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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:58:04 GMTWilliam Powell, as seen in the documentary “American Anarchist.”The author was an angry teenager when he began research on the book, which outlined weapon use, bomb-building techniques and drug manufacturing.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:05:28 GMTWilliam McPherson in a photograph from 1977.The Pulitzer Prize winner wrote for The Washington Post and was the author of the acclaimed novel “Testing the Current.”
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:20 GMTArthur Blythe at the North Sea Jazz Festival in 1984 in The Hague, the Netherlands.A standard-bearer of the New York jazz avant-garde in the late ’70s, he had a vibrato-thickened style and was a spokesman for jazz’s Afrocentric vanguard.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:19:59 GMTAhmed Kathrada, right, with former President Nelson Mandela and his daughter Zindzi Mandela in Johannesburg in 2010.He spent 26 years in prison, many alongside his close friend Nelson Mandela, for resisting white minority rule.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:41:25 GMTMr. Minor in 1956. “No Southern newspaperman has done more for civil rights and civil liberties,” a fellow reporter said.Mr. Minor was already known for exposing corrupt Mississippi politicians when he became one of the South’s leading news voices on the civil rights movement.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:44:56 GMTDon Hunstein in an undated photograph.As a staff photographer for Columbia Records, Mr. Hunstein shot Bob Dylan, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and many others.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:17:46 GMTChristine Kaufmann in the 1961 film “Town Without Pity.” She won a Golden Globe Award for her role.Ms. Kaufmann, who was born in Austria, won a Golden Globe Award for her Hollywood debut in the film and later married Tony Curtis.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:29:53 GMTThe book, published by William Powell in 1971, styled itself as a guide for would-be revolutionaries and had information on explosives, guns and drugs.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:35:39 GMTDarlene Cates and Johnny Depp in “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.”She was spotted on a talk show discussing her obesity and had never acted professionally before being cast as Johnny Depp’s mother in the 1993 film.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:13:45 GMTPaul Novograd at the Claremont Riding Academy in Manhattan in 2007, the year the stables closed. The business began in 1892.Mr. Novograd reluctantly closed his family’s Claremont Riding Academy in 2007. Opened in 1892, it was billed as the oldest continuously operating stable in New York City.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:19:17 GMTDavid Storey, author of “The Changing Room,” outside the Morosco Theater in 1973.Mr. Storey’s plays often reflected Britain’s class tensions but resonated with audiences around the world and with people of all backgrounds.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:09:11 GMTAgustina del Carmen Castro Ruz, the youngest of seven Castro siblings, never served in the Cuban government and kept a low profile.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:31:16 GMTSantiago Barberi Gonzalez at the Berluti men’s wear fall 2017 show in January in Paris.The designer was the charismatic president of one of the largest purveyors of crocodile handbags in the world.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:00:21 GMTRoger Wilkins in an undated photo.Mr. Wilkins waged a decades-long war against racism as a government official, a foundation executive, a journalist, an author and a professor.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:41:44 GMTRobin O’Hara, center, on the set of “Gummo.” She was a co-producer.Ms. O’Hara got her start as a producer in the mid-1980s at the Kitchen, the experimental performance space in Chelsea.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:23:14 GMTBrooke Astor and David Rockefeller at her 100th birthday party at his estate in Westchester County, in 2002.For years, he was the frequent companion of the equally fabled Mrs. Astor. Then, in her final years, he also became her protector in an ugly, tabloid-ready fight with her son.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:48:47 GMTCardinal William H. Keeler at St Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City in 2005.The former archbishop of Baltimore spoke up for victims of sexual abuse by priests, and is credited with improving Catholic-Jewish relations.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:38:46 GMTBernie Wrightson, comic artist, in an undated photograph.Mr. Wrightson, who learned his craft by studying comics and taking correspondence courses, loved to meet fans and attend conventions.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:55:18 GMTBoris V. Shekhtman’s teaching methods were intended for everyday face-to-face exchanges.Mr. Shekhtman was instrumental in recasting the way foreign languages were taught.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:30:17 GMTGershon Kekst in 1983. He pioneered a public relations niche that has become a huge industry in its own right, with dozens of competitors now vying to advise on mergers and financial crises.For more than five decades in public relations, Mr. Kekst forged relationships with business moguls and the bankers and lawyers who advised them on takeovers.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:15:59 GMTJimmy Breslin, who died at 88 on March 19, reported at a Brooklyn building collapse in 1999.The Times has long made a practice of keeping a deep reservoir of advance obits ready.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 04:00:18 GMTAnatoly S. Chernyaev at home in 2012.Mr. Chernyaev advised Mikhail S. Gorbachev on foreign and domestic affairs and played a central role in his attempt to liberalize and modernize the Soviet Union.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:04:09 GMTDr. Lewis P. Rowland with residents at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. In 1973, he went to Columbia, where he was chairman of the neurology department for 25 years, retiring in 1998.Dr. Rowland, who had a special interest in A.L.S., or Lou Gehrig’s disease, refused to be interrogated by investigators in the McCarthy era.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:52:03 GMTPeter Kwong.Professor Kwong was a scholar, journalist, documentary filmmaker and author, charting the history of Chinese newcomers in the United States.