Mr. Reed was with Martin Luther King when he was released from jail in Selma, Ala., and with protesters on Bloody Sunday at the Pettus Bridge.
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Mr. Loeb turned a floundering Money into one of the nation’s most successful publications in the 1980s and led a similar revival at Fortune.
Mr. Hanley served for four decades in New York City’s labor relations office and won productivity gains and respect from union negotiators.
The first black reporter at The Washington Post, Mr. Booker left to become a Jet magazine columnist and Washington bureau chief for its parent company.
Mr. Clifford, once Britain’s highest-profile publicity agent, was serving an eight-year sentence for assaulting woman and girls as young as 15.
On the last day of the 1961 season, Roger Maris hit a Stallard fastball into Yankee Stadium’s right-field seats, breaking Babe Ruth’s record of 60 home runs.
Ms. Wolfe sought AIDS treatment for women in the 1980s and researched gender and racial bias on the SAT exam as head of a think tank.
Under Meyer, the Mustangs reigned in 1981 but were soon stained by a recruiting scandal. He later coached the Patriots and Colts in the N.F.L.
An Israeli, Mr. Gurdus monitored private and public communications over the air to create his own journalistic niche and score reportorial scoops.
He shared a byline with Jack Anderson and was arrested in 1973 in a First Amendment controversy involving his possession of stolen government files.
As the first black varsity basketball player in Southeastern Conference history, he distinguished himself on the court while battling racism.
One of the sport’s most celebrated riders, Steinkraus was the first American to win an individual gold medal in equestrian events.
He represented the Friendship Nine, who chose jail rather than fines after a 1961 sit-in. He went on to become South Carolina’s first black chief justice.
Mr. Gass never scored a best seller, but his ideas and his inventive use of language were influential.
Mickey Carroll, as he was known, was a fixture in the pages of New York-area newspapers and afterward helped raise the profile of the Quinnipiac poll.
Once the youngest of the Académie Française’s 40 “immortals,” he became a national figure through his writings and television appearances.
The singer represented a very French idea of the American dream. He cast a spell at home but was never really understood abroad.
Although he was little known outside the French-speaking world, Mr. Hallyday sold more than 100 million records and starred in numerous movies.
Ms. Keeler’s affair with the government minister John Profumo and other revelations set England abuzz in the early 1960s.
First becoming king at age 5, Michael, at just 22, may have shortened World War II by arresting his country’s fascist dictator. He later went into exile.