He and Buck Owens were hosts of a long-running prime-time TV variety show that helped bring country music into mainstream American pop culture.
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“Works of art should not be seen in isolation,” said Mr. Stern, who joined with his father-in-law to create a vast outdoor sculpture garden.
Mr. Fingarette concluded that heavy drinking was willful behavior, not a disease, and that moderate use of alcohol was an acceptable treatment goal.
Her character, Harriet Oleson, a fixture of the long-running series, never missed a chance at small-town social climbing or petty backbiting.
Ms. Patterson, a three-term centrist Democrat from a conservative-leaning district, was also the last woman from South Carolina to hold a House seat.
An heiress to a Texas oil fortune, she protected her assets as her brothers went bust trying to corner silver, and she quietly built a real fortune.
Her research with her husband, Robert Seyfarth, found that baboons and vervet monkeys had more complex social relationships than previously thought.
A low-key Nascar Hall of Famer who won more races than any driver except Richard Petty.
She also investigated links between various disorders, like depression and smoking, and suggested that migraines could cause mental problems — and vice versa.
Ramabai traveled around India in the 19th century to give lectures on women’s emancipation and established one of the country’s first women’s shelters and schools.
More than 200 readers commented after Stan Lee’s death. Some of them described meeting him at comic conventions, his office and even his home.
Our comic book reporter looks at how Stan Lee — the character and the person — recurred throughout his life.
A refugee from Republican politics in Detroit, he plotted the campaigns of progressive Democrats, black mayors and anti-Vietnam War candidates.
After being passed over at Xerox, he became one of the few African-American chief executives of a Fortune 500 company when he took control of Avis.
A New York University dean and professor, he also advanced his views running for governor and comptroller of New York State and heading think tanks.
Mr. Rain was a regular on the stage at the Stratford Festival for decades, but he was perhaps best known for his chilly voice in “2001: A Space Odyssey.”