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Kenneth Carlton Edelin
(1939 - 2013)
Dr. Kenneth C. Edelin, a Boston physician whose 1975 manslaughter conviction for performing a legal abortion was overturned on appeal in a landmark test of medical, legal, religious and pol...
Scott Carpenter, Astronaut MP
(1925 - 2013)
Malcolm Scott Carpenter (May 1, 1925 – October 10, 2013) was an American test pilot, astronaut and aquanaut. He was one of the original seven astronauts selected for NASA's Project Mercury in ...
János Starker, Cellist
(1924 - 2013)
R.I.P. János Starker By Janos Gereben From San Francisco Classical Voice,
János Starker The world of music mourns the passing of János Starker on Sunday, at age 88, in his Bloomi...
John E. Karlin, Behavioral Scientist MP
(1918 - 2013)
South Africa-born, US-resident behavioural scientist.
He led the team at Bell Labs that was, among other things, responsible for designing the shape of the touch-tone telephone, the introduction of a...
Norman Mailer MP
(1923 - 2007)
"Nachum Melech Shapiro"
Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, poet, playwright, screenwriter and film director.
Along with Truman Capote, Joan D...
Jack Klugman, Actor MP
(1922 - 2012)
Jacob Joachim "Jack" Klugman (April 27, 1922 – December 24, 2012) was an American stage, film and television actor. ( )
Klugman began his career in 1950. He later moved on to television and fi...
Albert Otto Hirschman, Economist MP
(1915 - 2012)
Hirschman (born Otto-Albert Hirschmann; April 7, 1915 – December 10, 2012) was an influential economist and the author of several books on political economy and political ideology. His first maj...