Obituaries Related to "Cannon" from New York Times Archive
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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His drumming lent spontaneity and imagination to the unfettered sound of seminal rock ’n’ roll records by Jerry Lee Lewis and others.
He built Maryland into a national powerhouse and became the first coach to win more than 100 games at each of four major college programs.
His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. “If you’re a creative person,” he once said, “it’s important to break rules.”
One of the first voices heard on the airwaves in Asia, he became recognized by generations of listeners in India over 42 years of broadcasting Bollywood music.
He popularized the term “institutional racism" and, with Stokely Carmichael, wrote a book in 1967 that was seen as a radical manifesto.
His New York Times scoop enraged the Nixon White House, which ordered a tap on his phone. He later won a Pulitzer Prize for The Boston Globe.