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His Texas Southern University team rose to national prominence, and Martin Luther King Jr., Barbara Jordan and Denzel Washington all learned from him.
A folksy but forceful “Green Cowboy,” he helped shape energy policy in the White House and at local utilities for seven decades.
After an early breakthrough on light and matter, he became a writer who challenged climate science and pondered space exploration and nuclear warfare.
His covers for “With the Beatles,” “Rubber Soul” and other records helped define the group’s imagery early in their career.
She drew notice for a story of a gay attraction that threatens a marriage and a fictional diary of a woman in Nazi Germany that some took to be true.
Mr. Freeman was 18 when he wrote and recorded the 1950s pop hit that became his signature. Artists from the Beach Boys to Bette Midler covered it.
The North Carolina prosecutor oversaw cases that led to more than 40 death sentences, and Guinness World Records named him the “deadliest prosecutor” in 1978.
E’Dena Hines, 33, who had a role in one of Mr. Freeman’s recent movies, was found in the street outside her Washington Heights apartment, the police said.
Ms. Freeman was just 14 when she was named Miss Subways, a title bestowed on about 200 young women before the competition was retired 35 years later.
Mr. Freeman, who played jazz since he was a boy, was considered one of the finest tenor saxophonists in jazz but attained wide fame only late in life.
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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.