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Former George H. W. Bush Speechwriter Remembers Barbara Bush

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Carl Kasell, Voice Of Authority And Soul Of Irreverence, Dies

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Remembering Milos Forman, Director Of 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest'

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Before He Became The 'Night Court' Judge, Harry Anderson Was A Con-Man Magician

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Barbara Bush On Meeting George, Motherhood And Her Signature Fake Pearls

Barbara Bush (shown here at the White House in 1989) met her husband, former President George H.W. Bush, at a dance when she was 16.Bob Daugherty/APhide caption

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Barbara Bush On Meeting George, Motherhood And Her Signature Fake Pearls

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Remembering Carl Kasell, Longtime NPR Newscaster

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Legacy: Barbara Bush's Approach To Policy And Politics

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush's Book Editor Remembers Her As Smart, Funny And Direct

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies At 92

First lady Barbara Bush, with her pet dog Millie, talks to reporters in September 1990 in Washington, D.C. Mrs. Bush said Iraq cannot be allowed to get away with its occupation of Kuwait. She also revealed that Millie has a case of lupus but "she's in complete remission."Charles Tasnadi/APhide caption

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies At 92

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Peter Sagal: Carl Kasell 'Was Kind Down To His Bones'

On Tuesday we lost a colleague. Carl Kasell (left) was an NPR newscaster for decades and then became judge and official scorekeeper for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! He died from complications of Alzheimer's disease at age 84. Wait Wait host Peter Sagal (right) says he loved how much Carl enjoyed himself.NPRhide caption

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Peter Sagal: Carl Kasell 'Was Kind Down To His Bones'

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NPR Newscaster Carl Kasell Dies At 84, After A Lifelong Career On-Air

NPR's Carl Kasell delivers one of his last newscasts during Morning Edition on Dec. 30, 2009 in Washington, D.C.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Imageshide caption

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NPR Newscaster Carl Kasell Dies At 84, After A Lifelong Career On-Air

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Acclaimed Movie Director Milos Forman Dies At 86

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R. Lee Ermey, 'Full Metal Jacket' Sergeant, Dies At 74

Vietnam veteran and character actor R. Lee "Gunny" Ermey joined 700 Veterans as part of the IAVA/Victory Motorcycles presence at the 2014 America's Parade in New York. Ermey died Sunday from complications of pneumonia, his manager Bill Rogin said.Charles Sykes/AP Images for IAVA and Victory Motorcycleshide caption

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Didn't Die, 'She Multiplied'

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, in Johannesburg in December 2017, made the doek, a head covering and symbol of African womanhood, her trademark.Mujahid Safodien/AFP/Getty Imageshide caption

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