G. JAMES FLEMING
Morgan State Professor
G. James Fleming, 86, a retired political science professor and former chairman of the Morgan State University board of trustees, died of a heart ailment Aug. 1 at a Baltimore retirement home.
A member of Morgan State's board since 1969, he served as board chairman from 1976 to 1980.
Dr. Fleming began his teaching career at Morgan State in 1954 and retired 20 years later. During his tenure at Morgan, he started Morgan's Institute for Political Education and served as its director until 1966. He also had been a visiting professor at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.
HANS PAUL VERHOEF
Dutch AIDS Victim
Hans Paul Verhoef, 33, a Dutch AIDS victim imprisoned in Minnesota last year for not declaring he had the disease when he entered the United States, died July 23 at a hospital in the Netherlands. He had been hospitalized with AIDS since May.
Mr. Verhoef landed at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport en route to a gay and lesbian health conference in San Francisco. He was detained under a 1987 law that allows the Immigration and Naturalization Service to deny entry to visitors with AIDS or the AIDS virus. He was released after five days.
JAMES S. BRADSHAW
Teacher and Journalist
James Stanford Bradshaw, 68, a former Associated Press correspondent who took up teaching journalism at Michigan colleges after working for several years in Latin America and Washington, died of cancer Aug. 2 in Mount Pleasant, Mich.
He joined the AP in Detroit in 1949 after working for the Grand Rapids Press and the Ann Arbor News. He worked for AP in Argentina and Brazil from 1951 to 1955. He then came to Washington and worked here for the AP before spending six years with the Agency for International Development.
In 1969, Dr. Bradshaw joined the faculty at Central Michigan University, where he taught advanced reporting and journalism history until 1983, when he became a full professor at Michigan State.
NORMAN F. MACLEAN
Teacher and Author
Norman F. Maclean, 87, whose critically praised book about fishing and growing up in Montana was written after he retired as an English professor at the University of Chicago, died Aug. 2 at his home in Chicago.
He began his best-known work, "A River Runs Through It," when he was 70 years old. The title piece of the collection of three stories describes his boyhood life in western Montana, learning about life and fly fishing from his Presbyterian father. The other two stories were about his days in logging camps and the U.S. Forest Service.
At Chicago, he taught Shakespeare using anecdotes from logging camp work. He was awarded the Quantrell Prize for excellence in undergraduate teaching three times. In announcing his death, the University of Chicago said Robert Redford has bought the movie rights and plans to direct the film version of "A River Runs Through It" next summer.