Obituaries Related to "Coleman" from New York Times Archive
Mr. Coleman was the original meteorologist on “Good Morning America” and pioneered green-screen news and round-the-clock weather reporting.
Mr. Coleman’s experiences with bigotry informed his efforts in three major civil rights cases before the United States Supreme Court.
A labor economist, he was a strong voice at the Philadelphia-area college in the 1960s for the admission of women and against the Vietnam War.
Mr. Coleman had a brief big league career but he had the good (or ill) fortune of playing for the Mets in their history-making first two seasons.
Randy Graff, Cady Huffman and Judy Kaye, three alumnae of Coleman shows, perform an affectionate tribute, directed by Will Nunziata, at Feinstein’s/54 Below.
Mr. Coleman was a leader in making jazz less beholden to rules of harmony and rhythm.
Dr. Coleman upset scientific dogma by discovering that genes — not willpower, eating habits or other behaviors — could cause obesity in some people.
Mr. Jacoby helped create some of Jackie Gleason’s most memorable characters.
Despite some very serious consideration that the puppet musical would have to drop its character based on the “Diff’rent Strokes” star, the Coleman role will live on after a tribute at Friday’s performance.
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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.