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A.J. ‘Jack’ Langguth, journalist and historian, dies at 81

Mr. Langguth wrote an acclaimed book on Vietnam and has a new work coming out this month.

Toby Massey, wire service photo editor, dies at 80

Toby Massey, wire service photo editor, dies at 80

Mr. Massey spent 38 years as a photographer and editor at the Associated Press.

Stephen D. Isaacs, Post journalist and professor, dies at 76

Stephen D. Isaacs, Post journalist and professor, dies at 76

Mr. Isaacs was city editor of The Washington Post at 26 and a journalism professor at Columbia.

Former Louis Vuitton CEO Yves Carcelle dies

Former Louis Vuitton CEO Yves Carcelle dies

He was credited with turning Louis Vuitton into the world’s largest and most valuable luxury brand.

Werner Franz, survivor of Hindenburg crash, dies at 92

Werner Franz, survivor of Hindenburg crash, dies at 92

Mr. Franz was a cabin boy aboard the German airship, which was destroyed in a fiery New Jersey crash in 1937.

John A. Walker Jr., who led family spy ring, dies at 77

John A. Walker Jr., who led family spy ring, dies at 77

Mr. Walker used his Navy access to hand over sensitive materials to the Soviets for nearly 20 years.

Lida Moser, photographer of New York and beyond, dies

Lida Moser, photographer of New York and beyond, dies

Ms. Moser trained her camera on faces and scenes that reflected life in the second half of the 20th century.

Edward Norton dies; nearly cost wife a career in Congress

Edward Norton dies; nearly cost wife a career in Congress

Mr. Norton, ex-husband of Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, failed to file local taxes for seven years.

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Notable deaths of 2014

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Lauren Bacall (1924-2014)

Bacall, widow to late actor Humphrey Bogart, played major roles in such films as “The Big Sleep” and “How to Marry a Millionaire.”

The life of former U.S. senator Howard Baker

The Senate majority leader and White House chief of staff under President Ronald Reagan died June 26 at age 88.

Notable deaths of 2014

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Herb Jeffries (1911-2014)

Herb Jeffries, historic actor and jazz musician has died.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

The Nobel Prize-winning author of “One Hundred Years of Solitude” influenced generations of writers around the world.

Mickey Rooney (1920-2014)

The former singer, actor and dancer dies at age 93.

Lawrence E. Walsh (1912-2014)

Lawrence E. Walsh, the independent counsel for the Iran-contra investigation has died. He was 102.