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McKINNEY-Robert Moody. Ambassador McKinney was the stepfather of our beloved friend and member of Hunter/Brookdale's Board of Overseers, Edmee deM. Firth, and was a loyal supporter of our work. Our hearts go out to Edmee, her children and all of the Ambassador's family. The Board of Overseers and Staff of the Brookdale Center on Aging, Hunter College
McKINNEY-Robert Moody. A former U.S. Ambassador and Editor and Publisher of the Santa Fe New Mexican for more than half a century, died of pneumonia Sunday night at New York Hospital. He was 90. He was a diplomat, corporate director, conservationist, veteran and poet. McKinney served by appointment to five presidents: As Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior, as U.S. Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency at Vienna, as U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and held two ap ...
Mr. Thomas sang, wrote songs and played flute, most notably on “Nights in White Satin,” which became the group’s signature song.
Mr. Moody, a British character actor, flared to prominence in the role of Dickens’s guru of thievery, in the stage and screen adaptation of “Oliver!”.
Ms. Moody’s memoir powerfully described growing up black in the Jim Crow era and taking part in the civil rights movement as a young woman.
Mr. Moody gained fame as the urn-carrying manager Paul Bearer for the pro wrestlers the Undertaker and Kane in World Wrestling Entertainment.
Rev. Moody was a church leader who hurled himself and his Greenwich Village congregation into roiling social issues.
Mr. Moody, a saxophonist and flutist, was celebrated for his virtuosity, his versatility and his onstage ebullience.
the world's top female tennis player for nearly a decade
Mr. Moody, known as Sarge, emerged from obscurity to win the 1969 United States Open, his only PGA Tour victory.
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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.