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LEAD: Charles E. (Chad) Ballard, who was sentenced by a Indiana court to write a book after he accidentally killed his wife in 1982, died on Friday. He was 73 years old.
Mr. Bartlett won a Pulitzer Prize for his national reporting but was remembered especially for hosting a dinner party in 1951 in which he introduced John F. Kennedy to Jacqueline Bouvier.
The singer, once a small-time James Brown impersonator called Black Velvet, was known for his beleaguered rasp and passionate live performances.
Charles William Bray III, press secretary for Secretary of State William P Rogers during Nixon administration, dies at age 72 (M)
Charles W. Bray III was the State Department’s chief spokesman for much of the Vietnam War and during continuing American tensions with the Soviet Union.
He owned a sporting goods store, but his passion was American Legion ball: He coached the same squad for 50 years. He died of Covid-19 complications.
As a football player, he caught a pass to win the state title for his South Carolina high school. He was later a scout for the St. Louis Cardinals. He died of complications of Covid-19.
The national spotlight that focused on Mr. Kanarek made his disruptive circus of courtroom tactics almost as fascinating as his bizarre clients.
After the planes hit on 9/11, he walked from his home in Harlem, against the tide of people fleeing, to help. After Hurricane Katrina, he lent a hand in New Orleans.
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A defector to the U.S., he was admired for his prowess in the Russian repertory, but his individualistic approach “was not for everyone — or for all repertoire.”
He shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics for discoveries of forces that can distort the shape of an atomic nucleus, with implications for human-made nuclear fission.
He was the first living Black Marine to be awarded America’s highest military decoration — 50 years after he demonstrated valor in Vietnam.