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His proposals found their way into Lyndon B. Johnson’s overtures to the Soviet Union, his collaboration with Western Europe and his War on Poverty.
Mr. Bennett, 60, was a coffee grower whose farm was seized as part of the land redistribution program of Robert G. Mugabe. He was a formidable leader of Zimbabwe’s main opposition party.
Dr. Lee diagnosed the elder Mr. Bush’s thyroid condition, treated him after he vomited at a state dinner and earlier recommended government support for AIDS patients.
Mr. Jerman started working as a cleaner for President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1957 and retired in 2012 as an elevator operator for President Barack Obama.
John William King was put to death for the murder of Mr. Byrd, a 49-year-old black man who was dragged behind a truck for miles in an act of unfathomable brutality.
After serving as President Jimmy Carter’s chief aide on scientific matters, he led the National Academy of Sciences for 12 years.
Decades after aiding the Democratic presidential campaigns of George McGovern and Jimmy Carter, he began advising conservatives like Stephen Bannon.
Mrs. Duncan’s campaign to help blacks was far removed from a traditional role for a middle-class white woman.
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His plays, produced frequently in the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s, often threw polar opposites together to explore themes both comic and serious.
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He first attracted attention with the band Television, a fixture of the New York punk rock scene. But his music wasn’t so easily categorized.
One of the last surviving Black pilots from that celebrated group, he was surrounded by an angry mob after parachuting from his P-51 over Austria during World War II.
With partners on NBC and then CBS, and with a rapid, opinionated style, he was heard during every N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament from 1975 to 2008.
“The virtual banishment of figuration and narrative from the vocabulary of so many thoughtful artists was one of the legacies of the modernists,” he said. “I never accepted this.”
He preferred to take pictures of ordinary people. But in events separated by six years, he took indelible pictures of two people who transcended celebrity.
He emphasized the basics of the Japanese martial art, and he encouraged his students to develop their own interpretations of it.