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C. Lester Hogan, Physicist Who Fought Motorola, Dies at 88


Mr. Hogan’s departure from his job in 1968 as a top executive at Motorola to one at Fairchild led to a celebrated lawsuit.

Lester Grinspoon, Influential Marijuana Scholar, Dies at 92


He believed pot was dangerous until his research convinced him otherwise. He then became a leading proponent of legalization.

Lester Crystal, Guiding Force Behind ‘NewsHour,’ Dies at 85


As executive producer, he expanded the PBS newscast to an hour and helped make it a distinctive voice in broadcast journalism.

Lester Wunderman, Father of Direct Marketing, Dies at 98


He was even credited with coining the term as a co-founder of the world’s largest direct-marketing ad agency, long before there were internet cookies.

Lazy Lester, Luminary of Swamp Blues, Is Dead at 85


A leading figure in a subgenre that combines traditional blues with Cajun, country and other styles, he got his nickname for his relaxed vocal style.

Notable Deaths 2016: Lester Thurow


Lester James Peries, 99, Visionary Sri Lankan Filmmaker, Dies


Shunning traditional dance and fantasy fare, he made psychologically rich stories that brought wide recognition to an island nation’s film industry.

Julius Lester, Chronicler of Black America, Is Dead at 78


A captivating and often polarizing writer, Mr. Lester traveled through a labyrinth of religious and ethnic identities, including a conversion to Judaism.

Jon Lester, Convicted in Howard Beach Race Attack, Dies at 48


At 17, he was called a ringleader in the 1986 assault by whites in Queens that left a black man dead and another badly beaten. The family said he committed suicide.

Lester Tenney, 96, Dies; Faced Japan’s Brutality and Won Its Apologies


Mr. Tenney survived the Bataan Death March, followed by three and a half years of slave labor as a prisoner during World War II.

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Dick Clark, Iowan Who Walked 1,300 Miles for a Senate Seat, Dies at 95

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 19:27:13 +0000

After his unlikely win, in 1972, he spent his single term pushing for a more liberal foreign policy, particularly toward Africa.

Buddy Teevens, Pioneering Dartmouth Football Coach, Dies at 66

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 14:55:04 +0000

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.

Giorgio Napolitano, Italian Post-Communist Pillar, Dies at 98

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 19:49:22 +0000

He served for 38 years in Parliament and, after being elected president at a critical moment in Italy’s fortunes, helped stabilize the country.

Erwin Olaf, Photographer With an Eye for the Theatrical, Dies at 64

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 15:07:40 +0000

With exquisite precision, he used costumes and sets in staging many of his pictures, letting his subjects, whatever their social status, express themselves.

Stephen Gould, Tenor Best Known for Tackling Wagner, Dies at 61

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 15:00:38 +0000

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.

Gita Mehta, Whose Writing Shaped Perspectives of India, Dies at 80

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 16:53:36 +0000

Her novels and nonfiction provided alternatives to the Western- and male-centric views of modern India offered by writers like E.M. Forster.

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