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Ms. Duke, a former reporter, executive and ambassador, was a prominent voice for health and education initiatives in Africa, Asia and elsewhere.
A decorated combat veteran of World War II, he reigned for 36 years, many of them coinciding with a period of great prosperity for his small country.
The 32nd season includes 27 separate programs from September through June, with Chucho Valdés, Chick Corea, Cécile McLorin Salvant and many others.
As a scholar and government researcher, he did field work in remote spots, finding indigenous remedies, trying them himself and pouring them into books.
Mr. Applegate was best known for playing the boyfriend of the show’s character Patty Lane.
The sixth Duke of Westminster was the country’s richest landowner, worth an estimated $12 billion, and a friend of the royal family.
For a time Mr. Schallert seemed to be everywhere on TV, usually as an authority figure, as he was in the popular “Tribbles” episode of “Star Trek.”
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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.