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Lawrence Roberts, Who Helped Design Internet’s Precursor, Dies at 81

2018-12-30T20:20:08+0000

Dr. Roberts worked with other engineers to create the underpinnings of the Arpanet, making many crucial decisions. But his work did not make him rich.


Carlene Roberts Lawrence, Air Industry Pioneer, Dies at 105

2018-11-02T23:05:17+0000

In 1951, at a time when few women were being admitted into the executive suites of any industry, she became a vice president of American Airlines.


Monica Roberts, Transgender Advocate and Journalist, Dies at 58

2020-10-13T14:51:15+0000

Ms. Roberts started her blog, TransGriot, in 2006, at a time when coverage of transgender issues by the mainstream media was limited.


In Complex Dance, Roberts Pays Tribute to Years of Precedent Behind Roe v. Wade

2005-09-14T05:00:00+0000

Nowhere were Judge John G. Roberts Jr.'s words framed more carefully -- or listened to more closely -- than on the subject of abortion. In what advocates on both sides of the issue described as a complex dance, on the first day of questioning by the Senate Judiciary Committee, Judge Roberts paid full tribute to the weight of 32 years of precedent behind Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision establishing abortion rights. ''It's settled as a precedent of the court, entitled to respect u ...


Burton Roberts, 88, Tom Wolfe’s Model Judge, Dies

2010-10-25T00:02:08+0000

Judge Roberts was a former justice in the Bronx and the inspiration for Myron Kovitsky in Tom Wolfe’s novel “Bonfire of the Vanities.”


Lawrence Roberts, Who Helped Design Internet’s Precursor, Dies at 81

2018-12-30T20:20:08+0000

Dr. Roberts worked with other engineers to create the underpinnings of the Arpanet, making many crucial decisions. But his work did not make him rich.


Carlene Roberts Lawrence, Air Industry Pioneer, Dies at 105

2018-11-02T23:05:17+0000

In 1951, at a time when few women were being admitted into the executive suites of any industry, she became a vice president of American Airlines.


Monica Roberts, Transgender Advocate and Journalist, Dies at 58

2020-10-13T14:51:15+0000

Ms. Roberts started her blog, TransGriot, in 2006, at a time when coverage of transgender issues by the mainstream media was limited.


In Complex Dance, Roberts Pays Tribute to Years of Precedent Behind Roe v. Wade

2005-09-14T05:00:00+0000

Nowhere were Judge John G. Roberts Jr.'s words framed more carefully -- or listened to more closely -- than on the subject of abortion. In what advocates on both sides of the issue described as a complex dance, on the first day of questioning by the Senate Judiciary Committee, Judge Roberts paid full tribute to the weight of 32 years of precedent behind Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision establishing abortion rights. ''It's settled as a precedent of the court, entitled to respect u ...


Burton Roberts, 88, Tom Wolfe’s Model Judge, Dies

2010-10-25T00:02:08+0000

Judge Roberts was a former justice in the Bronx and the inspiration for Myron Kovitsky in Tom Wolfe’s novel “Bonfire of the Vanities.”



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Jeremy Tepper, Alt-Country Impressario, Dies at 60

Sun, 23 Jun 2024 16:21:06 +0000

As a journalist, singer, label owner and radio producer, he fostered a community of musicians on the outskirts of Americana.

Ron Simons, Who Brought Black Stories to Broadway, Dies at 63

Sun, 23 Jun 2024 16:05:12 +0000

He left a career in tech and found success as a producer, winning four Tonys. His mission: staging productions about underrepresented communities.

Nathan Hare, 91, Forceful Founder of First Black Studies Program, Dies

Sat, 22 Jun 2024 04:04:32 +0000

Seeking to bring the ideas of Black power into the classroom — and coining the term “ethnic studies” — he clashed with a university as well as allies on the left.

Donald Sutherland, a Chameleon of a Movie Star, Dies at 88

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 21:40:49 +0000

In a wide-ranging career (from “M*A*S*H” to “Ordinary People” to “The Hunger Games”), he could be endearing in one role, menacing in another and just plain odd in a third.

Tamayo Perry, Surfer Who Appeared in ‘Hawaii Five-0,’ Dies in Shark Attack

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