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Mr. Ashley and his wife founded Laura Ashley, the international company that fashioned tasteful women’s clothing and an array of housewares.
Mr. Barker was one of the burglars whose 1972 break-in at the Watergate building in Washington led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon.
Bernard L. Barker, one of the burglars whose 1972 break-in at the Watergate building led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon.
BARNETT--Bernard. Died of cardio-respiratory failure on July 2nd in Sleepy Hollow, New York, at the age of 84. He graduated magna cum laude from CCNY in 1941 with a degree in accounting. He was with Apfel & Englander from 1941-1969, becoming a senior partner; with Seidman & Seidman from 1970-1986, where he was national director of tax practice; and he served as a senior consultant with BDO Seidman from 1987 to his death. An expert in estate planning, he served as president of the New York State ...
With Philip J. Hirschkop, he brought Loving v. Virginia to the Supreme Court, which struck down laws against interracial marriages.
He ran Haiti’s first cellular network, which he saw as a way of raising the voices of ordinary citizens, in Haiti and the United States. He died of the novel coronavirus.
His experimental works, staged by the Playhouse of the Ridiculous and other groups, challenged audiences and sometimes baffled them.
On topic after topic he shifted the direction of scholarly inquiry, winning two Pulitzers and a Bancroft Prize for his innovative research and groundbreaking works.
He helped run Joseph Papp’s Public Theater (shepherding “A Chorus Line”) and the New York Shakespeare Festival, then helped revive Lincoln Center Theater.
Once hailed as an entrepreneurial success story, the “telecom cowboy,” he presided over one of the biggest scandals in American corporate history.
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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.