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FAIRFIELD, Conn., Dec. 19 —Philo Clarke Calhoun, a lawyer and author, died today in his home. He was 75 years old. Mr. Calhoun had been a partner in Marsh, Day & Calhoun in Bridgeport since 1920.
He was a solid, dependable player, but he had the misfortune of joining the Yankees just as they tumbled from greatness.
Mr. Clarke was the last surviving member of the British rock band’s best-known lineup.
A middle- and long-distance runner who broke 17 world records, some by huge margins, in the mid-1960s but never won an Olympic gold medal.
Australian captain Michael Clarke breaks down in tears as he delivers a tribute to Australia's Phillip Hughes who died the day before. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Mr. Duncan rose from working as a ditch digger to employ his booming bass voice and immense physical presence in many movie roles, most notably a tragic prisoner with a healing touch in the 1999 film “The Green Mile.”
Arthur C. Clarke, a writer whose seamless blend of scientific expertise and poetic imagination helped usher in the space age, died Wednesday in Colombo, where he had lived since 1956. He was 90.
Arthur C. Clarke, a writer whose seamless blend of scientific expertise and poetic imagination helped usher in the space age, died early Wednesday in Colombo, Sri Lanka, where he had lived since 1956. He was 90.
Mr. Clarke’s seamless blend of scientific expertise and poetic imagination helped usher in the space age.
Mr. Clarke was a writer whose seamless blend of scientific expertise and poetic imagination helped usher in the space age.
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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.