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  1. Harry Falk, TV Director and First Husband of Patty Duke, Dies at 83

    1:49 pm 6/8/2016

    He met the actress on her 1960s sitcom and went on to helm such shows as 'Get Smart,' 'The Partridge Family' and 'The Colbys.'Read more

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  2. Willis Pyle, Famed Animator on 'Pinocchio' and 'Mr. Magoo,' Dies at 101

    8:13 am 6/8/2016

    He also worked on 'Bambi' and 'Fantasia' at Disney as well as on the Oscar-winning 'Gerald McBoing-Boing.'Read more

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  3. Critic's Notebook: Peter Shaffer, Master of Duality

    4:05 pm 6/6/2016

    The playwright was a classicist who distanced himself from the angry young men of his generation in elegantly structured dramas such as 'Amadeus' and 'Equus.'Read more

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  4. 'Equus' and 'Amadeus' Playwright Peter Shaffer Dies at 90

    10:01 am 6/6/2016

    For much of his long career, Shaffer achieved the often-elusive goal of combining commercial and critical success.Read more

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  5. NPR Journalist David Gilkey, Translator Killed on Assignment

    7:20 pm 6/5/2016

    Gilkey and Zabihullah Tamanna were traveling with an Afghan army unit near Marjah in Helmand province when the convoy came under fire and their vehicle was struck.Read more

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  6. Roger Enrico, Former Chairman of DreamWorks Animation, Dies at 71

    3:02 pm 6/2/2016

    Enrico also was chief of PepsiCo during the "cola wars" in the '80s. Read more

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  7. Trinity Broadcasting Co-Founder Jan Crouch Dies at 78

    10:47 am 5/31/2016

    Crouch and her husband, Paul, started the network in 1973 by renting airtime on an independent California station.Read more

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  8. Jim Byrne, Former CBS Director of Marketing, Dies at 79

    10:25 am 5/31/2016

    The marketing and communications exec also worked with Walter Cronkite and for the U.S. Football League.Read more

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  9. Makiko Futaki, 'Akira' and Studio Ghibli Animator, Dies at 57

    7:34 pm 5/29/2016

    The prolific animator worked on nearly every major Studio Ghibli animation, including the hit factory's final feature, 'When Marnie Was There'.Read more

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  10. Italian Actor Giorgio Albertazzi Dies at 92

    8:38 pm 5/28/2016

    Albertazzi was considered one of his country's greatest actors.Read more

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