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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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After his unlikely win, in 1972, he spent his single term pushing for a more liberal foreign policy, particularly toward Africa.
He took the extraordinary step of banning tackling during all practices, which reduced concussions at a time when brain trauma in football had become a crisis.
He served for 38 years in Parliament and, after being elected president at a critical moment in Italy’s fortunes, helped stabilize the country.
With exquisite precision, he used costumes and sets in staging many of his pictures, letting his subjects, whatever their social status, express themselves.
He was especially acclaimed for his performances at the Bayreuth Festival in Germany. As his voice developed, he once said, so did his view of how and why to deploy it.
Her novels and nonfiction provided alternatives to the Western- and male-centric views of modern India offered by writers like E.M. Forster.