Posts Tagged "Obit"

@BryanAGraham: Prince’s 58-word obit of Dick Clark is my favorite thing to appear in @EW this year.

sportsnetny:

This expression gets overused, but if anyone deserves a “they don’t make ‘em like that anymore” it’s Bert Sugar. RIP. - @emmaspan

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reuters:

Whitney Houston’s sudden death has shocked the music industry and fans around the world. Watch the scene of the icon’s last moments, and listen to Clive Davis’ touching testimonial at the Grammy party. A life to remember.

Ex-Times Editorial Page Editor Tony Blankley dead at 63 - Washington Times →

Tony Blankley, a noted conservative author and commentator and former editorial page editor of The Washington Times, died Sunday morning, according to family sources. He was 63 and had been battling stomach cancer.


Norman Borlaug, Leader of the Green Revolution, Dies at 95 
Dr. Borlaug, the winner of the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize, developed high-yielding crop varieties that helped to avert mass famines across the globe.
Norman E. Borlaug, the plant scientist who did more than anyone else in the 20th century to teach the world to feed itself and whose work was credited with saving hundreds of millions of lives, died Saturday night. He was 95 and lived in Dallas.
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Norman Borlaug, Leader of the Green Revolution, Dies at 95 

Dr. Borlaug, the winner of the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize, developed high-yielding crop varieties that helped to avert mass famines across the globe.

Norman E. Borlaug, the plant scientist who did more than anyone else in the 20th century to teach the world to feed itself and whose work was credited with saving hundreds of millions of lives, died Saturday night. He was 95 and lived in Dallas.

continue reading…nytimes