the 1980s as a singer of pop anthems and as the star of the movie “Fame.”
A Hall of Fame defenseman for the Toronto Maple Leafs, he led the way for other European hockey players in the league.
Though his political career was brief, after storming to victory with a former Miss America by his side, he made millions after selling the fried chicken chain.
His music blended traditional idioms with pop inflections and social themes, earning him comparisons with Bob Dylan.