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Lester Grinspoon, Influential Marijuana Scholar, Dies at 92

2020-07-02T18:16:51+0000

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

2020-06-26T18:13:03+0000

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

2019-01-14T20:50:55+0000

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

2018-08-24T17:47:04+0000

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.


Lester Maddox, Whites-Only Restaurateur and Georgia Governor, Dies at 87

2003-06-26T05:00:00+0000

Lester Maddox, Atlanta restaurant owner and Georgia governor who opposed desegregation, dies at age 87; photo (L)


Lester Maddox, Whites-Only Restaurateur and Georgia Governor, Dies at 87

2003-06-25T05:00:00+0000

Lester Maddox, the Atlanta restaurant owner and archsegregationist who adopted the pick handle as his symbol of defiance in a successful bid for the Georgia governorship in 1966, died on Wednesday in Atlanta. He was 87. Mr. Maddox first came to national attention in 1964, after he violated the newly signed federal Civil Rights Act by refusing to serve three black Georgia Tech students at his Pickrick Restaurant. The Pickrick was noted for the quality of its fried chicken and for its reasonabl ...


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

2008-08-16T02:44:31+0000

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

2020-07-02T18:16:51+0000

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

2020-06-26T18:13:03+0000

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

2019-01-14T20:50:55+0000

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.



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Laurence Silberman, Conservative Touchstone on the Bench, Dies at 86

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 20:00:30 +0000

From his powerful perch on the D.C. appeals court, he voided gun controls and challenged press freedoms but also upheld the Affordable Care Act.

Kitten Natividad, Movie Star in Russ Meyer’s Bawdy World, Dies at 74

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 19:57:01 +0000

She was top-billed in his final feature, “Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens.” She was also his paramour and, he said, his favorite leading lady.

Tiffany Jackson, Texas Star Forward and W.N.B.A. Veteran, Dies at 37

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 20:02:32 +0000

She was an All-American in college and spent nine years as a pro. “I don’t think I’ve seen a player as competitive,” her college coach said.



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