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Mr. DeFranco, whose career lasted more than 70 years, was acclaimed as the finest of his era.
Mr. Sargent directed about 70 projects, including the thriller “The Taking of Pelham One Two Three.”
David Colker and Scott Collins
At ABC, Mr. Stoddard had key roles in producing the highly rated miniseries and others and network programs.
Mr. Thompson, 72, investigated the death of Elvis Presley and toxic experiments on recruits in WWII.
Known for energetic performances, the gravel-voiced singer had hits from the ’60s to the ’80s.
Kirsten Grieshaber and — Associated Press
The Austrian-born entertainer dominated pop music in the German-speaking world.
Mr. Mabee won the 1944 Pulitzer for his often-scathing biography of the painter and inventor Samuel Morse.
Mr. Howe, a transitional figure in Yale admissions policies, later led the American Field Service.
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