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He was one of the “disease detectives” who stalked the virus around the globe until the last naturally occurring case was identified in Somalia in 1977.
  • Oct 23, 2020
The live-action model for Disney’s 1937 film later hoofed across the screen in a popular husband-and-wife duo.
  • Oct 22, 2020
He was also known for his collaboration with Charles Aznavour, the French balladeer for whom he provided the English lyrics of such hits as “Yesterday, When I Was Young” and “She.”
  • Oct 15, 2020
He was only seven years out of law school in 1967 when he argued the Supreme Court case that would reverberate for decades in that chamber and beyond.
  • Oct 13, 2020
“Still Alive,” an unsparing account of her coming-of-age in Nazi Europe, was praised as an essential entry in the canon of books by Holocaust survivors.
  • Oct 13, 2020
He orchestration of state dinners, weddings and receptions made her, the first lady said, the “greatest showman since P.T. Barnum.”
  • Oct 10, 2020
His work helped show the danger of CFCs, common chemicals found in refrigerants and hair sprays whose use was later greatly curtailed by a landmark international accord.
  • Oct 8, 2020
Her reports energized feminists with their frank discussion of how women achieve sexual pleasure, even as social scientists decried the studies as pseudoscience.
  • Sep 11, 2020
Her court victory in 1950 helped open long-segregated professional and graduate schools.
  • Sep 9, 2020
Operating on the very young, the old and the sick, he expanded the lifesaving potential of organ transplants beyond what was once thought to be possible.
  • Sep 4, 2020