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Bradford Cannon, a Boston physician and pioneer in reconstructive plastic surgery who applied path-breaking medical techniques to advance skin grafting, especially in cases involving serious burns, died on Dec. 20 at his daughter's home in Lincoln, Mass. He was 98. The cause was pneumonia, his family said.
His Baseball Reliquary collects quirky artifacts and honors people who wouldn’t ordinarily be elected to the august Baseball Hall of Fame.
A writer and publisher who had lost his sight, he opened his door to a revolving cast of painters, poets, musicians and others for meandering conversation.
In her teaching and in books like “Black Womanist Ethics,” Dr. Cannon sought to escape the white- and male-centered views of religion.
He won the 1959 Heisman Trophy and played professionally for 11 years. Then his involvement in a counterfeiting operation landed him in prison.
A painter, memoirist and daughter of an early feminist, she wrote frankly of the Kennedy White House, where her husband, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., was an adviser.
The activist, Baek Nam-gi, who had been expelled from school twice for protests against the dictator Park Chung-hee, was injured while opposing Mr. Park’s daughter, President Park Geun-hye.
A group of riders left San Diego on Saturday to re-enact the record-setting cross-country trip, completed in 11 days in 1914.
Turkish police fire water cannon to push back thousands of demonstrators close to Istanbul's central Taksim square during a protest triggered by the death of a teenager wounded in street clashes last summer. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Mr. Cannon was a former journalist who advised top policy makers in Washington, including President Gerald R. Ford.
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He first attracted attention with the band Television, a fixture of the New York punk rock scene. But his music wasn’t so easily categorized.
One of the last surviving Black pilots from that celebrated group, he was surrounded by an angry mob after parachuting from his P-51 over Austria during World War II.
With partners on NBC and then CBS, and with a rapid, opinionated style, he was heard during every N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament from 1975 to 2008.
“The virtual banishment of figuration and narrative from the vocabulary of so many thoughtful artists was one of the legacies of the modernists,” he said. “I never accepted this.”
He preferred to take pictures of ordinary people. But in events separated by six years, he took indelible pictures of two people who transcended celebrity.
He emphasized the basics of the Japanese martial art, and he encouraged his students to develop their own interpretations of it.