Her books — more than 150 of them — were translated into 30 languages and sold millions of copies.

The best-selling volume, warning of Soviet subversion in America, helped catapult arch-conservative Sen. Barry Goldwater to the Republican presidential nomination in 1964.

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He also treated World War II veterans and co-founded the country’s first sex-reassignment surgery unit.

He was a son of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s treasury secretary and a grandson of the U.S. ambassador to the Ottoman Empire under President Woodrow Wilson.

She was the mother of the entertainer’s three children and never remarried after their divorce in 1951.

He helped win one of the largest civil rights settlements in history.

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Mr. Reed was instrumental in restoring Florida’s Everglades and, as a federal official, helped write major environmental laws.

He championed young composers and set Maurice Sendak’s children’s story to music.

His two-term congressional career was derailed by a perjury conviction in 1989. He later went to prison.

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He was part of the Friendship Nine, a South Carolina group that chose jail over bail.

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He staged the parody number “Springtime for Hitler” for Brooks’s film “The Producers.”

Mr. Ramsey starred at the University of Kentucky and for the Boston Celtics.

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He was the last surviving member of Winston Churchill’s administration and resigned as foreign secretary after the Falkland Islands war. He blamed himself in part for failing to foresee the Argentine invasion.

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The Midwestern state became one of the largest resettlement locations in the country.

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He became a teenage idol and was forced to keep his gay identity secret.

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