He was a longtime broadcaster on Nashville's WSM radio and later on television for the Nashville Network.

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AIM led major national protests in the 1970s, including a march to Washington and the militant Wounded Knee uprising in South Dakota.

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After turning 100, he received an honorary promotion to brigadier general.

He led the West African country for seven years but struggled to deal with an economic crisis and Islamist insurgency.

Joe B. Hall guided the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team to a national championship in 1978.

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He was the longtime drama critic of the Wall Street Journal and wrote biographies of H.L. Mencken, Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington.

In decades of single-minded devotion to science, she produced seminal findings about cancer, how it develops, how it may be treated and the genetics underlying those discoveries.

He subsequently served two terms as Maryland’s attorney general and ran unsuccessfully for governor in 1986.

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Mr. Pyatt was among an early corps of Black journalists who cracked the segregation barriers of Southern newspapers when he began his career in 1964 at his hometown publication, the Charleston (S.C.) News & Courier.

The singer led one of the premier acts of the girl-group era.

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He exposed multimillion-dollar vice and bribery in the upper echelons of two of the world’s biggest sporting organizations: the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and FIFA.

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The American mezzo-soprano was known for the dramatic intelligence and intensity she brought to a broad sweep of parts on the world’s leading operatic stages.

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He was also the first openly gay Mr. Olympia, winning bodybuilding's most prestigious title in 1982 after previously coming in second to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Franco Columbu.

For three decades, he lived in a low-income, assisted-living apartment in the District’s Foggy Bottom neighborhood.

He spent 25 years as a foreign correspondent and won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the struggle to end apartheid in South Africa.

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With several collaborators, he created and promoted the 1969 festival that served as a touchstone for generations of music fans.

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Sassoli, an Italian socialist, fought hard for the union’s landmark coronavirus relief budget over the objections of wealthier members.

The speedy receiver was a favorite target of Jets quarterback Joe Namath.

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“The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis,” set in high school and college, was a huge TV hit. Mr. Hickman later became a network executive and director.

"When you’re a comedian, you’re looking at the world from the outside in,” he once said. “You’re trying to be funny, but at the same time you’re really asking, ‘What’s it all mean?’ ”

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