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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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His drumming lent spontaneity and imagination to the unfettered sound of seminal rock ’n’ roll records by Jerry Lee Lewis and others.
He built Maryland into a national powerhouse and became the first coach to win more than 100 games at each of four major college programs.
His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. “If you’re a creative person,” he once said, “it’s important to break rules.”
One of the first voices heard on the airwaves in Asia, he became recognized by generations of listeners in India over 42 years of broadcasting Bollywood music.
He popularized the term “institutional racism" and, with Stokely Carmichael, wrote a book in 1967 that was seen as a radical manifesto.
His New York Times scoop enraged the Nixon White House, which ordered a tap on his phone. He later won a Pulitzer Prize for The Boston Globe.