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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:31 -0400One of the few coaches in the Olympic Hall of Fame has died. Ed Temple coached sprinter Wilma Rudolph and the legendary Tigerbelles of Tennessee State University.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:43:55 -0400Hanson also directed The River Wild, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, 8 Mile and the TV movie Too Big to Fail. He died Tuesday in Los Angeles at the age of 71. Originally broadcast in 1997.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:30:00 -0400NPR's Robert Siegel talks to former NPR South African correspondent John Matisonn about Allister Sparks, a prominent South African journalist who challenged apartheid and exposed a covert propaganda campaign by his government, leading to the president's downfall. Sparks died Monday at 83.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:09:00 -0400David Greene and Steve Inskeep look back on the career of Hollywood director Curtis Hanson, who died on Tuesday at age 71. Hanson was also an Oscar-winning screenwriter.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:35:00 -0400NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to chef Jose Andres about Dorothy Cann Hamilton, founder of the French Culinary Institute, who died in a car accident over the weekend. She was 67.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:54:00 -0400Albee made his debut as a Broadway playwright in 1962 with Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, which went on to win a Tony Award. He died Friday at the age of 88. Originally broadcast in 1984.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400Charmian Carr, who played Liesl von Trapp in The Sound of Music, has died at the age of 73. She sang the song "16 Going on 17" and was a longtime booster for the classic film.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:04:00 -0400The pan-generational duo Suzanne Ciani and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith pay tribute to the modular synth pioneer. "Don Buchla made it possible for me to share the way I hear and connect with the world."
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 10:58:00 -0400The award-winning book was adapted into the beloved film Field of Dreams. The Canadian author is best known for his works about magic — and baseball.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 20:19:00 -0400"All art should be useful," Albee said. "If it's merely decorative, it's a waste of time." The Pulitzer-winning playwright of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? died Friday following a short illness.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:45:00 -0400I was probably 9 years old at the height of my obsession with Tupac's "Hail Mary." I didn't know what I was capable of then, but I was not to be trifled with.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 03:11:00 -0400He took the electronics chain from one store in Brooklyn, N.Y., to — at its height — 43 stores in four states. Antar went to prison for racketeering and stock fraud, but his conviction was overturned.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 08:03:05 -0400Former Bush Solicitor General Ted Olson reflects on how his life has changed since September 11, 2001. His wife Barbara Olson died in the attack on the Pentagon that day.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 08:03:04 -0400To mark the 15th anniversary of September 11, NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick. He lost his brother and more than 600 of his employees on that day.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 08:03:00 -0400President Obama speaks at the 9/11 memorial service at the Pentgaon following a moment of silence at the White House.