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BUCHANAN -- Robert E. Robert ''Buck'' Buchanan, former Executive Vice President of J. Walter Thompson advertising agency, died July 13, at his home in Sag Harbor, NY, at the age of 86. He held a bachelor's and master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and served in Army Air Force Intelligence in World War II. He is survived by his beloved wife Lee of Darien, CT, and two daughters, Heather and Holly of Sag Harbor.
An unassuming screenwriter and actor, Mr. Henry thought up quirky characters with Mel Brooks and inhabited many more on “Saturday Night Live.”
After a forced sterilization at 19, she became first a sculptor and then an advocate for more humane psychiatric care in modern Germany and beyond.
The authorities outlined a disturbing pattern in which they say that Mr. Buck traded drugs and money for sexual favors. They said there were at least 11 victims.
He worked with Allen Toussaint, Buckwheat Zydeco, Clifton Chenier and more. He has been called “the best guitar slinger South Louisiana has to offer.”
Two black men have been found dead in the Democratic donor’s West Hollywood apartment since 2017. The mother of one of the men sued this week.
An unidentified black man was found dead inside Mr. Buck’s apartment in West Hollywood, where another black man, Gemmel Moore, was found dead of an overdose in 2017.
He oversaw a major expansion, hoping the museum would emerge from the shadow of its rivals in Manhattan and dovetail with Brooklyn’s gentrification.
Mr. Compton was a lawyer and prosecutor of Sirhan Sirhan whose World War II heroism was later publicized in “Band of Brothers.”
Mr. Dawson was the first executive director of the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and a leading promoter of the sport.
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