He was the foil to Bea Arthur’s unyielding feminist on the daring 1970s sitcom “Maude.”

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For three decades the Newport News delegate was known as “Mr. Inside” and embodied the moderate center of his party.

He skewered plutocrats, hucksters, crass politicians and a sensationalist media.

He oversaw the early expansion of the museum’s classical collections to include the works of such modern masters as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko.

The ballet company became one of the country’s premiere cultural institutions, and she maintained a steel-like grip on power over the troupe well into her 90s.

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Rep. Elijah Cummings chaired the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee and helped lead the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

From a gas station, he arranged liaisons and worked as a prostitute for gay and straight stars.

A champion of the Western canon, he faced criticism for dismissing women and Third World writers.

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He was also featured in the 2017 revival of “Twin Peaks” and the “Breaking Bad” film “El Camino.”

After his 1965 spacewalk, he led a Soviet mission that docked in orbit with a U.S. spacecraft.

He received the Caldecott Medal for “The Man Who Walked Between the Towers,” a picture book in which he set out to “resurrect” the fallen World Trade Center towers — if only on the page.

He was a 19-year-old private first class when he almost single-handedly held back a German attack on the Belgian town of Malmedy during the Battle of the Bulge.

He was an irreverent humorist who also retold Bible stories on a Sunday morning CBS series.

He played a part in the development of artificial intelligence, email, the Internet, WiFi and Bluetooth.

The singer, who died Oct. 5 of a heart attack, gave his first performances for customers at his father’s gas station in Sicily and rose to international stardom on the opera stage.

He became a television game-show mainstay in the 1970s.

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He was nominated for three Grammys and accompanied Dizzy Gillespie and Hugh Masekela.

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The prodigiously talented and volcanically temperamental percussionist was as mesmerizing a showman as any preening lead singer or flamboyant guitarist.

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He was a Portuguese political leader and later was a top official at the United Nations.

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She was the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in the TV series “Julia.”

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Doby Sr., Albert "al" "bill"

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Dorsey, Sylvia

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Feathers, Leona

Felder, Cain

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Hendrickson, Judith "judy"

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Lukasik, Stephen

Magee, Angelina

Marbley, Annie

Martin Jr., Garland

Martin, William

Martinez, Stephanie

Mason, David Allen

Mathis, Margaret

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McSwain, Mattie

Micer, Robert

Mills, Dr. E.e. Bernice

Montague, Thelma

Montgomery Iii, Sidney

Nacht, Anita

Neblett Sr., Robert

Nelson, Donna

O'Dea, Richard M.

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Owens Jr., Carrol

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Perry, Marie E.

Phillips, Gary

Pierce, Nanette "nan"

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Reed, Vincent Emory

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Rimmer, Connie

Robinson, Martha

Rogers Jr., Charles

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Rood, Justine

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Rotchford, James

Sallay Jr., Raymond "joe"

Schaefer, Paul B.

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Schmitt, Evelyn

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Seaman, Patricia "penny"

Sewell, Don

Shankman, Bert

Shapiro, Edith

Sheehan, William

Sheneman, Patsy

Sherman, Bruce

Shoemaker, D. Dale

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Turner Sr., Marquette

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Weinstein, Erma

White, Alan

Williams, Thelma

Wilson, Donald

Windsor, Betty

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Workman, Theo

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Young, Naomi

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