He spoke with pride of his role and brushed aside criticism about racial stereotyping.

Sometimes called the “father of autoimmunity,” he made key discoveries that altered the understanding of various diseases.

He joined The Post after the Star folded in 1981, then later edited a Pulitzer Prize-winning series.

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He won two Pulitzer Prizes for his studies of the people and ideas of the revolutionary era.

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The retired Air Force lieutenant general played key roles in nuclear strategy, the end of the Cold War and the Persian Gulf War.

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The older sister of investor Warren Buffett gave away $200 million of her wealth, often granting requests from people who wrote to her and her brother for help.

In the 1930s and ’40s, she played trombone with the International Sweethearts of Rhythm.

Her work at IBM led to major advances in the use of supercomputers and software.

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She said she was raped at 14 and later co-founded a support group for young victims of sexual assault.

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For decades, she waged a battle against the Hungarian government to reclaim valuable artworks collected by her grandfather. At her death, the case remained unresolved.

He captured life in the city with his gritty but lyrical columns for the Daily News, Post and other New York papers.

She won the Pulitzer Prize for her 1964 novel “The Keepers of the House.”

As one of the country’s first full-time TV writers, he covered the emerging television scene of the 1950s.

He helped broker the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, which ended most of the violence of the Northern Irish conflict known as the Troubles.

He was in his 30s when fingers in his right hand suddenly stopped working, but remained a gifted performer while gaining renown as a conductor and teacher.

The once-crumbing city center is now jammed with art galleries and museums, churches, shady parks and alleyways reminiscent of Rome or Barcelona.

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The former ranch hand and blacksmith played gruff, plain-talking characters in films such as “Tender Mercies,” “The Natural” and “Cocoon.”

His film range included upbeat musicals, grim historical dramas and a gangster movie with child actors.

Among the first Black officers to supervise White soldiers, he battled ingrained attitudes about race.

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She helped bring the NBA and NHL to Washington with her husband, Abe Pollin, and started innovative counseling centers after losing two children to heart defects.

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Dolinger, Shirley

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Garrett, Earl

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Geil, Phillip

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Gibson, Robert

Giordano, Janet

Gobbett, Theodore

Goldman, Mildred

Goldschen, Donald

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Gooding, Helen

Goodman, Jerome

Green, Shirley

Greene, Leslie

Grosman, Edita (friedman)

Hailes, Gwendolyn

Hamm, Arthur

Harris, Hessie

Hatch, Robert

Hatcher, Stephen

Hayden, Margaret "diane"

Hayman, Phyllis

Hempley, Roy Bernard

Henderson, Frances

Hicks, Nancy

Hicks, Priscilla

Hobbs, Addison

Holmes Jr., Richard Albert

Hornaday Jr., Fred E. "ted"

Hunt, Samuella M.

Ifill, Julie

Jenkins, Anthony "tony"

Jenkins, Norma

Johnson, Mary

Johnston, Barbara

Jones, Charles E.

Jones, Judith

Jones Sr., Prince

Joseph, Pearline

Kaplan, Roberta

Kennedy, Raymond

King, Deborah

Knight, Richard

Kole, Linda S.

Kole, Linda S.

Kolker, Rosalie

Kossow, Julian

Kraft, Joanne

Kraus, Jane

Kuhns, Ann

Lary, Audrey

Lebhar Ii, Godfrey "goff"

Levine, Craig

Lewis, Iris

Lewis, Justine "tina"

Litt, Judge Nahum

Lynch, John

Mangrum, Raymond

Mathis, Steven

Maxwell, Gladys

Mays, Patricia

McLaughlin, Rowenna

Meagher, Alan

Medin, Julia

Menzer, Janet

Milton, Mary

Moore, Dorothy

Moore, John

Moore, Robert

Morcos, Anthony

Morgan, Edward

Mullins, Gervis

Mullins, Gervis H.

Murtha, Diane

Nesmith, Delores

Nixon, Mary

Orr, Cheryl

Palau, Ingrid Christa (zimmermann)

Passman, Marshall

Pranger, Robert

Queen, Emma

Quine, Michael

Racine, Marie

Randall, Mae

Redding, Robert S.

Richter, Phyllis

Rivers, Lawrence

Roan, Anne "nancy"

Robbins, Lianne

Rodriguez, Grey

Rogich, Donald

Ronan, Martin

Rutherford Jr., James Thomas

Ryan, Gerda

Salcetti D.d.s, Dr. Jeanne

Sandler, Samuel

Satre, Robert

Shepherd, Robert

Shifflett, Ralph

Simpson Jr., Murray

Smith, Eric

Smith, Kenneth H.

Spinner, Durley W.

Spofford, Pamela "pam"

St. Pierre, Robert "bob"

Stack Sr., Brendan C.

Steward, Louise

Stiffman, Sandy

Stoutenburgh, Milton Joseph

Sullivan, Leroy

Sumler, Carl

Swann, Tammy

Taylor, Robert

Thomas, Aaron

Thomas, Sandra

Tolliver, Phyllis C.

Tomlin, Charles

Troester Iii, Carl Augustus "tac"

Tvelia Sr., John

Vest, Audrey

Von Bargen Jr., William "bill"

Wagley, John

White, Michael

Wildman, Judith "judy"

Wojcik, John

Wood, David

Worsley, Dwain

Young, Barbara

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