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Be it objectification or celebration, the annual rite she created earned millions for the magazine and helped usher in the supermodel era.
In the 1940s and ’50s she was a glamorous Black star when there were few. Then she became a missionary.
One of his students became a president, another an actress. He also helped the university modernize during the 1970s and ’80s.
His vote for the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996 prompted a gay-interest magazine to prepare to out him. He later regretted his vote and celebrated coming out.
At Yankee Stadium on Oct. 1, 1961, Mr. Durante, a 19-year-old truck driver, stood on his seat in right field and nabbed Roger Maris’s 61st home run one-handed.
His relentless campaigning and his exposure of South Vietnam’s “tiger cages” were instrumental in turning the American public and Congress against the war.