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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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In the race to identify the hormones used to control bodily functions, he battled with his former partner. They later shared the glory.
Born with H.I.V. in 1984, she began raising awareness on television when she was 6 years old.
He filed lawsuits to define chimpanzees as persons and to establish their right to what he called “bodily liberty” over confinement.
For nearly two decades he traveled to factories throughout Europe, sometimes behind the Iron Curtain, to bring modern furniture to Americans.
His drumming lent spontaneity and imagination to the unfettered sound of seminal rock ’n’ roll records by Jerry Lee Lewis and others.
His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. “If you’re a creative person,” he once said, “it’s important to break rules.”